Blog Posts in 2017

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  • Jim and Eleanor Randall Breast Center Now Offers 3-D Tomosynthesis to Detect Breast Cancer

    Jim and Eleanor Randall Breast Center is now home to the latest technology to detect breast cancer. Known as 3-D tomosynthesis, this three-dimensional mammography system provides images of the breast in “slices” from different angles. While traditional 2-D mammography remains one of the best tools available for detection of abnormalities, the emergence of 3-D mammogram technology ...
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  • Kenneth Lam, MD, Radiation Oncologist, Recognized as a Healthcare Hero by Business Life Magazine

    In Business Life Magazine’s August-September issue, Kenneth Lam, MD, radiation oncologist, is featured as a Healthcare Hero. Dr. Lam was recognized for his efforts to further strengthen access to services for our diverse community - who may otherwise face language or other barriers to care. This includes his work founding a Cantonese-speaking cancer patient support group at Huntington ...
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  • John Rodarte, MD, Weighs in on New Peanut Guidelines

    John Rodarte, MD, pediatrician at Huntington Health Physicians, and chair, department of pediatrics, Huntington Hospital, was featured in an ABC 7 news report on the new recommendation from the National Institutes of Health regarding kids and peanuts. Since 2000, in an attempt to prevent peanut allergies, the American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended against giving peanuts to babies, up the ...
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  • Descanso Pediatrics voted "Finest Medical Group" by the Crescenta Valley Weekly readers

    Residents of La Canada and La Crescenta voted Descanso Pediatrics, of Huntington Health Physicians, the “Finest Medical Group” in the area. Descanso Pediatrics doctors, nurses, and staff have been providing high quality, compassionate care to the community for over 50 years. The group has nine experienced physicians who work as a team to provide the best possible care to their ...
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  • Questions About Medicare Health Plans? Attend an informational event!

    Huntington Health Physicians is offering informational meetings to answer community and patient questions regarding Medicare Health Plans. Learning about Medicare options can be an overwhelming experience, so these meetings are designed to provide information which will assist in your decision making process. We have events available at Huntington Hospital, or at our Corporate Office, located at ...
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  • U.S. News & World Report Names Huntington Hospital 4th Best Hospital in Los Angeles and 9th in California

    Huntington Hospital has once again been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2017-18 Los Angeles and California by U.S. News & World Report. The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 28 th year, are part of U.S. News’ patient portal, designed to help patients make informed decisions about where to receive care for life-threatening conditions or for common elective procedures. ...
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  • John Rodarte, MD, featured in the August issue of L.A. Parent Magazine

    John Rodarte, MD, chair, department of pediatrics at Huntington Hospital, is featured in the August issue of L.A. Parent Magazine discussing overuse injuries among kid athletes. "You want to maintain your aerobic fitness, just use some different muscle groups," said Dr. Rodarte. "This is the healthiest way to let your child be that great athlete." Dr. Rodarte spent 17 years as ...
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  • Healthgrades Names Huntington Hospital 5-Star Recipient in Several Women's Care Procedures

    Huntington Hospitaltoday announced that it has been named a 5-star recipient for uro-gynecologic procedures, hysterectomy, vaginal delivery and c-section delivery by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. A 5-star rating indicates that the hospital’s clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when ...
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  • Jane Haderlein, Senior Vice President, Philanthropy and Public Relations, Highlights Importance of Hospital Support Through Charitable Giving in Business Life Magazine

    In Business Life Magazine’s June - July issue, Jane Haderlein, senior vice president, philanthropy and public relations, writes about the importance of philanthropy at Huntington Hospital. “As a nonprofit hospital, Huntington Hospitalrelies on generous community philanthropy to sustain and enhance key programs and services that keep us at the forefront of high quality care that is ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Names Lori Morgan, MD, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer

    Dr. Morgan joins Huntington Hospitalfrom Portland, Oregon's 554-bed Legacy Emanuel Medical Center where she oversaw more than 3,600 employees and $1 billion of net revenue Dr. Morgan is deeply experienced in trauma and intensive care, having spent 20 years as a trauma surgeon and intensivist while overseeing multiple trauma programs Dr. Morgan also serves on the board of Legacy Health's ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Named Among 2017 Most Wired Hospitals

    Most Wired Hospitals Use Technology to Partner with Patients on Health Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety and patient-provider relationships. New tools are helping patients become more actively involved in their care and maintaining their health, according to results of the 19 th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Provides Over $108 Million in Community Benefits

    As part of its non-profit mission, Huntington Hospitalprovides significant benefits to the communities it serves, often in the form of free and part-pay hospital care for the uninsured and those with limited means. In 2016, Huntington Hospital provided a total of over $108 million worth of health care services and support to residents of the San Gabriel Valley and beyond. “It is our ...
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  • Gloria Sanchez-Rico, Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive, Joins Flintridge Center's Board of Directors

    Gloria Sanchez-Rico, vice president and chief nurse executive, Huntington Hospital, recently joined the Flintridge Center's Board of Directors. Flintridge Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to break the cycle of poverty and violence through community planning, innovation and action. “Flintridge Center provides a tremendous benefit to our community. In joining the board, ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Awarded Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers

    Huntington Hospitaltoday announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval ® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal of Approval ® and the Heart-Check mark represent symbols of quality from their respective organizations. With this ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Named a Recipient of ECRI Institute 2017 Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award

    Huntington Hospital has been named a recipient of ECRI Institute’s sixth annual Healthcare Supply Chain Achievement Award. The prestigious award honors healthcare organizations that demonstrate excellence in overall spend management and in adopting best practice solutions in its supply chain processes. “We are honored to receive this designation from ECRI Institute,” said Jim ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Celebrates Recipients of the 2017 Condon Family Nursing Scholarships

    Huntington Hospital's vision - to be the leader in creating community well-being through world-class health care delivered with kindness and dignity - is brought to life by an outstanding team of nursing professionals, clinical staff and dedicated employees, alongside our physician partners. With the help of philanthropic donations, the hospital supports ongoing education for our workforce. ...
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  • Hope grows at Huntington Hospital

    On June 4, Huntington HospitalCancer Center hosted an open house to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day. Guests reconnected with the physicians and staff who guided them through cancer treatment, while enjoying delicious food, music and an informative break-out session led by Ruth Williamson, MD, medical director, breast cancer services. Those in attendance were encouraged to write messages of ...
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  • Huntington Hospital and Pasadena Fire Department Offer Sidewalk CPR Training

    On June 1, Huntington Hospitaland Pasadena Fire Department, hosted a free, Hands-Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training at the Paseo Colorado in Pasadena. In less than five minutes per demonstration, CPR instructors taught the basic and proper techniques of Hands-Only CPR to over 100 people. The annual Sidewalk CPR pop-up training event was sponsored by the American Heart Association ...
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  • 8th Annual Pasadena Saving Strokes Showcases Golf as an Aid in Stroke Recovery

    A stroke can turn an individual’s life upside down and, for many, recovery can be a lifelong process. Fortunately, there is a special program that provides people who have had a stroke with a renewed sense of energy and physical capability. On Wednesday, April 24, Huntington Hospitalsponsored the American Heart Association's Saving Strokes, an event bringing together a group of local ...
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  • Hope grows here

    Have you or someone you love been affected by cancer? Please join us for a National Cancer Survivors Day Open House on Sunday, June 4. See the invitation below, which includes location, time and RSVP information.
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  • Huntington Hospital Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll

    Huntington Hospitalreceived the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines ® -Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke SM Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific ...
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  • Huntington Hospital featured in L.A. Parent magazine May issue about moms and motherhood

    The May issue of L.A. Parent magazine highlights moms and motherhood in Los Angeles. Jessica Reed, who gave birth to daughter Olivia Marie earlier this year at Huntington Hospital, shares her personal experience with her most recent pregnancy. You can read the article here: http://www.laparent.com/new-l-a-moms-share-their-journey/
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  • Huntington Hospital Named a Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Stroke by Healthgrades

    Huntington Hospitalannounced that it has achieved 5-stars for its performance in stroke care from Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed decisions to find the right doctor, the right hospital for the right care. This achievement is part of new findings and data released by Healthgrades and is featured in the Healthgrades 2017 Report to the Nation. Every year, ...
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  • An open letter to our community from Paul L.H. Ouyang and Stephen A. Ralph

    Thirty years ago, during a period of substantial change for both Huntington Hospital and health care as a whole, Steve Ralph started his work here. In the decades that have followed, our community hospital has grown to become a regional leader that delivers innovative patient care and results on-par with the top hospitals in the nation. Steve has been instrumental in helping Huntington ...
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  • Huntington Hospital's Senior Care Network Receives $200,000 from Huntington Collection

    On April 19, Huntington Collection presented a check in the amount of $200,000 to Huntington HospitalSenior Care Network, a nationally recognized program that helps older and disabled adults and their families remain healthy and independent. Huntington Collection is a unique resale shop that sells merchandise through consignment and qualified donations. All proceeds from the shop benefit the ...
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