News from Eisenhower Medical Center

News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • Spring 2015
    THERE’S AN APP FOR THAT - 03/06/2015 - Eisenhower Medical Center recently completed a pilot study of the Mobile Heartbeat MH-CURE (Clinical Urgent REsponse) smartphone application to enhance clinical... more
  • Winter 2015
    Bocce Ball - 02/24/2015 - Considered the world’s oldest known game, throwing balls toward a target dates back as early as 5200 B.C., when theEgyptians first tossed polished stone. Centuries... more
  • Fall 2014
    Eisenhower Resident Receives International Award - 10/24/2014 -     Michael Bogoyevac, MD, helped diagnose and treat a wide range of patient conditions in his first year as a Family Medicine Resident Associate... more
  • Spring 2014
    5 Things You Can Do Right Now As Part Of Your... - 03/05/2014 - 1.Visit an Art GalleryGive your eyes and your mind something new to absorb. Visit local art galleries often, inquire about upcoming exhibitions and broaden your... more
  • Winter 2014
    GOLF - 01/01/2014 - Drive the length of the Coachella Valley and you will surely notice an armada of golf courses dotting the landscape. Golfing in the desert has become one of America’s... more
  • Fall 2013
    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
  • Spring 2013
    President’s Message - 03/01/2013 -  In this issue of Healthy Living, we focus on the Neuroscience Center of Excellence, exploring conditions of the spine, neck and brain in depth. Aches and pains are... more
  • Winter 2013
    Five Things You Can Do Right Now As Part Of Your... - 01/01/2013 - 1. Plan a Homemade Pizza Party Invite some friends and ask everyone to bring a favorite topping and drink to share. Give awards for most creative and best tasting... more
  • Fall 2012
    BAM! - 11/01/2012 - Inspired to save the lives of Coachella Valley cancer patients by keeping all of their support local, BIGHORN Behind a Miracle (BAM) presented a check for $750,000 on... more
  • Spring 2012
    Masters Swim Program - 03/01/2012 - Looking for a no-impact, refreshing way to get fit? Consider the Masters Swim Program available through the Family YMCA of the Desert at the new Palm Desert Aquatic... more
  • Winter 2012
    Frank's Little Party In The Desert - 01/01/2012 - The 24th annual Frank Sinatra Starkey Hearing Foundation Celebrity Invitational, benefiting the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center at Eisenhower, tees off March 1 to 3,... more
  • Fall 2011
    One Robot + One Physician = Two Women - 11/01/2011 - “I didn’t want to be cut from stem to stern,” says Heidi Simmons, 48, referring to what motivated her to seek out an alternative to traditional open surgery to remove a... more
  • Spring 2011
    Spice For Life - 03/01/2011 - While research shows that a diet low in transfats and high in fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can help reduce inflammation and pain, certain spices may also... more
  • Winter 2011
    Video Games - 12/01/2010 - If you are a parent, or even a grandparent, you are aware of the video game generation. It is widely known that children today, and even a good portion of adults, spend... more
  • Fall 2010
    Health Care As It Should Be - 09/01/2010 - Health care as we know it is dynamic and evolving, and at Eisenhower Medical Center, we are looking toward the future.We all recognize that needs change and new... more
  • Winter 2010
    5 Things - 12/01/2009 - 1. Donate PlateletsPlatelets take a little longer to donate than giving blood, but they are especially helpful to cancer patients. Contact your local donation center... more
  • Summer 2010
    New CT Scanner at Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center - 06/01/2010 - The Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center is a Center of Excellence providing a full range of advanced cardiac care services.Always renowned for its cutting-edge, advanced... more
  • Spring 2010
    Eisenhower and da Vinci Celebrate 100 - 03/01/2010 - On January 20, 2010, Enrique Jacome,MD, Board Certified Gynecologist at Eisenhower Medical Center and his surgical team performed their 100th da Vinci hysterectomy,... more
  • Summer 2009
    EISENHOWER OPENS NEW CENTER OF EXCELLENCE - 07/01/2009 - Eisenhower Medical Center opened E its new Center of Excellence, the Eisenhower Neuroscience Institute, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on February 20, 2009. Eisenhower... more
  • Fall 2009
    Relay Health-Online Ease - 09/01/2009 - For the past year, Eisenhower Medical Center patients have been able to communicate with their physicians on emc.org, by using an innovative online program in... more
  • Nov-Dec 2002
    Mohammad Mojard M.D. - 11/01/2002 - Having suffered from asthma as a child, Dr. Mohammad “Mo” Mojarad knew he wanted to one day help others suffering like himself. He even dreamed of finding a... more
  • Winter 2009
    Stroke Care Excellence Award - 04/01/2009 - For the third consecutive year, Eisenhower Medical Center is the recipient of the prestigious HealthGrades Stroke Care Excellence Award™. HealthGrades® is a leading... more
  • Spring 2009
    Charles Shaeffer, MD - 03/01/2009 - In October 2008, Eisenhower Cardiologist Charlie Shaeffer, Jr., MD, FACC traveled to Southeast Asia volunteering his time and knowledge. For the first several days of... more
  • Spring 2008
    The Ambassador Society - 03/01/2008 - The success of Eisenhower Medical Center’s philanthropic efforts has been so outstanding that the Board of Governors agreed to establish a level of recognition that... more
  • Summer 2008
    Eisenhower Receives STEMI Designation - 11/04/2008 - The Riverside County Emergency Medical Services Agency has distinguished Eisenhower Medical Center as the only STEMI (ST-Elevation Myocardia Infarction) Receiving Center... more
  • Fall 2008
    Pharmacy Robot Advances Safety - 09/01/2008 - Eisenhower Medical Center is the first in the Coachella Valley to implement a robotic drug dispensing system, reducing the risk of medication errors for hospital... more
  • Winter 2007
    Improving the Odds:Stenting – Head To Toe - 01/01/2008 - WITH AN UNWAVERING SPIRIT INFUSED IN HIM BY PARENTS FRED AND ETHYL, GOLF GREAT KEN VENTURI HAS WEATHERED LIFE’S ADVERSITIES LIKE A PRO. FROM HIS BURST ONTO THE GOLF... more
  • Fall 2007
    New Memory Assessment Center to Open - 09/01/2007 - A comprehensive diagnostic center for Alzheimer’s disease, memory loss and related disorders will open this fall at Eisenhower Medical Center. On July 10, 2007, medical... more
  • Summer 2007
    Research: New Horizons at Eisenhower - 06/01/2007 - Currently, there is a clear trend toward community-based research. In 1991, 80 percent of industry funds for clinical research were spent in academic settings. By 1998,... more
  • Spring 2007
    Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center Launches Valve... - 03/01/2007 - Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center has launched its collaborative Valve Repair Program, ensuring that Coachella Valley residents do not have to leave the Valley for... more
  • Winter 2006
    Masters In The Art Of Medical Education - 11/01/2006 - Words,” said Rudyard Kipling, “are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” Few people understood and capitalized on that sentiment more... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    New Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Clinic - 07/01/2006 - Fine Needle Aspiration biopsy (FNA) is the method by which cells are collected for the purpose of detecting cancer, infection and a variety of other medical conditions.... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    Carmelita Sese - 05/01/2006 - When Carmelita Sese came to the United States in 1985, she came looking for a better life than the one she left behind in the poor farming village tucked away in the... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    20th Anniversary - 03/01/2006 - The 18th annual Frank Sinatra Countrywide Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament hosted by Barbara Sinatra is set for Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25, 2006... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    Take a Rare Tour of Catalina Island’s Outback - 03/01/2005 - If you haven’t visited Southern California’s very own island paradise, Catalina Island, lately, no problem — it hasn’t changed much. Of course, that is the charm of this... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    Psychological Effects of Exercise - 01/01/2006 - The physical benefits of participating in a consistent exercise program are common knowledge. But one benefit that rarely gets much attention is improved psychological... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    Beyond the “Cutting” Edge Minimally Invasive... - 11/01/2005 - There’s a relatively new approach to surgery that is getting people out of the hospital sooner and back to their normal activities more quickly. The approach –... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Orthopedic Surgeon and Renaissance Man - 09/01/2005 - Robert Murphy, MD, Chairman of Desert Orthopedic Center, is a Renaissance man. Not only is he a well-respected orthopedic surgeon, but he also has a master’s degree in... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    Medical Detective, Patient Advocate - Robert... - 07/01/2005 - Dr. Robert Waterbor characterizes his specialty – internal medicine – as a combination of psychology and good detective work. “You have to be able to diagnose whatever... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Contributors May - Jun 2005 - 05/01/2005 - Meredith Pellegrini, RD, BS Meredith V. Pellegrini, RD, BS, is a Registered Dietitian at Eisenhower Medical Center. She has been employed at Eisenhower for 11 years. She... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    Get Moving - 09/10/2004 - Get Moving
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    Grapefruit Festival - 01/01/2005 - The drive from our desert to the tiny town of Borrego Springs is a reminder of our valley’s agricultural treasures, from majestic date groves and fruit stands past... more
  • Jul-Aug 2004
    The Bionic Golfer - 07/01/2004 - Four knee injuries from football and skiing didn’t keep sixtytwo- year-old J.R. (James Richard) Delich off the golf course. Yet, a year ago this scratch player and... more
  • Mar-Apr 2004
    Surviving a Heart Attack: Sharon Cotterman Tells... - 03/01/2004 - Sixty-one-year-old Sharon Cotterman of Kansas City woke up at 2:30 a.m. on the morning of November 15, 2000, feeling nauseated and hot. She and her... more
  • Jan-Feb 2004
    Osteoarthritis: The Most Common Form of Arthritis - 01/01/2004 - You hear a lot about arthritis on television, in newspaper flyers, and in health care magazine ads. But did you know that there are more than 100 different... more