St. Joseph Medical Center Honored For Cardiac Care Excellence
St. Joseph Medical Center is 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-certified cardiothoracic surgeon who is also board certified in general surgery. Dr. Forman will serve as the Director of Cardiothoracic Surgical Services at St. Joseph Medical Center.Read more.
St. Joseph Offers Special Screening for Elite Athletes
St. Jospeh Medical Center and Elite Sports Medicine are teaming up to provide screenings specifically tailored for elite athletes on Saturday, July 26, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at St. Joseph at I-435 and State Line Road in Kansas City. Read more.
Ron Willeke, PT, shares tips on preventing and treating common sports injuries. (Even for non-athletes.)
Osgood Schlatter is a very common cause of knee pain in children and young athletes usually between the ages of 10 and 15 and should be diagnosed by a physician. It occurs due to a period of rapid growth, combined with a high level of sporting activity such as soccer, basketball, figure skating and ballet. Read more.
St. Joseph Stroke Center Earns 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 Named Interim CEO of Carondelet Health
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.
St. Joseph Earned Magnet® Recognition for Third Straight Time
St. Joseph Medical Center has again attained Magnet® recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. It is the third straight time St. Joseph has earned this recognition. This voluntary credentialing program for hospitals recognizes excellence in nursing and it is the highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice. Read News Release
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.
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Carondelet Heart Institute Earns Echocardiography Accrediation
The Carondelet Heart Institute has earned a three-year accreditation in echocardiography by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). It shows the Carondelet Heart Institute has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. Read more.
The Breast Center at St. Joseph Medical Center Earns National Breast Center Accreditation
The Breast Center at St. Joseph Medical Center has earned a three-year full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC). Read more
St. Joseph Medical Center Among the Top in Kansas City in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals Rankings
St. Joseph Medical Center tied for fourth in the Kansas City area in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals metro area rankings. Read more
St. Joseph Medical Center Earns Accreditation in CT, MRI and Ultrasound
St. Joseph Medical Center’s Radiology department has earned a three-year accreditation for computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound from the American College of Radiology (ACR). Read more
St. Joseph Medical Center Earns Cancer Accreditation
St. Joseph Medical Center's cancer program has earned a Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. As an Accredited Cancer Program, St. Joseph provides comprehensive care, including a range of state-of-the-art services and equipment, and a multispecialty team approach to coordinate the best treatment options for patients. Read more
St. Joseph Medical Center Earns Chest Pain Center Accreditation
St. Joseph Medical Center has earned Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Chest pain Centers. St. Joseph undertook a rigorous evaluation and refinement of heart care processes in order to integrate the industry’s best practices into its cardiac care services. Read more.