What’s New at Community Memorial Health System

Here’s the Latest News and Stories from the CMHS NewsBites Blog!

Minimally-Invasive Heart Valve Replacement Procedure Now Offered at CMH

The new heart catheterization laboratory at Community Memorial Hospital’s Ocean Tower in Ventura has added another procedure to the growing list of minimally invasive heart procedures CMH now offers: The Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR). TAVR is a minimally-invasive procedure that repairs a narrowed heart valve without removing the old, damaged valve. READ MORE about TAVR.


Protecting Your Skin: The Bare Facts About Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is a hot topic in sunny Southern California! With summer right around the corner, it’s important that everyone is aware of the risks posed by sun exposure, as well as the best ways to protect your skin from damage. CLICK HERE to learn the facts about skin cancer and important prevention strategies from CMHS Dermatologist Michael Trauner, M.D.


Letting Your Healthcare Wishes Be Known With An Advance Directive

Advance Directives are documents that tell others how you want medical decisions to be made on your behalf if you are unable to speak for yourself. While advance directive may not be a fun or comfortable topic of conversation, it’s an important conversation to have, especially as we age. LEARN MORE about advance directives, including who should have one and how CMHS can help!


Celebrate with the Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation

┬áThree physicians in Ventura’s Woodburn Family, along with Community Memorial Health System Board of Trustees member Jeffrey D. Paul, will be honored at the Community Memorial Healthcare Foundation’s 47th Benefactors’ Ball on Saturday, April 13th, at the Ventura Beach Marriott. CLICK HERE for ticket, sponsorship, and event details!