Dignity Health announced Thursday it is distributing $1.05 million this year to dozens of community-based organizations in Nevada, Sacramento and Yolo counties to help meet community health needs outside its hospital walls.
The grants are going toward assisting the most vulnerable residents of the region: at-risk children, survivors of human and labor trafficking, individuals living with mental illness and dementia, the homeless and ethnic groups with high rates of chronic disease. (The Sacramento Bee)
Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital is five-star rated for hip fracture treatment and treatment of sepsis, according to a study released by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. (Daily Democrat)
Yolo Community Care Continuum (YCCC), Sutter Health and Dignity Health have announced a partnership for a pilot program that will provide respite care for those experiencing homelessness who need a safe place to rest and recover after being discharged from the hospital. (Sutter Health)
Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital has awarded a $82,717 community grant to two collaborative proposals that will help people in mental health crises and families at risk in Yolo County. (Enterprise)
Little more than a year after breaking ground, Dignity Health hosted a ribbon cutting at its latest facility in East Woodland on Thursday — marking the first and only Urgent Care clinic in the city.
The 35,000-square-foot medical office building is located in the Gateway Shopping Center at 2081 Bronze Star Dr. It’s fitted to handle up to 500 patients per day with 81 exam rooms, three procedure rooms and the latest technology from electronic medical records to X-ray. (Daily Democrat)
Despite regulatory challenges and relatively small reimbursement for telehealth services, health leaders at the American Hospital Association’s annual meeting Monday say the cost savings are significant and urged hospital executives to leverage the power of the technology.
Sutter Memorial Hospital and Woodland Memorial Hospital have received chest pain center accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers, an international organization that seeks to eliminate heart disease as the No. 1 cause of death worldwide.
Mercy General Hospital has had the same accreditation since July 2009. No other local hospitals have it. (Robertson, Sacramento Business Journal 5/12/11)
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