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Watch the heartwarming story of one little girl's journey at Community Regional's NICU and then learn some helpful tips from our Leon S. Peters Burn Center's child life specialist on how to keep your kiddos safe from burns during the holidays.
 

 

NEWS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Community Regional’s Pediatric ICU turns one 

    Posted 10/19/2017

    September 2017 marked the very special first birthday of the hospital’s PICU. In its first 12 months, 300 children, aged 18 to infancy, were admitted into the PICU – more than half with respiratory problems. Another 10% of those small patients were admitted for seizures. The Community...

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  • Pharmacists specialize in smaller, acutely ill patients in our new PICU 

    Posted 10/17/2017

    In the months before Community Regional Medical Center opened a pediatric Intensive care unit (PICU), the hospital’s pharmacy team prepped by building pediatric-specific medication order sets in our electronic medical record system and a pharmacy operations workflow was created. These were...

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  • Maternity services recognized for safety, quality 

    Posted 08/07/2017

    Community Regional Medical Center, the high-risk pregnancy and birthing center for a five-county region, earned all three of Healthgrades® distinctions in maternity care this year.   The national ratings organization recognized the downtown Fresno hospital with the 2017 Healthgrades...

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Community at Work

  • Putting together the pieces for those in need

    08/14/2017

    Skyrocketing mental health emergency calls over the last decade have led to a strong hospital advocacy for more collaboration with Community Medical Centers spearheading efforts to provide more resources before people reach the crisis stage.

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  • Tackling the puzzling problems of mental health

    08/14/2017

    Mental illness strikes 20% of U.S. adults and Valley residents are at even greater risk for mental health breakdowns because of our region’s high rates of poverty and unemployment, low education levels, and environmental issues ranked among the worst in California. Local hospitals have long been...

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  • Practical advice for parents worried about teen mental health

    08/21/2017

    Dr. Sarah Stender, with UCSF Fresno and Community Regional Medical Center’s pediatric department, is the Valley’s only board certified adolescent medicine physician. The years that can be most difficult for parents are also tough on teens themselves, she said, as they try to navigate huge...

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  • Teaching doctors to spot the warning signs

    08/21/2017

    The World Health Organization counts depression as the leading cause of disability worldwide. “Yet in three years of the typical internal medicine residency there are zero minutes of required mental health training,” said Shawn Hersevoort, a psychiatrist with UCSF Fresno. “And the OB...

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