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ALVARADO HOSPITAL NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED WITH AN 'A' FOR THE SPRING 2020 LEAPFROG HOSPITAL SAFETY GRADE
May 27, 2020

Alvarado Hospital was awarded an ‘A’ in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Alvarado Hospital’s achievements providing safer health care. This is the second consecutive year that ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL HAS RESUMED NON-EMERGENCY PROCEDURES IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE, LOCAL GUIDELINES
May 26, 2020

Following COVID-19 guidelines announced by state and local health officials, Alvarado Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, is scheduling elective surgeries and procedures. Michael Brislin, Director of Perioperative Services, said a careful and ...

HOSPITALS REMAIN AVAILABLE FOR ALL MEDICAL EMERGENCIES, NOT JUST COVID-19
Apr 20, 2020

Patients Suffering Non-COVID-19 Emergencies, Such as Heart Attacks or Strokes, Should Not Delay Care and Still Visit ER. Ensuring safe access to emergency medical care continues to be important, even during a pandemic. The Emergency Department ...

ALVARADO HOSPITAL MODIFIES ITS VISITATION POLICY
Mar 14, 2020

Alvarado Hospital has modified its visitation policies in compliance with the order of the Health Officer of The County of San Diego, with the aim of safeguarding the public and its staff against the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ...

Alvarado Hospital Achieves Highest Five-Star Rating from CMS
Feb 4, 2020

Federal Agency Rates Hospital Among Top Nine Percent in Nation Alvarado Hospital earned the highest five-star overall hospital rating by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), placing Alvarado Hospital among the top nine percent of ...

Alvarado Hospital Shows Off New Emergency Department at Grand Opening
Dec 5, 2019

Alvarado Hospital held a grand opening for their new emergency department today. The celebration included a ribbon-cutting ceremony, and tours of the new facility open to the public from 11 AM-3 PM. Members of the community were invited to get an ...

MEDIA ADVISORY: GRAND OPENING OF ALVARADO HOSPITAL'S NEW EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
Dec 5, 2019

Alvarado Hospital holds a grand opening for their new Emergency Services wing. A ribbon cutting ceremony and tours of the facility, open to the public, will be held TODAY. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5 11:00 AM WHAT: Grand opening of the new Emergency ...

Big ER upgrade at Alvarado Medical Center soon to open
Dec 2, 2019

Patients are sure to notice the increased bed space, more spacious waiting room and fresh finishes of the new emergency department at Alvarado Medical Center, but those who will work there every day are most impressed with the sheer gain in square ...

Alvarado Hospital Celebrates Opening of New Emergency Department
Nov 8, 2019

Alvarado Hospital is celebrating the opening of its new emergency department with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday morning, December 5, starting at 11 AM. The public is invited to see a modern, fully-equipped emergency department up close right ...

Alvarado Named Great Community Hospital Second Consecutive Year
Aug 30, 2019

Alvarado Hospital has been recognized, once again, by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “ 100 Great Community Hospitals ” for 2019. This is the second year in a row that the hospital has been so recognized. Alvarado, a 306-bed ...

Alvarado Hospital Volunteers Department: Helping in More Ways Than One
Aug 16, 2019

The Alvarado Hospital volunteers are an invaluable resource. Aside from being the friendly face of the hospital greeting visitors at the front lobby, they help us complete the odd jobs and tasks that allow us to excel at our jobs. But there is ...

Register Now for the SoCal Rehab Golf Classic!
Aug 6, 2019

Register now for this year’s SoCal Rehab Golf Classic, the only tournament in San Diego that pairs able-bodied golfers with the physically-challenged. This year marks the 18th year since its inception. “It’s such a wonderful event! ...

ALVARADO RECOGNIZED FOR PATIENT SAFETY EXCELLENCE
May 20, 2019

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center has been recognized by two national quality ratings organizations for excellence in patient safety. The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2019 awards, announced earlier this month, handed Alvarado Hospital an ...

Alvarado Geriatric Behavioral Health Program Story in the San Diego Union Tribune
Nov 26, 2018

At a time when many hospitals across the nation are cutting mental heath beds, Alvarado Hospital Medical Center is expanding its offerings, recently turning a full wing at its La Mesa complex into a 30-bed behavioral health unit set up to serve ...

Alvarado Hospital Opens 30‐bed Geriatric Behavioral Health Department
Oct 30, 2018

New Program to Fill a Growing Need for Geriatric Care in San Diego. Alvarado Hospital’s new Senior Care Specialty Services Department has received the final clearance to open, and will start to receive patients on Monday, November 5, 2018. The ...

Alvarado's Irwin Goldstein on Genetic Link to Erectile Dysfunction
Oct 24, 2018

Scientists may have discovered a genetic risk factor for erectile dysfunction. There are many causes of the condition, including obesity, smoking, and cardiovascular problems. Those are still likely to be the primary reasons men develop the ...

Alvarado Hospital to Work With ORHub to Increase Surgical Procedure Efficiency
Oct 11, 2018

ORHub Announces Signing of Cooperation Agreement with Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, Led by Internationally Renowned MIS Spine Surgeon, Dr. Choll Kim. ORHub, Inc. (OTCQB: ORHB) (the "Company" or "ORHub"), is a physician-driven ...

Alvarado Hospital Named Great Community Hospital By Becker's Hospital Review
Aug 2, 2018

Alvarado Hospital has been recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “100 Great Community Hospitals” for 2018. Becker’s, a source of business and legal information for healthcare industry leaders, defines a ...

Sex in Our City Free Dinner Seminar Returns
Jul 31, 2018

THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2018, 6 PM. The popular “Sex in Our City” free dinner seminar makes a come-back this month on August 23. World-renowned sexual medicine expert Dr. Irwin Goldstein will preside over a frank discussion about the latest ...

SOCAL REHAB GOLF CLASSIC
Jul 9, 2018

For 16 years, the SoCal Rehab Golf Classic has promoted golf for individuals with physical challenges. This event brings together people with a shared love of golf, both able-bodied and those who have a physical limitation, in a competitive format ...

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center Receives Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award
May 14, 2018

Alvarado Hospital Medical Center announced that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award ™ , a designation that recognizes superior performance of hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, ...

NEW MAMMOGRAPHY SUITE AT ALVARADO HOSPITAL
Mar 16, 2018

Alvarado Hospital added another service it can offer to the community. The hospital has a new advanced Mammography Suite featuring the powerful Siemens Mammomat Inspiration mammogram with “PRIME Technology” that’s designed to ...

Five-Star Care at Alvarado Hospital
Dec 23, 2017

Alvarado Hospital’s rating on the Medicare Hospital Compare website has recently been raised from three to five stars in both inpatient and outpatient care categories. Hospital Compare (https://medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html) is ...

The Joint Commission has recognized Prime Healthcare hospitals as 2017 Pioneers in Quality™ Contributors
Dec 1, 2017

Prime Hospitals recognized for quality improvement in health care (Ontario, CA – November 16, 2017) –The Joint Commission has recognized Prime Healthcare as a Pioneer in Quality contributor. Prime hospitals have implemented new technology ...

Alvarado Hospital recognized by Healthgrades™ as One of 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic and Spine Surgeries for 2018
Oct 26, 2017

Alvarado Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, has been named by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Services tm and Spine Surgery tm for 2018. This makes it the fifth year in a row that Alvarado has achieved ...

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