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.
Mike Dorsey is Named Carondelet Health Interim CEO
Michael Dorsey has accepted the position of Interim Chief Executive Officer for Carondelet Health. Dorsey has served as Chief Operating Officer of Carondelet Health and Chief Executive Officer of St. Joseph Medical Center for nearly five years. His new responsibilities add oversight of St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs, Mo. Read more
Carondelet Cardiology Services Physicans Offices Move
Phase 1 of the Carondelet Heart Institute Expansion is complete. The Cardiologists have moved into their new offices at 930 Carondelet Dr, Suite 201. Right now, the only entrance to the offices are on the east side of the building. If you are visiting one of the cardiologists, please remember to go to the east entrace.
St. Mary's Medical Center Earns Stroke Award
St. Mary’s Medical Center has earned the Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. Read more
St. Mary's Medical Center Earns Cardiac Care Award
St. Mary’s Medical Center has earned the Get With The Guidelines® Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2012 from the American College of Cardiology Foundation. Read more
Internist Joins St. Joseph Medical Center
Angela Garner, MD, recently joined the medical staff at St. Joseph Medical Center. Read more
Hospitalist Joins St. Mary's Medical Center
Mark Schroeder, MD, recently joined the medical staff at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Read more
Oncologist Joins St. Mary's Medical Center
David Bouda, MD, recently joined the medical staff at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Read more
Orthopedic Surgeon Joins St. Mary's Medical Center
Alan Cornett, DO, recently joined the medical staff at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Read more