Accreditation / Award

Fresno Heart & Surgical gets top marks for pain management

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital, which has won top Patient Experience ratings three years in a row from HealthGrades®, has earned another mark of excellence from another independent agency that surveys patients about their hospital stay. NRC Picker selected the hospital for its 2010 Path to Excellence award for being ranked by patients as being in the top five on pain management.

Five stars three years in a row for vascular surgery at Fresno Heart & Surgical

Vascular surgeon Randall G. Stern says Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital keeps focused on its areas of expertise – cardiac care and surgery – makes sure nurses are well-trained and that the patient experience is top notch. All those things combine to earn the hospital 5-star ratings year after year after year.

Community doctors among 2010’s Top 10 Professional Women

Dr. Tanya Warwick (far left), medical director of Community Regional Medical Center’s Stroke Center, and Dr. Joan Voris, associate dean of UCSF Fresno Medical Education program, were among those honored Oct. 21 by the Marjaree Mason Center at its annual Top Ten Professional Women awards ceremony.

Night of awards honors clinicians at Community Regional

Community Medical Centers’ clinicians were highly honored at the fourth annual Business Street Online Healthcare Heroes Awards Gala on Thursday, Sept. 23, at the downtown Fresno’s Banker’s Ballroom.

Community Regional Medical Center verified for top trauma care

Community Regional Medical Center was notified it has received verification as a Level 1 trauma center by the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the trauma center's dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients.

'Gold Seal’ of approval for hip and knee replacements at Community Regional Medical Center

Community Regional Medical Center’s Total Joint Program has earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ for health care quality for hip and knee replacement surgery.

A woman of ultimate generosity

Sherri Evert has poured her heart into Clovis health care from her earliest memories. At the age of 10 she began her philanthropic endeavors by selling home-made lemonade with her best friend at Cole and 3rd streets in Clovis. Together they donated their profit to the building fund for the soon-to-be Clovis Hospital built on Dewitt and Sierra avenues.

Longtime hospital leader honored as Community’s “Ultimate”

When it comes to the title “Ultimate People” anyone who knows registered nurse Bruce Kinder understands how he falls into this category.

Kinder is one of those rare people that, “If he walked off a cliff, we’d follow him, no question,” says longtime colleague Lynn Bennink.  He leads by example and would never expect more from anyone else than he does himself, she said.