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POPULAR "SEX IN OUR CITY" EVENT FOR WOMEN ONLY TO BE HELD OCT. 20, 2015
Sep 1, 2015

Join us for a refreshments and free educational discussion on flibanserin and other hot topics related to women's sexual health With FDA approval of the new libido drug for women – flibanserin – women finally have options. This is the ...

FDA APPROVES FIRST DRUG, ADDYI, TO TREAT FEMALE LOW LIBIDO
Aug 18, 2015

Although there are 26 drugs approved to treat male sexual dysfunction as of this year, there are no drugs specifically approved to increase women’s libido. Today, the FDA approved the first drug, flibanserin or Addyi (pronounced ...

DINNER WITH OUR DOCTORS: BACK & JOINT PAIN - AUG. 10, 2015
Jul 31, 2015

Is back or joint pain keeping you from enjoying your life? Why not find out your options and enjoy a three-course dinner at Terra American Bistro. A panel or orthopedic specialists from the brand-new Advanced Spine & Joint Institute will discuss ...

ONE-OF-A-KIND SPINE & JOINT PROGRAM OPENS IN SAN DIEGO
Jul 20, 2015

Imagine a hospital where patients wear comfortable clothes from home rather than hospital gowns. Where the hallway floors look like a boardwalk and images of San Diego’s beautiful landscapes and landmarks fill the walls and rooms. Imagine you ...

AMERICA'S 100 BEST HOSPITALS FOR SPINE & ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY IN 2014-2015
Jul 1, 2015

Alvarado Hospital was just ranked by Healthgrades as among " America's 100 Best Hospitals " for Spine Surgery™ and Orthopedic Surgery™ Healthgrades in 2015. This is the second year in a row Alvarado was ranked among ...

ALVARADO'S IRWIN GOLDSTEIN, MD, FEATURED IN NEW YORK TIME'S ARTICLE ON "FEMALE VIAGRA"
Jun 1, 2015

Dr. Irwin Goldstein, medical director of Alvarado's Sexual Medicine Program, as quoted in an article on a push for the FDA to approve a viagra-like drug for women. Read the New York Times article: ‘Viagra for Women’ Gets Push for ...

ALVARADO RANKED AMONG TOP 5% IN NATION FOR PATIENT SAFETY AND CLINICAL EXCELLENCE IN 2015
May 15, 2015

Alvarado Hospital was awarded the 2015 Patient Safety Excellence Award by Healthgrades in recognition of the the hospital's track records for keeping patients safe, as well as the 2015 Distinguished Hospital Award for being among the top 5% in ...

2015 SEX IN OUR CITY - SAN DIEGO'S FAVORITE SEXUAL HEALTH EVENT FOR WOMEN
Jan 20, 2015

San Diego's Popular Sexual Health Dinner Event for Women Takes Place Feb. 23, 2015 San Diego's most popular sexual health event for women will be held on Monday, Feb. 23, at farm-to-table Terra American Bistro. This popular annual event ...

NEW SPINE & JOINT INSTITUTE MODELED AFTER NATIONALLY RENOWNED PROGRAM
Jan 13, 2015

A trailblazing total joint replacement (TJR) and spine surgery program will open its doors at Alvarado Hospital in April 2015. This program is based on the nationally recognized Marshall Steele program, which is renowned for its superior outcomes, ...

ALVARADO NOTED FOR LOW INFECTION RATES BY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
Jan 13, 2015

Alvarado Hospital was one of three San Diego hospitals found to have low infection rates and other patient injuries, compared with peers. In December, the federal government published a list of hospitals that were to be penalized for having high ...

GENETIC LINK TO OBESITY POINTS TO BARIATRIC SURGERY SUCCESS
Jan 7, 2015

A common misconception is that bariatric surgery is a "cop-out"—and those affected by obesity just need to go on a diet and exercise program. However, more than 20 years of medical research has proven the genetic basis of obesity, and ...

ALVARADO ADMINISTRATOR NAMED SAN DIEGO "WOMEN WHO MEAN BUSINESS" AWARD WINNER
Nov 6, 2014

Robin Gomez, Alvarado Hospital administrator, just won the coveted "Women Who Mean Business" Award, which is one of the longest-running events for women business leaders in San Diego and the country. Hosted by the San Diego Business Journal ...

PRIME BY FAR AND AWAY BEST CANDIDATE FOR DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY HOSPITALS
Oct 28, 2014

"It's beyond comprehension how the Mercury News could advocate for the potential closure of six vital community hospitals in California and the loss of pension and health benefits of 16,000 union and non-union workers. But that is ...

ALMOST 50 ALVARADO HOSPITAL PHYSICIANS NAMED "TOP DOCTORS"
Oct 12, 2014

Almost 50 members of Alvarado Hospital's medical staff were honored as part of "San Diego's Top Doctors," which is published by San Diego Magazin e each October in cooperation with the San Diego County Medical Society. The 2014 Top ...

PRIME HEALTHCARE ENTERS INTO DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE DAUGHTERS OF CHARITY HEALTH SYSTEM IN CA
Oct 10, 2014

On Oct. 10, 2014, Prime Healthcare Services and Prime Healthcare Foundation ("Prime Healthcare") said today it will ensure continued access to quality healthcare at six struggling California hospitals it will acquire from the Daughters of ...

PATIENT PORTAL OFFERS SECURE, CONVENIENT ACCESS TO HEALTH INFO
Oct 3, 2014

Alvarado Hospital is excited to offer a secure and convenient way for patients to access and manage their health information online. With a personalized account, patients can now view their information online anytime. Patients get secure and ...

2014 NURSING EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS
Oct 1, 2014

As part of its annual Nursing Excellence Awards, Alvarado Hospital recognized two outstanding nurses for their commitment to patient care and their ability to inspire colleagues. Reggie Tiamzon, RN, (pictured left) received the 2014 Clinical ...

ALVARADO DOCTOR AND NURSE NAMED SAN DIEGO HEALTHCARE CHAMPIONS OF THE YEAR!
Sep 29, 2014

At the 2014 San Diego Healthcare Champions of the Year Awards, an Alvarado Hospital physician and nurse were honored for their "exceptional leadership." Dr. James Bates was named Healthcare Physician Champion of the Year, and Peggy Jezsu, ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL LAUNCHES ONLINE COACHING AND TRACKING TO IMPROVE PATIENT RECOVERY
Sep 15, 2014

Alvarado Hospital is the first hospital in San Diego to offer patients online coaching and tracking through the service RxMatch. As hospitals continue to strive to reduce readmission rates and to keep patients on track to recovery following surgery, ...

DINNER WITH OUR DOCTOR: LEARN MORE ABOUT SURGICAL WEIGHT-LOSS OPTIONS
Sep 15, 2014

Join us for dinner with our weigh-loss doctor on either Sept. 30 or Oct. 21, 2014, at Alvarado Hospital. Dr. Julie Ellner will discuss the benefits of surgical weight loss for those who are interested in learning more. Catered by farm-to-table Terra ...

SPINE & DINE SET FOR SEPT. 29 AT TERRA BISTRO
Sep 11, 2014

Alvarado Hospital is hosting a "Spine & Dine" at Terra American Bistro to provide education and information on the causes of chronic back pain and solutions. Presented by Dr. Choll Kim, spine medical director of the hospital's new ...

ALVARADO AMONG AMERICA'S 100 BEST HOSPITALS IN 3 SPECIALTIES
Jul 29, 2014

Alvarado Hospital was just ranked among "America's 100 Best Hospitals" for Spine Surgery™, Orthopedic Surgery™ and Critical Care™ by Healthgrades in 2014. This is in addition to the hospital overall being named among ...

GOLF TOURNAMENT PROVIDES THERAPY FOR SURVIVORS
Jun 25, 2014

Annual SoCal Rehab Golf Classic Raises Awareness About Adaptive Golf as Therapy CLICK HERE: REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION San Diego's only adaptive golf tournament will be held Sept. 25, 2014, at the Cottonwood Golf Club in El Cajon. Sponsored by ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL RANKED TOP 5% IN NATION FOR CLINICAL EXCELLENCE
Jun 13, 2014

Ranking among the top 5% in the nation, Alvarado Hospital was differentiated from other hospitals in 2014 for overall clinical excellence as measured by objective outcomes across 30 of the most common diagnoses and procedures. Healthgrades determined ...

DR. PREM REDDY NAMED AMONG MOST INFLUENTIAL PHYSICIAN EXECUTIVES IN NATION
May 20, 2014

Dr. Prem Reddy, chairman, president and CEO of Prime Healthcare Services, which includes Alvarado Hospital, has been named to Modern Healthcare ’s prestigious list of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives” for 2014. Dr. ...

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