Saint Luke's Newsroom

May. 28, 2010

Expedited care addresses needs of geriatric fracture patients

Older adults who present at Saint Luke's Hospital with bone fractures will benefit from expedited care through a new program designed to foster a more rapid and complete recovery.
May. 26, 2010

New Cochlear Implant Delivers 120 Channels

Jim Atwater will tell you that it’s nearly impossible to learn to play music when you can’t hear.
Apr. 16, 2010

Saint Luke's Hospital Foundation's annual recognition luncheon to honor Foundation Fellow Robert H. West

Robert H. West is the 2010 Saint Luke's Hospital Foundation Fellow award recipient for his lifelong support of Saint Luke's Hospital. The award recognizes individuals who have given time, expertise, and charitable support to advance research, education, and medical programs at Saint Luke's.
Apr. 8, 2010

Saint Luke's cardiologist appointed to national coalition

Cardiologist Tracy Stevens, M.D., has been appointed to the Scientific Advisory Council for WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease based in Washington, D.C. WomenHeart is the nation's only patient advocacy organization solely dedicated to supporting the 42 million American women living with or at risk for heart disease.

Feb. 28, 2010

Coping Strategies for Your Grief Journey from the Bereavement Coordinators at Saint Luke’s Hospice

Our bereavement coordinators are available to help you maneuver through the difficult terrain ahead.
Feb. 24, 2010

Saint Luke's Center for Surgical Weight Loss achieves national recognition

The Saint Luke's Center for Surgical Weight Loss has been named an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®.
Jan. 21, 2010

Saint Luke's expands telehealth program to correctional facilities in Missouri

Saint Luke's Health System's telehealth program has expanded through a partnership with Correctional Medical Services, Inc. (CMS), to provide medical care to prison and jail inmates in Missouri.
Jan. 11, 2010

Value of rapid response teams in reducing hospital mortality questioned

The case for in-hospital rapid response teams (RRTs), which have proliferated across hospitals throughout the U.S. in the past decade, may need further study to prove their effectiveness at reducing preventable hospital deaths, according to new research led by a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute.
Jan. 8, 2010

Surgeon preforms first of its kind kidney extraction

The novel transvaginal kidney extraction procedure has the potential to increase living kidney donations by impacting people's willingness to donate.