Defining moments in people’s lives are often launching
points. From these moments, one’s journey in life has
the propensity to change.
At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, we put all that we are–
national leaders in medicine, a world-class academic
medical center, and 9,300 patient care and support
team members–behind making these moments a
positive launching pad for our patients. With our
physician partners at Washington University School
of Medicine, we strive to bring the best in innovation,
treatment and care to our patients.
Some of the highlights in this report to our
- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved
the transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedure
pioneered at the Washington University and Barnes-
Jewish Heart & Vascular Center in November.
- 75 lung transplants were performed at Barnes-Jewish
Hospital, placing the hospital fifth in the nation for
volume of lung transplants.
- The Stay Healthy Clinic opened in September, which
helps patients who may need additional assistance
with medications, diet or general follow-up.
- Construction began on the new Alvin J. Siteman
Cancer Center in south St. Louis County, where
cancer care will be multidisciplinary with physicians
from radiation oncology, medical oncology and
surgery, all practicing together in the same location.
This report features stories from patients and families,
and defining moments in their lives that we are proud to
have shared with them. Look for the defining moments
throughout this report, designated with this icon.
Your support of The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish
Hospital has a direct impact on our patients and
families. Often, the defining moments they experience
are due to advanced research, innovative treatment
or programs that have been made possible by you.
Thank you for your continued support of Barnes-Jewish
Hospital and The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital.
Together we can continue to create defining moments
in patients’ care and their lives.
Richard J. Liekweg
President, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Group President, BJC HealthCare
Patrick T. Stokes
Chairman, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Board of Directors
Kenneth B. Steinback
Chairman, The Foundation
for Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Board of Directors