The Crowd: No Scrooges at Christmas Carol Ball
December 18, 2014
Our very own community treasure and lifesaver, Hoag Hospital, welcomed more than 500 local citizens to its 46th annual Christmas Carol Ball.
Physician Finds Balance with Creativity in Music and Innovation
December 15, 2014
Dr. Eric Alcouloumre is one of these innovators. He has served at Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach for the past 28 years. Prior to that, he was on the faculty at Los Angeles County/USC Medical Cent...
Knitters ready to give away the fruits of their labor
December 9, 2014
It's time for the results of the many hours of needlework by members of the Susi Q NeedleArts Guild to warm others. The group, which meets monthly to knit and crochet at the Laguna Beach Communi...
No. 1 small company: Pacific Hospitalist offers best of everything for doctors
December 5, 2014
A luxurious coastal setting. Good work-life balance. Excellent pay and benefits. The freedom to speak your mind. Employee ownership. And the prestige of working in one of Orange County’s premier ...
Hoag recognized for working with disabled
December 4, 2014
The Regional Center of Orange County has honored Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian "for its dedication and ongoing commitment in support of people with developmental disabilities," according t...
22 California Hospitals Included in Leapfrog Group's 'Top Hospital' List
December 3, 2014
Hoag was named to The Leapfrog Group’s annual list of Top Hospitals for demonstrating excellence in hospital safety and quality.
Herbert Program for Young Adults with Type 1 Diabetes
December 3, 2014
Just in case you know any young adults (age 18-30 something) with Type 1 Diabetes, there’s a fantastic support and social group run through the Hoag Hospital Foundation in support of the Mary & ...
SCAN Health Plan Expands Southern California Provider Network with Addition of Three New Medical Groups
December 2, 2014
SCAN Health Plan announced today that three new medical groups have joined the health plan’s provider network in Southern California. As a result, SCAN members in Los Angeles, Orange and San Dieg...
Some myths, facts about sports-related concussions
November 24, 2014
This year the NFL raised the profile of head injuries in contact sports, highlighting the prevalence of concussions on the field and kicking off concern among parents of high school and club spo...
Cancer Surgeon Caps Fundraiser with Haircut
November 21, 2014
Two scissors-wielding women sliced off the almost blue-black ponytail belonging to a very willing surgeon Friday, before sharing a long embrace.
Local Doctor and His Cancer-Surviving Patient Take the Stage at the Coach House to Promote Prostate Cance...
November 19, 2014
Irvine physician Howard Fishbein is a renowned family practice doctor by day and plays keyboards by night in a rock band along with his Bass Player patient and friend of over 25 years, Bill Black...
Huntington OKs $11.6 million construction pact for new senior center
November 18, 2014
The Huntington Beach City Council took the final step Monday toward making the city's long-awaited new senior center a reality.
Hoag will donate $3.7 million to Huntington Beach Senior Center
November 10, 2014
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced Monday that it will donate more than $3.7 million to help build a new senior center at Central Park and establish programs to improve the health and ...
Part 1: Psych patients pack emergency rooms
October 25, 2014
Two years ago, Marty Naftel felt one of his bipolar crises coming on and went straight to the hospital. The 53-year old Midway City resident had learned he had bipolar disorder 29 years earlier ...
Emergency room nurses pay price for parked psych patients
October 25, 2014
Laura Arguija still remembers the taste of the blood in her mouth from the time she was attacked by a psychiatric patient in the emergency room of a large hospital in San Bernardino County, where...