News from Eisenhower Medical Center

News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • Spring 2015
    Compassionate Communication - 03/06/2015 - Recommendations from the Alzheimer’s Association and Liz Ayres, Alzheimer’s Association Volunteer and Caregiver People with Alzheimer’s and other dementias have... more
  • Winter 2015
    Breathe Again - 03/04/2015 - No other hospital in the valley offers the array of advanced respiratory care services that Eisenhower Medical Center does. For desert dwellers who are dealing with... more
  • Fall 2014
    Stretching - 01/14/2015 - More and more, people are reinventing themselves through exercise — the benefits are overwhelmingly positive.Exercise improves our cardiovascular system, our strength... more
  • Spring 2014
    Exercise For Cancer Patients and Survivors - 03/06/2014 - Physical exercise has been shown to be an important part of the recipe for preventing cancer, along with making healthy choices such as quitting smoking, maintaining a... more
  • Winter 2014
    Cheeky’s No Ordinary Menu - 01/01/2014 - It may sound cheeky , but the worst thing about this Palm Springs eatery is the menu. After all, when everything sounds this enticing, how can you possibly decide what... more
  • Fall 2013
    Epidural Injections Give One Man His Life Back - 10/10/2014 - 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
  • Spring 2013
    New Gastroenterology Specialty Clinic - 03/01/2013 - In January, Eisenhower Medical Center opened a new Gastroenterology Specialty Clinic with Board Certified Gastroenterologists Noel Curry, MD and James Conti, MD.... more
  • Winter 2013
    Discover Art! - 01/01/2013 - The posh boutiques, upscale restaurants and glitzy galleries of El Paseo in Palm Desert couldn’t have asked for a better new neighbor. The Palm Springs Art Museum in... more
  • Fall 2012
    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
  • Spring 2012
    Premier Treatment and Full Spectrum Of Hip... - 03/01/2012 - 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
  • Winter 2012
    Orthopedics - 01/01/2012 - There are a number of new minimally invasive techniques in orthopedic surgery that are making it possible for patients to recover more quickly, and with less pain.... more
  • Fall 2011
    A New Standard of Care - 11/01/2011 - Eisenhower Medical Center’s new onsite, 10,000-square-foot gastrointestinal (GI) laboratory focuses on safety, quality, high standards of care, privacy and convenience,... more
  • Spring 2011
    Spice For Life - 03/01/2011 - While research shows that a diet low in transfats and high in fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can help reduce inflammation and pain, certain spices may also... more
  • Winter 2011
    Big Hearts at BIGHORN Golf Club - 12/01/2010 - When it comes to philanthropy, BIGHORN Golf Club sets an exceptional example — something to which Eisenhower Medical Center can gratefully attest since it has been a... more
  • Fall 2010
    A Fresh Approach - 09/01/2010 - When Stanley and Roberta (Bobbie) Gold’s long-time Eisenhower family physician Lawrence Cone, MD passed away in 2009, they were in a quandary. “We’d been seeing him for... more
  • Winter 2010
    Buddy Up - 12/01/2009 - It is a proven fact: those who exercise together, exercise better. According to a 2001 report in the Journal of Stress Management, participants who exercised with... more
  • Summer 2010
    Zumba Gold - 06/01/2010 - What is Zumba? Zumba was created when Colombian celebrity fitness trainer “Beto” Perez forgot his aerobics music one day and grabbed the Latin salsa and merengue music... more
  • Spring 2010
    In The Blink Of An Eye - 03/01/2010 - Cancer was just a six-letter word for Indio resident Sherry Kovas. It was not something she thought about, and not something she ever thought would be part of her life.... more
  • Summer 2009
    Dolores Hope - 07/01/2009 - Eisenhower Medical Center would not exist today without the generosity of Dolores Hope and her late husband Bob Hope,” says Eisenhower Chairman Alvin Shoemaker. “Dolores... more
  • Fall 2009
    Acupuncture - 09/01/2009 - Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used medical procedures in the world. Originating in China more than 2,000 years ago, it is becoming increasingly popular... 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
    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
    Eisenhower Receives 2009 Distinguished Hospital... - 03/01/2009 - For the second consecutive year, Eisenhower Medical Center has been named one of the top hospitals in the United States. According to HealthGrades®, the nation’s leading... 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
    Eisenhower Auxiliary Celebrates Achievements - 11/04/2008 - 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
  • Fall 2008
    From Basic Science to Human Research - 09/01/2008 - In April 2008, Eisenhower Medical Center was privileged to host one of the country’s top experts in diabetes as a speaker at the annual A Day of Hope for Diabetes®... 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
    Celebrating the Condiment - 09/01/2007 - Flavorful, spirited, zesty—condiments can make even the most basic food seem dressed up. Whether a spread, powder or garnish, a condiment tends to improve the flavor of... more
  • Summer 2007
    Alternative Options for Health: Mindfulness-Based... - 06/01/2007 - Certified Physician Assistant Beth Mulligan has been practicing Western medicine for 25 years. While training at Duke University, she developed a personal... more
  • Spring 2007
    Damon Kelsay, MD - 03/01/2007 - It’s easy to picture Damon Kelsay, MD, surfing the swells off the coast of San Diego, ballooning over the Masai Mara in Kenya, or skiing in Aspen. A California native,... more
  • Winter 2006
    Close to Home - 11/01/2006 - WHEN MICHAEL AND STEPHANIE LANDES WERE EACH DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER, FAMILY AND FRIENDS — AND EISENHOWER — HELPED THEM TRIUMPH Not a disease typically associated with... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    New Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Clinic - 07/01/2006 - Fine Needle Aspiration biopsy (FNA) is the method by which cells are collected for the purpose of detecting cancer, infection and a variety of other medical conditions.... 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
    Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at... - 03/01/2006 - Philip A. Dombrowski has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, the Board of ... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    A Day of Hope for Diabetes - 03/01/2005 - Day of Hope for DiabetesSM is a major presentation of inspiration, education, and products for all who are concerned with diabetes and its complications. It is free and... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    Bring Back Carrots, Potatoes and Brown Rice! - 01/01/2006 - In 1981, the glycemic index was created with the hope of improving the dietary management of diabetes. The index was based on the elevation of a person’s blood glucose,... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    A Team Approach Breast Cancer Interdisciplinary... - 11/01/2005 - When it comes to treating breast cancer at the Eisenhower Schnitzer/Novack Breast Center, ten heads are better than one. Such was the thinking behind the development... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Desert Diabetes Alert Program - 09/01/2005 - Type 2 diabetes can be prevented. The Diabetes Prevention Program – a major, 27-center clinical trial, sponsored by the National Institutes of Health – studied more than... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    IT’S MORE THAN A NAME Eisenhower Urgent Care... - 07/01/2005 - It’s the “urgent” in Eisenhower Urgent Care Center that sets it apart from a visit to a primary physician. And the Eisenhower Urgent Care Center has adjusted its hours,... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    The Silent Killer - Hypertension - 05/01/2005 - Hypertension is the most common reason for office visits of non-pregnant adults in the United States, and the most common cause for use of prescription drugs.The number... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    The New Informed Patient Teaming with the... - 09/10/2004 - There was a time, not that long ago, when a diagnosis and treatment plan given by the doctor was the final say in a patient’s awareness of their disease. No matter how... more
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    Murthy V. S. Andavolu, MD - 01/01/2005 - This is my passion,” says Murthy V. S. Andavolu, MD, a Board Certified Medical Oncologist in solo practice in Rancho Mirage, referring to cancer care. “Cancer is... 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