Catalina Island Medical Center

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Chronic Care Management (CCM)

Catalina Island Medical Center is now offering Chronic Care Management (CCM) services to our patients 65 years old and up who have two or more chronic conditions that are expected to last at least 12 months that increases the risk of death, the illness getting worse or…

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CIMC Emergency Department Ranks Among Nation’s Best

A patient satisfaction survey company that canvases and assesses more than 2,500 hospitals all across the United States has determined that over the past 12 months, the CIMC ER has performed in the 99th percentile.

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FREE Vascular Screening Clinic

If you are 50 years of age or older – and you are a current or former smoker, have coronary artery disease, diabetes, have a history of high blood pressure, high cholesterol or a strong family history of vascular disease, please join us for this FREE vascular screening event to learn about your risk factors for vascular diseases such as Aortic Aneurysms, Carotid Disease, and Peripheral Artery Disease.

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2019 Catalina Island Medical Center Health Fair

APRIL 11, 2019 11 de ABRIL de 2019 9am-3pm Crescent Street Celebrating 34 Years of Island Health Celebrando 34 años de salud en la isla Available Services Include: Diabetes, Skin Cancer, & Vision Screenings Complete Metabolic Panel, CBC & more Lab Tests Starting at $30 Disaster Preparedness Substance Abuse Prevention Mental Health Services Blood Pressure…

Catalina Island Medical Center Health Fair

Catalina Island Medical Center Health Fair

April 5, 2018 9am-3pm, Crescent Street The Catalina Island Medical Center invites you to celebrate 34 years of island health with us at the Health Fair. This FREE event features over 50 vendors, the opportunity to meet health professional, and a Kids Zone with activities and contests. Available services include: Diabetes, Skin Cancer, & Vision…

Join the CIMC Foundation: Upcoming Community Forums

Join the CIMC Foundation: Upcoming Community Forums

Please join the Catalina Island Medical Center Foundation for the Preserve the Future of Catalina Island Medical Care Community Forum. Let’s talk. Let’s ask questions. Let’s get answers. March 15th and 22nd, 7PM at Parish Hall St. Catherin’s Catholic Church. Join the discussion, it’s our future – let’s be ready for it! HERE’S SOME BACKGROUND:…

Why do we need a new hospital?

Why do we need a new hospital?

Well, the first answer is that we don’t have a choice! The State of California has mandated that all hospitals meet earthquake safety standards as established by the year 2030 – which means we must begin raising the necessary funds for a new medical center. If the Catalina Island Medical Center cannot meet the seismic…

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Why do hospitals use color-coded scrubs?

Have you ever wondered if there is a rhyme or reason to the colored scrubs you see your medical caretakers wearing? Sure, it makes for a more colorful experience, but there are some good reasons that many hospitals and medical facilities are implementing standardized color-coded uniforms for staff. Patient Safety. By implementing standard color uniforms…

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Gluten Free Diets – Fab or Fad?

Fad diets make me crazy. The Cookie Diet, the Werewolf diet (these are really a thing), the meat covered in meat and butter diet. They all make me cringe. My approach to healthy eating is simple – eat whole foods, avoid processed, eat mostly plants. However, there is one popular food trend that I believe…

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Top 10 Things You Can Do TODAY to Improve Your Health

I love a good “Top Ten” list. It’s probably because I’m an impatient reader (ok, probably an impatient human in general but I’m working on it) and have been known to skip to the last chapter of a novel to see what happens. Who has time for plot development? We’re all rushed and over-busy. We…