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January

A dedicated electrophysiology lab opens for diagnosis and treatment of abnormal heart rhythm.

Healthcare economist Uwe Reinhardt talks about healthcare reform at the annual meeting of Community Hospital Foundation and the Auxiliary.

February

Tyler Heart Institute’s broad range of services is showcased at a free community health fair at Del Monte Center.

March

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula earns a "Best of the Best" award — the only one received by a U.S. hospital — in an international research survey of the best practices for providing nutrition to critically ill patients.

April

Plans to build a wellness center are announced and ground is broken in Marina. The center will adjoin a medical office building including the second location of Community Hospital affiliate Peninsula Primary Care.

May

Community Hospital joins Monterey County and other healthcare providers to launch a new emergency system to address the deadliest type of heart attack, ST-elevation myocardial infarction, or STEMI.

July

Community Hospital is named one of the 20 most beautiful hospitals in the United States in a survey by a healthcare staffing company.

August

Community Hospital receives a three-year accreditation from The Joint Commission, the leading healthcare accreditation organization in the nation.

A topping-out ceremony is held at the Marina wellness center and medical office building, marking the placement of the highest steel beam.

Cancer Survivors’ Day marks its 15th anniversary, drawing more than 1,000 people for a celebration of life.

September

At the annual HeartWalk fundraiser, a patient is testimony to the success of the STemi receiving system: His obstructed artery was opened with a stent 26 minutes after he arrived in Community Hospital’s Emergency department — less than one-third the national standard time of 90 minutes.

October

Funds are raised for breast care and mental health services for women during the Women’s Forum for Health annual luncheon, featuring a talk by Dr. Louann Brizendine, author of “The Female Brain” and “The Male Brain.”

The Carol Hatton Fund for Women in Need is launched to help pay for advanced diagnostic breast-care services for women who can’t afford them.

November

More than 100 people attend a free health fair and open house at Community Hospital’s Ryan Ranch campus, where they receive screenings, health information, and tours.

December

Peninsula Wellness Center begins signing members and local chef Todd Fisher is the first public member to join.

Montage Wellness Center