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Prime Healthcare Hospitals Develop Unique Programs Focused on Caring for Growing Senior Population
Aug 6, 2019

Two Missouri Hospitals Serve as Best Practice Models for National System, Three California Hospitals Follow with Geriatric ED Accreditation (ONTARIO, Calif – August 6, 2019) – Senior patients entering the emergency room at St. Joseph ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Announces Addition of Board-Certified Neurosurgeon
Aug 5, 2019

Kansas City, July 31, 2019 - St. Joseph Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Frank Holladay, board-certified neurological surgeon, in conjunction with its new 24/7 neurosurgery coverage now available. This new 24-hour care will ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Earns Recognition for Stroke Care
Jul 25, 2019

Kansas City, July 25, 2019 - St. Joseph Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines  Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award ...

St. Joseph Medical Center and MDSAVE Pioneer Open Healthcare Prices for Kansas City
Jul 17, 2019

Through the MDsave program offered by St. Joseph Medical Center, Kansas City patients have access to shoppable, transparent prices. As the industry grapples with transparency requirements set out in the June 24th executive order, St. Joseph Medical ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Receives Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award
Jun 17, 2019

St. Joseph Medical Center announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award. This distinction places St. Joseph Medical Center among the top 5% of all short-term acute care hospitals reporting patient ...

Prime Healthcare Hospitals Develop Unique Programs Focused on Caring for Growing Senior Population
Jun 3, 2019

Two Missouri Hospitals Serve as Best Practice Models for National System,Three California Hospitals Follow with Geriatric ED Accreditation Senior patients entering the emergency room at St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO, notice the ...

"Senior" Prom Brings Together the Most Seasoned of Partiers
May 23, 2019

These prom-goers don’t have curfews: residents from area assisted living communities will don their finest and come together for a senior prom at 3 p.m., May 31 at St. Joseph Medical Center, Community Center for Health and Education, Building ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Receives CMS 4 out of 5 Star Quality Rating
Apr 19, 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced updated data on the Hospital Compare website and on data.medicare.gov to provide patients, families and all stakeholders with the information needed to compare the performance of ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Wins Community Impact Award for State of the Art Senior Behavioral Health Center
Mar 25, 2019

Medical Center to Host Senior Summit to Showcase Senior Care Services to Community On Thursday March 14, St. Joseph Medical Center, along with nine other South Kansas City businesses, were awarded a Community IMPACT award by the South Kansas City ...

Treating to beat heart attacks and strokes
Mar 19, 2019

Having some leg discomfort or cramps after walking and exercising can be a common problem for folks as they age, but it can also be a sign of something that may be far more serious than getting on in years. Peripheral artery disease is a common ...

Kansas Man Saved from Heart Attack by 10-minute Screening
Mar 1, 2019

Calcium Score Screening Leads St. Joseph Doctors to Find Four Blockages in Heart of Man without Symptoms; Hospital Lowers Screening Cost to $40 Curiosity led William Holland, a 70-year-old Kansas native, to have a calcium score screening last ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Certified by Industry Leader
Jan 8, 2019

St. Joseph Medical Center is proud to announce the certification of its Pulmonary Rehabilitation program by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). St. Joseph Medical Center was recognized for its commitment ...

St. Joseph and St. Mary's Medical Centers First in Midwest to Receive Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation
Aug 22, 2018

St. Joseph Medical Center and St. Mary’s Medical Centers take senior emergency care to the next level in Kansas City and Blue Springs by announcing today that they are now accredited as Geriatric Emergency Departments by the American College of ...

St. Joseph's Care Clinic at Avila University
Jun 4, 2018

Avila University Partners with St. Joseph Medical Center to Operate Campus Health Center ( Kansas City, MO – February 26th, 2018 ) – Avila University has partnered with St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC), to enhance the health services ...

Prime Healthcare Names CEO for Kansas City Region
May 14, 2018

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. ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Brings State of the Art Knee Replacement Technology to Kansas City
May 8, 2018

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 ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Receives Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award
May 8, 2018

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 ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Announces Construction of Senior Behavioral Health Center
Mar 22, 2018

(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. “The services our Senior Behavioral Health Center offers are in high demand. ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Wins Community Impact Award for Senior Care Efforts
Feb 20, 2018

(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 ...

The Joint Commission has recognized Prime Healthcare hospitals as 2017 Pioneers in Quality™ Contributors
Dec 1, 2017

Prime Hospitals recognized for quality improvement in health care (Ontario, CA – November 16, 2017) –The Joint Commission has recognized Prime Healthcare as a Pioneer in Quality contributor. Prime hospitals have implemented new technology ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Opens Kansas City's first Inpatient Senior Suites Unit
Oct 1, 2017

(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
Sep 1, 2017

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

Christopher Cummings, D.O. Brings Robotic Surgery Expertise to St. Joseph Medical Center
Aug 1, 2017

(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. Dr. Cummings returns to Kansas City after completing his ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Opens Senior Clinic
Jun 20, 2017

(Kansas City, MO– June 5 th, 2017) – 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. ...

St. Joseph Medical Center receives Mission: Lifeline quality achievement award
Jun 20, 2017

Kansas City, Mo 2017 — 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 ...

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