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Let's Do the Math

Why Your Company Needs a Health Risk and Management Model Health care is big business. The total new tax revenue from The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is expected to amount to $409.2 billion over the next 10 years1. Meanwhile companies and consumers alike face the enormous challenge of burgeoning health care costs … Read More

Executive Health

Orange County's Health Leader Launches Hoag Executive Health

A Program Designed to Protect Your Business Health is in. From government to HR, prevention is the buzzword for 2012. Everyone knows healthier is better, and health starts with prevention. As an employer you also know the reality: prevention is not all that popular even with the members of your executive team. Lack of time, … Read More

Executive Health

Introducing Hoag Executive Health

An Innovative Program to Improve the Health of Your Company You’ve heard the saying “Treat your body like a temple.” Since we put a price tag on just about everything in the world we live in, we must acknowledge that our body is without a doubt the most valuable asset we have. All commodities and … Read More

Heart & Vascular

Hoag unveils new model for cardiac care

?· Opens “Hybrid” Cardiovascular Operating Room (CVOR) · Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart and Vascular Institute among select hospitals to use Edwards Lifesciences new heart valve · Named after Newport Beach couple who donated $2 million  In late 2011, Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart & Vascular Institute opened one of the world’s most advanced cardiac operating suites.   The Bob and Marjie … Read More

Diabetes Center

Specialized diabetes care for pregnant women

Specialized Diabetes Care for Pregnant Women Hoag’s Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center provides support and education for women who have or develop diabetes while they are pregnant through the state- affiliated Sweet Success program. The goal of Sweet Success is to improve outcomes for women who have pregnancies affected by diabetes. The Sweet Success … Read More


Dr. Ali Makki explains trigeminal neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia (TGN), also called Tic Douloureux (French for painful tic) is a disorder of the nervous system that presents as very severe one-sided facial or mouth pain. It is often described as shocking, electric-like stabs that persists for a few seconds at a time, either occurring spontaneously, or triggered by a light touch to … Read More


Healing families as they overcome addiction

?While speaking out and seeking help for chemical dependency can at first seem difficult, families quickly find they are not alone.   For nearly 25 years, the Chemical Dependency Recovery Center (CDRC) at Hoag has been helping families confront the disease of addiction, find hope, heal and thrive.     “Once in treatment, families find … Read More


Treatment Options for Kidney Tumors

Kidney cancer is the seventh most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S., with a lifetime risk of 1.5 percent, according to the National Cancer Institute. Radiologic studies can lead to early detection of kidney tumors,and when diagnosed and treated at an early stage, kidney cancer has a high cure rate. Kidney cancer can be treated … Read More


Hoag's Orange County Vital Aging Program Data

Tuesday, July 19, 2011   Paris, France – July 19, 2011 -Dr. William Shankle MS, MD, FACP, program director,Memory and Cognitive Disorders, of Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute (HNI) presented Orange County Vital Aging Program (OCVAP)data  today at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease (ICAD) in Paris, France. The presentation highlighted 12-month results of … Read More

Executive Health

Dr. Michael Hurwitz explains what to do if a wound is not healing

A patient with a wound that is not healing properly should first consult with their physician to determine the correct course of action. Types of conditions that physicians recommend for specialized care can include: diabetic foot ulcers, venous leg ulcers, a chronic wound from radiation therapy, or a skin injury that won’t heal. Even seemingly … Read More