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-Program Expands Capabilities to Treat Diseases of Brain and Spine with Minimally Invasive Procedures and Provide More Comprehensive Care-

Mountain View, CA - May 13, 2014 - El Camino Hospital and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) announced today an expansion of the hospital’s Neuroscience Institute to now include neurointerventional services. Patients at the hospital's Mountain View campus can now receive treatment for a wider range of diseases of the brain and spine and enhanced offerings for stroke-related care, neuro-oncology and neuro-critical care and comprehensive spine care.


- Program is one of only 15 nationwide to offer innovative, minimally invasive treatment options for complex pulmonary diseases -

Mountain View, CA - March 13, 2014 - El Camino Hospital and Palo Alto Medical Foundation are collaborating with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Fellowship Program to be the first West Coast sites to offer interventional pulmonology fellowships for pulmonary fellows.


Mountain View, CA - February 28, 2014 - El Camino Hospital today announced that it has appointed Iftikhar Hussain as the hospital’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Hussain will replace interim CFO, Ned Borgstrom, starting in April.


- Hospital among top 5 percent in the nation for aortic valve replacement surgery outcomes -

Mountain View, CA - February 26, 2014El Camino Hospital today announced that the Norma Melchor Heart and Vascular Institute has received a three-star rating for aortic valve replacement (AVR) outcomes for the period of July 2010 to June 2013 from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) National Database. This is the highest rating offered by the STS and ranks El Camino Hospital in the top five percent of hospitals in the nation for outstanding performance and outcomes in AVR.


-Citizen CPR, Provided Immediately After Sudden Cardiac Arrest,Can Double or Triple a Person's Chance of Survival-

-PulsePoint Alerts CPR-Trained Bystanders That Someone Nearby May Require CPR-

Mountain View, CA - February 14, 2014 - Today, residents throughout Santa Clara County will have the technology available to provide assistance to a person experiencing a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) who may be in need of CPR. El Camino Hospital, the fire departments within Santa Clara County and the PulsePoint Foundation announced the availability of the revolutionary PulsePoint mobile phone application to all of Santa Clara County.