Contact: Denise Bouillerce
Partnership will advance leading edge and highly coordinated care in the Bay Area
STANFORD, CA – (May 18,2015) – Stanford Health Care today announced it has completed its affiliation agreement with ValleyCare Health System. Under the terms of the agreement, which was originally announced in September 2014, ValleyCare has become a subsidiary of Stanford Health Care. A leading community hospital system, ValleyCare is located in the East Bay's growing Tri-Valley region of Pleasanton, Livermore and Dublin. It will be re-named Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare. Stanford Health Care is a leading academic health system delivering clinical innovation across its inpatient services, specialty and primary care centers and offices, digital care offerings and health plan programs.
"We are delighted to welcome ValleyCare to the Stanford Health Care family," said Amir Dan Rubin, president & CEO, Stanford Health Care. "For more than 50 years, ValleyCare has served Tri-Valley residents with distinction. Now, as part of Stanford Health Care, ValleyCare can further enhance health in the region by advancing the delivery of leading edge and highly coordinated care. Our vision at Stanford Health Care is to heal humanity, through science and compassion, one patient at a time. Together we will work toward realizing that ideal."
The day-to-day operations of the new Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare will be led by Scott Gregerson, who had previously served as president & CEO of ValleyCare Health System. Gregerson will report to Amir Dan Rubin, president and CEO, Stanford Health Care.
"As a result of this partnership, the new Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare will be well positioned to address today's challenges in health care, and deliver preeminent care to Tri-Valley residents for many years to come," said Gregerson.
Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare currently comprises a 242-bed hospital with an emergency department in Pleasanton, urgent care facilities in Dublin and Livermore, and several medical office buildings, imaging centers, and outpatient surgery facilities located throughout the Tri-Valley region.
"Stanford Medicine is leading the biomedical revolution in Precision Health, working to make possible a future where health care is proactive, predictable and precise," said Lloyd Minor, MD, Dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine. "Through the new Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare affiliation, we will bring high-value health care to Tri-Valley residents, while supporting our three-part mission of research, teaching and clinical care."
About Stanford Health Care
Stanford Health Care seeks to heal humanity through science and compassion one patient at a time, through its commitment to care, educate, and discover. Stanford Health Care delivers clinical innovation across its inpatient services, specialty and primary care centers and offices, digital care offerings and health plan programs.
Stanford Health Care is a leading academic health system and part of Stanford Medicine, which includes the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Stanford is renowned for breakthroughs in treating cancer, heart disease, brain disorders and surgical and medical conditions. For more information, visit: www.stanfordhealthcare.org.