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Bank of America Makes Grant to Support Critical Needs of VMC Patients

Supporters of VMC Foundation know that Valley Medical Center provides health services to 1 in 4 residents of Santa Clara County and has an open door policy that guarantees everyone access to healthcare, regardless of ability to pay. But often overlooked is the fact that poor health is commonly linked to other conditions, such as […]

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Thanks to FIRST 5, genetic counseling is provided to low-income families

Due to a generous grant from FIRST 5 Santa Clara County, VMC can offer genetic counseling to high-risk families in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Bill Campbell, a genetic counselor at VMC, recently supported the parents of a NICU FIRST 5’s grant support makes care like this possible for babies in VMC’s Neonatal Intensive Care […]

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El Camino Healthcare District awards $1.4 million grant

Continuing a partnership that began in 2008, the El Camino Healthcare District has awarded a $1.4 million grant to the VMC Foundation to fund low-income health services provided to North County residents at the VMC-operated Valley Health Center Sunnyvale. The $1,400,000 grant includes $1,061,000 for integrated primary care services and $339,000 for the dental clinic. The recent expansion of the […]

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FIRST 5 Santa Clara County Commissioners and CEO Jolene Smith on a recent tour of VMC’s neonatal intensive care unit led by Dr. Balaji Govindaswami, chief of newborn medicine.

VMC’s Landmark Achievement in Newborn Breastfeeding Rates

Valley Medical Center now ranks #7 in the state of California for hospital breastfeeding rates according to a report released by the California WIC Association and the UC Davis Human Lactation Center. VMC has achieved a 90% exclusive breastfeeding rate within 24 hours of a baby’s birth at the hospital. “This is a great achievement […]

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Chris Wilder is joined by Alec Chang of the California Bar Foundation and Jennifer Kelleher of the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley for the check presentation.

CA Bar Foundation Expands Medical-Legal Clinic to Gilroy

VMC’s successful innovation to place lawyers on site at pediatric clinics is broadening its impact with an expansion into Gilroy this month, thanks to a $20,000 grant from the California Bar Foundation. The rationale for medical-legal partnerships is simple: Sometimes a child’s health problems require a legal solution. VMC’s pediatricians treat children with chronic asthma […]

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