Sierra View welcomes new CFO

Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) bids farewell to Doug Dickson, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO), who has made the decision to retire after more than 20 years of dedicated service. SVMC is also pleased to welcome Craig McDonald as the new Vice President and CFO, effective June 2024. “Doug has been a pillar […]

Adventist Health Hanford in top 10% of nation for patient safety, achieves 2024 Patient Safety Excellence Award

Adventist Health Hanford announced today that it has been recognized as a 2024 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ recipient by Healthgrades, the leading resource consumers use to find a hospital or doctor. This achievement—plus recently earned Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery accreditation, Geriatric Emergency Department accreditation, and the American Heart Association Gold Plus award—reflects Adventist Health Hanford’s […]

Kaweah Health, Stanford work together to grow cardiac surgical care

Kaweah Health is excited to welcome Dr. Michael K. McLean, cardiothoracic surgeon, and Stanford Medicine faculty member. Dr. McLean is the first of three Stanford Medicine cardiothoracic surgeons who will live and work in Visalia as part of the Kaweah Health Cardiothoracic Surgery Program, working together with the Stanford Medicine Cardiac Surgery Program. Kaweah Health […]

My Diabetes Tutor is first diabetes telehealth education program approved for all Medi-Cal patients

My Diabetes Tutor, the first telehealth diabetes education program in California to receive national accreditation, is now the only virtual diabetes education provider credentialed to accept Medi-Cal patients.  Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid healthcare program, will pay 100 percent of each patient’s cost for My Diabetes Tutor’s diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) program. DSMES programs have resulted in measurably […]

Sierra View Medical Center’s Breastfeeding Resource Center empowers new moms during breastfeeding journey

When it comes to breastfeeding, Sierra View Medical Center understands that doing what is natural doesn’t always come naturally. Thanks to its partnership with First 5 Tulare County, the SVMC Breastfeeding Resource Center is here to provide new moms and their little ones with breastfeeding support. The SVMC Breastfeeding Resource Center offers lactation services to […]

Sierra View applies for $17.35m distressed hospital loan to strengthen healthcare services

Sierra View Medical Center has applied for the Distressed Hospital Loan Program for $17.35 million. The Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) and the California Health Facilities Financing Authority (CHFFA) jointly administer this program. Currently, $300 million in funding is available for hospitals — $150 million was originally allocated to the program in […]

Sierra View nationally recognized for commitment to high-quality stroke care

Sierra View Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold Plus quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading to more lives saved and reduced disability. Stroke is the No. 5 cause of […]