Los Angeles, CA, April 28 2020 – Barlow Respiratory Hospital is having a (virtual) celebration. The hospital is celebrating the anniversary of incorporation April 28, 1902.
“Our team works together with one goal: to achieve best outcomes for our patients. We have always done that. We know the future will present challenges, but our history and our legacy of care allow us to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.”
Amit Mohan, Barlow Respiratory Hospital President and CEO
Barlow Respiratory Hospital is the only not-for-profit long-term acute care hospital in California and the destination of choice for weaning patients from prolonged mechanical ventilation. Critically ill patients are referred to Barlow Respiratory Hospital from nearly 100 hospital intensive care units (ICUs) in the Los Angeles metropolitan area and Southern California. Barlow Respiratory Hospital has been awarded the Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease Specific Certification for Respiratory Failure, the only one on the West Coast and among a select few hospitals nationwide to attain this elite certification. Barlow also holds the designation as the only West Coast Passy-Muir Center of Excellence, recognized for treating patients with tracheostomies, on and off the ventilator. The hospital, on Stadium Way in Los Angeles, was founded in 1902 as a tuberculosis sanatorium.