The sun certainly shone on this year's Le Grand Picnic. The generosity of this year's sellout crowd was amazing. With all of our efforts combined, we raised $200,000, making this one of our most successful Le Grand Picnics ever! We have never raised more in our silent and live auctions, and we had almost [...]
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MCH Implements UV Technology in the Fight Against Infection-Causing Pathogens MCH is excited to announce that it has just purchased a Clorox Healthcare™ Optimum-UV Enlight™ System which uses UV light to kill microorganisms by inactivating their DNA, rendering them harmless and unable to replicate. This purchase was made possible by several large gifts from [...]
Nature's Flu Shot Flu season isn't over yet and flu activity remains elevated in California. Dr. Lori Arnold, Director of Pharmacy at MCH, created a helpful flyer with tips to naturally boost your immune system to prevent colds and flu and help you find relief if you're experiencing symptoms. See below or click here to [...]
Complete Pulmonary Testing at MCH Do you have shortness of breath? Asthma? MCH has a new, state-of-the-art, Pulmonary Function Testing machine to determine lung function, air flow limitation and diffusing capacity of the lungs. Kevin Horan, Respiratory Therapist, spoke with Mary-Justine Lanyon about the machine's capabilities in the Feb. 28th edition of the Alpine [...]
Please join us in welcoming our new General Surgeon, Dr. Van Martin! Dr. Martin received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, his MD from Wayne State University, and completed his residency at the University of Hawaii. Most recently, Dr. Martin practiced general surgery at The Outer Banks Hospital in Nags Head, North [...]
MCH Welcomes New Director of Pharmacy Mountains Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Lori Arnold, Pharm D, as the new Director of Pharmacy. Dr. Arnold is an unwavering wellness warrior, fearless medication safety advocate and enlightened clinical integrative pharmacist. She comes to MCH from Palm Desert where she was Pharmacy Manager at CVS and [...]
MCH Skilled Nursing Facility Resident Donates $62,000 to the Foundation At last week’s Le Grand Picnic we recognized and honored two extraordinary members of the Mountains Community Hospital family: Janet Owens and Sherry Kemplin. Two months ago, Janet Owens, a resident in our Skilled Nursing Facility, donated $62,000 to the Mountains Community Hospital Foundation. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]