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Higher than normal flu season

Higher than normal flu season

A significantly more severe flu season is striking Yuma harder and earlier than recent years, prompting our hospital to take steps to further protect the health of our patients and community.

December 20, 2017

YRMC begins Visitor Restrictions

YRMC begins Visitor Restrictions

YRMC begins Visitor Restrictions for flu season December 7 to protect health of patients and families
 

December 06, 2017

Cancer Center Honor

Cancer Center Honor

Center once again earns prestigious certification by the Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®)

December 05, 2017

The Foundation of YRMC Joins the #GivingTuesday Movement

The Foundation of YRMC Joins the #GivingTuesday Movement

This is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

November 22, 2017

YRMC offers community assistance during Marketplace enrollment

YRMC offers community assistance during Marketplace enrollment

Yuma County residents wanting to purchase insurance through the federal government’s Health Insurance Marketplace have a shorter window of opportunity this year.

 

November 20, 2017

​YRMC welcomes new air medical transport provider to community

​YRMC welcomes new air medical transport provider to community

AeroCare stations dedicated aircraft, crews at home base in Yuma.
 

October 25, 2017

YRMC Announces Process to Grow, Including Exploration of Partnership Options

YRMC Announces Process to Grow, Including Exploration of Partnership Options

Board of directors will pursue a path of strategic growth to better position the 406-bed hospital for success amid healthcare’s changing landscape. 

September 08, 2017

Yuma Regional Medical Center Named Most Wired for Third Time

Yuma Regional Medical Center Named Most Wired for Third Time

Most Wired hospitals use technology to create better patient experiences. 

July 12, 2017

Honored Nurses

Three Yuma Regional Medical Center nurses led recent awards ceremony.

May 17, 2017

Report highlights hospital’s vital role in Yuma economy

Report highlights hospital’s vital role in Yuma economy

Yuma Regional Medical Center credited for $500 million economic impact 

May 09, 2017

Hospital District #1 presents YRMC with $20,760.58

Hospital District #1 presents YRMC with $20,760.58

The Hospital District #1 of Yuma County recently presented Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) with a check for $20,670.58, funds that will allow the community hospital to purchase resources that will enhance the health and comfort of its patients.

March 01, 2017

Patient Safety and Better Outcomes Earn YRMC Recognition

Patient Safety and Better Outcomes Earn YRMC Recognition

BlueCross BlueShield of Arizona recently recognized Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) with a Blue Distinction® Center designation in the area of bariatric surgery as part of the Blue Distinction® Centers for Specialty Care program.

February 07, 2017

Healthline11: Computer Assisted Spinal Surgery

KYMA News 11 showcases YRMC as one of the first community hospitals in the nation to employ a CT-navigation system for spine surgery, offered by Dr. Shawn Hermenau, orthopedic surgeon with Desert Spine Institute.

January 30, 2017

YRMC launches community-wide Lung Screening Program

YRMC launches community-wide Lung Screening Program

To help Yuma County residents detect lung cancer earlier and begin treatment sooner, Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) recently launched a Lung Screening Program that uses new imaging technology to discover lung cancer long before symptoms develop.
 

January 23, 2017

39th Annual Tractor Rodeo Provides Family Fun

39th Annual Tractor Rodeo Provides Family Fun

The Foundation of Yuma Regional Medical Center is proud to host its 39th Annual Tractor Rodeo and Family Fun Day this weekend near Wellton.

January 18, 2017

YRMC begins Visitor Restrictions for flu season January 9

YRMC begins Visitor Restrictions for flu season January 9

Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) plans to implement visitor restrictions beginning Monday, January 9, 2017, as a result of the current flu season.

January 05, 2017

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