2010

Blog Posts in 2010

Digital 3-D Technology to Provide Enhanced Cardiac Care
Dec 30, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. – State-of-the-art digital 3-D echocardiogram technology will soon be making it easier for physicians to diagnose cardiac conditions in patients at the Carondelet Heart Institute at St. Joseph Medical Center. Eight new GE Vivid ...

Carondelet Home Care Services Again Named Tops in U.S.
Dec 28, 2010

Kansas City, Mo —For the second straight year, Carondelet Home Care Services has been named one of the top home health agencies in the United States by HomeCare Elite. Recipients of the Home Care Elite award are ranked regarding quality of ...

Humphreys Joins St. Joseph Medical Center
Nov 23, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. – Kristin Humphreys, MD, recently joined the medical staff of St. Joseph Medical Center. She is board-certified in internal medicine. Dr. Humphreys earned her undergraduate degree from Seton Hill College in Greensburg, Pa., and ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Named Top Performer in National Quality Award
Nov 16, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. – St. Joseph Medical Center has been named a top performer by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Premier health care alliance that rewards hospitals for delivering high quality care in five clinical areas: ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Selected for National Quality Project
Nov 10, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. – St. Joseph Medical Center and its sister organization, St. Mary’s Medical Center, are among seven hospitals in the Kansas City Metro area selected to participate in a national program designed to focus on improved ...

Internist Joins St. Joseph Medical Center
Nov 4, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. – Ahmed M. Madi, MD, recently joined the medical staff of St. Joseph Medical Center. Dr. Madi specializes in internal medicine. He earned his medical degree at Garyounis University in Benghazi, Libya. He completed his residency ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Explores the Link Between Genetics and Breast Cancer
Oct 13, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. – St. Joseph Medical Center invites the community to attend a free event exploring the link between genetics and breast cancer on Wednesday, October 27, in the Medical Mall Atrium at St. Joseph Medical Center on I-435 and State ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Offering Free Kidney Health Risk Assessments
Sep 22, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. – Every year one in nine American adults will be diagnosed with kidney disease. Millions more are at an increased risk and don’t know it. Knowing your risk factors, along with early detection, can help prevent the ...

Colorectal Surgeon Joins St. Joseph Medical Center
Sep 8, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. – Ben Mizrahi, MD, recently joined the medical staff of St. Joseph Medical Center. He specializes in colorectal surgery with special interest in cancer staging techniques and laparoscopic, minimallyinvasive removal of rectal ...

Orthopedic Surgeon Joins St. Joseph's Medical Center
Sep 1, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. – John C. Carlisle, MD, recently joined the medical staff of St. Joseph’s Medical Center. He specializes in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Carlisle earned his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his medical degree from ...

Flowers Lift the Spirits of SJ Mastectomy Patients
Aug 12, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. – A local florist is partnering with the Breast Center at St. Joseph Medical Center to help lift the spirits of mastectomy patients. Sidelines Custom Floral Design delivers free floral arrangements to patients during their ...

St. Joseph receives American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines Silver Performance Achievement Award
Aug 1, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. – St. Joseph Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Silver Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes St. Joseph’s ...

Physician Joins Women's Health
Jul 26, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. – Kari Farris, DO, is joining the medical staff at Women’s Health. Dr. Farris specializes in providing comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology care to women through all stages of life. She earned her undergraduate degree ...

Michael E. Sanderl Named Carondelet Health's Vice President, Mission Integration
Jul 6, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. – Michael E. Sanderl, EdD has been named Vice President, Mission Integration, for Carondelet Health. Sanderl, 35, started in his new position on Thursday, July 1. Sanderl comes to Carondelet Health from Dominican University in ...

Stroke Center at St. Joseph Earns Joint Commission Certification
May 12, 2010

Kansas City, Mo. – The Stroke Center at St. Joseph Medical Center has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. The certification follows an on-site visit from the Joint Commission last ...