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News Releases / 2013

CMH Announces Medical Director of Robotic Surgery

Ventura, California, 12/03/2013

Community Memorial Hospital announces Dr. Marc Beaghler, M.D., MPH as the Medical Director of Robotic Surgery…>>


New LARIAT Cardiac Procedure at CMH Reduces Risk of Stroke

Ventura, California, 12/02/2013

Community Memorial Hospital's Electrophysiologist, Dr. Ishu Rao, is among the first in the nation to perform the LARIAT™ procedure, an innovative way to treat atrial fibrillation in patients who are unable to take blood thinning medications…>>


CMHS Stroke Center Receives AHA Bronze Award

Ventura, California, 11/25/2013

Community Memorial Health System Stroke Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Bronze Quality Achievement Award…>>


November Is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Ventura, California, 11/22/2013

Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know…>>


CMH Offering Class for Cancer Patients on Getting Control of Your Cancer Treatment Bills

Ventura, California, 11/13/2013

Community Memorial Hospital's Cancer Resource Center is offering a free Discussion group on Wednesday December 11, 2013 for cancer patients and their families to discuss what the Affordable Care Act (ACA) means for people with cancer…>>


Advances in spine surgery focus of CMHS seminar on Nov. 12

Ventura, California, 10/23/2013

Advances in minimally invasive spine surgery will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Nov. 12…>>


Construction Workers at New CMH to Wear Pink on Wednesday

Ventura, California, 10/15/2013

Construction workers at the new Community Memorial Hospital will wear pink shirts on Wednesday, Oct. 16., in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month…>>


Healthcare Reform Focus at CMHS Seminar Series

Ventura, California, 10/14/2013

Healthcare reform will be the focus of two free seminars Community Memorial Hospital is holding in the coming weeks at the Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main St…>>


Free Mammograms and Education offered at Community Outreach Day in Oxnard

Oxnard, California, 10/09/2013

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, October 19…>>


Thyroid Cancer is the Focus of CMHS Seminar on Oct. 15

Ventura, California, 10/01/2013

Thyroid cancer, a common cancer in women, will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Oct. 15…>>


CMHS Symposium on Oct. 12 to Focus on Cancer Screening

Ventura, California, 09/30/2013

Learn more about cancer screening at a free symposium Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Ventura Beach Marriott…>>


CMHS Offering Sepsis Course to Practicing Medical Staff

Ventura, California, 09/24/2013

Community Memorial Health System is offering its practicing medical professionals a course focusing on the diagnosis and treatment for sepsis, the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and one of just two infectious conditions in the leading 15 causes of death…>>


Open House for Camarillo Center for Women's Health is Sept. 25

Camarillo, California, 09/23/2013

Community Memorial Health System is holding an open house for its new Camarillo Center for Women's Health on Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 4 to 7 p.m…>>


First steel beam to be placed for New CMH on Monday, Sept. 16

Ventura, California, 09/13/2013

The first steel beam for the new Community Memorial Hospital is scheduled to be put in place on Monday, Sept. 16, at approximately 11:30 a.m. The media is being urged to check in Monday to confirm the actual start time or any delays in the schedule…>>


CMHS Seminar on Sept. 21 to Focus on Bariatric Surgery

Ojai, California, 09/06/2013

Bariatric surgery for obesity will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, Sept. 21…>>


Camarillo Center for Women's Health Opens Sept. 3

Camarillo, California, 08/27/2013

Comprehensive medical care for women under one roof is coming to Camarillo on Tuesday, Sept. 3 when Community Memorial Health System opens its Camarillo Center for Women's Health…>>


In Observance of Prostate Cancer Awareness Month CMHS Offers Prostate Cancer Seminar on Sept. 10

Ventura, California, 08/20/2013

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month. In observance Community Memorial Health System on Tuesday, Sept. 10 is holding a seminar - Prostate Cancer: Risks, Detection and Treatment…>>


41st Annual Benefactors' Ball at Limoneira Ranch on Sept. 28

Ventura, California, 08/07/2013

The Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation is holding its 41st Benefactors' Ball on Saturday, Sept. 28, with proceeds benefitting the new Community Memorial Hospital…>>


Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation Announces New Board Members

Ventura, California, 08/05/2013

The Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation has announced the addition of three new board members: Debbie Golden, Bob Cheatham and Donald Gloisten…>>


Malignant Melanoma is Focus of CMHS Seminar on Aug. 20

Ventura, California, 07/29/2013

The diagnosis and treatment of malignant melanoma – which claims the lives of over 8,000 people each year – will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Aug. 20…>>


Free Mammograms and Education offered at Community Outreach Day in Ventura

Ventura, California, 07/08/2013

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 Ventura on Saturday, July 27…>>


Community Memorial Health System Honors Employees

Ventura, California, 06/26/2013

Community Memorial Health System honored 326 employees at its annual Employee Recognition Dinner, including one employee with 45 years of service, one with 40 years and three others who celebrated their 35th anniversary with CMHS…>>


Free CMHS Seminar on June 25 to Focus on Lymphedema

Ventura, California, 06/10/2013

Lymphedema – the abnormal accumulation of lymph fluid in a body part resulting in swelling – will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, June 25…>>


CMHS Urges Community to be Aware of Stroke Symptoms During May, National Stroke Awareness Month

Ventura, California, 05/13/2013

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Community Memorial Health System encourages the community to better understand the risk factors and symptoms of stroke, a leading cause of death and serious long-term disability in the United States…>>


CMH State of the Hospital Address May 16 at Museum of Ventura County

Ventura, California, 04/29/2013

The public will receive updates on the construction of a new Community Memorial Hospital when President and CEO Gary Wilde gives the 2013 State of the Hospital address on Thursday, May 17…>>


Free Mammograms and Education offered at Community Outreach Day in Camarillo

Camarillo, California, 04/16/2013

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 Camarillo on Saturday, May 18…>>


CMHS holds TEDMED Simulcast event April 18

Ventura, California, 04/10/2013

On Thursday, April 18 the public has been invited to attend a free live simulcast of "TEDMED Live," an annual conference focusing on health and medicine originating from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. sponsored by Community Memorial Health System…>>


CMHS to host 'TEDMED Live' Simulcast on April 18

Ventura, California, 04/03/2013

Community Memorial Health System is sponsoring a free live simulcast of "TEDMED Live," an annual conference focusing on health and medicine originating from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, April 18…>>


CMHS to Screen End-of-Life Documentary on April 16

Ventura, California, 04/01/2013

In observance of National Healthcare Decision Day, Community Memorial Health System on April 16 will screen a documentary film examining how 21st century Americans live at the end of their lives…>>


CMH Offers Class for Cancer Patients on Getting Control of Cancer Treatment Bills

Ventura, California, 03/18/2013

Community Memorial Hospital's Cancer Resource Center is offering a free class on Monday, April 15, 2013 to help insured cancer patients and their families understand their insurance benefits and assure they are being billed correctly by hospitals, doctors and labs…>>


CMH Auxiliary Honors Volunteers Years of Service

Ventura, California, 03/08/2013

Community Memorial Hospital and nearly all of its Auxiliary members honored 71 women and men who together have donated thousands of hours of service to hospital patients and their families…>>


CMH and Ojai Valley Community Hospital Announce New Chiefs of Staff

Ventura, California, 02/26/2013

Community Memorial Health System welcomes Dr. Thomas Golden as Chief of Staff at Community Memorial Hospital in Ventura and Dr. Rochelle Wilson as Chief of Staff at Ojai Valley Community Hospital. Their terms run for two years…>>


COPD to be Focus of Free CMHS Seminar on March 19

Ventura, California, 02/25/2013

Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – COPD – will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, March 19…>>


Free Mammograms and Education offered at Community Outreach Day in Port Hueneme

Port Hueneme, California, 02/21/2013

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 Port Hueneme on Saturday, March 16…>>


Advances in women's health is focus of CMHS seminar on Feb. 26

Ventura, California, 02/13/2013

Advances in women's health treatment options will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Feb. 26…>>


Gold Dust Gala's 'For the Women We Love' on March 23

Camarillo, California, 02/11/2013

Community Memorial Healthcare 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…>>


First Wall for New CMH to Be Poured on Tuesday, Jan. 15

Ventura, California, 01/11/2013

The first wall of the new Community Memorial Hospital will be poured on Tuesday, Jan, 15, from 7am to 1pm. The media is being urged to check in Monday to confirm the actual start time or any delays in the schedule…>>


Urologic Issues in Men and Women are Focus of Jan. 29 Seminar

Ventura, California, 01/07/2013

Urologic issues in men and women will be the focus when Community Memorial Health System opens its 2013 Seminar Series on Tuesday, Jan. 29…>>


CMHS to hold Free Weight Health Fair on January 5

Ventura, California, 01/03/2013

Weight screenings, Body Mass Index, fat %,  non-invasive blood pressure measurements, Pulse oximetry, non-fasting total cholesterol and glucose, and Nutritional information will be featured at the Community Memorial Health System Weight Health Fair on Saturday, January 5…>>


Work Begins on the Modernization of the Ojai Valley Community Hospital

Ojai, California, 01/02/2013

If you have been to the Ojai hospital recently you may have seen a flurry of activity going on. That's because the initial phase of modernizing the 52-year old hospital has begun…>>