Huntington Hospital

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Huntington Hospital
Geography
Location 100 W. California Boulevard
Pasadena, California, United States
Coordinates 34°08′04″N 118°09′11″W / 34.13455°N 118.15295°W / 34.13455; -118.15295Coordinates: 34°08′04″N 118°09′11″W / 34.13455°N 118.15295°W / 34.13455; -118.15295
Organization
Funding Non-profit hospital
Hospital type Community
Affiliated university University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Services
Standards American College of Surgeons
Joint Commission
Emergency department Level II trauma center
Helipad FAA LID: CL14
Beds 635
History
Founded 1892
Links
Website http://www.huntingtonhospital.com
Lists Hospitals in California

Huntington Memorial Hospital is a 635-bed not-for-profit hospital in Pasadena, California. The official name of the hospital is Pasadena Hospital DBA (doing business as) Collis Potter and Howard Edwards Huntington Memorial Hospital, known locally as HMH, Huntington Memorial or Huntington Hospital.

In the 1930s Pasadena Hospital was awarded two million dollars from the estate of Henry Edwards Huntington, a Southern California businessman and booster, and as a result, the common name of the hospital was changed.

Overview[edit]

Huntington Memorial Hospital is a Non-profit, community-based medical center, which provides acute medical care and community services to the San Gabriel Valley and nearby communities.[1] The 635-bed hospital is a world class destination for the treatment of epilepsy, prostate cancer, robotic minimally invasive surgery and bariatric surgery. In 2009, Huntington Hospital provided approximately $55 million in qualified community benefits, directed at vulnerable populations, health research, education and training and charity care. Approximately $20 million of additional support was provided on behalf of Medicare patients.[2]

First established in 1983, the Huntington Hospital Center for Trauma Care is the only trauma center serving the San Gabriel Valley, and one of 13 trauma centers in Los Angeles County. Designated a Level II trauma center, the hospital provides trauma care and medevac capability 24/7 via its rooftop helipad. Huntington offers the only pediatric intensive care unit and only Regional Level Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the San Gabriel Valley.

It is a teaching affiliate of the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and is accredited by the Joint Commission. Eight community groups assist the hospital by hosting annual fundraisers, staffing the gift shop, sponsoring new equipment, supporting medical research, and paying for the renovation of patient care areas. These groups raise thousands of dollars annually and include: Altadena Guild, The Fall Food and Wine Committee, La Canada Flintridge Guild,[3] H.E.A.R.T., National Charity League Juniors,[4] San Marino Guild, and the Women's Auxiliary.

Accreditation[edit]

Fully accredited by the Joint Commission,[5] Huntington Hospital has advanced certification as a Primary Stroke Center and participates in the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.[6] It has received Blue Distinction in cardiac care, hip and knee replacement surgery[7] and is considered a Center of Excellence by the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery.[8] The Huntington Hospital Cancer Center has received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.[9]

Area covered for the paramedics[edit]

Huntington Hospital has area covered for the Paramedics:

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