Sierra View Medical Center will begin constructing a new skilled
nursing facility in 2020.
In a statement issued by the hospital on Tuesday, the Sierra View
District which manages the hospital has decided to replace the
existing 35-bed distinct part skilled nursing faclity now located
within the Sierra View Medical Center. (The Porterville
The Joint Commission has recognized Sierra View Medical Center as
a 2017 Pioneers in Quality Data Contributor for its contributions
to electronic clinical quality measure (eCQM) data for quality
improvement in health care. (The Porterville Recorder)
After a three-year journey, Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) has
received the first Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative designation
in Tulare County.
Achieving Baby Friendly is a process that requires a multitude of
phases to be completed. SVMC accepted the challenge of proving to
be worthy of the Gold Standard of Care in 2013, but implemented
Baby Friendly training and education as early as 2010. (The
Sweating and wincing in pain, Juana Garcia struggled up the
stairs to her first shower in four days, pausing after each step.
The single mother battling a chronic disease had just walked five
blocks from her waterless home. (The Fresno Bee)
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