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  • Sonoma Valley Health Care District Appoints John Hennelly Sonoma Valley Hospital CEO

    Mar 5th, 2021

    The Sonoma Valley Health Care District Board, in conjunction with UCSF Health, has selected John Hennelly to serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Sonoma Valley Hospital. Hennelly, who will assume the position mid-April, replaces Kelly Mather, who left the position at the end […]

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  • The Next Decade

    Dec 30th, 2020

    It has been a pleasure serving as the CEO of Sonoma Valley Hospital for the past decade. Over the years we’ve shared the progress and accomplishments of our hospital…and they have been many! This could never have happened without the support of our community, so […]

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  • Board Welcomes Judith Bjorndal and Susan Kornblatt Idell

    Dec 15th, 2020

    I would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Judith Bjorndal and Susan Kornblatt Idell who joined the board at our December meeting last week. Both bring considerable experience and expertise to their new roles. Judy is a retired physician who has worked in […]

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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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  • Sonoma Valley Hospital Foundation Reaches $21M Fundraising Goal For New Outpatient Diagnostic Center

    Aug 4th, 2020

    Sonoma Valley Hospital Foundation announced that its capital campaign has reached the goal of raising $21 million to fund the new Outpatient Diagnostic Center for Sonoma Valley Hospital. According to Foundation Executive Director, Dave Pier, it is the most funds raised by a capital campaign […]

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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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  • 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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  • Michael Mainardi Joins Board; Cancer Support Sonoma Takes Flight as an Independent Nonprofit

    Jan 15th, 2019

    I’m pleased to report that Michael Mainardi was sworn in as our newest board member at the January meeting, replacing Peter Hohorst who did not seek re-election after a decade of outstanding service. Michael, a retired physician is an excellent addition to the board and […]

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