Greg Simpson Named Chief Nursing Officer
Greg Simpson has been named Chief Nursing Officer of St. Joseph Medical Center. Simpson returns to St. Joseph, where he served as the director of the Heart Institute from 1998 to 2007. Read news release.
St. Joseph Earns Women's Choice Award for Breast Center
St. Joseph Medical Center earns the 2015 Women’s Choice Award as one of America’s Best Breast Centers, acknowledging its dedication to providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Read more.
St. Joseph Earns Women's Choice Award for Orthopedics
St. Joseph Medical Center has been named a recipient of the 2015 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospital’s for Orthopedics, providing exceptional patient care and treatment. Read more.
St. Joseph Designated Level II Stroke Center
St. Joseph Medical Center has earned Stroke Center Level II designation from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Bureau of Hospital Standards. The Time Critical Diagnosis System was created to improve health outcomes in Missouri and stroke patients will be transported by EMS to the appropriate level stroke center. (Read the News Release.)
Leadership Named for St. Joseph Medical Center
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.
St. Joseph Medical Center Earns Chest Pain Accreditation
St. Joseph Medical Center has earned full accreditation with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. 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.
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.
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.
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
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 mor
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