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How Hospitals Are Preparing For A Rush of Coronavirus Patients

March 18, 2020

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Dr. Joseph Weinstein, chief medical officer of Steward Health Care (@Steward), which has 35 hospitals in nine states, about moving towards dedicating one hospital in Boston as coronavirus-only treatment. This segment aired on March 18, 2020....

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VISITOR ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

March 17, 2020

Visitor Restrictions In Effect Steward Wide Only 1 visitor age 18 and over per patient will be permitted in the hospital until further notice.  Please help us to keep our communities safe.  Thank you for your cooperation Everyone on Steward properties should have a mask on, including patients and visitors. This new measure has been put in place for your protection, as well as the protection of ...

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Robert Horry Sports Medicine Hosts 7th Annual Big Shots Basketball Classic

November 20, 2019

On Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16, girls and boys high school basketball teams from across the Houston area attended the 7th Annual Big Shots Basketball Classic at Heights High School, hosted by Robert Horry Sports Medicine. See pictures and scores from the event here: https://symc.ly/2QxXpzk...

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The Importance of Primary Care: Meet Dr. Aparasu

July 9, 2019

The best prescription for good health is building a long-term and ongoing relationship with a primary care physician. Studies have shown significant health benefits result when adults see a primary care doctor – such as an internal medicine physician – on an annual basis. Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases. The benefit ...

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UV Safety Month Warns to Protect Eyes from Sun Damage

July 8, 2019

HOUSTON (July 8, 2019) – Medical studies have shown that long-term exposure to bright sunlight may increase the risk of several eye diseases including cataracts, growths on the eye, macular degeneration and cancer. In support of UV Safety Month, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) encourages shielding eyes from the sun’s harmful rays with 100 percent UV-blocking sunglasses and broad-brimme...

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St. Joseph Medical Center Announces New Chief Medical Officer

July 1, 2019

HOUSTON (June 26, 2019) – St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) is pleased to announce that Harold E. Gottlieb, MD, MBA, CPE has been appointed Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Gottlieb is board-certified in Internal Medicine and is a Certified Physician Executive with The American Association for Physician Leadership. In addition to his medical degree, he holds a master’s degree in business administration f...

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St. Joseph Medical Center Celebrates Cancer Survivors June 30

June 19, 2019

HOUSTON (June 18, 2019) – St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) is honoring cancer survivors this month with celebration events for former cancer patients who were treated at its cancer centers. “We are so proud to honor our former cancer patients in recognition of Cancer Survivors Day in June,” said Radiation Oncologist Ngoc Pham, M.D. “We enjoy catching up with our patients to see how they are doing ...

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St. Joseph Medical Center Celebrates Cancer Survivors

June 6, 2019

HOUSTON (June 5, 2019) – St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) is honoring cancer survivors this month with celebration events for former cancer patients who were treated at its freestanding cancer centers. “We are so proud to honor our former cancer patients in recognition of Cancer Survivors Day in June,” said Radiation Oncologist Sanjay C. Mehta, M.D. “We enjoy catching up with our patients to see h...

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St. Joseph Medical Center Announces First “EMS Stewards of the Community” Awards Winners

May 29, 2019

Pictured above from L to R: Alfredo Martinez, HFD Asst. Chief; Justin Wells, HFD Asst. Chief; Sam Pena, HFD Chief, Randall Walthall, HFD EMS Award Winner; Kim Bassett, St. Joseph President; Donald Johnson, SJMC EMS Director and Brenden Hayden, Steward System VP of EMS HOUSTON (May 29, 2019) – Four EMS providers who have gone above and beyond in their interactions within the medical community and S...

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St. Joseph Medical Center Announces First “EMS Stewards of the Community” Awards Nominations Due by April 15

March 26, 2019

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 ...

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Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston Releases Statement on Cardinal DiNardo’s Treatment and Discharge at St. Joseph Medical Center

March 25, 2019

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...

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Medical Director of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery at St. Joseph Medical Center Encourages Diagnosis and Treatment for Peripheral Arterial Disease and Varicose Veins

March 25, 2019

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...

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St. Joseph Medical Center Hosts 7th Annual Heart Health Luncheon Feb. 8; Dr. Jon-Cecil Walkes Discusses Vascular Health and Varicose Veins

February 1, 2019

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.

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Physicians Advise Early Detection, Screening Mammograms at St. Joseph Medical Center’s “Pink Power” Luncheon

November 7, 2018

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.

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Low-Cost School Sports Physicals Offered August 18

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. 

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St. Joseph Medical Center Announces New President

July 30, 2018

Kimberly Bassett Brings 28 Years of Health Care Leadership Experience to Houston

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“Stayin’ Alive” with Heart Health Basics and Hands-Only CPR

May 10, 2018

St. Joseph Medical Center Hosts 5th Annual Women’s Heart Health Luncheon; Women Advised to Learn Risks of Deadly Heart Disease

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RN Job Fair May 11

May 9, 2018

St. Joseph Medical Center is Recruiting Nurses

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Looking for a Rewarding Teen Volunteer Opportunity?

March 14, 2018

St. Joseph Medical Center Now Recruiting Teens to Join Its Summer Volunteer Family

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Women of Wellness - WOW Second Annual “Pink Power” Luncheon Oct. 13

October 13, 2017

Supports Breast Cancer Awareness; St. Joseph Medical Center Hosts Panel of Physicians, Survivors of Breast Cancer