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 …

O’Connor Enacts Temporary Visiting Restrictions Due to Flu

San Jose, CA (January 16, 2015) – Due to a county-wide increase in cases of influenza, O’Connor Hospital has enacted a temporary visitation restriction policy. Community members who have flu-like symptoms, including cough, fever, runny nose, or body aches, are asked to refrain from visiting the hospital. Visitors under the age of 16 also are prohibited from visiting patients; they …

Living Well Class: Women’s Health

Living Well Class Focuses on Women’s Health San Jose, CA (January 15, 2015) – A comprehensive workshop entitled “Women’s Health” will be presented by O’Connor physician Virginia Chan, DO, on Thursday, January 22, 2015. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. Women have unique health and wellness perspectives. Dr. Virginia Chan will address which exams and tests are …

2015 Living Well Classes Begin: Migraine Headaches

 Living Well Class Focuses on Migraine Headaches   San Jose, CA (January 8, 2015) – A comprehensive workshop entitled “Unmasking Migraines” will be presented by O’Connor physician Michael Stevens, MD, on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. Migraine headaches can range from problematic to debilitating. In the U.S., it is estimated that more …

O’Connor Hospital Recognized for Outstanding Record in Patient Safety; Awarded an “A” in Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score

San Jose, CA (Nov. 26, 2014) – O’Connor Hospital was honored with an “A” grade in the Fall 2014 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group, an independent industry …

O’Connor Hospital Offers Class on Weight Training for Optimal Health

San Jose, CA (November 7, 2014) —A comprehensive workshop on how to add weight training to an exercise program will be presented by O’Connor physician Michael Henehan, DO, on Thursday, November 13. Community members are invited to attend free of charge. “Weight training is not just for bodybuilders,” explains Dr. Henehan. “It can help with osteoporosis and shoulder or knee …

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 …