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July 22, 2014

Natividad Medical Center Certified Farmer's Market Every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Save the Date For Hot Hula August 6th and U-JAM September 10th!

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.

At Natividad Medical Center’s Certified Farmers’ Market run by Everyone’s Harvest, shoppers will find fresh quality fruits and vegetables (many certified organic), beautiful flowers, live plants, 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.

Join us for Hot Hula on August 6th and U-JAM on September 10th.

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July 9, 2014

Natividad Medical Center Certified Farmer's Market Every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Save the Date for a live Cooking Demo on Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

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.

At Natividad Medical Center’s Certified Farmers’ Market run by Everyone’s Harvest, shoppers will find fresh quality fruits and vegetables (many certified organic), beautiful flowers, live plants, 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.

Join us for on Wednesday, July 30th for a live cooking demo at 12:00 p.m.  All attendees can enjoy a sample of the featured recipe and a take home recipe card.

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June 3, 2014

Natividad Medical Center Announces the Appointment of the Leadership Team for the future Level II Trauma Center coming soon to the Central Coast

SALINAS, CA — Natividad Medical Center announced today the appointment of the Leadership Team for the future Level II Trauma Center coming soon to the Central Coast. Those team members include:

  • Alex Di Stante, MD — Fellowship-trained Trauma Medical Director
  • Chelsi Mettler, RN — Trauma Program Manager
  • Kristen Osland, RN — Trauma Prevention and Outreach Nurse

Under the leadership of this highly skilled team, the future Level II Trauma Center will provide exceptional life-saving trauma services with a focus of continuous commitment to excellence, while impacting the health, life and future of the men, women and children on the Central Coast of California.

The Level II Trauma Center Leadership Team believes that, with trauma, timing is everything. Natividad Medical Center is the Best Choice for trauma care given its dedicated team of trauma-trained members standing ready, at times of emergency, with the latest technology, providing comprehensive life-saving care to critically injured residents.

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May 30, 2014

Natividad Medical Center Certified Farmer's Market Every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Save the Date for a live Cooking Demo on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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.

At Natividad Medical Center’s Certified Farmers’ Market run by Everyone’s Harvest, shoppers will find fresh quality fruits and vegetables (many certified organic), beautiful flowers, live plants, 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.

Join us for on Wednesday, June 25th for a live cooking demo at 12:00 p.m. All attendees can enjoy a sample of the featured recipe and a take home recipe card.

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April 23, 2014

NATIVIDAD MEDICAL CENTER CERTIFIED FARMER’S MARKET EVERY WEDNESDAY

FROM 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Grand Opening Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
Save the Date for a live Cooking Demo on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

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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October 28, 2013

Natividad Medical Center Recognized with Award for Sustained Excellence from CALNOC

SALINAS, CA -- October 28, 2013 – Natividad Medical Center (NMC)has been recognized by the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes (CALNOC) with a 2013 Award for Sustained Excellence. CALNOC is a non-profit agency and the leading provider of actionable information and research on nursing sensitive indicators. This information helps hospital executives make decisions that advance improvement in patient care quality, safety, and outcomes. CALNOC will give out its awards at a conference this week. 

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October 22, 2013

Natividad Diabetes Education Center Helps Increase Awareness For World Diabetes Day November 14th

Save the Date For “A Day in the Life of Diabetes”

SALINAS, CA --The Diabetes Education Center (DEC) at Natividad Medical Center will celebrate World Diabetes Day November 14th themed this year as “A Day in the Life of Diabetes.”

Save the Date of November 14th:

  • There will be an information booth inside of the main lobby of building 200-Out Patient Services where anyone can come and pick up diabetes information.
  • November 14th
  • 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
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October 1, 2013

Level II Trauma Center Designation

Message from Harry Weis, CEO, Natividad Medical Center

Today, the Board of Supervisors received the recommendation from the independent, highly qualified trauma services review team on which hospital in Monterey County best meets or will meet the national standards for performing high quality Level II trauma services. As CEO, I am overjoyed that Natividad Medical Center (NMC) was recommended for future designation as the Level II Trauma Center for Monterey County. We respect and endorse the recommendation from this expert review team presented today. Monterey County residents should feel fortunate that this nationally recognized gold standard process was followed in determining the best facility for trauma care. This landmark, critical decision to designate the Level II Trauma Center will not only benefit trauma patients but will improve the overall quality of health care in our community.
 

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September 15, 2013

Sam Karas Acute Rehabilitation Center at Natividad Medical Center

Celebrates National Rehabilitation Week This September 15 – 21 With A Patient Spotlight

SALINAS, CA (September 15, 2013) The Sam Karas Acute Rehabilitation Center, located at 1441 Constitution Blvd. Building 100 at Natividad Medical Center in Salinas, is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary inpatient unit. Medical care is directed by a physician specially trained in rehabilitation medicine. “We believe that Sam Karas Acute Rehabilitation Center is the best choice for acute rehabilitation in Monterey County,” said Betty Jo Ross, Clinical Liaison. “Dedicated to hope, healing and recovery, the center is designed to assist patients and their families with the transition from an acute crisis setting such as hip fracture or heart surgery to home. Our patients receive daily physician visits to help ensure medical stability and optimal functional recovery in order to help achieve a high level of functional independence to return home safely and with confidence. In addition to daily physician visits the patients are cared for 24/7 by nursing staff with special training in rehabilitation nursing.”

 

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July 25, 2013

Natividad Medical Center Honored for Physician Communication Improvement Program

 SALINAS, CA — America’s Essential Hospitals (formerly the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems) has announced its 2013 Larry Gage Awards for quality-of-care improvements. These national awards were given out in June at the organization’s  annual conference in Hollywood, Fla. 

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