Asthma-Related Emergency Room Visits Decline Significantly for Dignity Health Patients Who Use Propeller Health’s Digital Medicine

Posted by Joann Wardrip on 12/10/18 11:32 AM

Dignity Health and Propeller Health, a leading digital therapeutics company, announced the results of their new published, peer-reviewed study, which indicates that asthma-related emergency room visits declined by more than half for people who used connected, digital medicine to manage their disease.

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Mercy Medical Group and Woodland Clinic Medical Group Earn National Recognition for Patient Care

Posted by Brooke Burgess on 11/26/18 2:44 PM

Both Mercy Medical Group and Woodland Clinic Medical Group have been awarded Elite Status from America's Physician Groups (APG), the nation's leading professional association for accountable physician groups. Mercy Medical Group and Woodland Clinic Medical Group are two of just 87 organizations nationally to achieve Elite Status (the highest recognition) in 2018.
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Immune-Boosting Tips for Flu Season

Posted by Louise Lee on 9/24/18 4:27 PM

There are so many factors that play into our immune system's health: lifestyle choices, genetics, stress levels, and more. To help you avoid catching the flu this season, you’ll want to keep your immune system healthy. The immune system is made up of complex cells, organs, and tissues that work together to defend your body against attacks by organisms such as germs and fungi. Here are several ways you can help boost your immune system. [Skip to video]

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Night Sweats: Common Causes and When to Be Concerned

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 8/6/18 1:54 PM

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night covered in sweat? Sometimes we can write off night sweats as a symptom of a fever, or stress-related. But when night sweats are reoccurring, it can be a real burden on day-to-day life. Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner, Lindy Chavez, NPC, who practices with Dignity Health Medical Group in Camarillo, has answered four important questions about night sweats. [ Skip to Video]
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Managing Diabetes in the Heat

Posted by Alessandra Arif on 7/24/18 5:16 PM

Hot climates are not the most forgiving, especially when it comes to outdoor activities. During the peak of summer, high temperatures can be difficult for anyone to deal with. For those with diabetes, the heat can be even more troubling. Dr. Harshit Shah, an endocrinologist with Dignity Health Medical Group – Bakersfield, answers important questions related to managing diabetes in the heat. [Skip to video]

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