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  • Hospital Well On The Way To Restoring Systems Following Cyberattack

    Nov 11th, 2020

    As you may know, the hospital experienced a ransomware cyberattack on October 11 by what we believe is a Russian “threat actor.” It was part of a broader attack on several hospitals across the country. We immediately responded by shutting down all systems to contain […]

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  • The Human Touch

    Aug 19th, 2020

    What I will likely miss the most about our hospital is hearing the stories from patients that illustrate how deep the culture of caring runs here at SVH.  As you might expect, patients often identify the physicians, nurses, and their many care givers who were attentive and kind, but they also […]

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  • Celebrating 75 Years Of Compassionate Care

    Jul 8th, 2020

    This summer Sonoma Valley Hospital is celebrating its 75th anniversary. You may have seen Bill Lynch’s wonderful article in the Sonoma Index-Tribune yesterday which recaps the hospital’s history. We’re delighted that Bill gives as much attention to the hospital’s present and future as to its […]

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  • SVH Resumes Elective Procedures

    May 6th, 2020

    I’m pleased to announce that, starting this week, Sonoma Valley Hospital is resuming delayed elective procedures, including outpatient surgeries. It’s a moment we’ve been preparing for since COVID-19 first reached the Bay Area. Across our organization, we have taken every precaution to make this moment […]

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  • It’s what we do

    Mar 19th, 2020

    My deepest thanks to all of the hospital’s many supporters during this growing emergency which has left our community facing such uncertainty. We are on Day 15 of the Hospital Incident Command Center being in full operation, and our emergency management team has been working […]

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  • SVH Is Ready For COVID-19

    Mar 6th, 2020

    A priority for any community hospital is to be ready to immediately help its community when an emergency arises. We have worked closely with our nonprofit and public partners in Sonoma Valley in recent years to respond to the wildfire and power outage crises, and […]

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  • CREATING A Caring Hospital

    Jan 30th, 2020

    We recently held a yearly staff event I find especially gratifying. Our annual Employee Excellence Awards celebrates those employees whose attitude and performance best represent the values we strive to embody as a hospital. Most hospitals seek to deliver excellent patient experience, but employee training […]

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  • A Decade of Progress

    Nov 19th, 2019

    Sonoma Valley Hospital was founded in 1945 and moved to the current hospital in 1957, and subsequently expanded in the 1970’s. From 1980 to 2008, change occurred slowly. By 2008, modernization of the hospital was absolutely necessary.   When the community made the decision to pass […]

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  • We Are Always Here For You

    Oct 10th, 2019

    During this red flag advisory and power shutdown, Sonoma Valley Hospital stands ready to respond to the needs of our community. We are currently operating on generator power, so that essential medical services continue to be available to our community. Our Emergency Department is open 24/7, […]

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  • Why SVH Requires Updated Imaging Equipment

    Jul 18th, 2019

    Some in our community have asked why we need to invest in new imaging technology when changing regulations will soon require justification for CT and MRI appropriateness, which may impact our volumes. The simple answer is that we have no choice if we want to […]

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