Blog Posts in 2014

Digital Mammography Coming to Saint John Hospital
Dec 12, 2014

In early January, 2015, Saint John Hospital will be receiving a new weapon in the fight against breast cancer, digital mammography. The new digital mammography equipment is part of an initiative from the hospital designed to meet women's health ...

150 Years And Counting: Saint John Hospital Looks Forward to the Good That is Yet to Be
Dec 12, 2014

On March 15, 1864, the first patients treated at Saint John Hospital were a family of Civil War refugees. The Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth took the family in and cared for them even though the hospital wasn't yet ready to open. Fast forward ...

Prime Healthcare Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Daughters of Charity Health System
Oct 10, 2014

Ontario, Calif. (Oct. 10, 2014) – Prime Healthcare Services and Prime Healthcare Foundation ("Prime Healthcare") said today it will ensure continued access to quality healthcare at six struggling California hospitals it will acquire ...

Construction Underway on New Saint John Emergency Services Department
Aug 15, 2014

In 2013, Saint John Hospital nearly doubled the number of patients seen each month in its Emergency Services Department. To meet the community's growing demand for emergency care, renovation is now underway on the ground floor of the Saint John ...

Back-To-School Basic Health Tips for COLLEGE STUDENTS
Aug 6, 2014

Parents of college-age students have a lot of experience in back-to school rituals, but when they are ready to go off to college and more independence, the ritual becomes more complex. While shopping for bedding, dorm room supplies, books and laptops ...

Saint John Hospital: 150 Years and Counting
Mar 24, 2014

As the first civilian hospital in Kansas, Saint John Hospital has a long history of serving the community. On March 15, 1864, the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth received their first patients, a family of Civil War refugees fleeing from ...