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Huntington Hospital Names Timothy S. E. Albert, MD, MHCM as Executive Medical Director for Huntington Health Physicians

Huntington Hospital Names Timothy S. E. Albert, MD, MHCM as Executive Medical Director for Huntington Health Physicians

February 26, 2019

Huntington Hospital today announced that Timothy S. E. Albert, MD, MHCH will be joining as Executive Medical Director of Huntington Health Physicians (HHP), effective April 15, 2019. Dr. Albert, a practicing cardiologist, is an experienced leader in community-based medical groups. Dr. Albert received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of […]

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Hope grows at Huntington Hospital

Hope grows at Huntington Hospital

June 13, 2017

On June 4, Huntington HospitalCancer Center hosted an open house to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day. Guests reconnected with the physicians and staff who guided them through cancer treatment, while enjoying delicious food, music and an informative break-out session led by Ruth Williamson, MD, medical director, breast cancer services. Those in attendance were encouraged to […]

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Ramen Chmait, MD, performs groundbreaking fetal surgery at Huntington Hospital to help repair spina bifida

Ramen Chmait, MD, performs groundbreaking fetal surgery at Huntington Hospital to help repair spina bifida

May 28, 2019

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, […]

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Huntington Hospital Earns “A” Grade for Patient Safety in Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Huntington Hospital Earns “A” Grade for Patient Safety in Fall 2017 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

October 31, 2017

The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms. Huntington Hospital was one of 832 awarded an “A” for […]

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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 1st in Los Angeles to Adopt Viz LVO Platform for Artificial Intelligence Powered Stroke Care

Huntington Hospital 1st in Los Angeles to Adopt Viz LVO Platform for Artificial Intelligence Powered Stroke Care

January 21, 2020

As a leader in stroke care, Huntington Hospital has partnered with Viz.ai to bring the first FDA-cleared computer-aided triage system to the Los Angeles area. Huntington Hospital has deployed this applied artificial intelligence-based technology to help facilitate early access to the most advanced stroke care. The hospital is the first in Los Angeles County to […]

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Congratulations to June’s DAISY Award winner, Kathy Hanson, RN

Congratulations to June’s DAISY Award winner, Kathy Hanson, RN

July 17, 2018

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 […]

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Huntington Hospital Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Huntington Hospital Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

May 16, 2019

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 Safety Grade assigns an ‘A’, ‘B’, […]

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Huntington Hospital Receives Five Star Rating in Quality of Care by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Huntington Hospital Receives Five Star Rating in Quality of Care by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

January 9, 2018

Report cards are out for the nation’s hospitals, and Huntington Hospital has received a 5-star rating by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Compare website. Hospital Compare has information about the quality of care at over 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals across the country, only 337 of which received 5-star ratings. The website rates […]

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