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Hoag Returns as Title Sponsor of MOMS Orange County’s Healthy Beginnings Fundraiser

MOMS Orange County, the county’s largest nonprofit dedicated solely to newborn and pregnancy health, will mark 30 years of community service during its annual Healthy Beginnings, Bright Futures virtual celebration on Thursday, May 12. Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is the title sponsor of this year’s fundraiser to stream on Facebook and YouTube @momsorangecounty at 4 … Continued

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Beyond the ‘Baby Blues.’ Four Things to Know About Maternal Mental Health

Deep depression. Feelings of helplessness. Emotional withdrawal. Unsurprisingly, none of these ever make the cut as baby shower themes, but maternal mental health issues may be more relevant to new mothers than pastel elephants or “ready to pop” balloons decorations. With more than 13 percent of new mothers experiencing a significant mental health disorder, what … Continued

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Hospital is 1st in California to Use Medtronic’s AI Device for Colonoscopy

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, Calif., is reportedly the first hospital in the state to perform a procedure using Medtronic’s artificial intelligence endoscopy module, GI Genius. Last year, the FDA granted de novo clearance for the device, Medtronic’s first AI system for colonoscopies.  The device uses AI to identify colorectal polyps and is compatible with … Continued

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Nearly $4 Billion Committed to the Future of Health Care in Irvine

Once again, this year Irvine ranks among the healthiest U.S. cities, according to separate studies by the Anthem Foundation, WalletHub and Niche. All three found that convenient access to Irvine’s parks, bike trails and quality health care help make its residents fitter and happier. And Irvine is not resting on its laurels. Coming soon are … Continued

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4 Technologies Exciting Spine Surgeons

Innovation continues to pick up steam across the spine industry as surgeons look for more minimally invasive methods to operate on their patients, reduce the risk of complications and accelerate recovery. Four technologies that spine surgeons are excited about: 1. Augmented reality Over the next five years, AR technology is projected to cement its footing … Continued

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Where Spine Innovation is Needed Most: 11 Surgeons Weigh in

From multilevel disc replacements to artificial intelligence-based technologies and patient education initiatives, 10 spine surgeons from health systems and private practices across the country discussed the areas they believe would benefit most from innovation in spine care. Question: In which area of spine care is there the biggest need for innovation? Why? Isador Lieberman, MD. … Continued

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New Molecular Targeted Therapy for Metastatic Prostate Cancer Wins FDA Approval At Hoag Family Cancer Institute

Pluvicto, the First FDA-Approved Prostate-Specific Antigen for Metastatic Prostate Cancer The agent, which is being marketed as Pluvicto by the Swiss pharmaceutical conglomerate Novartis, is the first FDA-approved prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-targeted radiotherapy for metastatic prostate cancer. Radioligand therapy with Lu-PSMA-617 prolonged imaging-based progression-free survival and overall survival when added to standard care in patients with advanced PSMA-positive … Continued

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Hoag Names Director for New Bariatric Weight Loss Program

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced that bariatric surgery specialist Adrian Dobrowolsky, M.D., will be director of Hoag’s new Bariatric Weight Loss Program. With Dr. Dobrowolsky as surgical director, patients will benefit from the expertise he has developed performing hundreds of minimally invasive bariatric surgeries throughout his career, including during his fellowship at Keck Medicine of … Continued

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Keeping you up-to-date on the ever changing COVID-19 landscape

Dear Neighbors, You may have questions about the FDA’s recent authorization of a second booster shot. Please know that across the ever-changing COVID-19 landscape, Hoag is here, by your side as your healthcare partner. Here is what is new: – (On Tuesday), the FDA authorized a second COVID-19 booster for people ages 50 and older, … Continued

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5 Cardiology Power Players

Below are five power players making a difference in cardiology: Ali AbuRahma, MD. President of the Society for Vascular Surgery (Rosemont, Ill.). Dr. AbuRahma serves as the medical director of the vascular laboratory and co-director of the Vascular Center of Excellence at Charleston (W.Va.) Area Medical Center. As an established editor and reviewer, he has published … Continued

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