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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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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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Huntington Hospital’s Response is All About Teamwork

Huntington Hospital’s Response is All About Teamwork

June 29, 2020

By Jaynie Studenmund, Chair of the Board, Huntington Hospital As printed in Outlook Newspapers To our Huntington Hospital community: Our world has changed extraordinarily over the past several months in ways no one could have predicted at the start of 2020, a new decade. We’ve faced an unprecedented pandemic that has radically changed the way […]

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Huntington Hospital updates COVID-19 patient end-of-life visitation policy

Huntington Hospital updates COVID-19 patient end-of-life visitation policy

June 16, 2020

After cautious review by a team of clinical and infection prevention specialists, Huntington Hospital has extended the exception for end-of-life visitation to loved ones of COVID-19 patients. Hospital data shows that our infection prevention measures have worked to contain the spread of the virus within our walls and we are grateful to have adequate PPE […]

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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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