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  • 2022 August Board Chair Report

    Aug 9th, 2022

    Covid Resurgence There has been a significant Covid resurgence. While it hasn’t been as severe in terms of how sick people get, we see its numbers rising among patients and staff. As SVH’s CEO John Hennelly noted, “Someone decided Covid was over but no one […]

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  • Grateful

    Jun 9th, 2022

    2022 June Board Chair Report As always, there is lots to report after our most recent board meeting held June 2nd.   Community Partner Spotlight: SVH Foundation Raises Millions for Our Hospital It’s difficult to imagine the Sonoma Valley Hospital without the Sonoma Valley Hospital […]

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  • SONOMA VALLEY HOSPITAL – A GEM 

    May 13th, 2022

    I am very proud of our hospital which provides close-to-home emergency care and convenient acute care services with high quality and a caring staff. Our staff and leaders are so talented, and they care so much about the community and patients. We are extremely lucky. […]

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  • Springing Forward

    Apr 12th, 2022

    April 2022 Board Chair Report It feels like spring has sprung with so much good news to report from our April Board meeting. Community Partner Spotlight: La Luz Center The Board appreciated a presentation by Leonardo Lobato, Executive Director of La Luz Center, who highlighted […]

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  • A Spotlight On The Hospital’s Future

    Mar 8th, 2022

    Board Chair Report, March 2022 The future of the hospital came into sharper focus in two reports made to the board at last week’s meeting, and I have to say the future is exciting. We first had an update on the UCSF affiliation from Shelby […]

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  • New Report Reviews Inequality In Sonoma County

    Feb 8th, 2022

    February Board Chair Report, 2022 A new report released last month depicts Sonoma County as two very different counties in many respects. While the report, A Portrait of Sonoma County 2021 Update, confirms that people generally live longer, earn more money and are better educated here than […]

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  • SVH Recognized For Extraordinary Patient Care

    Jan 12th, 2022

    January Board Chair Report – 2022 Our hospital and staff have maintained a focus on quality and safety over the years that has consistently earned high marks from Medicare. I’m pleased to report that Sonoma Valley Hospital was recently recognized by Partnership HealthPlan of California […]

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  • New EHR Will Provide Many Benefits

    Dec 8th, 2021

    December Board Chair Report – I’m pleased to report that after extensive review, the hospital has selected a new Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. At last week’s meeting, the board approved the hospital’s recommendation to purchase the Epic system, a state-of-the-art technology used by many […]

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  • November 2021 Board Chair Report

    Nov 11th, 2021

    Thank You Sonoma Valley! This month I’m stepping in for Joshua Rymer to report on the November board meeting. It gives me great pleasure on behalf of the board and the hospital to express our gratitude to the community for approving Measure F last week […]

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  • Our Community Has Risen To Meet The Challenges of Covid

    Oct 14th, 2021

    October Board Chair Report The breadth of Sonoma Valley Hospital efforts over the past 12 months to support the community during the pandemic was highlighted at the October board meeting in a presentation by Celia Kruse de la Rosa, who oversees the hospital’s marketing and […]

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