Rick Stevens will join BJC HealthCare as the new president of Christian Hospital, effective June 27. He comes to Christian Hospital from Sutter Health’s California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.
Both adult and pediatric hospice patients in St. Louis will soon have much-needed options for end-of-life care with the opening of Evelyn’s House, a 16-bedhospice house to be located on the campus of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital in Creve Coeur, Missouri.
Memorial Regional Health Services, Metro-East Services, Inc., Memorial Group, Inc. and BJC HealthCare have filed a Certificate of Need (CON) application with the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board (IHFSRB) to construct a three-story 70,500 square foot medical office building adjacent to Memorial Hospital East in Shiloh, Illinois.
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.