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  • Sneak peek at Arroyo Grande Hospital's new Acute Rehab Center

    February 23, 2011 3:02 PM

    The Central Coast will get its first look at the new Acute Rehabilitation Center at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital at this evening's Hard Hat Kick Off Mixer, but yesterday KSBY News was given a tour of the $3 million facility that is still under construction. Come July 1, the... more »
  • Grant will help local hospitals fight obesity in low-income residents and seniors

    August 18, 2010 3:25 PM

    A $4,000 grant will help combat obesity in the community. French Hospital Medical Center and Arroyo Grande Community Hospital will soon offer a four-week nutrition series. The lectures are designed to target low income residents including Latinos and seniors, but are open to anyone interested in living healthier.... more »
  • Local hospitals to hand out thousands of dollars in grants, apply here

    July 27, 2010 3:10 PM

    Local Catholic Healthcare West hospitals are offering non-profit organizations grant money. The annual grant program is aimed at local non-profits with an interest in building healthier communities. French Hospital Medical Center is offering $40,758; Arroyo Grande Community Hospital is offering $25,000; and Marian Medical Center is offering $94,034.... more »
  • Arroyo Grande Hospital teaches how to move from conflict to resolution

    July 26, 2010 3:03 PM

    Arroyo Grande Community Hospital is hosting a lecture Tuesday, July 27 called "Resolving Family Conflicts." It is being held in the hospital's annex main conference room from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm. An expert in the field will teach people how to have the difficult conversations that move... more »
  • Local nurse passes rigorous breast cancer care exam

    June 24, 2010 2:52 PM

    A local breast cancer nurse is among a handful worldwide to receive a prestigious breast care certification. A registered nurse at French Hospital Medical Center and Arroyo Grande Community Hospital has passed the challenging Certified Breast Care Nurse examination. Michelle Ellis is an oncology nurse navigator in the... more »
  • Comedy night raises serious cash for local hospital

    May 27, 2010 3:53 PM

    Arroyo Grande Community Hospital has announced that its Comedy Night event held last weekend raised nearly $85,000. "On behalf of the entire Foundation Board, I want to thank the community, our very generous restaurants, wineries, donors, vendors and volunteers", said Montisa Phelan Lopez, AGCH Foundation Executive Director. "We are... more »
  • Cancer program at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital receives high honor

    April 1, 2010 12:26 AM

    Doctors, patients and community members came together to celebrate a major achievement for Arroyo Grande Community Hospital. The hospital's "Coastal Cancer Care and Diagnostic Center" recently earned accreditation as a community hospital cancer program. It is the only cancer program in San Luis Obispo County to be awarded... more »
  • Celebrate Arroyo Grande Community Hospital's recent accreditation

    March 31, 2010 10:06 AM

    Arroyo Grande Community Hospital celebrates its accreditation for its cancer program. The hospital's Coastal Cancer Care and Diagnostic Center recently earned accreditation as a community hospital cancer program. It's the only cancer program in San Luis Obispo County to be awarded this honor by the American College of Surgeons... more »
  • Local diabetics encouraged to attend free lecture

    March 29, 2010 1:27 PM

    Diabetics are invited to a free lecture at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Tuesday night to learn more about the disease and how to better control it with diet. It is specifically geared toward people with type 2 diabetes. Registered Dietitian Caryn Coffman, M.A., R.D., is the guest speaker... more »
  • Local man and hospital send troops care packages

    March 16, 2010 1:03 PM

    A local resident recently sent 24 more care packages to troops serving in Afghanistan. Si Tenenberg has now sent more than 4,700 packages containing items such as microbiological boot socks, blankets, hand and foot warmers, winter gloves, beanies and long sleeve fleece shirts to help troops endure the harsh... more »
  • Local hospital becomes accredited cancer center

    March 15, 2010 2:30 PM

    The Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Coastal Cancer Care and Diagnostic Center has earned accreditation as a Community Hospital Cancer Program. According to the hospital, it is the only cancer program in San Luis Obispo County to be awarded this honor by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.... more »
  • Two more local hospitals closer to going paperless

    March 11, 2010 3:04 PM

    Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center and Twin Cities Community Hospital are one step closer to going paperless. On Monday, they started the second phase of a three year plan to implement Electronic Health Records, or EHR. French Hospital Medical Center, Arroyo Grande Community Hospital and Marian Medical Center... more »
  • Local CHW hospitals first to implement electronic health records

    March 2, 2010 3:58 PM

    KSBY News has learned that three local hospitals will be the first in Catholic Healthcare West's 41 hospital system to use electronic health records. The paper world of medical files is about to enter cyber space at French Hospital Medical Center, Arroyo Grande Community Hospital and Marian Medical Center.... more »
  • Three local hospitals to begin using electronic health records system

    March 1, 2010 3:00 PM

    Catholic Healthcare West is spending $1 billion to implement an electronic health records system in all of its 41 hospitals, including French Hospital Medial Center, Arroyo Grande Community Hospital and Marian Medical Center. The system allows a patient's medical record to be shared electronically, including acute care and community... more »
  • Central Coast hospitals graded in new report

    February 19, 2010 3:57 PM

    A new report card out suggests that one local hospital out ranks the rest when it comes to patient care and satisfaction. All four major hospitals in the area, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Medical Center in Santa Maria, Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo... more »
  • Arroyo Grande Community Hospital closing rehab program on Friday

    February 18, 2010 8:27 PM

    Cardiac rehab patients at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital will soon have to go elsewhere. The hospital's Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is closing Friday. The 6 to 8 week program offers supervised exercise sessions to patients who have suffered heart trauma. About 30 people still take part... more »
  • Arroyo Grande Community Hospital to close Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation program

    February 18, 2010 12:42 PM

    Arroyo Grande Community Hospital will be closing its outpatient cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation program effective Feb. 19. In a letter to patients in the program, hospital president Rick Castro said after much consideration it's been determined the program is "no longer viable." The hospital is referring patients to programs... more »
  • Local hospital hosts free senior luncheon

    February 15, 2010 3:19 PM

    Seniors are invited to a free, healthy lifestyle luncheon at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital. Tuesday's event will focus on Medicare Advantage Plans, hosted by a HICAP Medicare counselor. It starts at noon in the Annex Main Conference Room. Space is limited and reservations are required. Call 473-7662 to... more »
  • Arroyo Grande Hospital raises thousands for Haiti earthquake victims

    February 2, 2010 2:52 PM

    A Help for Haiti fundraiser held at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital last week raised $3,800 for earthquake victims. The week-long fundraiser kicked off last Monday with a barbeque lunch in the hospital's cafeteria. A hot plate was served in return for a $7 donation. A donation bucket... more »
  • Local fundraiser to help Haiti victims

    January 25, 2010 7:18 PM

    It's a local effort to help those impacted by the devastating earthquake in Haiti. On Monday, a fundraiser was held at Arroyo Grande Community Hospital. They served a barbecue-style lunch and in return requested a $7 donation. Larger donations were also accepted. Vicki Stambaugh, fundraiser organizer, said, "I saw... more »
  • Two local hospitals grant 100k to local non-profits

    January 21, 2010 3:03 PM

    Two, local Catholic Healthcare West hospitals on the Central Coast grant a total of $100,000 to non-profit organizations. Marian Medical Center in Santa Maria has awarded more than $76,000 to six non-profits. The recipients of the 2009 Catholic Healthcare West grants from Marian Medical Center are: *Alliance for... more »
  • AG Hospital CEO to take stance tonight against SLO trauma center

    January 4, 2010 3:46 PM

    The chief executive officer and president of Arroyo Grande Community Hospital will let the Grover Beach City Council know Monday night his stance on a proposed trauma center in San Luis Obispo. Rick Castro disagrees with an outside consulting firm's suggestion to the San Luis Obispo County Emergency Medical... more »

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