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Great article from the Merc highlights tai chi practice at VMC Rehab

Mercury News: Ancient art of tai chi finds new disciples By Marissa Cevallos Every Monday afternoon, a handful of people roll, hobble and shuffle to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center to learn an ancient art that students say reduces pain, steadies their balance and makes them feel happy. For patients with spinal cord injuries-about 475 […]

Weekend health headlines from Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County Executive Jeff Smith is featured in Biz Journal and is working hard on balancing big projects against big budget cuts: Full article here: http://bit.ly/9NWY6S Santa Clara County President Ken Yeager calls for the creation of a “Council on Health” in siliconvalley.com opinion piece. Full article here: http://bit.ly/9nlO01

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 […]

Youth from San Jose Leadership Academy tour VMC

Yesterday, the staff of the VMC Foundation had the opportunity to take 40 high school students from the San Jose Leadership Academy on a tour through VMC. The group, composed of Juniors from seven San Jose Unified high schools, spend nine months expanding their awareness of the San Jose community, networking with their peers, and […]