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Harlingen Medical Center Observes Colon Cancer Awareness Month with Screening and Education
Feb 17, 2017

It is the second cause of cancer related deaths in the U.S. It does not discriminate between male or female. Each year, almost 150,000 Americans are diagnosed with colon cancer. But, did you know that this potentially deadly disease is up to 90% ...

Preventative Screenings Offered at Harlingen Medical Center
Feb 16, 2017

Did you know that every 40-seconds someone suffers a heart attack? Did you know that someone dies every four minutes from a heart attack? The chances of a heart attack occurring can be reduced, if not prevented all together; it can be done. And, it ...

Conference for Valley Physicians, Pharmacists, Health Professionals to be held on South Padre Island
Feb 9, 2017

A conference for all South Texas physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, medical students and other health professionals will celebrate its 25 th anniversary this April on South Padre Island featuring a renowned ...

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Harlingen Medical Center GI Laboratory has High Marks for Screenings
Feb 2, 2017

Prevention is key. And, nowhere is that more affirmed than when you are dealing with your health. That is why Harlingen Medical Center is observing National Colon Cancer Awareness Month, this March, and is encouraging you, and your loved ones, to get ...

Harlingen Medical Center Offers Free Medical Screenings at Annual Healthy Heart Expo
Jan 24, 2017

Heart disease claims the lives of more men and women, in the U.S., than any other disease. It is sometimes referred to as the silent killer, because symptoms are hardly felt until an extreme episode occurs, such as a heart attack or stroke. But, you ...

Harlingen Medical Center Observes National Heart Month With Doc Talk Lectures
Jan 18, 2017

One in every four deaths is linked to heart disease. It is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is the most common type of heart disease affecting Americans right now. More than 700,000 Americans will have a ...

Harlingen Medical Center Hosts Support Group To Help Surgical Weight Loss Patients Live Healthier Lives
Jan 4, 2017

Healthy living. Eating right, exercising and maintaining your walk on the path of optimum health. It's not as easy as it sounds for some people. Even for those who have had surgical weight loss (bariatric surgery) as a tool to help catapult them ...

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician To Speak at Harlingen Medical Center Doc Talk Lecture
Jan 3, 2017

Do you suffer from aches and pains on your neck, shoulders, lower back; dealing with spinal cord injuries? If you are, then you should know that there are medical treatments that may be able to keep you out of the surgery room. Dr. Cynthia A. Garcia, ...

Harlingen Medical Center Orthopedic Surgeon to Speak About Advancements in Total Knee, Hip & Shoulder Replacement
Dec 21, 2016

If you, or someone you know, experience pain when you walk, cannot bend your knee or at the hip, experience knee, hip, or shoulder pain while you rest, you are not alone. More than half a million Americans are expected to undergo a joint replacement ...

Prime Healthcare Foundation Announces Closing of $160 Million Financing Transaction
Nov 21, 2016

(Ontario, CA) – Today, Prime Healthcare Foundation, Inc., a not for profit hospital system, announced that it has closed a $160 million senior secured credit facility (Facility) led by BBVA Compass (BBVA). The Facility, which may be expanded in ...

Harlingen Medical Center Hosts Community Blood Drive to Save Lives
Nov 15, 2016

Employees at Harlingen Medical Center care for patients, and give the gift of life, at the hospital’s quarterly Community Blood Drives hosted in partnership with the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center. The award-winning and nationally ...

NATIONAL STUDY: Prime Healthcare California Hospitals Achieve 87 Five-Star and 14 Specialty Excellence Awards from Healthgrades
Oct 20, 2016

Prime Healthcare's 15 California hospitals have achieved a total of 87 5-star achievements and 14 Specialty Excellence Awards from Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions about their care. Prime ...

Need to Lose Weight? Surgical Weight Loss May be the Answer
Oct 18, 2016

HARLINGEN – Living healthier. For many people, taking that path begins with losing weight. It may not be easy, but, it can be done. And, for a certain group of individuals, surgical weight loss can be a launching pad for a new and healthier ...

Need to Lose Weight? Surgical Weight Loss May be the Answer
Oct 17, 2016

Living healthier. For many people, taking that path begins with losing weight. It may not be easy, but, it can be done. And, for a certain group of individuals, surgical weight loss can be a launching pad for a new and healthier you. The Surgical ...

Heart Patients Living another Day, Thanks to Award-Winning Care at Harlingen Medical Center
Oct 17, 2016

Manuel Medrano of Laguna Vista recently suffered a heart attack – but thanks to award-winning care at Harlingen Medical Center, he is now back to fishing, enjoying life with his grandchildren, and back to work as a part-time college professor. ...

Harlingen Medical Center Marks 14th Anniversary of Caring for Community; Helping Patients to Walk Again
Oct 2, 2016

Do you know someone who has trouble walking, or going up steps, without pain? One Rio Grande Valley woman said all she wanted was for the pain in her knee to go away – so she could get back to a 'normal' life. "And, thank goodness, ...

Dr. Prem Reddy Once Again Recognized Among the Most Influential Healthcare Leaders in the Nation
Oct 1, 2016

Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP, Chairman, President and CEO of Prime Healthcare, has once again been named to Modern Healthcare’s prestigious list of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” for 2016. This is the third time that ...

Digital Mammogram Screening Available for $99 During October at Harlingen Medical Center
Oct 1, 2016

Did you know that one in eight women born today may get breast cancer at some point during her lifetime? Did you know that breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in women? It's true, on both accounts – but the good news is ...

Harlingen Medical Center Helps Educate Community on "World Sepsis Day"
Sep 13, 2016

HARLINGEN – September is "Sepsis Awareness Month," and Harlingen Medical Center provided educational information to the community about this life-threatening condition which is relatively unknown -- despite having killed millions of ...

Hospital Volunteers Holding $5 Jewelry Sale at Harlingen Medical Center
Aug 19, 2016

Hospital volunteers at Harlingen Medical Center are known for giving back to the community and bringing smiles to the faces of patients and hospital employees. But this week, those volunteers will be bringing smiles to many others, outside the ...

Harlingen Medical Center Achieves 4-Star Rating In New CMS Services Rankings
Aug 1, 2016

Scores reflect high level of healthcare being provided by Harlingen Medical Center in South Texas Harlingen, August 1, 2016 – Harlingen Medical Center has achieved a 4-star rating, reflecting high levels of quality healthcare being provided to ...

Smiling for a Family Photo Can Help A Needy Child With Cleft Lip to Smile for the First Time
Jul 22, 2016

Unique fundraiser to kick off at Harlingen Medical Center July 30; Portraits to benefit children needing surgery for cleft lip Rio Grande Valley residents and families are invited to have a family portrait taken – and while smiling for their ...

Dr. Reddy in Conversation with The Advisory Board's Managing Director, Eric Larsen
Jul 18, 2016

We are pleased to share this Q & A featuring Dr. Reddy and Prime Healthcare and the Managing Director of the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is a prestigious healthcare advisory organization located on three continents, and their Daily ...

Ground Breaking Held For Expansion of Harlingen Medical Center
Jul 6, 2016

Helping to break ground for a new emergency room at Harlingen Medical Center (HMC) are, from the left, Harlingen Mayor Chris Boswell; David Glassburn, HMC Chief Financial Officer; Amy Flores, HMC Chief Nursing Officer; Brenda Ivory, President & ...

Ground Breaking Set for New Emergency Room, Major Expansion of Harlingen Medical Center
Jul 1, 2016

Multi-million dollar project to include new cardiac catheterization laboratories, operating rooms; Community invited to ground-breaking on July 6 Harlingen – A new emergency room -- along with new cardiac catheterization laboratories for heart ...

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