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The Truth About Babies and Juice

Is fruit juice a staple in your little one’s diet? If your child is 12 months or younger, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) suggests a diet that’s free of fruit juice. The new recommendation – the first change on this subject since 2001 – is linked to rising childhood […]

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YRMC’s 2017 Florence Nightingale Winner 

This year’s recipient of Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s Florence Nightingale Award is an amazing nurse. Lisa Steinbrink (pictured left in the photo) practices her nursing profession with the care and compassion that her patients deserve. Lisa has grown into her nursing career here with us at YRMC. She started at […]

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Summer and Strep Throat are Here

“My throat hurts,” are three words parents may be hearing from their little ones in the coming weeks. Pediatricians at Ponderosa Pediatrics in Prescott – as well as healthcare providers in the Phoenix area – are seeing an increase in children with strep throat. “Most parents think their children are less […]

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Are You Tough Enough to Wear Pink?

Prescott Frontier Days®, Inc. – host of the World’s Oldest Rodeo® – and Wrangler’s® Tough Enough to Wear Pink initiative recently presented The BreastCare Center at YRMC with a $2,500 donation. “We’re thankful for this generous gift,” said John Amos, President and Chief Executive Officer, YRMC. “Thanks in part to the […]

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Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care – How They are Different

Many people don’t know there’s a difference between palliative medicine and hospice care, but the two have separate roles in healthcare delivery. Palliative medicine focuses on making patients comfortable, alleviating symptoms and coordinating care among the entire healthcare team. Ideally, palliative medicine begins when a patient is diagnosed with a […]

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Caring for our Kids: New Pediatrician Jennifer Tidroski Joins Community!

Pediatrician Jennifer Tidroski, DO, has joined YRMC PhysicianCare’s Ponderosa Pediatrics in Prescott. A graduate of Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Worth, Texas, Dr. Tidroski completed a pediatric residency at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Tidroski also […]

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Eat Well … Be Well – Prescott Meals On Wheels – YRMC Your Healthy Kitchen

Breakfast trays now arrive to Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC) patients with something extra. Along with their morning meal, hospital patients receive a card that promotes the availability of home-delivered meals from Prescott Meals On Wheels following hospitalization. “Some people may need assistance with meals during their recovery so we […]

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YRMC Reversing Heart Disease Support Group: Learning Together to Manage and Possibly Reverse Disease

In 1978, cardiologist Dean Ornish, MD, set out to prove that healthy lifestyle habits and a plant-based diet could stop, and even reverse, the progression of heart disease. Fast-forward thirty-nine years: the Ornish Reversal Program™ has helped thousands of people significantly improve their heart function, restore vibrant health, and even […]

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Welcome to the Quad Cities, TAVR! Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) is a minimally-invasive procedure performed collaboratively by interventional cardiologists and cardiac surgeons. Typically, people who have aortic stenosis (narrowing) or malfunction of the aortic valve need open heart surgery to replace the damaged valve. A valve controls the passage of blood from the heart to […]

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New PA Kimberley Scott Joins YRMC PhysicianCare

YRMC PhysicianCare Gastroenterology recently welcomed Physician Assistant Kimberley Scott, MHS, PA-C, to their team. Scott graduated from the University of South Alabama with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Injury Management. She also has earned certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. YRMC PhysicianCare Gastroenterology is located […]

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YRMC PhysicianCare Welcomes New PA, Amy Kallio

Amy Kallio, PA-C, recently joined the YRMC PhysicianCare Family Medicine team at 1050 Gail Gardner Way in Prescott. Amy Kallio brings years of experience caring for the healthcare needs of adults in outpatient settings similar to YRMC PhysicianCare Family Medicine. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the Physician […]

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Digital Outreach Strategies Support YRMC’s Vision of a Total Healing Environment

For the team at Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC), serving the community has always meant providing high-quality healthcare services. Recently, however, the definition of “serving the community” has expanded to include providing reliable, expert sourced, up-to-the-minute healthcare information for people throughout the region. “YRMC’s Vision is to create a Total […]

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ACA and AHCCCS Got You Baffled? Local Help is Here!

Finding health insurance coverage that works for you and your family can be confusing. Should you look for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace (healthcare.gov) or are you eligible for Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS – Arizona’s Medicaid)? Representatives from trusted, local organizations are available to answer these […]

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Videostroboscopy: Your Voice Check at YRMC

Watch the top-rated show The Voice and you’ll see famous performers and musicians coaching amateur singers to success. Visit Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s (YRMC’s) Physical Rehabilitation Services and you’ll find an exceptional team using videostroboscopy – the latest technology – to help people regain their voices. “Vocal cords are very […]

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YRMC PhysicianCare Welcomes Dr. John Spitalieri

Dr. John Spitalieri has joined YRMC PhysicianCare’s Neurosurgical team at 1001 Division Street in Prescott. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a Residency Program at Arrowhead Hospital in Colton, California. Dr. Spitalieri is Fellowship-trained in Neurosurgery at Cooper Hospital in Camden, New Jersey and […]

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Hats Off to Prescott Frontier Days and Wrangler’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink for Their Support of The BreastCare Center at YRMC

Prescott Frontier Days, Inc. – host of the World’s Oldest Rodeo – and its partnership with Wrangler’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink initiative recently donated $2,000 to The BreastCare Center at YRMC. Founded in 2004, Tough Enough to Wear Pink supports rodeos – like Prescott’s World’s Oldest Rodeo – as […]

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The Catheterization Laboratory: Minimally Invasive Procedures Happen Here

The location where an Interventional Radiologist performs image-guided, minimally invasive procedures is a room in the Catheterization Laboratory (Cath Lab) or the Angiography Suite. This state-of-the-art environment is like an operating room with diagnostic imaging equipment that assists the Interventional Radiologist during a procedure. or click here to watch Dr. […]

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YRMC PhysicianCare Welcomes Dr. Anil Kumar

Dr. Anil Kumar has joined YRMC PhysicianCare‘s cardiology team in the YRMC Outpatient Services Building in Prescott Valley. Dr. Anil Kumar is a graduate of Government Medical College in Punjab, India, and completed extensive residency program training, to include: Internal Medicine Residency, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, […]

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Wells Fargo Provides Generous Support for YRMC’s Partners for Healthy Students

Robbie Nicol, Executive Director of the Yavapai Regional Medical Center Foundation, announced the Foundation’s receipt of a $15,000 donation from Wells Fargo. This donation will support Yavapai Regional Medical Center’s Partners for Healthy Students program. In 2015, the program’s School-Based Kids Health Clinics and the Mobile Kids Health Clinic provided […]

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Interventional Radiologists: Pioneers of Minimally-Invasive Treatments for Peripheral Vascular Disease

Homer Stevens could not walk far because his legs would tire out quickly and his toe was black, swollen and very painful. His quality of life suffered. His podiatrist suggested that he might have a circulation problem and recommended he get tested for Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD). What is Peripheral […]

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