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Continuing to Share the Triumphs and Challenges

Dear Neighbors, Happy New Year. As 2022 begins with a sense of familiar uncertainty, my wish for your happiness, health and safety is sincere and deeply felt. For the last two years, I have shared with you the triumphs and challenges of Hoag’s incredible medical team, the support of our philanthropic community and the resilience … Continued

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Despite Rising Case Numbers, Orange County Hospitalizations Stabilize For First Time Since December

Orange County health officials expressed cautious optimism on Thursday, as both case numbers and hospitalizations in the region appear to be stabilizing over recent days. Despite a continued rise in numbers, health officials are looking to the hospitalization rate as a point of reference in indicating that the peak of the most recent Coronavirus surge … Continued

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Hoag is first hospital on West Coast to achieve SRC and NAFC’s Center of Excellence in Continence Care for Women accreditation

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has become the first hospital on the West Coast to achieve dual accreditation as a Center of Excellence in Continence Care for Women, recognized by Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) and National Association for Continence (NAFC) for providing the highest quality of care and patient safety. The accreditation program was established in … Continued

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Get a Grip on Nurse Burnout: 3 Ways

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly four out of 10 nurses reported they felt burned out because of long work hours, greater workloads, poor environments, and caring for significantly ill patients, according to the Well-Being Index. By January 2021, that figure had grown to 70%, according to a study by the International Council of Nurses. … Continued

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What will gastroenterology look like in 10 years?

Five leaders in gastroenterology joined Becker’s to discuss what they think the profession will look like in 2031.  Question: What will gastroenterology look like in 10 years?  Michael Dragutsky. Chairman of One GI (Nashville, Tenn.): Two clinical emerging areas, which will be mainstays of practice, are targeted preventive screening based on patients’ individual genetic information and therapeutic adjustment … Continued

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Hoag Recognized as Best Hospital for Maternity Care by U.S. News & World Report

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has been recognized as High Performing in Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy) by U.S. News & World Report. This is the first time U.S. News has published a list of the Best Hospitals for Maternity. The distinction makes Hoag one of only three elite hospitals in the nation to achieve high-performance rankings in all 18 specialty procedures … Continued

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Hoag receives transformational gift from family of General William Lyon for Leadership Center

Photo courtesy: Stu News – Kevin Warn Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian last week announced the establishment of the General William Lyon Leadership Center after receiving a transformative gift from the family of the late real estate magnate William Lyon. This Center, on the Newport Beach campus, will provide state-of-the-art space for collaboration among clinical and … Continued

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Newport Beach extends agreement with Hoag Hospital for more development to 2040

Hoag Hospital has secured an extension until 2040 of its right to build out space on the upper and lower portion of its campus in Newport Beach under a previously negotiated development agreement that gives it flexibility in what additional facilities it would add to meet future health care needs. The City Council recently approved … Continued

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Gastrointestinal (GI) Care

Renowned Physicians to Guide Hoag’s Leading Digestive Health Institute

Officials with Hoag Digestive Health Institute – ranked last month among the top 50 such programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report –announced the appointment of two renowned physicians to guide the institute’s current treatment programs and planned expansion. Tse-Ling Fong, M.D., FACP, FAASLD, has been named director of the Hoag Liver Program, while … Continued

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General Health

Patients are the Heart of Hoag’s Success

Guest Letter from Patty Huang, M.D., Chief of Staff When people think of outstanding world-class hospitals, most envision attributes such as excellent patient outcomes, cutting-edge technology, pioneering medical research, exceptional physicians and dedicated nurses. Renowned health care institutions such as the Cleveland Clinic, Cedars-Sinai, UCLA, or the Mayo Clinic come to mind as hospitals that demonstrate … Continued

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