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  • Water without the Waste

    While the message is clear that drinking water is beneficial for overall health, how to make the drink portable without spending a small fortune on bottled water has aggravated more than a few health conscious consumers. In 2006 alone, Americans... click for more
  • Advanced Cardiac Imaging

    The use of Ensite Fusion™, advanced imaging software recently approved for use by the Food and Drug Administration, will help Eisenhower Medical Center physicians produce more detailed images of the heart for diagnosis and treatment of complex... click for more
  • Eisenhower — superDimension’s inReach

    In March, Eisenhower Medical Center became the only hospital in Southern California, and one of only three locations in California, to offer superDimension’s inReach™ system, providing the possibility to detect lung cancer early, even before... click for more
  • Eisenhower Auxiliary Celebrates Achievements

    More than 300 volunteers and guests were on hand for the 39th annual meeting of the Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary held April 16. Auxiliary Treasurer Mary Farrell reported the financial success of the past year, including profits from all... click for more
  • Eisenhower Receives STEMI Designation

    The Riverside County Emergency Medical Services Agency has distinguished Eisenhower Medical Center as the only STEMI (ST-Elevation Myocardia Infarction) Receiving Center in the Coachella Valley — one of only two hospitals in Riverside County to... click for more
  • Wound Care Center

    For most people, cuts and scratches heal within a few days or weeks. However, at any given time, more than six million Americans suffer from chronic, non-healing wounds. For those whose natural healing process is hampered, a simple sore can become a... click for more
  • Advances in Joint Replacement

    Eisenhower Medical Center is rated by HealthGrades as the Best (#1) in California for Joint Replacements and Top 5% in the Nation for Joint Replacements. The Center’s team approach includes experienced surgeons, a dedicated nursing staff,... click for more
  • Recognition and Commitment

    Im proud and excited that Eisenhower Medical Center was recently named among the Top 5% of all Hospitals in the Nation for Clinical Excellence. Only 269 hospitals in the nation were named Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence among the... click for more
  • Every Step of the Way

    Low complication rates, low morbidity, reduced recovery times, a team of professionals in place for more than 20 years – it is that kind of consistency and unparalleled success that makes the Eisenhower Joint Replacement Center a cut above. The... click for more
  • 5 Things You Can Do Right Now

    Capture a smile.Whether it’s a formal photo or a fun, candid shot, photos of friends and family are treasured memories that will bring a smile to your face. Update your collection often! Free yourself.Choose one day to be media free — no... click for more
  • Advancing Diabetes Care

    Over the past 15 years, studies have shown that better blood glucose control helps reduce diabetic complications. Such control requires insulin therapy in people with Type 1 diabetes and often the addition of insulin therapy for those with Type 2... click for more
  • The Joy of Music

    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, this includes medications and occasionally brain surgery, as well as many... click for more
  • Well Traveled

    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 travelers,” laughs Elaine. Actually, Phil and Elaine, at 83 and 80 years old... click for more
  • Vegetable Quiche

    The recommended intake of fruits and vegetables is at least five and up to 11 servings per day depending on individual caloric needs. Sound like a lot? The recommendation may sound overwhelming; however, a portion size for fruits and vegetables is... click for more
  • Falls – An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

    Each year an estimated one-third to one-half of the population over the age of 65 experience a fall. Falls also account for 90 percent of hip fractures. Clearly, balance represents one of the most significant health issues for older adults.... click for more
  • Summer Nights at the Hollywood Bowl

    What better way to spend a summer evening than with good company, a gourmet picnic dinner, a star-filled sky, and magnificent music wafting over one of Los Angeles’ most iconic structures. As faithfully as the swallows return to Capistrano,... click for more
  • The City of Palm Desert and their Extraordinary $10 Million Gift

    In 2007, Eisenhower Medical Center Foundation approached the City of Palm Desert, requesting support for one of the hospital’s greatest needs and Eisenhower’s most expansive project to date – the construction and completion of the Walter and Leonore... click for more
  • Anneli Hanna, MD

    In a plot of land in Rancho Mirage that is shaped like and actually called “The Teardrop,” sit the private offices of Anneli Hanna, MD, Board Certified Psychiatrist and Section Chief of Psychiatry at Eisenhower Medical Center. “I’ve had... click for more
  • Eisenhower Receives $316,000 Donation From Bighorn

    Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center was the beneficiary of the 2008 BIGHORN Behind a Miracle Golf Tournament (BAM), which raises money in support of breast cancer treatment. This year’s event proceeds of $316,000 surpassed the BAM committee’s goals... click for more
  • The Wonder of Water

    Recent studies show that aerobic exercise minimizes pain, improves physical function and enhances the overall health of osteoarthritis patients. Certain aerobic exercises, however, are not tolerated well by patients with osteoarthritis. Often,... click for more
  • Al Shoemaker New Board Chairman

    New Chairman of the Board of Trustees Alvin V. Shoemaker says, “I got involved because it is important to all of us growing older in the desert to have quality health care.” In April, Eisenhower Medical Center named Alvin V. Shoemaker as the... click for more
  • Eisenhower’s Mitruka Trains India’s Top Heart Surgeons

    Eisenhower Medical Center Cardiovascular Surgeon S. N. Mitruka, MD traveled to Chennai, India in January 2008 to train 50 of India’s top heart surgeons. Dr. Mitruka taught a two-day training seminar on the Irrigated Radiofrequency Maze Procedure,... click for more