• Cover Story
  • Women’s Health - An Update on Screenings

    As technology and research advance, the debate about the frequency of mammograms and other screenings for women continues. However, the subject upon which everyone agrees is the importance of an ongoing dialogue between a patient and her physician.... read more...
  • Features
  • Only at Eisenhower: Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)

    For years, Laverne Romero of Cathedral City had suffered from episodes of excruciating pain in her upper abdomen. “It felt like I was having explosions on both sides of my abdomen, and the pain was so horrible it would knock me out for days,” the... read more...
  • Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

    It can be an odd feeling when one’s heart races, skips a beat or feels strangely fluttery. Most people experience an occasional, brief rapid heartbeat at some point during their lives. And although most of these occurrences are not problematic,... read more...
  • Earns National Re-Accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

    The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons has granted three-year accreditation to Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be... read more...
  • Eisenhower’s Cardiovascular/Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Earns Three-Year Re-Accreditation

    The Tamkin Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, located at Eisenhower Renker Wellness Center, recently received a three-year re-accreditation through the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). ... read more...
  • Eisenhower Medical Center Expands Patient Services with CarePayment® Patient Financing

    Eisenhower Medical Center is expanding patient services by adding CarePayment patient financing programs. With CarePayment, Eisenhower patients can pay medical bills in affordable monthly installments for up to 36 months at 0.00% APR for the life of... read more...
  • Eisenhower Inpatient Rehabilitation Center Earns CARF Re-Accreditation

    Eisenhower Inpatient Rehabilitation Center recently received a three-year re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Eisenhower Medical Center is the only hospital in Riverside County with CARF... read more...
  • The Getty Center

    One wealthy man’s passion for European art culminated in an institution in Los Angeles that the world has embraced as one of its greatest art centers. Thanks to the largesse of the late oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, you can visit the Getty Center and... read more...
  • FIVE Things you can do right now as part of your wellness routine

    1. Attitude of GratitudeEach day, write a quick list of five things for which you are grateful. You’ll be counting your blessings in no time. 2. Brain Food Walnuts, almonds and hazelnuts have been shown to protect brain... read more...
  • The Importance of Exercise - Before, During and After Cancer Treatment

    More than ever, studies show a crucial link between exercise and patient outcomes, before, during and after cancer treatment. The importance of exercise isn’t new, but ongoing research about the effects of exercise on cancer patients highlights more... 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,... read more...
  • Eisenhower Cancer Support Services

    Hearing the words, “You have cancer,” is one of the most difficult and life-changing things a person could ever experience. Knowing what to expect is daunting at best, and the pending list of appointments, physicians, medications and side effects,... read more...
  • A Healing Place Like No Other

    “People often think they have to leave the desert and go to a big medical center to get comprehensive cancer care,” says Scott Gering, MD, the only Board Certified Colon and Rectal Surgeon in the Coachella Valley. “But here at Eisenhower Lucy Curci... read more...
  • A Passion For Cancer Care

    One look at the list of credentials after Vicki Koceja’s name — PhD, MBA, BSN, RN-BC, OCN, FAAMA — and you get a sense of how passionate she is about being a great resource for cancer patients. “When I was in college, my grandfather was diagnosed... read more...
  • A Roadmap For Maintaining Good Health

    Taking one’s health for granted is very common. When we feel good, we maintain daily exercise routines, tackle yard work or paint the exterior of our home with gusto. After all, it feels great to be physically active and to be independent in how we... read more...
  • Exercise and Cancer

    Exercise has always been critical for maintaining good health. Increasingly, it has also been shown to boost the immune system and recovery of patients, before, during and after cancer treatment. It is also helps patients manage the side effects of... read more...
  • 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... read more...
  • Sports Medicine For Student Athletes

    Student athletes at most of the desert’s high schools and its community college have some special talent on their side: highly trained orthopedic surgeons from Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center (EDOC) who have advanced expertise in sports... read more...