St. Joseph and St. Mary’s Medical Centers First in Midwest to Receive
Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation
Kansas City/Blue Springs, MO (August 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 Emergency Physicians (ACEP). St. Joseph Medical Center
and St. Mary’s Medical Centers are the only institutions in the
Midwest with this accreditation which recognizes both institutions are
focused on the highest standards of care for our communities’ older adults.
Colorado Man Comes to Kansas City for State of the Art Knee Replacement
Kansas City, MO, (July 30, 2018) – Scott Mactiernan is from the
small town of Paosa Springs, Colorado and desperately needed a double
knee replacement. He was planning to have the replacement through normal
surgical procedures by a local orthopedic surgeon when his wife Kelly
heard about the NAVIO Surgical System, a cutting-edge platform that provides
robotic assistance in knee replacement surgery, from a friend that works
at St. Joseph Medical Center. Scott and Kelly decided to meet with Dr.
Scott Abraham with Apex Orthopedics. Little did they know Scott would
have both knees replaced, walk 90 minutes post operatively and go home
only two days later.
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.
(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.
(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.
(Kansas City, MO – September 1st, 2017) – Avila University
has partnered with St. Joseph Medical Center to run its on-campus health 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 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 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 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 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 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.