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Causes: General Hospitals, Health

Mission: To advance the health and wellness of our community by supporting the tri-city medical center.

Programs: Tri-city medical center will soon be using the most advanced ct imaging system in san diego, ge healthcare's revolution ct (computed tomography) 512 slice scanner: * scans the entire heart in one single beat without heart-rate limitations. * . 02 seconds for a full 360 degree view of the heart with stunning detail and clarity. * scans the lower body in 10 seconds. * up to 82% lower doses of radiation. * instant image results with improved clarity. Tri-city medical center recently earned the american heart association 's mission: lifeline silver receiving quality achievement award for treatment of heart attacks. Tri-city is also the only medical center in san diego county to receive the 2014 gold plus awards in both heart failure and stroke care from the american heart association.

tri-city medical center has launched a $1,200,000 renovation and expansion project to support the growing needs in our region and to enlarge the only level iii nicu (neonatal intensive care unit) in the north regions of san diego county. As the largest safety-net hospital in our region, tri-city is committed to advancing the health and wellness of all people in our care, especially, the care of our most vulnerable residents: premature and critically ill infants. Pregnancy and childbirth are important steps in any familys life. Childbirth, especially, is a complex process that requires a great deal of physical and emotional strength from both mother and baby. When the time finally comes for the baby to leave the mother's womb, many bodily functions change drastically, which can be a difficult transition for a baby's system. Premature birth, complications during delivery, and birth defects can make the transition even more challenging and require specialized care from a neonatal intensive care unit. For over 50 years, tchf has advanced the health and wellness of those in our region.

cardiology: phillips epiq 7 3d cardiovascular ultrasound system delivers exceptional image resolution and detail clarity along with extraordinary levels of information to every setting where echocariography is used. Supported by proprietary xmatrix transducers and leading edge anatomical intelligence features powerful architecture applied to ultrasound imaging - touching all aspects of acoustic acquisition and processing. The goal is quick and accurate diagnosis the first time and in less time. Premium ultrasound today demands improved clinical information from each scan, faster and more consistent exams that are easier to perform, and a higher level of confidence, even for technically difficult patients. Maximizing clinical capabilities of leading-edge xmatrix versatile ultrasound transducer technology, and nsight imaging makes powerful xmatrix technology even more so, allowing for advances such as the world's first panoramic volume organ scan. Epiq 7 offers a wide variety of sophisticated q-apps to quantify ultrasound image information, offering a complete set of easy-to-use quantitative tools.

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Rating: 5

Tri-City Hospital Foundation does a great job helping provide excellent care in our community. When I donate to them, I know my donation is being spent wisely and making a big difference for everyone who receives care.