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News Releases / 2011

CMHS seminar on Dec. 13 to Focus on Colorectal Cancer

Ventura California, 11/30/2011

Colorectal cancer, the second most common form of cancer diagnosed in the United States, will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Dec. 13… >>


CMH’s First Open Competition Art Exhibit Begins Dec. 4

Ventura California, 11/29/2011

Entries from Community Memorial Hospital’s first annual Open Competition art exhibit will be displayed on the hospital’s first-floor walls from Dec. 4 to Jan. 7, 2012… >>


CMH to Hold Free Eight-Week ‘Stop Smoking’ Class Beginning on Nov. 23

Ventura California, 11/18/2011

Community Memorial Hospital is holding a free eight-session “Stop Smoking” class beginning on Wednesday, Nov. 23, and running through Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2012… >>


CMHS Seminar to Deal with Coping with Cancer during Holidays

Ventura California, 11/14/2011

Cancer patients and their loved ones are invited to learn ways to cope with cancer during the holidays during a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System’s Psychological Services is holding on Monday, Nov. 28… >>


Meditation Drum Circle to be held at CMHS Training Center

Ventura California, 11/02/2011

Community Memorial Health System’s HEALTHaware office is sponsoring a meditation drum circle on Friday, Nov. 11 – the 11/11/11 International Day of Peace… >>


CMHS Seminar on Nov. 29 to Focus on Allergies and Asthma

Ventura California, 11/01/2011

Allergies and asthma, inflammatory conditions that are closely linked, will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Nov. 29… >>


CMHS Seminar on Nov. 17 to Focus on Prostate Cancer

Ventura California, 10/25/2011

Prostate cancer – the most common form of malignancy in men – will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Thursday, Nov. 17… >>


Open House for New Medical Specialties in the Ojai Valley

Ojai, California, 10/19/2011

Community Memorial Health System is holding an open house for its new Ojai Center for Family Health office, and the Keeler Center for Headache & Orofacial Pain on Thursday, November, 3, from 5p.m. to 7 p.m… >>


HBE Breaks Ground on Community Memorial Hospital

St. Louis, Missouri, 10/18/2011

Hospital officials, dignitaries, HBE employees and members of the community gathered Wednesday, September 14, 2011 to celebrate a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Community Memorial Hospital facility… >>


Seminar to Focus on ‘Five Wishes’ Documents for Cancer Patients

Ventura, California, 10/11/2011

Community Memorial Hospital’s Psychosocial Services Department is holding a seminar on Monday, Oct. 17, to provide cancer patients “Five Wishes” legal documents that puts in writing their healthcare wishes to family and loved ones… >>


Egg and Embryo Cryopreservation is focus of seminar on Oct. 25

Ventura, California, 10/04/2011

The cryopreservation of human embryos and eggs – freezing them for future use – will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Oct. 25t… >>


CMHS 5th annual Symposium to Focus on Cancers That Affect Women

Ventura, California, 09/28/2011

Learn more about The Cancers that Affect Women at a free symposium Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Ventura Beach Marriott… >>


CMH Holding ‘Change & Reclaim’ Art Exhibit through Dec. 3

Ventura, California, 09/26/2011

“Change & Reclaim” is the theme of Community Memorial Hospital’s newest art exhibit beginning Sept. 18 and running through Dec. 3… >>


39th Annual Benefactors Ball Event to Benefit Emergency Department

Ventura, California, 09/21/2011

Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation is holding its Benefactors Event on Saturday, October 15, with proceeds from this event to go towards the purchase of a CT Scanner in the Emergency Department of the new Community Memorial Hospital… >>


CMHS opens new Center for Family Health office in Ojai

Ojai, California, 09/16/2011

Community Memorial Health System has opened a Center for Family Health office, bringing specialty healthcare to Ojai Valley residents in the following areas of medicine:  internal medicine, urology, rheumatology and gastroenterology… >>


CMHS Breaks Ground on New Community Memorial Hospital

Ventura, California, 09/15/2011

Community Memorial Health System broke ground Wednesday, September 14th, for the new Community Memorial Hospital. The celebration drew about 500 community members, including CMHS medical staff and employees as well as city and county dignitaries… >>


CMHS Seminar on Oct. 4 to Focus on Sleep Apnea 

Ventura, California, 09/14/2011

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, characterized by abnormal pauses in breathing or instances of abnormally low breathing during sleep, will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Oct. 4… >>


Ground-Breaking for New CMH is set for Sept. 14

Ventura, California, 09/08/2011

Ground-breaking for the new Community Memorial Hospital will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m… >>


Free Mammograms, Education Offered at Community Outreach Day

Ventura, California, 09/06/2011

Community Memorial Health System’s Healthy Women’s Program is hosting a Community Outreach Day in Oxnard which offers free mammograms and healthcare education to the first 35 women who qualify… >>


CMHS Seminar on Sept. 24 to Focus on Arthritis

Ojai California, 08/31/2011

Living with arthritis will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, Sept. 24 … >>


CMHS Seminar on Sept. 13 to Cover Diagnostic Imaging

Ventura, California, 08/23/2011

Advances in diagnostic imaging will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Sept. 13 … >>


Free Mini Heart Screenings Offered at Centers for Family Health in Oxnard

Oxnard, California, 08/23/2011

Heart disease continues to be the number one killer of American men and women. Last year 750,000 American died from heart disease and almost half had no symptoms prior to their first event, which was death … >>


CMHS Seminar on Aug. 23 to Cover Ventricular Tachycardia

Ventura, California, 08/08/2011

Ventricular Tachycardia, the heart rhythm abnormality that causes Sudden Cardiac Arrest – the primary cause of death in the U.S. – will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Aug. 23 … >>


Free Mini Heart Screenings Offered at Centers for Family Health in Oak View

Oak View, California, 07/11/2011

Heart disease continues to be the number one killer of American men and women. Last year 750,000 American died from heart disease and almost half had no symptoms prior to their first event, which was death … >>


CMHS Seminar to Focus on Treatment of Urologic Issues

Ventura, California, 07/11/2011

Urologic issues in men and women will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Aug … >>


Community Memorial Health System Honors Employees

Ventura, California, 07/06/2011

Community Memorial Health System honored 306 employees at its annual Service Awards Banquet on June 17, including three employees with 40 years of service and three others who celebrated their 35th anniversary with CMHS… >>


New Parent Resource Center earns International Lactation Care Award

Ventura, California, 06/28/2011

Community Memorial Hospital’s New Parent Resource Center has earned international recognition for its excellence in lactation care… >>


Four CMH Junior Volunteers Earn Maria Cavallo Scholarships

Ventura, California, 06/27/2011

Community Memorial Hospital’s Auxiliary awarded four members of the hospital’s Junior Volunteers program who plan to pursue careers in healthcare with scholarships totaling $6,500 from its Maria Cavallo Scholarship Fund… >>


CMHS Seminar on July 12 to Focus on Skin Cancer

Ventura, California, 06/15/2011

The prevention and treatment of melanoma and other skin cancers will be the focus of a free informational seminar that Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, July 12… >>


CMH's ‘Splashes of Color' Art Exhibit Opens

Ventura, California, 06/06/2011

Community Memorial Hospital's first-floor lobby and hallways will be decorated with a vibrant and eclectic mix of paintings and drawings by local artists when the hospital holds its "Splashes of Color" art exhibit June 5 through Sept. 14s… >>


Seminar on June 14 to focus on hyperbaric medicine

Ventura, California, 05/26/2011

Hyperbaric medicine – use of oxygen at a level higher than atmospheric pressure to heal problem wounds – will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, June 14… >>


14th Annual NICU Golf Tournament Benefits Hospital’s Smallest Patients

Ventura, California, 05/24/2011

Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation is accepting entries and sponsors for its 14th annual NICU Golf Tournament on Monday, July 25, at Saticoy Country Club in Somis, with proceeds benefiting Community Memorial Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit… >>


Ojai Valley Community Hospital Receives New Quality-Based Accreditation From DNV Healthcare

Ojai, California, 05/10/2011

Ojai Valley Community Hospital has achieved national accreditation from DNV Healthcare, the newest and first Medicare-approved hospital accreditation program that integrates the ISO 9001 quality management system… >>


CMHS Seminar on May 24 to Bust Pregnancy Myths

Ventura, California, 05/09/2011

What is fact and what is fiction when it comes to pregnancy? Fact vs. fiction and pregnancy myths will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, May 24… >>


State of Hospital Address to Focus on Modernization Master Plan

Ojai, California, 05/04/2011

The public will learn more about the master plan for the modernization of Ojai Valley Community Hospital at the 2011 State of the Hospital address on Thursday, May 19… >>


CMH Address to Focus on New Hospital, Healthcare Reform

Ventura, California, 05/04/2011

The public will receive updates on the construction of a new Community Memorial Hospital when President and CEO Gary Wilde gives the 2011 State of the Hospital address on Wednesday, May 18… >>


Free Mammograms and Education offered at Community Outreach Day

Ventura, California, 05/02/2011

Community Memorial Health System’s Healthy Women’s Program is hosting a Community Outreach Day which offers free mammograms and healthcare education to the first 35 women who qualify… >>


Community Memorial, Ojai Valley Hospitals Welcome New Chiefs of Staff

Ventura, California, 04/25/2011

Community Memorial Health System welcomes Dr. Marc Beaghler as Chief of Staff at Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura and Dr. Mary E. Dial as Chief of Staff at Ojai Valley Community Hospital. Their terms run for two years… >>


CMHS Seminar on May 7 to Focus on Women’s Health Issues

Ojai, California, 04/20/2011

May is Women’s Health Month. Disorders of women’s urinary and genital tract will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, May 7… >>


Vineyard CFH office earns LEED Gold Certification

Oxnard, California, 04/19/2011

Community Memorial Health System’s new state-of-the-art and environmentally-friendly Vineyard Center for Family Health office has earned a Gold LEED– Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design… >>


For National Osteoporosis Prevention Month CMHS provides May 3 Seminar on Osteoporosis

Ventura, California, 04/11/2011

May is National Osteoporosis Prevention Month. In an effort to bring awareness to the public Community Memorial Health System is providing a seminar on Osteoporosis. Osteoporosis… >>


Seminar on April 12 to Cover Pain Management and Fibromyalgia

Ventura, California, 03/21/2011

Pain management and fibromyalgia – a type of arthritis which includes widespread muscle and joint discomfort – will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, April 12… >>


CMHS seminar on March 22 to focus on colon cancer

Ventura, California, 03/15/2011

Screening for colon cancer, the second-leading cause of death from cancer in the United States, will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, March 22… >>


CMH’s 'Renew' Art Exhibit opens on March 6

Ventura, California, 03/04/2011

Paintings and drawings celebrating the cycle of nature will be on display for public viewing on the first floor of Community Memorial Hospital when the Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation presents its "Renew" art exhibit running March 6 to June 4… >>


Country Music’s Little Texas Headlines 21st Gold Dust Gala on April 16

Ventura, California, 03/02/2011

Little Texas, “America’s Favorite Rockin’ Country Band,” whose 12 Billboard Top 20 singles include “My Love,” a No. 1 hit in 1993, as well as the catchy anthem of the Lone Star State, “God Blessed Texas,” will headline the 21st annual Gold Dust Gala at Ventura County Fairgrounds in the San Miguel Hall on Saturday, April 16… >>


CMHS Seminar on March 12 to Focus on Vascular Disorders

Ojai, California, 03/01/2011

The causes and diagnosis of three vascular disorders – peripheral arterial disease, carotid stenosis and abdominal aortic aneurysm – as well as the advances in their treatment will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, March 12… >>


Coastal Communities Cancer Center Grand Opening Set for Feb. 24

Ventura, California, 02/18/2011

Community Memorial Health System is holding a Grand Opening for its Coastal Communities Cancer Center on Thursday, Feb. 24, from 5:30 to 7 p.m… >>


VC women’s soccer team raises $5,000 in ‘Score for the Cure’ drive

Ventura, California, 02/16/2011

Inspired after four of their teammates and their head coach were touched by breast cancer in recent years, members of the Ventura College women’s soccer team launched a “Score for the Cure” campaign… >>


CMHS Now Offers Free Monthly Classes for Pre-diabetes Patients

Ventura, California, 02/02/2011

Community Memorial Health System is offering free monthly classes for patients diagnosed with either pre-diabetes or metabolic syndrome, a disorder that increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes… >>


CMHS Seminar on March 1 to Focus on Balloon Sinuplasty

Ventura, California, 02/01/2011

Balloon Sinuplasty, a new minimally-invasive surgical option for chronic sinus sufferers, will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, March 1… >>


CMH to Hold Free MINI Heart Screenings on Feb. 4

Ventura, California, 01/24/2011

Community Memorial Hospital is celebrating National Wear Red Day by holding free mini heart health screenings on Friday, Feb. 4… >>


New Administrator Named at Ojai Valley Community Hospital

Ojai, California, 01/19/2011

Haady Lashkari, Assistant Vice President at Community Memorial Health System, has been promoted to Chief Administrative Officer at Ojai Valley Community Hospital… >>


CMHS Seminar to Focus on Peripheral Neuropathy

Ventura California, 01/17/2011

Peripheral neuropathy – a common disorder resulting from damage to the nerves – will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Feb. 1… >>


LEED-certified Vineyard CFH office sets Open House for Jan. 25

Oxnard California, 01/11/2011

Community Memorial Health System is holding an open house for its new state-of-the-art and environmentally-friendly Vineyard Center for Family Health office on Tuesday, Jan. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m… >>