Latest Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital Stories

2011-03-14 08:12:00

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), a constitutional law firm, said today it is extremely pleased that a hospital in Missouri has taken "Baby Joseph" - the Canadian child who suffers from a serious illness. The ACLJ was retained by the child's parents nearly two weeks ago to assist in exploring options to get their son medical treatment in the United States. The ACLJ, which has worked closely with Priests for Life, said...

2011-03-09 11:14:00

ST. LOUIS, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move designed to help control health care costs while still maintaining a high quality of care, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Missouri has collaborated with SSM Health Care-St. Louis to develop an alternative to fee-for-service reimbursement for total knee replacements through a bundled-payment initiative. "Anthem is pleased to work with SSM Health Care-St. Louis on this important and innovative initiative. This marks a vital step in...

2009-12-08 07:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- SSM Health Care - St. Louis and Select Medical Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Select Medical Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SEM), today announced a joint venture partnership designed to provide expanded rehabilitation care to the Greater St. Louis area. The joint venture encompasses 80 inpatient rehabilitation beds, 33 outpatient physical therapy centers (with additional on-site services), three occupational medicine clinics, contract therapy...

2008-12-22 12:15:00

Merchants and suppliers in St. Louis say individuals seeking actual mistletoe this year are out of luck as the kissing aid is missing in action. Baisch & Skinner Inc. President John Baisch said this year's lack of the bough-and-berry combination is due to a waning interest in the traditional holiday fare used to provoke Christmas kisses, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch said Monday. There are just no calls for it anymore, the head of the Florists' Row wholesaler said. Really, it's a thing of...

2008-06-20 06:00:31

By Steve Giegerich, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jun. 20--For over three-quarters of a century the program has provided lessons, along with a healthy dose of normalcy, to thousands of students bedridden in the area's primary children's hospitals. Now, the tradition of assigning two St. Louis Public Schools teachers to St. Louis Children's Hospital and a third teacher to Cardinal Glennon Children's Medical Center could become a victim of the cash-starved district's mandate to pare $30 million...

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