Benefits of using your local hospital

Gloria Magallanes
valleystaff@reedermedia.com

When choosing a hospital for a loved one or oneself there are many things to be considered. It is important to make an informed decision and trust that you chose the right treatment center. At Menifee Valley Medical Center patients can rest easy knowing that the hospital has their best interests at heart. According to their website, they have specialties in “general surgery, orthopedics, spine surgery, retina surgery, plastic surgery, emergency services and physical therapy.”

There are many benefits to receiving care at a local community hospital. Some of these benefits include being treated near home by local physicians who understand a patient’s needs. In order for patients to have a comfortable stay they are able to provide private rooms for all inpatients. Getting treatment at the local hospital also makes it easier for families to visit their loved ones with “convenient location and parking for patients and visitors,” according to the website www.menifeevalleymedicalcenter.com.

Menifee Valley Medical Center has a lot to offer. It is one of the largest private employers in the San Jacinto Valley with 292 employees and is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The 84-bed hospital is open 24 hours a day with physicians and nurses available day and night to care for patients. MVMC has some of the latest medical and emergency room equipment used by top surgeons in the country. It also has four cardiac suites and six intensive care units.

Their focus is in providing exceptional service and patient safety with “an array of inpatient and outpatient services,” the website states. However, they also make sure to employ the best physicians and staff to better serve the community. As a result, their medical staff consists of skilled board certified physicians, experienced nurses who care about the well-being of their patients, support staff and medical technicians.

“We involve all of our medical staff through good communication. We support them by trying to meet their professional needs in training, equipment and services,” the website reports. Currently there are 200 doctors on staff available day and night.

  MVMC is operated and owned by Physicians For Healthy Hospitals, “a coalition of local doctors who are committed to creating strong, state of the art hospitals that serve as centers of medical excellence.” (PHH website) Through this coalition the health care professionals and physicians strive to provide the best patient satisfaction, quality and service. Their goal is to become the community’s hospital and gain the loyalty and trust of its residents with the promise of providing excellent medical attention to all who need it most.

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