Siteman Cancer Center launches the Siteman Cancer Network, an affiliation with regional medical centers for cancer research, treatment and prevention.
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital ceremonially breaks ground for the new replacement hospital.
BJC and Washington University School of Medicine establish the Health Systems Innovation Lab, an effort aimed at developing innovative ways to deliver care and improve people’s health.
BJC Behavioral Health’s new Friends in Action Clubhouse opens in Farmington, Mo.
Siteman Cancer Center opens a North County location at Christian Hospital.
The Rehabilitation Institute of St. Louis at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital opens.
BJC celebrates the opening of Evelyn’s House for adult and pediatric hospice patients on the campus of Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital.
Steve Lipstein receives the 2017 Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award from the National Center for Healthcare Leadership.
Progress West Hospital unveils its newborn intensive care unit.
BJC Hospice introduces its second Wings on Wheels vehicle, bringing free supportive therapy to St. Louis communities.
Steve Lipstein receives the Champion for Health Award from the non-profit Rx Outreach.
SLCH and Saint Louis Public Schools expand “Healthy Kids-Healthy Minds,” increasing school nurse staffing in the school district.
The new Kingshighway/Forest Park intersection opens to improve access to the medical center campus.
Parkland Health Center in Farmington, Mo., celebrates the completion of its emergency department expansion.
The BJC Collaborative marks five years.
Rich Liekweg is named to succeed Steve Lipstein as president and CEO of BJC effective Jan. 1, 2018.
The strategic affiliation between Memorial Group and BJC becomes official Jan. 1.
Boone Hospital Nifong Medical Plaza opens.
Decatur Memorial Hospital joins the BJC Collaborative.
St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers recognizes the Campus Renewal Project with inclusion champion and best practices award.
The BJC Summer Book Brigade debuts, providing second graders with a new book to read over the summer.
The Center for Advanced Medicine in South County opens.
Memorial Hospital East opens.
Missouri Baptist Medical Center earns Magnet recognition for nursing excellence.
The Barnes-Jewish Hospital Tele ICU Center opens.
The Women’s Health and Childbirth Center at Alton Memorial Hospital is recognized as Baby Friendly, a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital launches Siteman Kids to care for children with cancer.
In response to regional community needs identified by the Ferguson Commission, BJC creates the BJC Scholars Fund, offering needs-based awards of $10,000 per academic year.
BJC establishes Connections groups, launched to support diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
BJC joins health care organizations across the United States in signing the American Hospital Association (AHA) Equity Pledge to eliminate health care disparities.
BJC executive vice president Rich Liekweg is named president of BJC.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital assumes operations and ownership of the St. Louis Regional Psychiatric Stabilization Center.
The Children’s Specialty Care Center opens in west St. Louis County.
The BJC Institute for Learning and Development (BILD) debuts, building on the foundation of the Center for LifeLong Learning.
BJC is featured in the “Leading Practices on Disability Inclusion” report, published in conjunction with the 2015 Corporate Disability Employment Summit in Washington, DC.
Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System joins the BJC Collaborative.
Boone Hospital Center opens the new Stewart Cancer Center.
Steve Lipstein is named St. Louis Citizen of the Year by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Christian Hospital launches the Community Health Access Program (CHAP), coordinating efforts of both EMS and the emergency department so that non-emergency patients receive care in a more appropriate setting.
BJC hosts its first regional employee wellness summit.
BJC president and CEO Steve Lipstein is among those elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM).
BJC signs a management agreement with Bethesda to strengthen long-term care services.
BJC is honored with the St. Louis American Foundation’s annual corporate diversity award.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital receives a “Show-Me Healthcare Champion Award” for creating an environment of inclusion for employees and patients.
The Campus Renewal Project holds a ceremonial groundbreaking.
BJC President and CEO Steven Lipstein is named St. Louis Citizen of the Year by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
William Drabant II of Baldwin City, Kan., returned to Barnes-Jewish Hospital in August to celebrate the one-year anniversary of his first-of-a-kind double transplant. Drabant, who has battled cystic fibrosis and severe liver disease, was the first patient to undergo a liver and double-lung transplant at Barnes-Jewish and is one of only 56 patients across the country to undergo such a procedure.
The Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine lung transplant program celebrates 25 years of changing lives. The program’s first successful adult lung transplant was on July 17, 1988. Today, the program is one of the world’s largest, with surgeons completing more than 1,280 lung transplants as of July 2013.
Progress West HealthCare Center was renamed Progress West Hospital.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital was named a 2013 St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplace, ranking 10th among large employers in the metropolitan area.
The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center became the first in Missouri to achieve Comprehensive Stroke Center certification. The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association certify Comprehensive Stroke Centers as industry leaders responsible for setting the national agenda in highly specialized stroke care.
Blessing Health System in Quincy, Ill., announced May 9 that it will participate in the BJC Collaborative, a partnership among health care systems throughout Illinois, Missouri and eastern Kansas. In September, Southern Illinois Healthcare in Carbondale becomes the sixth health care system to join the Collaborative.
BJC HealthCare was presented with a 2013 LearningElite award from Chief Learning Officer magazine, ranking 20th overall from more than 200 companies and first among health care organizations. The award recognizes organizations that demonstrate enterprise-wide success through employee learning and development.
Missouri Baptist Medical Center and Boone Hospital Center were named to HealthGrades’ list of America’s 100 Best Hospitals. This distinction recognizes 2 percent of the nation’s hospitals that consistently provide the highest clinical quality and maintain the best patient outcomes.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital once again received Magnet recognition, the highest honor of nursing excellence held by only eight hospitals in Missouri, including three BJC hospitals. The American Nurses Credentialing Center awarded Barnes-Jewish its third consecutive Magnet status in recognition of quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice.
The Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine began seeing patients Jan. 7 at its newest outpatient location, in south St. Louis County. Located at Interstate 55 and Butler Hill Road, Siteman Cancer Center-South County offers access to the same advanced treatments – including more than 240 clinical trials – and technology available at Siteman’s main location at Washington University Medical Center.