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PHLB In The News
Welcome to Pacific Hospital of Long Beach
Offering high quality medical care
Pacific Hospital of Long Beach is a full-service, for-profit, teaching hospital with 184 licensed acute care beds. We are fully accredited and have all the innovative technology that is expected of a medical center but with an important difference.
Our environment is small enough to assure patients of calm, homelike surroundings while providing a capable and professional staff. The result is a perfect blend of sensitivity and technology.
Our experienced, diverse, and compassionate staff of doctors, nurses, and medical specialists will help to make your stay a comforting experience
Pacific Hospital of Long Beach is proud to offer an outstanding Orthopedic and Spine surgery program. With leading surgeons of the field supported by experienced nursing and ancillary professionals, we continue to be one of the top choices for spine surgeries in Los Angeles County.
We Are Proud to Announce Our New Electronic Medical Records System
Pacific Hospital of Long Beach has made the journey from a predominantly paper-based workflow to an electronic medical records system (EMR) with Cerner Corporation, the largest provider of electronic medical systems in the United States. Pacific Hospital selected Cerner to improve patient safety and quality of care.
Pacific Hospital of Long Beach is now better prepared to provide the technology and healthcare that is expected today and will be demanded in the future.
Learn About Our Nationally Recognized Infection Control Success
Pacific Hospital of Long Beach has achieved outstanding results in its efforts to reduce hospital acquired infections. We are the hospital with the lowest incidence of MRSA and the hospital with the lowest incidence of Clostridium Difficile. We have reduced surgical wound infections by 90 percent, central line-associated bloodstream infections by 85 percent, and ventilator-associated pneumonia by 85 percent.
This quality and safety initiative has earned us a U.S. Congressional Award, national media coverage, and various other accolades.
Spine Center of Choice
We have an excellent Orthopedic and Spine Program. In addition to having among the lowest post-operative infection rates in the nation, the nursing teams at Pacific Hospital of Long Beach specialize in orthopedic and spine post-surgical care. Their long tenure with us enhances the quality and care that only serves to benefit our patients. Our emphasis on the latest technology is focused on providing the best possible support to our Spine Center of Choice.
Pacific Hospital of Long Beach Names New President and CEOJennifer Ensminger has been promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer for Pacific Hospital of Long Beach as of March 15th, 2013.
Jennifer excels at strategic development and management of multi-site healthcare operations. She is certified in ISO 9001 standards and supports continued process improvement through LEAN and Studer processes. She supports the greater Long Beach community and Orange and Los Angeles counties on numerous non-profit boards and committees focusing on sustainable building and education.
Jennifer joined Pacific Hospital of Long Beach’s executive team in 2000. In 2004 she became the Vice President of Support Services, the Vice President of Ancillary, Support, and Construction Services. In 2005, Jennifer became the Vice President of Ancillary, Support and Business Development. In April 2012, Jennifer was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer.
Since April, 2012, Jennifer has instituted an open door policy in support of improved patient and employee satisfaction and has led the Pacific Hospital team through successful ISO 9001 certification. ISO-9001 is an internationally recognized Quality Management System. The standard helps an organization achieve consistent results and continually improve its process.
Jennifer Ensminger has been a senior executive in healthcare management since 2000. She received her undergraduate honors degree from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington and her Masters of Business Administration honors degree from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. She is an active member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC).