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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • May 2015
    Eisenhower Earns an "A" For Patient Safety - 05/13/2015 - Eisenhower Medical Center recently received a top “A” grade in Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Scores. Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents,... more
  • April 2015
    Grab and Go Meal Options, Nutritious and Delicious - 02/24/2015 - Yes, it’s true. Americans love to eat, and more than ever, we want tasty food — fresh, creative, minimally prepared, reasonably priced and delicious. Sometimes we like... more
  • March 2015
    Rehabilitation Clinic for Stroke Patients - 02/20/2015 - Typically, stroke patients who come to Eisenhower Medical Center spend three to seven days receiving neurological services in the hospital, followed by two or three... more
  • February 2015
    Calendar - east - 02/18/2015 - Quit Smoking Now! Series LC760-834-3798 Blood Pressure: The Silent Killer LLTU, Feb 24, 4 to 5 p.m.Sangeetha Vinayagam, MD, Family Medicine Associate Physician... more
  • January 2015
    Calendar - 01/15/2015 - Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening — Free KBEisenhower Indian Wells Healthy Living Resource CenterTU, Jan 20, 10 a.m. to noon760-423-4855; drop-ins welcome. Balance... more
  • December 2014
    Is Joint Pain Affecting Your Life? - 12/11/2014 - Hip and knee pain are common complaints, especially as we age. Genetics and your medical history play a role in determining whether or not you’ll suffer from joint... more
  • November 2014
    Eisenhower Wound Care Center - 10/24/2014 - A Dynamic, Comprehensive Approach to Healing         Imagine having a wound that won’t heal for months, even years. For an estimated... more
  • October 2014
    Oak Glen Ripe for the Picking - 11/01/2013 - Sometimes it seems like summer never wants to leave the desert. On those dog days of fall, while heat still clings to the Coachella Valley, the mile-high climate of Oak... more
  • September 2014
    Eisehower Lucy Curci Cancer Center - 03/06/2014 - A healing place like no other.These words accurately reflect what Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center offers to people with cancer and their families. The nationally... more
  • August 2014
    Passionate about Breakthroughs in Treating... - 01/01/2014 - With a true fascination for the intricacies of the human body and the heart of a scientist, Elke Jost-Vu, MD, is perfectly suited to treat the patients she sees most... more
  • August SPECIAL Family Medicine Issue
    Calendar - 07/10/2014 - For information call the number listed, or visit emc.org/calendar. Most events require early pre-registration, unless otherwise stated. Cancer Myths and Realities:... more
  • July 2014
    Anterior Cervical Discectomy Fusion - 07/08/2014 - It was a little more than two years ago that John Fletcher, a transportation security administration (TSA) screener at the Palm Springs International Airport noticed... more
  • June 2014
    Calendar - 06/11/2014 - For information call the number listed, or visit emc.org/calendar. Most events require early pre-registration, unless otherwise stated. Quit Smoking Now! Series... more
  • May 2014
    Cheeky’s No Ordinary Menu - 01/01/2014 - It may sound cheeky , but the worst thing about this Palm Springs eatery is the menu. After all, when everything sounds this enticing, how can you possibly decide what... more
  • April 2014
    It’s a Match! Residency Programs Fill All... - 04/01/2014 - Eisenhower adds 22 new residentsBy Victoria Pelham. The Desert Sun RANCHO MIRAGE, March 31, 2014 — Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage is adding 22 new medical... more
  • March 2014
    Calendar - 03/14/2014 - Cancer Information on the Internet PLPalm Springs Public Library SeriesTU, Mar 18, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.Alison Mayer Sachs, MSW, CSW, OSW-C, Community Outreach Director,... more
  • February 2014
    New Non-Surgical Breast Lump Treatment - 11/01/2013 - Right before she relocated from North Carolina to Palm Desert earlier this year, Jennifer Elliott, 47, underwent a routine mammogram that detected a mass in her breast.... more
  • January 2014
    Caught in Time - 09/01/2013 - It all started in 2012 when Eisenhower Medical Center’s General Counsel Michael Appelhans, started feeling “off.” “I lift weights at the gym on a regular... more
  • December 2013
    Calendar - 12/13/2013 - Osteoporosis ACM, Jan 6, 11 a.m. to noonRichard Fausel, DO, Certified Clinical Densitometrist; Danielle Meglio, COTA-C, MLD/CDT, Occupational Therapy760-568-1234 Pessary... more
  • November 2013
    Calendar - East - 11/12/2013 - Quit Smoking Now! Series LC760-834-3798; call for information. Women and Heart Disease ACTU, Nov 26, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.Sunny Vendiola, MD, Family Medicine760-568-1234 ... more
  • October 2013
    Calendar - 10/15/2013 - What is Diabetes and How Does It Occur? ACHealthy Night OutW, Oct 23, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.K. Douglas Thrasher, DO, Family MedicineMarielena Cid, RN, CDE, BSN and Yuri... more
  • September 2013
    Eisenhower Joins Historic Cancer Research Effort - 09/17/2013 - One of Three Hosts Sites in Coachella Valley The American Cancer Society is conducting a large-scale, long-term study looking at the lifestyle, environmental and... more
  • August 2013
    It’s Berry Good For You! - 01/01/2013 - One of the best weapons in fighting cancer could be your fork.“Whether you want to prevent cancer or are currently fighting it, it’s important to provide your body with... more
  • July 2013
    Ocean Antics - 03/01/2013 - It happens every year — desert temperatures rise until most of us retreat indoors to exercise. We escape to the gym or the mall or to a pool that’s still cool. Or… we... more
  • June 2013
    THE CORE - 11/01/2012 - Home to our abdominals, lower back, latissimus dorsi (lats) and obliques, our core — or torso — is at the center of almost every move we make. We use our core to sit... more
  • May 2013
    Take Me Out To The Ball Game! - 05/14/2013 - Just for Palm Springs Residents: Eisenhower Medical Center is sponsoring a night at Power Baseball for Palm Springs residents!  Please join us for a... more
  • April 2013
    Brain Trust - 03/01/2013 - In late 2009, then 66-year-old William Lopez did what he characterizes as a back flip on the ice in front of his Athol, Idaho home, hitting his head when he landed. “I... more
  • March 2013
    Portion Control - 03/01/2013 - The issues surrounding weight gain can be complex, but there are strategies for losing weight slowly and sensibly, with a long-term goal of ongoing weight management and... more
  • February 2013
    Health Notes now has a West Valley edition! - 02/15/2013 - Starting this month, Health Notes will provide an edition unique to the greater Palm Springs area. Be sure to scroll down to the pink area below to read about... more
  • January 2013
    Everyday Fitness Regimen - 01/01/2013 - Before we had gyms, Zumba®, spin classes and pedestrian boot camp, we had chores — unadorned, everyday basic chores. We trimmed trees and pushed lawnmowers, scrubbed... more
  • December 2012
    First Medical Students Undertake Cardiology... - 11/01/2012 - Eisenhower Medical Center recently welcomed the first three medical students (two from the Keck School of Medicine of USC and a third from Ross University School of... more
  • November 2012
    Walgreens to Offer Outpatient Pharmacy Services... - 11/12/2012 - Eisenhower Medical Center announced it has brought Walgreens outpatient pharmacy services to the main Eisenhower campus in Rancho Mirage. The outpatient pharmacy,... more
  • October 2012
    Eisenhower’s Center for Family Medicine - 10/15/2012 - One of the most important objectives in health care today is the training and recruitment of primary care physicians — family medicine and internal medicine — to meet... more
  • September 2012
    Calendar - 09/13/2012 - Healthy Dining Out in the Desert ACHealthy Night OutW, Sep 19, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.Elizabeth Quigley, RD, Nutrition Consultant760-568-1234. $8 for heart-healthy dinner;... more
  • August 2012
    Eisenhower Makes Most Beautiful List - 08/13/2012 - Soliant Health, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider and part of Adecco Group, announced that Eisenhower Medical Center was named  America’s Second Most... more
  • July 2012
    Inpatient Rehabilitation Center Receives... - 07/09/2012 - Eisenhower Inpatient Rehabilitation Center is proud to announce that it has received a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation... more
  • June 2012
    World Spirometry Day - 06/01/2012 - To mark World Spirometry Day, Coachella Valley residents are invited to the Eisenhower Multispecialty Clinic (north side of Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center) on... more
  • May 2012
    How To Support Your Loved Ones - 05/10/2012 - INDIVIDUALS who receive a cancer diagnosis will forever view themselves, and the world in which they live, in a different way. But the core of who they are — their... more
  • April 2012
    Calendar - 04/15/2012 - Total Ankle Replacement and Advanced Foot/Ankle Reconstruction LQEisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center Series TH, April 19, 5:30 to 7 p.m.David Friscia, MD, Orthopedic... more
  • March 2012
    Calendar - 04/15/2012 - Total Ankle Replacement and Advanced Foot/Ankle Reconstruction LQEisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center Series TH, April 19, 5:30 to 7 p.m.David Friscia, MD, Orthopedic... more
  • February 2012
    Calendar - 02/01/2012 - Common Foot and Ankle Disorders ACEisenhower Desert Orthopedic SeriesTH, Feb 16, 5:30 to 7 p.m.David Friscia, MD, Orthopedic Surgery; Michael Seiberg, DPM, Podiatric... more
  • January 2012
    7th Annual Modernism Week - 01/01/2012 - Palm Springs Modernism Week, one of the country’s most popular annual events celebrating mid-century modern design, architecture and culture, is slated for February 16... more
  • December 2011
    Sports Medicine - 12/01/2011 - Historically, Sports Medicine has been synonymous with sideline orthopedic surgeons rushing to the aid of a football player, tennis star or golf great. But in recent... more
  • November 2011
    Health Notes Calendar - 01/01/2011 - For a complete Calendar of Events and Lectures, click here. AC - Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower Medical CenterLC - Lucy Curi Cancer Center at... more
  • October 2011
    5 Things you can do right now as part of your... - 10/01/2011 - Eliminate FearTake baby steps. Open up and talk to someone you trust. Get help. Change your attitude. Then...face your fear! Find a Great PumpkinPumpkin is rich in... more