Posts made in October, 2011

Mills-Peninsula Division Wins Award for Diabetes, Cardiovascular Care Management

Burlingame, California — In  October 2011, Mills-Peninsula was honored with the California Department of Managed Care’s Right Care Initiative’s gold level of achievement for meeting or exceeding standards for controlling their patients’ diabetes and cardiovascular conditions to ensure their best possible health.

The Right Care Initiative (RCI) was launched in 2007 as a public-private collaborative effort to improve clinical quality in three key areas: cardiovascular disease, diabetes and hospital-acquired infections, and to rank among the best in the nation on critical metrics of how well care is being managed.

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Safeway Donates $20K to Mills-Peninsula’s Community Breast Health Program

Pictured left to right: Gerry Schwinges, Burlingame Safeway store manager, Christy Duncan-Anderson, executive director of the Safeway Foundation, Harriet Borofsky, M.D., medical director of breast imaging at Mills-Peninsula Women’s Center, Larree Renda, chair of the Safeway Foundation, Gloria Brown, chair of the African-American Community Health Advisory Committee, Karl Schroeder, president of Safeway’s NorCal Division

Burlingame, California — To mark the grand opening of their new Burlingame, Safeway donated $20,000 to Mills-Peninsula’s Community Breast Program, which provides free mammograms, diagnostic testing and educational services for underserved women in the area.

On Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, Harriet Borofsky, M.D., medical director of breast imaging at the Mills-Peninsula Women’s Center, was presented with a check at the store’s grand opening. Also present at the event were Terry Nagel, Mayor of Burlingame, and Karl Schroeder, president of Safeway’s NorCal division. Read More