Providence St. John's, Little Company of Mary, Holy Cross and Tarzana medical centers were recently honored by Healthgrades. St. John's and Little Company of Mary received patient safety awards. Holy Cross and Tarzana were awarded for women's health.
Saving someone's life can be simple. That was the message being spread by firefighters in the Santa Clarita Valley on Thursday. They set up a CPR training station in front of Wal-mart on Carl Boyer Drive, teaching residents how to do chest compressions.
A fifth of all people living with HIV don't even know they have the disease. The SCV Pregnancy Center is offering free HIV screenings to the first 100 people who schedule an appointment, starting Tuesday.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center is the first hospital in the nation to conduct an MRI scan of a patient implanted with a new MRI-compatible pacemaker – a breakthrough because metal implants often exclude patient from this imaging because of the strong magnet force.
The number of reported cases of measles and flu deaths in the state of California have increased considerably from last year’s statistics, California Department of Public Health officials announced Monday.
Working With Autism, an autism service organization, plans to hold a free informational workshop for autistic teenagers and their parents at Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School on March 24, event officials announced Monday.
After receiving approval from state and church officials, Providence Health and Services of Southern California will assume sponsorship of Saint John's Health Center on Saturday, making it Providence's sixth hospital in Los Angeles County.
Covered California is facing a project budget deficit for Fiscal Year 2015-16. The federal grant put in place to establish the state's health care exchange is set to expire in December. The long-term sustainability of Covered California is being debated.
Four of Providence Southern California's five hospitals received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades, an online source that compares and evaluates physicians and hospitals to help patients make an informed choice.