HOUSTON (March 25, 2019) – In preparation for National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, May 19-24th, St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) is proud to introduce the Houston “EMS Stewards of the Community” Awards and is now accepting nominations for EMS providers who go above and beyond in their interactions with St. Joseph patients. SJMC, a Steward family hospital, will accept nominations of ...
March 20,1019 STATEMENT BY THE ARCHDIOCESE OF GALVESTON-HOUSTON ON CARDINAL DINARDO’S RECOVERY FROM A MILD STROKE HOUSTON — Following a mild stroke experienced last Friday evening while leading a Lenten observance of the Stations of the Cross, we are pleased to report that Cardinal DiNardo’s condition has improved to the point that he was discharged from St. Joseph’s Hospital today — and ha...
Lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) affects almost nine percent of people in the U.S. and more than 30 million Americans suffer from varicose veins, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The symptoms of and treatments for these two conditions were presented by Jon-Cecil Walkes, M.D. at the recent 6th Annual Women’s Heart Luncheon at St. Joseph Medical Center. Walkes is boar...
In the United States, colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men and women and is expected to cause about 51,020 deaths in 2019, according to the American Cancer Society. More than 60 percent of deaths could be prevented by screening. Physicians from St. Joseph Medical Center will discuss ways to diagnose and treat the disease at a free breakfast for members of th...
February 15 2019
Learn the Signs and Symptoms of Heart Attack and Stroke at a Free Breakfast for Seniors Feb. 27 at St. Joseph Medical Center in the Heights
The Women of Wellness (WOW) Program of St. Joseph Medical Center will celebrate the American Heart Association’s Heart Health Month with a health fair, partner expo and luncheon on Friday, Feb. 8.
The battle against breast cancer—the second leading cause of cancer death in women—is best fought by early detection, screening mammograms and knowledge, agreed the medical experts addressing women attending the Third Annual Pink Power Luncheon at St. Joseph Medical Center October 19.
November is Bladder Health Month designed to raise awareness about bladder conditions and to encourage individuals to talk with their health care providers about any problems they are experiencing.
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death for adults age 65 and older, according to the National Safety Council. The good news is that falls are preventable and aging itself is not a cause of falling.
Learn how to lessen the chance of falling at a free breakfast presentation titled “Fall Prevention: Simple Tips to Keep You on Your Feet” by Elizabeth Rothrock, RN and Trauma Program Manager of St. Joseph Medical Center. The program will be held on Wednesday, October 24, from 8 – 9:30 a.m. in the basement-level cafeteria at St. Joseph in The Heights, 1917 Ashland St.
Join members of the Senior Advantage Program at St. Joseph Medical Center in the Heights on Wednesday, October 10, from 2-3:30 p.m. for Bingo and light refreshments. The fun takes place in the basement-level cafeteria of the hospital at 1917 Ashland Street. Seating is limited and reservations can be made by calling 713-969-5376 by Monday, October 8. ...
St. Joseph Medical Center in the Heights announces that Jose Echavarria has been promoted to Administrator and Stacie Velasco, MSN, RN has been promoted to Assistant Chief Nursing Officer.
August 16 2018
Robert Horry Sports Medicine at St. Joseph Medical Center is offering these physicals for $15 on Saturday, August 18 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. St. Joseph physicians will check the athlete's vitals, joints, flexibility and vision. A short fitness assessment will also be included.
August 14 2018
Seniors can enjoy a free breakfast and hear a presentation Wednesday, August 22, on summer sun safety by LouAnn Mullins RN, BSN, NR-P, the Emergency Department Educator and Care Facilitator at St. Joseph Medical Center. The free event is part of the Senior Advantage Program and adults ages 55 and up are welcome to attend. It takes place at St. Joseph Medical Center in the Heights from 8-9:30 a.m....
July 30 2018
Kimberly Bassett Brings 28 Years of Health Care Leadership Experience to Houston
Focuses on Managing Anxiety and Depression
June 11 2018
Free Senior Seminar and Breakfast at St. Joseph Medical Center in the Heights
Join members of the Senior Advantage Program at St. Joseph Medical Center in the Heights on Wednesday, June 13, from 2-3:30 p.m. for Bingo and light refreshments. The fun takes place in the fourth-floor meeting area of the hospital at 1917 Ashland Street. Seating is limited and reservations can be made by calling 713-969-5376 by Monday, June 11. Held the second Wednesday of each month, senior Bing...
Free Breakfast Seminar for Seniors May 30 at St. Joseph Medical Center in the Heights
St. Joseph Medical Center Hosts 5th Annual Women’s Heart Health Luncheon; Women Advised to Learn Risks of Deadly Heart Disease