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KDMC ranks top in nation for surgery

General surgery at Kaweah Delta Medical Center is among the top 10% in the nation as measured by lowest risk-adjusted complications, according to this year’s evaluation from Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions in order to find the right doctor, the right hospital, and the right care. Every year Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance […]

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TLC Offers New Body Composition Screening Services

In physical fitness, body composition is used to describe the percentages of fat, bone, water, and muscle in human bodies. Because muscular tissue takes up less space in our body than fat tissue, our body composition, as well as our weight, determines leanness. Two people of same sex and body weight may look completely different […]

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Medical pictures are twice as nice at Kaweah Delta

Kaweah Delta is committed to bringing the latest in technology to our community. Two Symbia T Series SPECT• CT cameras are now available to expand the role of nuclear medicine into routine surgical planning, orthopedics, advanced cardiology and much more. This newer technology enhances the image quality, and increases speed and efficiency. “With the industry’s […]

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Improving After 50

To say Mickey Hirni is an active person over the age of 50 would be like describing George Washington as just someone who fought in the Revolutionary War – a huge understatement! Since semi-retiring 20 years ago, Hirni has cycled across Utah, scaled Mt. Whitney, traversed the Western United States, served on the school board, […]

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Kaweah Delta holds ‘Be Heart Smart’ forum

Judy Araque was not the typical heart attack victim. The then 59-year-old nurse specialized in heart disease. In fact, at the time of her heart attack she was leading a team of nurses in the cardiac wing of Kaweah Delta Hospital. Araque exercised regularly, ate healthy and was extremely active in the community. But despite […]

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The winds of change at Quail Park

Realizing that the inevitable threat of age is catching up with you is a difficult fact to face, but that doesn’t mean it has to be done alone. One of the premier assisted living facilities in the area has been a haven for those who need little help, or maybe more, is experiencing a change […]

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Working Out Your Corps

On Monday, in remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr., Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) partnered with the Woodlake Rotary to renovate the Woodlake Veterans Memorial Building for the national day of service. The Woodlake Veterans Memorial Building, located at 355 W. Acacia St. in Woodlake, is used by the local Rotary Club for special events to […]

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Medicare OKs Accountable Care Organizations

California hospitals and health care providers join successful, cutting-edge federal initiative that improves patient health and spends health care dollars more wisely On Jan. 11, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that in 2016, a total of 416,472 Medicare beneficiaries will be served by Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in California. ACOs are […]

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TRMC announces operating room is functional

HCCA/Tulare Regional Medical Center officials announced Friday that the hospital’s Operating Room Department has been restored to full functionality. The operating room was restored to full functionality at 7 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 8. Contrary to published media reports, the operating room at TRMC was never closed. Some elective procedures were temporarily postponed for 48 […]

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Five tricks for healthy eating in the new year

Visalia Farmers Market We all want to eat healthier in the new year, but sometimes the thought of extra cooking, food prep and diet changes can seem daunting. But don’t let the details stop you before you get started. You can eat healthy while keeping your meals stress free and super simple. Here are some […]

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