Adventist Health Sonora

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About the Medical Center

Adventist Health Sonora has roots back to the early 1900s when the Bromley Sanitarium opened in downtown Sonora. In the 1950s, Sonora Community Hospital was opened on Forest Road, and in 2004, we unveiled our present Greenley Road campus. Our latest addition is the 64,000-square-foot Health Pavilion and Diana J. White Cancer Institute, providing innovative, patient-centered care with the latest technology in cancer care and diagnostic imaging as well as primary care, rehabilitation and laboratory services.

We owe much of our heritage and organizational success to the Seventh-day Adventist Church, which has long been a promoter of prevention and whole-person care. Our mission is to live God’s love by inspiring health, wholeness and hope. We aim to bring health and healing to our neighbors of all faiths, regardless of his or her personal beliefs.

Adventist Health Sonora serves nearly 100,000 residents in Calaveras and Tuolumne counties with comprehensive services including:
• 72-bed acute-care hospital
• Advanced cancer care offering medical oncology/hematology, radiation oncology and infusion center
• State-of-the-art diagnostic imaging
• Emergency care with 24-hour emergency department and two Rapid Care clinics
• Expansive network of primary care and specialty clinics, including:
o Cardiology
o Dentistry
o Endocrinology
o ENT
o Family medicine
o Gastroenterology
o General surgery
o Internal medicine
o Obstetrics/gynecology
o Occupational health
o Oncology
o Orthopedic surgery
o Pain medicine
o Pediatrics
o Psychiatry/psychology
o Pulmonology
o Rheumatology
o Sleep medicine
o Spine surgery
• Home Health and Hospice
• Long-term care facilities
• Sleep Lab
• Surgical services
• Wound Care

In addition, we have achieved major distinctions, including:
• Recognized as a “Best Nursing Home” by U.S. News and World Report and awarded five stars on Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare
• Awarded the Robert A. Warriner III, Center of Excellence designation for nine consecutive years at the Center for Wound Care
• Presented with the Strategic Healthcare Program Superior Performer award for quality Hospice care
• Achieved designation as a 2018 Diligent Consulting Center of Excellence for top tier performance in providing safe patient mobility while maintaining the safety of caregivers
• Certified by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) for successfully completing a three-year certification program for outpatient hematology-oncology practices and meeting nationally recognized standards for quality cancer care
• Named CNOR® Strong by the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI), a designation awarded to facilities with at least 50% of its operating room nurses CNOR certified. Adventist Health Sonora exceeded this requirement in 2018 with 73%certified OR nurses.
• Designated a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery by Blue Cross and Blue Shield

 

Community Overview

Adventist Health Sonora is located in the historic "Gold Country" mining town of Sonora, in the foothills of California's Sierra Nevada Mountains. Just 70 miles from Yosemite National Park, Sonora is ideally situated for the outdoor lover and adventurer. Numerous campgrounds, golf courses, ski resorts, lakes and waterways are available to Sonora residents. Sonora is only two hours from Sacramento and three hours from San Francisco, making easy day trips to these vibrant cities possible. Sonora is home to many restaurants, theaters and quaint shops, and plays host to festivals and events throughout the year. Sonora's rich heritage and small-town charm make it a great place to call home.