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Congratulations to October DAISY Award winner, Alma Escusa,

Congratulations to October DAISY Award winner, Alma Escusa,

November 18, 2019

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 […]

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Novel Coronavirus: What you need to know

Novel Coronavirus: What you need to know

January 28, 2020

A Q&A with Huntington Hospital’s Kimberly Shriner, MD, FACP, Infectious Disease Specialist. What is this new virus? Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe disease such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (abbreviated to nCoV) […]

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Huntington Hospital Cancels Elective Surgeries,  Group Activities and Limits Visitors

Huntington Hospital Cancels Elective Surgeries, Group Activities and Limits Visitors

March 18, 2020

NOTE: COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving situation. Check our COVID-19 page for the most up-to-date information. Medically necessary surgical procedures will continue Surgical patients can call the Surgical Cancellations line at (626) 397-3166 with any questions. The Surgeon General of the United States and the American College of Surgeons have advised hospitals to cancel all […]

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Huntington Hospital | 2017 America’s 50 Best Hospitals

Huntington Hospital | 2017 America’s 50 Best Hospitals

February 21, 2017

Today, Huntington Hospitalannounced that it has received the Healthgrades 2017 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award, for the 4th year in a row (2014-2017). The distinction makes Huntington Hospital the top 1% of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information […]

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Huntington Hospital Performs First WATCHMAN™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure to Treat Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Huntington Hospital Performs First WATCHMAN™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure to Treat Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

July 10, 2018

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 device […]

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Congratulations to November’s DAISY Award winner, Eileen Castro, RN

Congratulations to November’s DAISY Award winner, Eileen Castro, RN

December 19, 2019

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 November DAISY Award winner, Eileen Castro, RN, was nominated by a patient who wrote the following: “I am […]

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Huntington Hospital’s Board of Directors: Ensuring World-Class Care for Generations to Come

Huntington Hospital’s Board of Directors: Ensuring World-Class Care for Generations to Come

March 6, 2020

Huntington Hospital’s board of directors volunteer their time and talent to benefit the health of our community. They are community members with varied and renowned professional experience who lend their expertise to ensure we reach our vision of creating community well-being through world-class healthcare, delivered with kindness and dignity. Currently, the chairman of the board […]

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Huntington Hospital Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Huntington Hospital Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

November 7, 2019

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 quality and safety […]

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