Angel Medical Center

September 19, 2020

Sepsis Awareness Month Offers Opportunity to Learn about Sepsis Symptoms, Why Infection Prevention Is Critical and That Prompt Treatment Is Critical

By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE The human body is amazingly designed — when working well, its many systems and the organs they serve work in exquisite concert with each other. They help us do everything from processing outside stimuli to digesting food, from facilitating growth to delivering nutrient-rich blood to and […]

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August 31, 2020

Caring for Your Mental Health Is Equally Important to Caring for Your Physical Health during COVID-19

Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE, CEO and CNO of Angel Medical Center I think it’s safe to say that each one of us has processed our feelings about COVID-19 in our own unique ways, but there isn’t a person who would say that the last five months have been easy to deal […]

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July 10, 2020

Angel Medical Center Community Tele-forum: June 29, 2020 (Audio)

Angel Medical Center CEO, CNO Karen Gorby and Tim Layman, Administrative Manager of Clinical Operations at Angel Medical Center, provide an update on Angel Medical Center, the hospital’s coronavirus preparations, as well as the vision for the future. Click below to listen: Angel Medical Center Community Tele-forum: June 29, 2020 (Download transcript PDF)

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June 4, 2020

One Stop, Three Services: Centralized Location Allows Easy Access to Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapy

By Carolyn Comeau A patient recovering from a stroke, a child with developmental delays and an individual affected by dementia might all appear to have different needs, but in reality, rehabilitation services are critical for improving these patients’ lives. Rehab services is an umbrella term that includes multiple, distinct therapeutic modalities. Jon Brown, physical therapist […]

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May 12, 2020

Angel Medical Center’s Team Ready to Fight COVID-19

By Karen Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE, CEO/CNO for Angel Medical Center To say that life has changed drastically for all of us over the last couple months is certainly a huge understatement. With COVID-19, we’re adjusting to a “new normal” of wearing masks at the grocery store, having our homes become classrooms and […]

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April 3, 2020

Angel Medical Center Community Tele-forum: April 1, 2020 (Audio)

Angel Medical Center CEO/CNO Karen Gorby and William Hathaway, MD, Chief Medical Officer at Mission Hospital, discuss the hospital’s COVID-19 preparations and the vision for the future. Click below to listen: Angel Medical Center Community Tele-forum: April 1, 2020 (Download transcript PDF)

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March 12, 2020

Genetic Consultations at Your Convenience: Telehealth Services at Angel Medical Center

By Trisha McBride Ferguson While finding the causes to hereditary health conditions was once a mystery, today genetic evaluations can help patients understand how their genes affect their health and that of their family. Mission Health’s Fullerton Genetics Center now provides telehealth consultations at Angel Medical Center, making it easier than ever for patients in […]

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January 18, 2020

Breathing Easier: Michael Nakamura Credits Support for Improving His Quality of Life after COPD

By Carolyn Comeau Michael Nakamura’s “can do” attitude is contagious, but until he signed on as a participant in Angel Medical Center’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, he was anything but energetic. “In 1999, I got diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, a disease that makes you struggle for air,” said Nakamura. “It got worse […]

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January 16, 2020

Karen Gorby: Angel Medical Center Invested in Being Ready for Any Emergency

By Karen Gorby Chief Executive Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Angel Medical Center As part of our efforts in ensuring that Angel Medical Center (AMC) is a safe place for patients, families, and our caregivers, we regularly participate in planned disaster preparedness activities, including a recent active assailant drill. Though these are things we don’t like to […]

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December 9, 2019

Karen Gorby: Angel Medical Center Meets Highest Standards to Earn Accreditations and Designations That Translate Into Excellent Patient Care

By Karen Gorby Chief Executive Officer/Chief Nursing Officer, Angel Medical Center Angel Medical Center (AMC) has some good news to share. An important part of providing the best care possible for our patients is reaching for excellence. This is reflected not only in how our caregivers treat our patients every day, but in the benchmarks […]

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