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January - Community Wellness

on Friday, 09 January 2015. Posted in Health Tips

cm-cc-Jan15-headerImage1 For January, our Cascade Cares calendar is focused on Health and Wellness.

Eating healthy and staying active are essential parts of a well balanced lifestyle. All this month, we're providing additional information to help you start your new year right including:

  • 8 Ways to Eat Healthy
  • 10 Ideas to Stay Active
  • Article: New Year's Wellness - Achieving balance one step at a time

Visit the display table in the Clinic Lobby for more information and healthy recipes. While there, enter to win a healthy meals cookbook!

Annual Paramedic Conference

on Monday, 05 January 2015. Posted in Newsroom

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Each spring our team holds a lecture series for paramedics throughout the Pacific Northwest. Providing 24 hours of continuing education credit, this three-day event promises an array of informative topics for both new and experienced paramedics.

Excellence in Family Medicine

on Wednesday, 17 December 2014. Posted in Newsroom

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In recognition for excellence and commitment to medical student teaching, Dr. Geoff Richardson was recently awarded the 2013–2014 Outstanding Faculty Award by the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM).

December - Community Wellness

on Tuesday, 02 December 2014. Posted in Health Tips

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December is Cholesterol Awareness Month.

There are generally no symptoms of high cholesterol. Many people have never had their cholesterol checked, so they don't know they're at risk. A simple blood test can tell you your level.

All this month, we're providing special pricing for cholesterol and lipid screening:

  • Seven days a week, 8-5PM
  • No appointment necessary.
  • No eating 10 hours prior to Lipids Panel.
  • Questions? Ask us for details!

Visit the display table in the Clinic Lobby for more information about high cholesterol and how to prevent it. While there, pick up some cholesterol-friendly recipes for this holiday season.

November - Community Wellness

on Monday, 03 November 2014. Posted in Health Tips

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November is Smoking Cessation Month.

All this month, resources to quit smoking and a smoking fact sheet are conveniently located in Central Admitting and our Clinic Lobby.

Smokers are 25 times more likely to develop lung cancer. Don't become part of this statistic. Learn the tools and seek the help to quit smoking -- for good.

The Great American Smokeout is Thursday, November 20th.

Flu Shot Clinics

Written by CMC on Wednesday, 01 October 2014. Posted in Newsroom

Special days this month.

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Stay well this season by getting your flu shot at a reduced cost.

• Tuesday, October 7  (9-noon)
• Thursday, October 9  (2-5pm)
• Thursday, October 16  (9-noon)
• Wednesday, October 22  (2-5pm)

Special pricing of $25 (cash or check only please) to be paid at time of service.
Traditional Medicare will be billed.

Please call your Family Practice Clinic for details: 509-548-3420

October - Community Wellness

on Monday, 29 September 2014. Posted in Health Tips

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Cascade Cares - For your good health.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All this month, we're offering state-of-the-art, digital mammograms at a dramatically reduced cost.

The chance of having breast cancer sometime during your life is 1 in 8.  Early detection is key to being a survivor. Make an appointment today, and experience comprehensive, compassionate and accredited care . . .

 

September - Community Wellness

on Thursday, 11 September 2014. Posted in Health Tips

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Cascade Cares - For your good health.

September is concussion awareness month. When it comes to your health, concussions are serious business. Do you know the signs and symptoms? Get the facts and learn more about what to do if you suspect you or your child has a concussion ...

August - Community Wellness

on Monday, 11 August 2014. Posted in Health Tips

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Cascade Cares - For your good health.

Through our Cascade Cares program, during the month of August, we're highlighting sports physicals and up-to-date immunizations. Read more about these topics and learn how you can benefit from special community rates ...

Cascade Cares

on Wednesday, 09 July 2014. Posted in Newsroom

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Helping to advance the health of our community, we've recently launched a new program called Cascade Cares.

Each month we'll highlight important topics such as Men’s/Women’s Health, Immunizations, and Concussion Awareness to benefit individuals and families of all ages.

Recognition for Patient Safety

on Wednesday, 18 June 2014. Posted in Newsroom

ACR-goldSeal-radiologyContinuing their achievements in patient-centered healthcare, Cascade Medical has once again been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). CT scanning, sometimes called CAT scanning, is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and tailor treatments for various medical conditions.

“This is a great achievement”, said Scott Mitchell, Director of Radiology at Cascade Medical. “As we strive to always provide the best patient experience, our accreditation is just one more reason patients choose us for screening and diagnostic services.”

Run With The Doctor

on Thursday, 22 May 2014. Posted in Health Tips

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Cascade Medical is hosting “Run With The Doctor” during the month of June! This event is for anyone who would like to give running a try, or anyone who is currently a runner and may have some questions for a medical professional. We’ll meet every Wednesday in June outside the main entrance of Cascade Medical on Commercial Street at 6:00 p.m.

Outstanding Leadership Award

on Wednesday, 21 May 2014. Posted in Newsroom

louiseBolserLeavenworth’s own Louise Bolser, LPN, was recently named 2014 Ambulatory Care Nurse of the Year for North Central Washington. This award is presented once a year by the North Central Washington Nurseweek Committee, in recognition of an outstanding leader in the nursing profession.

Louise was presented with her award at the NCW Annual Recognition Banquet, held at the Wenatchee Conference Center on May 8, 2014.   The Nurse of the Year Award program was developed to recognize dedicated, compassionate, exemplary leaders in the nursing profession. A nurse may be nominated by peers, patients, health care providers, or members of the community.   Louise received multiple nominations.