TCOE: E-cigarette use leads to higher chances of youth using cigars, little cigars, or cigarillos

Research gathered by the CHOICES Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) team found there are many risks when youths choose to use tobacco products. Dual usage, or usage of multiple tobacco products, is one of them. According to research published by the Truth Initiative, “young people, ages 15 to 21, who use e-cigarettes have over three […]

Sierra View welcomes 16 residents to first-ever internal medicine residency program

The inaugural cohort of Sierra View Medical Center’s accredited and community based Internal Medicine Residency Program officially began July 2021, marking a historical moment for the hospital. “This is a legacy program that was developed with a goal to provide a succession plan for the medical staff of the Sierra View Local Healthcare District and […]

Sierra View helps train the registered nurses of tomorrow

To date, 50 new registered nurses have graduated from Sierra View Medical Center’s Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency Program™ throughout the last six cohorts since the program’s launch in 2017. Cohorts 7 and 8 are currently in session. The one-year program provides nurses guidance, support and mentorship. Sierra View’s clinical leadership team launched the Vizient/AACN Nurse Residency […]

Sierra View wound healing center receives award

Recognized with a national award for continued excellence in wound healing, Sierra View Medical Center’s (SVMC) Wound Healing Center achieved the Center of Distinction once again; meeting the highest level of quality standards. Healogics Inc., SVMC’s affiliated partner, recognizes and rewards Wound Care Centers® who present extraordinary performance, both individually and as part of a […]

Sierra View Teams-Up with Imperial Ambulance and Tulare County Health & Human Services in Efforts to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

Porterville, CA – May 12, 2021: Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) and Imperial Ambulance have become community partners with Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency (TCHHSA) to help administer COVID-19 vaccines to the community beginning Thursday, May 13, at the Porterville Memorial Building, 1900 W. Olive Ave, Porterville, CA, 93257. This is an effort to […]