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Nursing (INACTIVE)

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  • Nursing center indicted in patient death

    GLENDALE — The Montrose-based Valley Skilled Nursing and Wellness Centre was named in a grand jury indictment for abuse and neglect after a patient killed himself by discharging a handheld fire extinguisher down his throat, officials said. State...
  • Hospitals tackle patient readmission problem

    Hospitals tackle patient readmission problem
    A task force made up of representatives from Glendale hospitals and healthcare agencies is looking at why more than 20% of high-risk patients are readmitted within 30 days of being released. About 40,000 patients are discharged from local hospitals...
  • Nursing facility under investigation again

    Nursing facility under investigation again
    MONTROSE — Officials at the state attorney general’s office say investigators are looking into a recent incident involving a nursing facility patient who ran away and barricaded himself in a neighborhood restaurant. Officials declined to...
  • Senior Living Q & A: Verify a parent's care

    Q. My mom is in a nursing home and I visit her three times a week after work. My sister visits also. What should we be aware of? You want to have a good relationship with the nurses and treat them with the respect they deserve, but you still need to...
  • DVD review: Roger Corman takes on healthcare

    DVD review: Roger Corman takes on healthcare
    The latest in Shout Factory's Roger Corman series compiles four movies from the early ‘70s — “Private Duty Nurses” (1971), “Night Call Nurses” (1972), “The Young Nurses” (1973) and “Candy Stripe...
  • Delizia Marie DiOrio

      Delizia Marie DiOrio passed from this life on November 18th, 2011, in the loving comfort of her own home, surrounded by all of her children. Delizia “Doll or Dolly” Marie DiOrio was born on June 7, 1926 in Chicago, IL. She met Frank DiOrio...
  • Medical center names new CEO

    Glendale Adventist Medical Center has hired a new chief executive, hospital officials announced Thursday. Kevin Roberts, who hails from Hawaii, will take over as president and chief executive on Dec. 5. He replaces Morre Dean, who resigned in June to...
  • Maxine Schlenker Johnson

      Maxine was born December 2, 1925, in Fresno, California. She passed away April 22, 2011, at the age of 85. She graduated from South Gate High School in 1943. She graduated from California Hospital where she became a Registered Nurse. While a student at...
  • Verdugo Hills Hospital hopes for a boost

    Verdugo Hills Hospital hopes for a boost
    Local business and medical professionals are hopeful that the planned merger of Verdugo Hills Hospital into USC's Keck Medical Services will bring an infusion of resources to the facility on Verdugo Boulevard. Wes Seastrom, chairman of the La Cañada...
  • Verdugo Hills Hospital doctors expect mixed bag

    With USC's acquisition of Verdugo Hills Hospital finalized last week, doctors on staff at Verdugo Hills are saying the merger's impact likely will be a mixed bag. Dr. Ben Pradhan, an orthopedic surgeon, said USC’s acquisition of the hospital will...
  • Local doc finds way to give back to Armenia

    Local doc finds way to give back to Armenia
    La Cañada Flintridge resident Armond Kotikian, DDS, MD, is used to plying his trade as an oral maxillofacial surgeon in the well-equipped surgical theaters of Glendale Adventist and Glendale Memorial hospitals. But he got a lesson in improvisation while...