If you live in northwest Visalia, today is a good day to get sick.
A year after construction work began to give Visalia residents another option when needing medical attention, Kaweah Delta Health Care District’s second Urgent Care center is now open for business. (Visalia Times Delta)
A hospital emergency department may not seem the most likely place to perform a clinical trial. Loud, stressful and chaotic, the American emergency room offers a tried-and-true backdrop for television and motion picture productions but is not typically considered the domain of painstaking academic research.
However, physicians will attest that important life-saving research can take place amid the chaos.
George the giraffe has officially made his way to Visalia.
On Wednesday, Kaweah Delta Medical Center began it’s partnership with Valley Children’s Medical Group to provide medical staffing for Kaweah Delta’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Pediatrics Unit. (Visalia Times-Delta)
A wrecking crew demolished two buildings at Kaweah Delta Medical Center in Visalia last week to make way for a new hospital.
By law, hospitals in California must be earthquake-safe by 2030.
The current main hospital – the Mineral King wing with 273 beds – doesn’t meet the new standards, so the Kaweah Delta Health Care District board of trustees opted to build a new hospital. (The Fresno Bee)
Kaweah Delta Health Care District has been awarded a $100,000 grant from an Illinois-based health care supply company to improve safety by reducing medical risks, Kaweah Delta said in a release. (The Business Journal 4/3/12)
Hospital officials in California’s rural counties say the latest round of cuts to Medi-Cal could leave thousands of the state’s neediest people without access to medical care.
At particular risk, they say, are elderly and long-term patients who need skilled-nursing care.
“This is a real crisis,” said Anthony Wright, executive director of Health Access California, a patient advocacy group. “We have been skeptical of providers’ claims in other areas, but not with Medi-Cal cuts.” (Smith, Sacramento Bee 11/30/11)
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