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Section: HOI News - posted in 2014

Hoag Orthopedic Institute Earns 2014 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Performance in the 95th Percentile in Patient Experience
Nov 12, 2014
Hoag Orthopedic Institute Receives 2014 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Achieving 95 th Percentile in Overall Patient Experience IRVINE, Calif. – Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI) was awarded the 2014 Guardian of Excellence Award by ...
6th Annual Orthopedic Nursing Symposium Recap 2014
Nov 6, 2014
6th Annual Orthopedic Nursing Symposium 2014 On October 27, 2014, 128 nurses, physical therapists, physicians, and pharmacists joined together to learn more about orthopedic patient care. The 6th Annual Orthopedic Symposium was a success! This year, ...
Hoag Orthopedic Institute and Surgical Warranties in Los Angeles Times
Sep 15, 2014
Dr. James Caillouette was featured in the Los Angeles Times recently on the topic of surgical warranties. Hoag Orthopedic Institute has long been an innovator; read the article to learn more about this new concept. Considering surgery? Some ...
Staff of the Season – Spring 2014
Aug 20, 2014
Hoag Orthopedic Institute would like to thank these wonderful staff members for their outstanding work! Dr. Nader Nassif is actively thinking of his patients at all times. His caring disposition for everyone, including the HOI staff, is what sets him ...
Hoag Orthopedic Institute’s Dr. David Kruse Named USA Gymnastics Athlete Care Coordinator
Aug 13, 2014
Dr. Kruse to Serve As Athlete Care Coordinator and Help Lead Safety Standards for the Country’s Top Professional Gymnasts Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI) is proud to announce that David Kruse, M.D., a sports medicine physician at HOI, has been ...
Staff of the Season – Winter 2014
Jun 18, 2014
Hoag Orthopedic Institute would like to congratulate our Winter Staff of the Season! Alicia White is a Nurse Practitioner who works with many of our Orthopedic Surgeons and has been nominated by her peers as Employee of the Season for being an ...
Hoag Orthopedic Institute Goes To Vegas – NAON’s 34th Annual Congress
Jun 9, 2014
What Happens in Vegas Definitely Does Not Stay in Vegas: Hoag Orthopedic Institute RN’s Travel to Las Vegas for NAON’s 34 th Annual Congress By: Morgan Pierce HOI Orthopedic Nurse 2 nd Floor Empowerment. This was the word Kay Wagner, the ...
Looking for an Orthopedic Doctor?
Jun 4, 2014
Hoag Orthopedic Institute has nationally respected surgeons specializing in conditions related to: Arthritis Ankle & Foot Fracture Care Hand & Wrist Knee & Hip Pain Management Shoulder & Elbow Spine Sports Medicine Call for a ...
Building Strong Bones for a Strong Future
May 19, 2014
Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass density and structural deterioration of bone tissue. This leads to bone fragility and increased risk of fracture. Major causes are low Calcium intake, Vitamin D deficiency, inadequate physical ...
The Many Faces of Nursing – National Nurses Week
May 6, 2014
Exactly Who Are These Special People? In honor of National Nurses Day which is always celebrated on May 6th and opens National Nurses Week, we wanted to take time to highlight and honor our stellar nursing team at Hoag Orthopedic Institute. ...
National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
May 2, 2014
Hoag Orthopedic Institute Raises Awareness about Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures During National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. Although an estimated 9 million adults in ...
Hoag Orthopedic Institute Thanks Employees for Years of Service
Apr 7, 2014
In conjunction with the entire Hoag Family, several HOI employees were recently recognized for their years of service at both Hoag and HOI. It is an honor to recognize the following HOI team members. Please congratulate them for their years of ...
Dr. Jeremy Smith on Driving Posture
Mar 17, 2014
A new report stated that Southern California has the worst traffic in the U.S. Dr. Jeremy Smith, spine surgeon at Hoag Orthopedic Institute, recently spoke with Tim Conway Jr. on KFI Radio about how to keep your back healthy even when you’re on ...
NOW HIRING – Clinical Orthopedic Research Fellow
Mar 10, 2014
The Orthopedic Education and Research Institute (OERI) at Hoag Orthopedic Institute is offering a one year orthopedic research fellowship position in the Orthopedic Education and Research Institute. The fellowship runs from July 1, 2014 to June 30, ...
Hoag Orthopedic Institute Featured in OCBJ
Feb 24, 2014
Healthcare reporter for the Orange County Business Journal, Vita Reed, recently stopped by Hoag Orthopedic Institute to see why there has been such a buzz about us in Orange County, and abroad. On her tour she met with key staff, interviewed CEO ...
Lynne Hill Wins Coveted Daisy Award
Feb 7, 2014
HUGE KUDOS TO LYNNE HILL, RN WINNER OF THE PRESTIGIOUS DAISY AWARD Nominations for The DAISY Award are written by fellow RNs, patients, family members, physicians, and staff. They take the time to do so because they have been, in some way, impacted ...
HOI Surgeons Join Angels’ Medical Team
Feb 3, 2014
Hoag Orthopedic Institute is proud to announce that two of its orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Robert Grummet and Dr. Michael F. Shepard, are now a part of the Anaheim Angels’ medical staff. Both physicians will work with the Angels team as a part of ...
The Importance of Sports Medicine and Preventing Cycling Injuries
Jan 29, 2014
We recently sat down with sports medicine specialist Dr. James Ting and asked him a few questions about preventive sports medicine and some tips for cycling aficionados. In what ways can sports medicine professionals take a proactive role in ...
Vitamin D and Muscle Mass
Jan 20, 2014
A study by the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism examined the effect of Vitamin D supplementation on muscle size and the reduction in the risk of falls in older adults. Participants were given a placebo or 4000 IU of Vitamin D daily. ...