Mountain View, CA, November 25, 2013 – El Camino Hospital today announced that Nandini Tandon, PhD., vice chair of the hospital’s Board of Directors, will be co-chairing a Health care delegation of local business, civic and physician leaders, who will visit India from December 1-4, as part of the SF Bangalore Sister City Initiative. The delegation, led by the Honorable Ed Lee, Mayor of San Francisco, will meet with individuals at the highest levels of government and business to exchange ideas and best practices in the areas of infrastructure, information technology, health and life sciences and empowerment of women.
- El Camino Hospital announces their participation in a pilot program of the Leaf Patient Monitor -
Mountain View, CA, November 21, 2013 – To address the need for improved pressure ulcer prevention and treatments, El Camino Hospital today announced their participation in a pilot program of the Leaf Patient Monitor, a system that wirelessly monitors in real-time, the position, movement and activity of patients susceptible to pressure ulcers (bed sores) and alerts staff when that movement deviates from individual turn-management protocols set by healthcare providers.
- El Camino Hospital Advertising Campaign Receives Multicultural Health Marketing National Award -
Mountain View, CA - November 6, 2013– El Camino Hospital today announced that one of its advertising campaigns was recently awarded a bronze at the second annual Multicultural Health Marketing National Awards, which took place last month during the Multicultural Health National Marketing Conference in Washington, D.C.
- El Camino Hospital is one of 1,099 hospitals nationally that are being recognized-
Mountain View, CA - October 30, 2013 – El Camino Hospital today was named one of the nation’s Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® for 2012 by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. The hospital is one of 1,099 hospitals nationally that are being recognized, representing the top one-third of all Joint Commission-accredited hospitals reporting accountability measure performance data for 2012.
-Visit part of the team's participation in Hockey Fights Cancer initiative-
Mountain View, CA - October 9, 2013 - As this year's hockey season gets underway, El Camino Hospital cancer patients received a special visit on Monday, October 7, from San Jose Sharks players –Tyler Kennedy, Jason Demers and Matt Irwin, as well as Dan Rusanowsky, the "Voice of the Sharks" and mascot S.J. Sharkie. The players visited with patients both on the in-patient floor, as well as in the infusion center where they took pictures and signed autographs.
"Cancer is a disease that still affects too many members of our community, which is why we are grateful to the Sharks for helping us raise awareness not just during Breast Cancer Awareness month but all year long," said Shyamali Singhal, MD, medical director, El Camino Hospital Cancer Center. "For our patients, having the opportunity to meet some of their favorite players in person gives them additional encouragement to continue their brave fight."