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  • Board Approves UCSF-SVH Management Services Agreement

    Nov 10th, 2020

    At the November meeting the Board approved an update to the Hospital’s affiliation agreement with UCSF Health that provides closer integration of hospital management with UCSF. It is an important evolution of our relationship and will support expanded SVH access to UCSF services. Under the […]

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  • Board Explores Expanding UCSF Relationship

    Oct 6th, 2020

    Our relationship with UCSF Health has proven very successful since it began in 2018 and has helped the Hospital better serve our community, especially during the current Covid-19 crisis as UCSF has provided support on several levels. The future of this relationship was the topic […]

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  • Hospital Board Schedules Public Meeting For Community Input On CEO Search

    Sep 15th, 2020

    As I discussed in my report earlier this month, the Sonoma Valley Health Care District Board has retained the executive search firm WittKieffer to assist in the recruitment of a new Chief Executive Officer for Sonoma Valley Hospital. This is an important decision for our […]

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  • Hospital CEO Search Is Underway

    Sep 8th, 2020

    At the meeting last week, Board member Joshua Rymer, who is chairing the CEO Search Committee, reported that the committee recommended a recruiting firm to find a replacement for Kelly Mather who leaves at the end of the year. He said that the committee reviewed […]

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  • Outpatient Diagnostic Center First Phase Opens In Fall

    Aug 11th, 2020

    The first phase of the new Outpatient Diagnostic Center is nearing completion and will be receiving patients by November. Ron Peluso, project manager at Vertran Associates, the firm overseeing construction, updated the board on the project at the meeting last week. He said this phase, […]

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  • Kelly Mather To Leave SVH CEO Role

    Jul 15th, 2020

    It is with mixed emotions that I share with you news of Kelly Mather’s pending departure as the CEO of Sonoma Valley Hospital. Kelly has accepted a new position as the CEO of BayHealth, which is one of the early and important joint ventures between […]

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  • Hospital Prepared If Covid-19 Situation Worsens, All Services Currently Open

    Jul 6th, 2020

    Chief Medical Officer Sabrina Kidd, MD, reported to the board at the July meeting that the hospital is well-prepared to respond if the community sees an increase in Covid-19 cases, including having ample supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) on hand. She said that currently […]

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  • Hospital Resumes Services, Enhances Safety Protocols

    Jun 9th, 2020

    Sonoma Valley Hospital Chief Medical Officer Sabrina Kidd, MD, reported to the board at the June 4 meeting that all hospital services are now open and available with some modifications, and encourages those who have delayed getting medical care because of the coronavirus to now […]

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  • Hospital Resuming Normal Services

    May 12th, 2020

    The hospital has begun resuming normal operations, including offering elective procedures and scheduling outpatient surgeries, Chief Medical Officer Sabrina Kidd, MD, reported to the board at the monthly meeting last week. While the hospital continues to offer a COVID-19 hotline and screening, the success of […]

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  • Hospital Provides COVID-19 Update

    Apr 7th, 2020

    The board received an update at the April meeting from Chief Medical Officer Sabrina Kidd, MD, and CEO Kelly Mather on COVID-19 preparedness which illustrated the impressive efforts that hospital leadership, physicians and staff have taken during the past month. Kelly Mather said that SVH, like all Bay Area hospitals, has identified potential increased capacity as […]

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