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Distinguished Hospital Award - Clinical Excellence
January 15, 2013
Northridge Hospital Medical Center has received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ from Healthgrades, a leading provider of comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. This prestigious distinction places Northridge Hospital Medical Center among the top five percent of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for clinical performance.
Northridge Hospital Named One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery
October 23, 2012
Northridge Hospital Medical Center’s CardioVascular surgery program received the “America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery” from Healthgrades, the leading provider of information to help consumers make an informed decision about a physician or hospital. The findings are part of American Hospital Quality Outcomes 2013: Healthgrades Report to the Nation.
Saliba H. Salo is Appointed Northridge Hospital's New President, CEO
September 24, 2012
Dignity Health, the parent company of Northridge Hospital Medical Center, announced the appointment of Saliba Salo as its President and CEO. Salo has served as the Hospital’s interim President since April 2012, and had previously served as Chief Operating Officer since 2008.
Tilted Position Helped Delay Delivery of Premature Baby,
September 29, 2012
CBS2, Amy Johnson Reports
Many call her a miracle baby. Her mom was told to terminate the pregnancy, but after living upside down for months, she had a successful delivery. Watch this inspirational story.
CHANGE Residency Program Asks, "Are You More Fit Than an Eighth-Grader?",
American Academy of Family Physicians
Could you pass a Fitnessgram®? That’s what four second-year residents at Northridge Family Medicine Residency at Northridge Hospital Medical Center asked themselves when they decided to partner with eighth-graders at Northridge Middle School for a community health project.
New Name. Same Mission. January, 2011
Catholic Healthcare West (CHW) announced today that it has restructured its governance and changed its name to Dignity Health. Northridge Hospital Medical Center is now a member of Dignity Health. These changes will have no impact on the operations, policies, or mission of Northridge Hospital Medical Center which remains a non-Catholic hospital, following the Statement of Common Values, and committed to the overall health of the communities it serves.
Santa Ana winds bothering your allergies?
KABC7, December 6, 2011
Calling all allergy sufferers...try these tips for from Dr. Joseph Shapiro, on the medical staff at Northridge Hospital Medical Center as he talks with reporter Denise Dador.
Doctors concerned about antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'.
KABC7, September 15, 2011
Denise Dador reports on a real-life public health hazard faces Americans today: "superbugs" and resistance to them. "The major contributing factor to increasing antibiotic resistance is the use of antibiotics," says Dr. Jon Willen, Infectious Disease, medical staff member at Northridge Hospital.
Their Love is Unimpaired
Daily News, June 26, 2011
Columnist Dennis McCarthy tells the love story of Mike and Kristen DeYoung. Mike, a former Center for Rehabilitation Medicine patient, recently wed Kristen Richardson DeYoung, who works at the Center as an RN.
Brian Stow's Condition Improves
NBC4 Los Angeles, June 23, 2011
Encouraging signs of improvement for Brian Stow, the Giants fan beaten outside Dodger Stadium. Northridge Hospital Neurosurgeon Dr. Todd
Gravori joins Robert Kovacik to discuss what may be next for Stow.
Normal Background Radiation for Southern California
CBS/KCAL9, March 17, 2011
KCAL reporter Juan Fernandez spoke with Leavey's Cancer Center Radiation Oncologist, Afshin Safa, MD, and answers viewers questions about radiation from the compromised Fukushima Nuclear Plant in northern Japan.
Diamonds Offer Breakthrough in Fight Against Cancer
KTLA5, March 10, 2011
KTLA reporter Brandi Hitt talks with Northridge Hospital's Cancer Center's Sheldon Davidson, MD, Oncologist, and Jill Dixon, RN, about a new study on the significance and potential of nanodiamonds in the treatment of chemotherapy-resistant cancers.
KTLA's Mark Kristi Thanks Northridge Hospital
KTLA5, February 28, 2011
So glad to see Mark Kristi back at work and doing so well! Thank you to all the hospital staff and medical staff for the wonderful care and dedication you provide everyday for all our patients.