Vendor Fair, August 16

All SCVMC Hospital and Clinics staff invited to this free event at the Bascom Community Center.

Vendor Fair, August 16

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

Join us September 23, 2017

A great party for an even better cause. Sponsor opportunities now available.

Join us September 23, 2017

Hospitals and Social Media- good to reflect on your strategy

It is always a good idea to take a step back and evaluate the effectiveness of your Social Media strategy. This blog post from Mark Horoszowski is a good reminder of that. He links to two great resources: VMC Foundation friend, and hospital Social Media pioneer, Ed Bennett, and to a great presentation by Phil […]

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As H1N1 fears subside, support for Public Health Departments should not

Fifty-seven million Americans were infected with H1N1 since last April, according to a new estimate for The Center for Disease Control released today. That’s roughly the population of all of Italy. While thousands did sadly perish form the disease, the rate of mortality was nowhere close to previous flu pandemics, thanks in large part to […]

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Chef Jamie Oliver on America’s obesity epidemic

This is an eloquent summary of the obesity issues we have been discussing on the blog this week. Please take the time watch this video.

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VMC Foundation and Santa Clara County take action against Childhood Obesity

If you have been following us on Twitter this week, which we know you have, you’ll know that First Lady Michelle Obama launched her obesity awareness, called “Let’s Move.” Let the record show that we think this is a great program with tons of potential. By changing the food served to children in our schools, […]

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Ken Yeager highlights plan for County success

Santa Clara County President Ken Yeager highlights plan for County success amidst fiscal challenges. Focus on prevention and healthier living is central in county efforts. http://bit.ly/9QpCcI

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