2014

Blog Posts in 2014

St. Joseph Medical Center Earns Chest Pain Accrediation
Nov 19, 2014

St. Joseph Medical Center has earned received 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 ...

Carondelet Health, Prime Healthcare Services Sign Agreement for Sale
Oct 14, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo.) October 14, 2014 – 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, Prime Healthcare Services Sign Agreement for Sale
Oct 14, 2014

(Kansas City, Mo.) October 14, 2014 – 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 ...

Breast Center at St. Joseph Medical Center Hosts Breast Cancer Event
Oct 2, 2014

St. Joseph Medical Center is hosting a free community event marking Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Looking for Laughter in All the Wrong Places, presented by comedian and world-champion juggler Scott Burton, shows us how comedy and joy can help us ...

St. Joseph Earns Platinum Recognition in Cardiac Care
Sep 24, 2014

Kansas City — St. Joseph Medical Center has earned the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2014. St. Joseph is one of only 256 hospitals nationwide to receive the ...

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Joins Medical Staff
Sep 10, 2014

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 ...

St. Joseph Stroke Center Earns Quality Awards
Aug 27, 2014

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 ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Earns Magnet Recognition--Again
Aug 6, 2014

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 ...

St. Joseph Marks Heart Awareness Month with FREE Communitiy Event
Feb 10, 2014

Numbers are important when it comes to one’s health. Learning blood pressure, cholesterol levels, blood sugars and more can help determine a person’s heart health. To mark American Heart Month, St. Joseph Medical Center is hosting a FREE ...