California Pacific Medical Center

(CBS)

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

Surgery

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

(AP)

Elderly Woman Hospitalized After SF Gold Necklace Theft

An elderly woman was hospitalized after being pushed to the ground and robbed of a gold necklace and pendant by two other women in San Francisco’s Excelsior District on Wednesday evening, police said.

10/20/2011

Cathedral Hill Hotel, San Francisco, homeless squatters,

Homeless Advocates Occupy Vacant San Francisco Buildings

Homeless advocates have occupied several vacant buildings in San Francisco to call for more housing for the homeless.

10/11/2011

Yosemite's El Capitan

Yosemite Climber Survives Fall, Severed Thumb Reattached

A rock climber at Yosemite National Park whose thumb was severed by the safety rope that saved him from a fall has had the thumb reattached by surgeons.

09/29/2011

(CBS)

Potentially Fatal Bacterial Outbreak At San Francisco Hospital

Two floors of California Pacific Medical Center on California Street in San Francisco were infected two weeks ago with clostridium difficile, more commonly known as “C Diff”.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/07/2011

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

San Francisco Hospital Offers $1.1 Billion In Community Benefits For Expansion Approval

California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco has offered a $1.1 billion community benefits plan for the city in exchange for approval of an expansion plan.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/06/2011

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