Spike in Teen Depression Leads to New Recommendations

Posted by Mary Beth TeSelle on 5/24/18 11:38 AM

Major depression is on the rise among Americans of all ages, but the age group being affected the most may surprise you: teens and young adults.

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Merced Provider Earns "Top Doctor" Award

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 5/24/18 8:27 AM

Alfred Johnson, MD, of Dignity Health Medical Group - Merced, was recently named one of the top doctors in 209 Magazine. Dr. Johnson was nominated by his health care professional peers as a doctor who embodies the image of excellence in his specialty. Congratulations go out to Dr. Johnson and his hard working staff. Thank you for continuing to provide patient-centered care with a focus on humankindness!

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San Francisco Orthopaedic Surgeons Joins Dignity Health Medical Group – Saint Francis/St. Mary’s

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 5/14/18 8:42 AM

It's been announced that San Francisco Orthopaedic Surgeons is joining Dignity Health Medical Foundation and will change their name to Dignity Health Medical Group – Saint Francis/St. Mary’s. The prestigious group of orthopedic surgeons has worked collaboratively with Dignity Health St. Mary’s Medical Center for years to provide unparalleled orthopedic care and expertise to the Bay Area.

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#DOCTALKS with Dr. Shideh Chinichian

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 5/10/18 4:23 PM

Dr. Shideh Chinichian, a family medicine physician with Mercy Medical Group, discussed foods that can help with inflammation in this #DOCTALKS video. 

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Mercy Medical Group Honored for Achievements in Diabetes Care and Commitment to Health Care Quality

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 5/9/18 9:38 AM

Mercy Medical Group, a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation was recognized for its achievements in diabetes care by AMGA. AMGA honored seven organizations with 2018 Together 2 Goal® Awards, recognizing the top performers in AMGA Foundation’s Together 2 Goal® campaign, a national initiative uniting 150 medical groups and health systems in an effort to improve care for 1 million people with Type 2 diabetes by 2019. Mercy Medical Group received “Most Improved Large Group.”

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