New CPMC Hospital Using Goo-Filled Walls To Dampen Shaking From EarthquakesMonday’s 4.0 magnitude earthquake was just a taste of what Bay Area faults can do, and engineers building Sutter Health’s new California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco are using technology employed in Japan that could keep the facility open in the event of the “big one.”
No Complications So Far During Rare 9-Way Kidney Swap At UCSF Medical Center & CPMCA nine-way kidney transplant chain that began Thursday in San Francisco is set to finish on Friday. So far, doctors said there are no reports of complications and all of the patients are doing fine.
Van Ness Ave. Partially Closed In San Francisco This WeekendParts of Van Ness Ave. in San Francisco is shutting down for the weekend to build an underground walkway.
SF Surgeons Complete 12 Surgeries In 6-Way Kidney Transplant ChainThree surgeries carried out Thursday and three on Friday at California Pacific Medical Center represent the largest kidney donation chain in the 44-year history of the hospital's transplant center.
Man Who Donated Son's Organs Now Needs Transplant, Mother Of Recipient Is A Match A man who donated his deceased son’s organs years ago is getting paid back in kind from the mother of the transplant recipient who benefited from the organ donation.
Some CPMC Patients Urged To Get HIV Tests After Equipment Improperly SterilizedSome patients at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco have been warned to get tested for HIV and other infectious diseases after hospital officials learned some equipment was improperly sterilized, a hospital spokesman said Friday.
Leading San Francisco Health Care Expert Expects Continued Growth In The IndustryDr. Moshe Lewis takes a few moments out of his incredibly busy schedule to share valuable advice for students interested in pursuing a career in the health care industry.
Demolition Of Cathedral Hill Hotel Begins As SF Makes Way For New HospitalCalifornia Pacific Medical Center celebrated the kickoff of development for a new hospital in San Francisco where the old Cathedral Hill Hotel once stood.
Health Department Fines 3 Bay Area Hospitals For Serious Patient MistakesThree Bay Area hospitals have been fined a combined $225,000 by the California Department of Public Health for infractions that could have caused serious injury or death to patients.
SF Scales Back Plan For Hospital On Cathedral Hill; Expands Mission FacilitySan Francisco city leaders have struck a deal to build two new hospitals, including a scaled-back plan for the controversial California Pacific Medical Center on Cathedral Hill.
Donors Step Up To Help San Francisco’s Iconic Brown TwinsDonations have poured in to help the iconic Brown twins remain together since the older sister, Vivian, developed Alzheimer’s requiring round the clock care that landed her in the hospital.
Groundbreaking Software Saving Lives By Connecting Kidney Donors, PatientsKidney transplants are taking a quantum leap forward at one Bay Area hospital thanks to a new cloud-based computer program that matches donors with recipients. That new software is precisely how California Pacific Medical Center is suddenly performing simultaneous transplants involving eight to ten patients.