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 …

Shoulder Pain is Focus for Living Well Class

No Cost Living Well Class Focuses on Shoulder Pain San Jose, CA– A comprehensive workshop entitled “Save Your Shoulder” will be presented by O’Connor physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, September 17, 2015. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. Participants will learn about the causes of shoulder pain and what can be done to help manage pain …

Notices for Daughters of Charity Health System (Involving BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC

Proposed Change in Control and Governance The Attorney General is reviewing the proposed change in control and governance of Daughters of Charity Health System, a California nonprofit religious corporation. Through sole membership, Daughters of Charity Health System controls the nonprofit religious corporations that own and operate the following California health facilities: St. Vincent Medical Center, a 366 licensed bed, general …

Daughters of Charity Health System Information Regarding BlueMountain Transaction

Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) today issued a statement clarifying certain terms of the transaction involving BlueMountain Capital Management (BlueMountain). The DCHS Board of Directors last week announced the selection of BlueMountain, a private investment firm, to recapitalize its operations. Under the transaction, the 2005 Bonds will remain outstanding under the existing terms and the 2014 Bonds will be …

O’Connor Hospital Helps Raise Awareness about Hepatitis

San Jose, CA – On July 28, 2015, O’Connor Hospital and other area hospitals will be observing World Hepatitis Day, which focuses on the prevention of viral hepatitis. The World Health Organization estimates that nearly 400 million people have chronic viral hepatitis worldwide, and most of them do not know they are infected. Hepatitis A, B and C are diseases …

Daughters of Charity Health System Board Selects BlueMountain to Recapitalize Six DCHS Hospitals and Medical Foundation

Transaction Infuses Over $250 Million of Capital, Maintains Non-Profit Status, Ensuring Hospitals’ Future (Los Altos Hills, CA –July 17, 2015) – The Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) Board of Directors has selected BlueMountain Capital Management (BlueMountain), a private investment firm to recapitalize its operations. BlueMountain is contributing over $250 million of capital and is sponsoring Integrity Healthcare to manage …