Soon it will be even easier to see a doctor at the hospital clinics. Dr. Jeff Kepple, the hospital’s chief executive officer, said that he and the leadership team are working on a “prompt care program” that would provide same day service to patients. “To an extent we are already doing that with our express visits, but we want to take it up a notch,” he said. (Plumas County News)
Paradise’s Adventist Health Feather River was recently named as one of America’s Best Stroke Centers by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award means that Adventist Health Feather River is in the top 8 percent of 4,812 U.S. hospitals offering stroke care services. (paradisepost.com)
Cancer patients treated by the Department of Veterans Affairs are less likely to receive excessive end-of-life interventions than those treated through Medicare, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System. (EurekaAlert!)
Verity Health System, a nonprofit healthcare organization, today announced the appointment of Mark S. Fratzke, DNP, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Seton Medical Center and Seton Coastside, both parts of Verity Health. The dual health care centers serve patients and communities in San Francisco and northern San Mateo Country. (Business Wire)
Glenn Medical Center has been at its location on West Sycamore Street since 1949, but there’s been several times that they’ve almost had to close their doors. But now under new management, that won’t be the case. (Action News Now)
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