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BJH nurse discovers student shadowing her was a patient — 23 years ago

  • September 22, 2022
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Unique story attracts national media attention.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital offers free flu shots to address need in St. Louis community

Events held on the hospital campus in past years are moving to new locations that allow for social distancing

  • September 30, 2020
  • Number of views: 17279

Getting a flu shot is important every year. This year, it is especially important to conserve health care resources already busy managing COVID-19.

Two new towers enhance care for women, infants, cancer patients on Washington University Medical Campus

  • January 19, 2018
  • Number of views: 18331

Two new 12-story inpatient towers built by BJC HealthCare on the Washington University Medical Campus are aimed at enhancing the care and comfort of patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Siteman Cancer Center.

Pedal the Cause Donates $2.8 million to Cancer Research at Siteman Cancer Center and St. Louis Children’s Hospital

  • December 9, 2014
  • Number of views: 11378

Pedal the Cause presented its largest ever donation of nearly $2.8 million to advance leading-edge cancer research during the Pedal the Cause 2014 Check Presentation Celebration at Ballpark Village on Nov. 20. The donation will support cancer research at the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine as well as St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Susan Ell named vice president of Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s foundation

  • February 12, 2014
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Susan Ell has been selected as the executive director and vice president of The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

Suelthaus named board chair for The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital

  • January 27, 2014
  • Number of views: 9141

Kenneth Suelthaus, vice chairman of the Polsinelli law firm, has been named chairman of the board of The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

U.S. News Ranks Barnes-Jewish No. 1 in St. Louis, No. 1 in Missouri and on Honor Roll of “Best Hospitals”

  • July 16, 2013
  • Number of views: 8055

For 21st Consecutive Year, Only Missouri Hospital Ranked Among the Nation’s Elite

New procedure at Barnes-Jewish Hospital helping minimize stroke risk for atrial fibrillation

  • March 27, 2013
  • Number of views: 9809

It’s one of the most common heart arrhythmias. But while the symptoms for atrial fibrillation (AFIB) vary, many with the abnormal heart rhythm have one thing in common – a greater chance of having a stroke.

Now, a new non-invasive procedure at the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center aims to decrease that risk and the need for patients to be on blood thinning medications. It focuses on a part of the heart called the left atrial appendage. 

Primary Care Physicians are the First Line of Defense for Patients with the Holiday Blues

  • December 12, 2012
  • Number of views: 7849

Endovascular Therapies Offer Minimally Invasive Alternative for Peripheral Artery Disease

  • April 23, 2012
  • Number of views: 7587

While multiple treatment options exist to treat PAD, new therapies at the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center are giving patients a minimally-invasive option. Endovascular therapy, using balloons and stents, is being used in a growing number of patients.

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