Q&A With Dr. Christie Carroll: Smart Glasses and Health Care

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 3/20/18 4:22 PM

Dignity Health Medical Foundation is utilizing new technology that is transforming the way physicians interact with patients. Thanks to Augmedix and Glass, providers can spend more time connecting directly with patients. Dr. Christie Carroll, a dermatologist and Chief Experience Officer at Woodland Clinic, was an early advocate of the technology and currently utilizes Augmedix in her practice. 

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Endometrial Cancer: Risk Factors, Warning Signs, and Treatment

Posted by Mona Orady, MD on 3/15/18 9:00 AM

In 2018, The American Cancer Society estimates that about 63,230 new cases of uterine cancer will be diagnosed resulting in more than 11,000 deaths. Endometrial cancer is the most common form of uterine cancer and if it caught early, it is one of the most treatable and least deadly gynecological cancers. Unfortunately, the warning signs are often ignored.

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Sleep Disorders Expert on Daylight Saving Time

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 3/9/18 1:31 PM

These days so many people experience sleep deprivation from living hectic lives. Add to that about 60 million Americans with insomnia and another 22 million who suffer from sleep apnea, and there’s clearly a growing population that needs to get more rest. As we look to “spring forward” with the clocks, it’s a good time to reflect about the importance of sleep.

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Minimizing the Ouch Factor – 9 Tips to Make Vaccinations Easier for Kids

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 2/14/18 10:51 AM

If you’re taking your child in for their flu shot or vaccinations, you’ll want to be prepared. Comforting your child before, during, and after a shot can help reduce the risk of developing a fear of needles.

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Flu Season Q&A With Dr. John Martinez, East Woodland Urgent Care

Posted by Nichole Baxter on 1/11/18 12:04 PM

John Martinez, MD, is an urgent care physician with Woodland Clinic Medical Group seeing patients at the Dignity Health Medical Foundation East Woodland Urgent Care location. During a recent live interview, Dr. Martinez talked about this season's flu strain, tips for preventing the spread of the flu, the importance of the flu vaccine, and more.

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