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California Pacific Medical Center

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Some CPMC Patients Urged To Get HIV Tests After Equipment Improperly Sterilized

Some 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.

03/28/2014

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Leading San Francisco Health Care Expert Expects Continued Growth In The Industry

Dr. 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.

03/24/2014

Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, homeless squatters,

Demolition Of Cathedral Hill Hotel Begins As SF Makes Way For New Hospital

California Pacific Medical Center celebrated the kickoff of development for a new hospital in San Francisco where the old Cathedral Hill Hotel once stood.

10/29/2013

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Health Department Fines 3 Bay Area Hospitals For Serious Patient Mistakes

Three 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.

06/06/2013

Proposed CPMC Van Ness & Geary Hospital (San Francisco Planning Department)

SF Scales Back Plan For Hospital On Cathedral Hill; Expands Mission Facility

San 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.

03/05/2013

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Donors Step Up To Help San Francisco’s Iconic Brown Twins

Donations 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.

08/16/2012

Groundbreaking Software Saving Lives By Connecting Kidney Donors, Patients

Kidney 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.

06/08/2012

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California Pacific Medical Center Performs 4-Way Kidney Transplant

Until Thursday, when all eight people were formally introduced at the hospital on Buchanan Street, the individuals involved did not know for sure who donated to whom.

06/07/2012

A volunteer dressed as a clown entertains children undergoing treatment for cancer. (Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images)

About the Bay: Clowning Around May Actually Be Good Medicine

This is no laughing matter – the Medical Clown Project of San Francisco is a nonprofit organization providing laughter – and some say healing – at California Pacific Medical Center’s (CPMC) Davies and St. Luke’s campuses.

03/19/2012

A dancer for the San Francisco Ballet performs a segment of The Nutcracker for a young patient at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, November 29, 2011. (CBS)

San Francisco Ballet Brings ‘The Nutcracker’ To Sick Children

Dancers with the San Francisco Ballet performed parts of “The Nutcracker” for children at a hospital in the city’s Presidio Heights neighborhood Tuesday.

11/30/2011

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