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News Releases / 2012

CMHS Honors Donors and Volunteers on National Philanthropy Day

Ventura, California, 12/11/2012

Community Memorial Health System selected National Philanthropy Day on Nov. 15 to pay tribute to 31 community members for their outstanding philanthropic and volunteer efforts in support of CMHS…>>


National Research Corporation Names CMH as Top Hospital

Ventura, California, 12/06/2012

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


CMHS holds Monthly Stroke Screenings at Leisure Village

Camarillo, California, 12/05/2012

Starting in January Community Memorial Health System will offer monthly FREE mini stroke screenings…>>


All CMHS Facilities to be Smoke and Tobacco-Free on Jan. 1

Ventura, California, 11/30/2012

Community Memorial Health System is instituting a comprehensive program that will make all facilities in its network – which includes Community Memorial Hospital, Ojai Valley Community Hospital and its 11 Centers for Family Health offices in Ventura County – smoke- and tobacco-free beginning on Jan. 1, 2013…>>


CMH to Hold 'Recycle: Eco Art' Reception & Exhibit Dec. 4

Ventura, California, 11/14/2012

Community Memorial Hospital's first-floor lobby and hallways will be decorated with an eclectic mix of art by local artists when the hospital holds its "Recycle: Eco Art" exhibit open to the public December 2 through January 6…>>


Program held Monthly on Heart Disease Prevention Strategies

Ventura, California, 11/08/2012

Heart disease continues to be the number one killer of American men and women. To help you reach the goal of preventing this from happening to you, Community Memorial Health System offers FREE Prevention Strategy programs every third Thursday of the month…>>


FREE Flu Vaccinations Available October and November

Ventura, California, 10/10/2012

Through the months of October and November Community Memorial Health System is offering Free Flu vaccinations at a variety of the Centers for Family Health locations…>>


CMHS Annual Cancer Symposium to Focus on Surviving & Thriving

Ventura, California, 10/08/2012

Learn more about Surviving & Thriving at a free Cancer Symposium Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Ventura Beach Marriott. Physician and local leading experts will be presenting a range of topics…>>


FREE Stop Smoking Classes available at 3 Locations

Ventura, California, 10/04/2012

Free to the public, Community Memorial Health System holds regularly scheduled "Stop Smoking" Tobacco Cessation classes…>>


Walking Fitness Program Includes FREE Orthopaedic Screening

Ventura, California, 10/03/2012

Community Memorial Health System offers a free Walking Fitness Program every Tuesday and Thursday 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Community Park in Ventura providing participants with blood pressure screenings before and after each walk to help monitor heart health…>>


CMHS Announces New VP of Planning and Managed Care

Ventura, California, 09/20/2012

Community Memorial Health System welcomes Wilfred G. Garand as its Vice President of Planning and Managed Care, replacing Michael Lurie who retired after over 30 years of service to Community Memorial Health System…>>


CMHS Offers Low-Cost Screening Mammograms in October

Ventura, California, 09/17/2012

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Community Memorial Health System is offering low-cost early breast cancer detection services to women who schedule a screening mammogram during October through the Breast Center at Community Memorial Hospital and Ojai Valley Community Hospital. The cost is $65…>>


CMHS Holds Free ‘Stop Smoking’ Classes in Ventura, Ojai and Oxnard

Ventura, California, 09/11/2012

Community Memorial Health System holds regularly scheduled free “Stop Smoking” Tobacco Cessation classes in Ventura, Ojai and Oxnard…>>


Free Mammograms and Education offered at Community Outreach Day

Oxnard, California, 09/04/2012

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. This event will take place at the Center for Family Health in Oxnard on Saturday, September 22…>>


Free Mini Heart Screenings Offered at Centers for Family Health in Oxnard on Sept. 22

Oxnard, California, 07/27/2012

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…>>


Seminar on Aug. 21 to Focus Testosterone Treatment for Aging

Ventura, California, 07/24//2012

Is testosterone treatment for the prevention of aging snake oil or is it the Fountain of Youth? Community Memorial Health System is holding a free seminar on Aug. 21 focusing on the controversial topic…>>


NICU Golf, Benefactors’ Ball Set for Same Weekend in September

Ventura, California, 07/17//2012

Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation is holding two of its most well-known events on the same weekend in September at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa and invites the public to attend one or both of these events…>>


Community Memorial Health System Honors Employees

Ventura, California, 07/05//2012

Community Memorial Health System honored 370 employees at its annual Employee Recognition Dinner, including one employee with 50 years of service, one with 40 years and six others who celebrated their 35th anniversary with CMHS…>>


CMHS Seminar on July 17 to Focus on Advances in Digital Imaging

Ventura, California, 07/02//2012

Community Memorial Health System is holding a free seminar on July 17 focusing on the advances in diagnostic imaging…>>


Ojai Seminar on July 21 to Focus on Headache and Orofacial Pain

Ojai, California, 06/26//2012

Headache and orofacial pain will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, July 21…>>


CMH’s ‘Splashes of Color II’ Art Exhibit Opens

Ventura, California, 06/05//2012

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 II” art exhibit open to the public June 11 through September 9…>>


June 5 OVCH to hold State of the Hospital Address

Ojai, California, 06/04//2012

The public will receive updates on the modernization of Ojai ValleyCommunity Hospital, healthcare reform and new medical specialties into the Ojai Valley when President and CEO Gary Wilde gives the 2012 State of the Hospital address on Tuesday, June 5…>>


Chronic Kidney Disease is Focus of CMHS Seminar on June 19

Ventura, California, 05/29//2012

Chronic Kidney Disease, which affects 31 million American adults, is the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, June 19…>>


CMH and OVCH Undergoes rigorous survey, earns national quality-based accreditation

Ventura, California, 05/07//2012

After rigorous two-day surveys, Community Memorial Health System today announces that both Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura and Ojai Valley Community Hospital in Ojai has achieved national accreditation from DNV Healthcare, a Cincinnati-based hospital accreditation organization…>>


CMH address May 17 to focus on new hospital, healthcare reform

Ventura, California, 05/02//2012

The public will receive updates on the construction of a new Community Memorial Hospital when President and CEO Gary Wilde gives the 2012 State of the Hospital address on Thursday, May 17. Come hear how your hospital is doing…>>


FREE Meditation Class to Reduce Stress

Ventura, California, 04/26//2012

Consider trying meditation if stress has you anxious, tense and worried. Even a few minutes can bring about calmness and inner peace…>>


‘Heels & Wheels’ Ride on July 15 to Benefit the CMH Breast Center 

Ventura, California, 04/25//2012

Ventura Harley-Davidson and The Breast Center at Community Memorial Hospital are calling on all women motorcyclists to take part in the seventh annual “Heels & Wheels” benefit ride on Sunday, July 157…>>


Skin Cancer is Focus of CMHS Seminar Set for May 22

Ventura, California, 04/18//2012

Skin cancer is the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, May 22…>>


CMH Offers Class for Men Touched by Cancer on April 17 

Ventura, California, 04/12//2012

Community Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Resource Center is offering a free discussion group on Tuesday, April 17…>>


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

Ventura, California, 04/11//2012

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 death7…>>


CMH Hosts Celebration for Cancer Survivors

Ventura, California, 04/09//2012

On Sunday, June 3, 2012, Community Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Resource Center will be holding a Cancer Survivors Day celebration to honor cancer survivors…>>


Gold Dust Gala’s “For the Women We Love” on May 12, 2012

Camarillo, California, 04/06//2012

Community Memorial Hospital Foundation’s annual Gold Dust Gala is honoring The Women We Love - mothers, daughters, sisters, grandmothers, aunts, and friends - the women who help shape our lives and who impact our lives in a profound way…>>


CMH Offers Cancer Patients a Free Class on Tuesday, April 10 — “Using a Distress Questionnaire to Identify the Support You Need”

Ventura, California, 04/04//2012

Community Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Resource Center is offering a free class on April 10 for cancer patients and their families…>>


CMHS Seminar to Focus on Healthcare Decisions  

Ventura, California, 03/23/2012

In conjunction with National Healthcare Decisions Day, Community Memorial Health System is holding a community dialogue on end-of-life care, including advance medical directives and Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, on Tuesday, April 17…>>


Seminar on April 14 to focus on hyperbaric medicine  

Ojai, California, 03/21/2012

Hyperbaric medicine – the 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 Saturday, April 14…>>


Program held Monthly on Heart Disease Prevention Strategies

Ventura, California, 03/12/2012

Heart disease continues to be the number one killer of American men and women. To help you reach the goal of preventing this from happening to you, Community Memorial Health System offers FREE Prevention Strategy programs every third Thursday of the month…>>


CMH Offering Class for Uninsured Cancer Patients on March 19

Ventura, California, 03/07/2012

Community Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Resource Center is offering a free class on Monday, March 19 for uninsured cancer patients and their families to help them find ways to pay for care…>>


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

Oxnard, California, 02/27/2012

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 death2…>>


CMH’s Auxiliary Celebrates 50th Anniversary 1962 – 2012

Ventura, California, 02/22/2012

Community Memorial Hospital’s Auxiliary celebrated its 50th anniversary at an Annual Awards Luncheon and Installation on Friday, February 10, 2012…>>


Cancer Resource Center Offers Support Group, Creativity Classes

Ventura, California, 02/21/2012

The Cancer Resource Center at Community Memorial Hospital is offering a bi-monthly women’s cancer support group as well a free monthly series of creativity and expression classes for cancer patients2…>>


The Breast Center Earns National Imaging Excellence Designation

Ventura, California, 02/08/2012

The Breast Center located at Community Memorial Hospital has become the first medical facility in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties to be designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the by the American College of Radiology…>>


Loquintha Rex RN, DNP - CMHS Hospital Hero

Ventura, California, 02/06/2012

Community Memorial Health System is proud to announce Loquintha Rex has received the Hospital Hero award…>>


CMH Auxiliary holds Luncheon to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Ventura, California, 02/02/2012

Community Memorial Hospital’s Auxiliary is celebrating its 50th anniversary at an Annual Awards Luncheon and Installation on Friday, February 10, 2012…>>


CMHS Seminar on Feb. 28 to Focus on Macular Degeneration

Ventura, California, 01/31/2012

Age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in older Americans, will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Feb. 28…>>


Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation Names 2012 Officers

Ventura, California, 01/30/2012

William J. Kearney, Senior Vice President/Investment and Senior Resident Director of the Ventura Coast Office of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, has been elected President of the Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation…>>


CMHS Opens Center for Family Health Office in Port Hueneme

Port Hueneme, California, 01/27/2012

Community Memorial Health System has opened a new Center for Family Health office – its 11th CFH location in western Ventura County – at 321 E. Port Hueneme Road…>>


CMHS to Hold Open House at NEW Port Hueneme Center for Family Health

Port Hueneme, California, 01/23/2012

What: Center for Family Health Port Hueneme Open House event. When: Thursday, January 26, 2012, from 4 to 7 p.m. Who: Community Memorial Health System is holding an open house for its new Port Hueneme Center for Family Health…>>


CMHS to hold Navigating the Healthcare System Discussion Group For Cancer Patients and Loved Ones

Ventura, California, 01/16/2012

Cancer patients and their loved ones are invited to learn ways to navigate the healthcare system during a free discussion group the Community Memorial Health System’s Psychosocial Services is holding on Monday, January 23…>>


CMHS Seminar on Jan. 24 to Focus on Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Ventura, California, 01/09/2012

Alzheimer’s disease – the most common form of dementia that affects as many as 5 million Americans – will be the focus of Community Memorial Health System’s free monthly seminar to be held on Tuesday, Jan. 24…>>