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More than 350 people attended the “Ultimate Party” at Weber BMW in Fresno to celebrate Community Medical Centers’ “Ultimate People” of 2011. The event honored those who distinguished themselves with service to Community and its foundation.
Humble doesn’t begin to describe Hope Donoho. Her colleagues say she’s “professional”, “ethical”, and “simply the best.” Those are just a few reasons why Donoho, executive assistant to Community’s chief executive officer, is being honored as one of Community’s “Ultimate People” for 2011.
When it comes to Terry’s House a lot of people are responsible for the successful campaign to build a home to help families of critically ill or injured patients stay close to their loved ones while they’re healing at Community Regional Medical Center. But two “ultimate” people stand out as leaders – Jim Christian and Jeff Kroeker – both successful businessmen with local construction companies who serve as Development Council co-chairs for Terry’s House.
Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital has once again achieved top ratings from HealthGrades® in bariatric surgery and also patient experience, just two months after being recognized as one of 15 hospitals nationwide for intensive care excellence. For patients this “triple crown” recognition is extra assurance they are receiving exceptional care.
His brother Leon once told Pete Peters, “You can’t take everything out of the community without putting something back in.” And, Pete, now 94, certainly has lived up to that brotherly advice.
Clovis Community Medical Center’s lymphedema clinic received a $50,000 grant from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® foundation to help provide treatment to breast cancer survivors.
A wealth of knowledge sits behind the information desk at Community Regional Medical Center. Dr. Kenneth O’Brien – retired doctor and active Community Regional volunteer for more than a decade – is a staple in the hospital. He answers questions, helps patients and their families find their way and assists whenever needed.
For the past few years Community Medical Centers' has honored its most enthusiastic supporters.
We celebrate these special people's passion at the Ultimate Party, held annually at Weber BMW.
Please congratulate our 2011 Ultimate People:
Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital’s cardiovascular staff received the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) – formally recognizing it as one of the top intensive care units in the country.
Jolie Gordon-Browar, MSN, RN, was named “RN of the Year in Clinical Practice” by the Central San Joaquin Valley Nursing Leadership Coalition. Gordon-Browar is a psychiatric liaison nurse for Community Behavioral Health Center at Community Regional Medical Center’s emergency department.