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Protect yourself and others from COVID-19 If COVID-19 is spreading in your community, stay safe by taking some simple precautions, such as physical distancing, wearing a mask, keeping rooms well ventilated, avoiding crowds, cleaning your hands, and coughing into a bent elbow or tissue. Check local advice where you live and work. Do it all! What…

maternity

BANNING, Calif. — San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital, which has among the lowest cesarean section (C-section) rates in California, was recognized January 15th, 2020 by the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) for reducing cesarean births for first-time moms with low-risk pregnancies. Fourteen hospitals at the not-for-profit health care network were named to the state’s 2019 Maternity…

opioid help

Banning, CA.  (July 30, 2019) –San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital (SGMH) is among 31 health facilities selected from across the state to participate in the California Bridge Program.  Many people are not only aware of the opioid crisis, but also personally know someone affected by it. While solutions to this crisis can at first seem daunting, difficult, or…

amenities

Welcoming a new baby into the world is a wonderful experience for a family, and family-centered maternity care is encouraged at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital. Deliveries, during which the father or another support person may participate, are conducted in private, home-like birthing rooms. Afterward, mother/baby nursing care and rooming-in allow the baby to be cared…

accuvein

Medical Technology That Is Increasing Patient Safety Banning, California: San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital Foundation purchased four AccuVein Illuminating Systems for the hospital to support our goal to maintain high standards in healthcare technology and to improve the patient experience. Vein visualization is an innovative technology that assists healthcare professionals with finding the best veins for…

mri exam promo

Sometimes it can be difficult to get insurance companies to approve specialty exams like MRI and paying for them privately normally costs thousands of dollars. SGMH understands this and is excited to provide this low-cost program beginning August 1st. Bring in your physician order for the MRI exam and our friendly and professional staff will…

vision loss

As the U.S. population ages, vision loss caused by age-related macular degeneration is likely to increase, an ophthalmologist says. Adults over 50 should get an annual test for the condition, said Dr. Ingrid Scott, a professor of ophthalmology at Penn State College of Medicine. Blurry or distorted vision could be symptoms of age-related macular degeneration,…

IGFS awards SGMH Image

TAMPA – The International Geriatric Fracture Society (IGFS) is pleased to announce San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital in Banning, California, has secured the highest level of certification for Geriatric Fracture Care Programs as recognized by the IGFS CORE Certification Program.   Their institution is the first program in California to secure certification under the CORE Certification Program…