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Yavapai SHIFT Taskforce Brings Much Needed Support for Expectant Mothers Struggling with Substance Use

In a perfect world, every expectant parent would receive support, encouragement, and all the resources needed to ensure the best possible outcome for themselves and their newborn. However, when a parent or parent-to-be is struggling with substance use, seeking that support can be difficult. The outcome could easily become stress, […]

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Yavapai Regional Medical Group Neurology is Moving to a New State-of-the-Art Location

Yavapai Regional Medical Group, Neurology (YRMG), is moving to the recently completed Outpatient Services Building on the campus of Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott. We’re looking forward to caring for you in this innovative and patient friendly health center. Here’s some important information about our new location: […]

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Commitment, Leadership, Humor and Humility Exemplify YRMC’s 2022 Florence Nightingale Nurse of the Year

Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center Nursing Staff at the Prescott City Council Chambers, left to right: Olivia Marsh, Nurse Manager, PAT/PreOP/PACU; Tracey McCollum, Chief Nursing Officer; Amy Kingsley, PACU RN, Relief Nursing Supervisor; Lauren Weedon, Senior Director of Nursing Services. Each year, on Florence Nightingale’s birthday, we reflect on […]

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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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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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Woodruff Family Conference Center Dedicated at Dignity Health, YRMC West

Benny and Ellen Benson at the newly dedicated Woodruff Family Conference Center, Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center On December 7th, family and friends of Bob and Margaret Woodruff, together with members of the Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) Foundation (a member of Dignity Health), the YRMC Foundation Board and […]

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Fork in the Road Restaurants Help “Boot Out Cancer” with Support for YRMC’s Breast Care Center

Pictured left to right: David Beasar, The Office Cantina; Mary Mallory, YRMC Foundation Board; Joe Terrinoni, Fork in the Road; Dr. LaNette Smith, YRMC Breast Surgeon; Bill Sonsin, YRMC Foundation Board Secretary/Treasurer; Wendy Price, Fork in the Road; Dave Barrett, YRMC Foundation Board Chair; Krystal Burge, Desert De Oro Foods; Chad […]

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The Robert Altmanshofer Radiologic Technology Scholarship – Good Work in Our Own Backyard

While most 34-year-olds are busy building a career, paying the bills, and putting a little money away for the future, Robert Altmanshofer is concerned about what his legacy will be, long after he is gone. Altmanshofer is a radiologic technologist at Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) in Prescott, […]

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Free Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Help from Dignity Health, YRMC

Dignity Health, Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is offering free expert assistance to families and individuals who want health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. During open enrollment 2022, which takes place November 1, 2021 through January 15, 2022, YRMC’s Certified Application Counselors (CACs) will provide assistance by appointment. […]

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7 Years and $40,000 Raised Wrangling Breast Cancer with Prescott Frontier Days

Members of Prescott Frontier Days, Inc., the Prescott Frontier Days Foundation, and the Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) Foundation, a member of Dignity Health, met recently to celebrate the success of this year’s Wrangler® “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” fundraising program to benefit the Breast Care Center at Dignity Health, […]

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Hydration Tips for Marathon Runners

Experts agree that proper hydration is key to a healthy lifestyle. Drinking enough water helps keep our organs functioning as they should, lubricates our joints, helps to deliver nutrients to our bodies and helps prevent infection. It can also help with cognitive functioning and the quality of our sleep. In […]

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Tips for Living with COPD

While it may be alarming to receive a diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), it’s important to educate yourself about the disease and what treatment choices are available to you. Making these decisions as soon as possible is key to improving one’s quality of life. What is COPD? COPD […]

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Now Showing: Places in the Heart

Knowledge is power. This old saying rings true when you’re faced with medical decisions for yourself or someone you love. When it comes to heart care, these decisions can be life altering. Pierre Tibi, MD, FACS, Medical Director of the James Family Heart Center at Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC), […]

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YRMC Welcomes James F. Cahill, MD, Psychiatry

Yavapai Regional Medical Center PhysicianCare is pleased to announce that James F. Cahill, MD, Psychiatry, has joined its team on Gail Gardner Way in Prescott. Dr. Cahill is a graduate of and completed psychiatry residency (chief resident) and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship programs at the West Virginia College of […]

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Robert Candipan, PhD, MD Joins YRMC PhysicianCare Cardiology

Yavapai Regional Medical Center PhysicianCare is pleased to welcome Robert Candipan, PhD, MD, Interventional Cardiologist, to its cardiology team on Ainsworth Drive in Prescott. Dr. Candipan has completed an Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at Sequoia Hospital in Redwood City, California and a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at Stanford University […]

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That’s a Wrap!

These days, many of us are looking for convenient, easy meal ideas, but we want to make sure they’re as healthy as possible. Rita Carey Rubin, Registered Dietician, Diabetes Educator and host of Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s Your Healthy Kitchen, says that wraps can be some of the best choices […]

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Dr. Amad Zineldine Joins the Cardiology Team at YRMC PhysicianCare

Yavapai Regional Medical Center PhysicianCare welcomes Amad Zineldine, MD, FACC, Interventional Cardiology, to its growing cardiology team in Prescott Valley. Dr. Zineldine is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology and Internal Medicine. He completed a Cardiology Fellowship at Cornell University in New York City, New York. Dr. Zineldine […]

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Dr. Pamela Lusk Joins the Ponderosa Pediatrics Team

Yavapai Regional Medical Center PhysicianCare is pleased to welcome Pamela Lusk, PMHNP-BC, FAANP, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. Dr. Lusk has joined the Ponderosa Pediatrics team on Centerpointe West Drive in Prescott. She is a Doctoral graduate and has completed a Post Masters Nurse Practitioner Certificate in Psychiatric and Mental Health at […]

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