Starting before dawn Tuesday morning, patients were accepted for the first time at the new 94-bed hospital.
The BJC Collaborative has expanded once again with the addition of Decatur Memorial Hospital, a 300-bed hospital and medical group serving a six-county region surrounding Decatur, Ill.
Patrick White, MD, approaches the practice of medicine as a way to improve the quality of a patient’s life, not simply a way to extend it.
BJC Accountable Care Organization was selected as one of nearly 150 renewing Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), providing Medicare beneficiaries with access to high-quality, coordinated care across the United States, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced.
The strategic affiliation between Memorial Group and BJC HealthCare became official on January 1, 2016.
Sarah Bush Lincoln, based in Mattoon, Ill., has joined the BJC Collaborative, an affiliation of health care systems throughout Illinois, Missouri and Eastern Kansas.
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.