St. Vincent Medical Center Achieves Silver-level Honors from HHS

ST. VINCENT MEDICAL CENTER WINS SILVER-LEVEL RECOGNITION FOR PATIENT ACCESS TO KIDNEY-PANCREAS ORGAN TRANSPLANT LOS ANGELES (October 8, 2012) – With the highest kidney-pancreas transplant rate and shortest wait time of any kidney-pancreas program in the state, St. Vincent Medical Center’s Multi-Organ Transplant Center has achieved Silver-level status for 2012, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. …

8 Latest Hospital Cardiovascular Expansions

http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-key-specialties/8-latest-hospital-cardiovascular-expansions-102.html Written by Sabrina Rodak | October 02, 2012 Social Sharing Here is a list of eight cardiovascular facility expansions at hospitals from the past two-and-a-half months, beginning with the most recent announcement. 1. St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles opened its Cardiac Care Institute. 2. St. Luke’s Hospital-Miners Campus in Coaldale, Pa., opened its new Heart & Vascular Center, …

Becker’s Hospital Review Announces St. Vincent Cardiac Care Institute

        www.beckershospitalreview.com/hospital-key-specialties/st-vincent-medical-center-in-los-angeles-opens-cardiac-care-institute.html Written by Sabrina Rodak | October 02, 2012 Social Sharing St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles announced the opening of its Cardiac Care Institute. The facility offers inpatient and outpatient cardiac care from one location. Services include diagnostic testing, minimally invasive interventions, health education and lifestyle modification and medication management, among others.

11th Annual St. Vincent Medical Center Free Health Fair

Los Angeles, CA (September 5, 2012) – St. Vincent Medical Center will sponsor the 11th annual free Health Fair on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Health Fair Clinicians will be on hand at the fair, 2222 Ocean View Ave. (across the 3rd Street bridge from St. Vincent Medical Center), to provide mammography screening, flu shots, cholesterol …

Dr. Seth Talks About Symptoms of Hantavirus

ER physician Sanjeev Seth, MD talks to KNX and describes the incubation period and symptoms of the disease that people can contract from mouse droppings in wilderness areas like national parks.    

House Clinic Neurotologist Recommends Hearing Screenings for People Over 50

House Clinic neurotologist William Luxford, MD explains why it’s so important for people 50 and older to get regular hearing screenings despite a contrary and controversial new recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/story?section=news%2Fhealth%2Fyour_health&id=8776806