News & Events

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 - 12:36pm

Tim Volk, a 51-year-old ex-Marine and nuclear engineer, was facing the prospect of a risky third open heart surgery after blockages were again found in arteries leading to his heart. But cardiologist Bipin Joshi offered him another choice with a new technology – the “Impella” or world’s smallest heart pump.


Monday, May 3, 2010 - 12:39pm

Dr. Tanya Warwick is passionate about limiting the effects of strokes on her patients – and it only takes one conversation to figure that out.

Dr. Warwick leads a team of specialists at Community Regional Medical Center, which recently earned the Gold Seal of Approval ™ from the Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers.


Friday, April 30, 2010 - 12:40pm

Time lost is brain lost – that’s what the specialists at Community Regional Medical Center’s stroke unit say. But for patient Kevin Tredway, time saved was brain saved, and he let Healthcare Heroes viewers get a glimpse of his recovery process.


Monday, April 19, 2010 - 12:44pm

It’s been a few months since Carl Booker’s cath lab procedure was filmed by nationally-syndicated reality TV show Healthcare Heroes. Dr. Bipin Joshi performed the catheter procedure in September to help Booker’s congestive heart failure. Now Booker is able to get around better and is doing well.

To learn more about how to live with congestive heart failure, read on:


Tuesday, April 13, 2010 - 12:46pm

When it comes to heart attack – minutes count – and the good news for Valley patients is Community Regional Medical Center takes fewer minutes than most when measuring time for emergency cardiac care.

This measurement is called “door-to-balloon,” starting at the time a patient comes into the emergency department and ending when a catheter guide wire crosses the culprit lesion in the cardiac cath lab.