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Marshall pursues baby friendly designation

Tania Valdez of Camino holds her newborn Melani Pelayo close at Marshall Hospital. Melani, born Jan. 18, spent the majority of her first hours of life "rooming in” where babies stay in the hospital room with mom to encourage skin-to-skin contact, another baby-friendly practice. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Looking to add to its credentials, Marshall Medical Center hopes to earn the Baby Friendly Hospital title next month. Part of a global Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s fund, the designation recognizes hospitals and birthing centers that offer an optimal level of care for infant feeding. In particular, the […]

Comments Off / January 26, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Marshall Medical pumps up CSD pool

Swimmers enjoy an inflatable obstacle course at the EDHCSD pool  during a demonstration earlier this year. Marshall Medical Center has donated  $10,000 to the CSD to purchase one, coming spring 2015. Courtesy photo

Officials from Marshall Medical Center presented a $10,000 check to the El Dorado Hills Community Services District for the purchase of an inflatable obstacle course for the CSD community pool at last Thursday’s Board of Directors monthly meeting. “We’re always looking for innovative and fun ways to enhance our pool,” said CSD recreation supervisor Teri […]

Comments Off / November 17, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Marshall prepares for Ebola

PLACERVILLE — No one wants to imagine the Ebola virus making its way to El Dorado County and, granted, the chances are slim that it will. Still, Marshall Medical Center is taking the threat very seriously and staff has been working diligently on preparedness and special protocols to protect the community, patients and staff in the event […]

Comments Off / November 03, 2014 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Marshall Medical Center received stroke certification

The Joint Commission — the organization that accredits hospitals nationwide — has certified Marshall Medical Center as a Primary Stroke Center. The certification followed intense internal work at MMC to ensure the hospital’s stroke treatment protocols meet or exceed stringent Joint Commission standards. Following an extensive onsite survey by the accrediting organization, Marshall was awarded […]

Comments Off / March 18, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Marshall opens EDH pediatric office with integrative focus

Nicole Shorrock, MD

Marshall Medical Center has expanded pediatric care offerings to El Dorado Hills recently with the addition of Marshall Whole Child Health. Nicole Shorrock MD has been providing pediatric care with an integrative/functional medicine focus at Marshall Pediatrics in Placerville for 10 years. Her new practice in El Dorado Hills more distinctly aligns with her focus […]

1 Comment / February 19, 2014 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Marshall Medical Center to expand cancer services

Marshall Medical Center is embarking on the community phase of its capital campaign to expand and consolidate cancer services in Cameron Park. One of the last independent health systems in the state, Marshall fills this critical role by responding to the specific needs of our community.  Having long sought to bring needed health services closer […]

Comments Off / February 02, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Marshall’s daVinci robotic-assisted surgeries take leap forward

Marshall Medical Center invested last year in a state-of-the-art daVinci robotic surgical system. Previously available only at large, multi-hospital health systems, the daVinci has become another important option for minimally-invasive surgery at Marshall. daVinci surgeries are almost always outpatient, and result in less blood loss, fewer and smaller incisions, less pain and a quicker recovery […]

Comments Off / July 05, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

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