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Cascade Cares

on Thursday, 10 July 2014. Posted in Newsroom

A monthly awareness program for our community

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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

Run With The Doctor

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.

 

Protect Your Knees from Pain and Strain!

Written by Joe Aponik, MPT, OCS, CMPT, ATC on Tuesday, 20 May 2014. Posted in Health Tips

3 Tips for a Better DOWNHILL Hiking, Walking or Running Experience

cmc-downhillRunning-1Enjoying (and staying fit) during spring and summer is about getting out to do what you love – pain free. Whether you're hiking up Icicle Ridge or walking the Ski Hill loop, your enjoyment is closely related to being able to hike, walk or run up and down hill. Welcome to the Upper Valley! ... (Lots of fun, but not much flat ground around here.)

So, how about those knees?

 

Here are some tips on preventing pain and strain while enjoying the Cascades:

 

1. Reduce Impact

Impact is the force that moves up the leg upon initial contact with the ground during each step. (THUD!) Since Force equals mass x acceleration, body weight and speed of descent are important variables, which affect impact. Plus, on a declining slope, you're likely to land on the rear of your heel, as compared to the moving up-slope, where you land on the toes and forefoot. Picture jumping up and down on your heels while barefoot (Ouch!) There's less opportunity to absorb impact through the foot and ankle when landing on your heels.

Appreciation for Many Years of Service

on Tuesday, 13 May 2014. Posted in Newsroom

johnDeliduka webOne of Cascade Medical’s long-tenured emergency physicians, Dr. John Deliduka, is retiring in May after 28 years of service. “It’s been a privilege to practice medicine at Cascade Medical,” said Dr. Deliduka. “People put faith in their doctors, and I’m grateful to have had the opportunity to take care of patients in the Upper Valley for so many years.”

You're Invited

on Monday, 28 April 2014. Posted in Newsroom

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Please join us as we discuss basic information about prostate cancer and its treatment. Your hosts will be professionals who have dealt with and/or men who have experienced prostate cancer.

 

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Leavenworth Fire Station, 228 Chumstick Rd., Leavenworth, WA

Public Forum - Health Insurance Coverage

on Thursday, 05 December 2013. Posted in Newsroom

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Do you need health insurance?

Would you like to learn more about insurance plans available in our area?

Do you have general questions about healthcare reform?

 

Join us for an informative evening to learn about Washington's insurance exchange. An in-person assistor will also be available to help you learn how to sign up for coverage. Refreshments will be provided. Reservation are not required.

 When:  Tuesday, December 10 at 6PM

Where: Cascade Medical (main lobby)

 

Please call us if you should have any questions -- 509-548-3431

Excellence in Family Medicine

on Wednesday, 20 November 2013. Posted in Newsroom

UW School of Medicine Awards Dr. Tony Butruille

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Above: Dr. John McCarthy, WWAMI Clinical Coordinator at WSU and Lisa Brown, PhD, Chancellor at WSU with Dr. Tony Butruille.
Photo courtesy University of Washington


As more medical students from the University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) complete their Family Practice Clerkship at Cascade Medical, we continue to receive accolade as an exceptional facility.

Recognized as an outstanding mentor and instructor, Dr. Butruille was recently awarded the 2012 – 2013 Professionalism Award by the School of Medicine. During a recent faculty meeting held at Washington State University in Spokane —a regional partner to UWSOM— he was one of four recipients out of 600 total faculty and staff.

Be Strong!

on Wednesday, 27 November 2013. Posted in Newsroom

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Winter is quickly approaching, as is the ice and increased risk for falling. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year, one in every three adults ages 65 or older falls and 2 million are treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries. And the risk of falling increases with each decade of life. The long-term consequences of fall injuries, such as hip fractures and traumatic brain injuries, can impact the health and independence of older adults.

Thankfully, falls are not an inevitable part of aging. In fact, many falls can be prevented. Helping to keep our community strong, Cascade Medical is offering a —free— falls prevention workshop called, "Be Strong!” with the goal of helping seniors minimize individual risk for injury.

Flu Shot Clinics

Written by CMC on Wednesday, 02 October 2013. 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 8  (9-noon)
• Thursday, October 10  (2-5pm)
• Thursday, October 17  (2-5pm)
• Tuesday, October 22  (9-noon)

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

National Breast Cancer Awareness

Written by CMC on Friday, 27 September 2013. Posted in Newsroom

Here for you now, here when you need us.

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During October, we're offering state-of-the-art 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 . . .

Opening Celebration - Come Join Us!

on Wednesday, 03 July 2013. Posted in Newsroom

Serving our community with additional patient exam rooms.

We're pleased to announce the completion of the Family Practice Clinic.

Join us in celebrating the opening . . .

When: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 6:00 PM

Where:
The Family Practice Clinic, second floor of medical center

 

 

This expansion is made possible through generous support from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust, Cascade Medical Foundation and the community we serve.