December 31, 1996
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center has been named one of the nation's 100 top hospitals for service to patients in an annual study by industry consultant William M. Mercer Inc.'s Health Care Provider Consulting Practice and HCIA Inc., a health-care information services company. The hospital was one of nine in California and the only one in Orange County to make the 1996 list. Last year, Mercer and HCIA included only four California hospitals in the ranking.
October 4, 1989 |
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center last week received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to begin testing a laser manufactured by Tustin-based Trimedyne Inc. for opening clogged blood vessels in the heart. Fountain Valley is the 11th medical center approved for the coronary laser trials. The hospital long has used the Trimedyne laser in legs and has had a high success rate, a hospital spokeswoman said. Dr.
August 17, 1994
OrNda Healthcorp, a provider of health-care management services based in New York, sold $125 million worth of 10-year senior subordinated notes. The notes, non-redeemable for five years, were priced at $995.67 per $1,000 of bonds, providing a yield of 11.45%, according to MCM CorporateWatch. The notes are rated "B2" by Moody's Investors Service Inc. and "B-" by Standard & Poor's Corp. Merrill Lynch & Co., Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette Securities Corp., Salomon Brothers Inc.
July 27, 1993 |
Adding Beds: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center is changing its image. By year's end, the 293-bed hospital at the corner of Euclid Street and Warner Avenue will add an additional 120 beds, making it the fourth largest hospital in Orange County and Fountain Valley's largest employer. The addition is in keeping with a growing practice by hospital administrators: Increase capacity not simply by adding beds, but by developing new programs to attract more patients.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 18, 1996 |
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center has been named one of the top 100 hospitals in the country by Modern Healthcare magazine. The 413-bed medical center is the only health-care facility in Orange County to earn the distinction. The facility was selected for its low mortality rate, quality of care, fiscal performance and management, said Al Arizmendez, a hospital spokesman. Modern Healthcare did not rank the 100 facilities in order.