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  • Graduate Residency Nursing Program Receives Prestigious Accreditation

    Ann Mendoza, MSN, RN, Director of Clinical Education Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC) is delighted to announce that our new Graduate Residency Nursing Program is accredited with distinction as a Practice Transition Program by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation – making our Hospital one of five in California and one of 43 in the nation to ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Sweet Success: Healthy Babies, Healthy Moms

    Diabetes is a complication for 7-14 percent of pregnant women. Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center’s (PVHMC) Sweet Success program is a California State Diabetes and Pregnancy Education Program affiliate that helps pregnant women with diabetes or gestational diabetes deliver healthy babies. “During pregnancy, good blood sugar control is very important for both the mom and the ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Are you at risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

    By Lisa Diaz, RN, MSN, CDE Your chances of developing type 2 diabetes depend on a combination of risk factors. Learn about risk factors for type 2 diabetes below and see which ones apply to you. You are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes if you:​ are overweight or obese are age 40 or older have a family history of diabetes are American Indian, African American, Hispanic/Latino, Pacific ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Announces New Emergency Department Provider on Arrival Initiative

    Building on our commitment to provide the highest quality care and an excellent patient experience to the community we serve, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is pleased to announce 24-hour Provider on Arrival at the triage desk in the Emergency Department (ED). This means that when patients now arrive at the ED, they have access to a certified Emergency Department physician, who can quickly ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Three Times the Fun-Mom Gives Birth to Healthy Triplets at PVHMC

    With three daughters, ages 15, 11 and 9, Elizabeth Martinez-Jimenez, 34, and her husband Mario Jimenez received the surprise of their lives when they discovered Elizabeth was pregnant again. But they got an even bigger shock when they went for their first ultrasound and found out they were having triplets. “It was overwhelming and there was a lot of emotion,” Elizabeth said. “My ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Down Syndrome & ADHD Awareness Month

    Down Syndrome Down syndrome is a genetic disorder caused by a duplication of chromosome 21. Each year, approximately 6,000 babies are born with Down syndrome in the United States. This makes Down syndrome the most common chromosomal birth defect in the nation. People with Down syndrome typically have recognizable facial features, as well as developmental disorders and intellectual difficulties. ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Physical Therapy and Pain Management - It's What We Do

    Physical therapy is one of the most safe and effective alternatives to using medication to manage pain. Each of our physical therapists offer a variety of treatments both in our facilities and through personalized take-home treatment plans. Here are just a few of the ways we can help you better manage your pain and increase your day-to-day quality of life: MANUAL THERAPY — Best for: Any ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Sports Medicine Center's "$$$ for Physicals" Program Raises Thousands For Local High Schools

    In late May and early June of this year, as we’ve done for the last 12 years, our Sports Medicine Center (SMC) physicians, physical therapists and Associates spent several evenings providing student-athletes with California Interscholastic Federation- (CIF) required Pre-Participation Examination (PPE) sports physicals. This year, Bonita, Charter Oak, Claremont, Damien and San Dimas high ... Read Full Article [+]
  • What is Safe Sleep for Babies?

    According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the diagnosis given for the sudden death of an infant younger than one year of age that remains unexplained after a thorough case investigation. SIDS is the leading cause of death in infants between one month and one year of age. Most SIDS deaths occur between the ages of two and four months. While the cause of ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Are You Trying to Get Pregnant - or Already Pregnant? - Get Your Flu Shot!

    Are You Trying to Get Pregnant – or Already Pregnant? – Get Your Flu Shot! Dr. M. Hellen Rodriguez, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center P erinatology/Neonatology Specialist Preparing for the birth of a child is one of the most exciting and exhilarating experiences of a lifetime. There’s so much to do – preparing the nursery, buying adorable clothes and taking birthing ... Read Full Article [+]
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