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 …

O’Connor Hospital Living Well Series: Please Your Knees

San Jose, CA (May 6, 2015) — A comprehensive workshop entitled “Please Your Knees: Improve Knee Function, Lessen Knee Pain” will be presented by O’Connor physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. “Knees are a common area of injury and discomfort,” states Dr. Henehan, who serves …

Living Well Series Explores Stroke Awareness

San Jose, CA (May 6, 2015) — Neurologist Raul Guisado, M.D. will present “Stroke Awareness: Symptoms, Treatments, Preventative Actions” Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. According to Centers for Disease Control, each year nearly 800,000 people in the United States will suffer a stroke. It is the leading cause of …

National Health Care Decisions Day at O’Connor Hospital

San Jose, CA (March 30, 2015) – O’Connor Hospital continues to serve the community in multiple ways. Thursday, April 16 is National Health Care Decisions Day. Members of the community are invited to learn about different types of medical intervention to help determine their end-of-life health care wishes. The mission of National Health Care Decisions Day is to inspire, educate …

Living Well Series Explores Healthy Living Through Exercise

San Jose, CA (March 13, 2015) — A comprehensive workshop entitled Get Healthy, Stay Healthy will be presented by O’Connor physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the benefits of resistance training (or strength training) include reducing the signs and …

Living Well Class: Osteoporosis

San Jose, CA (March 02, 2015) — A comprehensive workshop entitled Osteoporosis: Slow Bone Loss, Prevent Fractures will be presented by O’Connor physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, March 12, 2015. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. “Thinning of the bones happens to both men and women as we age,” offers Dr. Henehan, who serves as director …

LUNA Laser at O’Connor Wound Care Clinic Improves Lives

San Jose, CA (March 2, 2015) – O’Connor Hospital continues to provide state-of-the-art care at its Wound Care Clinic, using a LUNA laser system that helps physicians diagnose and treat slow-healing wounds. Having one of only two LUNA lasers in Northern California, O’Connor is able to provide physicians with a resource of critical information needed to determine a course of …

Living Well Class: Earthquake & Disaster Preparedness

Living Well Class Focuses on Emergency Preparedness San Jose, CA (January 29, 2015) – A comprehensive workshop entitled “Earthquake and Disaster Preparedness” will be presented by O’Connor physician Dr. Christine Doyle on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. When it comes to the Bay Area, the question regarding the next major earthquake is …