• Cancer and the Art of ...
    I have long been proud of the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center for the many services it offers to our local community, including screening, diagnosis and treatment for a number of conditions. Recently, the Cancer Center has grown, with several Board Certified Medical Oncologists and Hematologists establishing offices in the Lucy Curci Cancer Center locations on the main campus and across the street in the Rancho Mirage Professional Plaza. These physicians join the specialists who were already housed in the Eisenhower Schnitzer/ Novak Breast Center and Eisenhower Bighorn Radiation Oncology Center.

    In coming months, oncology services at the Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center in La Quinta will expand to include infusion services adjacent to the existing radiation oncology department and downstairs from the breast center. Currently, a national search is underway for a medical director of the Cancer Center. Our nationally accredited cancer center truly offers a robust program of cancer services, education and support for our community. click for more

Eisenhower Makes Best List for Knee and Hip Replacements

Eisenhower Medical Center was recently recognized as one of the top 97 hospitals in the United States for outcomes following joint replacement surgery, according to a survey by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Of the 97 hospitals surveyed, Eisenhower is one of only eight California hospitals listed who performed better than average in avoiding readmissions.

The measured outcomes were based on Medicare data on how well patients fare after hip and knee replacement surgeries. The two outcome categories were readmissions after surgery and complications following surgery, such as a blood clot, infection, problem with the artificial joint or death. In judging hospitals, Medicare evaluated cases between July 2009 and June 2012.