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National Thyroid Awareness Month

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 1/28/22 9:47 AM

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month, and according to the American Thyroid Association, more than 20 million Americans have a form of thyroid disease. As we continue to explore goals for health and wellness in the new year, this post will highlight the importance of thyroid health and management, as well as debunk common myths about thyroid-related diseases.

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Inspire: The Latest in Sleep Apnea Innovation at Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group

Posted by Isabelle Eskew on 1/25/22 11:02 AM

We’re pleased to share that Scott McCusker, MD, and Shoab Siddique, MD, Ear, Nose and Throat surgeons at Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, completed the first Inspire procedure at the Outpatient Surgery Center at Mercy General Hospital. The Inspire system is an FDA-approved obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) treatment option for people who cannot use standard Continuous Positive Airway  Pressure (CPAP) therapy.
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Important Reminders During Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 1/24/22 8:17 AM

January marks the start of a new year, a time often synonymous with prioritizing health and wellness. For women, this means scheduling an annual visit and routine screening at the gynecologist to support reproductive health.

January is also Cervical Health Awareness Month. Every year, more than 12,000 Americans are diagnosed with cervical cancer. Cervical cancer was once considered the leading cause of death among women in the United States, but today is considered highly preventable and treatable due to vaccination and early detection from routine testing.
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Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, Woodland Clinic Medical Group Clinicians Voted "Top Docs"

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 12/15/21 1:47 PM

We are proud to announce that 84 physicians from Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, and 39 from Woodland Clinic have been voted Sacramento Magazine’s top doctors in 2021. The “Top Docs” honor is an annual list of the area’s best doctors as voted by their peers.

Congratulations to the following Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group and Woodland Clinic "Top Docs" for 2021! See the full article here. This honor denotes Dignity Health's commitment to exceptional patient care. Whether it is in-person or virtually, care teams at Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group and Woodland Clinic are ready to see you.

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Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group Announces New Chief Administrative Officer

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 12/13/21 11:29 AM

Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group has named Jahmal Miller as their Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). In this role, Miller strategically leads Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group’s organizational development, health system relationships, talent management and business operations. Miller comes to Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group from Dignity Health’s parent company, CommonSpirit Health, recently serving as system vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion.

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