Entries by VMC Foundation

VMC Foundation Champion and Donor Dick Levy recieves 2010 David Packard Award.

Reposted from this story. SAN JOSE, Calif. February 8, 2010 Joint Venture: Silicon Valley Network announced today that Varian Medical Systems board chair and longtime Silicon Valley community leader Richard M. Levy is the recipient of the 2010 David Packard Award. The Packard Award is Joint Venture’s highest honor, presented annually to an individual who […]

Youth from San Jose Leadership Academy tour VMC

Yesterday, the staff of the VMC Foundation had the opportunity to take 40 high school students from the San Jose Leadership Academy on a tour through VMC. The group, composed of Juniors from seven San Jose Unified high schools, spend nine months expanding their awareness of the San Jose community, networking with their peers, and […]

VMC Partners with Stanford University Medical Center in Traumatic Brain Injury Study

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.-Approximately 1.5 million people suffer from Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) each year, and TBIs are the leading cause of disability for individuals under age 44. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is joining Stanford University Medical Center in the Progesterone for the Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury (ProTECT) collaborative study to research if […]

VMC Foundation submits Beacon Community grant application for $20M

The VMC Foundation just submitted a $20 million federal grant application to establish a Patient Care Collaboration Platform through the Beacon Communities program. This exciting health information exchange will create seamless transitions of care for the “shared” patients seen at both the Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System and the Community Health Partnership clinics […]