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Aug 14, 2014, 11:08 ET El Camino Hospital Offers New FDA-Approved Transcatheter Heart Valve Therapy For Patients Who Are At High Risk To Undergo Open-Heart Surgery

 El Camino Hospital became one of the first hospitals in California to adopt a new minimally invasive system to treat patients with narrowed,...


Jul 23, 2014, 16:23 ET U.S. News & World Report Names El Camino Hospital Among Best in San Jose Metro Area

 El Camino Hospital has been ranked as one of the best hospitals for 2014-15 in the San Jose, California metropolitan area by U.S. News &...


Jun 03, 2014, 15:01 ET El Camino Hospital Collaborates With PulsePoint Foundation To Launch Crowd-Sourced Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Registry

 Today, El Camino Hospital, in collaboration with the PulsePoint Foundation, announced the launch of the second PulsePoint mobile app,...


Feb 28, 2014, 12:20 ET El Camino Hospital Announces Appointment of Iftikhar Hussain as Chief Financial Officer

El Camino Hospital today announced that it has appointed Iftikhar Hussain as the hospital's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Mr. Hussain...


Feb 14, 2014, 14:30 ET El Camino Hospital and Fire Departments of Santa Clara County Launch Free CPR "Citizen Responder" Mobile Phone App

 Today, residents throughout Santa Clara County will have the technology available to provide assistance to a person experiencing a sudden...


Dec 11, 2013, 18:59 ET El Camino Hospital and Palo Alto Medical Foundation Delegation to India to Explore Partnerships to Improve Community Health

 El Camino Hospital and the Palo Alto Medical Foundation today announced that following the return of its delegation to India as part of Mayor...


Nov 25, 2013, 16:25 ET El Camino Hospital Board Member to Co-Chair Health Care Focus of Mayoral Delegation to India

El Camino Hospital today announced that Nandini Tandon, PhD., vice chair of the hospital's Board of Directors, will be co-chairing a health care...


Nov 21, 2013, 13:01 ET El Camino Hospital and Leaf Healthcare Piloting a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program Using Innovative Patient Monitoring Technology

To address the need for improved pressure ulcer prevention and treatments, El Camino Hospital today announced their participation in a pilot...


Oct 30, 2013, 17:19 ET El Camino Hospital Named to Joint Commission "Top Performer" List for Quality Measures

 El Camino Hospital today was named one of the nation's Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® for 2012 by The Joint Commission, the...


Feb 25, 2013, 16:50 ET El Camino Hospital Receives Bond Rating Upgrade from Moody's Investor Service

El Camino Hospital today announced that Moody's Investor Service has upgraded the hospital's revenue bond rating to A1 from A2, following a review...


Dec 21, 2012, 16:46 ET El Camino Hospital Rededicates Heart & Vascular Institute In Memory of Norma Melchor

 El Camino Hospital today formally announced that its Heart and Vascular Institute will be renamed the Norma Melchor Heart &Vascular...


Dec 06, 2012, 12:04 ET PQ Bypass Graduates from the Fogarty Institute for Innovation, Establishes Independent Operations

The Fogarty Institute for Innovation proudly announced today that PQ Bypass, a resident of the Institute and participant in its Innovator Support...


Oct 24, 2012, 16:27 ET El Camino Hospital Opens Senior Health Center Offering a New Model of Care for Patients 65 and Older

 El Camino Hospital continues its groundbreaking service to the community with the opening of its center aimed exclusively at providing a...


Oct 17, 2012, 12:00 ET El Camino Hospital Launches Northern California's Only Comprehensive High Risk Breast Program

El Camino Hospital today announced the launch of its comprehensive high risk breast program, the only one in Northern California. The program, a...


Sep 18, 2012, 18:02 ET El Camino Hospital and PRN Announce Agreements to Changes in Registered Nurse Compensation and Benefits

El Camino Hospital and the Professional Resource for Nurses (PRN) today announced that they have reached an agreement on changes to the contract...


Jul 03, 2012, 12:34 ET El Camino Hospital Announces New Appointments to Hospital Board Committees

El Camino Hospital today announced that twenty-one individuals have been appointed to serve on six Hospital Board committees.  The new...


Jul 02, 2012, 16:33 ET El Camino Hospital District Board Ratifies Hospital's FY2013 Operating and Capital Budgets

 The El Camino Hospital District Board of Directors ratified the Fiscal Year 2013 budget of the hospital and its affiliates during its open...


Jun 20, 2012, 15:28 ET El Camino Hospital District Board Determines Executive Compensation Initiative Would Undermine Hospital's Mission, Sends Initiative to Voters

The El Camino Hospital District Board of Directors yesterday approved placement of an initiative on the ballot for the November election, although...


Mar 15, 2012, 14:58 ET El Camino Hospital Announces Appointment of Michael R. King as Chief Financial Officer

El Camino Hospital today announced that it has appointed Michael R. King, FHFMA, as the hospital's new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). ...


Feb 14, 2012, 17:17 ET New Mobile Phone App to Help Save Lives Announced by San Jose Fire Department and El Camino Hospital

 A free CPR "citizen responder" mobile phone application will help save lives through a new partnership between the San Jose Fire Department...


Jan 09, 2012, 17:41 ET El Camino Hospital Board of Directors Announces Plans to Expand

 The El Camino Hospital Board of Directors plans to expand the size of the Board from its current six members to nine members by the...


Dec 07, 2011, 11:00 ET El Camino Hospital Launches New Mobile App for the Family Medical Officer™ (FMO)

 El Camino Hospital today announced the launch of its first mobile application, one created specifically for the Family Medical Officer™...


Sep 01, 2011, 11:00 ET El Camino Hospital Celebrates 50 Years of Doing "Whatever It Takes" to Deliver Excellent Patient Care

Today, El Camino Hospital celebrates its 50th anniversary and a half-century of groundbreaking medicine and clinical care to benefit the health and...


Aug 25, 2011, 21:30 ET El Camino Hospital Names Tomi Ryba as President and Chief Executive Officer

El Camino Hospital announces a unanimous board decision to appoint Tomi Ryba as president and CEO effective October 5, 2011. Ryba most recently...


Aug 16, 2011, 15:11 ET El Camino Hospital Heart & Vascular Institute Reviews Pioneering Procedures and Technology Distinguishing Legacy of Groundbreaking Excellence in Patient Care

Cardiologists at El Camino Hospital's Heart and Vascular Institute are taking advantage of advancements in medical technology to offer patients...