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DMC’s Kirk promoted to Central Valley CEO

MODESTO — Doctors Medical Center CEO Warren Kirk has been named CEO of parent company Tenet Healthcare’s Central Valley market. Kirk will oversee the operations of the three-hospital network, which…

Hair promoted to Dameron’s chief nursing officer

Hair promoted to Dameron’s chief nursing officer

STOCKTON — Denise J. Hair has been promoted to vice president of nursing services and chief nursing officer at Dameron Hospital. “She has more than proven herself as an effective…

Blog: Organ donor and recipient families meet in Modesto

Blog: Organ donor and recipient families meet in Modesto

I got an email this morning from Memorial Medical Center about a special meeting between two families involved in an organ transplant. In 2014, Tom Goss received a new heart…

California’s uninsured rate at record low

SACRAMENTO — California’s uninsured rate has fallen to a new record low, according to a survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The rate of uninsured Californians is…

Blog: Go Red

Blog: Go Red

MODESTO — If you’ve driven past Memorial Medical Center at Briggsmore Avenue and Coffee Road in Modesto, you’ve no doubt noticed the image of a red dress projected on the…

Lodi Memorial scores high for infant feeding practices

Lodi Memorial scores high for infant feeding practices

LODI — Lodi Memorial Hospital’s Maternal Child department recently received high marks for its infant feeding practices, the hospital announced Friday. The department scored 93 out of 100 for data…

Tattoo removal easier with new lasers

Tattoo removal easier with new lasers

By MELISSA HUTSELL Business Journal Writer STOCKTON — Following the wave of popularity tattoos have enjoyed comes a second wave — getting rid of them. That new wave has opened…

Extra time offered to Covered California applicants

Extra time offered to Covered California applicants

SACRAMENTO — Customers who try to enroll in the state’s health insurance marketplace, Covered California, by today’s deadline will get an additional four days to finish their applications, Covered California…

Lodi Health earns accreditation for weight-loss surgeries

LODI — Lodi Health has earned certification as a Center of Excellence in Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery for its weight-loss surgeries. “This accreditation shows Lodi Health’s dedication and commitment to…

DMC shows off new robotic surgical system

DMC shows off new robotic surgical system

MODESTO — Doctors Medical Center in Modesto has been providing da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries since 2009. In 2016, the hospital bought an upgraded model, which surgeons demonstrated in early December.…

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