UPDATED: State Takes TRMC to Task for Medical Staff Feud

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to reflect statements from HCCA/TRMC under the subheading “Hospital Responds.” The full response is available for viewing here. The State of California has once again stepped into the feud between between the Tulare Regional Medical Center’s (TRMC) Board of Directors and doctors representing its prior Medical Executive Committee […]

New TLHCD Board Members Seated as Factions Develop

Two things were made clear during Wednesday’s three-hour-long Tulare Local Healthcare District (TLHCD) Board of Directors meeting: there are now two distinct factions of board members — and they’ve got distinctly different ideas on how to end up with a successful hospital. The faction of existing board members — comprised of Dr. Parmod Kumar, Richard […]

Kumar Recall Moving Forward; Signatures Certified

Opponents of Dr. Parmod Kumar have been told that the recall of the long-time Tulare Local Healthcare District (TLHCD) Board of Directors member can continue, according to a statement from Citizens for Hospital Accountability, the group pursuing the recall. The hospital accountability group gathered 1,414 signatures, out of which 1,180 were valid, and 32 were […]