News from Eisenhower Medical Center

News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • Spring 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
  • Winter 2014
    Celebrity Golf Invitational Benefits Barbara... - 01/01/2014 - The 26th annual Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational, benefiting the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center for Abused Children, tees off February 20-22, 2014. Eagle Falls... more
  • Fall 2013
    Oak Glen Ripe for the Picking - 11/01/2013 - 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
  • Spring 2013
    Back On His Feet - 03/01/2013 - The pain in his back and leg had gotten so severe that 74-year-old Jay Kepner could barely walk. “Even with a walker, I couldn’t go any distance,” recalls the Bermuda... more
  • Winter 2013
    Day Of Caring - 01/01/2013 - Eisenhower’s seventh annual Day of Caring…About Women and Cancer will take place at the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center on Friday, February 8, 2013, from 9:15 a.m.... more
  • Fall 2012
    PHO VU Vietnamese Restaurant - 11/01/2012 - Pho Vu, with its spare, modern décor, is as simple as it is complex. The restaurant’s most popular dish, Pho, has a unique history, and the restaurant’s owner —... more
  • Spring 2012
    Eisenhower's Same Day Surgery Center - 03/01/2012 - Remember the days when surgery usually meant a lengthy hospital stay and an even longer recovery? Thankfully, times — and technology — have changed. As a result, it is... more
  • Winter 2012
    Food to Love - 01/01/2012 - Acqua Pazza may be a difficult name to pronounce or even to remember, but the food they serve is hard to forget. Acqua Pazza has built as fine a reputation for great... more
  • Fall 2011
    Healing Therapy - 11/01/2011 - Patients requiring intensive therapy after stroke or other debilitating medical conditions now have a new rehabilitation center close to home. Eisenhower Medical Center... more
  • Spring 2011
    Earthly Delights - 03/01/2011 - Visitors to the Aquarium of the Pacific during its 11th annual Earth Day Celebration, A Celebration of Our Ocean Planet, April 9 and 10, 2011, will learn what they can... more
  • Winter 2011
    Integrative Medicine Leader Mimi Guarneri, MD,... - 12/01/2010 - Dr. Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, medical director and founder of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine will be the guest speaker at the 5th annual Leonore Annenberg... more
  • Fall 2010
    Holiday Voices - 09/01/2010 - The 13th annual Holiday Voices gala will take place on Friday, December 3, 2010, at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage. This popular black-tie... more
  • Winter 2010
    Toned And Taut - 12/01/2009 - As we age, it becomes even more important to build strength. So, if you think you’re too old to start a strength training program…think again. A strength training... more
  • Summer 2010
    Let Eisenhower Check It - 06/01/2010 - Luckily, it is easy to monitor blood pressure, and checking blood pressure is a routine procedure for virtually any visit to a physician or hospital, and for many dental... more
  • Spring 2010
    Alcohol Awareness Hour Speaker Series - 03/01/2010 - This special presentation showcases the astonishing story of the genesis of Alcoholics Anonymous — the magnum opus of Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith that has saved... more
  • Summer 2009
    2008 PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR - 07/01/2009 - Every month, Eisenhower Medical Center employees recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of the Center’s medical staff by awarding a physician the Eisenhower... more
  • Fall 2009
    Holiday Voices - 09/01/2009 - The Governing Board of the Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary will hold its annual Holiday Voices black tie fundraising event on Friday, December 4, 2009, at the Rancho... more
  • Nov-Dec 2002
    Do You Know the Face of Arthritis? - 11/01/2002 - Arthritis is not an inevitable part of aging. It affects 43 million people — or one in six Americans — including children, teens and senior citizens alike. ... more
  • Winter 2009
    Stroke Care Excellence Award - 04/01/2009 - For the third consecutive year, Eisenhower Medical Center is the recipient of the prestigious HealthGrades Stroke Care Excellence Award™. HealthGrades® is a leading... more
  • Spring 2009
    Day of Hope for Diabetes - 03/01/2009 - The Eisenhower Medical Center Desert Diabetes Club will host the 14th annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes on Saturday, March 14, 2009 at the Annenberg Center for... more
  • Spring 2008
    The Picture of Health - 03/01/2008 - As an Eisenhower Medical Center patient, Cash Baxter was definitely in the spotlight, although it was not quite the kind to which he was accustomed. His emotional... more
  • Summer 2008
    Recognition and Commitment - 11/03/2008 - 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
  • Fall 2008
    EXCERCISE FOR LIFE - 09/01/2008 - Forget the image of young teens sitting on the couch. A new generation of video games that require the player to physically move while playing has become popular with... more
  • Winter 2007
    Controlling Back Pain - 01/01/2008 - Back pain is a common health problem, afflicting 50 to 80 percent of adults, yet many people do not associate the pain with arthritis. A common assumption is that... more
  • Fall 2007
    Orthopedics: Foot and Ankle Treatment Options - 09/01/2007 - Foot and ankle problems are the most common reasons that patients see both Orthopedists and Podiatrists. Bunions, plantar fasciitis and ankle sprains may seem mundane,... more
  • Summer 2007
    STRETCHING Your Limits - 06/01/2007 - Incorporating exercise into your daily life is a healthy goal — as long as you treat your body right. Following a few important guidelines can protect your muscles from... more
  • Spring 2007
    Lose Weight, Gain Control - 03/01/2007 - More than two-thirds of adult Americans claim to be trying to either lose weight or maintain their weight. However, only 20 percent are actually reducing calories and... more
  • Winter 2006
    Got Walking? - 11/01/2006 - Fresh air, full strides and good health are all reason enough to get outdoors and begin walking. One of the easiest, low-maintenance ways to exercise, walking is... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    Eisenhower Chest Pain Center Receives Full... - 07/01/2006 - Eisenhower Medical Center recently received full accreditation as a Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers and is one of only three hospitals in... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center Utilizes Mobile... - 05/01/2006 - Virtual surgical implant labs — cutting-edge technology that simulates diagnostic and treatment challenges using virtual patients and virtual fluoroscopy (a technique... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    President's Message Mar-Apr 2006 - 03/01/2006 - It is my pleasure to highlight two exceptionally vital forces in our community and at Eisenhower Medical Center — Jim and Jackie Lee Houston. In this issue... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    Exercise and Blood Sugar - 03/01/2005 - Even gardening can lower the level of blood sugar in the body. People who have diabetes are often encouraged to exercise. There are many benefits that... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    Eisenhower — One of the First in the United... - 01/01/2006 - Radioactive seeds have been used to cure thousands of cases of prostate cancer since their first use 40 years ago. Now, the Arnold Palmer Prostate Center at Eisenhower... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    Campaign Eisenhower Now - 11/01/2005 - We are pleased to report exciting news – Campaign Eisenhower has now reached a total of $185 million toward the $200 million goal. As you recall, Campaign Eisenhower is... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    National Patient Safety Goals – A “Safety First”... - 09/01/2005 - By the time Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) reviews and renews their annual recommendations for patient safety themes, and presents... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    Hot Off The Hill Mary Bono on Health Care - 07/01/2005 - Stem cell research is a very controversial and hot topic right now with passionate beliefs influencing both sides of the debate. I am sympathetic to both arguments and... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Home with a Heart to Benefit Barbara Sinatra... - 05/01/2005 - In the spirit of barn raisings of yesteryear, a group of subcontractors organized by Family Development Group will build a home from foundation to completion in four... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    Odyssey of an Aneurysm - 11/01/2004 - While enduring another cold winter, Diane Jennings of Greenwich, Connecticut, was looking forward to a warm visit with her close Coachella Valley friends, Harry and Joy... more
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    Painless Blood Sugar Testing - 01/01/2005 - Is it truly possible to get an accurate reading of your blood sugar without first poking a hole in your finger? Apparently so. The SugarTrac™, by LifeTrac Systems, Inc.,... more
  • Jul-Aug 2004
    The Bionic Golfer - 07/01/2004 - Four knee injuries from football and skiing didn’t keep sixtytwo- year-old J.R. (James Richard) Delich off the golf course. Yet, a year ago this scratch player and... more
  • Mar-Apr 2004
    Surviving a Heart Attack: Sharon Cotterman Tells... - 03/01/2004 - Sixty-one-year-old Sharon Cotterman of Kansas City woke up at 2:30 a.m. on the morning of November 15, 2000, feeling nauseated and hot. She and her... more
  • Jan-Feb 2004
    Osteoarthritis: The Most Common Form of Arthritis - 01/01/2004 - You hear a lot about arthritis on television, in newspaper flyers, and in health care magazine ads. But did you know that there are more than 100 different... more