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12/1/14 Dignity Health Hospice Celebrates Annual Light Up a Life Ceremony
Holiday community remembrance gathering honors the lives of lost loved ones.
11/13/14 Dignity Health Central Coast Offers Lung Cancer Screenings
Program is being introduced during Lung Cancer Awareness Month to detect lung cancer at an early stage, even before symptoms develop
10/30/14 Dignity Health Central Coast Recognized by CALNOC for Performance Excellence
Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, French Hospital Medical Center, and Marian Regional Medical Center each receive honors.
10/27/14 Dignity Health Central Coast Receives 44 Awards From Healthgrades
Healthgrades Study Finds Patients Treated at Hospitals with Five Star Ratings are Less Likely to Experience Major Complications.
10/15/14 French Hospital Medical Center Receives Honors for Cardiac Care
Two separate silver awards recognize French Hospital for high standards of cardiac care and excellent compliance on quality measures.
10/9/14 French Hospital Progresses with Modernization and Expansion Project
Main hospital entrance to be temporarily closed during construction, with traffic diverted to the emergency room entrance.
10/6/14 Patients Find Their Weight Loss Success Story at Dignity Health Central Coast
Phil Cordero and Renee Thomas have lost a combined total of 227 pounds since their surgeries a year ago at the Weight Loss Surgery Institute of the Central Coast.
9/30/14 Arroyo, French Hospitals to Provide Free Mammogram Screening to Qualifying Women
Free clinics held in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month
9/29/14 French Hospital Receives Grant from Annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer
Funds will support low-income, uninsured and underinsured Hispanic-Latina women in San Luis Obispo County with breast cancer education, screenings and support service.
9/17/14 French Hospital Receives $1 Million Donation for Family Birthing Center
Rick Stollmeyer and Lori Ryan are making the contribution to support the expansion and remodel of the hospital’s new Family Birthing Center.
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9/12/14 Surfing for Hope Benefit Dinner and Surf Contest
Event benefits the Hearst Cancer Resource Center at French Hospital Medical Center in Honor of Cancer Survivors.
9/8/14 French Hospital Medical Center Receives Grant from Bank of America
Funds will support cardiovascular education and exercise classes for Spanish-speaking Hispanic/Latino communities of San Luis Obispo County.
8/27/14 French Creates San Luis Obispo County’s Only Electrophysiology Program
Program offers comprehensive cardiac care for irregular heartbeat conditions.
8/11/14 Groundbreaking Ceremony for Copeland Health Education Pavilion at French
The health education pavilion is made possible by a contribution from the Copeland family
7/30/14 Dignity Health Central Coast Announces Neuroscience and Stroke Program
Physicians at Dignity Health are joining forces to evaluate complex neurological conditions using the latest technology, including telehealth robots.
7/4/14 French Hospital Medical Center Announces Three New Community Board Members
Five current board members are leaving after 10 years of service
6/26/14 Over $53,000 raised during French Hospital’s annual Golf and Tennis Tournament
This year’s event broke previous French Cup records for amount raised and number of participants
6/13/14 Students begin Physician Mentoring at Dignity Health Central Coast hospitals
Sixty area high school and college students are exploring a career in medicine through the program
5/14/14 Share the Hope Event Raises $314,000
Proceeds support Hearst Cancer Resource Center Patients and Families
5/9/14 Dignity Health Central Coast to host Community Grant Writer’s Workshop
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5/8/14 French to Provide Free Mammogram Screenings to Central Coast Women
Clinic provides qualifying participants the opportunity for early detection.
5/5/14 Dignity Health Central Coast Announces Superior Safety Scores
All three Dignity Health Central Coast hospitals achieve “A” rating from a leading ratings organization for second consecutive reporting period
4/30/14 Opening of the George Hoag Family Advanced Hybrid Surgical Suite
Tomorrow's technology to the Central Coast today!
4/4/14 French Hospital Medical Center to Host "Share the Hope" Event
Proceeds to Benefit the Hearst Cancer Resource Center
3/18/14 Weight Loss Surgery Institute of the Central Coast Earns National Accreditation
Dignity Health also welcomes internationally recognized M.D., F.A.C.S. Edward Felix to the bariatric team.
2/14/14 Dignity Health of the Central Coast Offers Weight Loss Surgery Seminars
Free seminars will offer community members information to learn more about surgical weight loss options.
1/30/14 French provides $48,021 in grant funding to community non-profit organizations
The grants will help provide critical health and human services to San Luis Obispo County residents.
1/28/14 French Earns Esteemed Accreditation by the American College of Surgeons
Recognition acknowledges commitment to providing comprehensive, high-quality care to cancer patients.
1/22/14 French Receives Prestigious Recognition from the American College of Radiology
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1911 Johnson Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 543-5353