Primary Care Clinics Earn National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 4/17/18 2:48 PM

Mercy Medical Group and Woodland Clinic Medical Group have both received the highest level of achievement for outstanding primary care from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). The groups were awarded Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) recognition.

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Sleep Tips Pediatricians Use With Their Own Kids

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 3/16/18 2:52 PM

Andrew Katz, MD, a pediatrician with Mercy Medical Group, shares his expertise and own experience with building sleep habits in this Q&A.

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What Is Graves' Disease?

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 3/13/18 4:35 PM

The autoimmune condition called Graves' disease has been in the news a lot lately, as TV host Wendy Williams announced her diagnosis in February. Dr. Patricia Ostrander, an  expert endocrinologist with Mercy Medical Group, says that the disease is actually relatively common in her practice. To help shed some light on the condition, Dr. Ostrander has answered the following questions about Graves' disease. 

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Colon Cancer: Screening, Prevention, and Treatment

Posted by Jagrati Mathur, MD on 3/6/18 1:29 PM

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to talk about colon cancer screening, prevention, and treatment. Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer among men and women in the United States. There are 136,000 estimated new cases of colon cancer diagnosed every year and about 50,000 colon cancer deaths reported annually.

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FAQ: Heart Disease With Dr. Mary Larson

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 2/16/18 12:17 PM

February is American Heart Month and a great time to learn about cardiovascular health.  Dr. Mary Larson, a cardiologist with Dignity Health Medical Group - Sequoia, has answered five common questions related to heart disease.

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