A Provider’s Perspective

Articles and videos by our DMG providers to help you manage the health of you and your family.

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Prostate Cancer Awareness

Prostate cancer is typically slow-growing, making early detection more likely if the patient sees his physician for regular exams and screenings.
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Newborn Screenings: What You Need to Know

Did you know September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month?  Newborn screening allows identification and treatment of a disease before symptoms even emerge.
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UV Safety for Motorcyclists

Anyone who has visited my practice knows that when I am not caring for patients, I can be found riding my Harley. In Arizona, we are fortunate to have many great months for long rides due to Arizona...
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DMG Children’s Rehabilitative Services Extends Hours to Saturdays

We are excited to announce that in an effort to better serve our patients, DMG CRS is extending its hours of operation. Effective August 1, 2020, DMG CRS will be open Saturdays from 8:00am to 1:00pm.
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DMG Provider Spotlight – Michelle Martin, APRN, FNP-C

District Medical Group (DMG) is pleased to welcome Michelle Martin, FNP-C. Michelle has been in nursing for over six years.
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We’re Here for You…Safely

As part of the District Medical Group (DMG) family, we want to ensure you know we are here for you. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, DMG locations across the Valley have remained open to support the health of our patients.
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Three Tips for Parents of Children with Differences

As a parent of a child with health, developmental and/or behavioral differences, you become more than a parent- you are an advocate, a champion and your child’s loudest voice. Here’s three tips to help you and your child’s health and quality of life. And, never forget that your child’s care team at DMG Children’s Rehabilitative Services is here to support you every step of the way.
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District Medical Group Children’s Rehabilitative Services Adds Providers to Serve More Children with Complex Medical Needs

District Medical Group Children’s Rehabilitative Services announced the addition of two pediatric specialty physicians serving patients at its multi-specialty interdisciplinary clinic (MSIC). DMG CRS has been the exclusive medical home for AHCCCS Complete Care patients since 2012.
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DMG Welcomes Denise Atwood
New Chief Risk Officer

We are excited to welcome Denise Atwood to the Risk Management team as DMG’s new CRO. Denise brings many years of experience and expertise to DMG. She is a registered nurse, a Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM)...
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Health Care Hero Award Finalists Announced

Three DMG providers are finalists for the Phoenix Business Journal’s 2018 Health Care Hero Awards. They received a tremendous amount of submissions, so we are very proud...
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Innovative use of EMR helps identify more Make-A-Wish kids

Make-A-Wish Arizona, the local chapter of the international wish-granting organization, and District Medical Group(DMG) are piloting a unique referral process to increase life-changing wish opportunities...
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Ask a Doc: Do your kids need sunscreen if they’re in the shade?

You may think you’ve got it made in the shade, but you can still be hit by harmful UV rays that bounce off the sand, sidewalk, pool or ocean. They can even bounce off grass...
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Phoenix Magazine Recognizes Top Arizona Doctors

Seven DMG providers were recognized through 2018 Phoenix Magazine’s Top Doctors list. Top Doctors is an annual survey of health care professionals conducted by PHOENIX magazine...
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Engaging Children with Spina Bifida for Increased Mobility

SCOOOT provides an early experience of independence for kids with mobility challenges. It frees them to explore their home, play, chase and race friends and siblings without any help...
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Children’s Rehabilitative Services (CRS) Physical Therapy Department Spotlight

Pediatric physical therapy benefits children and their families/caregivers by promoting activity and participation in everyday routines, increasing functional independence, improving strength and endurance...
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A Spotlight on DMG Pediatrics

DMG Pediatrics is a strong partner with Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) and MIHS in training resident physicians, and for many years it has been known as the PCH/MMC Pediatric Residency Program...