St. Mary's Designated Level II Stroke Center
St. Mary's Medical Center has earned Stroke Center Level II designation from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Bureau of Hospital Standards. The Time Critical Diagnosis System was created to improve health outcomes in Missouri and stroke patients will be transported by EMS to the appropriate level stroke center.(Read the News Release.)
Deb Ohnoutka Named Chief Executive Officer
Deb Ohnoutka has been named Chief Executive Officer of St. Mary’s Medical Center. Ohnoutka most recently had been the Vice President of Nursing for Carondelet Health and Chief Nursing Officer for St. Joseph and St. Mary’s Medical Centers. (Read the News Release.)
Prime Healthcare Completes Acquisition of St. Joseph Medical Center and St. Mary’s Medical Center
Prime Healthcare announced today that it has completed its acquisition of St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO, and St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs, MO, as well as other assets of Carondelet Health from Ascension Health. St. Joseph and St. Mary’s medical centers are acute-care hospitals with 456 beds and 900 physicians on staff combined. Read more.
St. Mary's Recognized as "Top Performer" by the Joint Commission
St. Mary’s Medical Center has earned recognition as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.
St. Mary’s was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2014 annual report “America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for:
· Heart attack
· Surgical Care
St. Mary's Medical Center Earns Award for Stroke Care
St. Mary’s Medical Center has earned the Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. This award recognizes St. Mary’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally accepted guidelines
St. Mary's Medical Center Earns Chest Pain Accreditation
St. Mary’s Medical Center has earned received full accreditation with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. St. Mary’s undertook a rigorous evaluation and refinement of heart care processes in order to integrate the industry’s best practices into its cardiac care services. Read more.
St. Mary’s Medical Center Honored For Cardiac Care Excellence
St. Mary's stands as one of only 256 hospitals nationwide to be honored for their commitment to implement higher standards of care for heart attack patients, saving lives and improving outcomes of heart attack patients in our community. Read more.
Adult Vaccinations - Are You Covered?
Today, less than half of adults over the age of 20 are considered adequately protected by vaccinations. Bryan Hughes, MD, explains the vaccines and boosters that adults need to be aware of. Read more
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St. Mary's Earns Advanced Certification for Stroke Care
St. Mary's is an Energy Star
St. Mary’s Medical Center has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification.St. Mary’s is the only hospital in the Kansas City metro area earning the certification. Read more.
An estimated 50-70 million Americans have some
sleep or wakefullness disorders.
Watch our Sleep Center video to find out why you may be losing sleep and what you can do about it..
- Your health depends on it.
More people die from sudden cardiac arrest every year than those that die in car accidents, house fires, AIDs, firearms, colorectal, breast and prostate cancer combined.
The AHA indicates the numbers to be as high as 350,000. Added to this 1.2 million people suffer heart attacks and 700,000 people have strokes. The numbers are staggering and certainly indicate that this could happen to you or someone you love. Learn more