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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • Fall 2014
    FIVE Things You Can Do Right Now As Part of Your... - 10/23/2014 - 1. Enjoy a Dairy-Free Smoothie Try delicious almond or coconut milk (unsweetened) in your next fruit smoothie.2. Visit a Favorite FriendArrive with fresh flowers... more
  • Spring 2014
    Swing Dancing - 03/05/2014 - Dancing is one of the most satisfying forms of expression — a marriage of movement and music, both scripted and improvised. Young children introduced to music and rhythm... more
  • Winter 2014
    Eisenhower Medical Center Reaccredited as Chest... - 01/01/2014 - Eisenhower Medical Center has again received full accreditation as a chest pain center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). Originally accredited in... more
  • Fall 2013
    Eisenhower Joins American Cancer Society for... - 09/01/2013 - Eisenhower Medical Center is joining the American Cancer Society for their landmark Cancer Prevention Study-3. The Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) is a grassroots... more
  • Spring 2013
    The Blink Of An Eye - 03/01/2013 - Eyelids are vital structures many of us take for granted, yet we often forget about them when it comes to sun protection. Eyelid cancer accounts for up to 10 percent of... more
  • Winter 2013
    Cardiology - 01/01/2013 - Heart disease is still the number one cause of death in the United States, causing nearly one million heart attacks and more than half a million deaths each year.... more
  • Fall 2012
    Back to the Future - 11/01/2012 - Eisenhower Medical Center is the first hospital in Riverside County, and one of only two hospitals on the West Coast, to utilize a new radiofrequency ablation system... 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
    Exceptional Experience and Expertise - 01/01/2012 - The Palm Springs area has the fourth-highest prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) — the retrovirus that causes AIDS — in all of California. Recognizing the... 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
    A Day of Hope for Diabetes - 03/01/2011 - It’s the largest educational — and inspirational —event of its kind in the western United States. The annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes — now in its 16th year —... more
  • Winter 2011
    Shambala Safari - 12/01/2010 - If you have ever wondered what a safari might be like, you don’t have to journey to Africa to find out. For one special weekend each month, The Shambala Preserve in... 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
    Understanding Hypertension - 06/01/2010 - A blood pressure reading appears as two numbers. The first, and the higher of the two, is the systolic pressure, which reflects the time it takes for blood to be ejected... 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
    MOVING FORWARD WITH BACKS - 10/01/2009 - 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
  • Fall 2009
    Joseph Scherger, MD, MPH - 09/01/2009 - The findings of Joseph E. Scherger, MD, MPH, Vice President for Primary Care at Eisenhower Medical Center are part of the ACP Evidence-Based Guide to Complementary... more
  • Nov-Dec 2002
    Do You Know the Face of Arthritis? - 11/01/2002 - Arthritis is not an inevitable part of aging. It affects 43 million people — or one in six Americans — including children, teens and senior citizens alike. ... 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
    Peter Scheer, MS, DDS - 03/01/2009 - During the mid-summer months, oral and maxillofacial surgeon Peter Scheer, MS, DDS takes a break from his busy practice to make his annual sojourn to Vienna, Austria. He... 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
    Advanced Cardiac Imaging - 11/04/2008 - The use of Ensite Fusion™, advanced imaging software recently approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration, will help Eisenhower Medical Center physicians... more
  • Fall 2008
    Charles and Toni Peebler - 09/01/2008 - When Charles “Chuck” Peebler attended the recent wedding of his assistant Kelly, he and the bride shared a celebratory dance as more than 100 friends and family looked... more
  • Winter 2007
    Bird's Eye View: Sonny Bono Salton Sea National... - 01/01/2008 - Known as one of the best areas for bird watching in Southern California, the Sonny Bono Salton Sea NationalWildlife Refuge makes an excellent afternoon trip for... 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
    On the Horizon: Future Treatment Options for Type... - 06/01/2007 - If you are one of the millions of Americans struggling with Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the disease, the pharmaceutical industry is hard at work for you.... more
  • Spring 2007
    Lose Weight, Gain Control - 03/01/2007 - More than two-thirds of adult Americans claim to be trying to either lose weight or maintain their weight. However, only 20 percent are actually reducing calories and... 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
    Assemblyman Benoit Presents
    2006 Notable Nurse...
    - 07/01/2006 - Capping a weeklong celebration that honored National Nurses Week, Assemblyman John Benoit, 64th District, hosted a breakfast and presented the 2006 Notable... 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
    National Go Red for Women Day - 03/01/2006 - On Friday, February 3, Eisenhower Medical Center was awash in a sea of red, commemorating NATIONAL GO RED FOR WOMEN DAY, a day of national awareness for the growing... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    Metabolic Syndrome - Precursor to Diabetes - 03/01/2005 - It is estimated that as many as one in four Americans have a combination of metabolic disorders, known as metabolic syndrome, that increase their risk of heart disease,... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    Atrial Fibrillation 101 - 01/01/2006 - It’s an odd feeling. Your heart races or skips a beat or feels fluttery. For a split second, you wonder if something is wrong with your heart or if it was just that... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    President’s Message - 11/01/2005 - The Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center is truly a healing place like no otherSM, and also happens to be the most comprehensive cancer treatment center in Riverside... 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
    Medical Detective, Patient Advocate - Robert... - 07/01/2005 - Dr. Robert Waterbor characterizes his specialty – internal medicine – as a combination of psychology and good detective work. “You have to be able to diagnose whatever... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Discovering What’s Right for You - 05/01/2005 - In Type 2 diabetes, blood sugar levels are high when the body is unable to produce enough insulin or respond to the action of insulin (insulin resistance). Most people... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    Get Moving - 09/10/2004 - Get Moving
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    Eat For Health: Arthritis and Nutrition - 01/01/2005 - The rigors of arthritis can sometimes seem unbearable. Joint pain and stiffness tend to impede movement and heighten the overall sense of discomfort and frustration.... 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
    Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Most Common Form of... - 03/01/2004 - Soon after forty-eight-year-old Sally Morgan (not her real name) was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), she wrote to a Web site for RA sufferers in order to learn... 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