News from Eisenhower Medical Center

News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • Spring 2015
    Finding Their Way - 03/04/2015 - “Dolores was the first to be diagnosed in her sixties, and she was 71 when she died in 2008,” says Carla, referring to her husband’s sister, as she explains the... more
  • Winter 2015
    Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight - 03/04/2015 - When 84-year-old Louis Alcalay started getting short of breath simply walking from his golf cart to the tee, he went to see his primary care physician, Joseph Scherger,... more
  • Fall 2014
    The Beat Goes On - 01/14/2015 - Every 90 seconds in the U.S., someone dies from sudden cardiac arrest — when the heart suddenly stops beating, triggered by an electrical malfunction in the heart. For... more
  • Spring 2014
    The Keys to Success - 03/07/2014 - Donna Miller, 76, doesn’t really know how she injured her rotator cuff, a group of four tendons that attach the humerus (upper arm bone) to the shoulder blade and help... 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
    Blazing Trails in Infectious Disease Treatment - 11/01/2013 - Despite the availability of antibiotics, deaths resulting from infectious diseases like hepatitis, tuberculosis, influenza, pneumonia, HIV, chickenpox, measles, sexually... more
  • Spring 2013
    Michael’s Pizzeria - 03/01/2013 - Italy has arrived in Rancho Mirage, fresh from the belly of an 850 degree oven — picture a hand-thrown, bubbled crust pizza dressed in tomato, mozzarella, basil and... more
  • Winter 2013
    Everyday Fitness Regimen - 01/01/2013 - Before we had gyms, Zumba®, spin classes and pedestrian boot camp, we had chores — unadorned, everyday basic chores. We trimmed trees and pushed lawnmowers, scrubbed... more
  • Fall 2012
    Humana Gives Generously to Valley - 11/01/2012 - Forty local desert charities were infused in April with a tournament-record $2,045,000 in donations raised from the January 2012 Humana Challenge PGA TOUR golf... more
  • Spring 2012
    Eisenhower Imaging Center - 03/01/2012 - In January, Eisenhower Medical Center began offering patients the next generation in diagnostic imaging power with the Philips GEMINI TF (TruFlight) PET/CT system with... more
  • Winter 2012
    5 Things you can do right now as part of your... - 01/01/2012 - 1. Read the Comics Laughter truly is the best medicine. Read the comics in your favorite newspaper or online, and you’ll start your day with a smile! 2. Invite a Friend... 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
    Sleep Tight - 03/01/2011 - The comprehensive Eisenhower Sleep Disorder Center has recently been expanded and renovated. The Center now houses six fully equipped sleep rooms including a special... more
  • Winter 2011
    5 Things - 12/01/2010 - 1. Move On    Whether it is a job, relationship or other situation, the New Year is a good     time to reevaluate and move... more
  • Fall 2010
    John Samples, MD - 09/01/2010 - When he is not at Eisenhower Medical Center or helping patients in his clinic in Rancho Mirage, Internal Medicine physician John Samples, MD and his wife Feona, a nurse,... more
  • Winter 2010
    The Journey Of Recovery - 12/01/2009 - The journey of recovery from a stroke begins immediately, and Eisenhower Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Services has a team of experts to assist stroke patients every... more
  • Summer 2010
    Smoke-Free Campus - 06/01/2010 - In January, Eisenhower Medical Center launched Five Star Wellness, a new employee program focusing on the Five Pillars of Wellness: Exercise, Nutrition, Pulmonary... more
  • Spring 2010
    Eisenhower and da Vinci Celebrate 100 - 03/01/2010 - On January 20, 2010, Enrique Jacome,MD, Board Certified Gynecologist at Eisenhower Medical Center and his surgical team performed their 100th da Vinci hysterectomy,... more
  • Summer 2009
    President’s Message - 07/01/2009 - H eart health affects everyone. Cardiovascular disease remains the number  one cause of death in America, and I cannot imagine a more important topic for Healthy... more
  • Fall 2009
    Program For Young Men At Betty Ford Center - 09/01/2009 - The Young Adult Track (YAT) at the Betty Ford Center at Eisenhower is a specialized treatment program for young men, ages 18 to 25. According to Lead Counselor Patrick... 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
    Steppin’ It Up - 03/01/2009 - You may have heard about guidelines suggesting that walking 10,000 steps is optimum for health. Walking can improve cardiovascular health and increase weight loss, and... more
  • Spring 2008
    A Day of Hope - 03/01/2008 - The Eisenhower Medical Center Desert Diabetes Club will hold the 13th annual A Day of Hope for Diabetes® at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower on... more
  • Summer 2008
    The Joy of Music - 10/31/2008 - It has become increasingly evident that the best course of therapy for many illnesses is to incorporate many different methods of treatment. With Parkinson’s disease,... more
  • Fall 2008
    Introducing Eisenhower Express Clinics - 09/01/2008 - Eisenhower Medical Center’s four urgent care centers have a new name, Eisenhower Express Clinics, and an added benefit: same day appointments. Eisenhower Express... more
  • Winter 2007
    A Vision Of Growth, A Commitment To Health - 01/01/2008 - G. Aubrey SerflingPresident and Chief Executive OfficerEisenhower Medical Center As a new year begins, many people take time to reflect on important matters, ... more
  • Fall 2007
    New Closure Device Improves Patient Experience - 09/01/2007 - Eisenhower Medical Center adds yet another tool to its list of pioneering advancements. On May 16, 2007, Eisenhower was the first facility in the United States to use... more
  • Summer 2007
    Banner Year for Eisenhower Auxiliary - 06/01/2007 - The good news was plentiful at the 38th annual meeting of the Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary held April 18. High on the list of successes for the year... more
  • Spring 2007
    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
  • Winter 2006
    Oh, the Wine You Will Find in Temecula! - 11/01/2006 - Once upon a time, there was a sleepy little town called Temecula, a blink’s worth of gas stations and a diner or two. But at some point in the 1980s, people... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    Contributors - 07/01/2006 - Rosalind Elemy Rosalind Elemy, MA, RD, is a Registered Dietitian at Eisenhower Medical Center. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    National Hospital and Healthcare Week - 05/01/2006 - It was the flu epidemic of 1918 that would set the stage for a newfound interest in American hospitals. Until then, hospitals were unfamiliar and mostly feared by the... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    The On and Off of Parkinson’s Disease - 03/01/2006 - In this two-part series about the on and off of Parkinson’s disease, Healthy Living magazine will first define the term on and off as it relates to Parkinson’s and... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    Reversing the Syndrome - 03/01/2005 - To increase fiber, try a warm bowl of Hearty Lentil Soup with crusty whole grain bread and a salad of mixed greens. What is metabolic syndrome? ... 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
    Barbara Comess, MD, FCAP - 11/01/2005 - What comes to mind when thinking of pathology? For some, something altogether mysterious or elusive, like television’s Quincy or Crossing Jordan. But for Eisenhower... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Building Better Bones - 09/01/2005 - As most of us already know, calcium consumption is essential for strong, healthy bones. But did you know that we have more calcium in our bodies than any other mineral... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    Community Cancer Awareness Day - 07/01/2005 - April 9, Scott Burton (center), cancer survivor and inspirational speaker, takes time after his performance to talk with the audience at the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    A 100 Top Hospital The Insiders’ Perspective - 05/01/2005 - On February 28, Eisenhower Medical Center received the distinction of becoming one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals®, among the group of the 6,000 hospitals in America... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    Contributors Sep - Oct 2004 - 09/10/2004 - Roxanne Jones is a Palm Desert-based freelance writer with extensive experience writing about medical and health-related topics. She began her medical writing career as... more
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    Nutrition and Cancer - 01/01/2005 - There is a wealth of research available today on the effect of diet and nutrition on physical health. In general, it is believed that a balance of healthful foods... 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
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