HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER SAFETY REPORT CARD SHOWS ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT

The Hi-Desert Medical Center, and hospitals nationwide, recently got a report card on their efforts towards safety. Reporter David Haldane said the score shows a need for some improvement… Patient safety at the Hi-Desert Medical Center is holding steady, but has lots of room for improvement. That’s the gist of

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of the Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, meets tomorrow, Wednesday, November 9, and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Helen Gray Education Center, located on the campus of

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER GETS 2016 PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE AWARD

Kudos for our home-town Hi-Desert Medical Center. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has the laurels… Hi-Desert Medical Center recently received a 2016 Performance Excellence Award by the Collaborative Alliance for Nursing Outcomes. The award is for exemplary work in reducing hospital-acquired conditions. The Medical Center was recognized for its success in preventing

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FREE LECTURE “HOW TO IDENTIFY POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER” TUESDAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center continues its free health care lecture series with “How to Identify Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.” Here’s more from reporter Edica Gonzalez… Learn how to recognize symptoms, within yourself and others, for PTSD and bring awareness to the need for help. Tuesday, November, 1 from 6 to 7

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FREE LECTURE “HOW TO IDENTIFY POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER” TUESDAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center continues its free health care lecture series with “How to Identify Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.” Here’s more from reporter Rebecca Havely… Learn how to recognize symptoms, within yourself and others, for PTSD and bring awareness to the need for help. Tuesday, November, 1 from 6 to 7

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FREE LECTURE ON BREAST IMAGING AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER

The Hi-Desert Medical Center continues its free health care lecture series with “More Than Wearing Pink.” Here’s more from reporter Rebecca Havely… The Hi-Desert Medical Center is raising awareness regarding breast imaging in its latest free lecture in a series. In the lecture “More Than Wearing Pink,” the director of

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BLOOD DRIVE AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TOMORROW

LifeStream will conduct a community blood drive on Thursday, October 20, at Hi-Desert Medical Center, from 10 to 2. Donors will receive incentives. In addition, Desert Blood Services now offers donors free cholesterol screening with every blood donation. All prospective donors should be free of infections or illness, weigh at

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEETS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of the Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, meets tomorrow and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, at the Helen Gray Center in Joshua Tree. For more information, please contact Kristin

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER LECTURE ON HEALTHY EATING ON A BUDGET WEDNESDAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center is hosting a fall health lecture series. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation to the next lecture in the series… The Hi-Desert Medical Center is offering a series of health related lectures the next in the series will be held on Wednesday, October 12 from 6

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FREE HEALTH AND COMMUNITY RESOURCE FAIR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

Get free health services to protect your family, kid’s fun, and important information during a Free Health and Community Resources Fair in Twentynine Palms this Saturday. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has your invitation…

Free health screenings and flu shots; resources and information for families and veterans; a Kids’ Zone with fun

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DONNA JOHNSON RETIRING FROM HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER AFTER 51 YEARS

Gas was 31 cents a gallon, the mini-skirt was introduced, and the “Sound of Music” was the year’s top grossing film; it was 1965 and twenty-two-year-old Donna Johnson began working at Hi-Desert Memorial Hospital in Yucca Valley. Assignment report Mike Lipsitz picks up the story from there… Tomorrow, Hi-Desert Medical

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER FALL HEALTH LECTURE SERIES STARTS THIS WEDNESDAY

The Hi-Desert Medical Center is hosting a fall health lecture series beginning Wednesday, September 28. Reporter Rebecca Havely has your invitation to the first in the series… The Hi-Desert Medical Center is offering a series of health-related lectures beginning Wednesday, September 28, from 6 to 7 p.m. The first lecture

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER WANTS CANCER PATIENTS TO LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTER

Women who are going through treatments for cancer are invited to a free workshop, Look Good, Feel Better, at the Hi-Desert Medical Center. The class offers complimentary group, individual, and online sessions that teach women how to deal with temporary hair loss, and changes to skin, complexions, and nails due

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER WANTS CANCER PATIENTS TO LOOK GOOD, FEEL BETTER

Women who are going through treatments for cancer are invited to a free workshop, Look Good, Feel Better, at the Hi-Desert Medical Center. The class offers complimentary group, individual, and online sessions that teach women how to deal with temporary hair loss, and changes to skin, complexions, and nails due

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of the Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, meets tomorrow and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the Helen Gray Education Center located on the campus of the Hi-Desert Medical

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HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM STARTS WEDNESDAY

Hi-Desert Medical Center is offering a free smoking cessation program starting this Wednesday. Reporter Kirby Davis tells you how to sign up… Recognizing no two smokers are alike, working with others to learn why you smoke, identifying triggers and creating a support network are hallmarks of a successful smoking cessation

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FREE DIABETES EDUCATION CLASSES AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER TOMORROW

Hi-Desert Medical Center hosts free education classes for diagnosed diabetes patients. The Medical Center’s Dietary department will provide relevant tools and information that patients need to provide comprehensive training and understanding. These classes, which have expanded to four one-hour classes, are designed to allow the patient to begin education anywhere

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DIABETES CLASSES HELD AT HI-DESERT MEDICAL CENTER

Hi-Desert Medical Center hosts free education classes for diagnosed diabetes patients. The Medical Center’s Dietary department will provide relevant tools and information that patients need to provide comprehensive training and understanding. These classes, which have expanded to four one-hour classes, are designed to allow the patient to begin education anywhere

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A NIGHT FOR LIFE FOR HIGH DESERT PREGNANCY CLINIC

The High Desert Pregnancy Clinic has planned a fundraiser event. Managing Editor Tami Roleff has all the details… The High Desert Pregnancy Clinic will hold its annual fundraiser, “A Night for Life Under the Stars,” on Saturday, September 24. This semi‐formal evening will feature entertainment by the Luminators, with hors

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COMPASSIONATE FRIENDS MEET TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Chapter of the Compassionate Friends, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, will meet tomorrow and every second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the Helen Gray Center in Joshua Tree. The group is facilitated by

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