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Ojai Valley Community Hospital Celebrates 50th ROSA Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Ojai Valley Community Hospital Celebrates 50th ROSA Total Knee Replacement Surgery

OVCH is the only Tri-counties hospital to offer the new ROSA Total Knee Replacement System  (Ojai, California) Ojai Valley Community Hospital is pleased to share that doctors have performed the 50th knee replacement surgery at the Ojai hospital using the cutting-edge ROSA Total Knee Replacement System, a new robotically-assisted surgical system that enhances total knee replacement surgery.   […]

Community Memorial Health System Offers Low-Cost Mammograms and Breast Screenings During October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Community Memorial Health System Offers Low-Cost Mammograms and Breast Screenings During October for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

(Ventura and Ojai, California) Community Memorial Health System is dedicated to providing the best screening and imaging technologies to all women in the community. Early detection and awareness of breast cancer saves lives. Call now to schedule your mammogram!  CMHS is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by offering low-cost breast imaging […]

6 Ways On Dealing With Your Negative And Worrisome Thinking

6 Ways On Dealing With Your Negative And Worrisome Thinking

By Stanley Popovich There are times that we encounter negative thoughts that can be difficult to manage. For some people, the more they try to get rid of the thoughts, the stronger the thoughts become and the more difficult they become to manage. As a result, here is a brief list of techniques that a […]

Dignity Health St. John’s Regional Medical Center Earns Blue Distinction Care Designation for Bariatric Surgery

Dignity Health St. John’s Regional Medical Center Earns Blue Distinction Care Designation for Bariatric Surgery

This designation considers patient safety and clinical excellence, among other factors OXNARD, CA – September 11, 2020 – Dignity Health St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) is proud to announce that it has been recognized with the Blue Distinction® Center for Bariatric Surgery as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction® recognizes facilities […]

Metrolink Joins Over 100 Transit Agencies Nationwide in Health and Safety Pledge

Metrolink Joins Over 100 Transit Agencies Nationwide in Health and Safety Pledge

  American Public Transportation Association event brings agencies together for a shared commitment to safety for riders and employees  LOS ANGELES – Metrolink, Southern California’s passenger train service, today joined more than 100 transportation agencies from across the nation in a pledge to take the necessary steps to keep riders and employees safe from the spread […]

Dignity Health St. John’s Regional Medical Center to Open First All-Private-Room NICU in Ventura County

Dignity Health St. John’s Regional Medical Center to Open First All-Private-Room NICU in Ventura County

Dignity Health St. John’s Regional Medical Center is pleased to share that its new all private room Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) welcomed its first patient today, Tuesday, September 8. The Level III NICU features 20 all private rooms, allowing parents to stay close to their newborns receiving intensive care. The NICU is the first of its […]

Alzheimer’s Stories and Oxnard Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Stories and Oxnard Walk to End Alzheimer’s

There will be a Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Sept. 26 in Oxnard. Each of our walkers have a story to tell of their connection to the disease, which is an important reminder of why we walk each year.  Mary Thompson in Oxnard lost her mother to the disease just a couple months ago in […]

Superior Court Judge Grants Injunction Closing BSF Gym Over COVID-19 Restrictions

Superior Court Judge Grants Injunction Closing BSF Gym Over COVID-19 Restrictions

Owners vow ‘to stay open’ By Michael Hernandez VENTURA—Superior Court Judge Henry J. Walsh today in Courtroom 42 granted a preliminary injunction closing (Better Stronger Faster) BSF Gym and Fitness Center. Gym co-owner Lindsey Cohn when asked on the court room stand, if she intended to close the gym said: “I will do whatever God […]

Medical Examiner’s Report on Overdoses in the County

Medical Examiner’s Report on Overdoses in the County

1,651 deaths were reported to the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office during calendar year 2019. Jurisdiction was accepted for 826 of these deaths, requiring further investigation and certification. Postmortem examinations were performed on 585 cases. Of the cases investigated, 149 deaths were due to medications, alcohol and or illicit drugs. Of the 149 deaths, 128 […]

Dignity Health St. John’s Healthcare Foundation Welcomes Gail Summers, New Vice President of Philanthropy

Dignity Health St. John’s Healthcare Foundation Welcomes Gail Summers, New Vice President of Philanthropy

Dignity Health’s St. John’s Healthcare Foundation is pleased to welcome Gail Summers as the new Vice President of Philanthropy. Summers will lead the not for profit’s philanthropic endeavors supporting St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital (SJPVH) in Camarillo and St. John’s Regional Medical Center (SJRMC) in Oxnard. For the past eight years, Summers held the position […]

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