Tuesday , June 18 2024

Medical

Grant will help RUHS fight opioids

Riverside University Health System has received a $7.1 million grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control that will be used to help prevent opioid overdoses in Riverside County. The three-year donation will also be used to identify county residents who have had adverse childhood and community experiences that could …

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RUHS receives national accreditation

Riverside University Health System-Public Health has been accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, a national agency. “The designation affirms much of what we have always known at Public Health,” said Kim Saruwatari, director of the 650-employee department, in a statement. “The doctors, nurses, nutritionists, social workers, lab technicians, epidemiologists, …

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RUHS-Medical Center receives awards

Innovation Awards

The Riverside University Health System—Medical Center has received top honors for its stroke, heart attack and shock treatments from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. This is the sixth consecutive year the stroke program at the public teaching hospital in Moreno Valley has earned the Gold Plus award from the …

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Casa Colina recognized for knee replacement program

Casa Colina Hospital and Centers for Healthcare in Pomona has been awarded a five-star rating for its knee-replacement program by Healthgrades, an online source of information regarding doctors and hospitals. The hospital’s Revive Joint Replacement Program offers two methods of treatment: one classified as “minimally invasive,” and a second in …

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Autism collaborative opens Riverside location

The Inland Empire Autism Assessment Center of Excellence, a local nonprofit agency, has opened a clinic in Riverside. Located at 19314 Jesse Lane, the facility is an evaluation-only operation whose staff includes neuropsychologists, pediatric neurologists, pediatricians and speech and language pathologists, according to a statement. The center determines the severity …

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Casa Colina receives award

Casa Colina Hospital in Pomona has received the Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award, which recognizes hospitals that do an outstanding job preventing their patients from sustaining injuries and complications during their treatment. The award puts Casa Colina among the top 10 percent of hospitals regarding patient safety data as …

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