Dignity Health Medical Groups Blog

Your Community's Superhero: Urgent Care!
Wed, 05 Jun 2024 19:35:14 GMT www.klinkhs.com

A conversation with with Dr. Roger Hicks, Dignity Health Medical Group — Sierra Nevada

Roger Hicks, MD is the medical director of Dignity Health Medical Group — Sierra Nevada’s urgent care location at 107 Margaret Lane in Grass Valley. He is on the Board of Directors of the College of Urgent Care Medicine and the founding president of California Urgent Care Association.

How stress impacts your physical and mental health (and what you can do about it)
Tue, 04 Jun 2024 17:57:33 GMT www.klinkhs.com

Stress affects every facet of our lives and can have a profound impact on our long-term health. It’s important to find healthy ways to cope with stress for our overall well being.

Maybelle Ursales, MD and Alexis Lyon-Claus, LMFT, a behavioral health clinician with Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group share the signs and consequences that stress can have on our physical and mental health, in addition to effective tips for stress management in our everyday lives.

Congratulations to our 2024 PE Vision Award winners
Wed, 01 May 2024 22:08:05 GMT www.klinkhs.com

We are proud to announce our 2024 CommonSpirit Health Physician Enterprise Vision Awards winners for the California Region.

The annual program is intended to recognize and celebrate clinical excellence throughout the Physician Enterprise, which includes our Dignity Health Medical Groups. Anchored in the CommonSpirit Health vision statement, the PE Vision Awards are based on the common goal of providing a “healthier future for all – inspired by faith, driven by innovation, and powered by our humanity.

Preeclampsia: What is it and what causes it?
Tue, 30 Apr 2024 22:05:13 GMT www.klinkhs.com

Preeclampsia is a complication of pregnancy and affects approximately 2-4% of pregnancies globally.

It can be concerning to hear you have developed preeclampsia, so we spoke with Phillip Kintner, MD, OB/GYN with Dignity Health Medical Group — Sierra Nevada, who shares insights on this condition. 


Debunking menopause myths
Thu, 18 Apr 2024 15:10:42 GMT www.klinkhs.com

Despite being a natural stage in a woman’s life, there are many misconceptions about menopause. Lisbeth Chang, MD, an OB/GYN with Dignity Health Medical Group — Northridge, debunks common menopause myths below.

Strep throat: How contagious is it?
Tue, 16 Apr 2024 17:00:35 GMT www.klinkhs.com

Atalie Lim, MD, pediatrician with Dignity Health Medical Group — Inland Empire, shares how easily strep throat can spread, and how to minimize your risks of catching the bacterial infection.

Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, Dignity Health Woodland Clinic Clinicians Voted “Top Docs”
Mon, 18 Mar 2024 17:40:17 GMT www.klinkhs.com

We are proud to announce that 93 physicians from Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, and 49 from Dignity Health Woodland Clinic have been voted SacTown Magazine’s Top Doctors in 2023. The “Top Docs” honor is an annual list of the area’s best doctors as voted by their peers.

Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, Dignity Health Woodland Clinic earn Elite Status Award
Tue, 12 Mar 2024 22:07:47 GMT www.klinkhs.com

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 70 organizations nationally to achieve Elite Status (the highest recognition) in 2023.

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.

Dignity Health Advanced Imaging opens in Redding
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 19:45:54 GMT www.klinkhs.com

(L-R) Rob Marchuk, vice president of operations, Dignity Health Medical Foundation; Dr. Amjad Rasheed; Dr. Reed Grabow; Richard Slepicka; Mike Davis, director of imaging services, Dignity Health Advanced Imaging — Redding; Todd Smith, President, Mercy Medical Center, Redding; Dr. Rhonda Wyatt; Dr. Philip Baker; Dr. Greg Shaw; Dr. Ewa Bauer; Dr. Don Chin; Dr. Adam Attoun; Dr. Stephen Hofkin; Dr. Douglas Hughes; Rich Martinez, executive director, Dignity Health Advanced Imaging

Dignity Health Advanced Imaging (DHAI) is pleased to announce the opening of its newly acquired imaging practice in Redding. The practice, which includes offices at 2020 Court St. and 2380 Bechelli Lane in Redding, offers a full range of imaging services, including mammograms, PET scans, interventional radiology, computed tomography (CT scans), MRIs, ultrasounds, X-rays and more.

Understanding behavioral health for you and your loved ones
Fri, 01 Mar 2024 00:54:00 GMT www.klinkhs.com

We asked Alexis Lyon-Claus, LMFT, behavioral health manager at Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, to help explain behavioral health and share advice on what you and your loved ones can do to continue to navigate your mental health journey.

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