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  • Temecula Valley Hospital performs first successful MitraClip® procedure

    Updated Jul 10, 2024

    TEMECULA – Southwest Healthcare Temecula Valley Hospital announces the successful completion of its first MitraClip® procedure, marking a significant milestone in its commitment to providing high quality cardiac care to the community. The MitraClip procedure, a minimally invasive treatment for mitral valve regurgitation, offers new hope to patients who are not suitable candidates for open-heart surgery. Mitral valve regurgitation, a condition where the heart's mitral v...

  • James Irving Youngdale

    Updated Jul 10, 2024

    On Saturday, June 15, 2024, James Irving Youngdale passed away in Temecula Valley Hospital at the age of 82. Born in Little Falls, Minnesota to Louis and Rose Youngdale, the family moved to Vista, California in 1952. James graduated from Vista High school in 1960. Rather than attend college, James entered the workforce as a tech in the field of electronics and quickly worked his way up to management. James worked in the field of electronics his entire life. He married Sandra...

  • Frances Ann Duesenberg Hubert

    Updated Jun 6, 2024

    Frances Ann Duesenberg Hubert, 90 years old, of Fallbrook, California died at Temecula Valley Hospital on May 3, 2024. She was born in Indiana on March 6, 1934, to John W. Duesenberg and Louise Springer Duesenberg. Frances was a Marine veteran, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in art from UCSD. She worked as a realtor for over 30 years. Frances was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, John Hubert; her father, her mother, her brother Robert Lee Duesenberg, and nephew Mike Duesenberg. She is survived by n...

  • Temecula now accepting vendor applications for Health & Community Resource Fair

    Kim Harris, Special to Valley News|Updated May 23, 2024

    The city of Temecula announced it is accepting vendor applications for its 12th annual 2024 Health & Community Resource Fair scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 28. Guidelines for vendors are also available. “We are seeking vendors in the fields of health and wellness that can provide free health screenings, community resources, emergency preparedness, public safety awareness, and more,” the city said in a news release announcing its search. The event, once again sponsored by Temecula Valley Hospital, is designed to provide the com...

  • TVH honored with national service excellence award for commitment to exceptional patient care

    Updated May 18, 2024

    TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Hospital, a cornerstone of healthcare in the community, is thrilled to announce having earned the esteemed Universal Health Services, Inc. 2023 Service Excellence Award. This national recognition, presented annually by UHS President and CEO Marc D. Miller, celebrates TVH's dedication to delivering unparalleled patient care and service quality. At the heart of this accolade lies the powerful testimony of Steffani Natter, whose remarkable journey of s...

  • Hospital CEO Wetton promoted to group vice president of California

    Updated Apr 24, 2024

    TEMECULA – Southwest Healthcare Temecula Valley Hospital announces the promotion of Darlene Wetton, CEO of Temecula Valley Hospital, to group vice president of California. In this new capacity, Wetton will oversee a portfolio of health care facilities within the Southwest Healthcare network across Southern California. "Elevating Darlene to group vice president is a testament to her remarkable leadership and unwavering dedication," Eddie Sim, president of acute care division fo...

  • New ambulance now in service

    Lucette Moramarco, Associate Editor|Updated Apr 17, 2024

    North County Fire Protection District dedicated its new advanced life-support ambulance at Fire Station 1 on April 10. Besides members of the NCFPD board, attendees included staff and board members of the Fallbrook Regional Health District which paid for almost half of the cost of the ambulance. Fire Chief Keith McReynolds said, "It has been a long time since we put one (ambulance) in service, in decades." He joined the district in 1990, when there were five engines and three...

  • I-15 CLOSURE: Chain reaction crash on I-15 leaves one dead

    Village Editorial Staff|Updated Mar 1, 2024

    CHP PRESS RELEASE : On Friday, March 1, 2024, at approximately 4:45 a.m., Party # 1 was driving Vehicle # 1 northbound on I-15 just north of Rainbow Valley Boulevard in the # 4 lane at an undetermined speed. For reasons which are under investigation, Party # 1 allowed Vehicle # 1 to travel towards the right shoulder of northbound I-15. Vehicle # 1 crossed over the right shoulder and collided with a freeway perimeter chain link fence. Vehicle # 1 traveled through the fence and...

  • TVH achieves milestone with 100th transcatheter aortic valve replacement

    Updated Feb 22, 2024

    TEMECULA – Southwest Healthcare Temecula Valley Hospital (TVH) announced the successful completion of its 100th Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure, marking a significant milestone in the hospital's commitment to providing advanced cardiovascular care to the community. TAVR is a minimally invasive procedure that treats aortic valve stenosis, a condition where the heart's aortic valve becomes narrowed, restricting blood flow. The procedure is an a...

  • Workers of the Week have goals

    Updated Feb 9, 2024

  • Writer ponders public transit services, city mouse vs country mouse dilemma

    Tim O'Leary, Special to the Village News|Updated Jan 22, 2024

    Because I have more time on my hands than money, I read a lot, attend many meetings and interact with passels of people. Sometimes I listen to them. As a result, of late I've found myself pondering public transit services and wondering whether I am a country mouse or a city mouse. I decided to do a deep dive on both. Please tag along, kind readers, if your wandering eyes have led you astray to these woebegone words. Everyone recalls the Aesop's Fable of the sophisticated city...

  • Temecula Valley Hospital receives the 2024 Women's Choice Award as one of America's best hospitals for patient safety

    Updated Dec 28, 2023

    TEMECULA – Southwest Healthcare Temecula Valley Hospital was named one of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Safety by the Women's Choice Award, America's trusted referral source for the best in health care. The award signifies that TVH is in the top 4% of 4,728 U.S. hospitals for patient safety in safe surgery practices and lower rates for complications and infections. "Not all hospitals can say they are the safest in the country, and by identifying those who are, the W...

  • TVH launches intuitive surgical ion robotic-assisted program for advanced lung care

    Updated Nov 24, 2023

    TEMECULA – Southwest Healthcare Temecula Valley Hospital (TVH) is the first hospital in Southwest Riverside County to offer life-enhancing lung care technology with the minimally invasive Ion robotic-assisted bronchoscopy platform by Intuitive. "Temecula Valley Hospital is excited to be the first hospital in the Southwest region of Riverside County to offer the Ion, a robotic-assisted bronchoscopy platform for minimally invasive lung biopsy," said Darlene Wetton, TVH CEO. "...

  • Temecula Valley Hospital earns 11th 'A' Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group

    Updated Nov 15, 2023

    TEMECULA – Southwest Healthcare Temecula Valley Hospital earned an "A" Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog that sets standards for excellence in patient care. Leapfrog assigns an "A," "B," "C," "D" or "F" grade to general hospitals across the country based on over 30 national performance measures reflecting errors, accidents, injuries and infections, as well as the systems hospitals have in place to prevent harm. "We are honored to b...

  • Sally Olson

    Updated Aug 31, 2023

    Sally Olson, age 83, passed away peacefully on Aug. 20, 2023, at Temecula Valley Hospital, near her residence in Fallbrook, California. She was born Oct. 11, 1939, in Galesburg, Illinois to Charles and Pauline McIntosh. As a single mother, Sally raised five children. She was an apartment manager for 30 years and truly enjoyed her work. Sally was the sweetest and most caring Mom and Nana. She enjoyed traveling, reading, doing crossword puzzles, helping others, spending time...

  • Temecula Valley Hospital named among Best Hospitals in 2023-2024

    Updated Aug 18, 2023

    TEMECULA — Temecula Valley Hospital (TVH), a part of Southwest Healthcare, has been named by U.S. News & World Report to its 2023-2024 Best Hospitals as a High Performing hospital for five procedures and/or conditions: heart attack, heart failure, stroke, pneumonia and COPD. This is the highest distinction a hospital can earn for U.S. News’ Best Hospitals Procedures & Conditions ratings. The annual Procedures & Conditions ratings are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to...

  • Richard C. Hulit

    Updated Jul 27, 2023

    Richard C. Hulit, 84, of Fallbrook, California, passed away on July 18, 2023 at Temecula Valley Hospital after a brief illness. Richard was born on May 18, 1939, in New Egypt, New Jersey, the second son of Ira Albert and Marion Eliza (Jones) Hulit. Richard spent his youth in New Egypt attending school and playing football, basketball, and baseball for the Allentown High School team; he was inducted into their Athletic Hall of Fame in 2013 honoring his four-year varsity footbal...

  • Temecula Valley Hospital is nationally recognized for its commitment to providing high-quality cardiovascular care

    Updated Jul 19, 2023

    TEMECULA - Temecula Valley Hospital (TVH), part of Southwest Healthcare, has received three achievement awards bestowed by the American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines and Mission: Lifeline achievement awards for demonstrating commitment to following up-to-date, research-based guidelines for the treatment of heart disease and stroke, ultimately leading to more lives saved, shorter recovery times and fewer readmissions to the hospital. Every 40 seconds, someone in...

  • Fallbrook homeless veteran no longer on the street

    Updated Jun 23, 2023

    Village News Staff After the involvement of Sheriff, Fire, McDonald's and Adult Protection Services, Temecula Hospital, other community members, and the persistence of Tony Campbell, Glenn Holland is currently being taken care of in a rehabilitation center in Temecula. He was taken by ambulance to Temecula Valley Hospital last week and, apparently, enjoyed his time at the hospital very much. During a visit by Village News and Tony Campbell of AC Investigations this weekend, Ho...

  • Shooting and stabbing reported in Fallbrook

    Julie Reeder -AC Investigations|Updated Jun 11, 2023

    Early Saturday morning at 2:30 am, June 10, there was a call reported for an argument followed by six gunshots, according to Lt. Carpenter from the San Diego Sheriff’s Department Media Communications Center. The incident was reported in the 200 block of W. Clemmens Lane. “Fallbrook Sheriff deputies showed up on the scene but were unable to locate a victim,” said SDSO Lt. Carpenter. Later the San Diego Sheriff’s Communications Center was notified that there was a shooting victim with non-life-threatening injuries that was tre...

  • Temecula Valley Hospital receives spring 2023 'A' hospital safety grade from The Leapfrog Group

    Updated May 10, 2023

    TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Hospital received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit upholding the standard of patient safety in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. This national distinction celebrates Temecula Valley Hospital’s achievements in prioritizing patient safety by protecting patients from preventable harm and errors. The new grades reflect performance primarily during the height of the pandemic. “We are honored to be recognized with an ‘A’ Grade by The Leapfrog Grou...

  • Temecula Valley Hospital awarded $1 million grant from city of Temecula toward mental health

    Updated Apr 20, 2023

    TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Hospital was recently awarded a grant by the city of Temecula totaling $1 million toward mental health. The funding agreement, signed and executed by City Manager Aaron Adams, was based on the city council’s direction in late 2022 to grant the hospital $1 million from the community reinvestment grant program. The city council established the program to provide grants to organizations providing behavioral health and social services to persons living or working in Temecula. “This funding will assis...

  • Temecula Valley Hospital achieves national certification as a gluten-free food service facility

    Updated Feb 22, 2023

    TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Hospital has achieved its certification as a Gluten-Free Food Service program, making it the first hospital in California to achieve this status. The TVH nutrition team met the rigorous standards and expectations for safety required to achieve this honor. The team is proud to serve delicious meals for any diet preference on a daily basis and this designation demonstrates their commitment to provide quality food for patients and the community The G...

  • Southwest Healthcare to host Women's Health Expo

    Updated Feb 15, 2023

    RIVERSIDE COUNTY – Southwest Healthcare which includes Temecula Valley Hospital, Rancho Springs Hospital and Inland Valley Hospital, is hosting the Women’s Health Expo on Thursday, March 9, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Pechanga Resort and Casino Summit Ballroom. The event will feature education of the heart, stroke, nutrition, and gynecological health for women. The event is just $10 per person to attend and features a fabulous Pechanga lunch provided for all attendees. Registration is required and can be completed at...

  • Writer revisits a health adventure

    Updated Feb 1, 2023

    Tim O'Leary Special to the Village News Thank you, sweet reader, for walking with me now amid a sun-splashed woods filled with words and wonder. This outing pertains to a recent health adventure that took me down a path rarely hiked by an aging, brain-addled male like me. Breast cancer in a man? The statistics say the odds are only 1 in 100. But there it was, an obvious lump that was sensitive to the touch. Hmmmm... But before I stray too far afield, my journalism training dic...

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