2020

Blog Posts in 2020

St. Joseph Medical Center Sends Message to Community Regarding Reopening Plan
May 7, 2020

Plan for Resuming Non-Emergency Procedures Follows State, Local Guidelines Announced by state and local health officials, St. Joseph Medical Center plans to resume most of its services by the by the end of May, including elective surgeries and ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Continues to Save Lives For Patients in Midst of COVID-19
Apr 22, 2020

KANSAS CITY, APRIL 16, 2020 - Raymond “Allen” Vaughn of Kansas City, Mo. is well-acquainted with St. Joseph Medical Center. He has worked there for 13 years, currently as the lead in the environmental services department. But last month, ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Remains Available for All Medical Emergencies
Apr 22, 2020

Ensuring safe access to emergency medical care continues to be important, even during a pandemic. Prime hospitals remain available to serve emergency needs for non-COVID related issues. Patients should not delay care when needed, especially for ...

Your Heart is Talking to You
Feb 13, 2020

Local Woman, 39, with Misdiagnosed Heart Attacks Credits St. Joseph Medical Center with Saving Life When Angela Persinger, a workforce manager from Independence, Mo., turned 40 in November, she felt like her body was giving up on her. She was ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Recognized for Quality and Safety by Top Ratings Organizations: CMS, Leapfrog and Healthgrades
Jan 30, 2020

Receives CMS Highest 5-Star Rating, Leapfrog ‘A,’ and Healthgrades Top 5% in Nation Ranking in the top 6 percent of the nation among hospitals reporting data, St. Joseph Medical Center was awarded the highest 5-star Overall Hospital ...

Investing in Mental Health: St. Joseph Medical Center Adds New Psychiatry Practice, Expands Physician Services
Jan 23, 2020

St. Joseph Medical Center has added a new psychiatry practice to its campus and expanded the services of one of its psychiatrists to better meet the mental health needs of the area. St. Joseph Psychiatry Associates, located on the campus of St. ...

Mark Benz Named New Regional CEO of Prime Healthcare's Four Area Hospitals
Jan 9, 2020

Prime Healthcare’s award-winning hospitals welcomed Mark Benz to its leadership team on December 18, 2019, as the new Regional CEO of the healthcare system’s four Missouri and Kansas hospitals and affiliated locations, including St. ...

Mark Benz Named New Regional CEO of Prime Healthcare's Four Area Hospitals
Jan 7, 2020

Prime Healthcare’s award-winning hospitals welcomed Mark Benz to its leadership team on December 18, 2019, as the new Regional CEO of the healthcare system’s four Missouri and Kansas hospitals and affiliated locations, including St. ...