HEALTH CARE WHAT’S INSIDE resno is home to several medical centers offering only the best care and the most state-of-the-art medical technology. Residents and visitors of Fresno can take comfort in knowing that Fresno hospitals and their physicians have maintained an excellent reputation. Quality doctors, surgeons, assistants, nurses and all other support staff work together using the most advanced equipment to bring the best possible services to the patients they serve.
Community Medical Centers has been giving back to California’s San Joaquin Valley for more than 100 years. As the most comprehensive and technologically advanced hospital system in the region, Community operates three acute-care hospitals – Community Regional Medical Center, Clovis Community Medical Center and Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital – along with several other healthcare facilities. Covering a 15,000square-mile service area, Community is home to the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program and the only comprehensive burn and Level 1 trauma centers between Sacramento and Los Angeles, and is the largest private employer in the area with more than 6,800 employees. Community Regional Medical Center
As the flagship of Community Medical Centers’ facilities, Community Regional measures up with top hospitals nationally. While best known for its leading-edge trauma and burn centers, Community Regional is home to expert private and academic physicians who provide nearly 50 medical specialty services, including the region’s first Lung Nodule Program that expedites care for lung cancer patients. As a leader in cardiac services, Community Regional was chosen as one of a few select hospitals in the nation to administer the HeartMate II, a revolutionary new heart pump for patients with congestive heart failure who are waiting for a heart transplant. As one of the busiest birthing centers in California, Community Regional offers the largest Level III
neonatal intensive care unit in the Valley and is the only place in the area where mothers and babies can stay together during treatment. Clovis Community Medical Center Transforms Patient Experience It’s been about four years since construction crews began work on Clovis Community Medical Center’s huge $300plus million “Phase B” expansion that continues to transform the patient experience at the 140-acre campus. The new facility is a favorite among patients and physicians with amenities like private rooms, beautiful campus enhancements, room service-style dining and the most advanced technologies available. Another milestone ahead is the unveiling of the original three-story bed tower in June 2014, soon followed by the expansion project completion a few months later in November. Some highlights of what has been completed on campus include a new administrative office building and five-story bed tower with all private rooms. Labor and delivery rooms, an eight-bed neonatal intensive care unit and a major portion of the new emergency department have been added, along with new state-of-the-art operating rooms and robotic surgery technology. A new medical office building opened in June
2013 and construction of a new Health & Education Conference Center was completed in late 2013. There is still more to come so look for news of the expansion celebration this year! Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital Located in north Fresno by Woodward Park, Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital has received the Healthgrades® Outstanding Patient Experience Award for the sixth consecutive year and is among the nation’s top 5% for consistently delivering care that patients’ rate as exceptional. It is one of only 192 hospitals nationwide recognized by Healthgrades at the top in patient experience. Fresno Heart & Surgical is known for all private rooms and individualized accommodations in a hotellike setting. Patients remember the staff as warm, friendly and responsive. Fresno Heart & Surgical also has been recognized for its clinical excellence in bariatric surgery, carotid surgery and intensive care nursing. Fresno Surgical Hospital Fresno Surgical Hospital (FSH) is a fully licensed, Joint Commission-accredited hospital that delivers award-winning clinical care and patient satisfaction to patients throughout Central California.