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    NorthBay Medical Center a Top Performer 

    NorthBay Medical Center has earned the distinction of Top Performer by The Joint Commission, the nationally recognized accreditor of healthcare organizations. In its report released Nov. 13, the commission gauged the progress of quality improvements in several key areas, including the care of heart attacks, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical care. No other hospital in Solano County earned quality improvement recognition in all four areas. Sutter Solano Medical Center in Vallejo was acknowledged in three.0 read more 


    Drill Tests Ebola Preparedness

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    NorthBay Medical Center was part of a countywide drill Thursday to test its preparedness should a patient arrive with symptoms of a contagious disease such as the Ebola virus.
     


    New CIO Will Start in January

    cioChristopher T. Timbers is NorthBay Healthcare’s new vice president and chief information officer, effective Jan. 5, 2015. Timbers has an extensive background in information technology, according to NorthBay Healthcare President and CEO Gary Passama.  


    Help, Hope for Suicide Survivors 

    Suicide loss survivors are invited to join in a day of healing and support at the 2014 International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day conference, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 22 at NorthBay Healthcare’s Green Valley Administration Center.  0 read more  


    Tree of Memories Available to Those Who Grieve

    tmNorthBay Hospice & Bereavement has several avenues in place to help people who are grieving the loss of a loved one this holiday season. NorthBay Hospice holds an annual Tree of Memories event to provide people with an opportunity to remember their friends and loved ones.  


    NorthBay Offers Free, Drive-Through Flu Clinics

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    NorthBay Healthcare is offering free, drive-through flu vaccination clinics in Fairfield and Vacaville through the end of November or until supplies run out. 0 read more 

     

     


    Two New Regulars Join Blogging for Your Health

    blogs5Two new blogs aimed at aimed at keeping readers safe and healthy have debuted on NorthBay.org.

    Diabetes Educator Collette DaCruz, R.N., has launched “Living with Diabetes 101,” in which she will share helpful tips on how to navigate lifestyle changes after a diabetes diagnosis. Collette has worked at the NorthBay Center for Diabetes & Endocrinology since 2006.

    Ashley Barrios, NorthBay’s Trauma Program Injury Prevention and Outreach coordinator for Emergency Services, writes “Spare Yourself the Trauma.” Her blog will provide information about Solano County statistics, how to practice safe habits and avoid the “trauma drama.”