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 …

Upcoming Living Well Class: ‘Play Hard, Stay Safe This Summer’

San Jose, CA (June 10, 2016) – A comprehensive workshop entitled “Play Hard, Stay Safe This Summer” will be presented by O’Connor Hospital Emergency Department Medical Director David Ghilarducci, M.D., on Thursday, June 16 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Dr. Ghilarducci will talk about insect-related illnesses, safety measures with biking, hiking and water activities, when to go to the Emergency Department and …

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, …

Living Well Class Focuses on Foot Pain

San Jose, CA (May 17, 2016) – A comprehensive workshop entitled “Treat Your Feet,” will be presented by O’Connor Hospital  sports medicine physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Painful feet can keep you from exercising as much as you would like, Dr. Henehan says. He will offer a “hands on” session on the common causes of foot …

O’Connor Hospital Launches Weekly Certified Farmers Market

San Jose, CA (May 10, 2016) – O’Connor Hospital has launched a weekly Certified Farmers Market to benefit employees, physicians, patients and the broader community. The Certified Farmers Market is held on Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., and is located between the hospital and the parking garage. Ample surface and garage parking is available. O’Connor’s Certified Farmers’ Market …

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