Community Regional Medical Center

Fitness is a few steps away for hospital employees

Laura Acevedo, an executive secretary at Community Regional Medical Center, had never stepped foot in a gym before she began working out at the hospital’s new employee fitness center. Now after months of hitting the gym daily at 5:30 a.m. she’s 16 pounds slimmer, has lost 30 inches and had to go shopping for new clothes.

Community Regional: Destination for high-risk mothers and babies

Brianna Hafen was 29 weeks into her pregnancy and vacationing five hours from her Valley home when her water broke unexpectedly. Through Community Regional Medical Center’s maternal transport program she was able to return home to receive comprehensive care for both her and her unborn baby.


Ekso Robot Demonstration

 Allen Prahl, physical therapist with Community Regional Medical Center, practices using the Ekso GT during a demonstration at the hospital. This technology helps people with lower extremity paralysis or hemiparesis due to neurological disorders such as a stroke or spinal cord injury walk.

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Worthy of Your Heart

You wouldn’t give your heart to just anyone, something this critical deserves the highest level of care. Communality Regional Medical Center is worthy of your heart.

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Terry's House gets electric car

Thanks to donor-investor Brooke Ashjian, guests at Terry's House now have an electric car to shuttle them to and from seeing their loved ones in critical care at Community Regional Medical Center.

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Growing Chaplains for the Valley

Hospital patients respond better to care when their spiritual needs are addressed, but until recently the closest chaplain training program was three hours away. To fill that need, Community collaborated with local hospitals, faith-based educators and Stanford University to establish Clinical Pastoral Education of Central California.

Nurturing neighborhoods creates a healthier Fresno

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. One of downtown Fresno’s most blighted areas is the so-called Lowell neighborhood around Community Regional Medical Center. Among those trying to revitalize the area is Stephen Walter, Community Medical Centers’ corporate chief financial officer.

A place of respite keeps families involved in patient care

Terry’s House is a temporary residence for families whose loved ones are critically ill or injured and receiving care at Community Regional Medical Center.

The 20-room house, across the street from the hospital in downtown Fresno, was built through and is entirely maintained by gifts from the community.


Stroke Survivor Alan Collison

A devastating stroke sends Community Regional Medical Center trauma nurse Alan Collison back to his own hospital to receive lifesaving care at a moment's notice.

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Gift gives Mothers Resource Center new life

New mother Stephanie Stone spent months reading how best to care for her baby, but when little Mia was born, all the books in the world left her feeling helpless when it came to breastfeeding.

“I didn’t know what to do. I felt awful because it felt like I was starving her,” Stone said.

That’s when Stone turned to the Mother’s Resource Center at Community Regional Medical Center – the only place in central California where mothers can find top experts who specialize in helping new parents like Stone.