Up-to-Date News and Health Information at Kingman Regional Medical Center
The United States is currently facing a shortage of physicians, especially in rural areas. The situation is expected to get worse― more than one-third of our nation’s doctors will reach retirement age in the next ten years. At the same time, America’s baby boom generation is getting older and sicker, which is accelerating the need for additional healthcare. The situation has become so critical that new bipartisan legislation, called the “Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2019,” was just introduced in the U.S. Senate on February 6th. The law would open…
To celebrate 20 years of serving our community, Kingman Regional Medical Center’s Del E Webb Wellness Center will host an all-day open house on Friday, February 22, 2019 from 9am – 7pm. The Wellness Center opened on February 8, 1999 at 1719 Beverly Avenue and has continued to meet the health and fitness needs of Kingman with state-of-the-art equipment, group classes, and more. Join us for tours of the 40,000 square-foot facility, sign-up specials, and kids’ activities. The Wellness Center will also conduct hourly drawings for giveaways such as personal…
The Kingman Regional Medical Center (KRMC) Foundation is thrilled to announce our second annual Black Tie Gala. This formal event is for the benefit of KRMC’s Labor and Delivery unit. All proceeds will be used to purchase wireless fetal monitors to provide a more comfortable and flexible birthing experience for mothers in labor at KRMC.
In honor of National Heart Month, KRMC will host an open house on Thursday, February 14th from 1:00 – 4:00 pm in the KRMC Cardiovascular Center located at 3269 Stockton Hill Rd. February marks National Heart Month, a time to increase awareness of heart health. Cardiovascular disease – including, heart disease, high blood pressure, and stroke – is the No.1 killer of American people. KRMC’s cardiovascular program invites the public to come learn about heart health, risk factors, preventative care, and treatment for cardiovascular conditions.
February marks American Heart Month, a great time to commit to a healthy lifestyle and make small changes that can lead to a lifetime of better health. Most of us know the basics of heart health – eat healthy and exercise. However, budget concerns can sometimes create a barrier. The good news is that there are many ways to greatly improve your health, which cost little more than a change of heart. Cost saving tips for becoming more active One of the most rewarding decisions you can make is to…
Wendy Dunlap suffered three strokes in her early seventies. She could not feed herself, speak, or walk. She couldn't sit up without falling over. In this episode she talks about her path to recovery and reclaiming her independence. Focus on Your Health is KRMC's weekly program on the Arizona Community Radio Network.
Kingman Regional Medical Center will host its annual Senior Health Fair on Saturday, January 26th from 9am to 1pm. This event will take place at KRMC’s Hualapai Mountain Campus at 3801 Santa Rosa Drive. The following health screenings will be offered free of charge: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (helps determine genetic risk for developing COPD and other related lung disorders) Biometric screening, including height, weight, and blood pressure measurements Blood cholesterol test; this is a fasting test – for accurate results, do not eat or drink anything other than water for…
Hepatitis C is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). It is a major cause of liver cancer and end-stage liver disease. According to the Arizona Department of Health Services, Mohave County has the highest rate of hepatitis C in Arizona. Unfortunately, many people who are infected, don’t know it. Therefore, it’s vital that people in our community learn how HCV is spread, how to protect against it, how to be tested for it, and how it can be cured. We invite you to watch this informative…
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