O’Connor Hospital Living Well Class Focuses on ‘Gaining on Weight Loss’

San Jose, CA (April 12, 2016) – A comprehensive workshop entitled “Gaining on Weight Loss” will be presented by O’Connor Hospital physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, April 28, 2016. Losing weight is hard, but keeping it off may be an even greater challenge.  Learn strategies that will help you keep the weight off – for good and for good …

Hospital Volunteer Has Donated Her Time for the Past 46 Years

San Jose, CA (April 13, 2016) –Every Thursday night, Arline Norsworthy can be found reading to children or admiring their coloring projects while their family members are being treated in O’Connor Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED). The Santa Clara resident has been volunteering in the hospital’s ED for the past 46 years, providing more than 10,000 hours of community service. O’Connor …

O’Connor Hospital Emergency Department Featured in News Story

The April 3, 2016 San Jose Mercury News featured a follow-up, front-page story on the Santa Clara University meningitis outbreak in late January and talked about the outstanding care received by patient Bradley Sheffield at O’Connor Hospital’s Emergency Department. Read the story here: The Mercury News Health

O’Connor Hospital Offers Patients the Latest in Cervical Spine Surgery Technology

San Jose, CA (March 30, 2016) – O’Connor Hospital orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey Coe, MD, recently performed the hospital’s first Mobi-C procedure, a total disc replacement using the latest medical device technology. This state-of-the-art cervical spine procedure replaces degenerated and/or injured intervertebral discs with the Mobi-C ® Cervical Disc, the only cervical disc approved by the FDA to treat more than …

Living Well Class Focuses on Women’s Health Issues

San Jose, CA (March 7, 2016) – A comprehensive workshop on the latest medical advancements for common health issues in women will be presented by O’Connor Hospital interventional radiologist Lindsey Pierce, M.D., on Thursday, March 24, 2016. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. “Women’s Health Interventions: Minimally Invasive Solutions to Common Female Health Issues” will specifically focus …

Living Well Class Focuses on ‘Help with Hip Pain’

San Jose, CA (February 24, 2016) – O’Connor Hospital launches its 2016 Living Well Community Lecture Series with a class on dealing with hip pain. The free comprehensive workshop entitled “Help with Hip Pain” will be presented by O’Connor sports medicine physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, March 10, 2016 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Medical Office Building …

Media Advisory: Meningitis Outbreak

February 5, 2016 O’Connor Hospital has seen 96 Santa Clara University students in its Emergency Department since the meningitis outbreak on Sunday. The majority of those students were treated with antibiotics and provided with post treatment education. Two students have confirmed cases of meningococcal meningitis and are recovering. A third student with a related bloodstream infection called meningococcemia has been …

O’Connor Hospital Prepares for Super Bowl

San Jose, CA – (February 1, 2016) O’Connor Hospital staff are among those in San Jose and San Francisco area hospitals preparing for an expected increase in EMS calls and Emergency Department traffic during Super Bowl 50, Feb. 7. Clinical staff at O’Connor Hospital will be ready for any influx of patients, according to CEO Robert Minkin. Additional staff will be …

Daughters of Charity Health System Closes Transaction with BlueMountain Capital Management

Closing Preserves Mission of Care, Union Contracts and Worker Pensions (Los Altos Hills, CA – December 14, 2015) – Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) has closed the transaction with BlueMountain Capital Management (BlueMountain)/Integrity Healthcare (Integrity) and has created Verity Health System (Verity) that was approved by California Attorney General Kamala Harris on December 3, 2015, saving the six financially-troubled …