The surge of coronavirus cases is crowding large metropolitan hospitals, putting pressure on smaller facilities By Melanie Evans, Ian Lovett and Christine Mai-Duc / Photographs by Allison Zaucha for The Wall Street Journal BALDWIN PARK, Calif.—On New Year’s Day at Kaiser Permanente’s medical center in this suburb east of Los Angeles, the overflowing emergency room spilled into the hallway. Doctors [...]
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Lake Arrowhead resident, Don Mitchell, praises MCH staff for their excellent care. Don Mitchell and his wife, Jennifer, love their puppy Birdie, even though she may have been responsible for Don’s visit to Mountains Community Hospital last month. Don is a retired Sergeant with the Ontario Police Department and has been a full-time Lake Arrowhead [...]
MCH Welcomes Garrett Alamdari, Director of Quality and Regulatory Compliance. As a Health Facilities Evaluator Nurse for the California Department of Public Health, Garrett Alamdari traveled from his home in Crestline to healthcare facilities all over the state. He investigated complaints, advised administrators on inspections, applied and enforced state and federal laws and regulations, and [...]
Grateful patient thanks MCH for playing a pivotal role in saving his life. Walking into an unfamiliar hospital can be scary enough, but walking into an emergency department, knowing your husband has just been rushed there with a heart attack, is downright terrifying. That was the situation Lake Arrowhead resident Kerry Nelson found herself in [...]
Regal medical group partners with MCH. Regal Medical Group has partnered with MCH to expand its healthcare services to residents of the Rim of the World communities, from Crestline to Green Valley Lake. Regal’s presence in the area will grant residents increased access to comprehensive, quality care and specialty services close to home aligned [...]
Robert Augat, CRNA helps ease patients through surgery. Healthcare was not Robert Augat’s first choice as a career. As a child, he grew up all over the world as he traveled with his missionary parents. He expected to follow in their footsteps and thought he would become a minister. He spent his early 20’s [...]
Antibody Testing Now Available at MCH! Mountains Community Hospital’s laboratory is excited to announce that they are now offering antibody, or serology testing, to determine if you have been previously infected with COVID-19. The laboratory will use the Roche Diagnostics Elecsys Anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody test due to its accuracy and reliability. This test will determine a correct result for [...]
Keeping our Skilled Nursing Patients Safe is our Number One Priority! With the news of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cynthia Bush, RN, Director of the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) at Mountains Community Hospital, immediately closed their doors to nonessential staff and visitors at the beginning of March. “The only visitors allowed,” she said, “are for [...]
Le Grand Picnic is Canceled but the Fundraising Must Go On...Mountains Community Foundation is pleased to relaunch their quarterly newsletter, From the Heart. Mountains Community Foundation will continue publishing the COVID-19 update every other week, so stay tuned for the next update on July 24th. As the community continues to see an increase of Covid-19 [...]
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians and the Mountain Community Helps Fund New 3D Mammography Machine Patients scheduling appointments for mammograms at Mountains Community Hospital (MCH), can rest assured they are getting the most advanced diagnostic technology. Thanks to a generous grant from the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, and donations from community [...]