2015

Blog Posts in 2015

St. Joseph Heart Institute Earns Recognition for Cardiac Care
Dec 15, 2015

St. Joseph Heart Center has received the American College of Cardiology’s Get with the Guidelines Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2015. St. Joseph is one of only 319 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award recognizes St. ...

St. Joseph Names Chief Nursing Officer
Nov 10, 2015

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. He went on to serve as a nursing leader for regional HCA ...

St. Joseph Earns Women's Choice Award for Orthopedics
Oct 22, 2015

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. By carrying the Women’s Choice ...

St. Joseph Earns Women's Choice Award for Breast Center
Sep 16, 2015

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. By carrying the evidence-based designation of the ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Designated Level II Stroke Center
Mar 23, 2015

Kansas City, MO---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 state announced the designation of Stroke Centers across Missouri ...

Prime Healthcare Completes Acquisition of St. Joseph Medical Center and St. Mary's Medical Center
Feb 13, 2015

Ontario, Calif., Feb. 13, 2015 – 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 ...

Leadership for St. Joseph and St. Mary's Medical Centers
Feb 2, 2015

Prime Healthcare Services has named Robert J. Erickson as the chief executive officer of St. Joseph Medical Center. Debra L. Cartwright, CPA, FACHE, FHFMA, has been named regional chief financial officer of the four Prime Healthcare Services ...

Tommy Ko, MD, Joins Pulmonary Physicians of Carondelet
Jan 5, 2015

Kansas City, Mo. – Tommy Ko, MD, is joining Pulmonary Physicians of Carondelet effective Monday, January 5. Dr. Ko brings more than 20 years of experience to the practice. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases. Dr. ...