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The Health Care Roundtable to take place at Marian Regional Medical Center

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Marian invites the community to join Marian's President & CEO and physician leader to learn more about the hospital's Behavioral Health Program

SANTA MARIA, CA - May 8, 2019 – Marian Regional Medical Center, a member of Dignity Health Central Coast and supporting partner, Santa Maria Valley Chamber, invites the community to attend the Health Care Roundtable at Marian Regional Medical Center with Marian President & CEO Sue Andersen. This is a unique opportunity to learn how the hospital is fulfilling its promise to the community by remaining on the forefront of health care innovation.

The Health Care Roundtable will take place on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. on the Marian Regional Medical Center campus in the Conference Center at 1400 E Church St, Santa Maria. Sue Andersen will be joined by the Immediate Past President of Marian’s Medical Staff David Ketelaar, MD, to discuss the advances in Behavioral Health services offered by Marian. A trained emergency physician, Dr. Ketelaar brings over 20 years of experience at Marian and leads the behavioral health effort at the medical center. A complimentary breakfast will be provided, with presentations and Q&A to follow. 

Attendees will see how Marian continuously strives and succeeds to provide renowned care, advanced technology, and compassion throughout our spectrum of services. 

Community members must RSVP to attend by calling the Marian Foundation at (805) 739-3595, visiting, or emailing [email protected] 


About Marian Regional Medical Center
Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, California, is a technologically advanced, 191-bed facility that provides safe, quality care to the communities it serves.  Marian has been a recipient of the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for four consecutive years, and was also named among the Top 10% in the Nation for Critical Care by Healthgrades. Marian is designated a STEMI Receiving Center in Santa Barbara County, and is designated a Level III Trauma Center by Santa Barbara County’s Emergency Medical Services Agency. The facility has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission for advanced, comprehensive care for stroke patients. Our cancer care program is accredited as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, and is one of only three programs between Los Angeles and San Francisco to receive an Outstanding Achievement Award. The campus houses the most comprehensive perinatology/ neonatology program on the Central Coast, providing specialized care to the tiniest of patients. Marian is a member of Dignity Health Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA, and St. John’s Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service.  Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities.




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Wednesday, May 08, 2019