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Focus on Fiber
Aug 8, 2019

( This blog, including text, graphics, images and other posted materials, is provided for general informational purposes only. This information is not intended as a substitute for medical treatment or advice. You should consult a physician for any ...

Fall Prevention and Quality of Life
Mar 6, 2019

Falls can be a threat to our quality of life for older adults age 60 and older. However, falls can be prevented if your risk of falls can be identified. Outpatient Therapy Services at Alvarado Hospital’s San Diego Rehabilitation Institute are ...

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, ...

Common Causes of Low Libido
Sep 27, 2016

Many women and their partners never acknowledge the importance of maintaining good sexual health. In fact, many women simply don’t know that their sexual health can have a serious impact on their overall health, wellness and relationships. ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED WITH AN 'A' FOR THE SPRING 2020 LEAPFROG HOSPITAL SAFETY GRADE
May 27, 2020

Alvarado Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Alvarado Hospital’s achievements providing safer health care. This is the second consecutive year that ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL HAS RESUMED NON-EMERGENCY PROCEDURES IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE, LOCAL GUIDELINES
May 26, 2020

Following COVID-19 guidelines announced by state and local health officials, Alvarado Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, is scheduling elective surgeries and procedures. Michael Brislin, Director of Perioperative Services, said a careful and ...

HOSPITALS REMAIN AVAILABLE FOR ALL MEDICAL EMERGENCIES, NOT JUST COVID-19
Apr 20, 2020

Patients Suffering Non-COVID-19 Emergencies, Such as Heart Attacks or Strokes, Should Not Delay Care and Still Visit ER. Ensuring safe access to emergency medical care continues to be important, even during a pandemic. The Emergency Department ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL MODIFIES ITS VISITATION POLICY
Mar 14, 2020

Alvarado Hospital has modified its visitation policies in compliance with the order of the Health Officer of The County of San Diego, with the aim of safeguarding the public and its staff against the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ...