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UCI Medical Center earns Comprehensive Hypertension Center Certification from the American Heart Association
July 14, 2021
UCI Medical Center has been awarded the American Heart Association’s Comprehensive Hypertension Center Certification for its commitment to...
UCI Health study in JAMA Networks finds COVID-19 vaccination reduced infection rates among healthcare personnel
July 09, 2021
A new study published in JAMA Network saw a reduction of COVID-19 infection rates among healthcare personnel at UCI Health after receiving the...
UCI Health brings expertise and advanced care to south Orange County
July 07, 2021
UCI Health — Laguna Hills exterior
UCI Health is now offering south Orange County residents access to the clinical expertise and advanced care of the county’s only academic...
UCI Health acute care surgery units honored with Beacon Award for Excellence
July 02, 2021
UCI Medical Center’s inpatient acute care surgery units have earned the silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence from the American...
Critical need for blood donations to ease nation-wide shortage
June 17, 2021
The nation is in the midst of a blood shortage and the UCI Blood Donor Center is in dire need of blood donations, especially Type ‘O,’...
UCI Medical Center named an age-friendly health system
June 04, 2021
Age-friendly Health Systems badge 2021
UCI Medical Center received the highest designation for excellence in caring for older hospitalized patients from the Institute for Healthcare...
Chao family gifts for UCI Health cancer care top $50 million
June 01, 2021
Architect's rendering of the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Ambulatory Care in Irvine
With its current gift, longtime UCI Health benefactors, the Chao family, have committed $50 million since 1995 to UCI Health toward advancing...
Game-changing technology pulverizes kidney stones
May 20, 2021
Super-pulsed thulium laser used on kidney stones.
UCI Health urologists have tested a new laser technology that can reduce even large kidney stones to dust, which can be easily suctioned or flushed...
Teens should get the COVID-19 vaccine, a UCI Health pediatric infectious disease expert tells parents
May 17, 2021
Dr. Coleen Cunningham is chair of the UCI School of Medicine's Department of pediatrics and senior vice president for CHOC Children's Hospital of Orange County.
Now that a COVID-19 vaccine is approved for children ages 12 and older, parents should get their kids vaccinated, said UCI Health pediatric...
UCI Health earns 14th consecutive "A" grade in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group
April 29, 2021
LeapfrogSpring2021
UCI Health has received a 14th consecutive “A” grade in The Leapfrog Group’s biannual Hospital Safety Grade, which rates how well...

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