White Memorial Medical Center (WMMC) is a 353-bed acute-care teaching community hospital providing a full range of inpatient, outpatient, emergency and diagnostic services to the communities of Los Angeles County for over 100 years. Established in 1913 as a training site for medical students by Adventist Health, today our non-profit, faith-based teaching hospital has become one of Southern California's most respected and advanced medical centers.
Ranked 28th out of 440 California hospitals by U.S.News, its several specialties include STEMI-Receiving and Stroke centers, Research&Publication Department, Adult-ICU/PICU/NICU, Emergency, Orthopedics, Surgeries, Geriatrics, Psychiatry, Oncology, Cardiology/Heart-Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology, OB/GYN, Pulmonary, and Gastroenterology. State-of-art technologies include eMAR, Computerized Physician Order Entry (COPE), Barcode Medication Administration (BCMA), and automated-dispensing system.
Decentralized pharmacists, pharmacy residents and faculty members in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases from West Coast University provide advanced protocol-driven clinical services in pharmacokinetics; antimicrobial-stewardship; therapies on erythropoietin, nutrition, pain, anticoagulation, insulin, antiepileptics. They attend several medical and clinical rounds in Geriatrics, ID, Adult-ICU/PICU/NICU, Stroke, and emergency codes.
Facts and Statistics (2013 figures): Admissions: 20,516, Emergency Visits: 51,833, Outpatient Visits: 66,385, Employees: 1,943; Staff Physicians: 557; Resident Physicians: 69