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A note from Huntington Hospital’s President & CEO, Lori J. Morgan, MD, MBA on the Minneapolis tragedy

A note from Huntington Hospital’s President & CEO, Lori J. Morgan, MD, MBA on the Minneapolis tragedy

June 2, 2020

The tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis reminds us of the wound of inequality that this nation suffers still from today. The response to this tragedy reminds us of the individual and collective hurt caused by ignorance and complacency. In healthcare, we see racial disparities represented in higher rates of complications and mortality due […]

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Brittany Middleton, MD, Medical Director, Pediatrics, on  Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

Brittany Middleton, MD, Medical Director, Pediatrics, on Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)

June 1, 2020

What is MIS-C? What do we know about it? MIS-C stands for Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children. It was previously called Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome (PMIS). This is a new and very rare condition affecting children who usually have evidence of a current or prior COVID-19 infection. The current theory is that the COVID-19 infection […]

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Huntington Hospital Provides Antibody Testing to Pasadena Fire Department & Pasadena Police Department

Huntington Hospital Provides Antibody Testing to Pasadena Fire Department & Pasadena Police Department

May 29, 2020

Huntington Hospital recently began a serologic testing program for Pasadena Fire Department and Pasadena Police Department to identify first responders who have been exposed to or recovered from coronavirus infections and potentially have protective antibodies. “The dedicated members of the Pasadena Police Department and Pasadena Fire Department have been on the frontline of this pandemic,” […]

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Huntington Hospital’s Pet-Assisted Therapy (PAT) Volunteers Spread Joy to Caregivers to Celebrate Hospital Week!

Huntington Hospital’s Pet-Assisted Therapy (PAT) Volunteers Spread Joy to Caregivers to Celebrate Hospital Week!

May 13, 2020

Because of Huntington Hospital’s COVID-19 precautions, we’ve had to suspend our popular Pet-Assisted Therapy (PAT) program. But yesterday, we got a treat. To celebrate Hospital Week and to honor our employees and caregivers, our volunteers drove their pooches to the hospital for a different kind of therapy: a canine cavalcade. From their cars at the […]

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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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A message from Lori J. Morgan, MD, MBA, President and CEO, Huntington Hospital

A message from Lori J. Morgan, MD, MBA, President and CEO, Huntington Hospital

May 7, 2020

To our valued patients, friends, colleagues, partners, and community members: Given all that our community – and state, nation and world – has been through over the past couple of months, I wanted to share some of the remarkable stories about Huntington and our greater community that have emerged from everyone’s heroic response to the […]

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Huntington Hospital Nationally Recognized with an “A” for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Huntington Hospital Nationally Recognized with an “A” for the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

April 30, 2020

Huntington Hospital was awarded an ‘A’in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing the hospital’s achievements providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization committed to health care quality and safety. The Safety Grade is a letter grade assigned to all general hospitals across the country […]

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Huntington Hospital Names Caroline Balfour,  Vice President, Revenue Cycle

Huntington Hospital Names Caroline Balfour, Vice President, Revenue Cycle

April 16, 2020

Huntington Hospital is pleased to announce that Caroline (Cari) Balfour will be joining as Vice President of Revenue Cycle. Balfour is an experienced and transformational leader who brings a demonstrated track record of innovative process improvement and staff development initiatives that support fundamental and meaningful impact across organizations. “Cari brings extensive experience improving not just […]

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Huntington Hospital Receives Donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from Guardians of Angeles

Huntington Hospital Receives Donation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from Guardians of Angeles

April 9, 2020

NOTE: COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving situation. Check our COVID-19 page for the most up-to-date information. Donation includes 60,000 surgical masks and 200 isolation gowns to assist the hospitals’ efforts to fight COVID-19. On April 7, Huntington Hospital received a donation of 60,000 Level III surgical masks and 200 isolation gowns from Guardians of the […]

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Providing Access to Care Outside of the Hospital during COVID-19

Providing Access to Care Outside of the Hospital during COVID-19

April 7, 2020

NOTE: COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving situation. Check our COVID-19 page for the most up-to-date information. Huntington Health Physicians and Exer Urgent Care Now Offering Telehealth for Patients Huntington Health Physicians (HHP) is now offering Telehealth services to provide our community access to quality healthcare from the convenience and safety of their homes. The hospital […]

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