Palomar Medical Center Escondido One of Only 38 Hospitals Awarded Top Spine Hospital Three Years in a Row
February 11, 2022
Healthgrades recognizes 100 hospitals each year with its America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery award. Palomar Medical Center Escondido has received this award for three years in a row, 2020-2022, and is one of only 38 hospitals in the country to receive this distinction. To determine the award, Healthgrades uses strict criteria: Medicare inpatient data to measure performance, and adjusting for each patient’s risk factors, age, gender and medical condition. Healthgrades is the leading online resource for patients to find and connect with the right doctor or hospital.   
Palomar Health Medical Group Recognized as a Most Improved Provider Organization by IHA's Medical Advantage Program
February 01, 2022
SAN DIEGO – February 1, 2022 – Palomar Health Medical Group has been recognized as a Most Improved provider organization based on their performance in the AMP Medicare Advantage program for measurement year 2020 by IHA (Integrated ...
New Device Reduces Need for Blood Thinners
January 26, 2022
Palomar Health is offering a new, life-changing procedure for people who experience irregular rhythms and/or are taking blood thinners. Atrial fibrillation often manifests itself with a rapid heart beat (arrhythmia), which can lead to blood clots ...
Diabetes, Hearing Loss and Balance
January 25, 2022
There is a scientifically provable relationship between our auditory and vestibular/balance sense and complications arising from diabetes. In fact, persons with diabetes often present signs of hearing difficulties earlier than those without ...
Congenital Heart Disease Screening
January 25, 2022
In recognition of American Heart Month (February), Palomar Health’s Birth Centers in Escondido and Poway would like everyone to know every newborn receives a congenital heart disease screening before he/she leaves the hospital as an early ...
Palomar Health Welcomes Newly Appointed Board Member Michael Pacheco
December 21, 2021
SAN DIEGO – December 21, 2021 – San Diego’s largest healthcare district, Palomar Health is proud to announce its newest appointed board member, Michael Pacheco of Valley Center. Pacheco was appointed for a one-year term on ...
Healthy Developmental Services Helps Families in Need
December 18, 2021
Each year in Healthy Developmental Services, staff select up to 10 families who are experiencing hardship, have limited resources, and no support system. They create a modest gift package, including toys and clothing for the children and a ...