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 …

O’Connor Hospital Recognized Nationally for Stroke Program

San Jose, CA (June 25, 2015) – O’Connor Hospital was recently recognized again for its Stroke Program, this time earning national recognition as the recipient of a Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Stroke Centers. The Women’s Choice Award® recognizes hospitals for clinical excellence as well as top scores for patient satisfaction. The recognition provides women, in particular, …

Bronchial Thermoplasty: New Treatment Option for Severe Asthma

San Jose, CA (June 4, 2015) – It’s allergy season. For asthma sufferers, pollen in the air can cause an asthma attack, leading to difficulty breathing and wheezing. For some asthmatics, daily medications and inhalers help control the chronic disease, however, for some adults with severe asthma, symptoms persist despite taking medications. For these individuals, bronchial thermoplasty may provide long-lasting …

Living Well Class Focuses on Dietary Supplements

San Jose, CA (May28, 2015) — A comprehensive workshop Nutrition Supplement Savvy will be presented by O’Connor registered dietitians, Connie Krashoc, MS, RD, CDE and Suzie Louie RD on Thursday, June 25, 2015. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. According to the National Institute of Health the majority of adults in the United States take one or …

Daughters of Charity Health System Hospitals Nationally Recognized for Stroke Care

(Los Altos Hills, CA – May 28, 2015) – Daughters of Charity Health System hospitals are leading the way in stroke care. Seton Medical Center in Daly City, CA and O’Connor Hospital in San Jose, CA, each received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood, CA …

O’Connor Hospital Recognized for Outstanding Quality

San Jose, CA – O’Connor Hospital was recognized with an “A” grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score by the Leapfrog Group, the highest available rating for patient safety in the nation. The hospital also received an “A” rating in Fall 2014. The nonprofit Leapfrog Group rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. The grades …