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  • Becker's Hospital Review Recognizes Huntington Hospital's Orthopedic Program

    Becker’s Hospital Review has recently named Huntington Hospital to “100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs" list for 2019. Becker's states: " The hospitals featured on Becker's Hospital Review's 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs list for 2019 have earned recognition for quality of care and patient satisfaction ...
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  • Doc Talk: FAQs for new NICU parents

    In some instances, a baby (or babies!) might arrive early and require time in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). This can be emotional and stressful for new parents. Huntington Hospital’s Director of Pediatric Services, Jamie Powers, MD, shares her top five tips for NICU families to help prepare them for their babies’ stay at the hospital. Can I hold my baby after he/she is born? ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Receives National Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes from the American College of Surgeons

    The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP ® ) has recognized Huntington Hospital as one of 88 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2018. As a participant in ACS NSQIP, Huntington Hospital is required to track the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures and collect ...
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  • Congratulations to October DAISY Award winner, Alma Escusa, 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. Huntington Hospital’s October DAISY Award winner, Alma Escusa, RN, labor and delivery, was nominated by a patient who wrote the following: "I was feeling anxious and nervous ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Nationally Recognized with an 'A' for the Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

    Huntington Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ in fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Huntington Hospital’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization driven by employers and other purchasers of health care committed to improving health care ...
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  • Huntington Hospital named America's 100 Best for Cardiac Care and 100 Best for Coronary Intervention

    Huntington Hospital is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care and 100 Best for Coronary Intervention according to a national study by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions ...
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  • Doc Talk with Huntington Hospital's Daryl Banta, MD: Top five questions about vaping

    What is vaping and how harmful can it be? Huntington Hospital's Medical Director of Pulmonology, Daryl Banta, MD offers the five most common questions his patients ask him about vaping. What is vaping? The term vaping refers to the act of inhaling the aerosol, or vapor, produced by an e-cigarette or similar battery-powered devices. These devices are most commonly used to inhale nicotine vapors ...
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  • Congratulations to September DAISY Award winner, Remy Kawata, 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. Huntington Hospital’s September DAISY Award winner, Remy Kawata, RN, was nominated by a patient who wrote the following: I am writing this letter for Remy. I had a close call being ...
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  • Panda Cares Foundation donates $350,000 to Huntington Hospital

    Huntington Hospital recently received a generous donation of $350,000 from Andrew and Peggy Cherng of Panda Restaurant Group, through their philanthropic arm, Panda Cares Foundation. The check was presented on September 19, 2019 at the 21 st 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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  • Flu tips for your kids: John Rodarte, MD, Huntington Health Physicians featured in L.A. Parent Magazine

    Fall is here - and not only is it time for back-to-school and the holidays, but it's also flu season! Huntington Health Physicians pediatrician John Rodarte, MD, recently shared important information about what to do when your child has the flu or is just not feeling well during this busy time of year. In the article, Dr. Rodarte was asked when a child should stay home from school if they are ...
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  • Huntington Hospital named an Anticoagulation Center of Excellence

    Huntington Hospital is pleased to announce that we have passed the Anticoagulation (AC) Forum’s assessment test and will continue as an “Anticoagulation Center of Excellence. ” This designation, initially obtained in 2016, illustrates Huntington Hospital’s strong commitment to providing the highest level of care to patients taking antithrombotic medications. “We are ...
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  • Doc Talk: Top Five Questions about the Flu

    Fall is here and that means the flu season is around the corner. Huntington Health Physician’s Stuart Miller, MD, recently shared the five most common questions his patients ask him about the flu. What is the difference between the flu versus a cold? Flu and common colds are both respiratory illnesses, but caused by different viruses. They can have some of the same symptoms and this makes it ...
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  • Congratulations to August DAISY Award winner, Kathleen 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. Huntington Hospital’s August DAISY Award winner, Kathleen Hanson, RN, was nominated by a patient who wrote the following: I had the privilege of being Kathleen's patient. I was ...
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  • Congratulations to June DAISY Award winner, Sue Ontoun, 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. Huntington Hospital’s June DAISY Award winner, Sue Ontoun, RN, was nominated by a patient who wrote the following: “Sue was so patient and understanding to our father-in-law. ...
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  • Terri and Jerry Kohl donate $7 million to Huntington Hospital to help drive new cardiac center

    Huntington Hospital announced today that local philanthropists, Terri and Jerry Kohl have made a gift of $7 million to support the expansion of its new Huntington Heart and Vascular Center. “Terri and Jerry Kohl have been longtime supporters of Huntington Hospital,” said Jane Haderlein, Senior Vice President, Philanthropy and Public Relations, Huntington Hospital. “Through their ...
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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 2019-2020 Los Angeles and California by U.S. News & World Report. The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 30th 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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  • Congratulations to DAISY Award winner, Anthony Rosas, 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. Huntington Hospital’s recent DAISY Award winner, Anthony Rosas, RN was nominated by a patient who wrote the following: I recently met Anthony Rosas, RN, at Huntington Hospital when ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Provides Over $120 Million 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 health education, outreach, and low or no-cost hospital care for the uninsured and those with limited means. In 2018, the hospital provided an estimated total of $120,533,094 worth of health care services and support to residents of the San Gabriel Valley and ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Receives Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

    American Heart Association Award recognizes Huntington Hospital’s commitment to quality stroke care Huntington Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines ® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive ...
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  • Congratulations to April's DAISY Award winner, Rachel Klitzner, 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. Huntington Hospital’s April DAISY Award winner, Rachel Klitzner, RN, was nominated by a patient who wrote the following: “Rachel was an extraordinary nurse. She embodies ...
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  • Exer Urgent Care now open in La Canada Flintridge

    Exer Urgent Care has opened a new medical facility in La Cañada Flintridge, located at 475 Foothill Blvd. at the intersection of Foothill Blvd. & Gould Ave., near CA-210. Built and staffed by Huntington Hospital's ER physicians, Exer Urgent Care is the ER alternative which offers patients more on-site medical services than most urgent care centers. With on-site X-Ray, IV, Lab, ...
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  • Huntington Hospital's Chemical Dependency Recovery Center (CDRC) offers private, high-level care to end cycle of addiction

    Huntington Hospital’s Chemical Dependency Recovery Center (CDRC) now offers both inpatient and outpatient programs to help end the cycle of addiction. The inpatient recovery program is a medically-supervised detoxification and recovery program using an evidence-based model that provides patients with individually tailored care, designed around each patient's unique needs and issues and ...
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  • Ramen Chmait, MD, performs groundbreaking fetal surgery at Huntington Hospital to help repair spina bifida

    Photo Credit: Dr. Ramen Chmait Today, STAT News, a daily news site that reports on health, science and medicine, shared a story about a groundbreaking fetal surgery procedure to help repair spina bifida in the womb. Ramen Chmait, MD, neonatal surgeon, and his team performed this innovative fetal surgery at Huntington Hospital in February. The article follows the family's journey, with details ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Receives an 'A' for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

    Huntington Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group ’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Huntington Hospital’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. The ...
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  • Renée Ying joins Huntington Hospital's Board of Directors

    Huntington Hospital announced today the election of Renée Ying to its board of directors. She will be serving on Huntington Hospital’s philanthropy and quality committees. “Renée has been deeply involved in the Pasadena community –as a business leader and in charitable organizations and causes,” said Lori J. Morgan, MD, MBA, president and CEO, Huntington ...
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