Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital

September is known for Childhood Cancer Awareness month. It is often exhibited throughout September with its gold ribbons worn by teams and displayed at professional baseball parks, coin jars at grocery stores and throughout social media. Yet, not as many people are aware that September is also Sickle Cell Disease …continue reading

MemorialCare Miller Children's and Women's Hospital during COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed a lot this year, including the way children and their families will celebrate Halloween. Missing out on an annual tradition – like trick-or-treating – can be challenging, especially for young children and MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach knows that well. Each year, the child …continue reading

MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach is the only children’s hospital in California and one of only a few hospitals in the U.S. to offer ExcelsiusGPS® – robotic navigation technology – for pediatric patients. The ExcelsiusGPS system creates a surgical plan based on a child’s unique anatomy, guiding …continue reading

MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach was recognized for the third consecutive time for excellence in pediatric asthma care. Miller Children’s & Women’s remains the only free-standing children’s hospital in California, and only one of 13 hospitals in the nation, to receive the Disease Specific Certification in Pediatric …continue reading

Graduates of the MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach Rehabilitation Program celebrated their rehabilitation success with a once-in-a-lifetime tour of the Taco Bell global headquarters in Irvine. Many of these patients survived a near-death tragedy, but their perseverance helped them survive and continue to Live Más. During the …continue reading

Liset Meruelo holds a special place in her heart for children facing chronic and often life-threatening illnesses at MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach. Meruelo is the wife of prominent Cuban-American businessman Alex Meruelo, of the Meruelo Group, and 23 years ago, she launched the “Bear Hugs Toy …continue reading

The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) has named MemorialCare Medical Group and Greater Newport Physicians (GNP) and their 2,500 MemorialCare physicians in Greater Long Beach and Orange County winners of its Excellence in Healthcare Award, California’s top honor for physician organizations. The physicians are associated with MemorialCare’s Long Beach Medical Center, …continue reading

MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach rehabilitation patients with disabilities set sail for a summer adventure out at sea to increase their self-esteem and peer interactions. Patients and their family and friends gathered at the U.S. Sailing Center in Long Beach, where they met with their personal skippers …continue reading

Los Alamitos Health Fair & Expo

Celebrate wellness with us and learn how to create a healthier lifestyle by attending the FREE Health Expo, sponsored by MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach, on June 22, 2019 from 8:00am-1:00pm. The Health Expo will feature a variety of health related vendors including Yoga, self-defense, holistic healing, …continue reading

On Wednesday, May 22, former patients of the Trauma Center at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center and MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach came together in support of each other and to reflect on all their journeys toward recovery. The Trauma Survivors Reunion reunites patients and their loved …continue reading

Autism Awareness Month

On Tuesday, April 2, community members, patients and families from the Stramski Children’s Developmental Center at MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach came together to kick off Autism Awareness Month with the “Light It Up Blue” themed event. Autism is a complex developmental disability that can affect a …continue reading