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Hoag Clinicians to Discuss Latest Advancements in Cancer Care, Virtually

Join nationally recognized Hoag clinicians for a free virtual presentation on the latest advancements in cancer care, discussing how these therapies and technologies are further shaping the meaning of personalized cancer treatment. The event, “What’s New in Cancer Care?,” streamed live, takes place on Wednesday, April 21 from 5:30-7 p.m. Each presenter will discuss an … Continued

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9 Hospital Execs Share How Their Innovation Approach Evolved Since the Start of the Pandemic

Hospitals' innovation efforts were forced to accelerate and refocus because of the pandemic's demand for more virtual care options and increased attention to social determinants of health. Below, eight executives from hospitals and health systems across the country discuss how their innovation programs have changed and stayed the same in the year since the pandemic … Continued

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Neurosciences

20 Hospitals, Health Systems Adding Robotics in Q1

Here are 20 hospitals and health systems that added spine and orthopedic robots in the first quarter: Note: This is not an exhaustive list. To add a center to this list, please contact Carly Behm at cbehm@beckershealthcare.com. Newport Beach, Calif.-based Hoag Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute became the first West Coast hospital to use Medtronic’s Mazor … Continued

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Heart & Vascular

Dipti Itchhaporia Named New American College of Cardiology President

Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, has officially started her term as the 70th president of the American College of Cardiology (ACC). Itchhaporia, an interventional cardiologist, currently serves as the chair of cardiovascular health and director of disease management at the Hoag Heart & Vascular Institute in Newport Beach, California. She is also an associate professor at the … Continued

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Featured News

Newport Beach City Manager Update: March 27, 2021

There was significant progress this week in both the COVID-19 case counts and vaccination rollout in Orange County and the State. First, a bit of local good news: A partnership between the City of Newport Beach and Hoag Hospital delivered 300 vaccine doses to members of our senior community at the OASIS Senior Center on … Continued

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Featured News

Hoag Nurses Get CenteredVR To Reduce Long Term Stress

How can hospitals support their front-line employees as the coronavirus pandemic drags on? And on? By giving them some virtual reality rest and relaxation, of course. Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has launched CenteredVR, a virtual reality-based mindfulness and stress management program developed by BehaVR, Hoag is among the first health care facilities in the nation … Continued

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COVID-19

Commentary: Inoculate Yourself Against Bad Information Regarding Vaccines

The COVID-19 vaccines are safe. They are effective. They have been tested on diverse cohorts of people. And no one manufacturer’s vaccine is better than another’s. Unfortunately, due to a constant drumbeat of misinformation, nearly a third of all Americans still say they don’t want to get vaccinated, or that they only want to get … Continued

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COVID-19

Community COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Update

Dear Neighbors, With so many things moving in the right direction, I am writing to update our Hoag community about what is happening regarding COVID-19 and vaccine distribution. I am pleased with the news that Orange County has transitioned out of the most restrictive purple tier and into the red tier on the state’s risk … Continued

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COVID-19

Newport Beach Opens up its First Community Vaccine Clinic for Seniors at Oasis

As the effort to vaccinate residents throughout Orange County continues, Newport Beach stepped up Tuesday afternoon to help fill the gap for residents who can’t make it to vaccine super points-of-dispensing sites. The city held its first community vaccine clinic at the OASIS Senior Center in partnership with Hoag Presbyterian Hospital, which allocated about 300 … Continued

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COVID-19

Hospital Chaplains Embrace New Role During the Pandemic: Caring for Caregivers

Before entering the room of a COVID-19 patient, the Rev. Peggy Kelley dons personal protective gear — both physical and spiritual. She pulls on a sterile gown and places a face shield over her mask. She pumps Purell into her gloved hands and holds them over her chest, checking in with her heart. With a … Continued

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