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Trauma destination legislation

Nick Nudell trauma-list@trauma.org
Mon, 7 Apr 2003 13:30:25 -0700

Thank you Linda and Caesar for the updates!

I will soon be happily working at one of the eight busy trauma centers in
the Bay Area!


----- Original Message -----
From: "Raby Linda" <Linda.Raby@HCAHealthcare.com>
To: <trauma-list@trauma.org>
Sent: Monday, April 07, 2003 9:55 AM
Subject: RE: Trauma destination legislation

> Still incorrect.  San Jose Medical Center is a Level II ACS verified
> center in San Jose. We are not affiliated with Santa Clara Valley Medical
> Center (also in San Jose).  We are the busiest trauma center in Santa
> County, and accept air and ground transports.
> There are 8 trauma centers in the SF Bay Area.
> Linda Raby
> Trauma Program Manager
> San Jose Medical Center
> -----Original Message-----
> From: caesar ursic [mailto:cmursic@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Saturday, April 05, 2003 11:49 AM
> To: trauma-list@trauma.org
> Subject: Re: Trauma destination legislation
> --- Nick Nudell <paramednick@comcast.net> wrote:
> > I am only aware of two trauma centers in the Bay
> > area, that being San Fran
> > General and John Muir in Walnut Creek... is this not
> > correct??
> That is quite incorrect.
> There are seven trauma centers serving this large
> urban/suburban area.  In no particular order:
> 1. John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek (Contra
> Costa County)
> 2. San Jose / Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San
> Jose (Santa Clara County)
> 3. San Francisco General Hospital (the SF peninsula)
> 4. Stanford Medical Center (Palo Alto and vicinity)
> 5. Alameda County Medical Center in Oakland (Northern
> Alameda County)
> 6. Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley (Southern
> Alameda County)
> 7. Children's Hospital of Oakland (pediatric trauma
> center for the entire region).
> All of the above are either level I or II ACS or State
> designated trauma centers.  Highest volumes are seen
> at SFGH and ACMC.  Helicopters do NOT fly to/from SFGH
> or ACMC.
> C.M. Ursic, M.D.
> Dept of Surgery
> UCSF-East Bay
> Oakland, California