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U.S. News ranks Barnes-Jewish No. 1 in St. Louis, No. 1 in Missouri and on Honor Roll of 'Best Hospitals'
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Barnes-Jewish Hospital and its physician partners at Washington University School of Medicine are once again listed among the nation’s elite medical centers in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of “Best Hospitals,” and are again ranked No. 1 in both the St. Louis metro area and Missouri.
Heart attack care recognized at Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best hospitals and heart and vascular centers, was recently honored with two prestigious awards: the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Foundation’s NDCR ACTION Registry®–Get With the Guidelines™ (GWTG) Platinum Performance Achievement Award and the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 2014 Resuscitation Quality Achievement Award.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital intraoperative MRI operating suite reaches landmark patient volume
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Barnes-Jewish Hospital was one of the first hospitals in the country to offer patients the opportunity to have brain surgery using technology that reduced the need for follow-up surgery. Its neurosurgery team has reached a milestone by performing more than 1,000 cases using its moveable intraoperative MRI (iMRI) system – more than any other center in the United States.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Named One of the Best Places to Work in Health Care
Monday, May 05, 2014
Barnes-Jewish Hospital contributes to Joint Commission stroke guidelines
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Barnes-Jewish Hospital participated in developing potential new standard performance measures for The Joint Commission's Comprehensive Stroke Certification Program.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital helps the Joint Commission’s Effort to Reduce Inpatient Falls
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Barnes-Jewish Hospital participated in an 18-month “Preventing Falls with Injury” project that reduced patient falls with injury by 62 percent and the total number of patient falls by 35 percent.
Fetal Care Center accepted into NAFTNet
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The Fetal Care Center has now been accepted into the North American Fetal Therapy Network (NAFTNet), a group of 28 medical centers in the United States and Canada that perform advanced in-utero fetal therapeutic procedures.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital to offer free adult flu shot clinics
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Due to the high volume of flu cases in the St. Louis region, Barnes-Jewish Hospital will provide free flu shots to people age 18 and older at a two-day flu shot clinic next week.
St. Louis region is hot spot of flu activity, deaths reported, vaccination strongly encouraged
Friday, January 10, 2014
The St. Louis region has experienced a sharp uptick in flu cases in recent weeks, according to Washington University physicians at Barnes-Jewish Hospital who say they are dealing with a severe flu outbreak that includes deaths from the illness. The deaths primarily were of otherwise healthy young and middle-aged adults not vaccinated against influenza, according to the physicians.
Washington University and Barnes-Jewish heart specialists first in Missouri to implant subcutaneous ICD
Monday, December 02, 2013

Heart specialists at the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center were the first in Missouri to implant a subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator (S-ICD) into a patient during a procedure that took place on Friday, Nov. 29. Unlike the traditional ICD used to help treat arrhythmias such as tachycardia, the S-ICD does not place wires inside the heart or blood vessels.

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