Heroes Run in Pictures

1,100 participants raised $50,000 for children’s services at VMC. 

Heroes Run in Pictures

A Women and Children’s Center at VMC

San Jose needs a medical center for women and children. Let’s make it happen.

A Women and Children's Center at VMC

Coming Soon: The John A. and Susan Sobrato Pavilion

John A. and Susan Sobrato make a historic commitment to the VMC Foundation with a $5 million challenge grant.

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Coming Soon: The John A. and Susan Sobrato Pavilion

Take a tour of VMC

The VMC Foundation offers unique, behind-the-scenes tours of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. If you are interested, please send us an email or call 408-885-5299.

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VMC Partners with Stanford University Medical Center in Traumatic Brain Injury Study

SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.-Approximately 1.5 million people suffer from Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) each year, and TBIs are the leading cause of disability for individuals under age 44. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is joining Stanford University Medical Center in the Progesterone for the Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury (ProTECT) collaborative study to research if […]

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VMC Foundation submits Beacon Community grant application for $20M

The VMC Foundation just submitted a $20 million federal grant application to establish a Patient Care Collaboration Platform through the Beacon Communities program. This exciting health information exchange will create seamless transitions of care for the “shared” patients seen at both the Santa Clara Valley Health & Hospital System and the Community Health Partnership clinics […]

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A hospital is no place for sick people.

A hospital is no place for sick people.

As I’m sure you know – or can easily understand – hospitals work really hard to prevent infections in patients…but the truth is, infections of all kinds happen, and in hospitals it’s a major concern. That’s why Valley Medical Center is very proud of its record in preventing them, as described in today’s release by […]

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The State of the County...not bad, considering!

The State of the County…not bad, considering!

Today the baton was passed from Liz Kniss to Ken Yeager, who is now the President of the Board of Supervisors of Santa Clara County – that’s the “county of Silicon Valley”, for youse out-of-towners. In a ceremony before hundreds led by VMC Foundation Board Member Susie Wilson, Ken outlined his plans for 2010. I […]

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"The doctor will see you now. Like, RIGHT now."

"The doctor will see you now. Like, RIGHT now."

We’re having crazy-bad weather in Silicon Valley, which always makes me grateful for Valley Medical Center’s Emergency Department – at the ready 24/7/365. But it’s gotten harder to meet the need, what with fewer hospitals around, and a skyrocketing number of unemployed coming to the “ED” (we don’t call it an “ER” like the TV […]

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