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John Muir Health Foundation Company Profile

05:45 EST 11th February 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 [402 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

John Muir Health Debuts Breast Cancer Screening Breakthrough: 3D Mammography

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis (DBT), also known as 3D mammography, is clinically proven to detect 41 percent more invasive cancers compared to 2D mammography. In its con...

John Muir Health Selects Health Catalyst to Drive Care Improvement and Cost Savings

SALT LAKE CITY and WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Sept. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Catalyst, a leader in healthcare data warehousing, analytics and outcomes improvement, and John Muir Health, a natio...

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 ...

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...

Physicians at John Muir Health Medical Center, Concord, First in East Bay to Perform Robot-Assisted Lobectomy

Minimally-invasive, thoracic surgery technique for lung cancer treatment can decrease post-operative pain and recovery time for patients. The thoracic surgery team at J...

Zipnosis Announces Virtual Care Service Line Partnership With John Muir Health

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipnosis, the first virtual care solution to empower health care systems with the technology and methodology to launch their own branded virtual care se...

California Sugar Pine Genome Sequenced

A team of researchers led by University of California Davis scientists have sequenced the genome of California's legendary sugar pine, called "king of conifers" by naturalist John Muir. The sugar pine...

PubMed Articles [4844 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

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...

Muir-Torre Syndrome and Central Nervous System Malignancy: Highlighting an Uncommon Association.

Muir-Torre syndrome (MTS) is a rare but well recognized cancer syndrome. Skin and visceral tumors constitute its primary features and, in inherited forms, occur as a consequence of defective mismatch ...

2015 Founders Award Memorialization - John C. Taschner.

Verbal communication with the Blom low profile and Passy-Muir one-way tracheotomy tube speaking valves.

To investigate physiologic parameters, voice production abilities, and functional verbal communication ratings of the Blom low profile voice inner cannula and Passy-Muir one-way tracheotomy tube speak...

The Effects of Smoking Bans on Self-Assessed Health: Evidence from Germany.

We examine the effects of smoking bans on self-assessed health in Germany taking into account heterogeneities by smoking status, gender and age. We exploit regional variation in the dates of enactment...

Clinical Trials [1570 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 [1850 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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