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Botox: Beyond the Wrinkles

Botox® was first approved by the FDA for cosmetic use in 2002 and since then, has become synonymous with facial wrinkle reduction and creating, at least temporarily, a more youthful look. Today, however, physicians are also successfully using Botox® to treat serious medical conditions, including muscle spasticity resulting from brain […]

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Breast Tomosynthesis: Increasing Accuracy to Improve Breast Health Outcomes

A promising new mammography technology that finds forty-one percent more aggressive cancers and can reduce patient recall rates by as much as forty percent has arrived at the BreastCare Center at Yavapai Regional Medical Center in Prescott Valley. This new technology, known as breast tomosynthesis, creates a 3-dimensional image that […]

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YRMC Earns Level IV Trauma Designation

Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) East and West have received Level IV Trauma Designation from the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), Bureau of Emergency Services and Trauma System. “This is confirmation of YRMC’s work to prepare for trauma designation,” said Irene Connor, RN, Director, Emergency Services, YRMC East. YRMC joins […]

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A Perfect Pairing: YRMC Outpatient Services Building and Your Busy Life

Quality and convenience don’t always go hand-in-hand, but at Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s (YRMC’s) new YRMC Outpatient Services Building, they’re perfectly paired! “What distinguishes YRMC’s Outpatient Services Building from other such centers is its association with YRMC, a brand that the community knows, trusts and associates with high-quality healthcare,” said Larry […]

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Computer-Assisted Navigation Technology Significantly Improves Knee and Hip Replacements

Orthopedic surgeons understand that precise alignment is key to successful joint replacement surgery. Thanks to its Computer-Assisted Navigation system, people undergoing hip and knee replacement at Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) can experience the results of this exceptional accuracy: improved joint stability and better range of motion. Computer-Assisted Navigation technology […]

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