Menifee and Hemet Valley Medical Centers Receive 5-Star Healthgrades Awards For 2017

MENIFEE – Menifee Valley Medical Center has received three Healthgrades awards for 2017, a 5-star recipient in Total Knee Replacement, Carotid Surgery, and Pacemaker Procedures. Hemet Valley Medical Center has received two 5-star Healthgrades awards for 2017 for Hip Replacement and Hip Fracture Treatment. A 5-star rating indicates that both Menifee and Hemet Valley Medical […]

Mental health and drug abuse is a dual issue

As a member of the Assembly Health Committee and the bipartisan Mental Health Caucus, the critical problem of co-occurring disorders, mental health and drug addiction, leads to increasing crime and homelessness and ultimately impacts safety throughout California. This session I have introduced two bills which will address treatment issues for inmates in county jails with […]

Temecula Valley Hospital earns ‘A’ grade for patient safety

TEMECULA – The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety and transparency in the U.S. health care system, released the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades April 12. The Safety Grades assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide. Temecula Valley Hospital received an “A” for the second time in a row […]

Murrieta Gardens celebrates grand re-opening

MURRIETA – As America’s population gets older, the need grows for senior living communities to offer care for those with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. When Murrieta Gardens opened in 2004, it offered both assisted living and memory care options to residents. Now Murrieta Gardens is shifting its focus to exclusively specialize in care […]

‘Repeal and Replace’ fails; now ‘Obamacare’ needs fixing

Trudy Lieberman Special to Valley News The failure of the Republican-led effort to repeal and replace former President Obama’s health care law represents a big victory for all kinds of citizens and interest groups that analyzed the proposed legislation and said no dice. The day before House Speaker Paul Ryan decided not to take a […]

First local Zika-related birth defect reinforces travel advisory

Tom Christensen Special to Valley News Pregnant women, women who could become pregnant and couples considering pregnancy are advised to avoid traveling to areas with known Zika transmission, after a baby with the severe birth defect microcephaly was born in San Diego County. The county of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency reports the mother […]

Menifee and Hemet Valley Medical Centers receive 5-star Healthgrades awards for 2017

Menifee and Hemet Valley Medical Centers receive 5-star Healthgrades awards for 2017

Menifee Valley Medical Center (MVMC) has received three Healthgrades awards for 2017. It was a 5-star recipient in Total Knee Replacement, Carotid Surgery, and Pacemaker Procedures. Hemet Valley Medical Center (HVMC) has received two 5-star Healthgrades awards for 2017 for Hip Replacement and Hip Fracture Treatment. A 5-star rating indicates that both Menifee and Hemet […]

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