Health Care As It Should Be September 2014

Upcoming Events

  • Surgical Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer LC
    TH, Sep 18, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Peter Ilbeigi, DO, Urology
    Light dinner, register by Sep 17. Read More

    Radiation Treatment  for Prostate Cancer LC
    M, Sep 22, noon to 1:30 p.m.
    Robert Johnson, MD, Radiation Oncology
    Light lunch, register by Sep 19. Read More

    The Jump!: Helping Seniors Achieve Their Dreams AC
    TU, Sep 23, 11 a.m. to noon
    Webb Weiman, founder of Jump! Jump!
    Call 855-687-5867 for information. Read More

    Three Alternatives to Rid Stubborn Fat AC
    TU, Sep 23, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
    Timothy Jochen, MD, Dermotology
    Read More

    Intimacy, Sex and Prostate Cancer: Treatment, Coping and Communicating LC
    TH, Sep 25, 4 to 7 p.m.
    John Faulkner, MD, Urology
    Desert Center for Sexuality Awareness staff
    Light dinner, register by Sep 24. Read More

    New Techniques for Detection of Prostate Cancer LC
    M, Sep 29, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Lance Walsh, MD, PhD, Urology
    Light dinner, register by Sep 26. Read More

    Breast Reconstruction After Mastectomy: Making an Informed Decision LC
    TH, Oct 2, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Frederick Eko, MD, Plastic Surgery
    Light dinner, register by Oct 1. Read More

    The Benefits of Yoga for Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors LC
    M, Oct 6, 2 to 3 p.m.
    Jayne Robertson, Mind-Body Program Manager, Eisenhower Wellness Institute
    Read More

    Understanding Osteoporosis AC
    National Osteoporosis Foundation Support Group
    M, Oct 6, 11 a.m. to noon
    Shanna Hirschi, Pacific Region Program Director, Arthritis Foundation
    760-423-4855 Read More

    The Treatment of Advanced Stage Breast Cancer LC
    TU, Oct 14, noon to 1:30 p.m.
    Amy Law, MD, Medical Oncology
    Light lunch, register by Oct 13. Read More

    Hot Topics in Total Hip Replacement Surgery AC
    Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center Lecture Series
    TU, Oct 14, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
    Jason Weisstein, MD, MPH, FACS, Orthopedic Surgery
    Erik Schnaser, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
    760-423-4855 Read More

    CALENDAR KEY

    Most classes and lectures are free and early registration is recommended. For a full listing of lectures, events, programs and support groups, visit emc.org/calendar. Online registration is available for most events.

    AC Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
    LC Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center
    MZ Mizell Senior Center, Palm Springs

    Would you like to have someone from Eisenhower Medical Center speak to your organization on a health-related topic? Please contact Vanessa Shanks at 760-834-7956 for more information.

 

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Invest in a Lifetime of Good Health with Eisenhower's world-class Executive Physical ProgramWe believe that a lifelong commitment to good health is one of the best investments you can make. Eisenhower's world-class Executive Physical Program, located at the beautiful George and Julia Argyros Health Center in La Quinta, provides a comprehensive assessment of your health in just one day, in one place.

Tailored to address your specific wellness needs, we offer the best, evidence-based preventive screenings to provide you with the maximum opportunity to discover the unique risks that may affect your long-term health and a road map to modify or eliminate those risks.

After your day with us, you will be equipped with the motivation, tools and knowledge to make permanent changes to improve your health and well-being.

  • Customized packages start at $1,800 and are not covered by insurance.

For more information or to register for an appointment, please call 760-610-7360.

Preventive Medicine
Our preventive medicine program is specifically designed to provide you with a comprehensive health evaluation, tailored to meet your individualized health needs.  We build a carefully planned, custom four-hour schedule, centered  around your health concerns that includes:

One on One consultation

  • A comprehensive review of your medical history and complete medical exam by our highly-trained, Board Certified medical professionals and a health risk and lifestyle assessment providing meaningful recommendation for maximizing your health and wellness.
  • A full range of preventive screening tests for early detection of cancer, heart and lung disease, as well as other serious medical problems. Tests include:
    • Vascular screening
    • Comprehensive blood testing
    • Physiologic and anatomic test
    • Vision, hearing, breathing exams
    • Musculoskeletal fitness assessment
    • Ultrasound Screen (includes carotid intima and aortic artery)
  • Optional tests may include:
    • Chest X-ray
    • Coronary calcium score
    • Virtual colonoscopy
    • Mammogram (for women)
    • Total body scan
    • Cardiac testing
    • Bone Density (Dexa)
    • Pap Smear
  • Board Certified physician consultation to discuss test results, diagnostic impression and treatment recommendations.
  • A comprehensive online report of your results within seven days of your appointment
  • Other convenient, time-saving services include:
    • A physician assistant to coordinate all logistical needs related to your appointment
    • Light refreshments
    • Private showers and dressing room
    • Wireless Internet
    • Ambassadors to provide escort to and from your appointment
  • As needed or required, our staff will provide referrals to Eisenhower Medical Center's many health-related programs, including:
    • Nutrition classes
    • Exercise programs
    • Personal training
    • Smoking cessation program
    • Diabetes management
    • Weight management