• Dr. Tamra Travers Brings Centering Pregnancy to VCMC

    Dr. Travers is working with award-winning Family Medicine Residency during her fellowship at VCMC’s Academic Family Medical Center and HCFVC to implement the Centering Pregnancy (CP) model of prenatal care. The central goal of CP at VCMC is to improve the health of all families in our county, with special emphasis on providing access to

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  • Medical Examiner receives donation to increase body storage capacity

    The Office of the Ventura County Medical Examiner has received a $24,500 donation from the Kaiser Permanente Foundation to increase the office’s body storage capacity in the event of a mass fatality incident or disaster. “The Medical Examiner facility in Ventura is able to accommodate the daily work flow but is pushed to capacity at

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  • Health Care Foundation of Ventura County adds power with new board picks

    Article published in Santa Paula Times The Health Care Foundation for Ventura County (HCFVC) has announced the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors. Former Ventura County Supervisor Kathy Long’s policymaking career spans nearly 40 years. Long is widely recognized for her community engagement, most notably as Chair of the Ventura County

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  • Stellar team at VCHCA treats children with cleft lip and palate

    Treatment and Surgical Repair for Children Cleft Lip and Palate at the VC HCA  The Centers for Disease Control describes Cleft lip and cleft palate as” birth defects that occur when a baby’s lip or mouth do not form properly during pregnancy. Together, these birth defects commonly are called “orofacial clefts”. These birth defects happen

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