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Hospice By The Bay and SVH Marketing Highlighted At June Meeting

The board heard a report from SVH partner Hospice By The Bay at the June meeting. CEO Kitty Whitaker, RN, MS, provided an overview of the organization and the special… Read More

Growth and Staff Engagement Highlighted At May Meeting

At the May board meeting City Manager Kathy Capriola and Police Chief Bret Sackett reviewed the City’s response to the October fire emergency. Their presentation, “October Fires Update & After… Read More

Patient Services Highlighted At April Board Meeting

Our board chair Joshua Rymer was away last week so I am stepping in to provide the report for the April meeting. We had a full agenda last Thursday, with… Read More

UCSF Affiliation Finalized

We’re excited to report that the affiliation with UCSF Health has been finalized and is moving ahead. Initially, this will involve working with UCSF to identify a new SVH medical… Read More

SVH Close To Affiliation With UCSF Health

SVH has considered affiliating with a larger hospital for some time, but we needed to find the right partner. With the board meeting last Thursday, I am pleased to say… Read More

Board Chair Report: Outpatient Diagnostic Center Plans Discussed At January Meeting

I would like to highlight several topics discussed at the January board meeting which have implications for the future of our hospital and its ability to remain competitive in providing… Read More

December Board Chair Report: New Board Chair; SVH Receives 4 Stars; Financial Management; Annual Report Available

At last week’s board meeting, I was honored to be elected unanimously to chair the board. I accepted and received the gavel from Jane Hirsch who has done an excellent… Read More

Board Chair Report: Emergency Response and Financial Audit Reviewed At November Board Meeting

Along with our entire community, we want to express our gratitude to those, from first responders to local officials and community members, who helped Sonoma Valley residents get through the… Read More

Standing With Our Community

 By Jane Hirsch, District Board Chair and Kelly Mather, Hospital CEO On behalf of the Sonoma Valley Health Care District Board of Directors and Hospital leadership, we want to express our… Read More

Board Chair Report: CEO Performance Reviewed At October Board Meeting

The annual review of Hospital CEO Kelly Mather was the main subject at last week’s board meeting. Each year the board reviews CEO performance and determines whether the CEO met… Read More



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