Suicide Prevention Audit reveals urgent need to better help California’s youth

The California State Auditor Elaine M. Howle, has released a detailed ​audit report​ on Youth Suicide Prevention. Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), Chair of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, requested this audit following increases in youth suicide throughout California. The State Auditor’s report identified a lack of funding for mental health professionals at schools and found […]

Endocrinologist joins Adventist Health Physicians Network Tulare

Adventist Health is pleased to welcome endocrinologist Danielle Eagan, DO, RD, to Adventist Health Physicians Network Tulare. Eagan provides the latest, most advanced treatments for patients with hormonal and metabolic conditions of varying severity. These include diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis, and some adrenal and pituitary conditions. Eagan completed a bachelor’s degree in dietetics, nutrition, fitness […]

Sierra View receives stroke program achievement award

Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s ‘Get with Guidelines® – Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll’. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the best treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. “Sierra View is dedicated to […]

First stent procedure performed at Sierra View

The first non-surgical stent procedure ever in the City of Porterville was performed at Sierra View Medical Center (SVMC) upon receiving the Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH). After much anticipation of earning the PCI designation, invaluable cardiac procedures are now locally available to the community with state-of-the-art equipment […]

Sierra View Medical Center still open, safe for medical emergencies during pandemic

Sierra View Medical Center’s (SVMC) Emergency Department (ED), located in Porterville, remains open to serve emergency needs for non-COVID related issues, especially for conditions where early diagnosis and treatment can be lifesaving, such as a stroke or heart attack. SVMC is well prepared to handle all non-COVID emergencies, as well as COVID-19 cases in a […]