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Prime Healthcare Names CEO for Kansas City Region
KANSAS CITY, MO. (May 14, 2018)— Prime Healthcare has named Steven D. Wilkinson, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer for the Kansas City Region which includes Providence Medical Center, Kansas City KS; Saint John Hospital, Leavenworth, KS; St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City, MO; and St. Mary’s Medical Center, Blue Springs, MO. Prime Healthcare, based in Ontario, CA, is a nationally-recognized health system with 45 hospitals in 14 states.

St. Joseph Medical Center Brings state of the Art Knee Replacement Technology to Kansas City
Kansas City, MO, (May 8, 2018) – St. Joseph Medical Center recently invested in the NAVIO Surgical System, a cutting-edge platform that provides robotic assistance in knee replacement surgery. St. Joseph Medical Center is the first and only facility in Kansas City to have the half a million-dollar NAVIO Surgical System. Robotic assistance enables surgeons with accuracy and precision – important factors in determining the long-term success of the surgery.

St. Joseph Medical Center Receives Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award
Kansas City (May 8, 2018)] – St. Joseph Medical Center brings high quality and safe healthcare to Kansas City by announcing today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award, a designation that recognizes superior performance of hospitals that have prevented the occurrence of serious, potentially avoidable complications for patients during hospital stays.

St. Joseph Medical Center Announces Construction of Senior Behavioral Health Center
(Kansas City, MO – March 22, 2018) –St. Joseph Medical Center will begin construction on a $1.6 million, 22-bed Senior Behavioral Health Center this week.

St. Joseph Medical Center Wins Community Impact Award for Senior Care Efforts

(Kansas City, MO – February, 20th 2018) – On Thursday February 8th, St. Joseph Medical Center, along with nine other South Kansas City businesses were awarded a Community IMPACT award by the South Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. The selection of businesses was nominated by the community based on their impact on south Kansas City. St. Joseph Medical Center was awarded due to their efforts in addressing the need for to take better care of Seniors.

St. Joseph Medical Center Opens Kansas City’s first Inpatient Senior Suites Unit

(Kansas City, MO– October 1st, 2017) – St. Joseph Medical Center officially opens Kansas City’s first Inpatient Senior Suites Unit, led by a dedicated team of experts with specialized training and experience in geriatric healthcare.

Avila Partners with St. Joseph Medical Center to Operate Campus Health Center

(Kansas City, MO – September 1st, 2017) – Avila University has partnered with St. Joseph Medical Center to run its on-campus health center.

Christopher Cummings, D.O. Brings Robotic Surgery Expertise to St. Joseph Medical Center

(Kansas City, MO – August 1st, 2017) – Christopher T. Cummings, D.O., has joined St, Joseph's Surgical Associates, affiliated with St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO.

St Joseph Medical Center Receives the 2017 Women's Choice Award® as one of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Safety

St Joseph Medical Center Receives the 2017 Women's Choice Award®
as one of America's Best Hospitals for Patient Safety...

St. Joseph Heart Institute Earns Recognition for Cardiac Care

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…

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. By…

Jeffrey Althoff, M.D. Brings Wound Care Expertise to St. Joseph Medical Center

Jeffrey R. Althoff, M.D. F.A.C.E.P., U.H.M, board-certified in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, has joined Healient Physician Group, Kansas City, MO.

St. Joseph Medical Center receives Mission: Lifeline quality achievement award

St. Joseph Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline® Silver Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks.

St. Joseph Medical Center Opens Senior Clinic

St. Joseph Medical Center officially opens Sister Margaret’s Senior Clinic in Kansas City, led by a dedicated team of experts with specialized training and experience in geriatric healthcare.