Huntington Health Physicians News

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 Receives Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Huntington Hospital Receives Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

July 3, 2019

American Heart Association Award recognizes Huntington Hospital’s commitment to quality stroke care. Huntington Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally […]

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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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Healthgrades Names Huntington Hospital 5-Star Recipient in Several Women’s Care Procedures

Healthgrades Names Huntington Hospital 5-Star Recipient in Several Women’s Care Procedures

August 1, 2017

Huntington Hospitaltoday announced that it has been named a 5-star recipient for uro-gynecologic procedures, hysterectomy, vaginal delivery and c-section delivery by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. A 5-star rating indicates that the hospital’s clinical outcomes are statistically significantly better than expected when treating the condition or performing the procedure […]

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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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American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Recognizes Huntington Hospital’s Critical Care Unit with Silver Beacon Award for Excellence

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Recognizes Huntington Hospital’s Critical Care Unit with Silver Beacon Award for Excellence

May 8, 2020

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), Aliso Viejo, California, recently conferred a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence in critical care at Huntington Hospital, Pasadena. The Beacon Award for Excellence — a significant milestone on the path to exceptional patient care and healthy work environments — recognizes unit caregivers who successfully improve patient outcomes and […]

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Flu tips for your kids: John Rodarte, MD, Huntington Health Physicians featured in L.A. Parent Magazine

Flu tips for your kids: John Rodarte, MD, Huntington Health Physicians featured in L.A. Parent Magazine

October 2, 2019

Fall is here – and not only is it time for back-to-school and the holidays, but it’s also flu season! Huntington Health Physicians pediatrician John Rodarte, MD, recently shared important information about what to do when your child has the flu or is just not feeling well during this busy time of year. In the […]

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Huntington Hospital Earns ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Huntington Hospital Earns ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

November 8, 2018

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 purchasers. The […]

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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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