Providence Health denies claim that it’s punishing a respected California hospital

Providence Health, the giant Catholic healthcare chain fighting an effort by a leading California hospital to end their partnership, is quietly trying to marshal support for its position that it’s better for the two entities to remain together. (More…) How Can You Support Hoag? Get the latest news and updates on Hoag’s efforts to regain […]

California hospital alleges retaliation after seeking to end affiliation with Providence

After filing a lawsuit in May to end its affiliation with Renton, Wash.-based Providence, Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, Calif., is alleging it is now the target of retaliation, according to the Los Angeles Times.   Hoag Memorial said that Providence removed Hoag Memorial’s three facilities from its website of Southern California locations and terminated Hoag […]

Healthgrades’ 50 top hospitals for 2021

Healthgrades released its 2021 America’s Best Hospitals lists Feb. 9. Three lists feature America’s 50, 100 and 250 best hospitals, which represent the top 1 percent, 2 percent and 5 percent of hospitals in the nation, respectively. Healthgrades used 2017-19 Medicare data to evaluate the performance of nearly 4,500 U.S. hospitals in the treatment of 32 conditions […]

An Update from Hoag Leadership

We are grateful for the community’s support in helping Hoag regain its independence from Providence. As a result of these continued efforts, there is positive news to share. Hoag welcomes a decision by the Court to overrule Providence’s objections to the complaint seeking to dissolve the affiliation. The Court’s decision paves the way for Hoag […]

Court Overrules Providence’s Objections to Hoag’s Affiliation Lawsuit, Trial Looms

In a statement, Hoag stated that it welcomes the decision issued Tuesday. A judge in California overruled Providence St. Joseph’s demurrer to the complaint by the Association of Presbyterian Members of Hoag to dissolve Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian’s affiliation with the Renton, Washington-based health system. The ruling, issued Tuesday afternoon by David A. Hoffer, a […]

Hoag CEO on Providence St. Joseph Lawsuit: ‘We can move a lot faster’

Robert Braithwaite said Hoag wants to focus on independently serving their communities in Orange County through population health strategies. Last month, Erik Wexler, president and CEO of Providence Southern California, spoke with HealthLeaders about the organization’s perspective regarding Hoag’s lawsuit against Providence. (More…) How Can You Support Hoag? Get the latest news and updates on […]

U.S. News & World Report: Hoag is the Highest Ranked Hospital in Orange County in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-2021 Best Hospitals Rankings

U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-2021 Best Hospitals Rankings once again named Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian the highest ranked hospital in Orange County, the fourth-best hospital in the Los Angeles metro area and eighth-best in California. The rankings also included national rankings in seven specialty areas and recognition for Hoag’s high performance in 13 specialty procedures.(More…) How Can You Support Hoag? Get […]