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  • 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 collided with a hillside embankment, causing...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Temecula Valley Hospital now offers the da Vinci® Xi Robotic Surgical System

    Updated Nov 17, 2022

    TEMECULA – Surgeons at Temecula Valley Hospital are now able to perform general and cardiothoracic surgical procedures using da Vinci® Xi Robotic Surgical System robotic-assisted technology. For general surgery, this includes procedures such as inguinal hernia surgery, cholecystectomy and colon resection. For cardiothoracic surgery, this includes lung resections and mitral valve repair. The da Vinci Xi Robotic Surgical System is the latest in technology for versatility...

  • Temecula Valley Hospital offers the Da Vinci Xi Robotic Surgical System

    Updated Nov 10, 2022

    TEMECULA – The Da Vinci Xi Robotic Surgical System is the latest in technology for versatility and flexibility and is now available at Temecula Valley Hospital. The system allows surgeons to perform complex minimally invasive surgical procedures with precision and accuracy. The advanced robotic platform is designed to expand the surgeon's capabilities and offer an option to open surgery. It provides multi-quadrant access and is used for a variety of complex procedures. "We...

  • U.S. News & World Report names Temecula Valley Hospital a High Performing Hospital for Heart Attack, Heart Failure and Stroke

    Updated Sep 8, 2022

    TEMECULA – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, named Temecula Valley Hospital as a 2022-2023 High Performing Hospital for Heart Attack, Heart Failure and Stroke. It is the highest award a hospital can earn for U.S. News' Best Hospitals Procedures and Conditions ratings. The annual Procedures and Conditions ratings are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care...

  • Officer attacked by hammer wielding man

    Julie Reeder, Village News Staff|Updated Sep 1, 2022

    A man who attacked an officer this afternoon at about 2 pm near 1005 E. Mission Rd was detained and transported to Temecula Valley Hospital. Two calls came into 911, according to a deputy on the scene. One of the callers described the subject walking westbound on E. Mission Rd. taunting cars to hit him and taking mail from residents' mailboxes along E. Mission. He was also observed to be carrying a hammer. "A sheriff arrived and pulled a little way in front of the man and...

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

    Updated Sep 1, 2022

    TEMECULA – Temecula Valley Hospital received three achievement awards bestowed by the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines and Mission: Lifeline for demonstrating its 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 the U.S. has a stroke or heart attack, and heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 and No. 5 causes of d...

  • UHS SoCal MEC welcomes new residents and fellows at White Coat Ceremony

    Updated Jul 21, 2022

    TEMECULA – Universal Health Services Southern California Medical Education Consortium (UHS SoCal MEC) was excited to welcome its new residents to the region at the traditional White Coat Ceremony, which took place at Temecula Valley Hospital Thursday, June 30. The ceremony was also attended by faculty members and hospital administration across the UHS regional facilities. The White Coat Ceremony is a significant and memorable event as new residents make the transition from medical school to beginning their journey as...

  • CHP investigating head-on collision at Via Encinos and South Mission

    Karen Ossenfort|Updated Jul 13, 2022

    *** UPDATE California Highway Patrol is investigating the traffic collision at Via Encinos and South Mission Road Tuesday, July 12 at around 9:30 p.m. CHP confirmed the accident was a hit and run. Driver of one of the vehicles is “outstanding, and with possible injuries.” CHP confirmed that part of the investigation will involve searches. CHP also confirmed that juvenile occupants were detained at scene while ASTREA searched for the driver. CHP said darkness hindered its search last night. The accident involved a truck...

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