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You just gotta see this cool technology...

You just gotta see this cool technology…

So yesterday I had a great “field trip” up to Menlo Park to visit Alter G. This cool new company has invented a “gravity reducing” machine! VMC Foundation champion and donor Bill Peacock advises the Alter G team and suggested I check them out for their medical applications. I’m no doctor (REALLY no doctor), but […]

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Let's end the week on a POSITIVE note!

Let’s end the week on a POSITIVE note!

I have two bits of great news for you: First, we were visited by our friend and community champion Dick Levy yesterday. Dr. Levy is the Chairman of Varian Medical Systems, and he and his wife Susan have become two of Silicon Valley’s true heroes in philanthropy. Continuing his support for VMC, the Levys gave […]

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The Valley Foundation's BIG gift!

The Valley Foundation’s BIG gift!

People often call The Valley Medical Center Foundation “The Valley Foundation” for short…and I am right there, every time, to correct them. “No no,” I say, “It’s VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Foundation.” This is obnoxious, but important. Important because there is actually “The Valley Foundation” in Los Gatos, and today they told us they are contributing […]

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One big step closer to saving VMC…

Folks, June 11 was a day to make you proud to live in Santa Clara County…or make you wish you did. All five county supervisors voted to place an initiative on the November ballot that, if passed, would raise the money to re-build Valley Medical Center! The alert reader will remember that VMC has seismically-unsafe […]

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VMC Idol rocks Silicon Valley!

VMC Idol rocks Silicon Valley!

Friday night was the third year of VMC Idol, the SCVHHS’s own singing competition…and another great one indeed! Not only does that staff at your public hospital system save lives and protect our health, they can SING! Congratulations to our winner Ricia Baumgardner for her great version of “Think of Me” from Phantom of the […]

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