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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

Summer 2009

  • Features

  • Sweet Apples & Blues - The lure of fall foliage, cool breezes and frontier atmosphere beckon many a Californian to historic Julian—a small town seemingly lost in time, tucked away among the... more
  • Leonore Annenberg - On March 12, 2009, Eisenhower Medical Center lost a beloved friend and beneficent supporter, and America lost a true patriot and an incomparable benefactor with the... more
  • MOVING FORWARD WITH BACKS - A shocking 85 percent of Americans will suffer from back or neck pain at some point in their lives. But, did you know that back pain is the second most common reason for... more
  • Eisenhower Designated Primary Stroke Center - 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
  • EISENHOWER HOSTS FIFTH ANNUAL CRITICAL CARE... - Eisenhower Medical Center held its fifth annual Critical Care conference at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower on Saturday, May 16, 2009. The annual... more
  • 2008 PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR - Every month, Eisenhower Medical Center employees recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of the Center’s medical staff by awarding a physician the Eisenhower... more
  • VIDEOCONFERENCING SERVICES AT THE ANNENBERG... - Businesses today usually think twice before scheduling a meeting that requires participants to travel. Not only are they looking for savings in the travel budget, but... more
  • SENATOR BOXER VISITS EISENHOWER - On April 10, California Senator Barbara Boxer and her guest, Illinois Senator Richard Durbin, visited Eisenhower Medical Center to view Eisenhower’s ongoing... more
  • Assemblyman Nestande visits the Five Star Club - California State Assemblyman Brian Nestande recently visited the Eisenhower Five Star Club to announce his support for Assembly Bill 885 that will help ensure a steady... more
  • Dolores Hope - 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
  • The Coolest Workout - If you are finding your regular exercise routine a bit too hard on the joints and need a cool alternative for the summer months, consider a dip in the pool. Pool... more
  • Yoga - Do you consider yourself a “traditionalist” when it comes to exercise, but find yourself more and more intrigued with yoga these days? You are not alone. Originating in... more
  • Christopher Cantilena, MD - Growing up in Brooklyn in the sixties, Christopher Cantilena was enthralled with the world beamed to him over the television. What fascinated young Christopher the most... more
  • Loel Lowary - For Loel, the projects are not work—they are the things he loves to do. In the past year, he has completely remodeled the kitchen of his Minnesota home, built furniture... more
  • President’s Message - 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
  • Argyros Health Center Rises - Scheduled to open in spring 2010, the Eisenhower S George and Julia Argyros Health Center rises from the desert floor, taking shape, becoming real. Destined to provide a... more
  • New Technology in Radiation Therapy: The... - 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
  • EISENHOWER OPENS NEW CENTER OF EXCELLENCE - Eisenhower Medical Center opened E its new Center of Excellence, the Eisenhower Neuroscience Institute, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on February 20, 2009. Eisenhower... more
  • Mending Hearts - The Tamkin Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation program at Eisenhower Medical Center offers heart patients the most comprehensive cardiac rehab program in the region.... more
  • Improving Heart Attack Care - According to the American Heart Association, more than one million Americans suffer heart attacks every year. Two-thirds of those are first time heart attacks, with the... more
  • ENDOSCOPIC THORACIC SYMPATHECTOMY - Eisenhower Medical Center Cardiothoracic Surgeons Surindra Mitruka, MD and Joseph Wilson, MD are now performing endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy, or ETS, a surgery that... more
  • EISENHOWER NEUROSCIENCES CONFERENCE INTRODUCES... - More than 150 primary care physicians and nurses from the surrounding area attended the First Annual Eisenhower Neurosciences Update for Primary Care Physicians held... more
  • NEW STUDY INCREASES MOBILITY FOR LEG AND BACK... - Eisenhower Medical Center is one of only 18 centers in the United States participating in the Acadia™ Facet Replacement Clinical Study evaluating an anatomically... more
  • Cardiac Rehab Explained - Carl Enzor, Director, Eisenhower Renker Wellness Center, answers the most frequently asked questions about cardiac rehabilitation for Healthy Living magazine. What’s... more
  • Go Fish! - For years, heart disease has been the number one killer in the United States. Heart disease silently claims one American life every minute. In 2009, it was... more