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Reinventing Sonoma Valley Hospital

There’s been growing speculation about the special Sonoma Valley Health Care District board meeting scheduled for July 25 which the public is invited to attend, as always. I’d like to… Read More

Reinventing The Community Hospital

I’m often asked, can small hospitals survive?It’s a good question, and timely.As we noted in our updated strategic plan, the challenge facing small hospitals is to continue providing essential services… Read More

SVH Strategic Plan Available For Community Comment

Each year we update our rolling three-year rolling strategic plan and this year we are asking for community feedback.The board will hold a special meeting on April 26, at 5:00… Read More

UCSF Affiliation: A New Beginning

There is great excitement and positivity about our affiliation with UCSF Health. This new relationship will definitely take SVH to the next level and, because of this, we are much more… Read More

With Gratitude To The Hospital Foundation

As we approach year-end, I want to express my gratitude and appreciation to those who do so much to support our hospital. I’d like to recognize those I work with… Read More

Recovering From The Fires

As the Hospital, along with the rest of Sonoma Valley, steps back from the state of emergency, we have been assessing our response. We realize that the Hospital plays a… Read More

The Budgeting Process At SVH

We recently completed the hospital budgeting process for the new fiscal year. Since there have been questions about the budget, I’d like to share some insights into how we arrived… Read More

Guest Blog: “Continuing The Conversation” Jane Hirsch, Sonoma Valley Health Care District Board Chair.

I know I speak for the board and hospital administration when I say we’re extremely grateful to our community for passing the parcel tax, to the volunteer committee which ran… Read More

The Unfolding Vision For SVH

We just completed the latest update to SVH’s three-year rolling strategic plan and what strikes me is how far we’ve come since we began this annual exercise six years ago.While… Read More

We’re Here When You Need Us

The thinking behind the Affordable Care Act and the expansion of Medicaid was mainly about expanding health care access without breaking the bank. This discussion continues and is still not… Read More



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