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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.

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish lung transplant program reaches another milestone
Thursday, November 21, 2013
The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish lung transplant program recently reached another milestone when surgeons performed the 1,300th adult lung transplant. The lung transplant program is one of the largest in the world and renowned for its excellent patient outcomes, which equal or surpass national standards.
Goldfarb School of Nursing receives honor as a best nursing school for men
Thursday, November 07, 2013
Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College was recently presented with the “Best School of Nursing for Men” award by the American Assembly for Men in Nursing.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital research shows program reduces compassion fatigue in caregivers
Thursday, October 31, 2013
An innovative program implemented three years ago at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is helping prevent bedside nurses from leaving direct patient care due to a condition known as “compassion fatigue.” Among the employees surveyed after attending a course designed at combating compassion fatigue, high risk for burnout was cut in half and high risk for secondary trauma dropped by a third.
For eighth year, Barnes-Jewish offers free flu shots to St. Louis community
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
For the eighth consecutive year, Barnes-Jewish Hospital will provide free seasonal flu shots to the St. Louis community. It is highly recommended that everyone receive the seasonal flu vaccine each year to protect against the flu, or influenza
Barnes-Jewish Hospital receives top honors for heart attack, stroke care
Thursday, August 29, 2013
Barnes-Jewish Hospital was recently honored by the American Heart Association (AHA) with two prestigious awards: the 2012-2013 “Mission: Lifeline Gold Award” and the “Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke” Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award.
Heat-related illnesses are preventable and treatable
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Although the temperatures this summer may seem mild after the heat wave of 2012, doctors warn that people can still be affected by heat-related illnesses, even when the weather is not breaking any records. With temperatures reaching the 90s every day, it’s critical to recognize the signs and symptoms of heat’s effects on the body.
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