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Huntington Hospital to Host Free Flu Shot Clinics

Huntington Hospital to Host Free Flu Shot Clinics

September 24, 2020

As we move into flu season, it is important that Pasadena residents and our neighbors throughout the San Gabriel Valley and surrounding communities take steps to guard against the flu, especially as we continue to battle COVID-19. As the community’s leading hospital for over 125 years, Huntington Hospital is pleased to offer free flu shots […]

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Business Life Magazine recognizes Kimberly Shriner, MD, infectious disease specialist as a Healthcare Hero

Business Life Magazine recognizes Kimberly Shriner, MD, infectious disease specialist as a Healthcare Hero

September 16, 2020

Congratulations to Huntington Hospital’s infectious disease specialist, Kimberly Shriner, MD, for being named a Healthcare Hero in the most recent issue of Business Life Magazine! Dr. Shriner has been recognized for her invaluable contributions during the COVID-19 pandemic. From weekly interviews on KPCC’s AirTalk to community forums, she has offered sound, science-based advice and information […]

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Childhood Vaccines during COVID-19: Please Don’t Delay Care

Childhood Vaccines during COVID-19: Please Don’t Delay Care

August 25, 2020

By Brittany Middleton, MD, Medical Director of Inpatient Pediatrics, Huntington Hospital              In light of the coronavirus pandemic, vaccination has become a topic of discussion. As we know, childhood vaccines are crucial for the health of our kids and our community. Each of the vaccines are important, especially the flu shot as we enter this year’s […]

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Huntington Hospital Receives Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Huntington Hospital Receives Get With the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

August 12, 2020

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®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the […]

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Doc Talk with Richard Nickowitz, MD, on the importance of gastrointestinal health

Doc Talk with Richard Nickowitz, MD, on the importance of gastrointestinal health

August 10, 2020

Gastrointestinal (GI) health is central to our overall health, immunity and well-being. Huntington Hospital’s Medical Director of Gastroenterology, Richard Nickowitz, MD,  offers the five most common questions his patients  ask him about GI health. What are the most common gastrointestinal diseases? Gastroenterologists care for a wide variety of problems related to the intestinal tract, liver, gallbladder, […]

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Life in the ER in the time of COVID-19

Life in the ER in the time of COVID-19

July 21, 2020

By Dr. Brandon Lew, Medical Director, Emergency Department Every day, emergency physicians and staff members assess patients and make split second, critical decisions based on a limited amount of information in a time-sensitive environment. We are accustomed to unpredictability, and often work outside our comfort zone. COVID-19 added layers of complexity to an already challenging […]

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Huntington Hospital Signs Definitive Agreement  to Join Cedars-Sinai Health System

Huntington Hospital Signs Definitive Agreement to Join Cedars-Sinai Health System

July 16, 2020

Definitive Agreement Provides for Continued Local Governance, Ongoing Community Commitment Today Huntington Hospital and Cedars-Sinai Health System announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for Huntington to affiliate with Cedars-Sinai Health System.  On March 9, the organizations announced that they had signed a Letter of Intent.  Following the Letter of Intent, both organizations engaged […]

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Congratulations to March DAISY Award winner, Rowena Lacanilao, RN

Congratulations to March DAISY Award winner, Rowena Lacanilao, RN

July 13, 2020

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 March DAISY Award winner Rowena Lacanilao, RN, was nominated by a patient who wrote the following: “I’m no stranger […]

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