-Dr. Neal Cohen to serve as Chairman beginning in July-
Mountain View, CA - May 10, 2013 – El Camino Hospital today announced that during its monthly Board meeting this past Wednesday, the Board voted in its new officers effective July 1, 2013, for a two-year term. Neal Cohen, MD, will serve as chairman of the Board replacing current chairman John Zoglin; Nandini Tandon, PhD, will serve as vice chair replacing Patricia Einarson, MD; and Dr. Einarson will serve as secretary/treasurer replacing Dave Reeder.
Mountain View, CA - May 2, 2013 - On Saturday, April 27, more than 500 attendees gathered at the renowned Menlo Circus Club to raise more than $350,000 to support the Cancer Center at El Camino Hospital's newly created "A Time to Heal" program, which will provide information, hope, and support through every stage of the cancer journey.
-Cancer Center Earns an Unprecedented Six Commendations-
Mountain View, CA - April 29, 2013 – El Camino Hospital today announced that the Commission on Cancer (COC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted a three-year Accreditation with Commendation to the Cancer Center at El Camino Hospital. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet or exceed 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care. Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation is only awarded to a facility that exceeds standard requirements at the time of its triennial survey.
Mountain View, CA - April 18, 2013 -Road Runners, a transportation service funded by the El Camino Hospital District’s Community Benefit program, is currently seeking additional volunteer drivers to meet increased demand within the community.
-Distinction puts El Camino Hospital in Top Five Percent of Hospitals Nationwide-
Mountain View, CA - March 27, 2013 – El Camino Hospital today announced that it was named to Healthgrades top 5 percent of U.S. hospitals based on clinical outcomes across multiple specialties. Of 4,500 U.S. hospitals evaluated, El Camino Hospital is one of 262 – and the only one in Santa Clara County – to receive the 2013 Distinguished Hospitals Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades in its new report, Hospital Quality Clinical Excellence Report 2013.
-Funds raised provide women who need financial assistance free mammograms at El Camino Hospital-
Mountain View, CA - March 25, 2013 – 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.
-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.
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