• HealthNotes May 2017

  • Features
  • Eisenhower Earns ’A’ for Patient Safety from Leapfrog Group

    The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety and transparency in the United States health care system, released their new Hospital Safety Grades, which assign letter grades to hospitals nationwide based on how... read more...
  • Experts Agree: Aquatic Exercise Does It All

    “As a fitness tool, swimming hits all the marks,” says David Clawson, MD, Director, Eisenhower Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic. “It’s a great aerobic workout. It’ll increase your cardiac output and lowers... read more...
  • Right Place, Right Time

    “I have a tendency to get rear-ended,” says Todd Schufelt, 47, a publishing firm regional manager who lives in North Indio with his wife and three sons. “I’ve been in 15 car accidents over the last 20 years working for the... read more...
  • The Eyes Have It

    Macular degeneration (MD) is an eye disorder affecting more than 13 million Americans. It causes damage to, or the breakdown of, the macula, the central portion of the retina responsible for sharp, central (straight ahead) vision and is the leading... read more...
  • Highlights
  • When it Comes to Stroke: BE FAST

    May is Stroke Awareness Month May is National Stroke Awareness Month and Eisenhower Medical Center, a certified primary stroke center, reminds everyone to understand the risk factors, warning signs and symptoms of stroke. Stroke, the... read more...
  • Upcoming Events
  • Calendar

    Travel Planning with and without Oxygen RW Breathe Better Education Series W, May 17, noon to 1 p.m. 760-773-2031 Can You Spot a Stroke? AC Desert Diabetes Club W, May 17, 2 to 3 p.m. No registration required; visit emc.org/ddc for more... read more...