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Sierra View offers nurses extraordinary recognition

@TheSunGazette porterville – Nurses at Sierra View Medical Center are being honored with The DAISY Award For Extraordinary Nurses. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. The Award at Sierra View Medical Center is co-sponsored by The Friends of Nursing. The first award recipient is Linda Loeffler. Nurse Loeffler […]

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Kaweah Delta Hospital prepares to honor top RN’s

@TheSunGazette visalia – The work of a nurse contains a spectrum of experiences. One moment a patient can be saying some of the most despicable things while you are saving their life. The next moment there may be a patient who truly cherishes the care you provide. Most nurses realize that is all in a […]

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Kaweah Delta offers a ‘hearty’ dose of help

visalia – From the time we are born until the day we pass on our hearts are always beating. They are the never ending battery that can last a life time. That is why everyone needs to pay attention to how healthy their heart actually is. In a way to make everyone more aware of […]

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VMC kicks patients into gear with new podiatrist on staff

visalia – Visalia Medical Clinic announces the addition of podiatrist Jeffrey Hagen, DPM, whose special interest is keeping people active through effective podiatric care. Dr. Hagen completed his undergraduate studies at Brigham Young University and is a graduate of the California College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his podiatric surgical residency at Encino-Tarzana Regional Medical Center and […]

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Family MD returns to Visalia Medical Clinic

visalia – Sometimes employees and employers leave one job or company. Whether their new endeavor is to gain more experience, or it’s a better fit for their lives at the time, there is always a chance that they come back. For doctors, returning to their old place of employment brings with it old memories and […]

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Kaweah Delta puts the ‘A’ in again

visalia – While patient health are doctors’ and nurses number one priority, it is also the hospital’s chief concern that patients safety is well maintained. There might not be any hospital better at taking care of patient safety than Kaweah Delta. Kaweah Delta Medical Center has earned its third consecutive “A,” the top grade for […]

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VMC set to host diabetes walk

@TheSunGazette visalia – Visalia Medical Clinic has set Saturday, April 23, for the second annual Diabetes Walk in honor of the late Dr. James Mohs, an endocrinologist who worked with diabetic patients in Visalia for many years. The tribute walk begins with registration at 8 a.m. and kick-off at 9 a.m. There is no fee […]

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Kaweah Delta increases the donor base

@TheSunGazette visalia – Kaweah Delta Health Care District is partnering with Donor Network West to increase the number of registered organ and tissue donors in Tulare County. During the month of April, Donor Awareness Month, there will be four events in Tulare County to provide information to people on how to become donors. Additionally, Kaweah […]

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A brush with Africa

By Paul Myers @PaulM_SGN three rivers – It is a daily routine; waking up in the morning, going to the bathroom, and then brushing your teeth. Children are taught to brush their teeth from a young age, and the routine of dental maintenance tends to stick with people for the rest of their lives. However, […]

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Community takes steps towards preventative health care

By Sheyanne Romero @Sheyanne_SGN lindsay – Prevention is the latest trend in health care – and for good reasons. Not only does prevention save lives, it also saves insurers and hospitals money. The Lindsay Integrated Diabetic Project (LIDP) has the potential to dramatically improve the health of current diabetics as well as prevent future cases. […]

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