Huntington Health Physicians News

John Rodarte, MD, featured in Outlook Newspapers

John Rodarte, MD, featured in Outlook Newspapers

January 8, 2018

John Rodarte, MD, pediatrician at Huntington Health Physicians, and chair, department of pediatrics, Huntington Hospital, was featured in the Outlook Newspapers recently in a story about the great work he does in an impoverished neighborhood in Mexico. Dr. Rodarte helped create Healing Hearts Across Borders, a nonprofit group that visits Tijuana every three months to […]

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Huntington Hospital named to 2017 list of top 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs by Becker's Hospital Review

Huntington Hospital named to 2017 list of top 100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs by Becker's Hospital Review

January 2, 2018

Becker’s Healthcare has named Huntington Hospital to “100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs list for 2017.” The hospitals included on this list are national leaders in orthopedic care. Many are high volume joint replacement centers and have earned recognition for knee and hip replacements as well as spinal procedures. These hospitals and […]

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Huntington Cancer Center Receives National Accreditation from American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer

Huntington Cancer Center Receives National Accreditation from American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer

December 13, 2017

The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation to the cancer program at Huntington Cancer Center. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of […]

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Huntington Hospital Receives $250,000 Donation from Panda Cares

Huntington Hospital Receives $250,000 Donation from Panda Cares

November 2, 2017

Huntington Hospital recently received a generous donation of $250,000 from Andrew and Peggy Cherng of Panda Restaurant Group, through their philanthropic arm, Panda Cares. The check was presented on September 28, 2017 at the 19th Annual Panda Cares Charity Golf Invitational awards dinner at the Westin Mission Hills in Rancho Mirage, California. The funds from […]

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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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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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U.S. News & World Report Names Huntington Hospital 4th Best Hospital in Los Angeles and 9th in California

U.S. News & World Report Names Huntington Hospital 4th Best Hospital in Los Angeles and 9th in California

August 8, 2017

Huntington Hospital has once again been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2017-18 Los Angeles and California by U.S. News & World Report. The annual Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 28th year, are part of U.S. News’ patient portal, designed to help patients make informed decisions about where to receive care for life-threatening conditions […]

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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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