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Ribbon Cutting Held for New Deaconess Clinic Petersburg Facility

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today at the new Deaconess Clinic Petersburg. Local officials, physicians and staff who will practice in the new building, project contributors, and members of Deaconess leadership were in attendance.

'EMT Career Pathway' Offered by Deaconess

A new program offered by Deaconess allows employees to receive pay while working at Deaconess and attending emergency medical technician (EMT) classes.

The Women's Hospital Names First Chief Medical Officer

The Women’s Hospital has named C. Brennan Fitzpatrick, MD, MBA, FACOG, to the role of the first Chief Medical Officer at The Women’s Hospital.

Deaconess to Continue To Require Face Masks

To protect vulnerable patients receiving care in our hospitals and clinics, Deaconess will continue to require face masks within our facilities until further notice.

Deaconess Care Integration (DCI) Achievement

For the fourth year in a row, Deaconess Health System’s Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Deaconess Care Integration (DCI), has achieved shared saving with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Next Generation ACO Model.

Deaconess Among Top 5% of U.S. Hospitals for Clinical Outcomes, According to Healthgrades

Deaconess today announced that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2021 America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award™. The distinction places Deaconess Hospital in the top five percent of nearly 4,500 hospitals assessed across the U.S. 

Eight Area First Responders Receive 17 AEDS from Heartsaver

Tri-State first responders were presented with 17 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in the Pavilion, located inside the Orthopedic & Neuroscience Hospital on the Deaconess Gateway Campus.

Weather-Related Updates 2-18-21

The following locations have been affected by the current winter weather conditions. 

Deaconess Welcomes New Administrators

Two new faces have joined the senior administrative team at Deaconess. JoAnn Wood, MD, MSME, MHA, AAP, ACP, became Vice President, Chief Medical Officer in September, 2020.  Jennifer Chiusano, MA, BSN, RN, NE-BC, began serving as Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive in January, 2021.

Deaconess Named Level 9 'Most Wired' for Health Informatics Advancement

Deaconess has been named a Level 9 ‘Most Wired’ healthcare organization for the first time, after being on the ‘Most Wired’ list for 9 consecutive years. Only 71 hospitals nationwide received this level of recognition from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), as part of the organization’s 2020 Healthcare’s Most Wired program.

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