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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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