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  • Huntington Hospital Names Steven L. Mohr, CPA, MBA, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

    Huntington Hospital today announced that Steven L. Mohr, CPA, MBA, will be joining as senior vice president, chief financial officer, effective February 11, 2019. Mohr brings over 20 years of experience in leadership roles for large integrated healthcare delivery systems, including an academic medical center, community hospitals, ambulatory facilities, joint ventures, physician foundations and a ...
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  • Congratulations to December's DAISY Award winner, Arsho Salazar, RN, Della Martin Center

    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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  • Congratulations to our November DAISY Award winner, Jason Ly, RN

    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 welcomes first baby of the New Year!

    It’s a boy! We were happy to welcome Cayden into the world at 3:21 a.m. on January 1st – the first baby born at our hospital in the New Year! Cayden was delivered by obstetrician Michael Mitri, MD, and is pictured below with proud parents Ann Gui and Eugene Chin. Congratulations to the Chin family! To learn about our pregnancy and childbirth services, visit: ...
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  • Huntington Hospital named to 2018 List of Top 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Heart Programs by Becker's Hospital Review

    Becker's Healthcare has named Huntington Hospital to the 2018 edition of its list "100 hospitals and health systems with great heart programs." The hospitals named on this list are national leaders in cardiovascular healthcare and have invested in their cardiology and cardiovascular surgery programs. Many institutions pioneered groundbreaking procedures and remain on the forefront of ...
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  • Pasadena Fire Department's "Pasadena Goes Pink" fundraising donates over $16,000 to the Jim and Eleanor Randall Breast Center

    Every year, Pasadena Fire Department partners with Huntington Hospital during October to bring awareness to breast cancer with "Pasadena Goes Pink" fundraisers. Recently, Pasadena firefighters presented a check for $16,153 to physicians, nurses and administrative staff to support the Jim and Eleanor Randall Breast Center. This generous donation is the result of fundraising at California ...
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  • Compassionate community care

    John Rouse didn’t notice anything unusual as he rode his bicycle to his local Metro station that Wednesday morning. He hopped on a train as usual, headed to his job as principal of Maranatha High School in Pasadena. As the train was leaving the station, however, he started to feel woozy. The next thing he remembers was regaining consciousness. He was on the ground. “I woke up and there ...
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  • Letter to the community

    Dear Community Members: I am communicating with you in response to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times regarding allegations against an obstetrician, Patrick Sutton, M.D. I first want you to know that he no longer practices at Huntington Hospital. Please know that I am deeply troubled by the allegations described in these reports. I am an administrator, but I am a clinician first. My highest ...
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  • Congratulations to October's DAISY Award Winner, Mary Gasparian, RN

    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 Partners with Leadership Pasadena to Honor Veterans

    On November 12, 2018, Huntington Hospital hosted its inaugural Veteran’s Day flag-raising ceremony at the entrance of the hospital. More than 100 nurses, physicians, employees – joined by family and friends – gathered together to recognize the service of those in our military, past and present. The hospital’s driveway was lined with American flags and names of veterans, ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Earns 'A' Grade for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

    Huntington Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group ’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade.The designation recognizes Huntington Hospital’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. The Leapfrog Group is a national organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and ...
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  • Congratulations to Huntington Hospital's 2018 PHIL Award recipient, Les Parent, respiratory care practitioner (RCP)

    On October 22, 2018, Les Parent, RCP, was awarded the PHIL Award at Huntington Hospital’s Annual PHIL Award ceremony during Respiratory Care Week. This annual award is part of The FACES Foundation’s* program to recognize exemplary respiratory care. The PHIL Award is the only nationally recognized hospital-based program that honors outstanding respiratory therapists, as nominated by ...
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  • Panda Cares donates $300,000 to support pediatric care at Huntington Hospital

    Huntington Hospital recently received a generous donation of $300,000 from Andrew and Peggy Cherng of Panda Restaurant Group, through their philanthropic arm, Panda Cares Foundation. The check was presented on September 13, 2018 at the 20th Annual Panda Cares Charity Golf Invitational awards dinner held at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California. Funds from the donation will be ...
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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 the community’s leading hospital for 126 years, Huntington Hospital is pleased to offer free flu shots at various locations throughout Altadena, Pasadena and South Pasadena, starting October 3 through ...
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  • Gabriella Sherman, MD, MBA, vice president of clinical innovation and performance improvement, Huntington Hospital, appointed to March of Dimes Greater Los Angeles Board

    Today, March of Dimes announced the appointment of Gabriella Sherman MD, MBA, vice president of clinical innovation and performance improvement, Huntington Hospital, to the March of Dimes Greater Los Angeles Market Board. As a member of the local March of Dimes board, Dr. Sherman will serve along other Los Angeles leaders as a volunteer, representing the public in governing the organization and ...
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  • Todd Dietrick, MD, Named Medical Director of the Joint Replacement Program at Huntington Hospital

    Huntington Hospital has announced that Todd Dietrick, MD, has been named medical director of the joint replacement program at Huntington Hospital. In this role, Dr. Dietrick will be responsible for medical oversight and advancement of the total hip and total knee replacement program at Huntington Hospital, which offers the most comprehensive and awarded orthopedic care available in the San Gabriel ...
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  • Congratulations to August's DAISY Award Winner, Sable Williams, RN

    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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  • Business Life Magazine recognizes Amal Obaid-Schmid, MD, as Healthcare Hero

    Congratulations to Huntington Hospital's medical director of trauma services, Amal Obaid-Schmid, MD, for being named a Healthcare Hero in the most recent issue of Business Life Magazine! Dr. Obaid-Schmid is featured for her above and beyond work to train people throughout our community on how to “Stop the Bleed.” These hands-on trainings teach invaluable information on how to use ...
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  • U.S. News & World Report Names Huntington Hospital 5th Best Hospital in Los Angeles and 10th Best Hospital in California

    Huntington Hospital has once again been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2018-19 Los Angeles and California by U.S. News & World Report. The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 29 th year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or for common elective procedures. Huntington Hospital ...
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  • M. Christian Mitchell joins Huntington Hospital's Board of Directors

    Huntington Hospital announced today the election of M. Christian (Chris) Mitchell to its board of directors. Chris is currently serving as an ex-officio member until January 1, 2019, when he will join as a voting member of the board. “Chris’ experience in the financial and professional service industries, combined with his involvement in the Pasadena community, will bring great insight ...
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  • Congratulations to July's DAISY Award Winner, Sunshine Lor, RN

    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 Collaborates with Exer More Than Urgent Care to Help Bring Emergency Medicine to the Community

    Huntington Hospital's Emergency & Trauma Center serves patients with the most urgent health needs that require rapid care to save lives. We know that can sometimes cause longer wait times for patients who come to the ER with non-life threatening issues that can’t wait for a regular doctor’s visit. To help ease the burden as the only emergency room in Pasadena and the largest ...
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  • Congratulations to June's DAISY Award Winner, Kathy Hanson, RN

    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 Provides $129,780,381 in Community Benefits

    As part of its non-profit mission, Huntington Hospital provides 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. 2017 marked a historic milestone - Huntington Hospital’s 125 year of serving the community - and during the year, the hospital provided a record-breaking total of an estimated ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Performs First WATCHMAN™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure to Treat Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

    Last month, Alex Durairaj, MD, medical director of cardiovascular services and Mayer Rashtian, MD, director of electrophysiology, performed Huntington Hospital’s first implant of the FDA-approved WATCHMAN™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) device on a patient with atrial fibrillation (AFib). Huntington Hospital is the only facility in the San Gabriel Valley to offer the WATCHMAN ...
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