The LenSx on St. Clare Health Center’s campus is the only one in St. Louis and one of only about 100 in the U.S.
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Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Goede hopes to add 100 members to the St. Clare Auxiliary in 2013.
SSM St. Clare Health Center President Bill Hoefer recently installed Ginny Goede as president of the SSM St. Clare Health Center Auxiliary. Goede will serve a two-year term as Auxiliary president and chair of the Executive Board. She has been a volunteer for St. Clare Health Center, 1015 Bowles Ave., Fenton, since 2009. The auxiliary is for members of the community who want to support SSM St. Clare Health Center by participating in fundraising and social activities. The auxiliary has funded projects at the hospital such as the two-story water wall and arbor courtyard. Goede’s goal is to grow the auxiliary by 100 members in 2013, raise money for the hospital and have fun in the process. Anyone who is interested in joining the SSM St. Clare …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Adan Joseph Neely was born at 3:51 a.m., Jan. 2 at SSM St. Clare Health Center
Andrew and Amanda Neeley of Fenton welcomed their son Adan Joseph, 8 lbs. 13 oz. and 21 inches long, at SSM St. Clare Health Center at 3:51 a.m., January 2. Adan was the first baby born at SSM St. Clare Health Center in 2013 and is sure to see a lot of attention, as he is now the youngest of 26 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren in his family. Adan has a one-year-old brother, AJ, who also was delivered at SSM St. Clare. SSM St. Clare congratulated the Neeley family for Adan’s arrival as the hospital’s first baby of 2013 with a gift basket filled with books, blankets, bibs, stuffed animals, toys and other items.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Hari Thanigaraj, MD, joins fellow cardiologists Phillip Apprill, MD; Manoj Eapen, MD; and Anish Thomas, MD; at an office located at 1011 Bowles Avenue, Suite G10, in the St. Francis Medical Office Building in Fenton.
Hari Thanigaraj, MD, a board-certified interventional cardiologist, has joined SSM Heart Institute at St. Clare Health Center, 1015 Bowles Avenue, Fenton. Thanigaraj has been in practice since 2000 and provides personalized cardiac care to diagnose and treat heart disease, heart rhythm problems and adults with congenital and structural heart diseases. His practice includes performing cardiac catheterization, angioplasty, coronary stents and catheter closure of defects in the heart’s chambers. He also conducts diagnostic cardiac testing such as stress tests, cardiac ultrasounds, vascular ultrasounds and heart rhythm monitoring. He holds a medical degree from University of Madras (India) and completed fellowships in cardiovascular diseases…
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Mowry will guide strategy and business development at the hospital
SSM St. Clare Health Center, 1015 Bowles Ave., Fenton, has named Jill Mowry as executive director of strategy and business development, according to a news release from the hospital. Mowry has a demonstrated track record for developing physician and referral facility relationships to drive new growth and joins SSM St. Clare with more than 10 years of health care experience, most recently as an executive responsible for outreach services and service line development. As Executive Director of Strategy and Business Development, Mowry will partner with the SSM Health Care executive teams to ensure resources are allocated to better position SSM St. Clare in the market for growth and continued excellence in delivering quality care to the …
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The facility in Fenton is tinted pink in recognition of breast cancer awareness.
SSM St. Clare Health Center has its pink on this month to mark breast cancer awareness month and the many programs the health center offers for women who have a cancer diagnosis. Pictured are a few of the scenes at the hospital that are part of the annual October observation of bringing attention to living with breast cancer.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
SSM St. Clare patient and Eureka resident reunite with Eureka Fire Protection District paramedics at hospital in Fenton to present Lifesaver awards Wednesday. The team stabilized four different heart attacks on the patient.
When Eureka resident Todd Brown was having chest pains Sept. 16. Eureka Fire Protection District paramedics responded to the 911 call. When the team arrived, they found Brown had gone into cardiac arrest. The paramedics quickly began CPR and defribrillated Brown, restoring circulation. Within a minute of the pulses returning, the paramedic team said they performed a pre-hospital EKG, and determined Brown was having a heart attack. They notified SSM St. Clare Health Center in Fenton when they were 20 minutes out to activate the Cardiac Cath Lab. During the transport, Brown went into cardiac arrest two more times, being resuscitated and stabilized each time by the Eureka Fire paramedics. Upon arrival at SSM St. Clare, the Emergency …
Sunday, September 23, 2012
The hospital has scheduled a variety of activities and events to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, SSM Breast Care will host the following activities across the SSM Health Care – St. Louis facilitie throughout October. The public is invited to partake in the events. SSM Health Care – St. Louis campuses turned pink All SSM Health Care – St. Louis campuses, including SSM St. Clare Health Center in Fenton, will be turned pink from Oct. 1 to Oct. 31. The amount of pink and what’s turned pink will vary by campus. Employees at each campus will wear pink on Fridays during October. Breast Cancer Memorial/Tribute Tree White trees will be in each SSM Health Care – St. Louis hospital cafeteria. Employees, patients and visitors will be able to place a pink ribbon on the tree to recognize …
Saturday, September 15, 2012
SSM St. Clare is one of only three hospitals in Missouri that is on a list published by "Becker Hospital Review."
SSM St. Clare Health Center, 1015 Bowles Ave., Fenton, has been named to Becker Hospital Review’s list of “100 Hospitals with Great Women’s Health Programs,” which recognizes some of the most outstanding hospitals for women’s health programs in the United States., according to a news release from the hospital. SSM St. Clare was one of only three hospitals in Missouri to receive the recognition. The 100 hospitals were selected to the list for offering outstanding programs within women’s health, including gynecology, obstetrics, reproductive medicine and other gender-specific conditions and health needs. The Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team specifically chose SSM St. Clare for the following reasons: its top 15 rating for women’s …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
The Fenton hospital ranks 9th in Soliant Health's Most Beautiful Hospital in America.
SSM St. Clare Health Center, 1015 Bowles Ave., Fenton, has been identified as a top 10 most beautiful hospital in America. In June, St. Clare was selected as a finalist from more than 350 nominations in Soliant Health’s Most Beautiful Hospital in America contest for its architectural style, photogenic properties, landscaping and distinctiveness. After a month of public voting and more than 170,000 votes, SSM St. Clare ended up ranked ninth. “St. Clare was designed to create a safer, more comfortable healing environment for both our patients as well as their families,” said Bill Hoefer, president of St. Clare Health Center. “Evidence shows nature supports healing, so large expanses of windows throughout the facility let in ample sunlight …