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Santa Claus Visits Huntington Hospital Pediatric Patients

Santa Claus Visits Huntington Hospital Pediatric Patients

December 21, 2017

On December 21, 2017, the Pasadena Police Air Operations Section and the Foothill Air Support Team (FAST), along with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, touched down from the North Pole (via their own rotor-equipped sleigh) to conduct their annual Christmas Toy Drive for Huntington Hospital pediatric patients. This event was funded through the generous contributions […]

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Pasadena Fire Department’s “Pasadena Goes Pink” fundraising donates over $19,000 to the Jim and Eleanor Randall Breast Center

Pasadena Fire Department’s “Pasadena Goes Pink” fundraising donates over $19,000 to the Jim and Eleanor Randall Breast Center

December 6, 2017

For the past seven years, Pasadena Fire Department has partnered with Huntington Hospital during October to bring awareness to breast cancer with “Pasadena Goes Pink” fundraisers. Last week, Pasadena firefighters, along with Basecamp Fitness Pasadena and California Pizza Kitchen/Pasadena, proudly presented a check for $19,032.15 to physicians, nurses and administrative staff to support the Jim […]

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Huntington Senior Care Network featured in Alibaba Pictures and Pasadena Community Foundation Short Film Competition

Huntington Senior Care Network featured in Alibaba Pictures and Pasadena Community Foundation Short Film Competition

November 30, 2017

Alibaba Pictures and the Pasadena Community Foundation (PCF) recently partnered to tell stories of “doing good” in Pasadena with the launch of Big Heart Small Film, a short film competition. Showcasing aspiring filmmakers and inspiring non-profits, the Huntington Senior Care Network was featured in an entry, a short film entitled “Happy Anniversary,” which was directed […]

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Huntington Hospital Hosts 5th Annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer

Huntington Hospital Hosts 5th Annual Shine a Light on Lung Cancer

November 27, 2017

On November 19, Huntington Hospital hosted a lighting ceremony as part of a national campaign to raise awareness for lung cancer. The ceremony was attended by over 90 lung cancer patients and family members as well as hospital administration, staff and physicians from Huntington’s lung cancer program. The program included remarks by Robbin Cohen, MD, […]

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Huntington Hospital Hosts Mobile Intensive Care Training for LA County Nurses

Huntington Hospital Hosts Mobile Intensive Care Training for LA County Nurses

November 22, 2017

Recently, Jenny Van Slyke, RN, pre-hospital care coordinator, Huntington Hospital, and Lyn Riley, RN, held a mobile intensive care nurse (MICN) development course for 35 emergency room nurses from all over Los Angeles County. MICNs answer radio calls from paramedics in the field en route to a hospital, allowing care to begin even before the […]

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Huntington Hospital’s 2017 Fall Food + Wine Festival Raises $260,000 for Trauma Center

Huntington Hospital’s 2017 Fall Food + Wine Festival Raises $260,000 for Trauma Center

November 16, 2017

On October 29, 2017, Huntington Hospital hosted its only annual fundraising event, the Fall Food + Wine Festival on the festive grounds between the Parkway Grill and the Arroyo Chop House in Pasadena. Guests enjoyed gourmet food, fine wines and live music, raising $260,000 to benefit the Nan and Howard Schow Emergency & Trauma Center […]

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Huntington Hospital Announces Gift of $5 Million from the AS&F Foundation

Huntington Hospital Announces Gift of $5 Million from the AS&F Foundation

November 14, 2017

Huntington Hospital announced today that it has been named the recipient of a $5 million gift from the AS&F Foundation. The AS&F Foundation will close its doors in 2018, after 67 years in existence and 30 years of partnering with Huntington Hospital. The foundation’s trustees have selected the hospital as one of 12 organizations to […]

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Huntington Hospital Provides Stop the Bleed Training to Pasadena Unified School District Nurses

Huntington Hospital Provides Stop the Bleed Training to Pasadena Unified School District Nurses

November 7, 2017

Recently, Amal Obaid-Schmid, MD, medical director, trauma services, Huntington Hospital, and members of the hospital’s trauma team, trained Pasadena Unified School District school nurses in a national program called Stop the Bleed. This valuable program is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts to encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped and empowered to help in a bleeding […]

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Paula Verrette, MD,shares our commitment to women’s health in the October/November issue of Business Life Magazine

Paula Verrette, MD,shares our commitment to women’s health in the October/November issue of Business Life Magazine

October 17, 2017

In Business Life Magazine’s October-November issue, Paula Verrette, MD, chief medical officer and senior vice president, quality and physician services, writes about Huntington Hospital’s commitment to women’s health. “We are grateful to our excellent physicians, caring nurses and attentive staff who work so hard each day to provide compassionate care, and high quality outcomes, to […]

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