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News Releases / 2009

First 2010 Seminar to Focus on Women’s Issues

Ventura, California, 12/20/2009

Community Memorial Health System kicks off its 2010 seminar series with a free seminar on disorders of the female urinary and genital tract on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 in the eighth-floor Nichols Auditorium at Community Memorial Hospital… >>


UCLA Medical Professor Lorne Label, MD to Lead “Chemo Brain” Workshop

Ventura, California, 12/18/2009

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara and the Community Memorial Hospital Cancer Resource Center invite cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers to a free workshop entitled “Chemo Brain” with Lorne Label, MD… >>


January 2010 Calendar of Events – Ventura, Oxnard & Camarillo

Ventura, California, 12/09/2009

FREE programs of support and education for people with cancer, cancer survivors, and their loved ones… >>

CMHS Promotes Becky Trevino to Physician Liaison

Ventura, California, 12/07/2009

Community Memorial Health System has announced the promotion of Becky Trevino as its new Physician Liaison… >>


CMH Offering Free Stroke Screenings Every Friday

Ventura, California, 12/04/2009

Community Memorial Hospital is offering free mini stroke screenings every Friday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., through its HealthAware: Stroke program… >>


CMH Launches ‘Stimulus Package’ Art Exhibit at Reception on Dec. 8

Ventura, California, 11/23/2009

Community Memorial Hospital’s first-floor walls will be adorned with quality original artwork at affordable prices this winter when the Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation presents its newest art exhibit, “Our Stimulus Package”… >>


Doctor of Ministry Joins CMH as Palliative Care Chaplain

Ventura, California, 11/18/2009

Community Memorial Health System has hired interfaith chaplain Dr. Geoff Tyrrell as Palliative Care Chaplain for Community Memorial Hospital… >>


CMH Hires Cobb as Director of Emergency Department

Ventura, California, 11/09/2009

Cheryl Evans Cobb, RN, BSN, PHN, who has over25 years of experience as both an emergency room nurse and administrator, has been hired as Director of Community Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department… >>


Community Memorial Hospital Named as a Top Hospital in the Nation by National Research Corporation

Ventura, California, 11/04/2009

Community Memorial Hospital has been recognized once again by the National Research Corporation as one of the nation's top hospitals… >>


Ojai Hospital Auxiliary Hosts Tri-counties Meeting

Ojai, California, 10/27/2009

The Ojai Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary hosted the quarterly meeting of the Tri-Counties Area Council on October 19th… >>


Seminar to Cover Global Warming’s Effect on Infectious Disease

Ventura, California, 10/22/2009

The Global warming’s effect on infectious disease will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Nov. 10… >>


New Parent Resource Center Has New Location and Name

Ventura California, 10/21/2009

As of October 2, 2009 Community Memorial Health System’s Breastfeeding Resource Center has moved to a new location and also has a new name: CMHS New Parent Resource Center… >>


Robotic Surgery Offerings Expanded at CMH

Ventura California, 10/19/2009

Community Memorial Hospital is proud to announce three additional surgeons on staff are now trained in the da Vinci Surgical System. Currently CMH is the only facility in Ventura County to offer minimally invasive, state-of-the-art robotic surgery… >>


Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s Benefactors’ Ball Raises $75,000 to Go Toward New Hospital

Ventura California, 10/09/2009

The 37th annual Benefactors’ Ball on Oct. 3 raised nearly $75,000, with the proceeds going toward the building of a new Community Memorial Hospital… >>


Free Flu Shots Offered at Centers for Family Health and Low Cost Vaccinations at Ojai Valley Community Hospital

Ventura California, 10/06/2009

Community Memorial Health System is offering free season flu shots to qualifying persons at its nine Centers for Family Health offices this fall as well as holding a low-cost flu vaccination clinic at Ojai Valley Community Hospital on Saturday, Oct. 10… >>


Free Mind-body Workshop at Community Memorial Hospital Cancer Resource Center October 27

Ventura California, 10/05/2009

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara and the Cancer Resource Center at Community Memorial Hospital will host a free presentation for people affected by cancer entitled: Make the Mind-Body Connection with Paula Getty-Shearer, certified hypnotherapist… >>


Main Street Office Offering Free Mammograms on Oct. 17

Ventura, California, 10/01/2009

Community Memorial Health System is offering free mammograms and healthcare education to the first 35 women who qualify at its Ventura Center for Family Health Main Street office on Saturday, Oct. 17… >>


OVCH to Unveil New Emergency Department on Oct. 1

Ojai, California, 09/24/2009

Ojai Valley Community Hospital will unveil its new Emergency Department during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 1… >>


CMHS Symposium on Oct. 10 to Focus on Colon Cancer

Ventura, California, 09/16/2009

Learn more about prevention as well as the early detection and treatment of colon cancer at a symposium Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Ventura Beach Marriott in Ventura… >>


Nightingale Ball Fund-Raiser Returns to Ojai Nov. 14

Ojai, California, 09/15/2009

The annual Nightingale Ball—the major fund-raising effort of the Ojai Valley Community Hospital Foundation Guild—will be returning “home” Nov. 14 for a gala evening of dining and dancing at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa… >>


Benefactors’ Ball is Oct. 3; Funds Raised Go to New Hospital

Ventura, California, 09/14/2009

The Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation is holding its 37th annual Benefactors’ Ball on Saturday, Oct. 3, with proceeds going toward the building of the new Community Memorial Hospital… >>


CMHS Seminar to Focus on Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery

Ventura, California, 09/08/2009

Breakthroughs in da Vinci Robotic-assisted prostate cancer surgery will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The Seminar is sponsored by KVTA Radio and LiveStrong Foundation… >>


CMH Art Reception & Exhibit of local works with "Anything Goes" theme

Ventura, California, 09/03/2009

Paintings and drawings from the “Anything Goes” exhibit will be on display at Community Memorial Hospital starting in September. The artwork is presented by Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation along with a reception presenting the new theme… >>


New Radiologist Joins Staff at CMH Breast Center

Ventura, California, 08/31/2009
 
Radiologist Kristina Jong has joined the Community Imaging Medical Group at Community Memorial Hospital where she will concentrate her practice on Breast Imaging and further development of the Breast MRI program… >>


Mammograms provided Free to Women

Fillmore, California, 08/24/2009

Thirty-five women will be scheduled to receive free mammograms and healthcare education on Saturday, September 12. The women will arrive early Saturday morning at the Center for Family Health… >>


CMHS Seminar on Sept. 12 to Focus on Cataract Surgery

Ojai, California, 08/18/2009

The public is invited to learn more about the latest advances in cataract surgery at a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding in Ojai on Saturday, Sept. 12… >>


FREE programs of support and education for people with cancer, cancer survivors, and their loved ones

Ventura, California, 08/13/2009

Eat to Beat Cancer with Susan Speer, MS, RD, CDE, Monday, September 14, 6:30-8pm, Location: Community Memorial Hospital Cancer Resource Center, 184 N. Brent St., Ventura… >>


Susan Speer, MS, RD, CDE will present “Eat to Beat Cancer”

Ventura, California, 08/13/2009

The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara and the Cancer Resource Center at Community Memorial Hospital will host a free presentation for people affected by cancer entitled: Eat to Beat Cancer with Susan Speer, MS, RD, CDE… >>


Free CMHS Seminar on Aug. 25 to Focus on Dementia

Ventura, California, 08/04/2009
 
Dealing with dementia will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is sponsoring on Tuesday, Aug. 25… >>


Communithy Memorial Health System Honors Employees

Ventura, California, 07/1/2009

Community Memorial Health System honored 275 employees at Community Memorial and Ojai Valley Hospitals, including five for their 35 years of service, at its annual Employee Recognition Banquet… >>


CMHS Seminar to Focus on Preventative Health Practices

Ventura, California, 06/05/2009

The public is invited to learn how to better live a healthy life and help ward off diseases through diet, exercise, personal habits and sleep during a free seminar… >>


CMH Art Exhibit & Reception to Show Local Works of Summer Scenes

Ventura, California, 05/29/2009

Paintings and drawings of summer scenes by local artists will be on display for public viewing at Community Memorial Hospital throughout the summer… >>


CMH Hosts Celebration for Cancer Survivors

Ventura, California, 05/26/2009

On Sunday, June 7, 2009, Community Memorial Hospital will be holding a Cancer Survivors Day celebration to honor cancer survivors… >>


Support Group Offered for Heart Patients with Implanted Devices

Ventura, California, 05/20/2009

Community Memorial Hospital is introducing a new support group for heart patients with implanted cardiac devices… >>


CMHS Seminar on May 2 to Focus on Radiation Therapy

Ojai, California, 04/27/2009

The public is invited to learn more about the latest advances in cancer radiation therapy at a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding in Ojai on Saturday, May 2… >>


State of Hospital Address to Focus on Construction Plans

Ventura, California, 04/23/2009

The public is invited to learn more about Community Memorial Hospital’s plans to build a new hospital in today’s financial recession when President and CEO Gary Wilde gives the 2009 State of the Hospital address … >>


Community Memorial Hospital Lauds Volunteers

Ventura, California, 04/19/2009

Community Memorial Hospital and nearly all of its Auxiliary members honored close to 40 men and women who have donated thousands of hours of service to hospital patients and their families… >>


Dr. Martin Pops Named as New Board Chairman

Ventura, California, 04/06/2009

Martin Pops, M.D., has been named the new Chairman of the Board for Community Memorial Health System. Dr. Pops assumed his new position upon election at the annual Board of Trustee meeting in January… >>


Ojai Resident Dr. Martin Pops Named as New Board Chairman for Community Memorial Health System

Ventura, California, 03/30/2009

Martin Pops, M.D., has been named the new Chairman of the Board for Community Memorial Health System. Dr. Pops assumed his new position upon election at the annual Board of Trustee meeting in January… >>


CMHS Seminar to Focus on Cardiac Electrophysiology

Ventura, California, 03/30/2009

The public is invited to learn more about electrophysiology, a subspecialty of cardiology dealing with heart rhythm abnormalities, during a free seminar provided by Community Memorial Health System… >>


Gold Dust Gala benefits women with breast and cervical cancer

Ventura, California, 03/17/2009

In 2008, an estimated 182,460 new cases of breast cancer were reported in the United States. Another 13,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer… >>


CMH Receives American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR® ACTION Registry®–GWTGTM Silver Performance Achievement Award

Ventura, California, 03/18/2009

Community Memorial Hospital has received the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2008… >>


DeGiuseppe Joins CMHS as Human Resources Director

Ventura, California, 03/16/2009

Community Memorial Health System has hired Barbara DeGiuseppe as its Director of Human Resources… >>


Cancer Program at CMH Receives Commendation by the American College of Surgeons

Ventura, California, 03/12/2009

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Approval with Commendation to the Cancer Program… >>


Community Memorial Hospital & Ojai Valley Community Hospital Name New Chiefs of Staff

Ventura, California, 03/06/2009

Community Memorial Health System has announced that Dr. Samuel D. Small has been elected Chief of Staff at Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura for 2009… >>


CMHS Seminar to Focus on Modern Medical Imaging

Ventura, California, 03/03/2009

The public is invited to learn more about latest developments in modern medical imaging during a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, March 24… >>


McCaffrey Joins CMHS as Chief Nursing Officer

Ventura, California, 02/27/2009

Community Memorial Health System has hired Bobbie McCaffrey as its Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer… >>


Breastfeeding Resource Center to Hold Open House on March 28

Ventura, California, 02/18/2009

Community Memorial Health System invites new and expectant mothers, along with their families, as well as healthcare providers to an Open House of its new Breastfeeding Resource Center… >>


Country Music’s Keith Anderson headlines Gold Dust Gala

Ventura, California, 01/30/2009

Country and Western singing star and song-writer Keith Anderson, whose 2008 hit “I Still Miss You” reached No. 2 in the Billboard country charts, will headline… >>


Spirituality and Quality of Life With Rev. Curtis Hotchkiss

Ventura, California, 01/12/2008

The Ventura Satellite of The Cancer Support Community Valley/Ventura/Santa Barbara and Community Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Resource Center present Spirituality and Quality of Life… >>


CMHS symposium on Feb. 21st to focus on heart disease

Ventura, California, 01/09/2009

Learn more about prevention as well as the early detection and treatment of heart disease at a morning-long symposium that Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, Feb. 21… >>


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