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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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  • “Vision 2020 and Beyond” Strategic Plan

    May 14th, 2019

    This time last year, we presented the need to reinvent our hospital. Over the past year, we have taken the necessary steps from rethinking service lines to forging a stronger relationship with UCSF. We just updated the hospital’s three-year strategic plan, which reflects the plans […]

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  • Preparing SVH For A Bright Future

    Mar 4th, 2019

    SVH has served our community for more than 70 years as a small, independent District Hospital committed to providing valuable and life-saving healthcare services for all. For most of that time, things did not change much. Then, about 10 years ago, after much discussion and […]

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