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March into Weather Safety
Mar 2, 2020

March 1 marks Missouri’s Severe Weather Awareness Week. Statewide Preparedness and Awareness weeks are an opportunity to increase awareness and response to severe weather hazards. What better time to make and practice your emergency plan and ...

Stress Can Harm Your Heart
Feb 4, 2020

February is National Heart Month. During this month, healthcare providers talk about the importance of getting your blood pressure under control, signs and symptoms of a heart attack, stroke, high cholesterol and coronary artery disease. We talk a ...

The Most Difficult Resolution to Keep
Jan 7, 2020

It is that time a year again; when we make outlandish promises like getting in shape, eating better, and putting away the laundry as soon as it comes out of the dryer. Most of us know all too well that our well-intentioned New Year’s resolution ...

World Stroke Day 2019
Oct 29, 2019

Today, stroke is the leading cause of disability and the second leading cause of death worldwide. This year, alone, 14.5 million people will experience a stroke and 5.5 of those will die from it. Around 80 million people worldwide are stroke ...

Mark Benz Named New Regional CEO of Prime Healthcare's Four Area Hospitals
Jan 9, 2020

Prime Healthcare’s award-winning hospitalswelcomed Mark Benz to its leadership team on December 18, 2019, as the new Regional CEO of the healthcare system’s four Missouri and Kansas hospitals and affiliated locations, including St. ...

St. Mary's Medical Center Nationally Recognized with an 'A' Grade in the Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades
Nov 7, 2019

For the fifth time in a row, St. Mary’s Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ grade from the Leapfrog Group as a part of the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades service. This is a national distinction recognizing St. Mary’s Medical ...

St. Mary's Medical Center Earns Nuclear Cardiology Reaccreditation by IAC
Oct 2, 2019

St. Mary's Heart Center has been granted an additional three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Nuclear Cardiology. This latest accreditation awarded to demonstrates St. Mary's ongoing commitment ...

St. Mary's Receives Awards for Excellence in Heart Failure, Stroke Care
Aug 12, 2019

St. Mary’s Medical Center has received both the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®- Heart Failure Gold Plus and Stroke Gold Plus achievement awards. Both awards recognize St. Mary’s commitment to ensuring ...