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El Camino Hospital appoints three new board members

Original post made on Jun 12, 2012

El Camino Hospital's board just got bigger. In a move intended to help the hospital board make better decisions, the health care organization finalized the appointment of three new directors on June 7.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 1:29 PM

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Posted by SP Phil
a resident of Shoreline West
on Jun 12, 2012 at 2:45 pm

I hope the new (and old) Board members will give attention to the Emergency Room at El Camino Hospital. Most/all the doctors and nurses there are contract workers (not regular, full-time ECH staff) and the coordination of care for a patient in the ER can be dismal, even dangerous: Patients left in exam rooms for hours, even overnight, yet not given meals; infection-causing errors with IVs, no consistent hand-washing, call buttons hung out of reach of patients, and more.

The compliments I read about ECH are always for the "regular" hospital. I fear having to go to the ER unless I arrive in an ambulance in extremis and therefore pass immediately into the hands of regular ECH medical professionals.

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Posted by Dorothea Grimes-Farrow
a resident of another community
on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:07 pm

El Camino Hospital: Tomi Ryba,President and Chief Executive Officer is the Guest Speaker for the League of Women Voters - Mountain View/Los Altos, annual meeting. She plans to address highly pertinent issues regarding Healthcare and El Camino Hospital. Saturday, June 16, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, at Michaels at Shoreline, Mountain View. This program is open to the public. Reservations are required. For more information on how to register, go to, or call 650-941-4846. The price is $25 per person, and includes lunch (choose from Pasta Primavera, Chicken Spinach Salad, or Shrimp Louie).

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Posted by Cade Brighton
a resident of Willowgate
on Dec 19, 2012 at 1:46 pm

I am excited to see Dr. Jeffrey Davis on the board of directors he is a great guy and I think he will do a great job as a board member. I worked with him in the past working toward a healthcare CRM like Web Link

With Dr. Davis past experience and his a master's degree in public health I am glad he is on the board.

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