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 …

Donation in Honor of Daughters of Charity Funds O’Connor Hospital Project

San Jose, CA (October 23, 2015) – Loretta Meunier always remembered how the Daughters of Charity had opened up their hearts and home to her mother, Marie, who had lived in their orphanage as a child. Marie, at age 9, had immigrated to the United States in the early 1890s from Switzerland. Years later, Meunier gave back to the Daughters …

Robert Minkin Appointed President and CEO of O’Connor Hospital

San Jose, CA (October 8, 2015) – Robert Minkin, FACHE, has been appointed as President & CEO of O’Connor Hospital. He succeeds Sister Margaret Keaveney, DC who will continue as President & CEO at Saint Louise Regional Hospital in Gilroy until a new CEO is selected to replace her. “I am excited to lead O’Connor Hospital as we transition to …

Overuse Injuries: Focus of Living Well Class

San Jose, CA– A comprehensive workshop entitled “Overuse Injuries” will be presented by O’Connor physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, October 22, 2015. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. Overuse Injuries are common among athletes and non-athletes alike. Participants will learn about the causes of these nagging injuries and what can be done both to treat them …

O’Connor Hospital is First in Silicon Valley to Offer MRI-compatible Implantable Device for Sudden Cardiac Arrest

San Jose, CA (September 29, 2015) – O’Connor Hospital is the first hospital in Silicon Valley to offer its patients an FDA-approved implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) system for use with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. Many patients rely on ICDs to detect irregular heartbeats and deliver life-saving therapy to restore a normal heartbeat. However, until now, patients with ICDs have …