Latest Loma Linda University Medical Center Stories

2008-08-18 12:00:55

LOMA LINDA, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC), one of the nation's most respected research and treatment hospitals, has launched a community-wide contest to discover and honor local women who have influenced or impacted the lives of other women. Nominations for the "Everyday Superheroes" contest can be submitted beginning August 18 through September 15 by visiting the LLUMC Web site at http://www.lomalindaevents.org/. Nominees will be selected by...

2008-07-27 03:00:35

By Debbie Pfeiffer Trunnell For years, hospitals around the region have coped with breakneck growth fueled by a once-robust housing market, but the Inland Empire's medical institutions struggled to keep up. Now, amidst a troubled economy, several of the largest hospitals and health-care providers are pushing forward with ambitious plans to build new hospitals, upgrade existing ones and launch new services. About $3 billion will be spent over the next decade, including more than $600...

2008-07-23 15:01:19

LOMA LINDA, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC), one of the nation's most respected research and treatment facilities, announced today that it will host one of Southern California's largest and most comprehensive women's health conferences on November 14 at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside, CA. Tickets for the daylong event are now on sale. "Loma Linda University Medical Center believes in empowering women to take care of their own health...

2008-07-17 03:00:38

By Stephen Wall LOMA LINDA - Faced with growing health-care demands in the region, Loma Linda University officials want to build a $1 billion children's hospital in the city. Officials stress that construction is contingent on many factors and is by no means a certainty. "This is not a done deal," said Zareh Sarrafian, administrator of Loma Linda University Children's Hospital. "But," he also noted, "the institution plans for the future. We want to continue to provide world-class...

2008-07-11 15:00:46

By Mary Bender, The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Calif. Jul. 10--FONTANA -- Kaiser Permanente Medical Center will replace its warrenlike Fontana hospital, built in the 1950s and expanded numerous times since, with seven-story towers designed to provide technologically advanced medical care in a setting more comforting to patients and their families, officials announced Wednesday. The four-story hospital at 9961 Sierra Ave. will stay open during the construction of its replacement...

2008-03-27 09:01:02

ProCure Treatment Centers, Inc. today is celebrating the grand opening of the ProCure Training and Development Center (TDC), the first facility in the world dedicated to proton therapy training. "We are honored to have ProCure Treatment Centers, the leader in development and training for proton therapy, headquartered here," said Bloomington Mayor Mark Kruzan. "We are living in a proton savvy city that is now home to the only training facility of its kind. The Training and Development...

2008-03-06 09:01:06

World-renowned for its innovation, Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) chose A.D.A.M., Inc. (NASDAQ: ADAM), a leading provider of consumer healthcare information, to provide an extensive array of health content and imagery for the hospital's website. The partnership offers patients and community members a comprehensive platform for health and wellness information. Extensive focus groups and analysis of patient feedback led LLUMC to conclude that there was a growing demand...

2007-09-26 00:00:19

Four well-respected health care organizations came together today to break ground on a new healthcare center in Beaumont that will significantly enhance the access to medical services for families in the Inland Empire. Beaumont Mayor Jeff Fox also participated in the event. Upon completion, the Beaumont Healthcare Center will offer comprehensive, high-quality medical services in an 85,000-square-foot facility. The center will serve the residents of Beaumont as well as the surrounding...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'