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  • Improvement Plans for Patient Care Services Highlighted at April Meeting

    Apr 9th, 2019

    The board meeting last week featured a report on plans to make further improvements and changes in Patient Care Services, along with updates from the Chief of Staff and the Chief Medical Officer. We also heard from Cheryl Johnson, Community Health Center Executive Director. Patient […]

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  • UCSF Health and SVH Affiliation – An Exciting First Year

    Nov 27th, 2018

    SVH CEO Kelly Mather and UCSF Health CEO Mark Laret report on progress made in the first  year of the affiliation The relationship between Sonoma Valley Hospital and UCSF Health is rooted in a shared vision to revitalize the way healthcare is delivered at the […]

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  • SNF Task Force Makes Interim Report At October Board Meeting

    Oct 9th, 2018

    The Skilled Nursing Facility Task Force provided an update at the board meeting last week following their very well attended public meeting on September 27. According to Task Force Chair Jane Hirsch, the group has made considerable progress since it was formed in August to […]

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  • Board Finalizes Transfer of Home Care Service To Hospice

    Sep 11th, 2018

    This month I’m stepping in for Joshua Rymer to report on the September meeting. At the meeting, the board gave final approval for the hospital to transfer our skilled home care service, Healing At Home, to Hospice by the Bay, effective October 1, 2018. We […]

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  • Hospital District Board Forms Task Force To Study Skilled Nursing Facility Viability

    Aug 7th, 2018

    At its monthly meeting on August 2, the Sonoma Valley Health Care District Board approved the formation of a task force that will make a recommendation to the Board on the financial viability and future of the hospital’s Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF). SVH staff has […]

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  • Skilled Nursing Task Force Approved At August Meeting

    Aug 6th, 2018

    At the monthly meeting last week, the Board approved the formation of a task force that will make a recommendation on the financial viability and future of the hospital’s Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF). SVH leadership had proposed closing the SNF as part of a plan […]

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  • Sonoma Valley Hospital Names Sabrina Kidd MD As Chief Medical Officer

    Jul 10th, 2018

    Sonoma Valley Hospital has named Sabrina Kidd MD, FACS, FASCRS, as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Kidd, a dual board certified colorectal and general surgeon, has been affiliated with the hospital as a surgeon since mid-2016. She replaces Robert Cohen, MD, who retired early this year. […]

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  • Hospice By The Bay and SVH Marketing Highlighted At June Meeting

    Jun 13th, 2018

    The board heard a report from SVH partner Hospice By The Bay at the June meeting. CEO Kitty Whitaker, RN, MS, provided an overview of the organization and the special relationship our hospital has with this impressive non-profit organization including jointly maintaining a Hospice Care […]

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