Section: News - posted in 2009

St. Joseph Hospital chosen to participate in national language collaborative
Dec 11, 2009
St. Joseph Hospital was recently chosen to participate in the Language Quality Improvement Collaborative (LQIC), placing our hospital on the frontlines of the effort to improve communications between health care providers and patients with limited ...
Orvamae Emmerson Fund grants $200k to St. Joseph Hospital
Dec 4, 2009
St. Joseph Hospital recently received a $200,000 grant from the Orvamae Emmerson Endowment Fund, a fund of the Humboldt Area Foundation, to benefit the hospital’s Northeast Tower expansion project. The grant is specifically slated to help fund the ...
Palliative Care makes a difference for patients at St. Joseph Hospital
Nov 18, 2009
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and this year’s theme is "Preserving a legacy, treasuring memories," reminding us that every palliative care and hospice patient is a unique individual with a lifetime of experiences, ...
Team Blueprint raises $20,000 for St. Joseph Hospital construction project
Nov 2, 2009
A team of 24 runners and walkers making up "Team Blueprint" raised more than $20,000 for St. Joseph Hospital (SJH) earlier this month with the help of community residents who pledged their support in the form of donations to the Blueprint for ...
Redwood Memorial Hospital debuts new bone density machine
Sep 28, 2009
For many years, osteoporosis has been commonly linked with post-menopausal women. Today, however, the bone disease is impacting younger people of both genders due to increasingly sedentary lifestyles and poor diet. With the need for bone density ...
St. Joseph Hospital awarded $35K for patient safety initiative
Sep 25, 2009
St. Joseph Hospital (SJH) has been awarded $35,000 from the Cardinal Health Foundation for new and innovative programs to improve patient safety. One of only 35 grant recipients nationwide, SJH will use the grant for its Care Transitions program, an ...
St. Joseph Hospital surpasses capital campaign $10 million mark
Jul 7, 2009
St. Joseph Hospital (SJH) surpassed the $10 million mark in the hospital’s capital campaign for the new medical facility during its recent dinner/auction and golf tournament fundraiser. The SJH Foundation’s annual Golf Classic dinner/auction, the ...
Redwood Memorial Hospital receives Avatar award
Jun 19, 2009
Redwood Memorial Hospital has been named the recipient of a distinguished award from Avatar International, a research and consulting firm. Avatar named Redwood Memorial one of its national award winners in health care service quality for exemplary ...
Raising the Bar at St. Joseph Hospital
May 26, 2009
A special ceremony to commemorate the final structural beam being placed in St. Joseph Hospital’s new Northeast Tower construction project was held on May 4th. Employees, volunteers, physicians, the community and elected officials were invited to ...
Redwood Memorial named 'Top Ten Healing Hospital'
Apr 27, 2009
Redwood Memorial Hospital in Fortuna has been named one of the nation’s top healing hospitals for 2008. The Nashville-based Baptist Healing Trust recently recognized Redwood Memorial as among the "Top Ten Healing Hospitals" for 2008. The "Healing ...
St. Joseph Hospital debuts gastric electric stimulation
Apr 20, 2009
For those suffering from neuromuscular stomach disorders like gastroparesis, a new procedure at St. Joseph Hospital called gastric electric stimulation can help relieve some of the painful, chronic symptoms that make this ailment so debilitating. ...
SJHS Recognized with Gallup Great Workplace Award for Third Consecutive Year
Apr 6, 2009
The Gallup Organization has named St. Joseph Health (SJHS) one of its 2009 Great Workplace Award winners, which makes this the third consecutive year SJHS has received this distinction. A panel of workforce experts selected SJHS with 22 other ...
St. Joseph Hospital’s rehabilitation unit among top in country
Mar 24, 2009
St. Joseph Hospital’s acute inpatient rehabilitation unit has been named among the top five percent of rehabilitation units across the United States by Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR), a nonprofit medical rehabilitation ...
Appropriations bill funds $238k toward St. Joseph Hospital tower in Humboldt County
Mar 12, 2009
Yesterday Congressman Mike Thompson notified St. Joseph Health System – Humboldt County (SJHS-HC) that the appropriations bill signed by President Barack Obama includes $238,000 toward a new hospital tower at St. Joseph Hospital in Eureka, ...
McLean Foundation announces $2M gift to St. Joseph Hospital Northeast Tower project
Jan 26, 2009
The Melvin F. & Grace McLean Foundation has announced it will donate $2 million to the hospital’s Blueprint for Excellence Northeast Tower project, a sum that will be matched dollar-for-dollar by St. Joseph Health. The donation will go ...


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