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NATIONAL STUDY: Prime Healthcare California Hospitals Achieve 87 Five-Star and 14 Specialty Excellence Awards from Healthgrades
Oct 20, 2016

(Ontario, CA, October 20, 2016) – Prime Healthcare’s 15 California hospitals have achieved a total of 87 5-star achievements and 14 Specialty Excellence Awards from Healthgrades, the leading online resource helping consumers make informed ...

NATIONAL STUDY: Alvarado Only California Hospital Named Among America's 100 Best 4 Years in a Row
Oct 18, 2016

Alvarado Hospital announced today that it is the only hospital in California to be named America’s 100 Best Hospitals™ for Orthopedic and Spine Surgery four years in a row (2014-2017), according to Healthgrades. Healthgrades, the leading ...

DINNER WITH OUR DOCTORS SERIES COVERS KNEE AND SHOULDER PAIN
Oct 5, 2016

Alvarado Hospital is pleased to offer two educational dinner seminars on joint pain presented by our orthopedic specialists on Oct. 20 and 27, 2016 at Gordon Biersch Restaurant. The lectures are, specifically on knee and shoulder pain. Alvarado ...

Dr. Prem Reddy Once Again Recognized Among the Most Influential Healthcare Leaders in the Nation
Oct 1, 2016

Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP, Chairman, President and CEO of Prime Healthcare, has once again been named to Modern Healthcare’s prestigious list of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” for 2016. This is the third time that ...

MEDIA ADVISORY: ONE-OF-A-KIND GOLF TOURNAMENT SHOWCASES GOLF AS THERAPY FOR SURVIVORS
Sep 15, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY Randy Jones Joins Our One-of-a-Kind Golf Tournament Pairs Abled-bodied Golfers from Community/Physicians with Neurologically and/or Physically Challenged Golfers TODAY TODAY, SEPT. 15, 1:30-5 P.M. – MISSION VALLEY AREA WHAT: San ...

DR. PREM REDDY ONCE AGAIN RECOGNIZED AMONG THE MOST INFLUENTIAL HEALTHCARE LEADERS IN THE NATION
Sep 2, 2016

Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP, Chairman, President and CEO of Prime Healthcare, has once again been named to Modern Healthcare' s prestigious list of the "100 Most Influential People in Healthcare" for 2016. This is the third time that Dr. ...

IN-PATIENT REHAB RECOMMENDED OVER NURSING HOMES FOR STROKE REHAB
Jul 28, 2016

For the first time, guidelines have been developed by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for rehabilitation after a stroke and released in May 2016. "Previous guidelines have focused on the medical issues involved in the ...

ALVARADO ACHIEVES 4 STARS IN NEW GOVERNMENT RATING SYSTEM
Jul 28, 2016

Alvarado Hospital achieved four stars in the new government “Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings,” which were released July 27, 2016, on the Hospital Compare website. Alvarado was one of only two hospitals in the city of San Diego to ...

Dr. Reddy in Conversation with The Advisory Board's Managing Director, Eric Larsen
Jul 18, 2016

We are pleased to share this Q & A featuring Dr. Reddy and Prime Healthcare and the Managing Director of the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is a prestigious healthcare advisory organization located on three continents, and their Daily ...

ALVARADO PHYSICIAN CO-AUTHORS IMPORTANT TESTOSTERONE STUDY PUBLISHED BY MAYO CLINIC
Jun 21, 2016

On June 21, 2016, Mayo Clinic Proceedings published an important article on men’s health and testosterone. In 2015 the FDA compelled label changes for all testosterone products marketed in the United States. This label change effectively ...

ALVARADO DESIGNATED AMONG AMERICA'S 100 BEST HOSPITALS FOR SPINE SURGERY IN 2016
May 19, 2016

Alvarado Hospital was recognized among America’s 100 Best™ for Spine Surgery in 2016. This is the third year in a row Alvarado Hospital has received this distinction from Healthgrades. This puts Alvarado Hospital in the top 5% of ...

ALVARADO NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED FOR LOW RATE OF SERIOUS COMPLICATIONS
May 18, 2016

Alvarado Hospital was recognized for being one of 49 hospitals nationally to have the lowest proportion of serious medical errors per hospital discharge, according to Becker’s Infection Control & Clinical Quality (April 12, 2016). The ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL NAMED AMONG TOP 5% IN NATION FOR PATIENT SAFETY IN 2016
Apr 14, 2016

Hospital Named among Top 5% in Nation for Patient Safety and Clinical Excellence in 2016 Alvarado Hospital was recognized as being among the top 5% in the nation for patient safety by Healthgrades. The Healthgrades 2016 Patient Safety Excellence ...

PRIME HEALTHCARE HAS MORE PATIENT SAFETY EXCELLENCE AWARDS THAN ANY OTHER HEALTH SYSTEM
Apr 13, 2016

All Prime Healthcare Hospitals in California Awarded Prime Healthcare has achieved national recognition by having more 2016 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award recipients than any other health system in the country. Twenty Prime Healthcare ...

SEX IN OUR CITY SEMINAR BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND
Apr 7, 2016

Alvarado Hospital's popular Sex in Our City will be held Thursday, May 5, 2016, and feature a dinner, dessert and discussion for women only. Led by internationally renowned Dr. Irwin Goldstein and a panel of experts, the discussion on the latest ...

DR. PREM REDDY ONCE AGAIN RECOGNIZED AMONG THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PHYSICIAN EXECUTIVES AND LEADERS IN THE NATION
Apr 7, 2016

(Ontario, CA, April 6, 2016) – Prem Reddy, MD, FACC, FCCP, Chairman, President and CEO of Prime Healthcare Services, has been named to Modern Healthcare’s prestigious list of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives and ...

NEW NON-SURGICAL BELLY BALLOON FOR WEIGHT LOSS NOW OFFERED IN SAN DIEGO
Mar 29, 2016

A new FDA-approved procedure is now being offered in San Diego for weight-loss. The gastric "belly" balloon is a non-surgical, outpatient procedure that has been shown to be up to three times more effective for weight loss than those who do ...

NEW OUTPATIENT SLEEP APNEA TREATMENT NOW OFFERED IN SAN DIEGO AT ALVARADO
Feb 6, 2016

A new outpatient treatment for adults with sleep apnea may help ensure a better night's sleep without the use of a mask or invasive surgery. The FDA-approved therapy called Inspire is now offered for those with moderate to severe obstructive ...

ALVARADO NAMED AMONG NATION'S TOP 5% FOR CLINICAL EXCELLENCE IN 2016
Jan 19, 2016

Alvarado Hospital was ranked among the top 5% in the nation for clinical excellence by Healthgrades for the third year in a row. Alvarado was differentiated from other hospitals in 2016 for overall clinical excellence as measured by objective ...

2016 SEX IN OUR CITY SCHEDULED FOR FEB. 18
Jan 5, 2016

Alvarado Hospital's popular Sex in Our City will be held Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, and feature dinner, dessert and discussion for women only. Led by internationally renowned Dr. Irwin Goldstein and a panel of experts, the discussion on the latest ...

2016 RESOLUTIONS - SURGICAL WEIGHT-LOSS OPTIONS
Jan 1, 2016

If your New Year's Resolution for 2016 is to lose weight-- join us at our next free seminar "Surgical Weight Loss: Is it Right for Me?” on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at 6 p.m. The seminar topics include gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL FIRST IN SAN DIEGO TO PERFORM OMNIBotics ROBOTICS-ASSISTED KNEE REPLACEMENT
Nov 9, 2015

As the first hospital in all of San Diego to perform the OMNIBotics™ robotic-assisted total knee replacement. "This innovative surgery has been successfully performed on multiple patients who suffered from serious pain due to joint ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL NAMED ONE OF AMERICA'S 100 BEST HOSPITALS FOR ORTHOPEDIC AND SPINE SURGERY, CRITICAL CARE
Oct 20, 2015

Healthgrades has recognized Alvarado Hospital as one of America’s 100 Best™ hospitals for 2016. The San Diego hospital has been selected for its excellence in orthopedic surgery, critical care and spine surgery. For the second year in a ...

CHOLL KIM NAMED 2015 SAN DIEGO PHYSICIAN CHAMPION OF THE YEAR
Oct 16, 2015

Choll Kim, MD, PhD, was named 2015 San Diego Physician Champion of the Year (medium-sized company) by the San Diego Business Journal. He was honored at the Hall of Champions in Balboa Park in Oct. 15, 2015. Dr. Kim, who is co-medical director of ...

ALVARADO EMPLOYEES TEAM UP TO MAKE NEIGHBORHOOD A "LITTER LIGHTER"
Oct 2, 2015

Alvarado Hospital employees teamed up to make the neighborhood surrounding the hospital a “litter lighter” on Sept. 30. Almost 40 employees volunteered during their lunch hour to pick up trash along Alvarado Road and Reservoir Drive ...

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