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Ten Tips for Tick Season
Jul 9, 2019

Tick season is back and it’s getting worse every year. Last year almost 60,000 cases of tickborne disease were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In 2016 the total reported cases was closer to 50,000. For the ...

An Update on Sunscreen - Wear it!
Jun 25, 2019

The number one most common form of cancer in the United States is skin cancer. Over 5 million cases of skin cancer get diagnosed annually. According to the American Cancer Society, that number is more than breast, prostate, colon and lung cancer ...

Do You Have a Hernia?
Jun 18, 2019

If you haven’t experienced hernia surgery, you probably know someone who has. Hernias are relatively common and caused by a variety of circumstances that can afflict anyone. The question is, how do you know if you have a hernia? A hernia occurs ...

Your Genes and Breast Cancer
May 7, 2019

Did you know that one in eight women born in the U.S. today will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives? As scary as that number may sound, most women survive breast cancer, especially when detected early. Plus, women who are aware of ...

Prime Healthcare Hospitals Develop Unique Programs Focused on Caring for Growing Senior Population
Aug 6, 2019

Two Missouri Hospitals Serve as Best Practice Models for National System, Three California Hospitals Follow with Geriatric ED Accreditation (ONTARIO, Calif – August 6, 2019) – Senior patients entering the emergency room at St. Joseph ...

St. Mary's Medical Center Achieves Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award
May 29, 2019

<p> St. Mary&rsquo;s Medical Center announced today that it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award<sup>TM</sup>. This distinction places St. Mary&rsquo;s Medical Center among the top 5% of ...

St. Mary's Medical Center Receives an 'A' for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade
May 15, 2019

St. Mary’s Medical Center has been awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group ’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes St. Mary’s Medical Center’s efforts in protecting patients from ...

St. Mary's Medical Center Receives Four-Stars
Apr 19, 2019

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced updated data on the Hospital Compare website and on data.medicare.gov to provide patients, families and all stakeholders with the information needed to compare the performance of ...