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Fall Winter Pulse 2013

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pulse FALL / WINTER 2013 magazine T Medicare Advantage: A new choice T Do you have an app for that? MAGAZINE EDITOR Brenda Moore T Our aching backs community hospital of the monterey peninsula The War on Diabetes ART DIRECTOR/DESIGNER Robin Beckman-Jones Going on the offensive WRITERS Lisa Crawford Watson Brenda Moore PHOTOGRAPHERS Jeff Bushnell Rick Pharaoh Randy Tunnell Pulse Magazine, Fall/Winter 2013 I 1 Among the warriors in the war on diabetes, from left: Sabah Al-Marashi, nurse practitioner and coordinator, Inpatient Diabetes Program; Leslie Pinkerton, clinical dietitian and certified diabetes educator; Tricia Vincent, manager, Outpatient Nutrition and Diabetes Program; Dr. Jeffrey Barnum, medical staff champion for Inpatient Diabetes Program certification; and Marilyn Uwate, registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator. Pulse magazine is published twice a year by the Communication and Marketing department of Community Hospital. Mail comments to: Editor, Pulse magazine, P.O. Box HH, Monterey, CA 93942. Or e-mail to: pulse@chomp.org. To receive a free subscription to Pulse, please call (831) 625-4506. BOARD OF TRUSTEES Robert M. Kavner, Chair Frank C. Amato Mary A. Castagna, Auxiliary President Donald G. Goldman, MD Glen H. Hiner Scott G. Kantor, MD, Chief of Staff William W. Lewis Michael D. Lyon John H. Mahoney, Vice Chair Frederick M. O'Such Steven Packer, MD, President/CEO Jane Panattoni Shelley Post, Secretary Stephen J. Schulte Patrick L. Welton, MD Phillip H. Wilhelm ADMINISTRATION Steven J. Packer, MD, President/CEO Anthony D. Chavis, MD, Vice President Medical Affairs Terril Lowe, RN, Vice President Nursing Tim Nylen, Vice President Cynthia L. Peck, Vice President Laura Zehm, Vice President/CFO Charles Keller, Esq., Legal Counsel Go green, go electronic pulse FALL/WINTER 2013 magazine Content T Medicare Advantage: A new choice T Do you have an app for that? If you would like to read Pulse online instead of on paper, e-mail us and we'll send you a link to the next issue. T Our aching backs community hospital of the monterey peninsula The War on Diabetes Going on the offensive Pulse Magazine, Fall/Winter 2013 I 1 • E-mail us at: subscriptions@chomp.org • Be sure to tell us the address you would like removed from our mailing list. If you have other subscription changes, send them to the e-mail address above or call (831) 625-4506. Waging war on diabetes Hospital diabetes initiatives 4 Controlling diabetes to heal wounds Marilynn Camba's story 10 Do you have an app for that? High-tech healthcare at your fingertips 12 Taking on breast cancer in less time Anne Heryer's second time around 14 Coronary CT angiogram sheds light on chest pain 16 Oh, our aching backs No one is immune 18 Back on track Three stories of pain relief 20 Medicare Advantage A new insurance choice 22 Intensive inpatient rehabilitation therapy, close to home 24 Benefiting our community Community Benefit Program Healing Art Retreat 26 Health education and support close to home Classes and events 28 Bob Stromberg returns 30 As part of Community Hospital's commitment to responsible environmental practices, Pulse is printed on recycled paper. We encourage our readers to recycle. Information on recycling facilities throughout Monterey County can be obtained by calling the Monterey Regional Waste Management District at (831) 384-5313. Cert no. SCS-COC-001158 Pulse Magazine, Fall/Winter 2013 ■ 3

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