Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

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Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
MemorialCare Health System
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.jpg
Geography
Location California, United States
Organization
Hospital type Teaching[1]
Services
Beds 420[1]
History
Founded 1907
Links
Website http://www.memorialcare.org/...
Lists Hospitals in California

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center is a hospital in Long Beach, California. It is the flagship hospital of the MemorialCare Health System.

It was established as Seaside Hospital in 1907. Incorporated as Seaside Memorial Hospital on June 23, 1937. In 1960, it moved to its present location. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission.[1]

Named among the top eight hospitals in the Los Angeles Metro area U.S. News & World Report, Long Beach Memorial has been providing compassionate care with for more than 100 years. Long Beach Memorial is one of only 3 hospitals in California with a 320 Slice CT Scanner and preventative technology and programs such as the Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscope (ENB™) and the Division of Interventional Neuroradiology. Centers of Excellence include the MemorialCare Heart and Vascular Institute, the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute, the MemorialCare Rehabilitation Institute, the MemorialCare Orthopedic Institute, the MemorialCare Neuroscience Institute, MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center, Stroke Program and the Emergency Department and Trauma Center.

Miller Children's Hospital is located on the campus of Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.

History[edit]

Long Beach Memorial was first established as Seaside Hospital in 1907, then incorporated as Seaside Memorial Hospital on June 23, 1937. In 1960, it moved to its present location. In April 2012, Susan Melvin, D.O., clinical professor at UCI-School of Medicine and Western University of Health Sciences, assumed the position of Chief Medical Officer.[2] The hospital is a recognized Magnet Hospital.

Union[edit]

Registered Nurses of LBMMC have been represented by the California Nurses Association since 2001, a labor union and professional nurses association.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Long Beach Memorial Medical Center". US News & World Report. 2012. Retrieved May 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ Staff Reports (April 30, 2012). "Prominent Physician Named Long Beach Memorial Chief Medical Officer". Long Beach Post. Retrieved May 1, 2012. 

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