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Why do I need dialysis?

By wpengine | June 15, 2021

Patients who are struggling with kidney malfunction are often told by their primary care doctor that treatments such as dialysis may be needed. Dialysis is a specialized treatment that is designed for patients with kidney failure. The process of dialysis helps in maintaining the cleaning of the blood and keeping the body chemically balance. This […]

Why are mammograms important?

By wpengine | May 30, 2021

Early detection of breast cancer is one way to significantly improve one’s survival once diagnosed. This is because the cancer at the earliest stage can be treated more effectively than cancer that has spread, or metastasized. To diagnose breast cancer, an imaging process known as a mammogram, or mammography, is done to check the tissues […]

How is breast cancer diagnosed?

By wpengine | May 15, 2021

Breast cancer is a serious cancer that should not be taken lightly. The condition can develop in the breasts of adult women at any age. However, the highest risk starts around the age of 40, which is the point at which doctors will strongly encourage women to have annual mammograms. Mammography is a specialized x-ray […]

Summit Healthcare Receives 5-Star Rating from CMS for Quality and Safety of Patients

By wpengine | May 6, 2021

On April 28, 2021 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that Summit Healthcare in Show Low, AZ was awarded a Five-Star rating, the highest possible score for quality and patient satisfaction. Of the 124 hospitals participating Arizona hospitals, Summit was one of only four to receive this rating. “We are proud to be […]

Emergency care when you need it

By wpengine | April 30, 2021

At Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center of Arizona, we routinely work with women in the area who are interested in screening, diagnosis, and treatment of women’s health. Our facility offers a wide selection of women’s imaging services. Whether you are undergoing an annual mammogram for breast cancer or need gynecological imaging performed to find the […]

Women’s imaging services available

By wpengine | April 15, 2021

At Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center of Arizona, we routinely work with women in the area who are interested in screening, diagnosis, and treatment of women’s health. Our facility offers a wide selection of women’s imaging services. Whether you are undergoing an annual mammogram for breast cancer or need gynecological imaging performed to find the […]

Obtaining your medical records

By summithealthcare | March 30, 2021
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There are many reasons why you might need copies of your medical records. At Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center, we make it easy for patients to obtain their medical records for when they need them. Why might I need copies of my medical records? Medical records are important, and may be obtained for some of […]

The importance of the BioEthics Committee of Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center

By summithealthcare | March 15, 2021
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When individuals are making medical decisions for someone they love, it can become overwhelming. What is the right choice? What is the ethical choice? Many also wonder if they are doing all they can to help their family member overcome their chronic or life-threatening conditions. Individuals who have family members being seen at Summit Healthcare […]

How is palliative care different from hospice?

By summithealthcare | February 28, 2021
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At Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center, our team provides a wide spectrum of service for patients in the area of Arizona. With four convenient office locations, we are dedicated to providing the best possible care for individuals. Patients who struggle with serious illnesses and chronic conditions may be unaware that our team provides palliative care. […]

Treatment options for cancer: radiation therapy and chemotherapy

By summithealthcare | February 28, 2021
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When patients receive a diagnosis of cancer, they may feel overwhelmed as all the information they need to process and the treatments that are available. The team at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center believes in providing patients the education they need to make informed decisions about their condition and seek relief. Our practice has a […]

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