Hoag Hospital, Newport Beach, CA
Weston Chandler MD, FACP, SFHM
President, Pacific Hospitalist Associates
Chief of Service, Hoag Hospitalist Program
Medical Director, Hoag Newport Beach Hospitalist Program
PHA currently has 44 physicians caring for patients at Hoag Hospital Newport Beach. We have 16 physicians present in the daytime and six physicians in the hospital at night. This ensures that patients receive prompt and urgent attention as needed. Contact the hospitalist on call for new admissions or consultations by calling 1 877 PHA-HOAG (877-742-4624). To reach a specific hospitalist dial the same number an eenter the first 4 letters of the physician’s last name. We use the PerfectServe telephone triage system to improve physician to physician communication. In addition, we are available through the HIPPA compliant TIger Text app available to Hoag Medical Staff members. Our patient’s Hoag medical records and discharge summaries can be accessed by the patient’s treating physicians through EPIC medical records affiliated with Hoag. We dictate our discharge summaries on the day of discharge to improve communication with our referring physicians. We appreciate your referrals and are available in the hospital 24/7 at Hoag Newport Beach.
Hoag Hospital, Irvine, CA
David Liao MD, FACP, FHM
Medical Director, Hoag Hospital Irvine Hospitalist Program
Pacific Hospitalist Associates (PHA) provides 24/7 in hospital coverage with 15 physicians at Hoag Hospital Irvine. To reach the hospitalist on call please call 1 888 655 8463 and press 2. To reach a hospitalist regarding a current patient in the hospital press 1.
We place a high priority on communicating with our referring primary care physicians. We are available through our exchange using PerfectServe and the Tiger Text HIPPA compliant app available to the Hoag Medical Staff. We dictate our discharge summaries on the day of discharge to improve communication and access to hospital information. Our discharge summaries are available in the Hoag
EPIC electronic medical record and we encourage all Hoag Medical Staff members to obtain access to EPIC in order to retrieve this important information. We appreciate your referrals and are available 24/7 at Hoag Irvine.
Hoag Orthopedic Institute
Robert Cho, MD, FACP, SFHM
Medical Director, Hoag Orthopedic Hospitalist Program
Pacific Hospitalist Associates (PHA) provides in hospital Internal Medicine consultative services to Hoag Orthopedic Institute patients at the request of the attending Orthopedic Surgeon. Our Hoag Irvine group of PHA physicians provides these services at Hoag Orthopedic Institute and are available 24/7 in the hospital at Hoag Orthopedic Institute. To reach the hospitalist on call to request a new consultation please call 1 888 655 8463.