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The woman who saves hundreds of babies turns to Fresno bariatric expert to save her life

The woman who saves hundreds of babies turns to Fresno bariatric expert to save her life

Posted 04/04/2017

Debbe Magnusen, founder of Project Cuddle, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit dedicated to saving babies’ lives, turned to Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital to save her own life.
 
Magnusen’s Project Cuddle is well-known in Hollywood circles and among Oprah Winfrey show watchers for its work in preventing infant abandonment by helping pregnant women find shelter, medical care and families to adopt their babies. Her savior, as she calls him, Dr. Kelvin Higa, is just as well known among bariatric surgeons.

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Matching the right patient to the right records with ‘eyeprint’ technology

Matching the right patient to the right records with ‘eyeprint’ technology

Posted 03/29/2017

Community Medical Centers is rolling out a new software system this month that uses "eyeprint" technology to enhance patient safety. RightPatient software integrates with Community’s electronic medical record system and uses a patient's unique iris pattern, or eyeprint, to quickly and accurately match the patient to his/her medical record.

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Marketing Genius

Posted 04/24/2017
By Tim Clark Manager Fitness Center

“The Donald,” now known as our current POTUS (I know, I know, I have no clue how that happened either), thinks he is a marketing genius. I will admit, with all the free press and attention he got last year, he certainly has a competent grasp on getting his name out there and shoving his brand down our collective throats.  However, he doesn’t hold a candle to the brilliant...

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Gift boxes of distraction and comfort

Posted 04/21/2017
By Erin Kennedy Senior Communications Specialist

​In one small plastic box are all the elements to take away tears, distract from fears and make a hospitalized child smile. In April the Latter Day Saints’ Redbank Ward Relief Society delivered 90 toy-filled boxes to Community Regional Medical Center’s pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).

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