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Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, Dignity Health Woodland Clinic Earn National Recognition for Patient Care

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 12/7/22 2:55 PM

Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group and Dignity Health Woodland Clinic have been awarded Elite Status from America's Physician Groups (APG), the nation's leading professional association for accountable physician groups. The medical groups are two of just 72 organizations nationally to achieve Elite Status (the highest recognition) in 2022.

Elite Status is earned through participation in APG's Standards of Excellence Survey, which evaluates the coordinated care infrastructure and value-based care performance of the organization’s physician group members.

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Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, Dignity Health Woodland Clinic Clinicians Voted “Top Docs”

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 12/5/22 9:30 AM

We are proud to announce that 56 physicians from Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, and 26 from Dignity Health Woodland Clinic have been voted Sacramento Magazine’s Top Doctors in 2022. The “Top Docs” honor is an annual list of the area’s best doctors as voted by their peers.

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month | Decreasing Your Risk

Posted by Sarah Tyre on 11/22/22 12:24 PM

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. According to the American Lung Association, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States for both men and women.

This month, we talked to Seth Robinson, MD, a pulmonologist with Woodland Clinic, about ways to decrease your risk of lung cancer.

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Women’s Health Month Series: Rheumatology Reminders

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 5/26/22 1:11 PM

For the fourth and final installment of our Women’s Health Month blog series, we spoke with Lei Wang, MD, a rheumatologist with Dignity Health Woodland Clinic. Dr. Wang shares guidance on common rheumatic diseases — which are conditions that affect joints, tendons, ligaments, bones, and muscles.

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Headache vs. Migraine — Understand Your Pain

Posted by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff on 4/27/22 8:14 AM

For those who experience headache pain, it is important to understand what you are feeling in order to identify the type of headache, treat the pain and make changes to avoid the development of a chronic condition. Halima Karim, MD, a neurologist with Dignity Health Woodland Clinic, shares more about headache disorders and provides insight on the most common type — migraines.

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