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A dedication from LVMC to ride on Rose Parade Float

CEO Jim Raggio, Chief Nurse Executive Jayne Scalise and Director of the Critical Care Unit Katie Ellis participated Wednesday afternoon in an emotional ceremony in the Honda Room. Mr. Raggio was invited by the American Hospital Association and OneLegacy, an organ and tissue recovery organization, to sign a special dedication for inclusion on the Donate Life Rose Parade Float on Jan. 1, 2015. The float is called “The Never-Ending Story” and honors organ and tissue donors, recipients and families. Mr. Raggio's message, thanking donors for their gift of life, is attached to a vial holding a fresh rose, which will join thousands of others on the float. Also at the press conference were the children and grandchildren of donor Stephanie Kazianka, mother of nine and foster mother to 59 children, who died at LVMC in 2011. Mrs. Kazianka gave the gift of her kidneys, corneas and tissue. Her donations are credited with helping about 50 people, including a 63-year-old woman who received one kidney.

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A new Director of Medical Records

The Lompoc Valley Medical Center is pleased to announce Barbara Frink has been named Health Information Management Director for the Lompoc Healthcare District. Mrs. Frink comes to the district after a distinguished 16-year career at Boulder Community Hospital, where she most recently served as Interim Director of the Health Information Management Department.

As Health Information Management Director at Lompoc Valley Medical Center, Mrs. Frink will manage a 15-person department responsible for implementing and maintaining the confidentiality and security of medical record information for the Acute Hospital, Comprehensive Care Center and the Champion Center.

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Pertussis Epidemic Declared

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer has declared a pertussis epidemic and is urging the healthcare community to protect young infants who are most vulnerable to complications and death from pertussis. As of June 24, 2014, 4,558 pertussis cases had been reported to CDPH, more than the number reported in all of 2013. Locally, there have been 21 cases of pertussis since January, 2014 with 7 of these cases reported in June. There are three additional cases currently under investigation.

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New Fall Lecture Series

The Lompoc Hospital Foundation's annual re-occuring Health Lecture Series is starting back up this fall with some very informative and helpful lecutres. On October 15, our very own Dr. Naishadh Buch, Pharm.D. will be presenting a lecure on pharmacistis increasing role in patient's healthcare. And on November 5th Donna Beal
 will be speaking about Alzheimer's and other related diseases.

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Doctor to talk about joint surgery

7:00pm Wednesday, March 19 in the Ocean’s Seven Cafe

What’s new in joint replacement and arthritis will be presented by the Lompoc Hospital Foundation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19 in the Ocean’s Seven Cafe inside the Lompoc Valley Medical Center, 1515 E, Ocean Ave. in Lompoc.

The lecture will be presented by Dr. Robert Fry, an orthopedic specialist with Sansum Clinic. Refreshments will be provided. The lecture is free of charge.

Fry will provide an update on non-operative and operative treatments for osteoarthritis affecting the knee, hip and shoulder.

Frank Signorelli Stepping Down

Over the past four-plus decades, Frank Signorelli has been deeply involved in all of the many changes that have taken place in the Lompoc hospital community. Nearing the end of his 41st year on the board, however, Signorelli, who is the current board president, has decided to move on.  

From the planning and construction of the new hospital building, to the various other projects — such as the Comprehensive Care Center and the recently completed Champion Center — Signorelli has been a member of the five-person board that oversees and manages the district.

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Colorectal Cancer Awareness Seminar

Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 1:30pm in the Ocean's Seven Cafe

Find out what you can do to lower your risk or Colorectal Cancer.

Dr. Rahim Raoufi, board certified gastroenterologist, will be the featured speaker, and will anser questions on colorectal cancer at the presentation. Plan to attend this informative seminar to learn more about this preventable and curable disease when detected early.

Refreshments will be provided, as well as a free occult blood testing kit and a tour of our Colonoscopy Suite.