Community Regional Medical Center

Pediatric and Young Adult Burn Care

Being badly burned is forever life-changing. And sadly, most of those who suffer burn injures in the Central Valley are children or young adults. In 2013, almost 60% of burn outpatients at Community Regional Medical Center were under the age of 25.

Hospital system’s community benefits: $152 million

Community Medical Centers provided nearly $152 million in uncompensated services and programs in fiscal year 2012/2013, equivalent to 12% of its total expenses, according to the nonprofit hospital system’s annual community benefits report filed with the State of California.

Community has historically spent more on uncompensated community benefits than all other Fresno-area hospitals combined. And, some years, nearly double the combined total of other area hospitals.

Love gets help from Peters Host Family Program

When Charles Love came to Fresno, it wasn’t for recreation – instead he raced here from Indiana after receiving a phone call from Community Regional Medical Center saying his son Badili had been in an accident and was in intensive care.

Trauma: When life takes an unexpected turn

Community Regional Medical Center is one of only 13 Level 1 trauma centers in California. Injuries caused by falls comprise the largest number of the more than 2,600 trauma patients the hospital treated last fiscal year. Michael Turner was one of them.


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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. Jeffrey Thomas

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

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Community’s Ultimate People 2013

Going “above and beyond,” “talented,” “a heart for customer service” and “untiring volunteer efforts,” are just some words used to describe Community Medical Foundation's Ultimate People 2013. Each year, Community honors several Ultimate People who are committed to supporting the healthcare network, its mission and helping to create a culture of philanthropy. 

InformationWeek names Community a top 500 technology innovator

Community Medical Centers made this year’s InformationWeek 500 – a list of top technology innovators in the U.S. According to InformationWeek magazine, this year’s theme is digital business rooted in data analytics, mobile computing, social networking and other customer-focused technologies.

Play-lady eases children’s fear in hospital

A hospital can be a frightening place – especially if you’re a child and you don’t know what to expect. Community Regional Medical Center has a new Child Life program that helps children and their families in the hospital coping with what could be a very traumatic experience.

Caring for needy students, neighborhoods

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.