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John Muir Health Foundation Company Profile

07:47 EDT 1st May 2016 | BioPortfolio

John Muir Health Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1979 to secure philanthropic support for the not-for-profit John Muir Health organization, which serves communities in Contra Costa County, and parts of Solano County. As a leader in high quality patient care, locally governed John Muir Health continues to help make possible a number of “firsts” in the region, including the first oncology center in Northern California to offer breakthrough technology in the diagnosis of lung and esophageal cancer, the first Novalis stereotactic radio surgery system in Northern California, the first Level III neonatal intensive care nursery in Contra Costa County, and the first and only designated Trauma Center for Contra Costa County.


News Articles [1597 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

John Muir Health Highlighted in Healthcare Equality Index 2016

John Muir Medical Centers, Concord and Walnut Creek and John Muir Behavioral Health Center Named as “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by National Survey John Mui...

Health living advice for elderly patients

Pharmacists, particularly community pharmacists, have much contact with the public, especially older people. I have read the book ‘Sod Seventy!’ by the senior medical figure Sir Muir Gray. SAGA ma...

U.S. HealthWorks Acquires Muir/Diablo Occupational Medicine in the East Bay

Three Centers Expand U.S. HealthWorks Presence in San Francisco Bay Area U.S. HealthWorks, one of the largest operators of occupational health and urgent care ce...

Alternative Gynecologic Treatment Offers Hope for Women With Recurring Cancers

The Gynecologic Oncology Program at John Muir Health is offering state-of-the-art technology and treatment options for women with some recurring gynecologic cancers and gastrointe...

John Muir Health and San Ramon Regional Medical Center Open New Pleasanton Outpatient Center

John Muir Health and San Ramon Regional Medical Center's new Pleasanton Outpatient Center opened this week at 5860 Owens Drive. The center is located off Interstate 580, and is a ...

Single largest gift from John P. McGovern Foundation renames UTHealth Medical School

(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) The John P. McGovern Foundation has made a transformational $75 million gift to bolster medical training, provide full scholarships and support s...

IASLC Foundation Receives $25,000 Donation to Spur Lung Cancer Research

The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) Foundation recently accepted a gift of $25,600 to help find new and better lung cancer treatments in honor of the memory of a Denver-...

Pincus Family Foundation partners with Temple to establish Urban Health Fellowship

(Temple University Health System) The Pincus Family Foundation is partnering with the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University to establish the Pincus Family Foundation Urban Health Fellowsh...

PubMed Articles [5152 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Hartford Gerontological Nursing Leaders: From Funding Initiative to National Organization.

In 2000, the John A. Hartford Foundation established the Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Program initiative, acknowledging nursing's key role in the care of the growing population of olde...

Muir-Torre Syndrome and founder Mismatch Repair genes mutations: A long gone historical genetic challenge.

A "cancer predisposing syndrome" later labeled as Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC) or Lynch syndrome, was firstly described by Warthin, about one century ago. An increased predisposi...

Impaired skeletal health and neuromuscular function among amphetamine users in clinical treatment.

This study examined musculoskeletal health in amphetamine users, compared with healthy age-matched controls. We show that amphetamine users have reduced bone mass at several skeletal sites and attenua...

Laying a Community-Based Foundation for Data-Driven Semantic Standards in Environmental Health Sciences.

Despite increasing availability of environmental health science (EHS) data, development and implementation of relevant semantic standards, such as ontologies or hierarchical vocabularies, has lagged. ...

2015 Founders Award Memorialization - John C. Taschner.

Clinical Trials [1671 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

A Placebo-Controlled Trial of St. John's Wort for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

This study is being done to see if St. John's wort helps people with irritable bowel syndrome, otherwise known as "IBS". St. John's wort is a herbal supplement derived from the St. John's ...

St. John's Wort Versus Placebo in Social Phobia

The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of St. John’s Wort as compared to placebo (an inactive substance) in the treatment of outpatients with social phobia.

Effects of St. John's Wort on the Effectiveness of Oral Contraceptives

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of a common herbal remedy, St. John's Wort, on the effectiveness of birth control pills. St. John's Wort has recently been shown to inc...

St. John's Wort in Relieving Fatigue in Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy or Hormone Therapy for Cancer

RATIONALE: Giving St. John's wort may be effective in relieving fatigue in patients with cancer who are undergoing chemotherapy or hormone therapy. PURPOSE: Randomized phase III trial to ...

St. John's Wort for the Treatment of Generalized Social Anxiety Disorder (GSAD)

This study will determine whether the herbal product St. John's wort is safe and effective in treating generalized social anxiety disorder (GSAD). Study hypothesis: Hypericum perforatum (...

Companies [1851 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

John Muir Medical Center

John Muir Health was formed in 1997 when John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek merged with John Muir Medical Center, Concord Campus in Concord. Creation of John Muir Health ensures that comprehensi...

John Muir Health Foundation

John Muir Health Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1979 to secure philanthropic support for the not-for-profit John Muir Health organization, which s...

John Muir Health

John Muir Health is a not-for-profit organization that includes two of the largest medical centers in Contra Costa County: John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek Campus, a 330-be...

Tenet Healthcare Corporation and John Muir Health

UCSF and John Muir Health

John Muir Health is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit health care organization east of San Francisco serving patients in Contra Costa, eastern Alameda and southern Solano Co...

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