Blog Posts in 2017

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  • Pasadena Fire Department's "Pasadena Goes Pink" Fundraising Donates Over $19,000 to the Jim and Eleanor Randall Breast Center

    For the past seven years, Pasadena Fire Department has partnered with Huntington Hospital during October to bring awareness to breast cancer with "Pasadena Goes Pink" fundraisers. Last week, Pasadena firefighters, along with Basecamp Fitness Pasadena and California Pizza Kitchen/Pasadena, proudly presented a check for $19,032.15 to physicians, nurses and administrative staff to support ...
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  • Huntington Senior Care Network featured in Alibaba Pictures and Pasadena Community Foundation Short Film Competition

    Alibaba Pictures and the Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) recently partnered to tell stories of "doing good" in Pasadena with the launch of Big Heart Small Film, a short film competition. Showcasing aspiring filmmakers and inspiring non-profits, the Huntington Senior Care Network was featured in an entry, a short film entitled "Happy Anniversary," which was directed by ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Hosts 5th Annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer

    On November 19, Huntington Hospital hosted a lighting ceremony as part of a national campaign to raise awareness for lung cancer. The ceremony was attended by over 90 lung cancer patients and family members as well as hospital administration, staff and physicians from Huntington’s lung cancer program. The program included remarks by Robbin Cohen, MD, medical director for the thoracic ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Hosts Mobile Intensive Care Training for LA County Nurses

    Recently, Jenny Van Slyke, RN, pre-hospital care coordinator, Huntington Hospital, and Lyn Riley, RN, held a mobile intensive care nurse (MICN) development course for 35 emergency room nurses from all over Los Angeles County. MICNs answer radio calls from paramedics in the field en route to a hospital, allowing care to begin even before the patient arrives. Roger Yang, MD, base hospital medical ...
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  • Huntington Hospital's 2017 Fall Food + Wine Festival Raises $260,000 for Trauma Center

    On October 29, 2017, Huntington Hospital hosted its only annual fundraising event, the Fall Food + Wine Festival on the festive grounds between the Parkway Grill and the Arroyo Chop House in Pasadena. Guests enjoyed gourmet food, fine wines and live music, raising $260,000 to benefit the Nan and Howard Schow Emergency & Trauma Center at Huntington Hospital, the only trauma center in the San ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Announces Gift of $5 Million from the AS&F Foundation

    Huntington Hospital announced today that it has been named the recipient of a $5 million gift from the AS&F Foundation. The AS&F Foundation will close its doors in 2018, after 67 years in existence and 30 years of partnering with Huntington Hospital. The foundation’s trustees have selected the hospital as one of 12 organizations to receive final grants. “After much ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Provides Stop the Bleed Training to Pasadena Unified School District Nurses

    Recently, Amal Obaid-Schmid, MD, medical director, trauma services, Huntington Hospital, and members of the hospital’s trauma team, trained Pasadena Unified School District school nurses in a national program called Stop the Bleed. This valuable program is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts to encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped and empowered to help in a bleeding ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Receives $250,000 Donation from Panda Cares

    Huntington Hospital recently received a generous donation of $250,000 from Andrew and Peggy Cherng of Panda Restaurant Group, through their philanthropic arm, Panda Cares. The check was presented on September 28, 2017 at the 19th Annual Panda Cares Charity Golf Invitational awards dinner at the Westin Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage, California. The funds from the donation will be used to support ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Earns "A" Grade for Patient Safety in Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

    The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms. Huntington Hospital was one of 832 awarded an “A” for its commitment to keeping patients safe ...
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  • Della Martin Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary

    October marks the 25th anniversary of our Della Martin Center (DMC), which provides mental health and chemical dependence recovery services that are personalized for each patient’s needs. We recently celebrated with a DMC open house and unveiling of a new mural, created by artist William Madrid. Thank you to our DMC employees for the important work they do to help people throughout our ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Hosts 8th Annual Orthopedic Day

    Recently, Huntington Hospital held our 8th annual Orthopedic Day, which included program information and displays from the hospital's orthopedic multidisciplinary team. The event included a presentation by orthopedic surgeon Daniel Laster, MD and was a collaboration with Senior Care Network as part of their Noon Hour series.
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  • Paula Verrette, MD, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President Quality and Physician Services, featured in the October/November issue of Business Life Magazine

    In Business Life Magazine’s October-November issue, Paula Verrette, MD, chief medical officer and senior vice president, quality and physician services, writes about Huntington Hospital's commitment to women's health. "We are grateful to our excellent physicians, caring nurses and attentive staff who work so hard each day to provide compassionate care, and high quality outcomes, ...
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  • Lori J. Morgan, MD, MBA, President and CEO Named One of 2017's Physician Leaders to Know by Becker's Hospital Review

    In September, Becker’s Hospital Review recognized Huntington Hospital President and CEO, Lori J. Morgan, MD, MBA as one of 112 physician leaders to watch in the 2017 edition of the Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems list. The list features hospital and health system presidents and CEOs who also hold medical degrees. All members on this list have demonstrated outstanding ...
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  • Huntington Hospital to host free flu shot clinics throughout Altadena, Pasadena and South Pasadena

    As we move into flu season, it is important that Pasadena residents and our neighbors throughout the San Gabriel Valley and surrounding communities take steps to guard against the flu. As our community’s leading hospital for 125 years, Huntington Hospital is pleased to offer free flu shots at various locations throughout Altadena, Pasadena and South Pasadena, starting September 28 through ...
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  • Huntington Hospital and Parkway Grill to Host 33rd Annual Fall Food + Wine Festival

    The Fall Food + Wine Festival, presented by Huntington Hospital and Parkway Grill, is no ordinary event! For more than 30 years, the annual fundraiser has produced vital funds to support care for patients with potentially life-threatening injuries at the Nan and Howard Schow Emergency & Trauma Center. Join us October 29, 2017 from 6 - 10 p.m. for spectacular offerings from some of our finest ...
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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, and 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 Hospital relies 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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