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

New CPMC Hospital Using Goo-Filled Walls To Dampen Shaking From Earthquakes

Monday’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.”

08/17/2015

Doctors in the midst of a nine-way kidney transplant in San Francisco on June 4, 2015. (CBS)

No Complications So Far During Rare 9-Way Kidney Swap At UCSF Medical Center & CPMC

A 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.

06/05/2015

California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific Campus in San Francisco. (CBS)

First Set Of Complicated Kidney Swaps Completed At California Pacific Medical Center In San Francisco

Surgeons at San Francisco’s California Pacific Medical Center have completed the first three kidney transplants of a series of kidney swaps started by a woman who wanted to help save a life.

03/05/2015

California Pacific Medical Center - Pacific Campus in San Francisco. (CBS)

12 Patients Preparing For Rare 6-Way Kidney Transplant Operations At San Francisco Hospital

This will be the largest single center kidney paired donation chain conducted on the West Coast.

03/04/2015

(CBS)

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

(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

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

Face Off At Hearing For New San Francisco Hospital Development

Supporters and opponents of California Pacific Medical Center’s expansion plan for San Francisco faced off before the Planning Commission Thursday.

04/06/2012

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)

San Francisco Health Care Costs Largest In State

Testimony stretched for several hours on Thursday as a San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee considered the cost of health care in the City.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/29/2011

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