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Hospital system’s “community benefits:” $174 million

Community Medical Centers provided nearly $174 million in uncompensated services to the medically underserved in fiscal year 2009/2010, equivalent to nearly 15 percent of its total expenses, according to the nonprofit hospital system’s annual community benefits report filed with the State of California.

First 5 grant boosts Community’s asthma program for children

Community Medical Centers received $60,000 in grant money from First 5 Fresno County for the Community Asthma Education and Management Center. This grant is a continuation of the $200,000 grant the center received in early 2009 for its Early Childhood Asthma Program.

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.

Peters and Hawkins scholarships help nursing students at Community

Nine nursing students at Community Medical Centers received scholarships through the Alice A. Peters and Marilyn Hawkins Nursing Scholarship Programs. The 2010 recipients were honored in front of family, friends and colleagues at an awards ceremony at Community Regional Medical Center.

Fresno Bee editorial by Community CEO Tim Joslin

Emotions are still raw from our nation’s year-long debate on health reform. So igniting another quarrel over health care legislation is an unsavory thought.

But we must.

42-year nurse Dunford cites technology, pay as biggest changes

As National Nurses Week 2010 comes to a close, it’s fitting to top the celebration with the words of Christine Dunford, one of the most experienced nurses around.

Train horns quiet near Community Regional

It’s not what you hear – it’s what you don’t hear today and every other day from now on near the railroad tracks by Community Regional Medical Center. Thanks to a partnership between Community Regional Medical Center, the City of Fresno, Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad and others, the train horns have ceased while safety has improved near the track crossings.

Community Regional welcomes high-speed rail officials

Community Regional Medical Center was part of a city and county collaborative effort on April 15 dubbed “Fresno Works,” designed to attract interest to build a heavy maintenance facility for high-speed rail in Fresno. The proposed facility would bring thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in revenue to the area.