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Causes: General Hospitals, Health

Mission: Fresno community hospital and medical center's (fch&mc's) mission is to improve the health status of the community and to promote medical education.

Programs: Fresno community hospital and medical center operates three acute hospitals and numerous outpatient centers, clinics and other services which meet the healthcare needs of the community. See schedule o for additional details. - community regional medical center. Crmc is a tertiary acute care facility that provides the primary service area and secondary service area with the following services: (i) the central valley's only level i trauma center, (ii) the community regional burn center, (iii) a level iii neonatal intensive care unit, (iv) comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, including technologically advanced medical/surgical specialties such as cardiovascular, neuroscience, orthopedics and women's and children's services, (v) the community family birth center, (vi) general and specialty intensive care units, (vii) the leon s. Peters rehabilitation center, (viii) inpatient and outpatient cancer treatment, (ix) pathology and clinical laboratory services, (x) dialysis treatment facilities, (xi) diagnostic radiology services, (xii) short stay surgery services, (xiii) a cardiovascular care unit, and (xiv) 24 hour emergency services. Crmc is also a teaching hospital that is affiliated with ucsf. The main campus of crmc consists of a hospital building with five and 10-story wings, connected to a five story trauma and critical care building. Crmc also provides (i) behavioral health services at a freestanding facility in northern fresno known as the community behavioral health center ("cbhc"), (ii) subacute and skilled nursing services at a freestanding facility in northern fresno known as the community subacute and transitional care center ("cstcc"), (iii) outpatient cancer services at its two-story outpatient cancer center at woodward park in northeast fresno, approximately eight miles from the crmc main campus, and (iv) a variety of general and specialized outpatient health clinic services at the deran koligian ambulatory care center located on the crmc main campus (the "fresno campus"). - clovis community medical center. Ccmc is located in the city of clovis (which is contiguous to the city of fresno), where it serves the primary service area and, to a lesser degree, the secondary service area. The cmc campus in clovis (the "clovis campus") includes the main facility, which consists of an acute care hospital with a five-story tower and a three-story tower connected to an outpatient surgery/endoscopy/diagnostic center. The facility has all private rooms. The facility provides: (i) comprehensive medical and surgical capabilities, (ii) 24-hour emergency care, (iii) an intensive care unit, (iv) the community family birth center, (v) the marjorie e. Radin breast care center (vi) short stay and inpatient surgical services, including robotics and advanced minimally invasive surgery, (vii) a level ii neonatal intensive care unit, (viii) inpatient cancer treatment, (ix) pathology and clinical laboratory services, (x) advanced diagnostic and interventional radiology, and (xi) invasive and non-invasive cardiac services. Other facilities and services provided on the clovis campus include: (i) an outpatient wound care clinic with two hyperbaric oxygen chambers, (ii) an outpatient physical rehabilitation clinic, including lymphedema therapy and (iii) the h. Marcus radin conference center, which opened in 2012 and provides a 214-seat auditorium that is fully integrated for training in cmc's operating rooms and for broadcasting other events, and two state-of-the-art computer training labs. - fresno heart and surgical hospital. Heart hospital is an acute care facility with all private rooms located in the city of fresno overlooking woodward park in northeast fresno. The facility opened in october 2003 and provides the primary and secondary service areas with (i) cardiology and cardiac surgery services, (ii) vascular surgery services, and (iii) bariatric and other minimally invasive surgery services. The organization is the principal teaching hospital in the central valley through a graduate medical education program affiliated with the university of california at san francisco medical education program. Cmc supports a fully accredited educational program with california state university, fresno, by providing clinical experience to its nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and dietetic students. Additionally, the organization provides clinical experience to fresno city college's nursing, surgery and radiology technology students. Cmc also provides clinical experience to students in the san joaquin valley college lvn to rn program, fresno adult school and clovis adult school licensed vocational nurse programs, as well as students in many other programs at area community colleges. Each of the three acute hospitals conducts educational programs for the benefit of physicians, nurses, technicians, management personnel, employees, and the public. In addition, cmc sponsors numerous health promotion and education programs for its employees and members of the community in many areas, including asthma, diabetes, nutrition and weight control, stress management, health and wellness, and smoking cessation. The organization is an active partner in several community service projects supporting education in health careers for high schools and other community groups. To address the nation-wide nursing shortage, the organization has implemented several system-wide initiatives to increase recruitment and retention including the implementation of a nurse residency program and clinical ladder, both designed to expand the education of new nurses and promote retention of a higher percentage of these nurses.

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