Huntington Hospital Named America’s 100 Best for Cardiac Care and Coronary Intervention Two Years in a Row by Healthgrades

first_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week 16 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Top of the News Huntington Hospital is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for cardiac care and coronary intervention according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. Every year, Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 32 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions using Medicare data, and outcomes in appendectomy and bariatric surgery using all-payer data provided by 16 states.“Now more than ever, consumers understand the importance of hospital quality and starting to become more diligent when researching where they receive care,” said Brad Bowman, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Healthgrades. “When selecting a hospital, consumers can feel confident in the America’s 100 Best Hospitals for cardiology for their commitment to quality care and exceptional outcomes.”Huntington Hospital is currently expanding its care capabilities with its new Huntington Heart and Vascular Center, creating state-of-the-art facilities to provide cutting edge, compassionate care to our cardiology patients. The new facility is set to open late 2020.“I’m so proud our hospital has been named one of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best for Cardiac Care and Coronary Intervention, now for the second year in a row,” said Lori J. Morgan, MD, MBA, President and CEO, Huntington Hospital. “These designations are a testament to the world-class care our entire cardiovascular services team offers our patients.”“While the pandemic continues, our number one priority is caring for our community,” shares Azhil (Alex) Durairaj, MD, medical director, cardiovascular services, Huntington Hospital. “Our cardiovascular team works hard every day to provide excellent and safe care to our patients. Heart disease impacts so many of our friends and family members. I encourage you to make your physical and mental well-being your first-priority during this challenging time – please see your doctor and don’t delay the vital care you need.”Huntington Hospital was also recognized by Healthgrades for the following clinical achievements:• Recipient of the Healthgrades Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ for 2 Years in a Row (2020-2021)• Recipient of the Healthgrades Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ for 2 Years in a Row (2020-2021)• Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Cardiac Services for 2 Years in a Row (2020-2021)• Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Cardiology Services in 2021• Named Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 2 Years in a Row (2020-2021)• Named Among the Top 10% in the Nation for Cardiology Services for 2 Years in a Row (2020-2021)• Five-Star Recipient for Valve Surgery for 2 Years in a Row (2020-2021)• Five-Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures for 3 Years in a Row (2019-2021)• Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Attack for 2 Years in a Row (2020-2021)• Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Heart Failure for 4 Years in a Row (2018-2021)For its analysis, Healthgrades evaluated approximately 45 million Medicare inpatient records for nearly 4,500 short-term acute care hospitals nationwide to assess hospital performance in 32 common conditions and procedures, and evaluated outcomes in appendectomy and bariatric surgery using all-payer data provided by 16 states.Healthgrades recognizes a hospital’s quality achievements for cohort-specific performance, specialty area performance, and overall clinical quality. Individual procedure or condition cohorts are designated as 5-star (statistically significantly better than expected), 3-star (not statistically different from expected) and 1-star (statistically significantly worse than expected). The complete Healthgrades 2021 Report to the Nation and detailed study methodology, can be found at https://partners.healthgrades.com/healthgrades-quality-solutions/healthgrades-quality-awards/.About Huntington HospitalHuntington Hospital, www.huntingtonhospital.org, is a 619-bed nonprofit hospital in Pasadena, California. The hospital offers the full spectrum of care for every need, in a variety of settings and through community partnerships. From primary care to urgent care, and from emergency care to trauma care, Huntington Hospital and its partners, ensure that community members receive the right care, in the right place, at the right time. The hospital has received six consecutive ‘A’ grades by The Leapfrog Group, a national distinction recognizing Huntington Hospital’s achievements protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. Learn more about us on Facebook www.facebook.com/huntingtonmemorialhospital and on Twitter @huntingtonnews. Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. 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Freddie Mac Update: A Look at Non-Performing Loans

first_imgHome / Daily Dose / Freddie Mac Update: A Look at Non-Performing Loans About Author: Christina Hughes Babb Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily October 6, 2020 1,602 Views The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Share Save Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Christina Hughes Babb is a reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Southern Methodist University, she has been a reporter, editor, and publisher in the Dallas area for more than 15 years. During her 10 years at Advocate Media and Dallas Magazine, she published thousands of articles covering local politics, real estate, development, crime, the arts, entertainment, and human interest, among other topics. She has won two national Mayborn School of Journalism Ten Spurs awards for nonfiction, and has penned pieces for Texas Monthly, Salon.com, Dallas Observer, Edible, and the Dallas Morning News, among others. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Freddie Mac Update: A Look at Non-Performing Loans Related Articles Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Reaching into its mortgage-related investments portfolio, it announced the auctioning of 2,806 non-performing residential first lien loans (NPLs), according to Freddie Mac.Specialized Loan Servicing LLC currently services the loans, with a balance of $464 million. The anticipated settlement date of the transaction is in December. Through its advisors, Freddie Mac initiated the marketing of the transaction to potential bidders—including, among others, non-profits and Minority, Women, Disabled and LGBT–on September 8. Oct. 15 is the deadline for qualified bids for the impending Extended Timeline Pool Offering, made up of a reduced pool of loans.The loans were offered as four separate pools of mortgage loans for the SPO offerings.Among the triumphant in the SPO pools and winning bids were Unpaid Principal Balance Loan Count and Average Months Delinquent.Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and First Financial Network, Inc., a woman-owned business, served as advisors on the transactions.Freddie Mac’s sold $8.4 billion of NPLs and securitized more than $66.5 billion of RPLs. They’re comprised of $29.0 billion via fully guaranteed PCs, $28.3 billion via Seasoned Credit Risk Transfer (SCRT) senior/sub securitizations, and $9.3 billion via Seasoned Loans Structured Transaction (SLST) offerings.In June, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released a report on the sale of non-performing loans (NPLs) by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.  The (GSE) Non-Performing Loan Sales Report includes information about NPLs sold through December 31, 2019 and reflects borrower outcomes on NPLs sold through June 30, 2019 and reported through December 31, 2019, DSNews reported at the time.The sale of NPLs reduces the number of delinquent loans GSE portfolios and transfers credit risk to the private sector.  FHFA and the Enterprises impose requirements on NPL buyers designed to achieve more favorable outcomes for borrowers than foreclosure.This report showed that, through December 31, 2019, the Enterprises sold 126,757 NPLs with a total unpaid principal balance (UPB) of $23.8 billion.NPLs sold had an average delinquency of 2.9 years and an average loan-to-value ratio of 91%. The average delinquency for pools sold ranged from 1.4 years to 6.2 years.NPLs in New Jersey, New York and Florida represented nearly half (44%) of the NPLs sold. These three states accounted for 47% of the Enterprises’ loans that were one year or more delinquent as of December 31, 2014, prior to the start of NPL program sales in 2015. Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago  Print This Post Tagged with: NPLs NPLs 2020-10-06 Christina Hughes Babb Previous: Golden State Minority Homeowners, Renters Feeling Extra Financial Strain Next: DS5: Preparing Homeowners for the End of Forbearance Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, News The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more