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Henry Mayo Workers Strike For Unfair Labor Practices

Over 50 employees with Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital and UE Local 1004, went on a one day strike Monday due to unfair labor practices.  On Monday morning, employee’s stood outside Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital waving signs and asking for a new contract during a one-day strike.  “We are striking today because the hospital has refused to come to negotiate and ...

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Two Providence Hospitals Receive Healthgrades 2023 Patient Safety Excellence Award

Two Providence hospitals in the San Fernando Valley received the 2023 Patient Safety Excellence Award from Healthgrades for their commitment to the safety of their patients.  On Thursday, it was announced that Providence Holy Cross and Providence Saint Joseph Medical Centers received the Healthgrades 2023 Patient Safety Excellence Award, placing them among the nation’s safest acute care hospitals, according to ...

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6 Things You Don’t Expect To Happen At A Hospital

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When you think of a hospital, you probably imagine a clean, quiet place where patients receive the best possible care. But the reality is that hospitals can be chaotic places full of surprises. Here are six things you might not expect to happen when you go to the hospital. You Might Experience Negligence Visiting a New York hospital should be ...

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Child Airlifted From Santa Clarita After Suffering Medical Emergency

One child was airlifted from Golden Oak Community School after reportedly suffering from a medical emergency on Wednesday morning.  At around 9:18 p.m. first responders received reports of a person undergoing a medical emergency on Sara Street in Santa Clarita, according to Supervisor Rubin Munez.  “We were dispatched about a call of an unconscious person on the 27300 block of ...

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Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Names New President

Kevin A. Klockenga has been appointed president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, officials announced Thursday.  Klockenga is set to succeed long-time Henry Mayo President and CEO Roger E. Seaver, who is scheduled to retire March 13 after more than 22 years with the hospital, according to officials. “We are pleased to have Kevin Klockenga join ...

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Providence Holy Cross NICU Expansion Project Secures $750,000 Funding

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Providence Holy Cross neonatal intensive care units (NICU) expansion project has been galvanized by a large federal funding bill.  The expansion, currently underway, received $750,000 in federal funding secured by U.S. Representative Tony Cárdenas significantly boosts the NICU scheduled to open this Spring at the Mission Hills location, Holy Cross officials said. “I’m happy to have contributed to the completion ...

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Two Hospitalized After Vehicle Crashes Into Big Rig On 5 Freeway

Two people were taken to the hospital Monday evening after a vehicle rear-ended a big rig on the 5 Freeway in Newhall.  At around 4:30 p.m. first responders received reports of a crash involving a big rig on the middle lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway, south of Lyons Avenue.  “It came in as a persons trapped call but nobody ...

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Providence Hospitals Offer High-Tech Treatment For Enlarged Prostate

For three years, Marko treated his enlarged prostate with prescription medication until the day his condition sent him to the emergency room. The 57-year-old Tarzana man was in severe discomfort on a trip from South America, having retained at least a day’s worth of urine. For a month, he wore a catheter until he finally found relief with the latest ...

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Pedestrian Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle

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A pedestrian was taken to the hospital Monday after being hit by a vehicle in Canyon Country.  At around 6:30 p.m. Monday, first responders received reports of a traffic accident involving a pedestrian on Sierra Highway and Jakes Way, according to Bernard Peters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.  “One person is on their way to hospital right now,” ...

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Party Bus Driver Hospitalized After Being Hit By Car On 14 Freeway

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A party bus driver was hospitalized Friday night when he was hit by a car after exiting the bus on the 14 Freeway east of Santa Clarita.  At around 9:40 p.m. Friday first responders received reports of a vehicle that had hit a pedestrian on the northbound 14 Freeway and Agua Dulce Canyon Road off-ramp, according to California Highway Patrol ...

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