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First 5 of Tulare County helps breast-feeding program continue

@TheSunGazette Tulare – Tulare Regional Medical Center was awarded a $252,800 grant by First 5 Tulare County on May 26 to continue its breast-feeding program through 2016-17. First 5 Tulare County’s mission is to enhance the early development of children in Tulare County. Since receiving its first grant in 2008, the nursing staff at Healthcare […]

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Ambulance companies to fill gap left by largest provider

By Reggie Ellis @Reggie_SGN Visalia – Tulare County may be losing its largest ambulance provider, but local emergency medical officials say residents won’t see the difference. On May 19, American Medical Response (AMR), part of the nation’s largest ambulance service, announced that it would be shutting down its Tulare County operations by Aug. 31, 2016. […]

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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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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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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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