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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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  • Huntington Hospital Named to Becker's Healthcare List of "100 Great Hospitals in America"

    Huntington Hospital was recently named to the Becker's Healthcare list of "100 great hospitals in America" for 2018. The hospitals included on this list have been recognized nationally for excellence in clinical care, patient outcomes, and staff and physician satisfaction. These institutions are industry leaders that have achieved advanced accreditation and certification in several ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Hosts Recent Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Graduates for a Space-Themed Party

    On April 21, Huntington Hospital hosted neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) graduates for a special, space-themed reunion. Over 350 guests, most of which included NICU graduates from the past five years, were treated to games, lunch and the opportunity to visit with the NICU staff including Jamie Powers, MD, medical director of neonatology. Thank you to the nurses, physicians and employees, as ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Recognizes National Volunteer Week

    Huntington Hospital recently showed appreciation for its volunteers with a special dinner during National Volunteer Week! Huntington Hospital volunteers together donate over 107,000 hours per year. Additionally, more than 1675 volunteers provide service to over 121 different departments and programs at the hospital. “Our volunteers show up every day to give their time and energy to help our ...
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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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  • National Charity League Juniors of San Marino Host "Baby Shower" to Support Huntington Hospital

    On April 10, 2018, members of the National Charity League (NCL) Juniors of San Marino threw a “baby shower” at their recent meeting at Huntington Hospital to benefit the hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Members gathered new preemie outfits - onesies, socks and handmade caps and supplies - all to be provided to the hospital's NICU families at quarterly baby ...
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  • Huntington Senior Care Network Receives $200,000 from Huntington Collection

    On March 21, 2018, Huntington Collection presented a check in the amount of $200,000 to Huntington Senior Care Network, a nationally recognized program that helps older and disabled adults and their families remain healthy and independent. Huntington Collection is a unique resale shop that sells merchandise through consignment and qualified donations. All proceeds from the shop benefit Huntington ...
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  • Go Further with Food for Heart Health

    By: Hollie Gelberg, Ph.D., RD, and Michelle Ilan, dietetic intern This year’s theme for National Nutrition Month is “Go Further with Food,” which encourages a selection of health-promoting foods while at the same time being mindful of food waste. Given the wide variety of food choices, choosing the “right” foods can make a huge difference in one’s health, ...
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  • Welcome Home Team Tanzania!

    In partnership with several government and private healthcare facilities in Tanzania, The Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Project is designed to provide clinical care, education, psychosocial support and infrastructure assistance to those agencies involved in HIV/AIDS, internal medicine and orthopedic and reconstructive surgery. In 2004, The Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Project had a team of seven travel ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Announces January's DAISY Award Winner, Christina Shafer, 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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  • Crescenta Valley High School Students Visit Huntington Hospital to Learn the Latest in Cardiology

    Crescenta Valley High School students visit Huntington Hospital to learn the latest in cardiology On February 21, students from Crescenta Valley High School visited Huntington Hospital as part of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) STEM Goes Red program. STEM Goes Red is a year-long engagement program which gives high school junior and senior girls the opportunity to explore science, ...
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  • Huntington Hospital Names Scott Groom, Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

    Huntington Hospital today announced that Scott Groom will be joining as senior vice president, chief information officer, effective today. Groom brings over 20 years of experience in advanced technology, clinical integration, management of physician and outpatient operations, strategic planning/marketing, business development and consulting across multiple healthcare and Fortune 500 environments. ...
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