Articles

Monday, January 26, 2009 - 9:33am

A grant from the Anthem Blue Cross Foundation is helping Community Regional Medical Center bring the highest breast care technology to downtown Fresno.


Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - 9:36am

Medical helicopters can land on top of Community Regional Medical Center’s rooftop 24 hours a day, seven days a week, but it’s not every day a 22,000-pound S-70 Black Hawk (UH-60) multi-mission helicopter arrives.

Community Regional recently held an emergency disaster and preparedness drill in which the safety team created a disaster scenario for hospital staff. This three-day disaster drill was a reenactment of an 8.5 earthquake where “patients” arrived via helicopter.


Friday, September 19, 2008 - 10:56am

Thinking back 20 years ago, Craig Castro remembers the news about a hospital opening out in Clovis, but never began to imagine what a part he would play in its success today.   

Now at the helm of Clovis Community Medical Center as CEO for a little more than two years, Castro is leading his team through a two-phase expansion that continues to establish the hospital’s dedication to building leading-edge facilities and providing superior service for area residents.


Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 11:00am

Two new, high-tech operating rooms were unveiled at Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital this month, providing ideal amenities and features for minimally-invasive surgeries.


Friday, August 29, 2008 - 11:04am

Dr. Richard Berquist, a family practice physician and emergency medicine doctor with Community Medical Providers, looks a decade younger than his 50-something age. He’s buff and tan from daily kayaking, roller-blading and yoga. He eats a low-fat, semi-vegetarian diet and keeps his cholesterol low. He’s the last person anyone would suspect had a serious heart problem – even an expert like him.

But Dr. Berquist said when he hit his early 50s he decided to take the advice he gives his own patients and do a cardiac stress test on a treadmill.