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U.S. News & World Report Names St. Joseph Hospital a High Performing Hospital and Distinguished Rankings in Six Specialties
Aug 1, 2019
Orange, Calif. (July 30, 2019) - St. Joseph Hospital has been recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report. The annual Procedures & Conditions ratings, now in their 5th year, are designed to assist patients ...
St. Joseph Hospital Earns “A” for Patient Safety in Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
May 20, 2019
St. Joseph Hospital Earns “A” for Patient Safety in Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade Award marks third consecutive top safety rating for the hospital Orange, Calif. (May 20, 2019) — The Leapfrog Group, a national organization committed to improving consumer health care quality and safety, has awarded St. Joseph Hospital an ...
2019 Women’s Choice Award® Names St. Joseph Hospital of Orange One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience
May 1, 2019
2019 Women’s Choice Award® Names St. Joseph Hospital of Orange  One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience Orange, Calif. (May 1, 2019) – St. Joseph Hospital has earned the 2019 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Experience for the third consecutive year. The hospital is one of 100 award recipients ...
New App Brings New Concerns
Feb 5, 2019
Dr. Brian Kolski weighs in on the new Apple Watch electrocardiogram app. Click here to watch the video featured on ABC 7.
How to Protect Yourself in Extremely Cold Weather
Jan 30, 2019
How to Protect Yourself in Extremely Cold Weather Several areas of the U.S. are experiencing—or will soon experience—ridiculously cold weather. Chicago, for example, is facing lows of –20 degrees and colder, and the city is expected to have a high (yes, high) of –13 degrees ...
Acupressure Helps with Depression, Sleep After Breast Cancer Treatment
Jan 28, 2019
A recent study found that acupressure could help alleviate multiple symptoms women often experience after breast cancer treatment. Acupressure involves applying pressure to specific points in the body to help with certain symptoms. Getty Images A new ...
Be careful with Apple Watch’s new electrocardiogram app, doctor warns
Dec 14, 2018
An Orange County cardiologist is warning Apple Watch users to be careful when using the wearable fitness tracker’s new electrocardiogram app, which the company unveiled Dec. 6. Dr. Brian Kolski said he was woken up in the middle of the night ...
St. Joseph Hospital Now Offering Highly Advanced Robotic-Arm Assisted Joint Replacement Procedures with Stryker’s Mako System
Dec 5, 2018
Innovative robotic technology allows surgeons to personalize total knee, partial knee and total hip replacement procedures to each patient. St. Joseph Hospital is one of the first hospitals in Orange County to offer robotic-arm assisted total knee, ...
Woman with severe back disability gets new life with doctor’s high-tech invention
Dec 3, 2018
Woman with severe back disability gets new life with doctor’s high-tech invention An implant allows her to sit up on her own – and that's a big deal By DAVID WHITING | dwhiting@scng.com | Orange County Register PUBLISHED: December 3, 2018 at 10:49 am | UPDATED: December 3, 2018 at 11:05 am There are people on this planet ...
St. Joseph Hospital Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
Nov 13, 2018
Award marks second consecutive top rating for the hospital and reflects its commitment to improving patient safety and delivering high quality patient care. Orange, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2018) — The Leapfrog Group, a national organization committed ...
St. Joseph Hospital’s Annual Fundraising Gala Raises Over $575,000
Oct 30, 2018
Proceeds will benefit the cancer navigator program, cancer research program and new linear accelerator at the hospital’s Center for Cancer Prevention and Treatment. Orange, Calif. (Oct. 30, 2018) — Generous supporters from across the ...
St. Joseph Hospital Pulmonary Renal Unit Earns Silver Beacon Award for Excellence
Sep 17, 2018
St. Joseph Hospital Pulmonary Renal Unit Earns  Silver Beacon Award for Excellence The pulmonary renal unit at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange received the Silver Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association for Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). The award is a milestone showcasing the unit’s exceptional patient care and ...
ER program for homeless patients in mental distress offers special care, a chance at housing
Aug 22, 2018
ER program for homeless patients in mental distress offers special care, a chance at housing The man came into the emergency room at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange on a busy evening, in the throes of a full-blown panic attack. He was delirious and suicidal. Homeless at 60, he had a long history of Parkinson’s disease. But his main issue ...
U.S. News Ranks St. Joseph Hospital among Best Regional Hospitals for Fourth Consecutive Year
Aug 14, 2018
U.S. News Ranks St. Joseph Hospital among Best Regional Hospitals for Fourth Consecutive Year St. Joseph Hospital in Orange has been recognized as one of the top hospitals in the Los Angeles/Orange County metropolitan area by U.S. News & World Report ’s “Best Regional Hospitals 2018-2019” rankings. This is the fourth ...
Daughter Donates Kidney to Give Mother New Life
Jul 20, 2018
A daughter gives her mother a gift that gives her new life. Vikki Vargas reports for NBC4 News on Monday, July 16, 2018.
St. Joseph Hospital earns Women's Choice Award for Patient Experience
May 15, 2018
St. Joseph Hospital earns Women's Choice Award for Patient Experience St. Joseph Hospital has earned the 2018 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Experience for the second consecutive year. The hospital is one of 100 award recipients representing hospitals of similar ...
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 ...
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