April

Blog Posts in 2016

  • Marshall Medical Center to Open Orthopedic Clinic in El Dorado Hills

    Officials at Placerville-based Marshall Medical Center say they’re on track to open a new orthopedic clinic in El Dorado Hills in late February or early March. The 3,000-square-foot clinic at 5137 Golden Foothill Parkway will be in a leased building adjacent to the nonprofit health care provider’s Whole Child Health practice and Family Medicine Office. Construction costs for the ...

  • Marshall Announces Change in Outpatient Lab Policy: Hospital Patients Get Priority, Outpatients Directed to Three Alternate Sites for Routine Services

    Dec. 9, 2016 — Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, Marshall Hospital in Placerville will refer walk-in patients for routine lab work to their outpatient locations. Marshall announced the hospital location will continue to provide vital laboratory services to emergency room, intensive care unit, inpatients and outpatients with orders for urgently needed lab testing. Walk-in patients for routine lab work ...

  • Marshall Medical Offers Falling Prevention Advice for Seniors

    Nov. 30, 2016 — Over 2.8 million people age 65 and older are treated each year in emergency rooms for falling injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Marshall Medical Center wants to reduce these numbers. In partnership with UC Davis Medical Center, Marshall will present a fall prevention class designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. Adults age ...

  • Marshall Hosts Smoking Cessation Class

    Nov. 30, 2016 — If you’re one of the 40 million Americans who smoke, Marshall Medical Center can help you quit. Help make 2017 the year to kick the habit and enroll in Marshall’s Freedom from Smoking Series class. The next seven-week class will meet each Tuesday from Jan. 17 – Feb. 28, 2017 at the South Wing Lobby of Marshall Hospital in Placerville. Each session lasts from ...

  • Marshall Hosts Free Class for Expecting Parents

    Nov. 22, 2016 — New parents have questions. Marshall Medical Center’s Community Health Education Department has answers. Pregnant women and their partners are welcome to join our next All About Having a Baby class beginning Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. The eight-week series will run each Wednesday through Feb. 22 at 681 Main St. in Placerville. Each session will prepare moms and ...

  • Marshall Drill Simulates Real-Life Emergency Event

    Nov. 14, 2016 — In coordination with many local emergency response and law enforcement agencies, Marshall Medical Center will conduct a Mass-Casualty Incident Drill at its hospital campus Wednesday in Placerville. This drill – which will run between 8 a.m. and noon – is intended to test our procedures for responding to a real incident involving multiple casualties. While hospital ...

  • Multi-Agency Mass Casualty Drill at Marshall November 16

    Nov. 14, 2016 — In coordination with many local emergency response and law enforcement agencies, Marshall Medical Center will conduct a Mass-Casualty Incident Drill at its hospital campus Wednesday in Placerville. This drill – which will run between 8 a.m. and noon – is intended to test our procedures for responding to a real incident involving multiple casualties. While hospital ...

  • Marshall Doctors Take Diabetes Fight to Kenya

    Nov. 11, 2016 — November is National Diabetes Month and a time to grow awareness of a disease affecting one in 11 adults worldwide. Two Marshall Medical Center practitioners recently travelled over 9,500 miles to fight this chronic illness. Michael Jones, MD and Timna Hughes, MD joined a contingent of physicians this fall in Kenya. The group was sponsored by Roseville-based Maranatha ...

  • Marshall Medical Center Earns Four Stars in Cms Ratings

    Nov. 9, 2016 — The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded Marshall Hospital four out of a possible five stars in the agency’s inaugural Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings. The CMS rankings are based off 64 quality measures from seven categories. Marshall placed above the national average in patient experience, effectiveness of care and safety of care. Marshall ...

  • Marshall Medical Gets Five Stars

    For the fourth year in a row Marshall Medical Center has been nationally recognized for quality outcomes in the treatment of sepsis and has received the Healthgrades 5-Star rating from 2013-2016. Healthgrades independently analyzes and rates the performance of 4,500 hospitals each year. Sepsis can be caused by a simple infection such as pneumonia, a urinary tract infection, skin infection or an ...

  • Patricia Dolphin Hired as Marshall's Chief of Medical Clinics

    Oct. 27, 2016 — Marshall Medical Center welcomes Patricia Dolphin as its new Chief of Marshall Medical Clinics. She will be tasked with running patient care services at Marshall’s outpatient professional clinics. She will partner with medical directors and the Physician Advisory Council (PAC) to ensure high quality, patient-centered delivery of care. She is suited for the role, having ...

  • Marshall Medical Center Announces Flu Prevention Reminders

    Oct. 25, 2016 — With Marshall Hospital already reporting cases of the flu, Marshall Medical Center joins the El Dorado County Health & Human Services Agency in reminding you how to prevent the illness – and limit its effects. Flu season typically runs from December into spring each year, though each season can vary. A flu shot stands out as one of the best ways to protect against ...

  • Marshall Offers Free Course For Family Caregivers

    Marshall Medical Center is offering all family caregivers an empowering six-month course called Compassionate Self Care from Oct. 27 through April 13, twice per month on Thursday mornings in Cameron Park from 10:30 a.m.-noon. While caring for a loved one is extremely important and very rewarding, it is also a demanding responsibility. The emotional, spiritual and physical repercussions of caring ...

  • Marshall to Host Workshop: What to Know About End-Of-Life Care, How to Create an Official Directive Among Topics

    Oct. 21, 2016 — On Nov. 1, Marshall Medical Center will host a class that explains the details of POLST (Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment) and Advance Directives. Anyone from the community looking to learn about these legal end-of-life care documents is encouraged to attend. Facilitated by Marshall Social Worker Lhia Casazza, MSW, the event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon at ...

  • Breast Health: Preventive Care Could Save Your Life

    Breast self-awareness Finding breast cancer early is the main goal of routine breast care. That’s why it’s so important to follow this plan for preventive care. “Finding problems early gives you the best chance of successful treatment. Routine care can also help find other noncancerous or benign conditions, too,” said Rashmi Ramasubbaiah, MD, a board certified ...

  • Marshall Cancer Services Provide Comprehensive Care

    Facing cancer is a life-changing experience that can leave you with many questions. Through Marshall Medical Center’s Community Cancer Program, Marshall offers invaluable opportunities for treatment, education and support. Marshall’s staff, along with excellent physicians and technology, work together to provide the best experience possible for our patients and loved ones. Marshall ...

  • Watch Your Step! Free Fall Prevention Event for Community Members

    Did you know that 1 in 3 Americans aged 65 and over falls every year? Are you one of those who has wrestled with gravity and lost? Marshall Medical Center, in partnership with El Dorado County Senior Services, is offering a free fall prevention event for community members. Fall Prevention Day will be held on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Senior Center, located at ...

  • Free Intensive Self-Care Course for Family Caregivers

    OCTOBER 7, 2016— FREE INTESIVE SELF-CARE COURSE FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS Marshall Medical Center is offering all family caregivers in our community an empowering six-month course, Compassionate Self Care, October 27 - April 13, twice per month on Thursday mornings in Cameron Park from 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. While caring for a loved one is extremely important and very rewarding, it is also a ...

  • Marshall Medical Center Recognized for Outstanding Care in the Treatment of Sepsis

    (PLACERVILLE, CA) — For the fourth year in a row, Marshall Medical Center has been nationally recognized for quality outcomes in the treatment of sepsis and has received the Healthgrades 5-Star rating from 2013-2016. Healthgrades independently analyzes and rates the performance of 4,500 hospitals each year. Sepsis can be caused by a simple infection such as pneumonia, a urinary tract ...

  • Marshall, UC Davis Share Tech

    PLACERVILLE — UC Davis Medical Center will provide portions of its electronic health records systems to Marshall Medical Center as part of an information technology agreement recently finalized. UC Davis’ fully deployed EHR system supports the rapid, accurate and secure sharing of clinical information when patients are hospitalized or receiving outpatient care, including at Kaiser and ...

  • Marshall Medical Center's Fifth Women's Health Expo to Feature 5k Fun Run/Walk, Health Screenings and Fitness/Health Info from Providers

    August 26, 2016—Marshall Medical Center will once again host its Women's Health Expo and noncompetitive 5K fun run/walk at El Dorado Hills Town Center the morning of Saturday, September 10. This marks Marshall’s fifth Women’s Health Expo and each year has been a success. The event runs from 8-10:30 a.m. and is open to the public. The $20 registration fee includes the fun ...

  • Marshall and Uc Davis Medical Centers Establish Technology-Sharing Agreement

    August 17, 2016 - (PLACERVILLE, Calif.) — UC Davis Medical Center will be providing portions of its electronic health records (EHR) systems to Marshall Medical Center as part of an information technology agreement finalized last week. UC Davis’ fully deployed EHR system supports the rapid, accurate and secure sharing of clinical information when patients are hospitalized or receiving ...

  • Marshall Orthopedics Welcomes Fellowship Trained Surgeon Brandon Beamer, Md

    August 15, 2016—Placerville-based Marshall Medical Orthopedics has welcomed fellowshiptrained surgeon Brandon Beamer, MD to its team of board certified orthopedic specialists. Dr. Beamer joins Marshall after completing his fellowship in orthopedic sports medicine at Stanford University and serving as assistant team physician for Stanford Athletics and the San Francisco 49ers. Dr. Beamer, a ...

  • These Are Not Your Mother's Hearing Aids

    Technology and design have brought sleek new styles and amazing capabilities to electronic devices we use every day. So why not hearing devices? Advances in hearing device technology have improved every aspect — from size and clarity to features such as Bluetooth capabilities. Those living with hearing loss can enjoy more benefits than ever before. Today’s hearing devices are extremely ...

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