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CRMC Won’t Lose Level 1 Trauma Status as Two Neurosurgeons Arrive

A threat to Community Regional Medical Center's level 1 trauma center designation ended one day before it would have been stripped. Fresno County EMS Director Daniel Lynch had given the hospital a 5 p.m. Friday deadline to restore 24-hour on-call neurosurgical services. At least two neurotrauma patients had to be...

With Creek Fire Blazing, Labor Dispute Prevents Full CRMC Trauma Services

Despite a weekend of negotiations, and in the shadow of the Creek fire, Community Regional Medical Center and its physician provider — Central California Faculty Medical Group —still haven't come to a resolution. This means anyone with head trauma requiring neuro-surgery after hours must be sent to another level 1 trauma center as...