#HealthTipTuesday: ‘Engage-Mint’ Reminder

You’ve liked us on Facebook, now NorthBay wants to take our relationship to a whole new level. We want you to be engaged. Don’t just follow our #HealthTipTuesday posts—share them. Comment on them! By doing so, you just might win a $50 gift card. #HealthTipTuesday was launched in September to showcase some of NorthBay Healthcare’s…
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Welcome New Physicians

The NorthBay Center for Primary Care welcomes two new family practitioners to its practice: Marikit Bituin Parker, M.D., earned her medical degree from Silliman University Medical School in the Philippines. She completed post-graduate training in family medicine at the University of Michigan—Mid Michigan Medical Center in Midland. She practices at the Vacaville Center for Primary…
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Get Your Flu Shot

Annual Flu Shot is Healthy Choice October is the start of flu season and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend getting your annual flu shot as soon as the vaccine becomes available. Influenza (the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by a variety of viruses. It can cause mild to severe…
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Championing a Blood Drive

Grateful Recipient is a Blood Drive Champion When Vacaville resident Suzanne Clark was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre syndrome in 2013, she required five treatments of a special blood product, and each one required 1,000 units of blood to produce. She has never forgotten how those donations of blood made her recovery possible. That’s why she wants…
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New Faces in High Places

Chief Quality Officer Adds Duties, Operations Focus NorthBay Healthcare Vice President and Chief Quality Officer Nicole Brocato has added the title of vice president of Operations to her role at NorthBay Healthcare. She has been serving as the interim vice president of Operations since January. “Throughout the search process, Nicole has done an excellent job…
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More Room for Emergency Care

First Phase of Emergency Department Expansion Opens at NorthBay Medical Center The newly enlarged Emergency Department at NorthBay Medical Center is now open to the public. It is the first of three construction phases that will transform the department into a state-of-the art facility and offer an expanded trauma center. This phase remodeled the old…
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Trauma Center Earns High Marks

NorthBay Trauma Center received an impressive review from the American College of Surgeons (ACS), earning a three-year verification, the most possible, during a recent assessment by the nationally known leader in trauma. At the conclusion of the meticulous two-day review, the ACS surveyors found no deficiencies in the Fairfield-based Level II trauma center. It was…
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Canopy Health

Canopy Health Alliance Offers Broad Access A contract between Western Health Advantage (WHA) and Canopy Health, (a new provider-owned health care alliance started by UCSF and John Muir Health) offers Bay Area employees the opportunity to receive affordable, high-quality health care. Effective Jan. 1, WHA’s contract with Canopy Health extends the WHA network of hospitals…
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Growing Strong

Medical Center’s Modernization Project Grows The first phase of a $157 million modernization of NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield is slated to open in the third quarter of 2019. The three-story, 77,000-square-foot wing will be watertight by mid-October, prior to the rainy season. The building’s steel structure and metal decks are in place and mechanical,…
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Care ’til 8 Advantage

Care ’til 8: A NorthBay Advantage One of the many advantages of being a NorthBay Healthcare patient is that Care ’til 8 is at your service. Launched at the Center for Primary Care locations in Fairfield and Vacaville in 2015, it’s a low-cost, convenient alternative to traditional urgent care centers or emergency rooms. Can’t get…
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