- Funds raised provide women who need financial assistance free mammograms at El Camino Hospital -
Santa Clara, CA., March 25, 2012 - The Santa Clara Sporting Soccer Club hosted a special ceremony on Saturday, March 23, to honor the young men and women who competed in the 2012 Goals for Cure Fundraiser and present El Camino Hospital Foundation with a check for $30,000, which will help provide free mammograms to women in need. Special guest, Jamie L. Matthews, mayor of Santa Clara, and Molly Crawford, 2013 Miss Santa Clara both attended the ceremony to congratulate the soccer players and the Santa Clara Sporting Soccer Club.
- Findings presented at the American Heart Association Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism 2013 Scientific Sessions -
Mountain View, CA - March 21, 2013 - A study conducted at the South Asian Heart Center at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, Calif., and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation showed that providing culturally competent coaching to South Asian patients may be an effective way to reduce their risk for developing coronary artery disease. The findings were presented as a poster at the American Heart Association Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism Conference taking place in New Orleans.
Mountain View, CA – March 18, 2013 – El Camino Hospital and the Professional Resource for Nurses (PRN) today announced that they have reached a tentative agreement on a three year contract for the hospital’s registered nurses.
-First South Asian organization to join national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017-
Mountain View, CA, March 11, 2013 - The South Asian Heart Center at El Camino Hospital, the first major non-profit organization dedicated to combating heart disease among the South Asian community, today announced that it has joined Million Hearts™, a national initiative of the Department of Health and Human Services to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.
-Pilot program received $500,000 grant to reduce readmissions-
Mountain View, CA - March 7, 2013 - El Camino Hospital announced today that it is implementing Care Transitions, a program created to identify elderly patients who, at discharge, may be at high risk for hospital readmission and implement a comprehensive and coordinated care plan to help reduce that risk. The pilot program was awarded a $500,000 grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, an organization dedicated to advancing environmental conservation, scientific research, and patient care, around the world and in the San Francisco Bay Area.