In The News

Section: In The News - posted in 2018

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 ...