St. Joseph Hospital Golf Tournament Raises $246,000 for The Emergency Care Center: Preparing for the Future
ORANGE, CA – More than 261 golfers gathered at the Coto De Caza Golf & Racquet Club on April 20 to support St. Joseph Hospital’s 30th Annual Golf Tournament, which raised an estimated $246,000 benefiting the Emergency Care Center: Preparing for the Future.
“The St. Joseph Hospital Golf Tournament was a huge success this year thanks to all of the wonderful donors, volunteers and golfers,” said Joseph Conway, President of Diversified Investment Services, Inc. and Chair of the 2015 St. Joseph Hospital Golf Tournament. “The on-course lunch was great and everyone really enjoyed the bourbon tasting.”
Proceeds from this year’s golf tournament support he Emergency Care Center: Preparing for the Future. “This new concept in emergency care will help us treat more patients, more quickly yet maintain the outstanding quality of care that St. Joseph Hospital is known for,” said James Pierog, MD, emergency care physician.
Plans for the Emergency Care Center include reducing the waiting room bottleneck, instituting rapid medical evaluations, aligning resources with patient demand, improved patient flow, and the exploration of best practices in emergency care. Orange County continues to depend on St. Joseph Hospital for the very best emergency care in the community. For more information about St. Joseph Hospital’s Emergency Care Center, visit www.sjo.org.
The St. Joseph Hospital Golf Tournament key event sponsors included: Healthcare Design & Construction, LLC, Meyer and Reeder, Inc. and Minuteman Parking Company. For more information on the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, please visit www.sjo.org/waystogive.
About St. Joseph Hospital
Founded in 1929, St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., is a nationally recognized, 463-bed, not-for-profit Catholic hospital dedicated to extending the healing ministry of Jesus in the tradition of Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange. Fully accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, St. Joseph Hospital’s reputation for clinical excellence and compassionate, family-centered care draws patients from all over the United States. This is one reason why St. Joseph Hospital was named one of the top 10 hospitals in the Los Angeles/Orange County area by U.S. News & World Report. With a highly recognized 1,000-member medical staff and more than 3,100 support staff, St. Joseph Hospital is home to more than 80 specialty programs, including The Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment, the Heart and Vascular Center and a nationally acclaimed Orthopedics program that has been ranked among the top 50 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Equally important is St. Joseph Hospital’s dedication to caring for the medically underserved through health education programs, a free-standing medical and dental clinic, and mobile health vans. St. Joseph Hospital depends on philanthropic support from the community to carry out its mission. These efforts are coordinated through the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation.