Category: About Us

Building for Exceptional Care

Building for Exceptional Care

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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Repurposing Fitbits To Track Improvement in Patient Care

Repurposing Fitbits To Track Improvement in Patient Care

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

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Behind the Scenes of Our Ad Campaign

Behind the Scenes of Our Ad Campaign

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,

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We are speaking your language

We are speaking your language

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

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History of Barnes-Jewish Hospital

History of Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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

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Barnes-Jewish earns top honors in LGBT healthcare equality

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).
Whatever the

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U.S. News Has New Ranking — Top Doctors

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

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital Annual Report Ready To Roll

In case you didn’t get a copy mailed to your home, the 2010 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Annual Report is complete. It highlights stories about Megan Moss, our role in a new national match paired kidney exchange program, our first heart/kidney transplant featuring patient Jonathan Sadowski, our new stroke outreach program and more. Special kudos to our Sarah Kinkade for

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For the 19th straight year, Barnes-Jewish makes the U.S. News "Honor Roll"

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

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Barnes-Jewish Fun Fact #1 – discount parking

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

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