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 …

Hyperbaric Oxygen Can Help Nonhealing Wounds

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Sometimes the body’s natural healing process isn’t enough. Summit Healthcare Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center offers a comprehensive outpatient program to diabetes complications, burns, and even spider bites. Seeing an unmet need in the community and an increase in chronic nonhealing wounds, Summit Healthcare began offering access to proven therapies that speed the healing process and deliver excellent clinical outcomes. …

Telemedicine Brings Healthcare to You

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More and more patients in remote locations are being served by telemedicine, which is the use of medical information exchanged from one site to another via electronic communications to improve a patient’s clinical health status. For example, Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center offers telestroke services that allow a patient in our Emergency Department to be seen by a board-certified neurologist …

After a Cardiac Event, Cardiac Rehab Can Help

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For patients who have suffered from heart attack, coronary artery disease, or heart failure or undergone stent, bypass, or valve replacement procedures, Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center offers a cardiac rehab program designed to get them back to their daily lives—and with a decreased chance that the event will recur. “We are a chronic disease management and education program, and …

Cedar Fire pre-evacuation notice

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The American Red Cross Northern Arizona Chapter has opened a shelter for residents evacuated due to the Cedar Fire. Red Cross volunteers are at the Snowflake Junior High School located at 1380 S. Main St., in Snowflake. Evacuees can expect to have food, water, and a safe place to stay for as long as the shelter remains open, Red Cross …