Placentia-Linda Hospital’s newsroom
Whether you’re working on a story about the hospital or need a physician resource for another health-related feature, the Media Relations Department is here to meet your needs.
General media requests should be directed to (714) 524-4800 or by email to Michelle Hourani.
You can contact members of the Media Relations Department from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at (714) 524-4800. After office hours, call the hospital’s main phone number at (714) 993-2000 and ask for the marketing staffer on call to be paged.
Releasing information to the media
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) mandates regulations that govern privacy standards for healthcare information. HIPAA regulations specify the purpose for which information may and may not be released to the media without authorization from the patient.