Fireworks Safety From an Urgent Care Doctor

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 7/2/18 11:52 AM

If you plan on ringing in the Fourth of July with fireworks, make sure you don’t cut your celebrations short with a trip to the emergency room or urgent care. On average, 280 people have a fireworks-related medical emergency each day, during the month around Independence Day. To help you stay safe this season, Dr. Terry Lapid, with Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican’s urgent care center, has a few recommendations.

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Summer and Skin Health

Posted by Alessandra Arif on 6/20/18 4:20 PM

Summer is finally here! The air is warm, the pool is open, the outside beckons, but so do the UV rays.

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Dignity Health Medical Foundation names Executive Director for Dignity Health Medical Network (DHMN)

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 5/30/18 7:37 AM

Dignity Health Medical Foundation has announced that Joe Kim, has been named Executive Director of Dignity Health Medical Network (DHMN). Joe was previously Executive Director for the organization’s Dignity Health Medical Group – Inland Empire and Dignity Health Medical Group – Northridge Family Medicine clinics. DHMN is Dignity Health Medical Foundation’s state-wide managed care health plan contracting entity, which provides administrative and practice management support and resources to independent practice associations (IPA), allowing providers to better serve patients. 

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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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