Health Care As It Should Be

    Vision Boards: Strengthen, Stimulate and Empower Yourself to Make the Necessary Changes to Live Well with Diabetes AC
    W, Nov 16, 2 to 3 p.m.Cynthia Mascott, Recreational Therapist, Eisenhower Medical CenterNo registration required; visit for more information, or call 760-773-1578

    Roadmap to Medicare AC
    TH, Nov 17, 1 to 3 p.m.
    Jessie Elmer, Latino Outreach Coordinator, HICAP of Riverside County
    760-423-4855 Read More

    Sugar Saga: They Key to Normal Weight and Metabolism LL
    TH, Nov 17, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
    Jeralyn Brossfield, MD, Gynecology
    760-423-4855 Read More

    Oh, My Aching Feet! AC
    TU, Nov 22, 4 to 5 p.m.
    Julie Johnson, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
    760-423-4855; registration required. Read More

    Acupuncture and Osteoporosis AC
    M, Dec 5, 11 a.m. to noon
    Deidre K. Braun, MS, LAc
    760-423-4855; registration required. Read More

    Surviving a Serious Illness: What Do You Do with the Rest of Your Life? AC
    TU, Dec 6, 4 to 5 p.m.
    Chris Cantilena, MD, Anesthesiology
    760-423-4855 Read More

    Healthy Bones: Fight Fractures with Fitness PM
    F, Dec 9, 11 a.m. to noon
    Mitzi Reul, MS, PT
    760-423-4855 Read More

    Keeping Your Kidneys Kicking AC
    TU, Dec 13, 4 to 5 p.m.
    Rodolfo Batarse, MD, Nephrology
    760-423-4855 Read More


    Most classes and lectures are free and early registration is recommended. For a full listing of lectures, events, programs and support groups, visit Online registration is available for most events.

    • AC Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
    • LL La Quinta Library
    • PM The Palms at La Quinta, 45190 Seeley Drive

  • Eisenhower Medical Center Among Nation’s Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals

    In early November, Eisenhower Medical Center was named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics™.
    The study, now in its 18th year, singled out 50 hospitals that achieved superior clinical outcomes in this critical area of hospital care. For the second consecutive year, Eisenhower is the only hospital in Riverside and San Bernardino counties to earn this prestigious recognition for 2017. read more...
  • A Joint Venture

    Patients and Their Orthopedic Surgeons Agree: Successful Hip Replacement is A JOINT VENTURE.

    Palm Desert psychotherapist Barbara Kreedman, PhD, LICSW, is an extremely active individual who plays golf, practices Pilates, swims and is an avid walker. But starting in June of 2014, the 65-year-old was sidelined for months by what she thought was a painful groin pull.

    “I took a holistic, chiropractic approach to treatment at first, but the pain didn’t go away,” she relates. “I finally talked to a friend who said, ‘It’s your hip that’s causing the problem’ and suggested I see Dr. Boghosian,” she continues, referring to Ghassan Boghosian, DO, a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon at Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic more...
  • 5 Things you can do right now as a part of your wellness routine

    • Begin Your Day Sans Technology
      Begin your day with a cup of tea or coffee and sit quietly, breathing deeply and daydreaming. The digital world can wait.
    • Move Your Body More
      Pay attention to how often you move each day and set a goal to take a short walk and stretch every hour. Or give your house a thorough cleaning!
    • Call an Old Friend
      Call someone with whom you haven’t spoken in six months or more. By reconnecting, you and your friend will benefit.
    • Increase Your Vegetables
      Try covering half of your supper plate with salad and steamed or lightly sautéed vegetables each night and make it as colorful as you can.
    • Say Aaaahhhh
      Schedule a primary care wellness check today!
  • Eisenhower Launches New Blog

    We invite you to visit Eisenhower Medical Center’s new blog, Health Insights. You can expect to find helpful health tips, articles and information on a wide variety of health and wellness topics.

    We hope Health Insights will become one of your favorite resources for your health education.

    Please let us know if there are any specific topics you would like for us to include in future blog posts.

    Health Insights
    can be found at

    Here’s to your good health!

  • Run, Run Reindeer!

    Runners (and walkers) to your marks!
    Eisenhower Medical Center blasts off the Second Annual 5k Reindeer Run!

    Serious or casual runners and walkers are all welcome. Break out your holiday spirit and dress for the festivities. Medals will be awarded for the top three finishers in 32 different age group categories. Prizes also awarded for best costumes. Before the race, enjoy music, Zumba, yoga and stretching.

    The holiday season is also about giving. Everyone is encouraged to bring food donations to registration to benefit Martha’s Village and Kitchen and receive a token of appreciation for your generosity. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit programs and services at the desert’s only not-for-profit hospital in the valley — Eisenhower Medical Center. read more...
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