Paul is a healthy and pretty typical 57-year old. He volunteers at his son’s high school, enjoys outdoor sports and adventures, and is involved in his community. Over the past few years, Paul has suffered from prostate issues, specifically an enlarged prostate also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) that was curtailing his ability to fully enjoy the activities he loves.
Mindy takes good care of herself. She regularly bikes long distances with her husband, which gives her a lot of time to think about life. When she noticed blood in her stool a couple of years ago, she didn’t jump to negative conclusions. She made an appointment with her doctor to get it checked out right away. A colonoscopy revealed a massive tumor.
Spring Forward, a gala celebrating the Scrivner Center for Mental Health & Addiction Services and the soon-to-open Taube Pavilion, raised more than $160,000 for the hospital's addiction services program.
Engaging staff from all levels of an organization to focus on one key initiative can seem like a monumental task, regardless of the size and scope of the organization. This was the challenge as El Camino Hospital embarked on its journey last year to reduce Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI), a leading cause of unexpected death for hospital patients across the nation.
Kam was getting ready to leave the gym when he began to feel dizzy. Recognizing his initial symptoms as a stroke, he sought medical attention at El Camino Health's Mountain View Hospital. The very same hospital where he works.
As healthcare has evolved and our community has grown, we have become so much more than a hospital. We’ve shifted from being a place designed to treat disease to a comprehensive system that provides personalized healthcare in communities across Santa Clara County – in the process we have become El Camino Health!