Upvalley workers and seniors will soon have a better pulse on their health and the means to possibly dodge a hospital visit down the road.
In its latest round of grant-giving to bolster healthcare for underserved populations in Napa County, the Napa Valley Vintners, a wine industry trade group, recently awarded $250,000 to the St. Helena Hospital Foundation.
The NVV’s grants tend to take aim at healthcare and education in the county, channeling funds into nonprofits providing services for children and the elderly. (Napa Valley Register)
Adventist Health Clear Lake leaders joined with city of Clearlake officials on Thursday evening to celebrate their partnership to improve quality of life in the community.
In a special joint meeting of the Clearlake City Council and Clearlake Planning Commission, David Santos, the president and chief executive officer of Adventist Health Clear Lake, presented a check for $100,000 to Mayor Nick Bennett.
Just three short years ago the city of Willits received the gift of a state of the art hospital when Adventist Health Howard Memorial Hospital (HMH) was built. Today the 25-bed hospital is full most days as are the many physician rooms at the corresponding Redwood Medical Clinic. But, HMH president Jason Wells says growth is on the horizon. (The Willits News)
St. Joseph Health has created a managed care network that brings together several local hospitals and more than 360 primary and specialty care physicians in Sonoma and Napa counties, the health care system announced Feb. 11. (North Bay Business Journal)
Nearly 16 months ago a handful of people stood atop the three-story parking garage at Kaiser Permanente’s Santa Rosa hospital, awestruck as they witnessed flames from the Tubbs fire destroy their trailers at Journey’s End mobile home park. (The Press Democrat)
Marin General Hospital has deployed a real-time location system (RTLS) to boost the hand-hygiene rate among its 1,800 health-care workers and physicians. Since the system was taken live, the facility’s hand-hygiene compliance has increased, on average, from 45 percent to 77 percent. The hospital has achieved a reduction in the rate of infections since the system was installed, and while it can’t necessarily correlate those results with the technology itself, that reduction in infections rates was the facility’s goal.
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