VAN NUYS, Calif. — Valley Presbyterian Hospital soon will host its 3rd Annual Golf Classic
fundraiser event to benefit its Emergency Department and the local community.
The fundraiser will be held on September 30 at North Ranch Country Club
in Westlake Village. The Title Sponsor of the 3
rd 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.
"With 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 needs.
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
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.