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  • Huntington Hospital Earns 'A' Grade for Patient Safety in Spring 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

    The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, today released the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Huntington Hospital was one of 750 awarded an ‘A’ for its efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S. The Safety Grade assigns an A, B, C, D or F ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Announces the February and March DAISY Award Winners

    As a designated Magnet hospital, Huntington Hospital is a recognized leader in nursing excellence. Every day, our nurses go above and beyond for our patients, and we are proud to recognize them for their efforts. The DAISY Award was established by The DAISY Foundation in memory of J. Patrick Barnes. The Barnes family was awestruck by the clinical skills, caring and compassion of the nurses who ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Earns 'A' Grade for Patient Safety in Spring 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

    The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, today released the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Huntington Hospital was one of 750 awarded an ‘A’ for its efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S. The Safety Grade assigns an A, B, C, D or F ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Announces the February and March DAISY Award Winners

    As a designated Magnet hospital, Huntington Hospital is a recognized leader in nursing excellence. Every day, our nurses go above and beyond for our patients, and we are proud to recognize them for their efforts. The DAISY Award was established by The DAISY Foundation in memory of J. Patrick Barnes. The Barnes family was awestruck by the clinical skills, caring and compassion of the nurses who ...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Huntington Hospital Earns 'A' Grade for Patient Safety in Spring 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

    The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, today released the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. Huntington Hospital was one of 750 awarded an ‘A’ for its efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S. The Safety Grade assigns an A, B, C, D or F ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Announces the February and March DAISY Award Winners

    As a designated Magnet hospital, Huntington Hospital is a recognized leader in nursing excellence. Every day, our nurses go above and beyond for our patients, and we are proud to recognize them for their efforts. The DAISY Award was established by The DAISY Foundation in memory of J. Patrick Barnes. The Barnes family was awestruck by the clinical skills, caring and compassion of the nurses who ...
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  • John Rodarte, MD, featured in Outlook Newspapers

    John Rodarte, MD, pediatrician at Huntington Health Physicians, and chair, department of pediatrics, Huntington Hospital, was featured in the Outlook Newspapers recently in a story about the great work he does in an impoverished neighborhood in Mexico. Dr. Rodarte helped create Healing Hearts Across Borders, a nonprofit group that visits Tijuana every three months to see and treat patients at the ...
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  • What should you do if you get the flu?

    With a recent spike in flu cases, our Emergency Department physician, Brandon Lew, DO, has the following advice* to offer our community: Prevention is ideal, but once you or a family member are experiencing flu-like symptoms it’s important to know your options – and the ER should not necessarily be your first choice. The flu shot, hand washing and avoiding sick people are all important ...
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