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NEWS / ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Wells Fargo makes first gift for cancer center 

    Posted 07/01/2016

    With its grant of $75,000 to Community Medical Centers, Wells Fargo Central Valley has become the first major donor to the regional cancer treatment and research center to be built on the Clovis Community campus.

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  • Patient Experience Awards 

    Posted 05/23/2016

    Clovis Community Medical Center and Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital both earned Healthgrades® Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ for delivering care in a way that patients consistently say is amazing. The recognition puts the two Community Medical Centers’ hospitals in the top...

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  • Multi-year, multi-phase expansion starts with pediatrics 

    Posted 05/09/2016

    The Valley’s population is projected to increase nearly 18% over the next decade and 36% by 2036 – nearly twice as fast as California is estimated to grow. Most of that population growth in our region is expected among seniors 75 to 80 years old and those living past 100, a group more...

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  • Design work begins for $65 million cancer center 

    Posted 05/04/2016

    This week the Community Medical Centers Board of Trustees authorized architectural design and other preconstruction work for a regional cancer treatment and research center — the first of its kind in the San Joaquin Valley.   The center will be designed to serve the entire Community...

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  • First cystic fibrosis program for adults and children opens in Valley 

    Posted 03/04/2016

    Austin Reed wakes up every morning early enough to go through an hour-long routine that keeps him alive. The 27-year-old broadcaster straps on a vest that vigorously shakes his lungs to break up the thick mucus making it hard to breathe. Then he coughs and coughs and coughs until the mucus come out...

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  • Gift to grow care for complex, terminal conditions 

    Posted 02/25/2016

    When 81-year-old Dottie Diener was first diagnosed with a rare fast-growing lung cancer she was given a few months to live. Her only child, Shelly Rompal, felt overwhelmed with the medical decisions and choices before them.

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  • Smittcamps Give $1 Million to Neurosciences 

    Posted 01/11/2016

    Community Medical Centers has received a $1 million gift from Robert E. Smittcamp and the Smittcamp Family Foundation to expand neuroscience services for the San Joaquin Valley. The gift is meant to help expand a vital service line not available elsewhere in the region.

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  • International appointment for bariatric surgeon Kelvin Higa 

    Posted 11/25/2015

    Dr. Kelvin Higa, medical director of Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital’s Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Program, was recently elected President of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). Dr. Higa specializes in difficult and challenging cases...

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Community at Work

  • Going beyond the bedside to the doorstep with community outreach

    Going beyond the bedside to the doorstep with community outreach

    02/12/2016

    Transparent communications help prevent and remedy health problems. Such dialogue needs to occur not only at a patient’s bedside but also at the home doorstep. Community Medical Centers uses social workers, home healthcare staff, educators and others to bring best health practices to Valley...

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  • Collaborating to build healthier neighborhoods

    Collaborating to build healthier neighborhoods

    02/12/2016

    Community Regional Medical Center planted its roots in downtown Fresno more than a hundred years ago, and it’s since led the city’s largest private redevelopment project. It has a long history of collaborating with others to help revitalize an area described by the Brookings Institution as...

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  • Partnering to care for rural, under-served communities

    Partnering to care for rural, under-served communities

    12/18/2015

    The Valley’s leader in clinic care and the region’s leader in specialized, critical care are partnering to create a new managed-care network for central San Joaquin Valley’s underserved. The joint venture between Adventist Health-Central Valley Network and Community Medical Centers...

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  • A decade of investments brings expert care closer to home

    A decade of investments brings expert care closer to home

    11/18/2015

    Community Medical Centers has made bold investments during the last decade to ensure that Valley residents have access to the highest quality medical care and services close to home, on par with major metropolitan areas. That includes specialty treatment found nowhere else in the Valley. It means...

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