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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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FHCN HR Director earns Emerging Leader Award

@TheSunGazette visalia – Every employee has a drive to move through the ranks and emerge as a leader of their respective company or department. While not everyone enters the upper echelon of management, some make it. Thank has certainly been the case of one Human Resources Director for Family HealthCare Network. Gracie Robles is being […]

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Hydash goes to Washington D.C.

@TheSunGazette visalia – Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) president and CEO Kerry Hydash will head to Washington, D.C. on March 17 where she will be honored by The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) with the NACHC Grassroots MPV Award. The award recognizes the dedication and energetic efforts by advocates to generate public and political […]

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Kaweah Delta offers education on colon cancer

@TheSunGazette visalia – Thinking about a colonoscopy procedure tends to make people clinch. But when the alternative is aggressive unbridled cancer growth, a simple procedure does not seem so bad. A lot of people’s fears or discomfort over a colonoscopy stem from their preconceived ideas of what it is. However, Kaweah Delta notes that the […]

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Visalia surgeon hosts Q&A

@TheSunGazette visalia – Board-certified plastic surgeon Alex Lechtman, MD, will host a second question-and-answer session on Facebook, due to the very strong response from his first session. Dr. Lechtman will answer questions via Facebook from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 28. Participants who ‘like’ and ask a question will be entered to win […]

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FHCN re-accredited by The Joint Comm.

@TheSunGazette visalia – After undergoing a rigorous on-site survey in December 2015, Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) has received news that it achieved two Gold Seals of Approval by The Joint Commission by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in ambulatory care organizations, and as a Primary Care […]

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Home field is greener for Lindsay MD

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN lindsay – When Joel Ramirez walked onto the turf at Frank Skadan Stadium in Lindsay last fall, he realized how much greener the grass was than when he left it. Not because it was artificial turf, but rather the circumstances with which he left it. Ramirez was one of the most […]

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KDHCD helps patients avoid hospital

@TheSunGazette visalia – Kaweah Delta would like to help you avoid their hospital. It might sound like an odd statement coming from the largest hospital between Fresno and Bakersfield, but a recent open house was proof that Kaweah Delta Health Care District (KDHCD) is more concerned with your health than your hospital bill. On Feb. 23, […]

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FHCN borrows from Stanford to help manage disease

@TheSunGazette visalia – Many Valley residents suffer from persistent health-related problems that seem to only get worse with poor management. Before managing disease was difficult from a lack of education but now affordable healthcare options help inform patients how to best treat themselves. Designed to support individuals with chronic health problems, Family HealthCare Network (FHCN) […]

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Are You at Risk for Heart Failure?

NewsUSA From casual conversation to pop culture, the heart is the organ we love to talk about. We reminisce about our high school heartthrobs, center our hearts in yoga class and cry over our last heartbreaks. The human heart is important — essential, actually — but not infallible. Heart failure is the cause for over a million hospital visits […]

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