Living Well Class on Staying Healthy at Every Stage of Your Life

San Jose, CA (October 17, 2014) — A workshop on maintaining good health at different life stages will be presented by Dr. Andrew Schechtman on Thursday, November 6. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. As we age, the health issues we face change. What was a critical health need in our 30’s and 40’s, may not be …

Living Well Class focuses on Osteoarthritis

San Jose, CA (October 9, 2014) — A comprehensive workshop on Osteoarthritis, its symptoms, causes and treatments will be presented by O’Connor physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, October 16. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. It is estimated 27 million Americans suffer from the chronic pain OA can cause. “I hope to help participants to understand …

O’Connor Hospital Accredited as Hyperbaric Center by Undersea Hyperbaric Medical Society

San Jose, CA (June 17, 2014) – O’Connor Hospital’s Wound Care Clinic and Hyperbaric Department recently became a certified hyperbaric center — one of only 171 certified hyperbaric centers in the U.S. out of 1,350 such facilities and one of only four certified centers in California. O’Connor Hospital’s Wound Care Clinic, a Joint Commission Certified Center of Excellence for Wound …

O’Connor Hospital Recognized for Patient Safety

San Jose, CA (June 12, 2014) – O’Connor Hospital has been recognized by Premier, Inc., for its patient safety, as part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Partnership for Patients (PFP) initiative and Premier’s Hospital Engagement Network (HEN). As a member of HEN, O’Connor Hospital is one of 28 hospitals from across the country that were honored as …

Living Well Class Focuses on Back Health

San Jose, CA (September 24, 2014) – A comprehensive workshop entitled “10 Minutes to a Healthier Back” will be presented by O’Connor sports medicine physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, September 25, 2014. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. Participants will learn about the causes of back pain and what can be done to help manage pain …

O’Connor Hospital Honored with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care

San Jose, CA, April 16, 2014 – O’Connor Hospital has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the treatment of stroke patients. Get With The Guidelines® hospital-based quality improvement program provides the most up-to-date, research-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery …

Completing Your Advance Directive

San Jose, CA (March 31, 2014) – O’Connor Hospital is participating in National Healthcare Decisions Day, April 16, to encourage community members to express their wishes regarding end-of-life care. O’Connor representatives will be available to answer questions, and provide educational material and healthcare power of attorney advance directive forms. Forms will be available in English, Spanish and Vietnamese. A notary …

O’Connor Hospital Living Well Class Focuses on Foot Pain

San Jose, CA (March 26, 2014) – A comprehensive workshop entitled “Treat Your Feet” will be presented by O’Connor Hospital sports medicine physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. Painful feet can keep you from exercising as much as you would like, Dr. Henehan says. He will offer a …

O’Connor’s Disinfecting Robot Highlighted on Local Radio

Suzanne Cistulli, R.N., CIC, Director of Infection Prevention and Control at O’Connor Hospital was interviewed by KGO NewsTalk Radio 810 AM on March 21, 2014. The segment highlighted our disinfecting robot TRU-D. [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/140715842″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”300″ iframe=”true” /]