Tag archives: Jill Fonte

Mayo of the West? Sansum President Explains Why Santa Barbara is on the Cutting Edge of Medicine
By Gwyn Lurie   |   May 27, 2021

When my husband and I moved our family from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in search of a more congenial habitat, we were determined to hold on to one key big city perk — excellent medical care. So, we kept our L.A. doctors despite the time we knew it meant we’d spend in the car.  […]

Go Red for Women
By Lynda Millner   |   February 22, 2018

February not only includes Valentine’s Day, but it’s also a heart-healthy month with the “Go Red for Women” luncheon sponsored by the American Heart Association (AHA). Emcee Kelsey Gerckens told the sold-out audience at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara, “Heart disease is the biggest killer of women, more than all cancers combined. One woman dies every 80 […]

Sansum & Blue Shield
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   November 30, 2017

Good news for nearly 7,000 Sansum Clinic patients from Santa Barbara and Montecito; this week, Sansum and Blue Shield of California announced a contract has been secured for individual health insurance plans offered through Covered California. As of January 1, 2018, Anthem Blue Cross will no longer offer individual health plans in Santa Barbara County […]