It’s not news that things are changing on the Washington University Medical Center campus, where Washington University School of Medicine, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and other patient-care facilities are situated. If you drive along Kingshighway Boulevard, just east of Forest Park in St. Louis, the changes are obvious:
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A change in how nurses are assigned patients not only saved thousands of steps each shift but also led to a significant improvement in patient satisfaction on 17300 GYN oncology. When Martha Rahm came to the floor as clinical nurse manager in 2014, patient satisfaction scores were not where they should have been. “We were
What the hospital really is, is a collection of people—staff and the patients they care for—all of whom have amazing stories to tell.
There’s a good reason nearly every broadcast season since the dawn of the television age has had in its lineup at least one, if not several, hospital dramas or comedies. Marcus Welby,
As a medical center that treats a very diverse population of patients, it is not uncommon for our team members to care for patients who speak a foreign language.
Providing excellent care begins with good communication between the patient and caregiver. In order to convey complex information to each and every patient, the hospital relies
Barnes-Jewish Hospital has a rich tradition of medical excellence and exceptional health care and respects the religious beliefs of each team member and patient.
In honor of the first day of Hanukkah, we’re taking a look at the history of the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis and the ways this important holiday has been celebrated
A new survey of medical school deans in the U.S. and Canada found that the average number of hours that a four-year medical education dedicated to caring for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender patients was just five hours. The results were published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
Earlier this week, U.S. News added to their list of “Best Hospitals” (we were on the Honor Roll again in case you didn’t hear) with a new list — Top Doctors.
According to their news release:
U.S. News Top Doctors was created in collaboration with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., publisher of America’s Top Doctors and
It’s that time of year again! The 2011-2012 Honor Roll of Best Hospitals by U.S.News & World Report magazine has been published, and we are proud to announce that once again, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University physicians are being recognized as national leaders in medicine.
In this 19th consecutive year of being on the list
You may think calling hospital facts “fun” is a bit of a stretch, but this fact can actually help stretch your dollars!
Did you know we have discounted parking if you’re visiting a patient who is staying over night?
Well, we do, and it could save you a bundle on parking!
Discount parking pass cards
The past two weeks of my life were spent sans-cell phone. I was in Germany, and my cell phone provider said my phone would work abroad, but they were wrong. I spent two weeks not connected to my email, texts, Words with Friends or a phone. And it was painful. Being a 20-something addicted to technology,