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Long Beach Memorial has joined the “80% by 2018” initiative – a National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable initiative in which organizations are working toward the goal of screening 80% of adults aged 50 and older for colorectal cancer by 2018.
Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach employees celebrated National Wear Red Day by creating a “human heart” to raise awareness of heart disease in women.
Long Beach Memorial and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach employees kicked-off American Heart Month by celebrating National Wear Red Day on Friday, Feb.
The event served as the perfect way to kick-off National Diabetes Awareness Month, which runs throughout November.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes.
The MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Long Beach Memorial has received the Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure.
Eleven Long Beach Memorial nurse volunteers trained community members in hands-only CPR.
In honor of National CPR Week, the MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute (MHVI) at Long Beach Memorial collaborated with the American Heart Association and the LA County Emergency Medical Services Agency to host a free hands-only CPR training session on Thursday, June 2.
Toni Knox-Smith, cancer survivor, showing off CAbi designer clothing at the6th Annual Love Your Mentors Fashion Show.
More than 300 community members showed their support for the Women Guiding Women: Cancer Support & Education Program, part of the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute at Long Beach Memorial, at the 6th Annual “Love Your Mentors” Fashion Show & Silent Auction on Saturday, March 12.
Kristin Mascotti, M.D.
One of the nation’s highly respected physician leaders and innovators in clinical quality and best practice, evidence-based medicine has joined Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach and Community Hospital Long Beach as the Quality Medical Officer.
Long Beach Memorial is one of just 5% of U.S. hospitals and the only Southern California community-based teaching hospital recognized for continuous, outstanding dedication to patient safety by maintaining an “A” grade in every Hospital Safety Score evaluation.
According to the American Cancer Society, one in eight women will develop breast cancer and one in 75 women will develop ovarian cancer during their lifetime. On Sept. 26, the 16th Annual Team Spirit Breast & Ovarian Cancer 5K & 10K will bring together thousands of survivors, family members and friends affected by these cancers to raise funds for the MemorialCare Todd Cancer Institute (TCI) at Long Beach Memorial.
John Bishop named CEO of 3 area hospitals.
MemorialCare Health System, a nationally recognized nonprofit health system with hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange counties, announced that Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach, Community Hospital Long Beach and Seaside Health Plan’s Chief Financial Officer John Bishop has been appointed CEO of the three hospitals.