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Summer 2008

  • Features

  • Water without the Waste - While the message is clear that drinking water is beneficial for overall health, how to make the drink portable without spending a small fortune on bottled water has... more
  • Advanced Cardiac Imaging - The use of Ensite Fusion™, advanced imaging software recently approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration, will help Eisenhower Medical Center physicians... more
  • Eisenhower — superDimension’s inReach - In March, Eisenhower Medical Center became the only hospital in Southern California, and one of only three locations in California, to offer superDimension’s inReach™... more
  • Eisenhower Auxiliary Celebrates Achievements - More than 300 volunteers and guests were on hand for the 39th annual meeting of the Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary held April 16. Auxiliary Treasurer Mary Farrell... more
  • Eisenhower Receives STEMI Designation - The Riverside County Emergency Medical Services Agency has distinguished Eisenhower Medical Center as the only STEMI (ST-Elevation Myocardia Infarction) Receiving Center... more
  • Wound Care Center - For most people, cuts and scratches heal within a few days or weeks. However, at any given time, more than six million Americans suffer from chronic, non-healing wounds.... more
  • Advances in Joint Replacement - Eisenhower Medical Center is rated by HealthGrades as the Best (#1) in California for Joint Replacements and Top 5% in the Nation for Joint Replacements. The Center’s... more
  • Recognition and Commitment - Im proud and excited that Eisenhower Medical Center was recently named among the Top 5% of all Hospitals in the Nation for Clinical Excellence. Only 269 hospitals in the... more
  • Every Step of the Way - Low complication rates, low morbidity, reduced recovery times, a team of professionals in place for more than 20 years – it is that kind of consistency and unparalleled... more
  • 5 Things You Can Do Right Now - Capture a smile.Whether it’s a formal photo or a fun, candid shot, photos of friends and family are treasured memories that will bring a smile to your face. Update your... more
  • Advancing Diabetes Care - Over the past 15 years, studies have shown that better blood glucose control helps reduce diabetic complications. Such control requires insulin therapy in people with... more
  • The Joy of Music - It has become increasingly evident that the best course of therapy for many illnesses is to incorporate many different methods of treatment. With Parkinson’s disease,... more
  • Well Traveled - In the spring of 2007, Phil and Elaine Schlosser traveled to the south of France. In the fall they took on Sicily, Malta and the Amalfi Coast. “We try to be world... more
  • Vegetable Quiche - The recommended intake of fruits and vegetables is at least five and up to 11 servings per day depending on individual caloric needs. Sound like a lot? The... more
  • Falls – An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound... - Each year an estimated one-third to one-half of the population over the age of 65 experience a fall. Falls also account for 90 percent of hip fractures. Clearly, balance... more
  • Summer Nights at the Hollywood Bowl - What better way to spend a summer evening than with good company, a gourmet picnic dinner, a star-filled sky, and magnificent music wafting over one of Los Angeles’ most... more
  • The City of Palm Desert and their Extraordinary... - In 2007, Eisenhower Medical Center Foundation approached the City of Palm Desert, requesting support for one of the hospital’s greatest needs and Eisenhower’s most... more
  • Anneli Hanna, MD - In a plot of land in Rancho Mirage that is shaped like and actually called “The Teardrop,” sit the private offices of Anneli Hanna, MD, Board Certified Psychiatrist and... more
  • Eisenhower Receives $316,000 Donation From Bighorn - Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center was the beneficiary of the 2008 BIGHORN Behind a Miracle Golf Tournament (BAM), which raises money in support of breast cancer... more
  • The Wonder of Water - Recent studies show that aerobic exercise minimizes pain, improves physical function and enhances the overall health of osteoarthritis patients. Certain aerobic... more
  • Al Shoemaker New Board Chairman - New Chairman of the Board of Trustees Alvin V. Shoemaker says, “I got involved because it is important to all of us growing older in the desert to have quality... more
  • Eisenhower’s Mitruka Trains India’s Top Heart... - Eisenhower Medical Center Cardiovascular Surgeon S. N. Mitruka, MD traveled to Chennai, India in January 2008 to train 50 of India’s top heart surgeons. Dr. Mitruka... more