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    Info Center

    Fall 2013

    • Cover Story

    • New Non-Surgical Breast Lump Treatment - Right before she relocated from North Carolina to Palm Desert earlier this year, Jennifer Elliott, 47, underwent a routine mammogram that detected a mass in her breast.... more
    • Features

    • Caught in Time - It all started in 2012 when Eisenhower Medical Center’s General Counsel Michael Appelhans, started feeling “off.” “I lift weights at the gym on a regular... more
    • Anterior Cervical Discectomy Fusion - It was a little more than two years ago that John Fletcher, a transportation security administration (TSA) screener at the Palm Springs International Airport noticed... more
    • Blazing Trails in Infectious Disease Treatment - Despite the availability of antibiotics, deaths resulting from infectious diseases like hepatitis, tuberculosis, influenza, pneumonia, HIV, chickenpox, measles, sexually... more
    • Eisenhower Awarded for Excellence in Employee... - Eisenhower Medical Center is one of 20 organizations across the nation to receive The Advisory Board’s 2013 Excellence in Employee Engagement Award. The award recognizes... more
    • Thinking Outside the Cereal Box - Let’s face it. Most of us grew up pouring “the most important meal of the day” from a cardboard box, excluding, perhaps, hearty-breakfast types like farmers and... more
    • Joe Whittaker’s Life-Saving, Life-Renewing... - Joe Whittaker is a man of many talents. A successful business man who hails from Alberta, Canada, he is kind and generous, recently establishing with his wife Darlene a... more
    • GERD News! - “I’d had indigestion for years,” says La Quinta resident Ginger Engle. “It probably started when I was in my thirties, and foods like coffee, chocolate and spicy foods... more
    • Hearts Rehab - If you’ve had any type of intervention to treat heart disease — a stent placed to open a blocked artery, bypass surgery, an operation to fix a valve problem, even a... more
    • You Can Save Your Life if You Pay Attention - A couple of months after Rebecca Walters, 32, gave birth to her fourth child (“the easiest delivery I ever had”), she began feeling as if something wasn’t right. “I... more
    • Post-Operative Delirium Prevention Presentation... - In July, Eisenhower Medical Center Primary Care Physician Sheda Heidarian, MD, Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, presented at the 20th International... more
    • Strength Training - What if someone told you about a pill you could take to make you feel better, laugh more and enjoy life with renewed vigor? And what if that pill could lessen the... more
    • Epidural Injections Give One Man His Life Back - Tom West had nearly given up on ever getting any relief from the debilitating, chronic back pain that began before he was even 20 years old. “At 48, my spine probably... more
    • Highlights

    • Figue - Savoring Mediterranean— A Unique Dining... - New Mediterranean eatery Figue (rhymes with league), located in La Quinta, is the vision of a passionate owner and an equally enthralled chef who was completely taken by... more
    • Eisenhower Joins American Cancer Society for... - Eisenhower Medical Center is joining the American Cancer Society for their landmark Cancer Prevention Study-3. The Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) is a grassroots... more
    • 5 THINGS - 1 . Get a Massage - Treat your body to a relaxing or therapeutic massage. Invite your spouse or a friend to join you at the spa. 2 . Read a New Author - Peruse The... more
    • Eisenhower Named Most Wired Two Years in a Row - For the second consecutive year, Eisenhower Medical Center has been recognized as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” health care facilities, according to the results of... more
    • Oak Glen Ripe for the Picking - Sometimes it seems like summer never wants to leave the desert. On those dog days of fall, while heat still clings to the Coachella Valley, the mile-high climate of Oak... more
    • Eisenhower Auxiliary’s Five Star Gala - Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary’s annual fund-raising dinner dance is scheduled for Saturday, December 7 at 6 p.m. at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa... more
    • Eisenhower Named Leader in Heath Care Equality - Eisenhower Medical Center has been recognized as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality in the Healthcare Equality Index 2013, an annual survey conducted by the Human... more