Desert West News

Community Outreach for Back to School

The Desert West OB/GYN family is making a difference in our community. Staff members hosted a back-to-school supply drive for Manzanita Elementary School and came up with a wide variety of items that will help both students and teachers. Part of the Washington Elementary School District, Manzanita is located near [...]

August 1st, 2018|Categories: News|

Welcome Susan Swenson, RN, WHNP-C

Susan Swenson, RN, WHNP-C has joined the Desert West team and will be seeing patients at the Glendale and Arrowhead offices. With a special interest in providing contraception and helping patients facing PCOS and menopause, Susan brings with her decades of experience in women's health. Learn more about our newest [...]

June 13th, 2018|Categories: News|

Placenta Donation Helps Heal Others

Have any plans for your placenta after your delivery? If not, you may be interested in learning about an important donation option that can help others heal. The Birth Tissue Donation Program through Donor Network of Arizona has a safe, simple collection process and requires no extra procedure and at [...]

March 10th, 2018|Categories: News|

Heavy Periods Slowing You Down?

Approximately 20 percent of women suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding which can interfere with everyday life. According to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, this is defined as “excessive menstrual blood loss which interferes with a woman’s physical, social, emotional and/or material quality of life.”    There are [...]

October 3rd, 2017|Categories: News|

Pregnancy and Newborn Care Class Schedules

Since babies don't arrive with a manual, Desert West hosts Pregnancy 101, Newborn Care and Infant CPR classes run by Premier Baby Planners.   Pregnancy 101 This class provides helpful guidance to promote a healthy pregnancy for mom and baby. Everything you need to know is included in this class [...]

May 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|

Mercy Care Coverage Effective June 1st

Desert West OB/GYN will be contracted with Mercy Care effective June 1, 2016. Mercy Care Plan is a not-for-profit health plan serving AHCCCS members (Medicaid acute, DDD and long-term care). Mercy Care Advantage is a health plan for people with special needs who qualify for AHCCCS and Medicare. Mercy Care [...]

April 2nd, 2016|Categories: News|