Accreditation / Award

Ultimate People

Community Medical Foundation’s Ultimate People award goes to individuals or organizations that have gone above and beyond in their commitment and support of Community Medical Centers over the last year.

Community’s CEO, CNO appointed to national, state healthcare leadership positions

Two of Community Medical Centers’ top leaders have been elected to serve on statewide and national healthcare association boards.

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital among America’s 100 Best Hospitals in Coronary Interventional Procedures

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital’s cardiac program has been recognized by HealthGrades® as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention™ for consistently good outcomes for patients undergoing cath lab and cardiology procedures.

2012 Ultimate People announced

Community Medical Foundation’s Ultimate People award goes to individuals or organizations that have gone above and beyond in their commitment and support of Community Medical Centers over the last year.

Fresno Heart & Surgical recognized again for patient experience excellence

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital was one of three hospitals nationwide chosen for a 2012 Path to Excellence award by National Research Corporation, which surveys patients on their hospital experience.

For patients, this is just another way to know they’ll get exceptional care at Fresno Heart & Surgical, which has also earned HealthGrades® Outstanding Patient Experience Award for five consecutive years.

Primary stroke center gets Gold Seal of Approval from Joint Commission for second time

The Primary Stroke Center at Community Regional Medical Center has again earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers.

Fourth year for 5-star bariatric rating

Collaboration and expertise are key to developing a bariatric surgery program that tops the state in volumes, low costs – and year after year earns top 5-star ratings.

For a fourth consecutive year, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital has received HealthGrades® Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award, placing it among the top 5% nationwide for the weight-loss procedure.

Fresno Heart & Surgical among top two hospitals statewide for patient experience

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital is one of two hospitals in California to receive HealthGrades® Outstanding Patient Experience Award for five consecutive years at the top 5% level.

Community’s diagnostic medical sonography program reaches milestone

Community Regional Medical Center’s diagnostic medical sonography program is now one of three in California with dual accreditation in cardiac and general sonography and one of the few hospital based programs offering all classes and clinical experience on site. The 18-month-old program recently received approval from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education.


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Mother of the Year

Julie Christopherson, labor and delivery nurse at Community Regional Medical Center, is surprised with the Women's Chamber of Commerce's Fresno County "Mother of the Year" award for 2012.

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