Entries by VMC Foundation

TechCrunch profiles eLEGS at VMC

Great news out of Omaha, Nebraska today – the VMC Rehabilitation Center and Burn Center received 5-Star quality awards from PRC (Professional Research Consultants). PRC is an industry leader in healthcare quality data management, working with over 200 of America’s top hospitals. The awards recognized inpatient services in the Rehab and Burn centers for Overall […]

Give a Booster Shot 2011

Since 2009, over 500 employees of the Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System have donated to the VMC Foundation via the “Give a Booster Shot” campaign, pledging nearly $650,000 to date. And the VMC Foundation has put those dollars to good use, helping keep the doors of Valley Medical Center open to all. Join […]

The Great VMC Earthquake of 1906

105 years ago today, the Great San Francisco Earthquake nearly destroyed the hospital now known as Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. The damage, as you can see from the photograph, was extensive. Fortunately, VMC already has a jump on the next big one. Construction of a new, seismically-sound hospital wing (replacing buildings not quite as […]

Silicon Valley Business Journal spotlights new VMC exec Linda Smith

Thank you to our friends at the Silicon Valley Business Journal for creating this wonderful spotlight on VMC’s new leader. Check out http://www.bizjournals.com/sanjose/ for more great articles. Health care exec returns to her roots as new head of Valley Medical Center Premium content from Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal – by Lisa Sibley […]

History made at VMC’s Flag Dedication Ceremony

History was made yesterday at Valley Medical Center. In a moving ceremony Monday morning VMC’s new flagpoles, installed as a result of 2008’s Measure A, were commissioned and dedicated. The Stars and Stripes, California State Flag and POW-MIA flag are now flying proudly in front of the main hospital thanks to our own VMC Color […]

VMC wins national award for diabetes care

Valley Medical Center has received the prestigious American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate for having an excellent diabetes self-management patient education program. The certificate is awarded to programs that offer high-quality education, which is an essential component of effective diabetes treatment. “We are proud and honored to receive this national recognition. Education is a […]