News from Eisenhower Medical Center

News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • May 2015
    Calendar - 05/14/2015 - For information or registration, call the number listed, or visit emc.org/calendar. Most events require early pre-registration, unless otherwise stated. Signs and... more
  • April 2015
    Calendar - 04/13/2015 - Quit Smoking Now! Series LC760-834-3798 Blood Pressure Screening KBFree, by Appointment Only TU, Apr 21, 10 a.m. to noon760-423-4855 Roadmap to Medicare ACTH, Apr... more
  • March 2015
    Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes - 03/16/2015 - Saturday, March 28 This free, full-day event provides inspiration and information for those who have diabetes or are at high risk for diabetes, and their families and... more
  • February 2015
    Calendar - east - 02/18/2015 - Quit Smoking Now! Series LC760-834-3798 Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer LLTU, Feb 24, 4 to 5 p.m.Sangeetha Vinayagam, MD, Family Medicine Associate Physician... more
  • January 2015
    Calendar - 01/15/2015 - Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening — Free KBEisenhower Indian Wells Healthy Living Resource CenterTU, Jan 20, 10 a.m. to noon760-423-4855; drop-ins welcome. Balance... more
  • December 2014
    Happy Holidays from Eisenhower Medical Center - 12/12/2014 - We wish you a happy and healthy holiday season! Be sure to note all of the special events highlighted in this issue and mark your calendar. Register early! Of... more
  • November 2014
    Eisenhower to Host Event for Modernism Week - 10/31/2014 - Eisenhower Medical Center is proud to sponsoring an event at its newest Health Center at South Palm Canyon on February 13, 2015. In true Palm Springs style, the Health... more
  • October 2014
    November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month - 10/13/2014 - Join us for two  special events: Honoring our Veterans during Lung Cancer Awareness MonthEisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center, in partnership with the Lung Cancer... more
  • September 2014
    Eisehower Lucy Curci Cancer Center - 03/06/2014 - A healing place like no other.These words accurately reflect what Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center offers to people with cancer and their families. The nationally... more
  • August 2014
    The Complexities of the Rotator Cuff - 01/01/2014 - Every year thousands of Americans are stricken with shoulder pain due to an injury involving the rotator cuff. Whether you are an athlete, weekend warrior or even if you... more
  • August SPECIAL Family Medicine Issue
    Eisenhower Among Nation’s "Most Wired" Hospitals... - 07/09/2014 - For the third year in a row, Eisenhower Medical Center remains the only Coachella Valley hospital to be named to Hospitals & Health Networks magazine’s prestigious... more
  • July 2014
    Electrophysiology Procedure Cures Life-Limiting... - 01/01/2014 - Shawn Robinson, 34, had occasional heart palpitations for as long as he could remember. “They’d last just a few seconds,” the Blythe resident says. “I thought it was... more
  • June 2014
    Advanced Prostate Cancer: The Latest Treatments - 01/01/2014 - When prostate cancer is in its early stages, immediate treatment may not be necessary. Depending on a patient’s age and other determining factors, watchful waiting is an... more
  • May 2014
    Calendar west - 05/13/2014 - Exercise: Does It Really Matter? LCLunch and Learn for Breast Cancer Patients and SurvivorsW, May 28, noon to 1:30 p.m.Danielle Meglio, COTA/C, MLD/CDT, Occupational... more
  • April 2014
    It’s a Match! Residency Programs Fill All... - 04/01/2014 - Eisenhower adds 22 new residentsBy Victoria Pelham. The Desert Sun RANCHO MIRAGE, March 31, 2014 — Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage is adding 22 new medical... more
  • March 2014
    Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes - 03/14/2014 - For nearly two decades, the Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes® has educated thousands interested in learning more about a disease the World Health Organization has... more
  • February 2014
    Calendar - 02/18/2014 - Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors: Aromatherapy LCLunch and LearnW, Feb 26, noon to 1 p.m.Rosemary Flaherty, RN, BSN, Breast Nurse SpecialistOngoing fourth W... more
  • January 2014
    Thinking Outside the Cereal Box - 09/01/2013 - 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
  • December 2013
    You Can Save Your Life if You Pay Attention - 11/01/2013 - 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
  • November 2013
    GERD News! - 11/01/2013 - “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
  • October 2013
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month - 10/15/2013 - New Technology Elevates Breast Cancer Detection at EisenhowerOne of Only Four Hospitals in California to Offer Advanced Diagnostic ToolFor women facing even the... more
  • September 2013
    The Memory Assessment Center - 03/01/2013 - Since 2007, residents of the Coachella Valley who are struggling with memory changes — and the people who love them —have been offered close-to-home access to the Memory... more
  • August 2013
    DOCTOR, DOCTOR - 11/01/2012 - Health care experts agree that patients should have an ongoing relationship with a primary care physician, usually an internist or family medicine doctor who can help... more
  • July 2013
    Calendar - 07/12/2013 - Smoking Cessation Series LC760-834-3798; call for series information and cost. Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes Education — FreeThird M of month, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.... more
  • June 2013
    THE CORE - 11/01/2012 - Home to our abdominals, lower back, latissimus dorsi (lats) and obliques, our core — or torso — is at the center of almost every move we make. We use our core to sit... more
  • May 2013
    Eisenhower Embraces the Summer Months - 05/13/2013 - As the temperature increases and the valley’s population decreases, we know that the summer months are before us.  At Eisenhower, summer is not a time of... more
  • April 2013
    Calendar - 04/17/2013 - East Valley Calendar: Could My Sleep Habits Affect My Libido? LQWoman to Woman SeriesW, Apr 24, 3 to 4 p.m.Sunny Vendiola, MD, Family Medicine*760-610-7205  ... more
  • March 2013
    Expansion Continues at Eisenhower! - 03/15/2013 - One thing in life is certain...change!  This is true at Eisenhower Medical Center these days. In continuing to serve the changing health care needs of our... more
  • February 2013
    Calendar - 02/14/2013 - Eisenhower DOC Spine Center: Spinal Care in the 21st Century ACEisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center SeriesTU, Feb 19, 5:30 to 7 p.m.David Tahernia, MD, and Reginald... more
  • January 2013
    Three Special Events at Eisenhower Medical Center! - 01/16/2013 - 7th Annual Leonore Annenberg LectureMonday, January 28 from 3 - 4:30 p.m. Annenberg Center for Health Sciences in Rancho Mirage on the Eisenhower Medical Center... more
  • December 2012
    DATES - 11/01/2012 - For some reason, dates cannot seem to get the respect they deserve. People either love them or, well…don’t. It’s time to revisit the common notions about the tiny,... more
  • November 2012
    Calendar - 11/15/2012 - Great Living Starts Here Series TC TH, 1 to 2 p.m.Dec 6: Savvy Grocery Shopping Tips: Butter or Margarine? Dec 13:  Light Holiday Eating  Barbra Sassower,... more
  • October 2012
    Eisenhower Launches Patient Greeting Card Program - 10/05/2012 - Sending words of encouragement to a loved one in the hospital is now just a click away! Spearheaded by Eisenhower Medical Center’s Foundation department, the Send a... more
  • September 2012
    Calendar - 09/13/2012 - Healthy Dining Out in the Desert ACHealthy Night OutW, Sep 19, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.Elizabeth Quigley, RD, Nutrition Consultant760-568-1234. $8 for heart-healthy dinner;... more
  • August 2012
    Back to School Means Back to Sports…and Sports... - 08/01/2012 - Every student who participates in school sports programs is required to have a sports physical exam. Sports physicals offer parents the opportunity to learn about some... more
  • July 2012
    Premier Treatment and Full Spectrum Of Hip... - 07/09/2012 - For anyone struggling with chronic hip pain, the prospect of successful treatment is welcome news. Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center (EDOC) offers myriad options for... more
  • June 2012
    Calendar - 06/01/2012 - CancerCare® Live, Interactive Teleconferences LC10:30 to 11:30 a.m.TU, Jun 19: Changing Roles and Responsibilities of Caregivers W, Jun 20: Colorectal Cancer: Progress... more
  • May 2012
    Eisenhower's Executive Physical Program - 05/01/2012 - Eisenhower's Executive Physical Program is a world-class approach to preventive medicine that provides a comprehensive four-hour health evaluation. A range of... more
  • April 2012
    Eisenhower Sponsors City of Palm Springs Health... - 04/15/2012 - Eisenhower “Galaxy” Sponsor for City of Palm Springs Mayor’s Healthy Planet, Healthy You Race and Wellness Festival In an effort to raise awareness about childhood... more
  • March 2012
    A Stroke Of Luck - 03/01/2012 - ER Visit for Stroke Serendipitously Reveals CancerAs 80-year-old Roy Jarvis returned to his Palm Desert home one evening in August 2011 and put his key into the... more
  • February 2012
    Don't Miss These Events: - 02/01/2012 - Bringing Cancer Under Control Earlier in the 21st Century: What It Will Take AC6th Annual Leonore Annenberg Lecture Series and 9th Annual Community Cancer Awareness... more
  • January 2012
    Mark Your Calendar for the Ninth Annual Community... - 01/01/2012 - Don't miss the Ninth Annual Community Heart Conference on Saturday, February 4, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower... more
  • December 2011
    One Robot + One Physician = Two Women - 12/01/2011 - “I didn’t want to be cut from stem to stern,” says Heidi Simmons, 48, referring to what motivated her to seek out an alternative to traditional open surgery to remove a... more
  • November 2011
    Events for November 2011 - 11/01/2011 - CancerCare® Live, Interactive Teleconferences LC10:30 to 11:30 a.m. TU, Nov 15: Nutrition, Physical Activity and You  TU, Dec 6: Side Effects of Metastatic Prostate... more
  • October 2011
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month - 10/01/2011 - Topics ranging from reducing the risks of breast cancer to breast reconstruction after mastectomy will be the focus of Eisenhower Medical Center’s FREE community... more