2012

Blog Posts in 2012

10 TIPS TO LOSE THE HOLIDAY BULGE

1. Don’t skip meals to lose weight. Skipping meals leads to overeating at the next meal. 2. Keep a stash of healthy snacks when hunger strikes, such as fruit, low-fat yogurt, string cheese, ...
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AVOID HOLIDAY MISHAPS WHILE STRINGING CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

Trying to open gifts with a cast on your arm can put some coal in your holiday season. Each holiday period, emergency room physicians see a similar pattern―men in particular coming in with broken ...
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HARVEST HAPPENINGS - A EVENING OF HEALTH & WELLNESS

Join Us for an Evening of Free Food, Giveaways, Lectures and Health Info - November 15, 2012 We are thankful to be your neighborhood healthcare provider for the last 40 years. To show our commitment ...
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RENOWNED ARTIST DONATES ARTWORK TO ALVARADO REHAB GOLF EVENT

Charles Fazzino, one of the most popular and highly collected pop artists of all time, donatED a piece of artwork (pictured here) specifically designed for the Rehab Golf Classic and the San Diego ...
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PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED GOLFERS MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN SAN DIEGO

San Diego's only adaptive golf tournament was held Oct. 11, 2012, at the Riverwalk Golf Club. Sponsored by the San Diego Rehabilitation Institute at Alvarado Hospital, this one-of-a-kind event ...
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PRIME HEALTHCARE ACQUIRES SECOND PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL

Prime Healthcare Services announced on Oct. 3, 2012, that it has completed the purchase of Lower Bucks Hospital, a 156-bed acute care hospital located in Bristol, Pennsylvania. This is Prime ...
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11 ALVARADO PHYSICIANS NAMED "TOP DOCTORS" IN SAN DIEGO

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center has 13 physicians in several specialties named "Top Doctors" in the annual San Diego Magazine "Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" survey done ...
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PRIME ACQUIRES DALLAS MEDICAL CENTER IN TEXAS

Prime Healthcare Services announced Sept. 26, 2012, that it purchased Dallas Medical Center, located in Dallas, Texas. Dallas Medical Center is a 155-bed full service acute care hospital, located in ...
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BLUE SHIELD PATIENTS CAN NOW ACCESS ALVARADO HOSPITAL SERVICES

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center is pleased to announce a new contract with Blue Shield of California effective Aug. 1, 2012. This means that Blue Shield HMO, PPO, POS, EPO and SENIOR patients have ...
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LAURA GILBERT NAMED MARKETING PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

Laura Gilbert, regional marketing director of Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, Paradise Valley Hospital and Bayview Behavioral Health, was chosen as the 2012 Marketing Professional of the Year by the ...
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POPULAR "SEX AND THE CITY" TEA PARTY A SUCCESS

Alvarado Hospital is one of the first hospitals in the country to open a hospital-based sexual medicine program, recognizing that sexual health plays a vital role in overall hearth. World-renowend ...
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TEXAS-BASED HOSPITAL JOINS PRIME HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

Prime Healthcare Services, based in Ontario, Calif., announced on June 1, 2012, that it has completed a transaction to acquire Pampa Regional Medical Center, located in Pampa, Texas, from Signature ...
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ALVARADO HOSPITAL NAMES ITS 2012 NURSES OF THE YEAR

Karen Lakota, RN, ICU, Nurse Mentor Karen Lakota, RN, is the 2012 Nursing Mentor of the Year at Alvarado Hospital for her dedication to training the next generation of nurses and providing ...
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DR. PREM REDDY NAMED AMONG MOST INFLUENTIAL PHYSICIAN EXECUTIVES IN NATION

Prem Reddy, MD, chairman, president and CEO of Prime Healthcare Services, has been named to Modern Healthcare’s prestigious list of the "50 Most Influential Physician Executives” for ...
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PRIME HEALTHCARE FOUNDER PREM REDDY, MD, HONORED BY SAN DIEGO BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS

Prem Reddy, MD, founder, president and CEO of Prime Healthcare Services, was honored by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego at the Club’s 50th Annual Golden Achievement Awards Dinner ...
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GIVING BACK: THE DR. PREM REDDY STORY

As young Prem Reddy walked to school through the rice paddies of rural India, he dreamed big. Undaunted by the lack of electricity and potable water, he was first in his family to go onto college, and ...
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PRIME HEALTHCARE ACQUIRES ITS FIRST NEVADA-BASED HOSPITAL

Prime Healthcare Services announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, located in Reno, from Dignity Health (formerly known as ...
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WINDMILL FARMS AND ALVARADO TEAM UP FOR "HEART MATTERS"

Alvarado Hospital and Windmill Farms Team Up for a Heart Healthy Neighborhood! Alvarado Hospital partnered with Windmill Farms to host "Heart Matters," on March 15, 2012. This free community ...
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ALVARADO HOSPITAL EARNS GOLD SEAL OF APPROVAL FOR STROKE REHAB

Alvarado Hospital’s stroke rehabilitation program has earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ for Stroke Rehabilitation from The Joint Commission, which is the second time the hospital's ...
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DON'T LOSE SLEEP OVER DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME

Alvarado Hospital Expert Offers Tips for Adjusting to the Time Change With daylight saving time just around the corner, moving our clocks forward one hour also means losing one hour of sleep. To some ...
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PRIME HEALTHCARE ACQUIRES ROXBOROUGH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Prime Healthcare Services announced iin February 2012 that it has acquired Roxborough Memorial Hospital, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from Solis Healthcare. Roxborough Memorial is an ...
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STAY FIT AND AVOID SPORTS INJURIES

Advice For Weekend Warriors to Extreme Sports Enthusiasts Alvarado Hospital hosted a community event to help weekend warriors and sports enthusiasts alike learn how to stay fit and avoid sports ...
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ALVARADO PHYSICIANS NAMED TOP DOCTOR BY U.S. NEWS

Congratulations to the just announced U.S. News & World Report 2012 "Top Doctors” at Alvarado Hospital Medical Center. These doctors span six specialty areas and were selected based on ...
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