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Chris Wilder Flu Shot 2013

Happy 30th Birthday Valley Health Plan!

Long story short: When I first started here at the VMC Foundation, the job afforded no health coverage. Which was ironic, don’t you think? My wife’s company did, and I was already on her plan. I don’t remember what it was, or any of my doctors’ names. That’s because the few times I ever went […]

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How to help Julio and Abigail, victims of San Jose apartment fire

An apartment fire on June 25 severely injured two of Amelia Gomez’s three children, and has left the family with no home or possessions. The injured children, Julio and Abigail, jumped from a second story window to escape the fire. Both sustained serious injuries and have been treated at Valley Medical Center. Julio is expected to […]

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B.B. King In Concert At B.B. King's Blues Club At The Mirage

National Hospital Week and BB King…

Today is the final day of our week-long celebration of National Hospital Week, and I’m feeling a little melancholy. By now I’m sure you heard that blues legend BB King passed away last night. BB was a hero to me and darn near any rock/blues musician. Today at noon, VMC’s “house band” Idol Hands will […]

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Katherine L Madlem

Recognizing Kathy Madlem, VMC Quality Improvement Coordinator

The VMC Foundation congratulates superstar VMC employee Kathy Madlem for her important role in combating sepsis at Valley Medical Center. Kathy is the manager of the VMC Foundation’s Sepsis Quality Improvement Fund and we support her coordination of VMC’s Sepsis Seminars. Kathy’s excellent communication skills, positive can-do attitude, and amazing follow-through make her a true […]

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Inspired by the leadership at SAP

Last fall, when SAP joined us as the Presenting Sponsor at the Heroes Run, we had the opportunity to meet many of the incredible people who work at SAP as they volunteered at our event. One volunteer in particular stood out, and two weeks ago, we had the pleasure to spend the afternoon at the SAP […]

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