Hoag ranked as a Best Hospital by U.S. News & World Report
July 18, 2014
Hoag was ranked as a Best Hospital by the U.S News & World Report. The organization was named as one of the top ten hospitals in the Los Angeles metro area and twentieth in California.
500 People to Know in Healthcare
July 16, 2014
Hoag's Robert T. Braithwaite, Dr. Jack Cox, and Tim Moore were named by Becker's Hospital Review for displaying dedication to improving the healthcare industry.
Teaching public about beach safety can prevent lifeguard deaths
July 15, 2014
Our hearts are broken. On July 6, Ben Carlson became the first Newport Beach lifeguard to die in the line of duty. The job of this 15-year veteran of the city's marine operations was to protect s...
Heart disease, it starts with your genes
July 14, 2014
For some of us, heart disease begins when we’re still in diapers.
That may sound a bit dramatic but thanks to the complexities of cellular biology, some of us start to experience the weathering...
Charity Spotlight: Angels and Hoag Strike Out Stroke
July 14, 2014
Last Saturday, two-time stroke survivor and Newport Beach resident Michelle Wulfestieg, 32, threw out the first pitch at Angel’s Stadium as part of the “Strike Out Stroke Day,” a partnership bet...
How much sleep do you really need?
July 13, 2014
You’ve heard the expression, “It’s not about quantity, it’s about quality?” Well, when it comes to sleep, it’s about both. A lot of us know that we need about eight hours of sleep to function pr...
Who has your back when it comes to back surgery?
July 11, 2014
When you require something as complicated as spinal surgery, it is important to choose the right doctor and the right program. Neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons have historically competed, wi...
USC Expands Cancer Care in Orange County
July 9, 2014
For thousands of patients in Orange County, accessing specialized medical care at USC’s nationally recognized cancer center has been a challenge because of the distance.
Mandate a Digital Divide Among Doctors
July 7, 2014
Dr. Martin Fee, an infectious disease specialist, doesn’t miss the days of chasing medical records through the corridors of Orange County hospitals.
Charity Spotlight: Hoag Hospital Hosts Annual Summer Movie Classic
June 30, 2014
Nearly 800 guests sampled dishes from 30 noted Orange County restaurants and enjoyed a screening of the movie Gravity at the 27th annual Hoag Summer Movie Classic food and film event held at the...
Top 55 Hospitals Patients Would Definitely Recommend
June 24, 2014
Hoag Orthopedic Institute is named as one of 55 hospitals with 91 percent or more of patients who reported, "yes, they would definitely recommend this hospital in the HCAHPS survey.
Emmi's Make $1 Million Donation to Hoag
June 18, 2014
Corona del Mar philanthropists James and Catherine Emmi have donated $1 million to the Newport Beach-based Hoag Hospital Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the hospital, according to a hospita...
Program Gives Cancer Patients Tools to Battle Despair, Depression
June 17, 2014
They found the cancer in Colleen Duffey’s liver 18 months ago, shortly after the birth of her second daughter. What they discovered next was even more chilling: It wasn’t liver cancer at all; it ...
Commentary: Nurse navigator guided me through cancer battle
June 6, 2014
In August 2009, the shoe dropped. My diagnosis: esophageal cancer. Overwhelming feelings and needs hit at the same time: I need an oncologist, they fight the cancer; I need a surgeon, they cut o...
Food, Film and Fun: Hoag's Summer Movie Classic
June 6, 2014
Food and film—it’s a perfect pairing, one that hundreds of people in OC can enjoy to kick off the summertime season.