News from Eisenhower Medical Center

News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • Spring 2015
    Five Things - 05/11/2015 - 1. Schedule a Primary Care VisitDon’t forget to schedule your yearly wellness checkup, and if you don’t have a primary care physician, now is the time to find one!... more
  • Winter 2015
    Eisenhower Health Center - 02/18/2015 - Opened in December, the Eisenhower Health Center at South Palm Canyon, the newest of four Eisenhower Health Centers in Palm Springs, provides specialty medical services:... more
  • Fall 2014
    The Renker Wellness Center - 02/18/2015 - You would be hard-pressed to find a safer, more encouraging and more empowering place to maintain your fitness than Eisenhower Renker Wellness Center.... more
  • Spring 2014
    Wheely Grateful - 03/07/2014 - Arthur Holmes, or Rick, as most people know him in Idyllwild, California, is an outdoor enthusiast. He loves hiking and has ridden mountain bikes and motorcycles for... more
  • Winter 2014
    Brain Storm - 01/01/2014 - Andy Alvillar, 43, knew he had a brain tumor for more than a decade. “I was in my early thirties, living in Los Angeles and just wasn’t feeling right,” he recalls.... more
  • Fall 2013
    Post-Operative Delirium Prevention Presentation... - 09/01/2013 - In July, Eisenhower Medical Center Primary Care Physician Sheda Heidarian, MD, Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, presented at the 20th International... 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
    Breathing Deeply - 01/01/2013 - SPECIAL NOTE:  Eisenhower Medical Center recently opened the Eisenhower Pulmonary Specialty Clinic on the main campus in the Wright Building, Suite 201. For more... more
  • Fall 2012
    Golfer Troy Kelly - Getting His Game Back - 11/01/2012 - It wasn’t just about his golf game. For Troy Kelly, it was a quality of life issue. As a professional on the PGA tour, Kelly was used to pushing his body to the limit.... more
  • Spring 2012
    17th Annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes - 03/01/2012 - For 17 years, the Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes® has educated thousands interested in learning more about a disease the World Health Organization has defined as an... more
  • Winter 2012
    Putting Life In Your Eyes - 01/01/2012 - When Abraham Lincoln said, “It’s not the years in your life that count; it’s the life in your years,” he could have been talking about people who live with coronary... more
  • Fall 2011
    Walk and Shop! - 11/01/2011 - Walk for Life and A Miracle on El Paseo are two BIGHORN Behind a Miracle fundraisers supporting Eisenhower Schnitzer/Novack Breast Center and the Eisenhower BIGHORN... more
  • Spring 2011
    Urgent Health - Urgent Care - 03/01/2011 - For the first time, Healthy Living magazine highlights the important work of the Eisenhower Urgent Care centers. Eisenhower Urgent Care centers are there to help you... more
  • Winter 2011
    Eisenhower: Becoming a Teaching Hospital - 12/01/2010 - It is arguably the greatest milestone in Eisenhower’s evolution — becoming a teaching hospital. Through an affiliation with the renowned Keck School of Medicine at the... more
  • Fall 2010
    Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center - 09/01/2010 - From March 6 to 22, 2010, members of Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center provided 24-hour comprehensive medical care to the athletes of the BNP Paribas Open.Held in... more
  • Winter 2010
    A Second Chance - 12/01/2009 - FOR LUCY LINDEN, DECEMBER 29, 2008, SEEMED AT first like any other day. A retired schoolteacher, she was at home in Indian Wells. Her husband Bob and his real estate... more
  • Summer 2010
    Macrobiotics - 06/01/2010 - The macrobiotic diet originated in Japan and combines the ideals of Zen Buddhism with Western-style vegetarianism. This low-fat, high fiber eating plan focuses on... more
  • Spring 2010
    Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes - 03/01/2010 - The 15th Annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes™, the largest educational and inspirational event of its kind in the 11 western United States, will be held... more
  • Summer 2009
    New Technology in Radiation Therapy: The... - 07/01/2009 - Half of all cancer patients receive radiation therapy for at least part of their cancer treatment. Radiation therapy uses high-energy rays to prevent cancer cells from... more
  • Fall 2009
    Relay Health-Online Ease - 09/01/2009 - For the past year, Eisenhower Medical Center patients have been able to communicate with their physicians on emc.org, by using an innovative online program in... more
  • Nov-Dec 2002
    Eisenhower Designated Primary Stroke Center - 07/01/2009 - Eisenhower Medical Center has been designated a Certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. Eisenhower is the first hospital in Riverside and San Bernardino... more
  • Winter 2009
    The Future is Now - 04/01/2009 - I t is extremely exciting to share with our Healthy Living audience Eisenhower Medical Center’s leap into the future with two new robots—the da Vinci® S HD™ System,... more
  • Spring 2009
    Walter and Leonore Annenberg Pavilion to Open... - 03/01/2009 - The new Walter and Leonore Annenberg Pavilion is the twelfth largest construction project in the State of California, and is being built based on the stringent standards... more
  • Spring 2008
    Screening for Breast and Lung Cancers - 03/01/2008 - Breast cancer rates generally increase with age. Between 2000 and 2004, 95 percent of new cases occurred in women over 40. It is estimated that 213,380 new cases of lung... more
  • Summer 2008
    Water without the Waste - 11/04/2008 - 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
  • Fall 2008
    Five Star Cardiac Care - 09/01/2008 - Eisenhower Medical Center has received five star ratings for cardiac services for the Treatment of Heart Failure and the Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation in 2008 by... more
  • Winter 2007
    Pilates: Mind Over Muscle - 01/01/2008 - While the term Pilates seems to have worked itself into public consciousness as fluidly as the movements for which it is known, it is hardly just another fitness... more
  • Fall 2007
    Imaging Center At The Forefront With New... - 09/01/2007 - Eisenhower Imaging Center recently installed two new advanced diagnostic tools—the Open Bore 1.5 Tesla magnetic resonance imagining (MRI) system and the SOMATOM... more
  • Summer 2007
    Celebrating Life - 06/01/2007 - His father’s death and a cancer diagnosis within moments of each other put Bert Holbrook to one of life’s ultimate tests, but with his wife Yvonne’s help, he is fighting... more
  • Spring 2007
    Exercise & Peripheral Artery Disease - 03/01/2007 - Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is heard about more and more in the news lately. PAD occurs when plaque or fat build up in the blood vessel, thereby constricting the... 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 Joint Replacement Center - 07/01/2006 - Little did our predecessors know that in the year 2006, getting a joint replacement — a procedure once considered quite complicated and dramatic — would be almost as... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    Developer Peter Solomon Donates Two Million... - 05/01/2006 - On Friday, March 17, Peter Solomon, President and Owner of Regency Homes, announced his two million dollar donation to Eisenhower Medical Center. The largest business... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    "Our Patients, Our Partners, One Team, One Goal" - 03/01/2006 - Hand washing is the number one method ofdecreasing infections. Eisenhower Medical Center will commemorate National Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 5 to... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    Desert Diabetes Alert Program Early Detection and... - 03/01/2005 - For the estimated 13 million Americans who know they suffer from diabetes, there are millions more that are unaware they even have the disease or are at high risk for... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    Issues of the Heart - 01/01/2006 - Eisenhower Medical Center will take part in several events in February, National Heart Month, to raise awareness of the prevalence of heart disease in this country. On... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    She’s Not in Kansas Anymore - 11/01/2005 - Her first thought was one of terror – “absolute terror.” That’s what Yvonne Hawk,an otherwise healthy and active 62-year-old, felt when she received the startling... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Falling and Parkinson’s Disease - 09/01/2005 - Parkinson’s disease may cause a variety of symptoms, and one of the striking aspects of this disorder is that no two people are affected in the same way. This wide... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    Cholesterol: The Good, the Bad and the Tasty - 07/01/2005 - We have all heard of cholesterol and its negative effects on one’s well being, but do we really know how it affects us, both positively and negatively? Cholesterol is... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Contributors May - Jun 2005 - 05/01/2005 - Meredith Pellegrini, RD, BS Meredith V. Pellegrini, RD, BS, is a Registered Dietitian at Eisenhower Medical Center. She has been employed at Eisenhower for 11 years. She... 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
    The Arnold Palmer Prostate Center - 01/01/2005 - When the Arnold Palmer Prostate Center at Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center celebrates its grand opening in mid-January, men in the Coachella Valley and the entire... 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
    Abnormal Sweating Among Parkinson’s Patients - 03/01/2004 - Although many of us think of Parkinson’s disease as a medical disorder that causes shaking of the limbs, stiffness and slowness of movement, it can also cause other... 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