Latest St. Mary Medical Center Stories

2014-08-06 23:11:43

According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), cardiac rehabilitation provides benefit for people living with congestive heart failure (CHF), as well as for men and women following cardiac surgery or interventional cardiology procedures. Dignity Health St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach recently upgraded its Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit to better accommodate patients. Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 A good workout experience is important to patients like...

2012-07-22 23:01:57

U.S. News & World Report rankings help steer patients to hospitals like St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, CA with "strong skills in the procedures and medical conditions that present the biggest challenges." Long Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2012 St. Mary Medical Center has been ranked as one of the top 20 hospitals in the region, and one of the top 30 hospitals in the state by U.S. News & World Report´s 2012-13 Best Hospitals rankings. The hospital was also recognized for...

2011-07-07 10:30:00

LANGHORNE, Pa., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Mary Medical Center broke ground today for a $22 million expansion and redesign of its Emergency Department and Trauma Center that will transform the way emergency care is provided to the community. The Emergency Department expansion is part of a larger capital expansion project totaling more than $70 million. In 2010, St. Mary treated more than 67,000 patients in its current Emergency Department designed for a capacity of 50,000. While...

2011-04-20 13:09:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Mary Medical Center, the High Desert's only comprehensive cardiovascular surgery program, announced its new implementation of innovative technology by Talyst, a leader in pharmacy automation. The hospital is part of the St. Joseph Health System in Southern California, a group of 13 hospitals located in Northern and Southern California, Texas and New Mexico. The Health System is preparing for patient bedside bar-coding, and the Medical...

2010-04-19 15:22:00

LANGHORNE, Pa., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Mary Medical Center will host Take 2 to Save 2 on May 2 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Northampton Valley Country Club, 10 Harmony Drive, in Richboro, PA, in partnership with the American Stroke Association and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The program features nationally recognized Gospel Music performers Myron Butler and Dottie Peoples; famous comedian Charles Walden; and Dr. Emil Matarese, a national ambassador...

2009-09-29 10:05:00

LANGHORNE, Pa., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- For patients diagnosed with a brain tumor, St. Mary Medical Center is among the first in the region to offer Frameless Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) as a breakthrough treatment to fight cancer. Frameless Stereotactic Radiosurgery is a one-time application of a large-dose radiation precisely targeting a tumor. SRS allows a highly qualified team of cancer specialists to treat a tumor without anesthesia, accompanied by no pain or bleeding,...

2009-02-17 08:30:00

New procedure rooms offer faster and more accurate diagnosis and treatment. LANGHORNE, Pa., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Mary Medical Center today announces the completion of its state-of-the-art procedure rooms in a completely new cardiovascular catheterization suite. Now located on the second level of the Outpatient Care Facility, the newly constructed area will open with three fully functional state-of-the-art catheterization labs (cath labs) and 14 patient preparation and recovery rooms....

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.