2011

News Posts in 2011

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PRIME HEALTHCARE RECOGNIZED FOR IMPLEMENTING PATIENT SAFETY TECHNOLOGY
Dec 6, 2011

Leading Hospital Management Company Uses IT to Improve Patient Safety and Quality of Care HIMSS Analytics in February will be honoring Prime Healthcare hospitals for their accomplishments in implementing technology solutions that have the ability to ...

PARALYZED VETERANS TREATED TO SPECIAL THANKSGIVING MEAL
Dec 1, 2011

Alvarado Hospital hosted its annual “Comebacker’s Neuro Club Thanksgiving Luncheon” to celebrate survivors recovering from a stroke or brain attack, and to recognize their caregivers on Nov. 18, 2011. As part of the event, five ...

NEW CREAM MAY AID WOMEN WITH LOW LIBIDO
Nov 10, 2011

Dr. Irwin Goldstein, medical director of the sexual medicine program at Alvarado Hospital, presented an oral and poster presentation of the "Phase III Clinical Trial for Female Sexual Arousal Disorder (FSAD) with Femprox®" for the ...

MOVIE PREMIER OF "STILL ME" DEPICTS LIFE POST-STROKE
Oct 28, 2011

The award-winning short film "Still Me” was premiered in San Diego at Alvarado Hospital on Oct. 28, 2011. The film features Roseanne (played by Tina Gloss from "Pushing Daisies”) and Jack (played by Scott King from ...

2 ALVARADO PHYSICIANS RECOGNIZED AS SAN DIEGO HEALTHCARE CHAMPIONS
Oct 13, 2011

Two Alvarado Hospital Medical Center physicians were recently recognized as 2011 San Diego Health Care Champions. Dr. Irwin Goldstein, medical director of the hospital's sexual medicine program, and Dr. Kevin Kelly, medical director of the ...

PARAPLEGIC "STANDS UP" FOR OTHERS WITH DISABILITIES
Oct 4, 2011

Anthony Netto Wants Physically Challenged San Diegans to Stand Up and Play! We all wonder how we'd react in the face of adversity. Anthony Netto knows. He became paralyzed from the waist down after being shot in the Gulf War as part of Special ...

THE BRYAN CARAVEO STORY - JOURNEY TO RECOVERY
Sep 26, 2011

Forty-eight-year-old Bryan Caraveo figured he’d be doing something healthy for himself and the environment when he decided to ride his bike on National Bike to Work Day on May 20, 2011. Little did he know that he’d wake up in the hospital ...

THE ART OF MEDICINE THROUGH A PHYSICIAN'S SCULPTURES
Sep 23, 2011

When Dr. John Finkenberg isn’t performing spine surgery at Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, he spends his time on another fine art: sculpting. It’s an avocation inspired by his days at UCLA, when he would sneak over to the art side of ...

ALVARADO REGIONAL CEO NAMED AMONG TOP HOSPITAL LEADERS TO KNOW
Sep 15, 2011

Becker's Hospital Review announced that Luis Leon, regional CEO of Alvardo Hospital Medical Center and Paradise Valley Hospital, was named in its just released "291 Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know." This publication ...

ACCLAIMED MOUTH PAINTER TEACHES CLASS TO REHAB PATIENTS
Sep 1, 2011

Robert Thome, an internationally acclaimed mouth painter, taught painting as a therapeutic tool to rehabilitation patients on Aug. 26 as part of Alvarado Hospital's Artability progam. Thome, who was born in 1954, became a quadriplegic in his ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL STAFF TEAM UP FOR 2011 HEART WALK
Sep 1, 2011

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center staff and volunteers participated in the 2011 San Diego Heart Walk, a 5k non-competitive walk to raise awareness and funds to support the American Heart Association's mission to build healthier lives free of ...

16 ALVARADO PHYSICIANS NAMED TOP DOCTORS BY SAN DIEGO MAGAZINE
Aug 21, 2011

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center has 16 physicians in 11 specialties named "Top Doctors" in the annual San Diego Magazine "Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" survey done collaboratively with the San Diego County Medical ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL PHYSICIANS RECOGNIZED BY U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT
Aug 11, 2011

Six physicians on Alvarado Hospital’s medical staff were identified by U.S. News & World Report as "Top Doctors” in the nation. These physicians are Dr. Gonzalo Ballon-Landa, infectious disease specialist; Dr. Irwin Goldstein, ...

HOT FLASH HAVOC SCREENING FEATURES DR. GOLDSTEIN
Jun 29, 2011

San Diego was chosen as one of the host cities for the award-winning documentary Hot Flash Havoc, a film of menopausal proportions, which will be held at the David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre in La Jolla on June 29, 2011. Dr. Irwin Goldstein, ...

EXTREME WEATHER = EXTREME ALLERGIES
Mar 21, 2011

The extreme swings in San Diego’s weather this winter—ranging from 80 degrees one day to record-breaking rainfall counts the next—may make this one of the worst allergy seasons we’ve seen. "With extreme temperatures, ...

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