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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. ...

Lung Health for a Lifetime: New Lung Coordinator at St. Joseph Medical Center Offering Lung Screenings at Lowest Rate in Metro
Nov 19, 2019

St. Joseph Medical Center recently hired a new lung health coordinator to better educate the metro regarding lung health, lung cancer and the alarming trend of vaping, especially among youth. Michelle Boucher, RT, says that recent statistics in ...

Lung Health for a Lifetime: New Lung Coordinator at St. Joseph Medical Center Offering Lung Screenings at Lowest Rate in Metro
Nov 19, 2019

St. Joseph Medical Center recently hired a new lung health coordinator to better educate the metro regarding lung health, lung cancer and the alarming trend of vaping, especially among youth. Michelle Boucher, RT, says that recent statistics in ...

St. Joseph Medical Center CEO, Jodi Fincher, Recognized for Visionary Leadership
Nov 12, 2019

Jodi Fincher, R.N., CEO of St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo., was recognized with the Missouri Hospital Association’s Visionary Leadership Award for her commitment to innovation in care for seniors. The award was presented on ...

Least Likely Candidate for Open Heart Surgery: How Cardiologists at St. Joseph Medical Center Saved Life of Local Triathlete in Curious Case
Nov 4, 2019

You can call Robert Love of Raymore, MO an outlier. At 63 years old, he was in the best shape of his life. In fact, he was in better shape than his three grown children, as they would willingly attest. This retired financial analyst could run 3-4 ...

Healient Physician Group Moves Back to St. Joseph Medical Center in Multi-million Dollar Relocation
Sep 16, 2019

St. Joseph Medical Center began construction this month to make way for the return of Healient Physician Group to the hospital campus in a $3 million relocation project. As part of the ongoing turnaround of the award-winning St. Joseph’s ...

St. Joseph Medical Center: A story of a hospital turnaround. The local name you know. The world-class care you will love.
Sep 4, 2019

KANSAS CITY, September 4, 2019 - Only four years ago, St. Joseph Medical Center was on life-support. When Interim CEO Jodi Fincher arrived in 2016, she was handed a $101-million loss in revenues from the previous year. Profitability was at an ...

St. Joseph Medical Center A story of a hospital turnaround
Sep 4, 2019

The local name you know. The world-class care you will love. Only four years ago, St. Joseph Medical Center was on life-support. When Interim CEO Jodi Fincher arrived in 2016, she was handed a $101-million loss in revenues from the previous year. ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Meets Area Shortage of Diabetic Care With New Clinic and Experienced Endocrinologist
Aug 12, 2019

St. Joseph Medical Center recently hired an endocrinologist to better treat patients in the metro with diabetes, thyroid disease, and other hormone and metabolic issues related to the endocrine glands. The hiring of Dr. Ahmad Almubaslat coincides ...

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 Announces New General Surgeon, Dr. Clint Gates and Offers Free Hernia Screenings
Aug 5, 2019

St. Joseph Medical Center is pleased to welcome general surgeon, Clint Gates, M.D. to the St. Joseph’s Medical Center healthcare team. Dr. Gates is proficient in robotic, laparoscopic, and open surgical approaches with special interest in ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Announces Addition of Board-Certified Neurosurgeon
Jul 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 significantly decrease the ...

St. Joseph Medical Center Earns Recognition for Stroke Care
Jul 24, 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 recognizes the hospital’s ...

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 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 ...

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