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Alan Iftiniuk will retire at the start of next year as president and CEO of French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, after nearly 22 years with Dignity Health, the hospital system announced June 2. Iftiniuk’s official retirement date is Jan. 3, said Sara San Juan, director of marketing and communications for Dignity Health Read More →
By Alan Iftiniuk, Dr. Thomas Vendegna and Dr. Robert Turbow Last year, French Hospital Medical Center celebrated 75 years of providing exceptional care to the residents of San Luis Obispo. Since French Hospital first opened its doors in 1946, the facility has evolved to meet the needs of our growing community, and is now nationally Read More →
By Dr. Steve Van Scoy, Dr. Brad Knox and Dr. Nihal Naccasha Health care is an important concern for all citizens, and we must demand both the highest and safest level of quality care. Fortunately, Tenet Health Central Coast — consisting of Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center in San Luis Obispo and Twin Cities Community Read More →
French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo has received a $100,000 gift from SESLOC Federal Credit Union, the hospital announced Oct. 11. The donation will support French Hospital’s ongoing $130 million expansion project, which will add a four-story patient care tower to the existing hospital campus. The hospital now has $114 million committed to Read More →
By Alan Iftiniuk After one of the most challenging years the health care industry has ever faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic, French Hospital Medical Center has reason to celebrate. The facility has reached a significant milestone: serving the community of San Luis Obispo County for 75 years. In 1946, Edison French, MD, set out Read More →
Despite vaccines, a drop in infectious rates and cities shifting from protective health measures to preventative approaches, 2021 resumes the two-year trend of health care as a focal issue in the U.S., as cities direct what they hope to be the COVID’s third and final act. With hospitals and clinics already in their communities’ spotlight, Read More →