Stop Germs with Good Handwashing Habits

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 12/5/19 9:53 AM

December 1-7 is National Handwashing Awareness Week – an important reminder about washing our hands thoroughly and often – especially during cold and flu season. Keeping your hands clean is one of the best ways to keep germs away and prevent illnesses. Here are some tips to help develop good hand washing habits.  

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Mercy Medical Group Honored for High-Quality, Affordable, Patient-Centered Care

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 11/20/19 8:10 AM

Dignity Health Medical Foundation today announced that Mercy Medical Group is one of just 28 physician organizations statewide to receive the 2019 Excellence in Healthcare Award from the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA). This honor recognizes physician organizations that perform in the top 50 percent in three major areas: clinical quality, patient experience, and total cost of care.

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Dignity Health Medical Foundation Names New VP of Operations, Northern California

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 11/7/19 12:27 PM

Dignity Health Medical Foundation announced that Tristan Kouk has joined the organization as Vice President of Operations, Northern California.

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Halloween Tips For Kids With Allergies

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 10/30/19 4:25 PM

Dr. Brian Nguyen, a pediatrician Dignity Health Medical Foundation - Woodland and Davis, has several tips to help keep kids with allergies safe during Halloween.

First, if your child has a severe food allergy, talk to your pediatrician or allergist about trick-or-treating, and be aware of your child's limitations. This doesn't mean your child has to miss out on the fun, by any means! In fact, healthy parents are implementing a shift away from the importance of candy on Halloween. Remember to discuss with your children all the other reasons Halloween is fun (you get to dress up, play games, be with friends, etc.).

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Elected Officials and Community Leaders Celebrate Newest Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group Location in Citrus Heights

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 10/10/19 8:00 AM

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, elected officials and community leaders joined Dignity Health and Mercy Medical Group for the grand opening of their first medical group location in Citrus Heights. The 68,000-square-foot state-of-the-art medical office building will serve the growing medical needs of the community while improving access to quality care for residents. 

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