Tuesday , June 18 2024

Medical

IEHP donates masks

The Inland Empire Health Plan has donated approximately 45,000 surgical masks to local health organizations to help with the shortage of such equipment during the COVID-19 crisis. The Community Health Association Inland Southern Region, San Bernardino County Medical Center, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Riverside University Health System and Loma Linda …

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Device would make it easier, and safer, to treat patients with serious viral diseases

Two local manufacturers and a physician are trying to get federal government approval of the Patient Isolation Unit, which has its origin in the Ebola virus outbreak of several years ago. Two Inland Empire manufacturers and a physician have developed a see-through protective enclosure that allows doctors and nurses to …

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ARMC to hold health expo

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton is scheduled to hold its 13th annual 5K Walk/Run & Health Expo March 21. The event, which publicizes the fight against obesity and other diseases, is scheduled to start on the medical center campus and makes its way through nearby neighborhoods, according to a …

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Casa Colina to host fundraiser

Casa Colina Hospital, the famous rehabilitative facility, will host its annual Tribute to Courage Gala March 7 at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel and Conference Center in Pomona. The event, the Pomona hospital’s largest fundraiser of the year, pays tribute to the courage and perseverance of those recovering from a serious …

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Casa Colina recognized for Medicare, Medicaid programs

Casa Colina Hospital has received a five-star rating in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Overall Hospital Quality report for 2020. The Pomona hospital is among nearly nine percent of hospitals nationwide to receive five stars—the highest possible score—out of more than 4,500 Medicare-certified hospitals surveyd, according a statement. The …

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UCR medical school gets help from the state

The UC Riverside School of Medicine is slated to receive $25 million in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s 2020-2021 fiscal year budget, which was unveiled earlier this month. That money will allow the school, which welcomed its first class in 2013, to expand enrollment, increase its operational support and double – from …

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