Monthly Archives: November 2014

Watch Our 2014 Ethics in Healthcare Videos

MARIJUANA AS MEDICINE
Benefit
or
Boondoggle?

RELIGION AND MEDICINE
A Healthy
or Holy
Relationship?

HEALTHCARE
DECISIONS AT
END OF LIFE

Democracy or Death Panels?

ATTENTION BOOMERS!
Help in Caring
for Your
Aging Parents

Watch our Ethics in Healthcare Videos


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Neurosurgery at Community Memorial Hospital

2014 Get with the guidelines  - stroke honor roll silver

“I couldn’t do anything.
I didn’t want to do anything.
I could hardly walk.”
– Tom Caggiano

BRAIN TUMOR ORDEAL
HAS HAPPY ENDING

The medical calamity happened in an instant. On a Monday morning last November, Tom Caggiano tripped and fell in his yard on his ranch in upper Ojai.

“I couldn’t get up,” recalls Tom, who was also suddenly suffering from confusion and vision problems along with a loss of balance and strength. Diane, his wife of 37 years, rushed him to the emergency room. In truth, however, the trouble had been secretly brewing and growing for years: a brain tumor.

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Community Memorial Hospital Honored With Quality Achievement Stroke Care Award

2014 Get with the guidelines  - stroke honor roll silver

 

CMH earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Quality Achievement Award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for the diagnosis and treatment of stroke.  These measures include aggressive use of medications and risk-reduction therapies aimed at reducing death and disability, and improving the lives of stroke patients.

CMH also received the association’s Target: Stroke Honor Roll for meeting stroke quality measures that reduce the time between hospital arrival and treatment.

Get With The Guidelines–Stroke also helps CMH’s staff implement prevention measures, which include educating stroke patients to manage their risk factors and to be aware of warning signs for stroke, and ensuring they take their medications properly.

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You’re Invited to the Nightingale Ball

<br /> The Ojai Valley Community Hospital Foundation Guild Cordially Invites You to Attend the 13th Annual Nightingale Ball.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
905 Country Club Road, Ojai

COCKTAILS 6:00 PM
DINNER 7:00 PM

Dancing and live music
performed by Captain Cardiac
and the Coronaries

For more information, or to purchase tickets, please call the Foundation office at 805/640-2317.

All proceeds will benefit the Ojai Valley Community Hospital and its Continuing Care Center.


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A Great Time at Jim Messina Concert, Raising Funds for Our Building Projects

An evening with Jim Messina with Rusty Young "Sittin' In"

A big thank you to Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation and Ojai Valley Community Hospital Foundation for putting on such a great event earlier this month in Ojai.

This fundraiser for our building projects brought together about 800 people at Libbey Bowl to enjoy a big dose of camaraderie and to listen to Jim Messina.


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