5742 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park, CA 90621
7901 Walker St
Founded in 1972, La Palma Intercommunity Hospital is a 141-bed acute-care hospital dedicated to providing the community with high-quality, cost-effective healthcare. Our services include general medical/surgical inpatient care and treatment, emergency services, surgical services, behavioral treatment, and diagnostic imaging.
Located on Walker Street and La Palma Avenue, the hospital is conveniently located with easy access from the Riverside 91 or Interstate 605 freeways.
Patients & Visitors
La Palma Intercommunity Hospital has built a reputation for Patient Focused and Physician Driven Management. Pioneers in their fields, LPIH is committed to its communities, providing primary care to children and families, chronic care to seniors, and a range of rehabilitation services , occupational and environmental health programs, as well as health promotion, disease prevention and home care services. Our locations offer a variety of excellent patient services. Please select the location you wish to learn more about from the list on the left to be taken to the patient information specific to that location.
LPIH is committed to excellence. A very important part of that excellence is our commitment to your safety. Patients who are more involved with their care in the hospital tend to do better and stay safer. By working together with physicians, nurses and other hospital staff, you can lower your risk of injury and make your hospital stay as safe as possible.
JOINT COMMISSIONS' PUBLIC NOTICE REGARDING SAFETY & QUALITY OF CARE
A patient of La Palma Intercommunity Hospital has the right to express to any staff member, the Patient Advocate or a state agency, at any time, and without retaliation, a complaint or a grievance concerning care and treatment while in the hospital. Concerns about patient service or comfort should be directed to:The Chief Nursing Officer 1-714-670-7400
If concerns cannot be resolved through the hospital, a patient, family member, community representative or employee of La Palma Intercommunity Hospital has the right to notify Joint Commission regarding the quality of care provided, safety of care provided, or safety of the environment in which care is provided. Anyone believing that he or she has pertinent and valid information about such matters may notify Joint Commission via any of the following methods:
- Mailing Address:
- Division of Accreditation Operations
- Office of Quality Monitoring
- The Joint Commission
- One Renaissance Boulevard
- Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
Find a physician
Our hospital provides the following medical services.
La Palma Intercommunity Hospital's New Arrivals maternity staff takes an active role in preparing for your pregnancy, childbirth, and parenthood. We encourage family to be involved in supporting you during your stay and helping to celebrate the joy of a new life. Having a baby is one of the most exciting events in your life. Take a healthy start by preparing early for a healthy pregnancy, delivery and new baby.
We offer a variety of classes open to you and your labor partner, family, and friends. During your introduction you will have an opportunity to view our labor, delivery, recovery suites, and learn what to expect during your hospital stay. All questions or concerns regarding labor, pain management, breastfeeding, postpartum, infant care, and safety will be answered. While participating, you will enjoy a tour with refreshments, raffles, and giveaways at every class. Please register early and plan to complete your classes 4-6 weeks before your due date. Walk-ins are welcome!
Class schedules are available for the following:
- Childbirth Preparation
- English/Korean/Spanish Maternity Tea & Orientation
- New Arrivals Hospital Orientation and Tour
- Prenatal & Mommy and Me Yoga
Please Call (714) 670-6214 (labor/delivery department ) for further information or (714) 562-4079 to leave a message
Behavioral Health Services
When stress becomes too severe for a person to manage, it usually appears as a change in that person's behavior. The signs include confusion, depression, or frequent mood swings, increased withdrawal from others and suicidal tendencies.
In many cases, the true cause of these signals may be medically related - and treatable. That is why the Renewal program addresses both the medical and psychosocial aspects of mental health problems that are unique in the community.
Components of the program include:
- Comprehensive medical and psychiatric assessments on admission
- Occupational therapy
- Recreational and physical therapy
- Family Visitation
- Nutritional counseling
- Extensive discharge planning and follow-up
- Intensive Outpatient Program
Referrals to Renewal may be made by individuals in need of the service, family members, physicians, clergy, community agencies, nursing homes or retirement communities.
For more information, or a free, confidential assessment, please call (714) 670-6081. For additional information, please contact us at LPIHInfo@primehealthcare.com .
La Palma Intercommunity Hospital specializes in some of the latest in-patient and out-patient surgical techniques including laser surgery, arthroscopy and laparascopic procedures.
Wound Healing Center
La Palma Intercommunity Hospital's Wound Healing Center offers a full range of services for effective wound treatment and management of associated medical conditions.
Please call (714) 670-6195 for any further information.
The Imaging Center at La Palma Intercommunity Hospital offers a full spectrum of services including the following:
- CT Scans
- Nuclear Medicine
- Cardiac Catheterization
La Palma Intercommunity Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT). The ACR gold seal of accreditation represents the highest level of image quality and patient safety.
Our hospital offers a full clinical laboratory, which provides Point-of care, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Blood band, Serology and immunology services.
Our Intensive Care Unit has an 8 – bed capacity with state of the art monitoring equipment and all new Tech Epic II beds to care for high acuity patients.
Our ICU department is composed of experienced nurses who have advanced training in critical care treatment. They collaborate with the entire team (eg. Dedicated Medical Physicians, Pharmacists, designated respiratory therapists, nutritionists, physical and occupational therapists, case managers and social workers) to provide effective and high quality care.
The Pharmacy department provides safe, cost effective, comprehensive and progressive pharmaceutical services of the highest quality in order to maximize care for patients of all ages. The pharmacy department complies with the applicable laws and regulations.
Social Services/Case Management
The Case Management Department offers assistance to in-patients who require help with their discharge plans or whose living arrangement may interfere with their care or recovery. The Case Management department is made up of nurses, social workers, and discharge planners.
La Palma Intercommunity Hospital is dedicated to the health and well-being of this community. If you would like to learn more about Advance Directives or need help developing one, please contact one of our social workers at (714) 670-7400.
The Respiratory Care Department provides respiratory care services to patients ranging in age from neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult through geriatric. We provide a range of services that will meet the varying needs of patients in a caring and compassionate manner ranging from simple coughing and deep breathing, to care as complex as life sustaining mechanical ventilation.