Friday, April 11, 2008 - 12:49pm

Community Medical Centers was one of 34 nationally to win a grant from Cardinal Health to improve patient safety at its three hospitals. Community was selected from more than 700 hospital, clinic and health system applicants for a $35,000 grant for Community’s new patient-focused infection prevention program.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008 - 12:52pm

They are invisible – until times of medical need. That’s when the “anything, everything” team – Community’s nurses, medical staff and other skilled professionals – puts its pride and purpose to work.

A year after Community Regional Medical Center became the premier hospital in downtown Fresno with the second busiest emergency department in California, the team continues tackling the region’s growing needs every day.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 - 12:56pm

The last thing on Summer Bourez’s mind when her 7-year-old son was critically injured in a car accident was where she was going to stay while he recovered. Like many others, she never expected her loved one would be involved in a traumatic accident.

“In a matter of seconds your whole world just changes,” Bourez said. “I was with my mom when we got a phone call that shattered our lives. My sister was killed in a car accident and Chase was with her.”

Friday, March 21, 2008 - 12:57pm

They arrive at all hours of the day and night – helicopters fly them, ambulances drive them. They come from a 15,000-square-mile area, and nearly half of them are children. They are burn patients.

And each year hundreds of them are taken to the Leon S. Peters Burn Center at Community Regional Medical Center for life-saving treatment by its specially-trained medical team.

Wednesday, March 5, 2008 - 1:04pm

In a seven-year pledge in 2000, physicians with University Centers of Excellence and Central California Faculty Medical Group Inc. (CCFMG) donated $1 million to Community Regional Medical Center for ambulatory care and the trauma and burn centers. 

In early 2008, they made the final payment.