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Hoag Health Center Irvine Receives TOBY Award from the Building Owners and Management Association Orange County

Categories: Press Room

IRVINE, CALIF., November 30, 2017 --- Hoag Health Center Irvine, the 150,000 square foot health care village on the corner of Alton and Sand Canyon, has been named The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) in the medical office category from the Building Owners and Management Association (BOMA) Orange County.

Hoag Health Center Irvine took home top honors in its category and achieved the highest score – 96 out of 100 – of any building submitted to the 2017 BOMA Orange County TOBY Awards.

“We are extremely proud to have won this year’s TOBY award for Hoag Health Center Irvine,” said Sanford L. Smith, AIA, senior vice president, Real Estate and Facilities at Hoag. “Our goal with this project was to make health care more accessible and seamless in the community to meet the growing needs of our patients. By creating a health care village, we’ve been able to deliver world-class health care services in one, convenient location.”

The TOBY award is the most prestigious competition throughout Orange County that recognizes outstanding commercial office buildings and excellence in building management. During the competition, all facets of a building’s operations are considered including its tenant relations program, amenities package, community involvement, emergency evacuation procedures, building standards, sustainability, energy management accessibility, and overall exceptional service.

Hoag Health Center Irvine, which opened in September 2016, brings services and providers from the most sought-after health care institutes of Hoag to Irvine, including Hoag Women’s Health Institute, Hoag Family Cancer Institute, Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart and Vascular Institute, and Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute. The project will now advance to the regional level where it will be judged against medical office buildings in the Pacific Southwest region.


Hoag is an approximately $1 billion nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats more than 30,000 inpatients and 425,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals – Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which opened in 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010 – in addition to seven health centers and ten urgent care centers. Hoag is a designated Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that includes five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas: cancer, heart and vascular, neurosciences, women’s health, and orthopedics through Hoag’s affiliate, Hoag Orthopedic Institute, which consists of an orthopedic hospital and two ambulatory surgical centers. In 2013, Hoag entered into an alliance with St. Joseph Health to further expand health care services in the Orange County community, known as St. Joseph Hoag Health. Hoag has been named one of the Best Regional Hospitals in the 2017 - 2018 U.S. News & World Report, andBecker’s Hospital Review named Hoag as one of the 2016 “100 Great Hospitals in America” – a designation Hoag has received four times. For an unprecedented 22 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as one of the county’s best hospitals in a local newspaper survey. Visit www.hoag.org for more information.


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