Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District offers new radiology technology

Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District purchased an additional new radiology device that will provide better diagnoses and treat many forms of cancer, gastrointestinal and genitourinary disorders, and other traumatic injuries for Imperial Valley families. The newly purchased TOSHIBA Aquilion 64 CT SYSTEM with the VeloCT console will improve image quality without risking patients and emits 40 percent less radiation than its previous Read More »

Youth advocates knock on doors for community safety (Fallbrook Regional Health District)

Teenagers in North County are teaming up with the San Diego Sheriff’s Department and other community partners to make their neighborhood safer. Whether it’s not enough street lighting or too much graffiti, they’re knocking on doors to find out. “We’re moving place by place in the community to make sure we get everybody’s opinions,” said Read More »

San Diego area teens develop leadership skills (Fallbrook Regional Health District)

A small group of Fallbrook and San Marcos teens learned new leadership skills and tools that can be used to help reduce alcohol and drug abuse among their peers at an all-day “Youth Advocacy Leadership Event” at the Fallbrook Community Center June 3, 2017. Sponsored by the North Inland Community Prevention Program and the Fallbrook Read More »

California Healthcare Districts Applaud Budget Investments for People in Underserved Areas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2017 Contact: (916) 266-5200 Sacramento, CA –  Ken Cohen, Executive Director of the Association of California Healthcare Districts (ACHD), released the following statement regarding Governor Brown’s signing of the 2017-18 state budget today: “California Healthcare Districts applaud the Governor and Legislature for making valuable investments in health care and public Read More »

Students get a taste of healthy eating (Tulare Local Healthcare District)

Nearly 50 percent of Tulare County fifth-graders are obese, according to 2015 data from the California Department of Education. With that rate steadily rising, from 44.4 percent in 2014 to 48.6 percent in 2015, Tulare Regional Medical Center decided to educate those who are currently in the process of developing relationships with food: elementary school Read More »

Fallbrook Regional Health District grows affordable public health services by 35% for low and fixed income populations

The Fallbrook Regional Health District board at the regular board meeting on June 14 approved $858,721.35 in affordable public health services for 16 applicant agencies providing 21 programs, accounting for a 35 percent increase – or $224,413 more in public health services over last year. The no-cost health services will benefit about 75,000 low- and Read More »

Antelope Valley Hospital Auxiliary presents Healthcare Career Scholarships to 10 recent graduates (Antelope Valley Healthcare District)

For the 23rd consecutive year, the Antelope Valley Hospital (AVH) Auxiliary presented $1,000 scholarships to 10 high school seniors who are planning to pursue a career in healthcare. Chosen from a pool of 84 applicants, each of the recipients has a minimum 3.5 grade point average; graduated from a local high school; and has been Read More »

Marin Healthcare District opens 10,000 square foot “health care hub”

The Marin Healthcare District has opened a $2.2 million health care hub in Novato. Patients at the 10,000-square-foot medical office at 75 Rowland Way can receive primary care, behavioral health services, surgeries and more. “We’ve created a multi-specialty hub of medicine,” said Joel Sklar, chief medical officer for Marin General Hospital, which is overseen by Read More »