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Success of Comprehensive Exams

Why More Businesses Invest in Executive Physicals and the Five Health Exams You Cannot Live Without Simply put, companies invest a lot of money on their senior executives. Investors and business owners want to protect their company’s assets, which include the executives themselves. More than 22 percent of Fortune 500 companies1 now enroll their top … Continued

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Featured News

Obamacare or not, healthcare reform in progress

May 2, 2012 Dr. Richard Afable Nine justices are expected to determine the fate of the Affordable Care Act in June, but they alone won’t determine the course of healthcare in this country. That course has already been set. Doctors, hospitals and patients know what politicians and pundits haven’t yet realized: The transformational reformation of … Continued

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Heart & Vascular

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian receives American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines Gold Quality Achievement Award

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. The recognition signifies that Hoag has reached an aggressive goal of treating heart failure patients with 85 percent compliance for at least 24 months to core standard levels of care outlined by the American Heart … Continued

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Executive Health

Office Risk Assessment

How Investing Initial Time in Employee Comfort and Safety Can Reduce Office Risk Long-term Think about how much movement happens at a desk – fingers flying across the keyboard, reaching for a cup of coffee and bending to open the file cabinet. Although these may seem like mundane motions with little effect on your overall … Continued

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Heart & Vascular

Leading edge electrophysiology at Hoag Hospital reduces stress

?As seen in Orange County Register?   Considering the heart’s vital role in our health and well-being, it is surprisingly small – about the size of a fist and weighing in at just nine to 11 ounces on average.   Diminutive, perhaps, but when it comes to anatomy, your heart is a heavyweight player. Every minute, … Continued

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Executive Health

Work-life Balance

Do You Have It and Why Do You Need It Everyone has felt the squeeze of the economy and employees and executives alike are feeling the pressure of needing to do more with fewer resources. When trying to balance the demands of the office and the home, workers are finding it more difficult to maintain … Continued

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Heart & Vascular

Hoag opens first Electrophysiology Catheterization Suite of its kind

Electrophysiology lab integrates leading edge technology to achieve the highest level of efficiency and safety for patients and better outcomes.  Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has introduced the Allan and Sandy Fainbarg Electrophysiology Cath Suite, the first electrophysiology (EP) cardiac catheterization lab of its kind.   The EP cath suite is a unique patient-care space designed … Continued

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Neurosciences

Minimally invasive aneurysm surgery saves lives

April 6, 2012 Dr. Michael Brant-Zawadzki   Your brain is where you live, where you tuck away your memories. It moves you, both figuratively – with your aspirations and big ideas – and literally, by directing you to place one foot in front of the other. But what’s really going on up there? I’m aneuroradiologist. … Continued

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Executive Health

Expert wound care at Hoag

Hoag Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center offers state-of-the-art outpatient clinical wound management. At the new center, located at Hoag Health Center-Newport Beach, at 520 Superior Ave., suite 140, each patient receives a thorough diagnostic exam to identify the type of wound and its underlying causes. A patient with a wound that is not healing … Continued

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Cancer

Dr. Greg Angstreich explains the signs of melanoma.

Most melanomas develop as superficial tumors which grow along the skin surface. To help differentiate a melanoma from a benign, pigmented skin lesion, we use the acronym ABCDE.     A – Asymmetry: Look for growths in which one half doesn’t match the other half.   B – Borders: Look for irregular borders with edges … Continued

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