Long Beach hospitals

Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Fundraising Partnership With Kohl’s Raises $260,000

Suzie Reinsvold, COO, Miller Children’s (center) joins Rita Goshert, manager, Child Life Program, (3rd from right), and Danny Luna, Miller Children’s Injury Prevention Coordinator (4th from right) to receive a check to help fund pediatric injury prevention initiatives in Long Beach from Kohl’s Department store managers.   Suzie Reinsvold, COO, Miller Children’s (center) joins Rita Goshert, manager, Child Life Program, (3rd from right), and Danny Luna, Miller Children’s Injury Prevention Coordinator (4th from right) to receive a check to help fund pediatric injury prevention initiatives in Long Beach from Kohl’s Department store managers.

Long Beach Memorial Receives Award for Stroke Care for Third Consecutive Year

long-beach-memorial Long Beach Memorial has received the Get With The Guidelines® – Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients for the third consecutive year.

Police Seek Information Concerning Toddlers Found Alone

lbpd-toddlers Today at approximately 8:45 a.m., Long Beach police were dispatched to Atlantic Avenue and 60th Street after a passer-by saw two small children that were alone and called police. The children, both African-American boys, are approximately one and two years of age, and appear to be in good health.

LBFD Adopts PulsePoint App to Alert Citizens to Persons in Need of CPR

lbfd-pulse-point To aid cardiac arrest victims quickly, the Long Beach Fire Department, The PulsePoint Foundation and Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach are making the PulsePoint app available to individuals in the City of Long Beach.

Long Beach Health Department Well-Prepared to Respond to Ebola Occurrence If Needed

ebola Earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that there is a confirmed case of Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) in Texas. The Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services (Health Department) would like to reassure the residents of Long Beach that there are no suspected cases of Ebola here in our City.

For The Child in Need of Volunteers For Child Abuse Response Team

for-the-child Do you have a desire to help children and their families at a time of great vulnerability and confusion for them? For The Child, a child abuse prevention and intervention agency is seeking volunteers for one of its most important services: its Child Abuse Response Team (CART).

Long Beach Memorial Awarded for Saving Lives Through Organ Donations

long-beach-memorial The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recognized Long Beach Memorial with its Gold Medal of Honor—one of just two hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties and only eight in California honored for remarkable efforts in saving lives through organ donations.

U.S. News and World Report Ranks Long Beach Memorial Among Nations Best

long-beach-memorial For the 20th time since U.S. News and World Report started publishing a rigorous assessment of more than 5,000 U.S. hospitals, Long Beach Memorial has earned a place nationally among “Best Hospitals.” Long Beach Memorial is listed as one of the nation’s best in the Diabetes and Endocrinology Category and “high performing” in 10 additional clinical categories.

Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach Changes Name

miller-children-womens-hosp Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach  announced Monday that the hospital will be changing its name to Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach effective immediately. The decision to re-name the hospital was made in an effort to reflect the full level of care the hospital provides.

CSULB Graduate Student Brittney Widler Receives 2014 Patricia Rathmann Hartford Dietetic Internship Scholarship

Gail Frank (at left), professor of nutrition and director of the CSULB’s Dietetic Internship Program, presents Brittney Widler with her check as this year’s winner of the Patricia Rathmann Hartford Dietetic Internship Scholarship. –Photo by David J. Nelson/Cal State Long Beach Gail Frank (at left), professor of nutrition and director of the CSULB’s Dietetic Internship Program, presents Brittney Widler with her check as this year’s winner of the Patricia Rathmann Hartford Dietetic Internship Scholarship.

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