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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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  • John Rodarte, MD, chair of the department of pediatrics, Huntington Hospital, featured in the July issue of L.A. Parent Magazine

    John Rodarte, MD, chair of the department of pediatrics, Huntington Hospital, and pediatrician at Huntington Health Physicians, was featured in the July 2018 issue of L.A. Parent Magazine. In the article, "Make Moving a Summertime Habit that Lasts all Year," Dr. Rodarte shares tips on how to keep children active and moving during the summer months, building positive, healthy habits that ...
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  • Jane Haderlein, senior vice president of philanthropy and public relations, shares the role philanthropy plays in the growth and education of our nurses and physicians in Business Life

    In the June issue of Business Life, Jane Haderlein, senior vice president of philanthropy and public relations, writes about the role philanthropy plays in furthering the growth and education of our nurses and physicians at Huntington Hospital. Through the generous support of our community, gifts to our Institute for Nursing Excellence and Innovation and toward our Graduate Medical Education (GME) ...
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  • Congratulations to May's DAISY Award Winner, Erik Rodarte, 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 Names Gail Cinexi, Vice President, Enterprise Clinical and Support Services

    Huntington Hospital today announced that Gail Cinexi, BSN, MBA, has been named Vice President, Enterprise Clinical and Support Services. Cinexi brings over 32 years of experience in health care, having successfully lead multidisciplinary groups through changes in technology as well as quality and performance improvement initiatives. In this new role, Cinexi will enhance and grow clinical services ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Partners with Pasadena Fire Department and the American Heart Association to Provide Hands-Only CPR Training at Paseo Pasadena

    On June 6, Huntington Hospital and 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 285 people! The annual Sidewalk CPR pop-up training event was sponsored by the American Heart Association. For ...
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  • Hope Grows Here for Cancer Survivors

    On June 3, Huntington Cancer Center hosted an open house to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day. Over 90 guests reconnected with the physicians and staff who guided them through cancer treatment, while enjoying delicious food, music therapy and informative break-out sessions. Those in attendance were encouraged to write messages of hope and strength on notecards and decorate flower pots for ...
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  • 9th Annual Pasadena Saving Strokes Showcases Golf as an Aid in Stroke Recovery

    On May 16, Huntington Hospital, in collaboration with American Stroke Association, brought together a group of local stroke survivors in various stages of recovery for “Saving Strokes” golf therapy at Brookside Golf Course in Pasadena. Our stroke and rehabilitation team were on hand, as well as golf professionals, to assist attendees as they learned techniques for overcoming common ...
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  • Congratulations to April's DAISY Award Winner, James Rodriguez, 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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  • May is Stroke Awareness Month

    On May 23, 2018, please join us for Huntington Senior Care Network’s (SCN) Noon Hour series, as Candy Corral, RN, Huntington Hospital’s director of clinical partnerships and comprehensive stroke program, discusses ways to reduce your risk for stroke, as well as how to respond quickly if you witness symptoms of a stroke. The session will be held in the Braun Auditorium at 12:30 p.m. For ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Offers "Stop the Bleed" Training to the Community

    Recently, Huntington Hospital's Amal Obaid-Schmid, MD, medical director of trauma services, Michelle Baker, RN, trauma program manager, and their team, completed a training for 75 local school nursing staff at Los Angeles County Office of Education. The session provided hands-on demonstrations and information about how to use tourniquets and control bleeding in traumatic injuries. ...
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