Celebrate Doctors Day by Saying Thanks!

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MARCH 30 IS National Doctors Day. It’s a great time to show your appreciation for the people who do so much to keep you healthy. At Summit Healthcare, our Grateful Patient program is a vehicle many patients use to express their gratitude by making a donation and sharing a message of thanks. Hearing those few small words—“Thank you”—from a patient means …

Check Your Colon

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OKAY, YOU PROBABLY don’t think much about your colon, but you should, and not just because it’s helpful if you intend to eat and digest food. Colon cancer is one of the leading causes of death due to cancer, but it’s also one of the most preventable types of cancer. Growths inside the colon or rectum can develop into colorectal cancer. …

Heart healthy recipes

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February marks American Heart Month. A time to bring more awareness to heart disease and the things men and women can do to live a life without this condition. One weapon in the fight against heart disease is food. We turned to the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement to gather some quick and easy healthy recipes. If …

Summit is ‘Going Red’ for women

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February is American Heart Month and organizations around the country are educating people in their communities about how to keep their heart healthy. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women. Summit Healthcare Heart, Lung and Vascular Clinic is partnering with local businesses …

What you need to know about RSV

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Sometimes all it takes to treat the common cold is rest and a lot of fluids, but that doesn’t always work for everyone. In some cases, a cold can lead to a more serious medical condition called respiratory syncytial virus or RSV. “Every person by the age of 2 has been infected with RSV,” said Family Medicine Dr. Dallas Peterson …

The top 3 things every woman should know about cervical cancer

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Most women with cervical cancer are diagnosed before the age of 50. It occurs when cells on the cervix grow out of control. The cervix is the lower, narrow end part of the uterus opening up into the vagina. One way to diagnose cervical cancer is with a pap test. When this type of cancer is detected early, it’s highly …

Flu shots delivered via drive-through clinics

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Article originally published on Advance Healthcare Network (website and magazine).: People aren’t just cruising through the coffee drive-through lane on their way into work anymore. They’re getting flu shots on the go. These new approaches to vaccination are ramping up vaccination rates. More than 130 million total doses of the flu vaccine had already been distributed by Nov. 24-up from …

Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center and Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center enter into a collaboration agreement for oncology services

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Show Low, Ariz. – Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center announced today that it has entered into an oncology collaboration agreement with Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Gilbert, Ariz. This agreement is an extension of the existing health care collaboration between Summit Healthcare and Banner Health. The primary goal of both agreements is to ensure that Summit Healthcare patients receive …

Collaboration Agreements

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Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center is proud to provide the communities we serve with access to state-of-the-art care and trusted physicians across a wide-range of specialties. In some cases, physicians and medical services that may not be available locally can still be offered at Summit Healthcare by entering into collaboration agreements with independent healthcare providers. Summit Healthcare’s collaboration agreements are …

Wound Care and Hyperbaric Therapy

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The Wound Care and Hyperbaric Center offers a comprehensive wound care program to manage chronic or non-healing wounds caused by diabetes, circulatory problems, and other conditions. The advanced Center houses two (2) new hyperbaric chambers, the only rural hospital in northeastern Arizona to offer this service. The Center is designed to complement the services offered by patients’ primary care and …