Life after breast cancer – One survivor’s story

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In honor of breast cancer awareness month, Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center wanted to share one survivor’s story. Ann Foster was an oncology nurse at the hospital when she got diagnosed with breast cancer back in 2013 after her yearly mammogram screening. A life-changing event Foster wants to share with others going through the same thing. “As an oncology nurse, …

Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center Offers Around-The-Clock Critical Care

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Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center will be providing around-the-clock monitoring of its ICU patients by highly trained intensivist physicians (doctors specially trained in critical care) and critical care specialists, delivering an extra layer of care that enhances patient safety. In addition to our hospital staff, we are partnering with Advanced ICU Care® to provide Board-certified intensivists (critical care physicians) and …

Combating Breast Cancer

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WHEN IT COMES to battling breast cancer, early detection and proactive solutions are key. Thanks to diagnostic technologies and increased education about finding breast cancer in its earliest stages, healthcare providers and patients are teaming up to find breast cancer when the disease is most responsive to treatment. There are approximately 2.8 million breast cancer survivors in the United States. “Screening …

Fall into Fitness

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COLD WEATHER’S moving in, but that doesn’t mean your workout routine has to suffer. When seasons change, your fitness routine should, too. Learn some smart strategies for exercising this fall. Here are four helpful tips to keep in mind as you set out to exercise this autumn: Have a drink. Always remember to stay hydrated and cool down after exercising, regardless …

Happy, Healthy Halloween

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SUGAR IS FLOWING and bedtimes are later than usual. Try these tricks for a healthy, spooky holiday.  To help cut down on the amount of candy your little one consumes, eat a healthy family meal together prior to trick-or-treating.  Candy is the order of the day, but sugar isn’t good for our health. While sugary treats in moderation are OK, make …

The GeniusTM 3d MammographyTM exam is at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center

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Show Low, AZ, Summit Healthcare Women’s Imaging Centeris excited to offer the latest in breast cancer screening advances,  Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exams, developed  by Hologic, Inc., a worldwide leader in Women’s Health. Utilizing advanced breast tomosynthesis technology, Genius exams are clinically proven to significantly increase the detection of breast cancers, while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return …

Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center Receives 4-Star Rating from CMS for Quality and Safety of Patients

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Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center receives high rankings from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality and safety of patients. More than 3500 hospitals participated in the program and Summit Healthcare in Show Low, AZ received a 4-stars out of 5-stars, with 5-star being the best quality. Similar to hotel star ratings, the Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating …

24/7 Tele-ICU Monitoring Comes to Summit Healthcare

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Beginning in October 2016, Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center will implement remote tele-health monitoring of intensive care unit (ICU) patients through the most advanced telemedicine program available. Highly trained intensivist physicians and critical care specialists will provide an extra layer of care that enhances patient safety 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Summit Healthcare is the first hospital in …

Are You at Risk for Lung Cancer?

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Lung cancer is one of the deadliest forms of cancer, and it rarely causes symptoms until the advanced stages that are difficult to treat. Early detection of lung cancer is key,” says Snehal Thakkar, M.D., medical oncologist at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center. “If you are worried about your risk or have concerns, talk with your primary care physician as …

Healthy Steps: Child Health Resources for Parents

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Based on a national, evidence-based primary care model designed to enhance a baby’s emotional, intellectual, and physical growth during the first five years of life, Summit Healthcare’s Healthy Steps for Young Children program connects parents with Harvard-trained specialists and a wealth of child health resources and information. The program offers the following services to parents raising babies from birth through …