2017

News Posts in 2017

Five-Star Care at Alvarado Hospital
Dec 23, 2017

Alvarado Hospital’s rating on the Medicare Hospital Compare website has recently been raised from three to five stars in both inpatient and outpatient care categories. Hospital Compare (https://medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html) is ...

The Joint Commission has recognized Prime Healthcare hospitals as 2017 Pioneers in Quality™ Contributors
Dec 1, 2017

Prime Hospitals recognized for quality improvement in health care (Ontario, CA – November 16, 2017) –The Joint Commission has recognized Prime Healthcare as a Pioneer in Quality contributor. Prime hospitals have implemented new technology ...

Alvarado Hospital recognized by Healthgrades™ as One of 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic and Spine Surgeries for 2018
Oct 26, 2017

Alvarado Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, has been named by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Services tm and Spine Surgery tm for 2018. This makes it the fifth year in a row that Alvarado has achieved ...

Alvarado's San Diego Rehabilitation Institute Helps the Physically Challenged With a Little Help From their PALS
Oct 18, 2017

James Geter is a double amputee and stroke survivor. If that’s all you knew about him, you might assume that he wouldn’t have much to laugh or feel happy about. But here is he is with his two buddies, Dusty Ferreiro and Fred Brock, ...

Prime Healthcare Hospitals Recognized Nationally by Healthgrades - Hospitals receive nearly 200 awards for various specialties
Oct 18, 2017

(Ontario, CA - October 18, 2017) – Prime Healthcare’s community hospitals across the United States have once again received top awards and accolades for clinical excellence in various procedures and conditions by Healthgrades, the leading ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL CELEBRATES EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT EXPANSION WITH TOPPING OUT CEREMONY
Jul 3, 2017

Originally built in 1972 with 12 beds, the expanded emergency department will nearly double its patient capacity with space for future expansion. San Diego-based general contractor Pacific Building Group today raised the final beam to complete or ...

KNEE PAIN CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS - DINNER SEMINAR
May 2, 2017

Alvarado Hospital is hosting a dinner seminar for the San Diegans suffering from knee pain. If knee pain is keeping you from enjoying your life, join us for dinner at Gordon Biersch Restaurant on Thursday, May 25, at 6 p.m. in Mission Valley. Dr. ...

ALVARADO ONLY HOSPITAL IN CITY OF SAN DIEGO NAMED 2017 PATIENT SAFETY EXCELLENCE WINNER
Apr 4, 2017

Alvarado Hospital is the only hospital in the city of San Diego to garner the Healthgrades 2017 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, putting it in the top 5% in the nation for patient safety. This is the third year Alvarado has achieved this ...

ALVARADO JOINS THE PADRES TO STRIKE OUT STROKE
Mar 31, 2017

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center joins the San Diego Padres against the LA Dodgers to Strike Out Stroke. Join us on May 7 th at Petco Park for National Stroke Awareness Month. Game starts at 1:40 pm. “We will host activities, events and games ...

NEW BELLY BALLOON EMPOWERS SAN DIEGO WOMAN
Mar 29, 2017

Starting her life over as a single woman in San Diego, Paula Shanahan was determined to lose weight once and for all and embrace her new Southern California lifestyle. Having tried “every diet there is” over the years, Paula’s ...

NECK OR KNEE PAIN? ALVARADO OFFERING EDUCATIONAL DINNER SEMINARS
Feb 23, 2017

As a regional leader in spine and orthopedics, Alvarado Hospital is launching a series of dinner seminars at Gordon Biersch Restaurant to educate San Diegans about the latest advances in neck, back and knee pain. Alvarado is the only hospital in the ...

DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PLAN FOR THOSE WHO REQUIRE ASSISTANCE, CAREGIVERS
Jan 12, 2017

If you require assistance for daily living or are a caregiver, there are additional preparations required in case of a disaster. Julie Jeakle, emergency services coordinator for San Diego County, will be lecturing on this topic on Friday, March 17, ...

POPULAR SEX IN OUR CITY SEMINAR DATE SET FOR FEB. 28, 2017
Jan 12, 2017

The popular Sex in Our City dinner seminar will be held Feb. 28 at 6 p.m. at Alvarado Hospital. This popular event for women only always fills up fast, so sign up soon if you plan to attend. Hosted by internationally renowned sexual medicine expert ...

EXERCISE MORE IN 2017? FREE YOGA CLASSES AT ALVARADO HOSPITAL
Jan 11, 2017

If your 2017 resolutions include more exercise, flexibility or mindfulness - Alvarado Hospital is here to help with free yoga classes on Mondays and Wednesdays. These are open to the public, so check out a class! Classes are held in the ...