Blog Posts in 2018 Ask the Experts: Screen Time Posted By Brittany Garcia September 20, 2018 Q: How should I balance screen time and play time with my children? A: Screen time these days looks quite different than it did when we were growing up, different even than it did ten years ago. It used to mean plopping your kid in front of Sesame Street or Teletubbies while we quickly scramble to do the breakfast dishes or throw a load of laundry in the washer. No longer is “screen ... Read More Unicorn Dash 5k to Benefit Youth Field Trips Posted By Brittany Garcia September 13, 2018 Read this story from the Mountain Democrat about the upcoming Unicorn Dash 5K, which Marshall Medical Center is sponsoring. Click here to read it Read More FOR YOUR HEALTH FALL 2018 Posted By Brittany Garcia September 6, 2018 Click here to view the full newsletter. Read More What's too urgent for urgent care? Posted By Brittany Garcia September 6, 2018 What’s too urgent for urgent care? It’s happened to us all -- and inevitably in the evening or middle of the night. Your child is sick. Do you know what to do? Should you wait it out until morning when you can call the pediatrician or do you rush them to the closest Emergency Room? Here are some guidelines from emergency physician Michael Mirhadi, MD of Marshall Medical Center. ... Read More HONOR-A-NURSE to Celebrate Nursing Scholarships Posted By Brittany Garcia August 29, 2018 The 12th annual Honor-A-Nurse celebration sponsored by UNION BANK will recognize Excellence in Nursing on September 21 st in the South Wing Lobby at Marshall Hospital. Last year the event recognized 52 nurses for their exceptional care and compassion. It’s not too late to recognize the nurse of your choice by donating $100 to Marshall Foundation through their website at ... Read More MARSHALL MEDICAL CENTER'S WOMEN'S HEALTH EXPO Posted By Brittany Garcia August 13, 2018 August 13, 2018 — Marshall Medical Center is once again hosting its Women's Health Expo and noncompetitive 5K fun run/walk at El Dorado Hills Town Center the morning of Saturday, September 8. This will mark the seventh successful year Marshall has hosted this event. The event runs from 8-10:30 a.m. and is open to the public. The $20 registration fee includes the fun run/walk, health ... Read More Ask the Expert - Minerals for Moms Posted By Brittany Garcia July 31, 2018 Q: What are the essential minerals moms need? A: Moms spend so much of their time making sure their children eat their breakfast, brush their teeth and take their vitamins. We’ve heard this message for years. But in addition to vitamins, what’s important for women and their health? Minerals. They are essential micronutrients your body needs to function properly. For most of us, ... Read More New Marshall Foundation CEO settles in - Mountain Democrat Posted By Brittany Garcia July 18, 2018 For some, the stoplight on Highway 50 into Placerville is a pain. For Jamie Johnson, new executive director of the Marshall Foundation, it was a stroke of serendipity. Johnson visited the area several months ago in pursuit of a new job and remembers experiencing Placerville for the first time. Read more here Read More Ask the Expert - Back to School Backpack Tips Posted By Brittany Garcia July 17, 2018 Q: With summer coming to a close and back-to-school right around the corner, what are your recommendations for proper backpack use? A: While shoulder bags might be popular in some crowds, experts agree that backpacks are a much better option for carrying books, laptops and equipment. Worn correctly, a backpack is supported by the back and abdominal muscles, which are some of the strongest muscles ... Read More Style Magazine - Health and Wellness: Power of Pets Posted By Brittany Garcia June 29, 2018 Marshall Medical Center's Wendy Goossen, CTR and Jeremy Ernst, DO are quoted in all of the local editions of the June Style magazine, speaking to the health benefits having a pet. Read the full story here. Read More Battling Opioid Addiction - Mountain Democrat Posted By Brittany Garcia June 14, 2018 Jeremy Ernst, MD of Marshall Medical Center weighs in on the opioid crisis. Read the full article here Read More Another View: Healthgrades Posted By Brittany Garcia June 13, 2018 Mayor of Placerville, Wendy Thomas, wrote this Op Ed piece for the Mountain Democrat touting the exciting news of Marshall Medical Center's award for Outstanding Patient Experience by Healthgrades. Read the full story here. Read More 2017 Community Benefit Report Posted By Brittany Garcia May 11, 2018 Click here to view the full report Read More MARSHALL RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING PATIENT EXPERIENCE FROM HEALTHGRADES Posted By Brittany Garcia May 9, 2018 MARSHALL RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING PATIENT EXPERIENCE FROM HEALTHGRADES May 8, 2018 — Marshall Medical Center announced today that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2018 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™. This distinction recognizes Marshall Medical Center among the top 10 percent of hospitals nationwide for patient experience, according to Healthgrades, the leading ... Read More MARSHALL FOUNDATION HANDS OUT 2017 TRUSTEE OF THE YEAR AWARD March 14, 2018 March 13, 2018 — “I lost my dad to suicide in 2011 and I would like to take this perfect opportunity to direct the $2,000 in honor of my dad, Gary Brown, to the Oak Ridge Mental Health Wellness Fund,” said Andrea Howard, Marshall Foundation Board of Trustee. Tifany Wong, an Oak Ridge High School junior, established the fund at the El Dorado Community Foundation after launching an ... Read More For Your Health Spring 2018 March 5, 2018 Click here to view the full newsletter Read More MARSHALL RECEIVES 5-STAR RATING FROM MEDICARE AGENCY THE ONLY 5-STAR HOSPITAL IN THE SACRAMENTO REGION February 15, 2018 January 31, 2018 — Congratulations are in order. Marshall Medical Center was recently given a 5-star rating – the highest possible -- by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for Overall Hospital Quality. Marshall was the only hospital in the region (from the North State to the Central Valley and to the Sierras) to receive five stars. Marshall ranks among the top 7% of ... Read More NEW MARSHALL HOSPITAL ROBOT TAKES ON DEADLY SUPERBUGS February 14, 2018 February, 2018 —No matter how carefully hospitals work to eliminate the germs that cause C-Diff, MRSA and other Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs), nationwide, 750,000 people are infected annually and 75,000 die at acute care hospitals each year. To reduce the incidents of HAIs, Marshall Hospital acquired a germ-zapping robot whose bright pulses of UV-C light kill 99.9% of bacteria, spores ... Read More 18 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.