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How to Evaluate Your Personal Health During Open Enrollment

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 12/22/21 10:10 AM

Open Enrollment is a time to make changes to your health insurance coverage. There are many resources to help guide you through the Open Enrollment time period, and remember — the decisions you make now will be in place for one full year (unless you experience a qualifying life event).

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National Diabetes Awareness Month | Small Actions Can Help Prevent Diabetes

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 11/17/21 10:27 AM

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and the CDC estimates that 122 million adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes in the United States. We spoke to Jeffrey Williams, MD, an endocrinologist with Dignity Health Medical Group — Dominican about steps to help manage and prevent diabetes.

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Dignity Health Medical Network – Santa Cruz, Mercy Medical Group Honored for Providing High Quality, Affordable Patient Care

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 11/11/21 3:21 PM

Dignity Health Medical Network – Santa Cruz and Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group were two of just a few physician organizations in California to receive the 2021 Excellence in Healthcare Award, California’s top honor for provider organizations, from the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) for its top performance in clinical quality, patient experience and cost measures.

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How Dignity Health Physicians Are Safely Celebrating Halloween

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 10/26/21 9:54 AM

Halloween is just around the corner, marking the beginning of the holiday season. With pandemic guidelines having loosened in many parts of the state, people are excited for an end-of-year holiday season that’s reminiscent of pre-pandemic celebrations from years past. Even with vaccination numbers on the rise, we should continue to recognize that we are still in the midst of a pandemic. This Halloween, it is important to continue taking precautions against spreading the COVID-19 virus whenever possible.

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World Lung Cancer Day

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 7/30/21 11:43 AM

August 1 is World Lung Cancer Day, a day aimed at raising awareness about the causes and treatment of lung cancer and the importance of early detection through lung cancer screening. It is especially important to encourage education around the prevention and treatment of lung cancer, as it is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the U.S. To share more insight on this disease, Cindy Vu, NP, with Dignity Health Medical Group — Dominican has provided important information on lung cancer symptoms, screening and treatment.

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