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10 Ways The Cloud Can Transform Healthcare

10 Ways The Cloud Can Transform Healthcare

By Kristin Herman With cloud computing becoming more and more desirable in the tech world, it’s now spreading into healthcare. From conventional storage to digitalization of healthcare data, the healthcare industry is already looking to the Cloud to optimize its data management practices. According to a report done by the West Monroe Partner, 35% of […]

UC–Irvine Dietitian Promotes Rainbow Diet to Combat COVID

UC–Irvine Dietitian Promotes Rainbow Diet to Combat COVID

BY MICHELLE THOMPSON IRVINE, Calif.—As Orange County braces for a winter shadowed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, one expert says the remedy could be found in a rainbow. “A mostly plant-based diet, including a rainbow of color from fruits and vegetables is a good start,” Jody Margolis, a registered dietitian at University of California–Irvine’s Student […]

Outdoor Fitness Center Opens at Simi YMCA

Outdoor Fitness Center Opens at Simi YMCA

Simi Valley, Calif. (November 24, 2020)—With Ventura County shifting back into the purple tier, which prohibits gyms from operating indoors, the Simi Valley Family YMCA is opening a new outdoor fitness center in the parking lot behind the facilities. The approximately 3,000 square foot outdoor center is partially covered to protect from the elements and […]

Ojai Valley Community Hospital Receives Top Ranking in Patient Satisfaction Survey

Ojai Valley Community Hospital Receives Top Ranking in Patient Satisfaction Survey

(Ojai, California) Ojai Valley Community Hospital is one of only 10 hospitals in California to make the newly compiled list from Becker’s Hospital Review of the “top-rated hospitals for patient experience.” Using scores from the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS), from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Becker’s compiled a […]

St. John’s Regional Medical Center and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital Award $230,000 in Grant Funding to Eight Local Non-Profit Organizations

St. John’s Regional Medical Center and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital Award $230,000 in Grant Funding to Eight Local Non-Profit Organizations

Grants to help provide critical health and human services to Ventura County residents    OXNARD, CA– (November 19, 2020) – Dignity Health St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital (SJPVH) and St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC), members of Dignity Health Central Coast, are proud to announce they have awarded $230,000 in grant funding to eight vitally […]

Dignity Health St. John’s Regional Cancer Center Recognizes November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Dignity Health St. John’s Regional Cancer Center Recognizes November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November serves as a gentle reminder to detect lung cancer at its earliest stage, often before symptoms develop  OXNARD, CA – November 5, 2020 – St. John’s Regional Cancer Center (SJRCC) is pleased to offer a proactive lung cancer screening program to those with a high risk of developing lung cancer, the number one most […]

Dignity Health St. John’s Regional Medical Center and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital Provide More Than $70 Million in Patient Financial Assistance and Community Benefit Programs

Dignity Health St. John’s Regional Medical Center and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital Provide More Than $70 Million in Patient Financial Assistance and Community Benefit Programs

Serving the community is one of our highest priorities. Dignity Health Central Coast hospitals, which include St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital (SJPVH) annually report on community health programs, including the health needs being addressed, programs and measurable objectives, and the economic value of our community benefit in Ventura […]

Yarrow YMCA Opens 9,000 Square Foot Outdoor Fitness Facility

Yarrow YMCA Opens 9,000 Square Foot Outdoor Fitness Facility

Westlake Village, Calif.–The Yarrow Family YMCA in Westlake Village has opened a nearly 9,000 square foot covered outdoor fitness facility in its back parking lot (31105 East Thousand Oaks Blvd.). The facility opened November 2. The exercise area contains cardio equipment and weights to provide members an opportunity to workout in a COVID-compliant setting until […]

Lifestyle | 7 Biggest Health Benefits Of Meditation

Lifestyle | 7 Biggest Health Benefits Of Meditation

By Angela J. Bryant Meditation is becoming increasingly popular with people of all ages and walks of life. Regular, on-going meditation has been found to provide a range of health and wellbeing benefits, even when it is only practiced for a few minutes each day. From helping to train your mind to think more positively, […]

Should You Trust Vaccines? Free CMHS Online Seminar on Nov. 18 Explores This Critical Issue

Should You Trust Vaccines? Free CMHS Online Seminar on Nov. 18 Explores This Critical Issue

(Ventura, California) With flu season in full swing and COVID-19 continuing to threaten our health and way of life, vaccines have become a hot topic. Are vaccines safe? Can you get sick from getting one? Are they guaranteed to work, and who should get vaccinated?  Community Memorial Healthcare System seeks to inform the public about vaccines […]

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