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How Digital Health Technology Benefits Your Employees
03.26.2018 Jim Boyle, Vice President of Information Services, Analytics and Data Intelligence

Health care organizations nationwide are focused on ways to enhance digital health technology to allow consumers to take more effective control of their care and to allow caregivers to deliver even better care. At St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare, I lead an IT team that is ...

Creating a 10x Better Digital Health Care Experience
03.23.2018 St. Joseph Hoag Health

Providence St. Joseph Health is transforming legacy approaches to health care by becoming ever more patient-focused and personalized through the use of technology. Aaron Martin, Providence St. Joseph Health’s chief digital officer, previously spent nearly 10 years as a ...

The High-Performance Network: A Clinician's Perspective
03.05.2018 Robert del Junco, MD, Vice President & Senior Medical Director, Affiliated Networks

In a recent post on this blog, my colleague, John Stites, talked about “value-based” care—the foundation of the St. Joseph Hoag Health High-Performance Network: “It’s all about driving for the best possible outcome per dollar spent while also ...

Teaching Diabetic Employees How to Fish
02.05.2018 Margaret Macias, Executive Director, Center for Health Promotion

"Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” — Chinese Proverb Learning to live with diabetes is like learning to fish—once you know the right way to do it, you’re set for life. Diabetes ...

Victor S. Jordan Named Chief Operating Officer
03.19.2018 St. Joseph Hoag Health

Victor S. Jordan has been named the health network executive and chief operating officer for Providence St. Joseph Health Southern California, the region’s second-largest health care provider. Reporting to Erik G. Wexler, regional chief executive officer, Providence ...

Providence St. Joseph Health Brings Southern California Networks Together
09.11.2017 St. Joseph Hoag Health

Unified region will provide greater access, enhanced services and more outreach to poor and vulnerable Providence St. Joseph Health has announced that it will bring its Southern California health care networks in Los Angeles, Orange, and San Bernardino counties together in ...

Better Health Care at Lower Cost? You Need a High-Performance Network
01.22.2018 John Stites, Vice President, Affiliated Networks, St. Joseph Hoag Health

The U.S. health care system is undergoing a fundamental evolution. You may have heard about the shift from “volume to value” or moving from “fee-for-service” to “pay-for-performance.” These phrases all underscore the two key drivers of ...

Helping Employees Become Smarter Health Care Consumers
12.18.2017 Sheryl Correa, VP Total Compensation and Benefits

We hear a lot about “consumerism” in health care today—but what does it really mean? Most of your employees receive health care through company health insurance plans. And while they may be able to choose between a couple of different plans—including ...

Emergency Rooms Adapt for Patients with Mental Health Needs
08.13.2018 PSJH Network

There’s a new model for hospital emergency rooms and given the pressures on the health care system it appears to have arrived just in time. Most hospital emergency care centers are ordered chaos — a kid with a broken leg and a worried parent in one room, a ...

Skip the Waiting Room with the Urgent Care Online Check-In
08.06.2018 PSJH Network

The only thing more painful than a long wait at an urgent care is, well, the injury or illness that brought you to the urgent care in the first place. This is why St. Joseph Hoag Health introduced Reserve My Spot online check-in tool for several urgent care centers ...

Creating a 10x Better Digital Health Care Experience
03.23.2018 St. Joseph Hoag Health

Providence St. Joseph Health is transforming legacy approaches to health care by becoming ever more patient-focused and personalized through the use of technology. Aaron Martin, Providence St. Joseph Health’s chief digital officer, previously spent nearly 10 years as a ...

Victor S. Jordan Named Chief Operating Officer
03.19.2018 St. Joseph Hoag Health

Victor S. Jordan has been named the health network executive and chief operating officer for Providence St. Joseph Health Southern California, the region’s second-largest health care provider. Reporting to Erik G. Wexler, regional chief executive officer, Providence ...

Emergency Rooms Adapt for Patients with Mental Health Needs
08.13.2018 PSJH Network

There’s a new model for hospital emergency rooms and given the pressures on the health care system it appears to have arrived just in time. Most hospital emergency care centers are ordered chaos — a kid with a broken leg and a worried parent in one room, a ...

Make Mental Health a Cornerstone of Your Corporate Culture
01.08.2018 Clayton Chau, MD, PhD, Regional Executive Medical Director, St. Joseph Hoag Health Institute for Mental Health & Wellness

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently commemorated World Mental Health Day by focusing on mental health in the workplace. Under the banner “ Good Health is Good Business,” WHO said this: “Employment is good for our overall wellbeing—and ...

Skip the Waiting Room with the Urgent Care Online Check-In
08.06.2018 PSJH Network

The only thing more painful than a long wait at an urgent care is, well, the injury or illness that brought you to the urgent care in the first place. This is why St. Joseph Hoag Health introduced Reserve My Spot online check-in tool for several urgent care centers ...

Victor S. Jordan Named Chief Operating Officer
03.19.2018 St. Joseph Hoag Health

Victor S. Jordan has been named the health network executive and chief operating officer for Providence St. Joseph Health Southern California, the region’s second-largest health care provider. Reporting to Erik G. Wexler, regional chief executive officer, Providence ...

The High-Performance Network: A Clinician's Perspective
03.05.2018 Robert del Junco, MD, Vice President & Senior Medical Director, Affiliated Networks

In a recent post on this blog, my colleague, John Stites, talked about “value-based” care—the foundation of the St. Joseph Hoag Health High-Performance Network: “It’s all about driving for the best possible outcome per dollar spent while also ...

Teaching Diabetic Employees How to Fish
02.05.2018 Margaret Macias, Executive Director, Center for Health Promotion

"Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” — Chinese Proverb Learning to live with diabetes is like learning to fish—once you know the right way to do it, you’re set for life. Diabetes ...

Skip the Waiting Room with the Urgent Care Online Check-In
08.06.2018 PSJH Network

The only thing more painful than a long wait at an urgent care is, well, the injury or illness that brought you to the urgent care in the first place. This is why St. Joseph Hoag Health introduced Reserve My Spot online check-in tool for several urgent care centers ...

Revolutionary Robotic Navigation Platform for Spine Surgery Sets Hoag Apart
07.30.2018 PSJH Network

To ensure the most precise spinal surgery possible, Hoag is the first hospital on the West Coast to offer a new technology platform that combines computerized navigation with robotic surgery, increasing accuracy, reducing recovery time and improving outcomes. The ...

We're Helping Hearts Here There and Everywhere
02.19.2018 St. Joseph Hoag Health

You depend on your heart to keep a steady beat. But sometimes hearts need help. That’s why St. Joseph Hoag Health excels in cardiology services across its hospitals. Let’s look at just a few of the outstanding programs throughout our health system. Note that some ...

Teaching Diabetic Employees How to Fish
02.05.2018 Margaret Macias, Executive Director, Center for Health Promotion

"Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” — Chinese Proverb Learning to live with diabetes is like learning to fish—once you know the right way to do it, you’re set for life. Diabetes ...

Mission Hospital Teaches Irvine School Staff to Stop the Bleed
02.01.2018 St. Joseph Hoag Health

Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG Irvine school nurses and athletic trainers on Tuesday, Jan. 30, learned simple techniques that could save lives in a shooting or other mass-casualty situation. Twenty-five members of the Irvine Unified School District ...

Caring for Our Caregivers
01.15.2018 St. Joseph Hoag Health

St. Joseph Hoag Health offers its employees a wide variety of wellness programs, including exercise, nutrition education, stress management and more. Most are provided through our comprehensive Choose Well employee health programs. It’s our way of saying ...

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