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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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John Rodarte, MD, featured in the August issue of L.A. Parent Magazine

John Rodarte, MD, featured in the August issue of L.A. Parent Magazine

August 2, 2017

John Rodarte, MD, chair, department of pediatrics at Huntington Hospital, is featured in the August issue of L.A. Parent Magazine discussing overuse injuries among kid athletes. “You want to maintain your aerobic fitness, just use some different muscle groups,” said Dr. Rodarte. “This is the healthiest way to let your child be that great athlete.” […]

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Huntington Hospital Earns Blue Distinction® Center Designation for Quality in Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries

Huntington Hospital Earns Blue Distinction® Center Designation for Quality in Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries

February 18, 2020

Blue Shield of California has selected Huntington Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated health care facilities that show a commitment to delivering high-quality patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed […]

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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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Huntington Hospital named to Becker’s Healthcare list of “100 great hospitals in America”

Huntington Hospital named to Becker’s Healthcare list of “100 great hospitals in America”

May 7, 2018

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 specialties. […]

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Open Letter to the Community

Open Letter to the Community

March 21, 2020

NOTE: COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving situation. Check our COVID-19 page for the most up-to-date information. An open letter to our community as we address the challenges of the COVID-19 situation. To our valued patients, friends, colleagues, partners, and community members: Even as the spread of COVID-19 impacts the health of our community and upends […]

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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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Jim and Eleanor Randall Breast Center Now Offers 3-D Tomosynthesis to Detect Breast Cancer

Jim and Eleanor Randall Breast Center Now Offers 3-D Tomosynthesis to Detect Breast Cancer

September 19, 2017

Jim and Eleanor Randall Breast Center is now home to the latest technology to detect breast cancer. Known as 3-D tomosynthesis, this three-dimensional mammography system provides images of the breast in “slices” from different angles. While traditional 2-D mammography remains one of the best tools available for detection of abnormalities, the emergence of 3-D mammogram […]

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