|[September 13, 2013]
Valley Presbyterian Hospital to Host 3rd Annual Golf Classic
VAN NUYS, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Valley Presbyterian Hospital soon will host its 3rd Annual Golf Classic
fundraiser event to benefit its Emergency Department and the local
The fundraiser will be held on September 30 at North Ranch Country Club
in Westlake Village. The Title Sponsor of the 3rd Annual VPH
Golf Classic is Mutual of America. Presenting Sponsors include
HealthCare Finance Group, Emergency Medical Associates and Preferred
Partners Insurance Agency. To date, the event has raised more than
$180,000 to benefit Valley Presbyterian Hospital's emergency services.
"Valley Presbyterian hospital provides emergency care to nearly 60,000
patients each year," said Pegi Matsuda, Senior Vice President of
Community & Market Development. "As a safety net hospital, our hospital
often is the only option available to patients with health problems
requiring immediate treatment.
"ith the generous support of our event sponsors and participants, our
hospital will continue to serve the growing critical care needs of the
Van Nuys and surrounding community."
Valley Presbyterian Hospital's Emergency Department is specially
certified to treat pediatric and stroke patients and is designated a
STEMI Receiving Center for heart attack patients brought to the facility
by paramedics. As a STEMI Receiving Center, the Emergency Department,
Cardiac Catheterization Lab, cardiologists and cardiac surgical services
team collaborate to provide critical care within 90 minutes of the onset
of chest pain. Additionally, the hospital provides "fast track"
emergency services for patients with urgent, but not life-threatening
If you are interested in supporting Valley Presbyterian Hospital with a
donation or in-kind gift, please contact Tori McNees, Manager of Fund
Development, at 818.902.2904, or via e-mail at Tori.McNees@valleypres.org.
About Valley Presbyterian Hospital
Valley Presbyterian Hospital is a 350-bed facility that ranks among the
largest acute care hospitals in the San Fernando Valley. Founded in
1958, the nonprofit, non-sectarian, independent, community hospital
provides high quality, patient-centered care through leading-edge
technology and a full range of medical services. For more information,
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