Press Room

Press Room

Hoag Named a 5-Star Hospital By CMS

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., August 23, 2023 — Hoag announced today it is once again one of only 483 hospitals nationwide and the only hospital in the county to receive a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for 2023. This is the highest possible achievement of CMS’s Overall Hospital Quality Star … Read More

Hoag Welcomes Renowned Specialist to lead Pain Management Program

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (August 16, 2023) – Hoag is advancing the care and management of pain patients in Orange County with the addition of Charles De Mesa, D.O., M.P.H., who will serve as Chief of Interventional Pain, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the Hoag Spine Center. He joins the multidisciplinary, specialized team of spine care … Read More

Hoag Recognized as Highest Ranked Hospital in Orange County for Top-Quality Care by U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 Best Hospitals Rankings

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., August 1, 2023 — For the seventh consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report’s 2023-2024 Best Hospitals Rankings named Hoag 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 two specialty areas and recognition … Read More

Hoag Breaks Ground on Irvine Expansion

IRVINE, Calif. (July 25, 2023) – In a celebration of innovation and community support, more than 300 Hoag executives, community leaders, donors, and staff broke ground today on Hoag’s Irvine expansion. The new campus will be named the Sun Family Campus to honor Diana and David Sun who donated $50 million toward the project. When … Read More

Hoag Introduces New Precision Treatment for Prostate Cancer Patients

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (June 27, 2023) – Hoag is giving men with localized prostate cancer an additional treatment option in the battle against disease with the introduction of Focal One, a noninvasive robotic High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) technology.  An advanced technology that precisely targets cancerous prostate tissue, HIFU allows urologic surgeons to ablate, or … Read More

Hoag Receives Security and Safety Designation

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 21, 2023 — Recently, Hoag Health System’s Security Department was designated as a Program of Distinction by the International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHSS). Hoag becomes the 5th health system in California and the only health system in Orange County to receive this prestigious designation. To be designated as … Read More

Hoag Earns National Accreditation for Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss Program

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (June 13, 2023) – Hoag announced today that the Bariatric Surgery Weight Loss Program within its Digestive Health Institute has earned accreditation as a Comprehensive Center from the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). A joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society … Read More

Hoag’s Cardiothoracic Surgery Team Receives Top Ranking in the Nation

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (June 6, 2023) – Hoag’s Jeffrey M. Carlton Heart and Vascular Institute has earned the highest distinction possible, a three-star rating, from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for two categories of surgery – isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and isolated mitral valve replacement and repair (MVRR). The cardiac surgery performance … Read More

Hoag Becomes First Hospital on West Coast to Offer Revolutionary 3D Photographic Imaging Technology to Detect and Prevent Skin Cancer and Melanoma

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (May 30, 2023) – Hoag is the first hospital on the West Coast to offer high-risk skin cancer patients access to the VECTRA WB360, the world’s first whole-body 3D photographic imaging system, as part of its comprehensive Melanoma & Skin Cancer Program. With melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer rates that exceed the … Read More

Hoag Spine Center First to Offer EOSedge™ for Spine Imaging

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (May 24, 2023) – Hoag Spine Center has become the first in Orange County to adopt the EOSedge System, a cutting-edge technology that combines multiple imaging techniques to better diagnose and treat back pain in adults. The EOS imaging technology combines X-ray, low dose radiation modulation, and an innovative open cabin design … Read More