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IE Occupational Medicine merges

Inland Empire Occupational Medicine has merged with an Orange County physicians group. Irvine-based Akeso Occupational Health recently bought the Riverside physicians group according to a statement. Terms of the transaction, including its cost, were not disclosed. Akeso Occupational, which has acquired several occupational health groups in California during the past …

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Riverside University Health System receives award

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Riverside University Health System has been recognized for improving patient access during the pandemic. The California Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems, and the California Health Care Safety Net Institute, named Riverside University Health one of six recipients of its Quality Leaders Award, according to a statement on Riverside …

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Riverside University Health receives federal awards

Riverside University Health System has been recognized by the federal government for delivering high-quality healthcare to low-income and uninsured residents in Riverside County. The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, which reviews community health centers, awarded RUHS four Community Health Quality Recognition Badges, according to a statement on the county’s …

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Hospital recognized for heart attack, stroke treatment

Temecula Valley Hospital has been named a high-performing hospital for heart attacks, heart failure and strokes by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings, for the 2022-2023 fiscal year, is the highest award a hospital can earn for U.S. News’ Best Hospitals Procedures and Conditions ratings, according to a statement on …

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Riverside University Health System looks to fill nursing positions

Riverside University trauma center receives level one designation

Riverside University Health System will host a virtual hiring event Aug. 24 to fill nursing positions throughout Riverside County. The free online event will be open from noon to 4 p.m., with candidates asked to register for at https://bit.ly/RUHSNurses, according to a statement on Riverside County’s website. All applications must include …

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UC nurses OK contract

UCR ranked among top universities

University of California nurses have overwhelmingly approved a three-year contract that will give them higher pay while protecting their benefits. The agreement “improves patient care, workplace safety, and union rights” while protecting union members from subcontractors, according to a statement by the California Nurses Association and National Nurses United. Announced …

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