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Latest Palo Alto Medical Foundation Stories

2014-03-14 23:01:11

Program is one of only 15 nationwide to offer innovative, minimally invasive treatment options for complex pulmonary diseases. Mountain View, Calif. (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 El Camino Hospital and Palo Alto Medical Foundation are collaborating with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Fellowship Program to be the first West Coast sites to offer interventional pulmonology fellowships for pulmonary fellows. Interventional pulmonology (IP) is an emerging field within pulmonary...

2014-02-01 23:02:34

"linkAges Connect" program to support seniors living independently at home. Mountain View, Calif. (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 The linkAges™ program of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) Innovation Center has received a grant of $714,000 over three years from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to help fund development of systems that support seniors aging in the community. The grant will support development and evaluation of linkAges Connect, part of the broader linkAges...

2013-12-11 20:21:51

- Organizations to create memoranda of understanding to initiate projects in health and wellness, technology and medical innovation - MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- El Camino Hospital and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation today announced that following the return of its delegation to India as part of Mayor Ed Lee's SF Bangalore Sister City Initiative, the organizations will be exploring memoranda of understanding (MOU) with local Indian hospitals, healthcare...

2013-11-26 23:01:34

Donors to Pathways Hospice raised more than $40,000 to meet a challenge grant. Offered by a small group of private individuals, the monies raised through the challenge grant will support Pathways’ hospice care for the San Francsico Bay Area community. Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Donors to Pathways Hospice raised more than $40,000 to meet a challenge grant announced at the 23rd Annual One from the Heart Awards Breakfast on October 10, 2013. Offered by a small group...

2013-11-25 16:27:17

- El Camino Hospital and Palo Alto Medical Foundation physicians and executives among delegation to exchange health care best practices - MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- El Camino Hospital today announced that Nandini Tandon, PhD., vice chair of the hospital's Board of Directors, will be co-chairing a health care delegation of local business, civic and physician leaders, who will visit India from December 1-4, as part of the SF Bangalore Sister City Initiative. The...

2013-03-20 23:01:18

ER INFO flash drives were developed by Avenidas Village as a useful tool for seniors in case of a medical emergency. If a senior is unable to answer a first responder´s questions, the ER INFO flash drive will contain all the pertinent medical information. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 Avenidas Village, a non-profit organization that provides positive aging experiences for seniors in the Bay Area, is introducing ER INFO flash drives. ER INFO flash drives are a new and convenient...

2013-03-18 12:29:14

PLAINS, Pa., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meaningful Use is preparatory for health reform, leading to better health, better care, and more affordable care. US private markets failed to achieve widespread adoption of EHRs, requiring public policy to stimulate increased implementation and effective use of HIT, Dr. Paul Tang said at a recent Huntzinger Management Group (HMG) event of approximately 60 healthcare professionals during the 2013 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society...

2012-10-11 04:02:36

Two free informational "coffee chats" will be held on Oct. 25 at 10am or Oct. 29 at 2pm for people to attend and learn more about whether this program will help them maintain their independence! Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 Avenidas Village, when first launched five years ago in October of 2007, was cutting edge to start with, being the first on the West Coast to open, the first to affiliate with an existing non-profit senior services agency, and the first to reach 350 members in...

2012-09-20 14:23:52

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Physician organizations connected to Sutter Health received awards as statewide leaders in clinical quality by the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA), a renowned industry leadership group in California. Out of nearly 200 physician organizations, the 47 top performers achieved the highest overall quality in 2011 based on the IHA statewide Pay for Performance (P4P) program measures. In addition to celebrating the top...

2009-06-22 07:00:00

Doctors Now Using Novalis Tx(TM) Technology to Deliver Highly-Accurate Image-Guided Radiosurgery for Hard-to-Reach Tumors PALO ALTO, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Karen Fry, 60, an administrator at UC Santa Cruz, was running out of options in her battle against metastatic breast cancer. A new tumor located in the sacrum, or upper part of the pelvis, was causing intense pain that was spreading and interfering with her ability to walk. Fry turned to a team of doctors at the Palo...