Health Care As It Should Be
  • UPCOMING EVENTS

    Roadmap to Medicare AC
    Sponsored by Eisenhower Indian Wells Healthy Living Resource Center
    F, Aug 19, 1 to 3 p.m.
    Jessie Elmer, Latino Outreach Coordinator, HICAP of Riverside County
    760-423-4855 Read More

    Surviving a Serious Illness: What Do You Do With the Rest of Your Life? AC
    TU, Aug 23, 4 to 5 p.m.
    Chris Cantilena, MD, Anesthesiology
    760-423-4855 Read More

    Keeping Your Heart and Body in Tip Top Shape MZ
    TH, Aug 25, 1 to 2 p.m.
    Damoun Rezai, MD, Family Medicine
    760-423-4855 Read More

    Blood Drive LQ
    F, Aug 26, 8 a.m. to noon
    800-879-4484; reservations encouraged but walk-ins are welcome. Read More

    Prevention and Management of Urinary Tract Infections AC
    TH, Aug 30, 4 to 5 p.m.
    Michael Sanford, MD, Urology
    760-423-4855 Read More

    Balance and Fall Prevention at the Palms in La Quinta
    F, Sept 9, 11 a.m. to noon
    Florence Tse, PT
    760-423-4855 Read More

    Bariatric Surgery Information AC
    SA, Sept 10, 10 a.m. to noon
    Bobby Bhasker-Rao, MD, General Surgery
    760-778-5220; registration required. Read More

    Taking Control of Nutrition for Prostate Cancer LC
    M, Sept 12, noon to 1 p.m.
    Rosalind Elemy, MA, RD, CSO, Clinical Dietitian, Eisenhower Nutritional Services
    Registration required by Sept 10, Read More

    Treatment of Localized Prostate Cancer: Is Radiation Treatment Right for You? LC
    M, Sept 19, 4 to 5 p.m.
    Robert Johnson, MD
    760-834-3798 for reservations. Read More




    CALENDAR KEY

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

    • AC Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
    • LC Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center
    • LQ Eisenhower Argyros Health Center La Quinta
    • MZ Mizell Senior Center, Palm Springs

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    Would you like to have someone from Eisenhower Medical Center speak to your organization on a health-related topic? Please contact Vanessa Shanks at 760-834-7956 for more information.

  • EISENHOWER MEDICAL CENTER RANKED #1 IN RIVERSIDE METRO AREA BY U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT

    U.S. News and World Report has released its annual hospital rankings. Eisenhower Medical Center ranked #1 in Riverside Metro area and #21 in California.Eisenhower also received recognition for its performance in nine inpatient surgical procedures and chronic conditions.

    More than 4,500 hospitals were rated as High Performing, Average or Below Average. The results: 1,628 earned at least one "high performing" designation - the top rating.

    Eisenhower Medical Center is one of only 63 hospitals that received "high performing" ratings on all nine types of care. Eisenhower is proud to be among the two percent of hospitals in the nation to earn this distinction.

    The analysis includes a mix of risk-adjusted data on readmission rates, mortality and other outcomes, the occurrence of common types of health care-acquired infections, federally mandated patient satisfaction surveys and selected hospital survey measures.

    The high-performing specialties include:

    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    • Colon Cancer Surgery
    • Heart Bypass Surgery
    • Heart Failure
    • Hip Replacement
    • Knee Replacement
    • Lung Cancer Surgery

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  • How Heart-Healthy Are You?

    Heart health is a concern for many, especially as we age. Genetics and your medical history play a role in determining whether or not you will experience heart issues, but habits and lifestyle are also important.

    Learn more about your heart health – and the factors that may be increasing your risk – with our new online risk profiler. Just answer several questions about your health history and lifestyle, and in less than 10 minutes, you will receive a personalized risk assessment that you can review with your doctor. Click here to take the assessment.

  • Back In The Game

    Randy McWilliams lives by the motto, “Make the rest of your life the best of your life.” Thanks to spinal surgery performed by Board Certified Eisenhower Neurosurgeon Farhad Limonadi, MD, McWilliams is able to do so without being confined to a wheelchair.

    On May 23, 2015, McWilliams, the 60-something owner of popular Palm Desert eatery Randy’s Café, fell off his mountain bike on the Cross Trail and rolled more than 30 feet. Bruised and shaken, he nonetheless brushed himself off and got himself home, no worse for wear — or so he thought. read more...

  • Nutrition and Cancer

    In health and in sickness, eating well is essential for maintaining proper nutrition. Research has shown a direct correlation between what we eat and how we function. In fact, everything we eat and drink has a profound effect on our bodies, influencing our energy level, our mood, our ability to focus, our ability to heal, and much more. Food is the fuel that powers our complex human bodies. read more...

  • Eisenhower Medical Center Only Coachella Valley Hospital to Receive FOUR STARS in USA Government Rating System

    Eisenhower Medical Center received four stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in its Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating released on July 27, 2016. 20 percent of hospitals nationwide received four stars, with a majority of the hospitals receiving three, two and one star.

    According to CMS’s website, the Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating provides information on how well hospitals provide recommended care to their patients. This information can help consumers make informed decisions about health care.

    “Eisenhower Medical Center’s four-star rating underscores the commitment of our dedicated physicians, nurses and staff who provide exceptional patient care each and every day,” says Martin Massiello, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Eisenhower Medical Center. “We work together to find better, more efficient ways to enhance our patients’ experiences. Their feedback is invaluable and vital to our mission of providing health care as it should be.” read more...

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