About Us

The Valley Presbyterian Hospital Marketing & Communications Department is dedicated to servicing the media by providing information on health care news as it happens at Valley Presbyterian and around the world.

Our department welcomes inquiries from local, regional and national media looking for sources on all health care-related topics.

Members of the media should call the Marketing & Communications Department with any of the following requests:

  • Interview with an expert spokesperson for medical/health news
  • Request to videotape or shoot still photography within the hospital
  • Seeking information about a news release or event at the hospital

A member of the Marketing & Communications team is available weekdays from 9 AM to 6 PM, Pacific Standard Time, and can be reached by calling 818.902.7920.

For urgent requests after hours or on weekends, please call 818.768.6600 and ask the hospital operator to page the on-call Public Relations representative.

Media Relations Policy

To effectively accommodate media requests on news and events at Valley Presbyterian Hospital, the Marketing & Communications Department established the following guidelines for reporters requesting information or interviews:

  • Media must arrange all interviews and photo shoots with Valley Presbyterian Hospital staff or patients in advance through the Marketing & Communications Department.
  • To ensure confidentiality, privacy and appropriate sensitivity to patients and families, reporters, film crews, and photographers must always be accompanied by a Marketing & Communications Department representative while on the Valley Presbyterian Hospital campus.
  • Media will be met by a Marketing & Communications Department representative and escorted to the appropriate location in the hospital.
  • No patient information will be released to the media without the written consent of the patient or legal representative.
  • Patients who agree to be interviewed or filmed at the hospital by the media must provide written consent to the Marketing & Communications Department.
  • We require that all references to the hospital use the hospital's full name, Valley Presbyterian Hospital.

News

VPH Honors Volunteer for 50 Years of Volunteer Service | 4/16/2015

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George Andros, MD Chairs 13th Annual Diabetic Foot Global Conference | 3/18/2015

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Welcome to Our New Website! | 1/5/2015

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website! Please take a ...

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VPH Announces Medical Director of Critical Care Services | 12/2/2014

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VPH Hosts Health & Wellness Community Fair Oct. 11th | 10/6/2014

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VPH Hosts 4th Annual Golf Classic Sept 29th | 9/16/2014

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VPH Welcomes New Director of Emergency Services | 9/11/2014

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Los Angeles Daily Readership Names VPH "Best Hospital" for Ninth Consecutive Year | 9/4/2014

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Valley Hip & Knee Institute of VPH Presents Joint-Replacement Seminar Sept 13th | 8/21/2014

VAN NUYS, Calif. – The Valley Hip & Knee Institute of Valley ...

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VPH Awarded California Community Foundation Grant | 7/29/2014

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VPH Launches Welcome Baby Program | 7/8/2014

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VPH Hosts Blood Drive | 6/12/2014

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VPH Diabetes Educator Named a Finalist for Nursing Award | 5/29/2014

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VPH Launches Patient Portal | 4/24/2014

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VPH To Host Fundraising Dinner | 4/11/2014

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VPH Welcomes New Chief Nursing Officer | 3/27/2014

VAN NUYS, Calif. — Valley Presbyterian Hospital welcomes Lori ...

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George Andros, MD, of the Amputation Prevention Center at VPH Chairs Diabetic Foot Global Conference | 3/18/2014

VAN NUYS, Calif. — George Andros, MD, the Founder & Medical ...

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VPH Welcomes Two New Amputation Prevention Center Physicians | 3/18/2014

VAN NUYS, Calif. — Valley Presbyterian Hospital is pleased to welcome ...

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VPH Awarded Ahmanson Foundation Grant | 3/4/2014

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VPH Welcomes New Board Members | 1/27/2014

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VPH Awarded First 5 LA Grant | 12/2/2013

VAN NUYS, Calif. — Valley Presbyterian Hospital was awarded a ...

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VPH Welcomes New CIO | 11/8/2013

VAN NUYS, Calif. — Valley Presbyterian Hospital is pleased to ...

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VPH Physician Receives Honor | 10/18/2013

VAN NUYS, Calif.— George Andros, MD, Founder and Medical Director of ...

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VPH Executive Accepted into Prestigious Leadership Program | 10/16/2013

VAN NUYS, Calif. — Valley Presbyterian Hospital Senior Vice President ...

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VPH Unveils Perinatal Center | 10/10/2013

VAN NUYS, Calif. — Valley Presbyterian Hospital is pleased to debut a ...

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VPH to Host 3rd Annual Golf Classic | 9/13/2013

VAN NUYS, Calif. — Valley Presbyterian Hospital soon will host its ...

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VPH Opens Hepatobiliary & Pancreas Center | 9/10/2013

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VPH Partners with the Los Angeles Jewish Home for Care Transitions Program | 8/13/2013

VAN NUYS, Calif. — Valley Presbyterian Hospital (VPH) is pleased to ...

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Valley Presbyterian Hospital Executive Receives Award | 5/7/2013

VAN NUYS, Calif. — Pegi Matsuda, Senior Vice President of Community ...

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Valley Presbyterian Hospital Launches VPH Cares | 3/27/2013

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