Patient Care Stories

Breathing Easy

For almost a year, Stephanie Franz, 53-years-old and happily married, fought sinus problems. At first, she thought it was allergies or a cold that caused her stuffy nose and frequent headaches.

Magnet Recognition

A Magnificent Magnet for Care

Orange Coast Medical Center has achieved Magnet® recognition for its nursing professionalism, teamwork, and superiority in patient care. Magnet recognition is determined by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®, which ensures that rigorous standards for nursing excellence are met. With this credential, Orange Coast Medical Center joins the Magnet community — a select group of 426 healthcare organizations out of nearly 6,000 U.S. healthcare organizations.