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Huntington Hospital Resumes All Elective Surgeries and Limited In-Person Visitation

Huntington Hospital Resumes All Elective Surgeries and Limited In-Person Visitation

February 25, 2021

As with the trend throughout Los Angeles County, Huntington Hospital has seen a decline in hospitalized COVID-19 patients. With this, the hospital is now able to resume all elective surgeries and limited in-person visitation. Elective Surgeries – We are here to safely care for you Huntington Hospital provided life-saving and immediate care for the community […]

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Huntington Hospital Recognized for Higher Quality in Maternity Care

Huntington Hospital Recognized for Higher Quality in Maternity Care

February 22, 2021

Huntington Hospital is proud to be recognized by Blue Shield of California with a Blue Distinction® Centers (BDC) for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Racial and ethnic disparities are persistent and widespread across maternal healthcare, primarily driven by socioeconomic status, geographic location, and implicit provider bias. Compared to […]

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Huntington Hospital Employees Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. with a Food Drive in Support of Pasadena’s Friends in Deed

Huntington Hospital Employees Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. with a Food Drive in Support of Pasadena’s Friends in Deed

February 17, 2021

In January, Huntington Hospital nurses, physicians and employees honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy of giving back to those in need with a food drive. Benefiting Pasadena’s local food bank, Friends in Deed, 4,200 pounds of non-perishable items and $1,490 in monetary donations were collected to help those struggling with food insecurity. “Huntington Hospital […]

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Pasadena Public Health Department, Huntington Hospital and Pasadena’s NAACP Branch Provide COVID-19 Vaccines to the African-American Community

Pasadena Public Health Department, Huntington Hospital and Pasadena’s NAACP Branch Provide COVID-19 Vaccines to the African-American Community

February 16, 2021

On Saturday, February 13, 2021, NAACP’s Pasadena Branch teamed with Pasadena Public Health Department and Huntington Hospital to administer the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to 114 members of the African-American community, aged 65 and over. The pop-up vaccine clinic took place outside of the NAACP offices. “We are so happy to be partnering […]

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Brandon Lew, DO, Elected Chief of Medical Staff at Huntington Hospital

Brandon Lew, DO, Elected Chief of Medical Staff at Huntington Hospital

January 29, 2021

Brandon Lew, DO, medical director of emergency department, has been elected chief of medical staff at Huntington Hospital, effective January 28, 2021. Dr. Lew now leads a medical staff of more than 990 active physicians in serving the residents of the greater San Gabriel Valley and beyond. “Congratulations to Dr. Lew, who has been tirelessly […]

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Answering the call: Huntington Hospital’s human resources employee offers much-needed support during the surge

Answering the call: Huntington Hospital’s human resources employee offers much-needed support during the surge

January 29, 2021

When the labor pool was activated to work in emergency department overflow tents as COVID-19 surged during the holidays, Melissa Rivas, administrative coordinator, human resources, knew she could help. With the Huntington’s HR offices closed for the holidays and her EMT experience, she had the time, skill and compassion to lend a hand. “It is […]

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Congratulations to January’s DAISY Award winner, Jennifer Pai, RN

Congratulations to January’s DAISY Award winner, Jennifer Pai, RN

January 20, 2021

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 first DAISY Award winner for 2021, Jennifer Pai, RN, CCU, was nominated by an employee who wrote the […]

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Huntington Hospital Receives Initial Shipment of the COVID-19 Vaccine

Huntington Hospital Receives Initial Shipment of the COVID-19 Vaccine

December 17, 2020

Today, Huntington Hospital received its first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. In line with federal guidelines and an ethical framework based on risk-exposure and the ability to provide ongoing care during the pandemic, those at the frontlines of care are among the first group eligible to receive these initial doses. Huntington Hospital hopes to offer […]

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Huntington Ambulatory Care Center Receives High Ranking on Newsweek’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers in 2021 List

Huntington Ambulatory Care Center Receives High Ranking on Newsweek’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers in 2021 List

December 4, 2020

Huntington Ambulatory Surgery Center has been recognized on Newsweek’s inaugural list of Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. “We are honored to be named to Newsweek’s list of America’s Best Ambulatory Surgery Centers for 2021,” said Lori J. […]

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Huntington Hospital Provides Over $109.9 Million in Community Benefits in 2019

Huntington Hospital Provides Over $109.9 Million in Community Benefits in 2019

November 23, 2020

As part of its non-profit mission, Huntington Hospital provides significant benefits to the communities it serves, often in the form of health education, outreach, and low or no-cost hospital care for the uninsured and those with limited means. In 2019, the hospital provided an estimated total of $109,926,391 worth of health care services and support […]

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