Sierra View nationally recognized for high-quality stroke care

Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) has received the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Stroke Gold Plus, Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring that 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 […]

Kaweah Health graduates 42 resident physicians in seventh commencement ceremony

There are more doctors in the Central Valley thanks to Kaweah Health’s residency programs, which graduated 42 resident physicians in six specialties on Tuesday, June 14, as part of its seventh annual commencement ceremony in Visalia. Since its inception, Kaweah Health has graduated 148 resident physicians, 40 percent of which have remained in the Central […]

Kaweah Health seeks Community Advisory Council members

Kaweah Health is accepting applications for its advisory councils designed to generate ideas about how to better serve community health needs. Members of the public are invited to apply. Councils, established in 2017, work to identify opportunities to enhance local partnerships and community relations, to provide ideas about future community health needs and to plan […]

Sierra View announces new service line & introduces new home-grown physician

Sierra View Medical Center’s (SVMC) new Sierra View Surgical Clinic is officially seeing patients at the new Sierra View Surgical Clinic, specializing in Colorectal Surgery. With this new service line, the most effective and least invasive surgery that is often out of reach for the Porterville population and nearby communities will now be provided. Christina […]

Sierra View Medical Center’s Wound Healing Center Receives Two Nationally Recognized Awards

Recognized by Healogics®, the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company, Sierra View Medical Center’s (SVMC) Wound Healing Center recently received not only one, but two nationally recognized awards: The 2021 Center of Excellence Award and the 2021 Center of Distinction Award. “I’m extremely proud of our outstanding wound care team,” says Donna Hefner, […]

Kaweah Health nationally recognized with ‘A’ grade in hospital safety

Kaweah Health Medical Center has received  an “A,” the top Hospital Safety Grade for spring 2022 given by the Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization. The score, released today, is a national distinction recognizing Kaweah Health’s achievements in protecting patients from preventable harm and error in the hospital. “Safety is our top priority and […]

Kaweah Health partners with Tulare County HHSA to bring 24-hour youth in crisis stabilization unit to county

Tulare County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) has been awarded a grant for $4,909,775.60 to partner with Kaweah Health for the creation of a child and adolescent crisis stabilization unit (CSU). The grant from California Health Facilities Financing Authority will allow Kaweah Health to build the first 24-hour site for youth in crisis in […]