Entries by Elizabeth Nielsen

Support the VMC Foundation on Giving Tuesday

November 29th is Giving Tuesday, a national day of selfless generosity around the annual shopping and spending season – and we’re asking for your support. For today only – all donations we receive, up to $5,000, will be matched dollar-for-dollar by a very generous donor. Click here to donate.   The kindhearted donor who offered this […]

VMC and Ekso: Helping patients walk again!

VMC is one of just 60 rehabilitation programs nationwide utilizing Ekso, a revolutionary exoskeleton robot, to help patients with brain and spinal cord injuries. With its motorized legs and backpack computer, Ekso gives hope to patients who fear they will never walk again. This technology recently made a difference for Stacie Byars, a 52 year-old Seattle-based […]

VHC Sunnyvale expands services thanks to grant funding from El Camino Healthcare District

Valley Health Center Sunnyvale is one of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center’s ambulatory clinics providing care to underserved children and adults living in North County. Services include integrated primary care, dental services, comprehensive perinatal services, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, and a pediatric healthy lifestyle center to help children combat obesity and related conditions. Lab and […]

VMC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Honored with the Wirtschafter Quality Improvement Award

The California Association of Neonatologists recognized the excellent “Quality Improvement” work of the VMC NICU staff in boosting outcomes for preterm babies through enhanced breastfeeding practices, advanced breast milk nutrient analysis, home healthcare visits to help families transition from the hospital setting, and delayed umbilical cord clamping during delivery, resulting in lower rates of intraventricular […]

Announcing NEW Donor Gift Clubs!

The VMC Foundation is excited to announce the launch of our annual donor gift clubs: the Friends of VMC and the Leadership Circle. Annual gift clubs are a way for us to express our gratitude to our many generous and loyal donors with additional recognition and engagement opportunities. Donors who give at least $100 in a calendar […]