St. Joseph and St. Mary's Medical Centers Earn Women's Choice Awards for Orthopedics
St. Joseph and St. Mary's Medical Centers have been named recipients of the 2015 Women’s Choice Award® as among America’s Best Hospital’s for Orthopedics, providing exceptional patient care and treatment. By carrying the Women’s Choice Award seal, St. Joseph and St. Mary's have joined an elite network of hospitals committed to a global mission to empower women, serving as an example to all hospitals while setting new standards of healthcare excellence for women, their families, and their community.
Breast Centers at St. Joseph Medical Centers Earn Women's Choice Awards
St. Joseph and St. Mary's Medical Centers have earned the 2015 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment. By carrying the evidence-based designation of the Women’s Choice Award seal, The Breast Centers at St. Joseph and St. Mary's have signified their commitment to a global mission to elevate the patient experience for women and all patients among of more than 315 America’s Best Breast Centers.
Center for Wound Care at St. Mary's Medical Center Recognized for Excellence
The Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine at St. Mary’s Medical Center named a Center of Distinction by Healogics, a national wound care management company. To be named a Center of Distinction, The Center for Wound Care achieved outstanding clinical outcomes for twelve consecutive months, including patient satisfaction higher than 92 percent, a minimum wound healing rate of at least 91 percent within 30 median days to heal, and other quality outcomes. Read more.
Leadership announced for St. Joseph and St. Mary's Medical Centers
Prime Healthcare Services has named Robert J. Erickson as the chief executive officer of
St. Joseph Medical Center. Erickson has served as a healthcare leader for more than 20 years and has a long history of creating a culture of providing safe, high-quality care. Read more.
Prime Healthcare Completes Acquisition of St. Joseph Medical Center and St. Mary’s Medical Center
Prime Healthcare announced today that it has completed its acquisition of St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO, and St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs, MO, as well as other assets of Carondelet Health from Ascension Health. St. Joseph and St. Mary’s medical centers are acute-care hospitals with 456 beds and 900 physicians on staff combined. Read more.
Carondelet Health, Prime Healthcare Services Sign Agreement for Sale
Carondelet Health in Kansas City, Mo., a part of Ascension, and Prime Healthcare Services, Inc., have signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition by Prime of the majority of the facilities of Carondelet Health. Read more
Religion. Healthcare Policy. Do the Twain Meet?
Saturday, October 18 • 8:30-11 a.m.,
at Avila University's Whitfield Center.
Sisters of St. Joseph Linger Over Breakfast KC speaker series, Religion. Healthcare Policy. Do the Twain Meet?, with renowned philosophy professor and health care ethicist, Sr. Rosemary Flanigan. Learn what it means to have a 'religious consciousness' and how it affects our thinking as we deal with life and death issues. Learn more.
St. Joseph and St. Mary’s Medical Centers Honored
For Cardiac Care Excellence
St. Joseph and St. Mary’s Medical Centers are among only 256 hospitals nationwide to be honored for their commitment to implement higher standards of care for heart attack patients, saving lives and improving outcomes of heart attack patients in our community.
Cardiothoracic Surgeon Joins Medical Staff
The Carondelet Heart Institute at St. Joseph Medical Center welcomes John Forman, MD, to its medical staff. Dr. Forman is a board-certifiedcardiothoracic surgeon who is also board certified in general surgery. Dr. Forman willserve as the Director of Cardiothoracic Surgical Services at St. Joseph Medical Center.
Stroke Center at St. Joseph Earns Quality Awards
St. Joseph Medical Center has earned the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients.
Even more impressive, St Joseph also received the association’s Target: Stroke Honor Roll for meeting stroke quality measures that reduces the time between hospital arrival and treatment with the clot-buster tPA. Read more.