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Nurturing neighborhoods creates a healthier Fresno

Fresno is California’s fifth largest city and, with one of four people living below the poverty level, the U.S. Census Bureau ranks it as the state’s most impoverished large metropolitan areas. One of downtown Fresno’s most blighted areas is the so-called Lowell neighborhood around Community Regional Medical Center. Among those trying to revitalize the area is Stephen Walter, Community Medical Centers’ corporate chief financial officer.

National cardiac society awards Fresno Heart & Surgical top ranking

Recognized nationally as a top facility for patient satisfaction and high quality outcomes, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital was recently awarded a 3-star rating for coronary artery bypass graft with aortic valve replacement from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS).

Two Clovis Community icons received awards at the Clovis Hall of Fame Gala

Clovis Community Medical Center’s CEO, Craig S. Castro, was named “Citizen of the Year” and Clovis Community’s Guild was given the “Community Service” award at this year’s Clovis Hall of Fame and Community Awards Gala.

The evening honored Clovis’ finest – those who have shown courage, commitment and leadership in helping shape the city of Clovis.

Community’s financial ratings raised again by national service

For the second time in just two months, Community Medical Centers has received an improved financial rating that cites strong clinical services and stellar management among other attributes as a case for the upgrade.

National cardiac society awards Community Regional top ranking

Recognized as the healthcare leader performing the highest level cardiac procedures in the region, Community Regional Medical Center was recently awarded a 3-star rating for coronary artery bypass graft from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS).

Top recognition earned on key clinical quality measures

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital was named “Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®” by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. 


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Ultimate People 2013: Hilda Herrera

Hilda Herrera, a customer service ambassador at Community Regional Medical Center, is one of Community Medical Foundation's Ultimate People of 2013.

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Ultimate People: Dr. Gloria Jimenez

Dr. Gloria Jimenez, hospitalist, chair of medicine and lead physician of the Community Hospitalist Medical Group at Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital is one of Community Medical Foundation's Ultimate People of 2013.

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Ultimate People: The Clovis Community Guild

The Community Medical Center Guild is one of Community Medical Foundation's Ultimate People of 2013.

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Ultimate People: Dr. Jeffrey Thomas

Dr. Jeffrey Thomas, OB/GYN, is one of Community Medical Foundation's Ultimate People of 2013.

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