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2014-04-10 12:27:37

Follows Day-in-the-life of Medical Residents at St. Joseph's Hospital TORONTO, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Health Minister Rona Ambrose learned first-hand the challenges of delivering healthcare in a busy urban hospital. The Minister joined medical residents at St. Joseph's Health Centre in Toronto by spending time with them as they delivered frontline care. In addition, the Minister also discussed a range of issues, such as patient care, patient safety and health human...

2014-02-11 12:27:36

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Hospital entered the next era of cardiac care by opening a new $20 million Heart Institute on Feb. 10, 2014. St. Joseph's Hospital Heart Institute is one of the most advanced and comprehensive centers for cardiovascular medicine in Florida, performing more than 50,000 adult cardiac catheterizations. It is also has the only pediatric catheterization program in Hillsborough County. Heart disease is the number one killer of...

2013-12-21 08:20:41

Glowpoint manages the video conference call to get people connected for the holidays -- and keep them glowing MURRAY HILL, N.J., Dec. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Glowpoint, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GLOW), a leading provider of cloud-based video collaboration, network and support services, today announced an application of video collaboration, connecting singer Caroline Pennell from this past season of "The Voice" with the children at St. Joseph's Hospital in Paterson, New Jersey on Monday,...

2013-12-11 12:27:05

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The St. Anthony's Hospital Foundation mixed sugar, spice and everything nice with fun and cheer during the second annual "Sprinkles!" interactive cookie decorating class on Dec. 7. The sold-out class kicked off the holiday season at the Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131211/DC31788) For the second year, the Vinoy's Pastry Chef Michael Morlan instructed more than 80...

2013-11-01 16:23:56

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stroke is the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of serious long-term disability in the United States. Nationwide, someone suffers a stroke every 45 seconds and on average, one American dies from stroke every 4 minutes. According to a recent study by St. Joseph's Hospital interventional neuroradiologist Matthew Berlet, M.D. and interventional radiologist Glenn Stambo, M.D., patients see better results when they...

2013-10-14 12:24:46

Former Miss Arizona Contestant Doing Well PHOENIX, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An aspiring beauty pageant queen with big dreams ahead has received a life-saving double lung transplant at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. Feeling grateful, the former Miss La Paz County is now thriving and aspires to become Miss America. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131014/LA97001) Not an ordinary pageant contestant, Alyson Tozer, 20, was born with a chronic...

2013-09-18 20:21:01

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa, which features one of the nation's most comprehensive robotic surgery programs, has earned special recognition as the first Epicenter for Robotic Colorectal Surgery in West Central Florida. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130918/DC82684) The designation was offered by Intuitive Surgical, maker of the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System. To become an Epicenter, the program must include a...

2013-06-20 12:30:21

Hospital using three-dimensional technology to scan brain and neck to prevent stroke TAMPA, Fla., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa is the only hospital in the southeast United States using Non-invasive Optimal Vessel Analysis (NOVA) to quantify the volume of blood flow through tiny blood vessels in the brain using three dimensional imaging. The first of its kind, NOVA provides doctors with precise identification of each vessel for blood flow...

2013-06-12 16:26:48

St. Joseph's Hospital Performs State's First "Lung-in-a-Box" Transplant PHOENIX, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lung transplant surgeons at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix have performed Arizona's first "breathing" lung transplantation. Even in transport, these lungs are kept breathing and circulating with blood. This experimental sci-fi technology, nicknamed "Lung-in-a-Box," could revolutionize the field of lung transplantation. (Photo:...

2013-05-07 20:24:12

$1 Million Cash Grand Prize Awarded in Health & Wealth Raffle PHOENIX, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Health & Wealth Raffle, benefiting Barrow & St. Joseph's, awarded a total of $1,360,000 in Grand Prizes to three lucky Arizonans. Sedona resident Dawn Lay won $1 million on Monday, April 29, at a grand prize unveiling at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130507/LA09693) "My boss told me that astrologically, something...