Huntington Hospital Again Honored by Healthgrades

Dr. Lori Morgan

Huntington Hospital is one of America’s 100 best hospitals for cardiac care and coronary intervention, according to new research released by Healthgrades, a leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.
Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions using Medicare data, and outcomes in appendectomy and bariatric surgery using all-payer data provided by 16 states.
“Now more than ever, consumers understand the importance of hospital quality and starting to become more diligent when researching where they receive care,” said Dr. Brad Bowman, Healthgrades’ chief medical officer. “When selecting a hospital, consumers can feel confident in the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for cardiology for their commitment to quality care and exceptional outcomes.”

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Huntington Hospital Signs Agreement to Join Cedars-Sinai System

Huntington Hospital and Cedars-Sinai Health System have signed a definitive agreement for Huntington to affiliate with the Cedars-Sinai system, the organizations said.
The agreement, resulting from negotiations that followed the March announcement that the organizations had signed a letter of intent, will be submitted for review and approval by government regulators such as the California attorney general. The review usually takes several months.
The proposed affiliation includes commitments for continued investment in Pasadena’s nonprofit Huntington in enterprise information technology, growth of ambulatory services and physician development. It will also enable collaborations with the other entities in the Cedars-Sinai system to ensure access to high-quality, accessible and affordable care throughout the region.
The proposal is intended to build upon Huntington’s 128-year legacy and preserve its culture as a community institution governed by a local board, with its own employees and medical staff. In addition, philanthropy and volunteer support will remain locally controlled and used for Huntington and its existing community.
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