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  • UCSF Affiliation Continues To Grow and Benefit the Community

    Jan 11th, 2021

    The contours of our hospital’s growing affiliation with UCSF came into sharper focus at the board meeting last week with a presentation by Jen Sweeney, Chief Operating Officer of the UCSF Health Affiliates network. She discussed the network as an important part of UCSF’s plan […]

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  • SVH To Hold Community Meeting To Review Sonoma County’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plans

    Jan 4th, 2021

    Sonoma Valley Hospital will host a virtual Community Townhall meeting on Tuesday, January 12, at 11:30 am for the community to learn about the currently available vaccines for COVID-19 as well as the distribution process. The Zoom meeting will provide available information to date on […]

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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 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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  • 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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  • Active Aging Lecture Series Set For This Fall

    Aug 11th, 2020

    Sonoma Valley Hospital and Vintage House will continue the lively and informative series themed “Active Aging: Live Your Best Life Now” this Fall. The lectures provide insight and information on how to get the most out of life in your later years. This year, they […]

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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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  • 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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  • Some Encouraging Early Signs

    Apr 17th, 2020

    Friday, April 17, 2020.     Weekly Community Update. There are early signs that efforts to flatten the curve in Sonoma Valley by taking such precautions as working from home, physical distancing and wearing facial coverings in public, are having a positive effect.  These steps have […]

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