Palliative or Hospice Care?

The 2017 National Health & Wellness Association has designated November as Hospice & Palliative Care Month. Mountains Community Hospital has a wonderful Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), that specializes in palliative and hospice (end-of-life) care. The staff have received their training and certification through City of Hope. The objective of both palliative and hospice care is […]

   Last Modified: 12/7/17, 7:39am.


Covered California Plan Enrollment Currently Taking Place

Are you currently in a Covered California plan or in need of insurance??? Are you unsure if you qualify for Medi-Cal? Persons wishing to schedule an appointment with a Covered California Enrollment Counselor, who can assist with Questions, Renewal or Enrollment, are encouraged to call Mountains Community Hospital’s Eligibility Specialist at (909) 336-3651 ext. 3535. […]

   Last Modified: 11/22/17, 10:04am.


Detecting & Living with Diabetes

Diabetes is a major medical condition that can be managed. You may have wondered how you develop diabetes. You may worry that your children will develop it too. Diabetes does not seem to be inherited in a simple pattern. Yet clearly, some people are more likely to develop diabetes than others. Diabetes mellitus refers to […]

   Last Modified: 11/16/17, 7:48am.


TeleConnect Therapies-Healing that Comes to You

TeleConnect Therapies (TCT) has been providing the services of Licensed Clinical Social Workers and Licensed Clinical Psychologists through TeleHealth at Mountains Community Hospital’s Rural Health Clinic since 2009. The MCH Telehealth system uses high-definition video cameras and secure internet connections for real-time videoconferencing between patients and therapists.   TCT Co-Owners Dawn Sampson, LCSW and Dr. Mindy […]

   Last Modified: 11/9/17, 8:21am.


Renew or Enroll in a Covered California Plan Now

Are you currently in a Covered California plan or in need of insurance??? Are you unsure if you qualify for Medi-Cal? Persons wishing to schedule an appointment with a Covered California Enrollment Counselor, who can assist with Questions, Renewal or Enrollment, are encouraged to call Mountains Community Hospital’s Eligibility Specialist at (909) 336-3651 ext. 3535. […]

   Last Modified: 11/2/17, 8:52am.


MCH Installs New, Safer CT Scan

To make CT exams as fast, safe and accurate as possible for patients, Mountains Community Hospital in Lake Arrowhead, CA, has installed the AquilionTM PRIME 80-Slice CT system from Toshiba America Medical Systems, Inc. The new CT scanner provides faster exams at as low as reasonably achievable doses of radiation, while producing high-quality images required […]

   Last Modified: 10/26/17, 8:10am.


Mountains Community Hospital’s Skilled Nursing Residents Show Support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer risks, the value of screening and early detection, and treatment options available to women and men who are diagnosed with one of the many forms of breast cancer. More than 249,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with invasive […]

   Last Modified: 10/19/17, 8:09am.


MOUNTAIN MEALS ON WHEELS…. ANOTHER SERVICE TO OUR MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY

Mountain Meals on Wheels (MMOW) board members, coordinators and drivers, gathered for a luncheon in the Rose Garden, at Mountains Community Hospital, on September 20th, to recognize the MMOW volunteers and thank our hospital for their support. Approximately 50 members enjoyed a delicious lunch, prepared and served by MCH’s Nutritional Services Supervisor, deLynn Walker. MMOW […]

   Last Modified: 10/16/17, 6:55am.


THE FLU AND YOU!

While seasonal influenza (flu) viruses can be detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter. The exact timing and duration of flu seasons can vary, but influenza activity often begins to increase in October. Flu activity usually peaks between December and February, although it can last as […]

   Last Modified: 10/5/17, 8:02am.


MCH GIVES YOU A SHOT AT PAIN RELIEF

Are you suffering from radiating pain in your neck or back? If pain medication and exercise haven’t helped, you may want to try a lumbar epidural steroid injection or LESI. Thanks to Aaron Jacob, Chief Anesthetist at MCH, you can now receive these injections at our Hospital. What is a Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection or […]

   Last Modified: 9/28/17, 10:14am.