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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • Spring 2014
    Eisenhower Medical Center - A National Leader in... - 03/06/2014 - In July 2013, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued a recommendation that individuals at high risk for lung cancer undergo annual screening... more
  • Winter 2014
    11th Annual Community Heart and Stroke Conference - 01/01/2014 - February is Heart Month and a great time to educate oneself about heart health. For Coachella Valley residents, the Community Heart and Stroke Conference —... more
  • Fall 2013
    Joe Whittaker’s Life-Saving, Life-Renewing... - 11/01/2013 - Joe Whittaker is a man of many talents. A successful business man who hails from Alberta, Canada, he is kind and generous, recently establishing with his wife Darlene a... more
  • Spring 2013
    Barbara Sinatra and Mary Hart- An Intimate... - 03/01/2013 - In April, the Junior League Sustainers of the Coachella Valley and the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center at Eisenhower will partner to recognize National Child Abuse... more
  • Winter 2013
    Looking and Feeling Fabulous - 01/01/2013 - A switch in physicians started Palm Desert couple Fred and Norma Nothdurft on a life changing health journey that left their clothes looser and their hearts fuller. ... more
  • Fall 2012
    BAM! - 11/01/2012 - Inspired to save the lives of Coachella Valley cancer patients by keeping all of their support local, BIGHORN Behind a Miracle (BAM) presented a check for $750,000 on... more
  • Spring 2012
    A Stroke Of Luck - 03/01/2012 - As 80-year-old Roy Jarvis returned to his Palm Desert home one evening in August 2011 and put his key into the front-door lock, the small bag of groceries in his left... 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
    New Strides in Health Care Excellence - 11/01/2011 - The beginning of every “season” in the Valley brings with it a welcome relief from the heat and the anticipation of visitors who will enjoy the desert’s beauty. At... more
  • Spring 2011
    Gloria Engel, MD - 03/01/2011 - The first inkling Dr. Gloria Engel can recall of wanting to become a doctor was watching the Emmy® award-winning television show Medic when she was just a child growing... more
  • Winter 2011
    At Eisenhower, We’ve Got Your Back - 12/01/2010 - There is a saying that when the only tool you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.With Eisenhower’s extensive “toolbox” of resources for treating back pain,... more
  • Fall 2010
    David A. Friscia, MD - 09/01/2010 - Eisenhower Medical Center Orthopedic Surgeon David A. Friscia, MD was installed as President of the Riverside County Medical Association (RCMA) on January 22 at the... more
  • Winter 2010
    Day Of Caring - 12/01/2009 - On Friday, February 5, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center will host Day of Caring. . . about Women and Cancer. This annual event... more
  • Summer 2010
    5 Things - 06/01/2010 - 1. Home Safe HomeJune is Home Safty Month. Review tips to prevent falls,accidental poisonings, fires and burns,choking and other potential hazzards 2. Take a BathBaths... more
  • Spring 2010
    Surindra Mitruka, MD - 03/01/2010 - In December 2009, Eisenhower Medical CenterCardiothoracic Surgeon Surindra Mitruka,MDtraveled to China to lecture and demonstratesurgical Maze procedures for atrial... more
  • Summer 2009
    VIDEOCONFERENCING SERVICES AT THE ANNENBERG... - 07/01/2009 - 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
  • Fall 2009
    5 Things - 09/01/2009 - 1. Be Present List things in your life you appreciate right now. Write down why they are important to you. Treasure those things...they are gifts. 2. Lighten a Favorite... 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
    EISENHOWER GOES DIGITAL - 03/01/2009 - An “electronic medical record” is a complete patient medical file in a digital format. The files are maintained on a health care provider’s secure, digital network,... more
  • Spring 2008
    A Magnificent Milestone - 03/01/2008 - At a time when most organizations are closing the books on the philanthropic year in late December 2007, Eisenhower Medical Center announced they had received an... more
  • Summer 2008
    Eisenhower Receives STEMI Designation - 11/04/2008 - The Riverside County Emergency Medical Services Agency has distinguished Eisenhower Medical Center as the only STEMI (ST-Elevation Myocardia Infarction) Receiving Center... more
  • Fall 2008
    President’s Message - 09/01/2008 - I am proud that Eisenhower has recently achieved recognition for excellence in patient safety, long held as our number one service commitment to our patients. In... more
  • Winter 2007
    George L. & Julia Argyros - A $20 Million Gift... - 01/01/2008 - George and Julia Argyros’ recent gift of $20 million to Eisenhower Medical Center has enabled a vision to become a reality in the form of the Eisenhower George... more
  • Fall 2007
    Golf: Is Good For You - 09/01/2007 - It is no wonder people who love golf speak so highly of the game. One round of golf can help you reduce stress, improve sleep and build strength. Golf should... more
  • Summer 2007
    Red Carpet Roundup - 06/01/2007 - An all-out western theme, a movie premier and an intimate concert by one of country music’s most celebrated duos made for an incredibly memorable evening as guests... more
  • Spring 2007
    President Gerald R. Ford - 03/01/2007 - The Eisenhower Medical Center family joined the nation in mourning Gerald R. Ford, 38th President of the United States, who died peacefully at his Rancho Mirage home on... more
  • Winter 2006
    Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center Celebrates 20th... - 11/01/2006 - In the early 1980s, after volunteering for a child therapy group that held meetings at various local churches, Barbara Sinatra became convinced of the need for a... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    A Distinguished History of Giving - 07/01/2006 - In November 1969, Dolores Hope, one of the founders of Eisenhower Medical Center, invited a group of women to her Palm Springs home to talk about forming the Eisenhower... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    DAY OF CARING...ABOUT WOMEN AND CANCER - 05/01/2006 - Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center DAY OF CARING…ABOUT WOMEN AND CANCER was held on March 31 at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower. With a focus on... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    The California Poppy - 03/01/2006 - The contrast is inescapable, like a single note floating above the orchestra, a solo voice that expands and leads the way to a burst of sound from the entire violin... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    I Can’t be Having a Heart Attack! - 02/22/2006 - It never occurred to David Chook that he was having a heart attack. After all, he was only 49, ate fairly healthfully, never smoked, and was in decent shape. Okay…his... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    When the Heart Races - 01/01/2006 - I felt like my heart was bouncing on my chest. I couldn’t sleep, couldn’t lie down…my condition was very disabling and I was extremely exhausted. It didn’t matter what... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center Holiday Luncheon - 11/01/2005 - The Affiliates of the non-profit Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center at Eisenhower will present the much-in-demand Caballeros,The Gay Men’s Chorus of Palm Springs, on... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Eisenhower Helps the “Rocket” Soar High - 09/01/2005 - Aside from his innate talent for hitting a tennis ball over a net, the “Rocket” – as he was called as a scrawny teen growing up in the Australian bush – was also known... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    Cholesterol — “Bad,” Exercise — GOOD - 07/01/2005 - Cholesterol has enjoyed a bad reputation as a risk factor for heart disease. But did you know that cholesterol is needed by the body as a building block for the... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    $8.3 Million & Climbing! - 05/01/2005 - BIGHORN Golf Club celebrated Eisenhower Medical Center at a March 18 fundraising dinner with Event Chairs, Mary Hart and Burt Sugarman along with BIGHORN Chairman, R.D.... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    New Hope for a Cure - 09/10/2004 - The uncertainty of the cause or causes of Parkinson’s Disease is profoundly disappointing to anyone affected by the disease, either as a patient, a caregiver or family... 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
    Major Medical Breakthrough May Cure Type 1... - 03/01/2004 - It is, without a doubt, one of the most exciting discoveries ever made in the search for a cure for Type 1 diabetes. The discovery? Transplanted cells from... 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