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Media Information

Monday, July 5, 2010

Members of the media are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to speak with Hoag's medical experts on an array of healthcare topics. Medical Professionals are available from Hoag's 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.

Arrange to speak with a medical expert by calling 949/764-5921.

Guidelines for Release of Patient Information to the Media

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) became effective April 14, 2003 and mandates how healthcare providers may release information. Please review the guidelines for what the media can expect when working with the staff at Hoag Hospital.

General Information Requests by Media Professionals

General inquiries by media professionals should be directed to 949/764-5921

After-Hours Breaking News

In the event of after-hours breaking news, call 949/764-HOAG (4624). Press "0" for the Operator and a Hoag representative can be paged upon your request.


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