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Community Benefit 2010

2010 Community Benefit Report



Residents Take Care of Community Members
“I believe in the saying ‘from those who have been given much, much will be expected,’” Henish Bhansali, MD, says. “And I have been very blessed. I give back to others because I had the most incredible parents, and I have a lovely wife.


Culturally Sensitive Breast Cancer Screenings
St. Louis is home to more than 25,000 refugee women from around the world. Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s Daylight Project, bridges cultural and language barriers to screening and breast cancer services.

Centering Pregnancy Expands To Adults
For soon-to-be teen parents, a little guidance from peers who know what it’s like can go a long way. At the Teen Pregnancy Center, a group prenatal care program called Centering Pregnancy, helps patients progress together through their clinic visits in a cohort-like setting.

Diabetes Network: Bringing Crucial Information and Care to a Medically Underserved Population
In America today, 80 percent of people with diabetes will die of heart disease and vascular complications related to their diabetes. This sobering statistic is softened by the benefit that treatment and education can bring to an individual encumbered with diabetes.

Center For Outpatient Health to Open In 2012
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is continually striving to improve facilities to better serve patients and their families. In 2010, construction began on the Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health.
Barnes-Jewish Donates 12-Lead Ekg Monitors to City
A gift from the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation to the St. Louis City Fire Department helped to purchase 12-lead EKG monitors for all the department’s Advanced Life Support Units.
Mammography Van Provides Screenings Throughout Metro Area
To improve the convenience and availability of mammography, Siteman operates a mobile mammography van that offers screenings by appointment at various locations in the St. Louis area and beyond.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital Community Benefit Report Data
Barnes-Jewish Hospital invests millions of dollars and many volunteer hours in the St. Louis community each year, and the impact can be seen in the thousands of people whose lives are better today as a result.
 
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