Patient Praises Care Received at Palomar Medical Center Escondido
November 05, 2020
San Marcos resident Andrew Kincaid came home early from his job at a utility company experiencing flu-like symptoms and trouble breathing and went right to bed. As the symptoms worsened, he later asked his wife to drive him to the Palomar Medical Center Emergency Department. “I never felt so much discomfort in my life,” Kincaid said. He admitted entering the Emergency Department with a high level of fear, suspecting he had COVID-19. The fear had built from watching the news he said. “I was scared of the unknown, what was going to happen.” But soon all that changed. “It was just a warm feeling to come in this hospital. From the moment I walked in, I had nothing but a pleasurable experience.” He was immediately masked and isolated from the rest of the patients and soon was getting a nasal swab, chest x-rays, and blood and urine tests. Because of the risk of transmission, Kincaid’s wife never entered the building leaving him ...
The Villas at Poway Named a Best Nursing Home by U.S. News
October 28, 2020
The designation is the second year in a row for short-term rehabilitation   The Villas at Poway (formerly Villa Pomerado) has earned the “Best Nursing Homes” designation for short-term rehabilitation from U.S. News & World ...
Palomar Medical Center Poway is Five-Star Recipient in Four Areas
October 22, 2020
 Hospital also awarded Pulmonary Care Excellence Award by Healthgrades Palomar Medical Center Poway is rated five stars for hip fracture treatment, treatment of pneumonia, treatment of bowel obstruction and treatment of sepsis, according ...
Palomar Medical Center Escondido Named America's 100 Best in Four Specialties
October 22, 2020
Hospital awarded five stars for patient care in Orthopedics, Neurosciences, Pulmonary, Gastrointestinal and Critical Care Palomar Medical Center (PMC) Escondido is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery, Joint ...
Palomar Medical Center Escondido Among Top Performing Hospitals for Heart Attacks
October 19, 2020
PALOMAR MEDICAL CENTER ESCONDIDO AMONG THE NATION’S TOP PERFORMING HOSPITALS FOR TREATMENT OF HEART ATTACK PATIENTS Palomar Medical Center Escondido has received the Chest Pain – MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award ...
Annual Meeting of the North San Diego County Health Facilities Financing Authority Board - NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT
October 16, 2020
The Annual Meeting of the North San Diego County Health Facilities Financing Authority Board has been postponed from October 16, 2020, to Wednesday, December 16, 2020 1:00 p.m. Virtual meeting: ...
How to Stay Grounded During the Election
October 13, 2020
Elections are here and some media pundits are calling this the biggest election of our lifetime. Social media is rife with arguing and hostility. Yet you are only one person, one vote. What can you do to maintain a healthy state of ...