Post Gazette: These 3 sets of moms and daughters work together at a Western Pa. hospital

When Lisa Kulesa, Linda Gardner and Betty Strotz started their careers 20 or more years ago at St. Clair Hospital, only one was a mother. The last thing they imagined was that their daughters would join them one day at work.

But that is exactly what happened, and all three are delighted to share a workplace and so much more with their daughters.

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St. Clair Health Awarded ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group for Spring 2023

PITTSBURGH, PA (May 3, 2023) – National nonprofit organization The Leapfrog Group announced today its Hospital Safety Grades for Spring 2023, with St. Clair Health being recognized with an ‘A’ Hospital Safety Grade. Receiving the highest grade for patient safety during this time period is particularly notable, as it reflects hospital performance primarily during the height of the pandemic.

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Tribune-Review: Girl Scouts donate cookies for St. Clair Hospital cancer patients

Patients receiving treatment at the St. Clair Hospital Cancer Center got a special treat courtesy of Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts.

The third- and fourth-grade students of Troop 60187 in Upper St. Clair packed up nearly 150 boxes of Girl Scout cookies and delivered them in March to Dr. Vince Reyes. He is assistant medical director for the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Medical Oncology Network and chief of hematology and medical oncology at St. Clair Health, located in Scott and Mt. Lebanon.

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St. Clair Health To Be Clinical Training Site For Duquesne University College of Osteopathic Medicine Students

St. Clair Health announced today a long-term agreement with Duquesne University to train the next generation of physicians in Southwestern Pennsylvania. This partnership is not only a collective investment in undergraduate medical education but also the region’s future. It comes at a critical time, when demand for health care only continues to intensify amid a shortage of physicians that is expected to continue for decades.

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Pittsburgh Business Times: Hospitals defend against claims of pricing transparency failures

A new report on hospital price transparency claims that many hospitals and health systems — including some of the region’s biggest names — aren’t compliant with federal rules requiring details on their website. But some of the hospital systems that are listed in the report, including UPMC, pushed back on the report and said they complied with the report.

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St. Clair Health Earns Digital Health “Most Wired” Recognition for 11th Consecutive Year

PITTSBURGH, PA (November 9, 2022) – St. Clair Health was once again recognized as Certified Level 9 in the annual Digital Health Most Wired Survey from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). This is the eleventh consecutive year that St. Clair Health has been named a Digital Health Most Wired hospital by CHIME.

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When Every Minute Matters

New telestroke collaboration with Mayo Clinic enhances acute stroke care

Telestroke, also called stroke telemedicine, allows doctors with advanced training to communicate using modern technology in a concerted team effort to treat patients at another location.

The main advantage? Time and timing. “This is a 24/7 service where patients can be evaluated in minutes,” says Maxim D. Hammer, M.D., Chief of Neurology who practices with St. Clair Medical Group. “A Mayo Clinic stroke specialist will be able to provide video consultation to any patient when an acute stroke is suspected in order to help guide treatment decisions.”

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