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News Releases / 2014

CMHS Holds Smoking Cessation Classes

Ventura, California, 12/01/2014

Community Memorial Health System holds regularly scheduled Smoking Cessation Classes…>>


CMHS Seminar on Dec. 9 to Focus on Cataract Surgery

Ventura, California, 11/12/2014

Advances in cataract eye surgery will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Dec. 9…>>


November Is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Ventura, California, 11/07/2014

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know: Lung cancer is the second most common cancer found in men and women (not counting skin cancer)…>>


Focus of CMHS Seminar on Nov. 12 to be Medical Marijuana

Ventura, California, 11/06/2014

Should marijuana be a medical option, will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding as part of its Ethics in Healthcare series on Wednesday, Nov. 12…>>


Free Mammograms and Education offered at Community Outreach Day in Oxnard

Ventura, California, 11/03/2014

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 Hospital Honored With Quality Achievement Stroke Care Award

Ventura, California, 10/29/2014

Community Memorial Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients…>>


Cardiovascular Disease is the Focus of Camarillo Seminar on Nov. 4

Ventura, California, 10/27/2014

Cardiovascular disease, the No. 1 cause of death in men and women, will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Nov. 4…>>


CMHS Symposium on Oct. 25 to Focus on Tobacco-Related Cancers

Ventura, California, 09/30/2014

Lung cancer accounts for more deaths than any other cancer in both men and women. Smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer. Learn more about tobacco-related cancers at a free symposium Community Memorial Health System is holding on Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Ventura Beach Marriott…>>


Religion and Medicine the Focus of CMHS Seminar on Sept. 23

Ventura, California, 09/15/2014

Religion and medicine – a healthy or holy relationship? – will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding as part of its Ethics in Healthcare Series on Tuesday, Sept. 23…>>


Jim Messina to perform at CMHS benefit in Ojai on Oct. 11

Ojai, California, 08/26/2014

Singer-guitarist Jim Messina, a member of the 1960’s folk rock group Buffalo Springfield and half of the 1970’s rock duo Loggins and Messina, will perform at a special fundraising event at Ojai’s Libbey Bowl on Saturday, Oct. 11…>>


CMHS Holds Smoking Cessation Classes

Ventura, California, 08/25/2014

Community Memorial Health System holds regularly scheduled free Smoking Cessation Classes…>>


Joint Pain is the Focus of CMHS Seminar on Sept. 9

Ventura, California, 08/20/2014

Joint pain caused by athletic injuries and arthritis will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Sept. 9…>>


CMHS to host ‘TEDMED Live’ Simulcast on Sept. 11

Ventura, California, 08/18/2014

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, September 11…>>


CMHS Seminar on Aug. 19 to Focus on Robotic Surgery

Ventura, California, 08/04/2014

Advances in robotic surgery will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System will hold on Tuesday, Aug. 19…>>


Community Memorial Health System Honors Employees

Ventura, California, 07/23/2014

Community Memorial Health System honored 264 employees at its annual Employee Recognition Dinner, including five employees with 40 years of service, three with 35 years and nine others who celebrated their 30th anniversary with CMHS…>>


Osteoporosis to be the Focus of CMHS Seminar on July 29

Ventura, California, 07/14/2014

Osteoporosis, gradual bone loss that affects 28 million American men and women, will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, July 29…>>


Food Allergies to be the Focus of CMHS Seminar on July 15

Ventura, California, 07/01/2014

Food allergies, which researchers estimate affect up to 15 million Americans, will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, July 15…>>


Parkinson’s Disease, Tremors the Focus of Seminar on June 17

Ventura, California, 06/02/2014

Tremors, often associated with Parkinson’s disease, will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, June 17…>>


CMH, OVCH Earn Top Marks in Star’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Ventura, California, 05/12/2014

Community Memorial Hospital and Ojai Valley Community Hospital, the foundation facilities of the Community Memorial Health System, received top recognition in the Ventura County Star’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Winners & Favorites awards…>>


Female Urinary Issues Treatments the Focus of Seminar on May 13

Ventura, California, 04/30/2014

New treatments for female prolapse and incontinence will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, May 13…>>


CMHS State of the Health System Address May 8

Ventura, California, 04/28/2014

Community Memorial Health System’s President and CEO Gary Wilde will give a 2014 State of the Health System address on Thursday, May 8. Come hear how your health system is doing…>>


CMH Launches new 1k-5k-10k Motion By the Ocean May 4

Ventura, California, 04/22/2014

Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation is launching a new event, Motion by the Ocean, a 1K/5K/10K event to benefit the new Community Memorial Hospital…>>


Community Urged to be Aware of Stroke Symptoms - May National Stroke Awareness

Ventura, California, 04/21/2014

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…>>


Nasal Congestion is Focus of CMHS Seminar on April 29

Oxnard, California, 04/15/2014

Nasal congestion – which the average adult suffers from two to three times a year – will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, April 29…>>


Community Memorial Health System Receives National Recognition for Its Support of Perioperative Nursing Certification

Ventura, California, 04/07/2014

Community Memorial Health System is pleased to announce it has recently earned the CNOR® Strong designation from the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI)…>>


CMHS Seminar to Focus on End-of-Life Healthcare Decisions

Ventura, California, 03/31/2014

Healthcare decisions at the end of life – democracy or death panels? – will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding as part of its 2014 Ethics in Healthcare Series on Wednesday, April 16…>>


Nursing Homes, Post-Acute Care the Focus of Seminar on March 18

Ventura, California, 03/04/2014

Nursing homes and post-acute care will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, March 18…>>


CMH Auxiliary Honors Volunteers Years of Service

Ventura, California, 02/24/2014

Community Memorial Hospital and nearly all of its Auxiliary members honored 63 women and men who together have donated thousands of hours of service to hospital patients and their families…>>


Care of Aging Parents the Focus of CMHS Seminar on March 5

Ventura, California, 02/18/2014

Caring for aging parents will be the focus of a free seminar Community Memorial Health System is holding on Wednesday, March 5 as part of its 2014 Ethics in Healthcare Series…>>


Free Mammograms and Education offered at Community Outreach Day in Oxnard

Oxnard, California, 02/10/2014

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…>>


Oral Rehabilitation in One Day the Focus of Seminar on Feb. 25

Ventura, California, 02/03/2014

Advances in oral rehabilitation technology will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Feb. 25…>>


Community Memorial Celebrates Hearth Health Month

Ventura, California, 01/21/2014

In honor of February’s Heart Health Month Community Memorial Health System’s HealthAware program will host an event Friday, February 7 to celebrate National Wear Red Day…>>


More Partnerships Between Doctors and Hospitals Strengthen Coordinated Care For Medicare Beneficiaries 

Ventura, California, 01/16/2014

123 New Accountable Care Organizations Join Program to Improve Care for Medicare Beneficiaries…>>


CMHS to Hold Seminar Jan. 28 on Stress Management

Ventura, California, 01/14/2014

Understanding and managing stress will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is holding on Tuesday, Jan. 28…>>


CMHS Seminar on Jan. 25 to Focus on Bariatric Surgery

Ojai, California, 01/06/2014

Bariatric surgery for obesity will be the focus of a free seminar the Community Memorial Health System is hosting as CMHS opens its 2014 Speakers’ Series on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014…>>