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ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL RECEIVES AN ‘A’ FOR PATIENT SAFETY IN SPRING 2018 LEAPFROG HOSPITAL SAFETY GRADE
Apr 25, 2018
The Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C.-based organization aiming to improve health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers, released the new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. St. Joseph Hospital was part of the top 30 percent of hospitals ...
St. Joseph Hospital Medical Telemetry Department Recognized with the Gold Beacon Award for Excellence
Feb 23, 2018
St. Joseph Hospital Medical Telemetry Department Recognized with the Gold Beacon Award for Excellence National three-year award with gold, silver, bronze designations marks a significant milestone on the path to exceptional patient care and achieving a healthy work environment. ORANGE, CALIF. (Feb. 22, 2018) — The medical telemetry unit at St. ...
St. Joseph Hospital earns 2018 Women's Choice Award® in five specialties
Jan 30, 2018
St. Joseph Hospital is recognized as one of America's Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Cancer Care, and Obstetrics, and as one of America's Best Breast Centers and America’s Best Stroke Centers. Orange, Calif. (Jan. 30, 2018) – St. ...
BLUEGRASS VASCULAR ANNOUNCES ENROLLMENT OF FIRST PATIENTS IN U.S. PIVOTAL TRIAL
Jan 18, 2018
ORANGE, CALIF. – Jan. 18, 2018 – Bluegrass Vascular Technologies, a private medical technology company focused on innovating lifesaving devices and methods for vascular access, today announced the enrollment of its first patients in the ...
As health workers deal with mass shootings and fires, more hospitals are looking to help them cope
Jan 2, 2018
As health workers deal with mass shootings and fires, more hospitals are looking to help them cope The tragedies that play out in hospitals affect not just patients and their families, but the nurses and doctors who care for them. In one day, a hospital staff could treat a child gravely injured in a car accident, lose a patient to a terminal ...
CLINICAL TRIAL REVEALS EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMON TREATMENTS FOR DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS
Dec 17, 2017
Large-scale clinical trial showed that routine use of clot procedure did not reduce the chance of developing post-thrombotic syndrome in all patients ORANGE, CALIF. (Dec. 15, 2017) – Not all patients with blood clots in their legs – a ...
Baby born in Orange ties world record of most generations born on same day of the year
Dec 11, 2017
Baby born in Orange ties world record of most generations born on same day of the year Sarah Peeler grew up hearing from her family that all she had to do to claim a world record was give birth on a certain day – no pressure. Aug. 13 is a very special day for the Peeler family – it’s a birthday shared by Peeler, her ...
It's Suddenly Cold Out. Am I Going to Get Sick?
Dec 8, 2017
As the thermometer drops, infection does become more likely—but it’s not because of the temperature. A couple of weeks ago, the temperature in New York dropped something like 30 degrees in the span of a day. A month or so earlier, the ...
Early encounter in nursing launched healthcare journey for new St. Joseph head
Oct 31, 2017
Early encounter in nursing launched healthcare journey for new St. Joseph head Long before Jeremy Zoch was the chief executive of St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, he was a high school student looking to spend some free time making a difference. And that is when he meet someone who would help launch his lifetime of dedication to ...
Anaheim Hills fire causing unhealthy air quality in SoCal
Oct 9, 2017
ORANGE, Calif. (KABC) -- The fast-moving brush fire in the Anaheim Hills area is sending massive clouds of soot and ash into the Southern California skies, leading to dangerous air quality from Orange County to Long Beach and Riverside County. ...
Eats for beats: 5 foods to boost heart health
Oct 3, 2017
Many of us know eating more fruits and vege-tables may help ward off some types of cancers, that more fiber-rich foods help to keep us full and that protein is the foundation of strong muscles and bones. Food also plays a big role in healthy hearts. ...
Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History
Oct 2, 2017
Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History Dr. Ray Casciari discusses the mass shooting in Las Vegas with the Tim Conway Jr. Show on KFI AM640. (His interview begins at 01:04:00.) Listen to "Worst Mass Shooting in U.S. History"
Are Biosimilar Drugs the Future of Cancer Treatment?
Oct 2, 2017
The first biosimilar for cancer treatment has FDA approval and more are in the pipeline. Doctors say it’s too soon to say how it will affect cancer patients. Some of the most exciting advancements in cancer treatment involve biologic therapies. ...
'Cancer Pen' Could Make Tumor Surgery Easier, More Accurate
Sep 19, 2017
'Cancer Pen' Could Make Tumor Surgery Easier, More Accurate Doctors are cautiously optimistic about a new handheld device that researchers say can tell the difference between healthy tissue and cancerous tissue. When you have surgery to remove a cancerous tumor, you want your doctor to get every last bit of ...
Dr. Ray Explaining Kidney Transplants
Sep 14, 2017
Dr. Ray Casciari physician at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange stopped by the The Tim Conway, Jr. Show last night to talk about what's involved in a kidney transplant after news broke that Selena Gomez received one from her friend. Listen to the ...
Testament of True Love
Jul 20, 2017
Wife is a perfect match to donate kidney to husband with polycystic kidney disease.
Teen Dies From Too Much Caffeine, Coroner Says
May 16, 2017
Dr. Ray Casciari, physician at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange talks about the dangers of caffeine laden-drinks. Read more: ...
The church doesn't talk enough about postpartum depression. These Catholic women are changing that.
May 5, 2017
For Marissa Nichols, the turning point came one night in 2011 when her husband went out to buy milk. Sitting in their apartment in Santa Clara, Calif., with her then 2-year-old daughter and infant son, she felt profoundly alone and in despair. They ...
Cigarette Pricing About to Jump $2 as Tax Approved by Voters Goes Into Effect
Mar 29, 2017
Cigarette Pricing About to Jump $2 as Tax Approved by Voters Goes Into Effect On April 1 the price of a pack of cigarettes will jump as the $2 tax approved by voters in November 2016 goes into effect. Chip Yost reports for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on March 29, 2017. Click here to watch the video.
51 hospitals with the lowest heart attack readmission rates
Mar 28, 2017
The following is a list of hospitals with the lowest 30-day readmission rates from heart attacks, according to data from CMS. The information was pulled from CMS' Hospital Compare and is from July 2012 through June 2015, the most recent data ...
St. Joe Fills Chief Medical Slot
Mar 28, 2017
St. Joe Fills Chief Medical Slot St. Joseph Hospital-Orange said Scott Rusk would be chief medical officer, effective immediately, with a mandate to “improve clinical quality and outcomes,” Chief Executive Jeremy Zoch said. Rusk previously served as vice president of ...
Emergency Rooms Brace for Surge in Patients on St. Patrick’s Day
Mar 17, 2017
Hospital emergency rooms are bracing for a possible surge in patients on Friday because of St. Patrick's Day. Chris Wolfe reports from Orange for the KTLA 5 News at 3 on March 17, 2017. Video link: ...
Dr. Ray Casciari Discusses Colorectal Cancer with Tim Conway Jr.
Mar 14, 2017
Dr. Raymond Casciari discusses the risk factors, symptoms and diagnostic screening guidelines for colorectal cancer with Tim Conway Jr.
Hospital volunteers unlock deep mysteries with dying patients
Mar 12, 2017
Hospital volunteers unlock deep mysteries with dying patients There is life and death and the in-between. It is the in-between where hospital volunteers such as Edie Bennett and David Wynn make sure that no one dies alone. Over nearly a decade of volunteering at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange, Bennett and Wynn ...
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