Tulare hospital's financial situation may not be rosy, but the district’s financial standing is slowly going from red to black. Randy Dodd, hospital president, said Tulare Regional Medical Center, on average, is receiving 67 emergency room visits a day and nearly 10 patients are admitted each day. While it will take time to build back [...]
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Originally published By Luis Hernandez, Visalia Times-Delta Nov. 8, 2018 Stephen Harrell election night photo by Ron Holman Visalia Times Delta One measure on Tuesday's ballot made history for Tulare. While no one could have predicted the outcome, it wasn't even close. Measure H won big Tuesday night with 88 percent of the [...]
Tulare hospital’s emergency room had its first patient just 15 minutes after reopening under the management of Adventist Health. “(Patients) are in good hands,” said hospital board member Xavier Avila. Nearly a year after closing, Tulare Regional Medical Center opened on Monday, making history along the way. The reopening comes just days after [...]
Photo: Ron Holman A nurse pristine blue scrubs calmly spoke with a patient brought to Tulare hospital’s Intensive Care Unit in a gurney from the emergency room. The nurse explained the ongoing medical procedures The patient spoke in short sentences. They appeared to be incoherent. Suddenly, the patient lost consciousness and a “code blue” [...]
(Photo: Ron Holman) The checkoff list to open Tulare hospital is down to two items, said Randy Dodd, Adventist Health executive. The kitchen’s dishwasher needs a final successful cycle and contents of the hospital’s emergency trailer must be updated, Dodd said. Other than that, Monday is nearing as the hospital looks to open its doors just [...]
Tulare City Council will back Measure H, the effort to turn the city's hospital over to Adventist Health. Next, voters in November will be asked to approve the lease agreement between the Tulare hospital board and Adventist Health. Council members cited the need for a hospital, importance of a local health provider for [...]
When Tulare Regional Medical Center closed, hundreds of employees were laid off. Some found new jobs, while others stuck around, assisting with the complex closure process, responding to those who still showed up looking for help. "I can tell you there wasn't a day that didn't go by that someone didn't drive through [...]
Tulare Regional Medical Center doctors must band together, according to Chief of Staff Dr. Abraham Betre. Betre called on the local physicians to return to the hospital and embrace Adventist Health, the organization positioned to manage TRMC. “The image was restored,” Betre said. “Tulare is a gold mine for Adventist Health. It’s a great location. There [...]