Regional Blog & News

Insights and perspectives across the Providence health system

  • Providence Little Company of Mary: proud to be named a 2019 Honor Roll award recipient for patient safety

    Providence Little Company of Mary: proud to be named a 2019 Honor Roll award recipient for patient safety

    Honor roll hospitals must meet a rigorous threshold and have had a Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A for the past three reporting periods.

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  • Spotlight on our Women & Children’s Clinical Institute

    Spotlight on our Women & Children’s Clinical Institute

    The Institute ensures that patients receive greater gynecological health, safer deliveries and healthier newborns.

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  • A Christmas Birth Story

    A Christmas Birth Story

    The Carter Family got their Christmas gift a little early, as daughter Ady Jo Carter made her debut on December 23, 2019, two days past Candice's due date at Mission Hospital.

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  • A birth story

    A birth story

    A new mother found the support she needed at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance.

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  • Tips To Prepare For Orthopedic Surgery

    Tips To Prepare For Orthopedic Surgery

    At the Mission Hospital Orthopedic Clinical Institute, you’ll find our team of caregivers is committed to providing every patient with a compassionate, caring experience from start to finish.

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  • Not Your Father’s Back Surgery

    Not Your Father’s Back Surgery

    Most back pain sufferers don’t need surgery, but for those who do, today’s back procedures are almost unrecognizable from surgeries 20 years ago.

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  • Mission Hospital’s Youth Alcohol and Drug Prevention Campaign Wins National Public Heath Award

    Mission Hospital’s Youth Alcohol and Drug Prevention Campaign Wins National Public Heath Award

    Mission Hospital’s substance use prevention campaigns, Raising Healthy Teens and Strength in Numbers awarded National Berreth Award by National Public Health Information Coalition.

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  • St. Jude is Making Strides in Hip Surgery

    St. Jude is Making Strides in Hip Surgery

    Kyle Hart was home for winter break when he went for what the committed cross-country athlete considered an easy, warm-up run—just five miles. But the pain in his hip, which had been steadily growing

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  • Questions about pregnancy and child development? There’s an app for that.

    Questions about pregnancy and child development? There’s an app for that.

    Download Circle by Providence to your smartphone at no cost and get connected to a comprehensive network of local, Providence-approved resources and tools for mothers and moms-to-be.

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  • Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of the Decade

    Providence St. Joseph Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of the Decade

    The Nesting Place care team at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center welcomed the first baby of the decade, Axl Ray Johnson.

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  • What to expect when delivering at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

    What to expect when delivering at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance

    Kathy Marafino, RN, manager of labor and delivery and the mother-baby unit, answers questions about what to expect when delivering at the hospital.

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  • Providence Little Company of Mary Bariatric Wellness Center receives national recognition

    Providence Little Company of Mary Bariatric Wellness Center receives national recognition

    Patients seeking surgical treatment for obesity and its related conditions have a high-quality choice at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance.

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  • Clinical trials offer new options for advanced prostate cancer

    Clinical trials offer new options for advanced prostate cancer

    Recent research has opened up new treatment options for men with advanced prostate cancer.

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  • Our Family Caring for Your Family: St. Jude’s Motto Finds New Meaning

    Our Family Caring for Your Family: St. Jude’s Motto Finds New Meaning

    A father’s importance and influence is often unmistakable. And that is especially true for the McCoys. “Our dad not only gave us a love of medicine, he provided a powerful example of how to do it

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  • Mission Hospital Expands Heart and Vascular Institute with TAVR: An Innovative Heart Valve Replacement Procedure

    Mission Hospital Expands Heart and Vascular Institute with TAVR: An Innovative Heart Valve Replacement Procedure

    Mission Hospital announced it has expanded its comprehensive Heart and Vascular Institute to offer the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure.

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  • Family tradition warms hearts of tens of thousands Christmas Day

    Family tradition warms hearts of tens of thousands Christmas Day

    Dr. Gary Ott and his family make an annual musical Christmas Day visit to the cardiac units at Providence St. Vincent

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  • Learning to walk again, step by step

    Learning to walk again, step by step

    Robotic exoskeleton helps patients relearn to walk at Providence Little Company of Mary San Pedro.

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  • Camino Health Center Auxiliary Fashion Show Raises Nearly $250,000 to Help Ensure Affordable Health Care for Thousands

    Camino Health Center Auxiliary Fashion Show Raises Nearly $250,000 to Help Ensure Affordable Health Care for Thousands

    Highlights of designer winter collections were showcased at the Camino Health Center Auxiliary Fashion Show and Luncheon, presented by South Coast Plaza, on November 15, 2019 at Monarch Beach Resort.

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  • Making the Pain Stop

    Making the Pain Stop

    An allergic reaction to a commonly inhaled medication left 13-year-old Cera feeling like she had “been burned from the inside out”— and the pain continued to grow worse. Within a few months, the young

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  • Rehabbing Injured Hearts

    Rehabbing Injured Hearts

    This year, nearly 800,000 Americans will have a heart attack and another 550,000 will receive a diagnosis of heart failure.

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