Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (151)

 

When the unexpected intercedes and a traumatic event occurs, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center (PVHMC) is here to answer the call – any time, day or night. No matter what walk of life, background, credo, gender or ethnicity, every patient will be treated with the highest level of compassion and with elite, evidence-based trauma and acute care.

 

PVHMC has trauma surgeons who are double board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. They’re supported by elite orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and 24 hour in-house anesthesia coverage.

 

As a Trauma Center, PVHMC has the following:

• Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU) dedicated to the care of the injured patient

• Operating rooms available 24 hours a day

• Staffed and available CT scanners 24 hours of the day

• Trauma-trained nurses and technicians

• Surgical critical care capabilities

• Around-the-clock Blood Bank operations

• Helipad for aerial transports

 

Paramedic Base Station

PVHMC is one of twenty three Paramedic Base Stations in Los Angeles County who work to help coordinate the emergency caregivers in the community (Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians, and fire personnel.) The Base Station is staffed by specially trained Mobile Intensive Care Nurses (MICN) who work via closed circuit radio to coordinate care in the field (community) to prepare the Emergency Department (ED) staff for the imminent arrival of a critically ill or injured patient. This service is provided to the communities of Pomona, Claremont, La Verne, San Dimas, Diamond Bar, Walnut, and other neighboring cities.

 

Disaster Resource Center (DRC)

As the DRC for the region, PVHMC is responsible for helping to coordinate eight to ten hospitals in the event of a regional disaster or a disaster that involves more than one hospital. PVHMC has coordinated multiple drills and training sessions and the sharing of plans to bring together the community and our resources for disaster preparedness. PVHMC is one of 13 designated DRCs in Los Angeles County and is also a part of the National BioTerrorism Hospital Preparedness Program (NBHPP).

 

TSN Coordinator

Address
1798 N. Garey Avenue
Pomona, California, 91767

Telephone
work: Office (909) 865 – 9501 Ext. 4435

PVHMC Trauma Center – A Continuum of Care


Upcoming Programs & Events

Bridging the Gap: Support Groups

Tuesdays • 9:00 am and 11:00 amVirtual Zoom support group meetings for traumatically brain injured (TBI) survivors, caregivers, family and friends on Tuesdays at 9:00 am. Virtual Zoom caregiver support group meeting for TBI caregivers on Tuesdays at 11:00 am. All information can be found on the website. If you have any questions email [email protected] leave message at (909) 260-0980.

Stop the Bleed

The number one cause of preventable death after injury is bleeding. With three quick actions, you can be trained to save a life. That’s why we want to train you to STOP THE BLEED®.

A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls

A Matter of Balance (MOB) is an evidence-based program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults.


Community Resources

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

https://afsp.org/ Mission: Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide. Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

Americans with Disabilities Act

www.ada.gov The ADA website provides information and technical assistance regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. 1-800-514-0301 (voice) 1-800-514-0383 (TTY)

Amputee Coalition

www.amputee-coalition.org The mission of the Amputee Coalition is to reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention. Resources and information for children, adults, and families.

Brain Injury Association of America

https://www.biausa.org/ The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) works to advance awareness, research, treatment, and education to improve the quality of life for adults and children affected by brain injury. BIAA is dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury. It has a network of state affiliates, local chapters, and support groups.

Bridging the Gap

http://www.tbibridge.org Bridging the Gap provides a sense of community, resources, education, and student support for brain injury survivors and their loved ones. We hope to decrease the sense of isolation that often occurs after a brain injury, and to empower these individuals to move forward in their lives and achieve their goals. We accomplish this by providing support groups, student scholarships, website resources, and referrals to services. We are a nonprofit organization. All information at website and email [email protected] leave message at 909-260-0980

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation 1-800-225-0292

www.christopherreeve.org The Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy.

Family Caregiver Alliance

https://www.caregiver.org/pilotIntegration/indexPersistent.html?uri=%2Fhospital-discharge-planning-guide-families-and-caregivers The Family Caregiver Alliance addresses the needs of family and friends providing long-term care for loved ones at home. It provides support, information, and tools to manage the complex demands of caregiving. These include online support and resources, navigators to help locate support services by state, and the National Center on Caregiving which unites research, policy, and practice to develop cost-effective programs for caregivers. Click the link to find out more about how FCA could help you or your family.

House of Ruth

https://link.edgepilot.com/s/0d0c903f/aGCYKmElgk20lRKz6YNJCw?u=https://houseofruthinc.org/services/ House of Ruth has been providing life-saving domestic violence services for residents of Eastern Los Angeles and Western San Bernardino counties since 1977. Participation in House of Ruth programming is open to all battered women, men, and their children. All of House of Ruth’s programs are free of charge. There is no discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, age, language, disability, religion, national origin, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation. Mission: House of Ruth is dedicated to the prevention of domestic violence and to ensuring the safety and well-being of those impacted by it.

National Center for Victims of Crime

https://victimsofcrime.org/ The National Center for Victims of Crimes 1. Advocates for Stronger Rights, Protections, and Services for Crime Victims, 2. Provides Education, Training, and Evaluation, and 3. Serves as a Trusted Source of Current Information on Victims’ Issues. This website helps survivors and families find local assistance, learn about crime and its effects, and browse resources to help victims of crime to rebuild their lives. (202) 467-8700

National Human Trafficking Hotline

https://humantraffickinghotline.org/ Human Trafficking is a crime in which traffickers use force, fraud, or coercion to control victims for the purpose of engaging in sex acts or labor services against his/her will. If you, or someone you know, are a victim of Human Trafficking, contact the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 1-888-373-7888, or visit this website.

Project Sister Family Services

https://link.edgepilot.com/s/d26abef2/eBuMvbHW-Eegp5NgaPzyWA?u=https://projectsister.org/ Project Sister Family Services (PSFS) is a local rape crisis center with the mission to reduce the traum and risk of sexual assault and child abuse. We serve the East San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County and West-End of San Bernardino County with a 24-hour crisis hotline, individual and group counseling, and community education and outreach. We work with survivor of child abuse, sexual assault, and human trafficking.

Southern California Crossroads

https://link.edgepilot.com/s/55744718/SxqnbXhof06bljVTZh8PBQ?u=https://www.socalcrossroads.org/ Southern California Crossroads’ mission is to provide SAFETY and HEALING for individuals and communities who have been impacted by TRAUMA caused by VIOLENCE. Crossroads is a non-profit 501c (3) organization with over 16 years of proven capacity serving youth and adults in the areas of violence prevention, intervention, hospital-based and school-based services across Los Angeles County and Southern California.

United Spinal Association

https://unitedspinal.org United Spinal Association is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D), including veterans, and providing support and information to loved ones, care providers, and professionals. Its goal is to provide people living with SCI/D with active lifestyle information, peer support, advocacy, and services that maximize their independence and enable them to remain active in their communities. Visit the website for more information.