Read a commentary by Steve Lipstein, president and CEO of BJC HealthCare, in the Wednesday, November 12, 2015, St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital earned a distinction that only about 100 hospitals worldwide have achieved — its third consecutive Magnet® honor for nursing excellence. The announcement of the designation, from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), took place August 19, 2015.
Since 1998, Saint Luke’s has developed a telemedicine service, eHealth, that enables specialist visits to the health system’s outreach clinics located within a 150-mile radius of Kansas City. At the same time, SLCH developed telemedicine capabilities to aid its own outreach efforts. That led to more convenient follow-up care for Serena.
Ironworkers acquire a certain “toughness” on the job. They perform physically demanding and dangerous work with balance, strength and agility, working outside year-round at great heights to guide and connect steel beams weighing tons. Some ironworkers on the BJC Campus Renewal Project showed their “softer” side after spotting a toddler in a window nine stories up, waving and smiling day after day.
BJC HealthCare is featured in the "Leading Practices on Disability Inclusion" Report. The report, which highlights successful disability inclusion practices among businesses, was published in conjunction with the 2015 Corporate Disability Employment Summit. BJC is one of only two health care delivery organizations featured in the report.
and its physician partners at Washington University School of Medicine
are once again listed among the nation’s elite medical centers in U.S.News & World Report’s
annual list of “Best Hospitals,” ranking No. 10 in the nation. Barnes-Jewish Hospital is also again ranked No. 1 in both Missouri and the Northeastern Missouri region.
Nancy LeMaster, BJC Vice President - Supply Chain, is named to the 2015 health care supply chain leadership hall of fame by the Bellwether League. LeMaster was recognized for supply chain strategic planning and performance improvement initiatives, including utilization management and data analysis.
The Court ruled that subsidies can continue for the purchase of health insurance in the 34 states, including Missouri, that rely on the federal government to operate their health insurance exchanges.
is a Columbia native. She graduated from Hickman High School, and then attended the University of Missouri where she received both a degree in chemistry and her medical degree. Dr. Blount has been practicing internal medicine at the Boone Clinic since 1987.