O’Connor Hospital Recognized as Outstanding Tissue Recovery Partner

San Jose, CA (July 11, 2016)– O’Connor Hospital has been recognized by Donor Network West with a 2015 Gold Award for the hospital’s invaluable contribution in the field of eye and tissue recovery. Donor Network West facilitates organ and tissue recovery for transplantation in northern California and Nevada. The award recognizes O’Connor Hospital for meeting or exceeding best practices in …

O’Connor Hospital is Recognized with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care

San Jose, CA (May 17, 2016) – O’Connor Hospital has received the 2016 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) Get With The Guidelines® Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target StrokeSM  Honor Roll Elite. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Since 2009, …

O’Connor Hospital Living Well Class Focuses on Stroke Awareness

San Jose, CA (May 3, 2016) – As part of Stroke Awareness Month, O’Connor Hospital will offer a Living Well class on “Stroke Awareness: Symptoms, Treatments, Preventative Actions” on Thursday, May 12, 2016. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. According to the Centers for Disease Control, each year nearly 800,000 people in the United States will suffer …

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 …