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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