Sierra Vista receives stroke care award

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center has received the Get With The Guidelines–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The award recognizes Sierra Vista’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted guidelines. This […]

Sierra Vista earns an ‘A’ in patient safety

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center was recognized with an ‘A’ Hospital Safety Score by the Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. This is the third consecutive survey period in which the hospital has obtained an ‘A’ rating. Sierra Vista also […]

Sierra Vista uses golf to empower stroke survivors

The 2nd Annual San Luis Obispo County Saving Strokes will take place on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at Laguna Lake Golf Course from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Saving Strokes, a program of the American Heart/American Stroke Association, encourages stroke survivors to participate in stroke rehabilitation through golf. Stroke survivors […]

Sierra Vista receives an ‘A’ in patient safety

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center was recognized with an ‘A’ Hospital Safety Score by the Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The ‘A’ score was awarded in the latest update to the Hospital Safety Score, the ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘D’ […]

Sierra Vista celebrates National Hospital Week

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center celebrated the professionals who have dedicated their careers to improving the health of others during National Hospital Week. Dozens of hospital employees were honored at the annual Service Awards Dinner on Tuesday, May 7. Among them, Joyce Amador was recognized for 50 years of service […]

Sierra Vista recognized for service excelence

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center was the only California hospital recognized for service excellence at the recent Tenet Strategy Conference. The 2013 Service Excellence Award recognizes Tenet hospitals that have obtained or sustained exceptional results from the patient perspective in a combination of inpatient, outpatient surgery and emergency department patient […]

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center CEO Announces Retirement

Candace L. “Candy” Markwith has announced her intention to retire as Chief Executive Officer at Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center effective September 15. She has been at Sierra Vista, the City’s largest private employer, since March 2005. “Candy Markwith has been the major force behind the developments that have allowed […]

Sierra Vista raises $1,000 for Transitions

The Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center Administrative Team raised $1,000 for mental health services in San Luis Obispo County participating in the 32nd Annual Strike Out the Stigma Bowl-A-Thon for Transitions Mental Health Association. Transitions-Mental Health Association is a nonprofit organization committed to eliminating the stigma of mental illnesses, maximizing […]