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$15 Million Grant Awarded for Ventura County Medical Center Pediatric Unit

$15 Million Grant Awarded for Ventura County Medical Center Pediatric Unit

Ventura, CA – The Ventura County Medical Center (VCMC) has been selected to receive a $15 million grant from the California Health Facilities Authority for the construction and operating equipment of a Pediatric Unit. “We are grateful for this funding opportunity. It allows us to undertake a project that is directly aligned with work we […]

Ventura County Civil Grand Jury | Report – Financial Relationship between Ventura County Medical Center and Ventura County General Fund

Ventura County Civil Grand Jury | Report – Financial Relationship between Ventura County Medical Center and Ventura County General Fund

The 2019-2020 Ventura County Civil Grand Jury conducted an investigation concerning the basis for certain cash advances from the Ventura County General Fund (General Fund) to the Ventura County Medical Center (Medical Center), operating as an enterprise fund of Ventura County (County), and the current status of the outstanding balance of those advances. The County […]

Ventura County Medical Center receives national recognition for meritorious outcomes from the American College of Surgeons

Ventura County Medical Center receives national recognition for meritorious outcomes from the American College of Surgeons

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program has recognized Ventura County Medical Center, as one of 88 participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2018.  As a participant in the program, Ventura County Medical Center is required to track the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures […]

Ventura County Medical Center Receives National Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes from the American College of Surgeons

Ventura County Medical Center Receives National Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes from the American College of Surgeons

(Ventura County, Calif.) — The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Ventura County Medical Center as one of 83 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2017. As a participant in ACS NSQIP, Ventura County Medical Center is required to track […]

Ventura County Medical Center | Drug Pricing Program

Ventura County Medical Center | Drug Pricing Program

The 2017-2018 Ventura County Grand Jury opened an investigation after receiving a complaint about the Ventura County Medical Center’s 340B Drug Pricing Program. The 340B program requires pharmaceutical companies to provide prescription drugs at significant discounts to hospitals and clinics serving large numbers of low-income patients. In July 2015 an audit of VCMC was conducted […]

Transparency and Clear Eyed Oversight Needed at Ventura County Medical Center: Supervisors must act immediately

Transparency and Clear Eyed Oversight Needed at Ventura County Medical Center: Supervisors must act immediately

During the first eight months of this fiscal year the Ventura County Medical Center Oversight Committee was provided projections that VCMC would make an $8 million profit for the year, then a few months later the projection was to lose $20 million and most recently the loss projected was $2.5 million. When VCTA attended the February 14 Oversight Committee meeting we […]

County Inmate recaptured after escaping from VC Medical Center

County Inmate recaptured after escaping from VC Medical Center

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On 12-30-2017, at approximately 9:30 AM, Inmate 34 year old Ventura resident,  Sarah Murphy McComack displayed symptoms of a medical emergency while incarcerated at the Sheriff’s Todd Road jail facility. Jail medical personnel were immediately on scene and administered medical aid. Personnel from Ventura County Fire and AMR […]

As the Year Closes Just like to give a hats off to the Ventura Police Department

As the Year Closes Just like to give a hats off to the Ventura Police Department

Oxnard PD arrest man for attempted murder after hitting victim with vehicle

Oxnard PD arrest man for attempted murder after hitting victim with vehicle

On 1/9/15, at approximately 11:13 pm, officers from the Oxnard Police Department were dispatched to the parking lot of 608 South “A” St reference a subject that was struck by a vehicle. Officers responded to the location and located the victim, 26 year old Santa Barbara resident, who was lying on the ground with a […]

Santa Paula Fire Department conducted life saving training for Ventura County Medical Center

Santa Paula Fire Department conducted life saving training for Ventura County Medical Center