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YRMG Cardiologist Lives Life with Heart

Many people have important childhood experiences that steer them towards their life’s work. Few, however, can point to an event as significant as testifying before the United Nations at 11 years old. That experience motivated Olufunso Odunukan, MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI – an interventional cardiologist who recently joined Dignity Health, […]

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Women and Chronic Pain: Life on Your Terms

Fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, spinal and pelvic disorders—they’re a few of the medical conditions many women face, all of which can lead to chronic pain. Pain is considered chronic when it persists longer than three to six months and essentially becomes imprinted on the nervous system. “In neuroscientific terms, pain […]

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Diabetes Education Program at Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center Merits ADA Recognition

The Diabetes Education Program at Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) has once again been awarded Recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA). The ADA Education Recognition Program (ERP) is a voluntary process. In order to achieve recognition, YRMC met the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs. Recognized […]

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Creating Your Medical Family Tree

Did your grandmother give you those freckles? Who passed those brown eyes on to you? A family tree can help you find out. Reaching into our past and learning about our ancestors can be fun and rewarding. Tracing our genealogy can uncover satisfying and sometimes surprising information. Many people have […]

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Don’t Let Chronic Pain Define You

If you are one of the millions of people in this country who struggle with chronic pain, you know firsthand how it can hinder your quality of life. You may have explored just about everything in an attempt to cope with your pain – injections, medications, chiropractic care, surgery – […]

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YRMC Foundation Provided More than $2 Million in 2021, Supporting a Wide Range of Services for our Community

Pictured above: The Woodruff Family Conference Center in the new Outpatient Services Building West at Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott.  Dave Barrett, Board Chair of the Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) Foundation, is pleased to report that the Foundation provided $2,128,505 during 2021. The funds will support […]

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YRMC’s Outpatient Laboratory Draw Centers Re-align to Serve Patients in New Prescott Location

Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) has re-aligned its Prescott outpatient laboratory draw centers into a single, state-of-the-art location. The new Outpatient Laboratory Draw Center is now serving patients in the recently opened Outpatient Services Building (OSB) West, on the campus of YRMC West at: 1001 Willow Creek Road […]

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When Your Heart Skips a Beat

People use the expression “my heart skipped a beat” to describe excitement, fear and even love. But to Cardiac Electrophysiologist, Nisha Tung-Takher, MD, Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Group (YRMG), Cardiology, an irregular heartbeat can have many meanings. An accomplished cardiac electrophysiologist, Dr. Tung has spent her medical career studying […]

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First Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery Launches A New Era in Orthopedic Surgery

The Quad Cities’ first robotic-arm assisted surgery took place at Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) in Prescott, Arizona on January 26. The successful operation – a knee replacement – was performed by Jason Weisstein, MD, MPH, FACS, Orthopedic Surgeon at Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Group (YRMG). “As […]

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It’s Official: YRMC’s Breast Care Center is a Center of Excellence!

The word “excellence” has long been associated with the Breast Care Center at Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center. But now it’s official. YRMC’s Breast Care Center was recently designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The three-year accreditation recognizes that YRMC’s […]

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Healthy Conversations Introduces Joint Replacement Expert Dr. Jason Weisstein

The Quad Cities and Jason Weisstein, MD, MPH, FACS, fit together as naturally as the ball-and-socket joint of the hip fits to the thighbone. That’s an apt description for how Dr. Weisstein – an accomplished orthopedic surgeon who recently joined Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Group (YRMG) – has taken […]

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