What do the results of my Pap and HPV tests mean? | DHMG Blog
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by Sarah Tyre
3d ago
A Pap test, or Pap smear, screens for cervical cancer and is recommended for women between 21 and 65. If your results are normal, you may not need to get screened again for another three to five years, depending on your age and the test you receive. But what happens when your results come back positive, abnormal, or unclear? Read on to learn more about the goal of cervical cancer screening, understand what HPV and Pap tests are, and what your results could mean ..read more
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Dignity Health Medical Foundation Names New VP of Operations, Southern California
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by Sarah Tyre
1w ago
Dignity Health Medical Foundation (DHMF) is pleased to announce Anthony Quan as vice president of operations for southern California.  In this role, Anthony will partner with physician and clinic teams to develop and execute operational strategies that prioritize cost-effective, high-quality health care services to meet the current and future needs of the communities we serve ..read more
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Parents, Ask About Unlocked Firearms in the Home This Holiday Season
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by Sarah Tyre
1M ago
The holidays are here, and to celebrate, many will be visiting homes of loved ones. Parents and guardians often have a list of questions they ask before their children visit other homes, whether about pets in the house, allergies, or internet supervision. Swapna Kudtarkar, MD, a pediatrician with Dignity Health Medical Group — Inland Empire, asks parents to add another question to their safety checklist: “Is there an unlocked gun in your home ..read more
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Dignity Health Medical Network — Santa Cruz, Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group Honored for Providing High-quality, Affordable, Patient-Centered Care
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by Sarah Tyre
1M ago
Dignity Health Medical Network — Santa Cruz and Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group are recipients of the 2022 Excellence in Healthcare Award from the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) for top performance on clinical quality, patient experience and cost measures. Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group also scored in the top 10% in clinical quality for their commercial HMO populations ..read more
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Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, Dignity Health Woodland Clinic Earn National Recognition for Patient Care
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by Sarah Tyre
1M ago
Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group and Dignity Health Woodland Clinic have been awarded Elite Status from America's Physician Groups (APG), the nation's leading professional association for accountable physician groups. The medical groups are two of just 72 organizations nationally to achieve Elite Status (the highest recognition) in 2022. Elite Status is earned through participation in APG's Standards of Excellence Survey, which evaluates the coordinated care infrastructure and value-based care performance of the organization’s physician group members ..read more
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Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, Dignity Health Woodland Clinic Clinicians Voted “Top Docs”
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by Sarah Tyre
1M ago
We are proud to announce that 56 physicians from Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group, and 26 from Woodland Clinic have been voted Sacramento Magazine’s Top Doctors in 2022. The “Top Docs” honor is an annual list of the area’s best doctors as voted by their peers ..read more
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1 in 3 Adults Have Prediabetes | Know the Signs, Symptoms and Risk Factors
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by Dignity Health Medical Group Staff
2M ago
November is Diabetes Awareness Month and, according to the CDC, over the last two decades the number of adults with diabetes in the United States has more than doubled.  We spoke with Tarandeep Kaur, MD, an endocrinologist with Dignity Health Medical Group — Stockton, to learn more about prediabetes and diabetes management ..read more
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There's still time to get your flu vaccine and COVID-19 booster
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by Sarah Tyre
2M ago
This year’s flu season is predicted to be longer and more severe than we have seen in recent years. With COVID-19 infections continuing to spread, it is important as ever to protect ourselves and our loved ones against both the flu and COVID-19 ..read more
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Capitol Interventional Cardiology Clinicians Join Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group
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by Sarah Tyre
2M ago
Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group is proud to announce that cardiologists from Capitol Interventional Cardiology (CIC) are joining their group. Capitol Interventional Cardiology closed the doors of its Carmichael clinic in October ..read more
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Try This National Diabetes Awareness Month Recipe
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by Sarah Tyre
2M ago
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and we have a delicious, nutritional recipe to share with you. Liza Iv, a registered dietitian with Dignity Health Medical Group — Stockton shares a chocolate peanut butter chia seed pudding recipe from the American Diabetes Association for when you want a sweet, yet healthy treat ..read more
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