Press Room

June 27, 2012

Natividad Medical Center Bariatric Surgery Center Receives Accreditation from the ACS Bariatric Surgery Center Network

SALINAS, CA (June 27, 2012)—The bariatric surgery center at Natividad Medical Center has been accredited as a American College of Surgeons Level 2 Accredited Bariatric Center facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network (BSCN) Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This designation means that Natividad Medical Center has met the essential criteria that ensure it is fully capable of supporting a bariatric surgery care program and that its institutional performance meets the requirements outlined by the ACS BSCNAccreditation Program.

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June 22, 2012

The Diabetes Education Center (DEC) at Natividad Medical Center Becomes an AADE-Accredited Diabetes Education Program

SALINAS, CA (June 22, 2012) — The Diabetes Education Center (DEC) at Natividad Medical Center was recently named an accredited diabetes education program by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. This will allow residents in and around Monterey County increased access to critical diabetes education services.

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April 23, 2012

Natividad Medical Center Certified Farmers' Market Every Wednesday From 11:00am - 3:30pm

Grand Opening Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

SALINAS, CA–Natividad Medical Center offers a Certified Farmers' Market every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The Farmers’ Market is located at 1441 Constitution Blvd., outside of building 200-Out Patient Services and is part of Natividad Medical Center’s ongoing commitment to promote wellness and healthy eating among Natividad Medical Center’s staff, patients and their families.

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March 15, 2012

Monterey County/ Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System Affiliation Proposal Overview

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March 8, 2012

Monterey County/ Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System Affiliation Proposal

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July 29, 2011

Natividad Medical Center Receives Approval in Principle To Move To Become A Public Hospital Authority

The Board of Supervisors approved in principle for Natividad Medical Center (NMC) to move forward to establish a Public Hospital Authority to take effect following the passage of enabling legislation and approval of a future County Ordinance.  This will enable the hospital to pursue reconfiguring its governance, management, business model and services to more effectively transition into a more streamlined integrated health care system offering an array of primary, specialty and acute health care services.

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March 8, 2011

Natividad Medical Center Announces the Grand Reopening of Its Certified Farmers' Market Beginning Wednesday, March 23rd, from 11:30am - 5:30pm

The Certified Farmers Market will be Held Every Wednesday Year Round!

SALINAS, CA – March 8, 2011 — Harry Weis, CEO of Natividad Medical Center, announced today that Natividad Medical Center will offer a year round Certified Farmers' Market, beginning Wednesday, March 23rd from 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  The Farmers Market will be located at 1441 Constitution Blvd., outside of building 200-Out Patient Services, and be open every Wednesday.  The Certified Farmers Market is part of Natividad Medical Center’s ongoing commitment to promote wellness and healthy eating among Natividad Medical Center’s staff, patients and their families.

At Natividad Medical Center’s Certified Farmers Market, shoppers will find fresh quality fruits and vegetables (many certified organic), beautiful flowers, organic eggs, and unique gifts from small-scale family farmers and local independent businesses. By shopping at Natividad Medical Center’s California Certified Farmers Market you are supporting local California growers.

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March 4, 2011

Natividad Medical Center (NMC) and the Monterey Bay Area Chapter of the American Red Cross Partner to Host a Free CPR Class at NMC

Class to be Held on Regional CPR Saturday, March 12, 2011

Natividad Medical Center and the Monterey Bay Area Chapter of the American Red Cross are partnering in honor of CPR Saturday, a regional initiative to offer free CPR training to NMC patients, and Salinas area residents.

The American Red Cross is recognized as the premier provider of First Aid, CPR, Aquatics, Water Safety, and other health and safety education programs.  The Monterey Bay Area Chapter will be providing CPR training that will help you stay prepared for virtually any life-threatening situation. Their experienced instructors will deliver training in a consistent manner that encompasses the learning styles of all participants.  In the event that the members of your group encounter an emergency at home or on the job, Red Cross training gives them the skills to respond with confidence.

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March 3, 2011

NMF Receives $201K Donation From TALC, Honors John D'Arrigo

SALINAS, CA – On Friday, February 25th, Natividad Medical Foundation received a $201,000 donation from The Agricultural Leadership Council (TALC).

TALC is a collective of 77 agricultural leaders, including the D’Arrigo, Taylor, Antle, Nunes and many other founding farm families as well as 55 new growers, shippers, packers and other ag-related businesses. John D’Arrigo, President of D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of CA and founder of TALC said, “It’s amazing to see so many competitors come together to act on our shared commitment to helping our farm workers and their families stay healthy.” Together, the 77 members of TALC donated more than $201,000 to NMF for medical equipment, including Monterey County’s only fully wireless rotating bed for patients in the Intensive Care Unit; a special “Panda” to keep babies delivered by Cesarean section warm in the operating room; a headlamp to allow surgeons to work hands-free; and an ultrasound machine to assist healthcare staff with the guided insertion of lines for the provision of fluids, medication and nutrition to patients in the Intensive Care Unit.

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February 24, 2011

Natividad Medical Foundation recognizes John D'Arrigo as 'Hero' recipient

The Natividad Medical Foundation has named John D'Arrigo as its 2011 NMF "Hero" award recipient.

D'Arrigo will receive the award at 6 p.m. today in the main lobby of Natividad Medical Center in Salinas.

He was selected for his "philanthropic leadership" in establishing the Agricultural Leadership Council, which helps farm workers by purchasing medical equipment to care for the babies, children and families treated at NMC.

D'Arrigo Bros. Co., Andrew and Phyllis D'Arrigo and the Agricultural Leadership Council have donated more than $600,000 since 2010, according to the foundation.
 

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