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-Better access and care for patients -

Mountain View, CA - June 16, 2014 - Last week, employees and physicians of El Camino Hospital joined with a team of Epic leaders to kick off the design and implementation of a new electronic medical record system. This new electronic medical record (EMR) platform, powered by Epic, a leader in health record software, will transform patient care at El Camino Hospital. The system, which will be customized and built for and by El Camino Hospital will be known as iCare, and is projected to go-live in November 2015.


-Santa Clara County first in the nation to launch innovative AED app -

Mountain View, CA - June 3, 2014 - Today, El Camino Hospital, in collaboration with the PulsePoint Foundation, announced the launch of the second PulsePoint mobile app, PulsePoint AED, which is designed to build the most comprehensive registry of public automated external defibrillators (AED) available for use during sudden cardiac emergencies. Santa Clara County is the first to roll out this new app, which is available for free download from the iTunes Store and Google Play.


-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.