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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • Fall 2014
    Health Care in the Family (Medicine) Way - 11/01/2014 - Eighteen months ago, Cynthia Rodriguez and her husband, Aldo Hernandez, were thrilled to welcome their son Aldo, Jr. into their lives. Like most new parents, they wanted... 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
    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
    Eisenhower Awarded for Excellence in Employee... - 11/01/2013 - Eisenhower Medical Center is one of 20 organizations across the nation to receive The Advisory Board’s 2013 Excellence in Employee Engagement Award. The award recognizes... more
  • Spring 2013
    The Memory Assessment Center - 03/01/2013 - Since 2007, residents of the Coachella Valley who are struggling with memory changes — and the people who love them —have been offered close-to-home access to the Memory... 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
    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
    On The Other Side Of Pain - 03/01/2012 - At 28 years old, Jennifer Fettig should have been enjoying an active life working as a nurse and living in the beautiful seaside city of San Diego. Instead, she was... 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
    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
    Eisenhower Primary Care 365 - 03/01/2011 - When it comes to managing your health, it’s tremendously reassuring — and smart — to have an established relationship with a primary care physician who knows your... more
  • Winter 2011
    Low Back Pain - 12/01/2010 - Nearly 80 percent of Americans will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. It is one of the most common reasons for a physician’s office visit and it is... more
  • Fall 2010
    High Flying Weekend - 09/01/2010 - Summon your inner daredevil and take off to San Diego for a perfect weekend of aeronautic adventure. Attend the Miramar Air Show,Marines: A Tradition of Uncommon Valor,... more
  • Winter 2010
    Neurosurgical Interventions For Stroke - 12/01/2009 - The Stroke Program at Eisenhower Medical Center is the only stroke center in the Coachella Valley to be certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. A... more
  • Summer 2010
    New Beginnings - 06/01/2010 - Carol Friedgood always dreamed of retiring to the desert. She came to the Palm Springs area regularly for weekends and vacations when she was living and working in Los... more
  • Spring 2010
    Cancer Screening - 03/01/2010 - Procedures for cancer screening, and guidelines on when screenings are most appropriate and effective, have been the source of extensive debate in the scientific... more
  • Summer 2009
    SENATOR BOXER VISITS EISENHOWER - 07/01/2009 - On April 10, California Senator Barbara Boxer and her guest, Illinois Senator Richard Durbin, visited Eisenhower Medical Center to view Eisenhower’s ongoing... 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
    Mohammad Mojard M.D. - 11/01/2002 - Having suffered from asthma as a child, Dr. Mohammad “Mo” Mojarad knew he wanted to one day help others suffering like himself. He even dreamed of finding a... 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
    Good Health - 03/01/2009 - Eisenhower’s Rehabilitation Services Department has recently opened the Pelvic Health Clinic, a program designed to treat conditions relating to the pelvic floor.... more
  • Spring 2008
    John Miller, PhD, MD: Renaissance Man - 03/01/2008 - For surgeon John Miller, PhD, MD, he finds his love of science, medicine and the creative arts makes for a nice life balance. “I think it is important for us to use our... more
  • Summer 2008
    Well Traveled - 10/31/2008 - In the spring of 2007, Phil and Elaine Schlosser traveled to the south of France. In the fall they took on Sicily, Malta and the Amalfi Coast. “We try to be world... more
  • Fall 2008
    Consulting a Nutrition Expert - 09/01/2008 - Good nutrition is a key building block for good health. Eating a balanced diet not only helps in maintaining a healthy weight, but also is critical in managing diabetes,... more
  • Winter 2007
    Mindful Eating - 01/01/2008 - The New Year offers plenty of opportunities for festive gatherings, but don’t lose your will to keep your waistline in check!Whether socializing or watching the big... more
  • Fall 2007
    Pinpointing the Pain: Achilles Tendonitis and... - 09/01/2007 - While the modern reference to an Achilles’ heel suggests a weakness of character leading to one’s downfall, the mythological tale of Achilles reverberates with anyone... more
  • Summer 2007
    Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center Recognized - 06/01/2007 - Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center recently earned a full Three-Year Approval with Commendation from the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on... more
  • Spring 2007
    Matters of the Heart - 03/01/2007 - In atrial fibrillation, instead of a single electrical impulse pacing the atria (upper chambers of the heart), multiple "starbursts" of random electrical impulses occur... more
  • Winter 2006
    Eisenhower Surgeon Performs First Artificial Disc... - 11/01/2006 - On July 7, Eisenhower Medical Center’s Armen Khachatryan, MD, performed the first cervical (neck) artificial disc surgery in the Coachella Valley. Dr. Khachatryan and... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    When the Student is Ready, the Teacher Will Appear - 07/01/2006 - As an orthopedic nurse at Eisenhower Medical Center, Debi Gardner, RN, counseled many patients preparing to undergo the challenges of a knee or hip replacement, never... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    Alphabet Soup - 05/01/2006 - Okay, so you’ve taken the first step and decided to start that exercise program you’ve managed to put off forever. You’ve even decided to find a personal trainer — that... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    A Tribute to Eisenhower Physicians - 03/01/2006 - On March 30, 1958, the United States House of Representatives adopted a resolution commemorating Doctors’ Day, and in 1990, legislation was introduced establishing a... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    Exercise and Blood Sugar - 03/01/2005 - Even gardening can lower the level of blood sugar in the body. People who have diabetes are often encouraged to exercise. There are many benefits that... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    Navigating the Insurance Maze - 01/01/2006 - If you’ve been curious about HICAP, the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program, wonder no more. Much more than just another acronym to remember, this... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    Chinese Medical Team Visits Eisenhower Medical... - 11/01/2005 - A team of esteemed medical doctors from China visited Eisenhower Medical Center July 22, while in the United States to attend a short-term training program in hospital... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    National Patient Safety Goals – A “Safety First”... - 09/01/2005 - By the time Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) reviews and renews their annual recommendations for patient safety themes, and presents... 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
    Home with a Heart to Benefit Barbara Sinatra... - 05/01/2005 - In the spirit of barn raisings of yesteryear, a group of subcontractors organized by Family Development Group will build a home from foundation to completion in four... 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
    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
    Lee Iacocca to Be Honored at A Day of... - 03/01/2004 - Commitment, planning and common sense are the basic characteristics of the man who created the Ford Mustang, saved the Chrysler Corporation from almost certain ... 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