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Groundbreaking to mark laboratory expansion

A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled to be held today on a laboratory expansion at the Riverside University Health System-Public Health. Construction on the $13.9 million project began in July and is expected to be completed by December 2020, according to a statement. Built in 1989, the 4,700-square foot laboratory is …

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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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