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Hoag Embarks on Major Reinvestment in its Acclaimed Patty & George Hoag Cancer Center

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (August 30, 2021) – Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, already Orange County’s top-ranked cancer center, today announced a major reinvestment in its facilities and treatment technologies as it continues to deepen its breadth of expertise, in turn bringing new hope to patients battling a host of cancers. “From remarkably innovative technology, to reconfigured spaces that … Continued

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Hoag Provides $50,000 Matching Gift to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington Valley

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (August 3, 2021) – Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced a $50,000 matching gift to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Huntington Valley today as part of an effort to help the beloved clubs continue to offer their affordable programs to the community. The clubs provide vital childcare and other services to Orange County … Continued

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Hoag is the Highest Ranked Hospital in Orange County in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-2022 Best Hospitals Rankings

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 27, 2021 — For the 5th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-2022 Best Hospitals Rankings named Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian the highest ranked hospital in Orange County, the fourth-best hospital in the Los Angeles metro area and ninth-best in California. The rankings also included national rankings in five specialty areas and recognition … Continued

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Hoag Receives $3 Million Gift from the Iacocca Family Foundation to Expand Type 1 Diabetes Program

NEWPORT BEACH, CA. July 26, 2021 – Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian today announced a $3 million gift from the Iacocca Family Foundation that will expand and enhance a program for type 1 diabetes at the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center. In appreciation of the generous gift, Hoag is naming the Mary & Lee Iacocca Program in Type … Continued

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Summer 2021

Hoag’s Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute Opens Clinical Trial for Drug that Aims to Slow Alzheimer’s

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 8, 2021 — Hoag’s Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute is enrolling patients in the Phase III clinical trial, TRAILBLAZER-ALZ 2, which investigates the efficacy and safety of an investigational treatment aimed at the early symptom phase of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The investigational treatment targets and removes deposited amyloid plaque, which is one of the … Continued

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Summer 2021

Hoag Begins Enrolling Patients with Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease in Clinical Trial Using a Less Invasive Surgical Treatment

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 29, 2021 — Hoag is now enrolling patients in a clinical trial to study an innovative surgical procedure that would allow surgeons to repair a patient’s mitral valve without open-heart surgery. The RESTORE clinical trial, in collaboration with Edwards Lifesciences, will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the investigational HARPOON™ Beating Heart … Continued

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Summer 2021

Hoag’s Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute Selected to Participate in Study of Pioneering Surgical Epilepsy Treatment

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 23, 2021 — Orange County residents who are suffering medication-resistant epilepsy can now access a pioneering, minimally invasive surgical procedure to relieve seizures. Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute (PFNI) at Hoag is one of only three sites in the western U.S. to offer the procedure, MRI-guided laser ablation, through a clinical trial. For nearly 50 … Continued

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Summer 2021

Hoag at Home Launches Home Health, Hospice and Home Visiting Physician Services to Orange County

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 16, 2021 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced today the launch of Hoag at Home, a comprehensive home care service offering that provides patients with the high-quality personalized care they need in the comfort of their home. Hoag at Home represents an evolution in Hoag’s commitment to the community and a recognition … Continued

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Summer 2021

Hoag to Participate in Groundbreaking Study Aiming to Help Prevent Memory Loss Due to Alzheimer’s Disease

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 3, 2021 — Hoag’s Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute has started recruiting volunteers for a study testing an investigational treatment that aims to help prevent the earliest stages of memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease. Funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Eisai Inc., a U.S. subsidiary of Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo), … Continued

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Spring 2021

Reza Joolhar Named Hoag’s 2021 Nurse of the Year

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 17, 2021 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced today that Reza Joolhar, BSN, RN, is the hospital’s 2021 Nurse of the Year. Reza is a Float Pool Nurse but has spent the last year as the Charge Nurse for the 5 West, one of the COVID-19 units at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach. … Continued

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