New Stroke Program Approved At County Hospitals In Ventura, Santa Paula
Specialists will provide assessments of suspected stroke patients within 15 minutes under the three-year, $253,750 contract. In other hospital news, a state report evaluates the risk of intestinal bacteria for California facilities.
Ventura County Star:
Stroke Patients To Get Quick Treatment Under New Program
Specially trained physicians will treat stroke patients quickly and remotely under terms of a program starting in April at county hospitals in Ventura and Santa Paula. Ventura County supervisors last week approved a three-year, $253,750 contract with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital to provide assessment of suspected strokes within 15 minutes. (Wilson, 2/16)
Sacramento Business Journal:
State Report Names Two Local Hospitals With High Infection Rates
A new report says California hospitals face a rising threat from an intestinal bacterium. (Anderson, 2/16)