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2011-12-23 11:00:00

• Endowed chairs place Hoag on the level of leading academic institutions who commonly have endowed chair investitures • Endowed chair positions made possible by Newport Beach couple Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2011 Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian today announced that two new medical chairs have been created in order to further advance Hoag as a leader in cardiovascular surgery and gastrointestinal cancer. Renowned cardiovascular surgeon Aidan Raney, M.D., Hoag...

2011-12-08 10:00:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On the evening of December 1st, 2011, Planet Beauty and the Hoag Hospital Foundation invited guests to mix and mingle in merriment, and that they did! Revelers shopped, enjoyed a plethora of pampering services including makeovers, manicures, and facials - all for an outstanding cause. Twenty percent of the evening's sales, in addition to all proceeds from raffle and silent auction efforts were donated to the Hoag Breast Care...

2011-08-02 00:00:30

New Book Release; A Tropical Island Paradise where a rattan hammock calls your name and a rum and coke in your hands a pretty girl by your side. Put on your sandals and come with me on my adventure through Sogod Bay to a jungle Island Paradise from being a Palm Beach Florida Taxi Driver to being a Coconut Farmer on a Island in the southern Philippines, a husband, a father, and a member of a community and patriarch of a large family in the jungle. http://www.MyHomeintheJungle.com Palm Beach,...

2011-06-09 10:30:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian today announced that Pravin M. Shah, M.D., M.A.C.C., medical director of non-invasive cardiac imaging and academics program at the Hoag Heart & Vascular Institute, was awarded the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Shah will be presented with the award at ASE's Annual Scientific Sessions. The ASE Lifetime Achievement Award is an annual award designed to...

2011-05-17 04:30:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoag today announced that Richard Afable, M.D., M.P.H., president and chief executive officer of Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, was named to Modern Healthcare and Modern Physician's "50 Most Influential Physician Executives in Healthcare." The annual list is among the highest honors for physician executives and recognizes physician executives that have earned the respect and admiration of their peers. The selection process...

2011-04-01 08:00:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian today announced that Dipti Itchhaporia, M.D., F.A.C.C., Robert and Georgia Roth Chair for Excellence in Cardiac Care and director of disease management at the Hoag Heart & Vascular Institute, was elected Chair of the Board of Governors of the American College of Cardiology (ACC). As the new Chair Elect, Dr. Itchhaporia will serve as the voice of the board of governors, providing key...

2010-06-24 05:00:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoag Hospital announced the launch of its Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) program as part of its progressive, comprehensive approach to breast cancer treatment. IORT is a radiation therapy technique in which a concentrated dose of radiation is delivered to a cancerous tumor site during surgery after the tumor is removed. Hoag Hospital is the first in Orange County to offer IORT brachytherapy for breast cancer as a component of a...

2009-11-11 08:00:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the 14th consecutive year, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has been named the most preferred hospital by Orange County residents based on a consumer study by National Research Corporation (NRC). The award identifies hospitals that health care consumers in each region have selected as having the highest quality and image in over 300 markets throughout the U.S. "We are honored to receive this valued endorsement from the...

2009-11-10 08:28:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, CA has expanded its partnership with Surgical Information Systems (SIS) by adding anesthesia, business intelligence and tissue management capabilities to its existing system, and by extending the SIS Solution to Hoag Hospital Irvine, which is scheduled to open in 2010. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080722/SISLOGO ) A SIS client since 2003, Hoag Hospital has leveraged its single...

2009-10-13 11:24:00

Hoag Hospital's OB hospitalists provide immediate care onsite 24/7, in concert with each patient's OB physician NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hoag is one of the first hospitals in Orange County to implement an OB Hospitalists Program in its labor and delivery unit. Hoag's specialized program consists of board-certified Hoag OB-GYNs, who are onsite at the hospital 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide the highest level of care to pregnant and laboring...