St. Joseph’s Health Named One of Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health

St. Joseph’s Health has been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health in the recently released 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals 2018 study. The annual study, conducted by Truven Health Analytics, now part of IBM Watson Health, identifies the top U.S. hospitals for inpatient cardiovascular services. This study is part of the Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals program.

Designated Stroke Care Options Expand in CNY

No matter where you're coming from, nationally recognized and designated stroke care is now available at all three major hospitals in Syracuse. St. Joseph’s Health has received the Bronze Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association “Get With The Guidelines®” Stroke program. In addition, the Public Health and Health Planning Council of the New York State Department of Health has designated St. Joseph’s Health Hospital as a Primary Stroke Center.

St. Joseph’s Health is First in Upstate NY to Earn National Recognition for Efforts Aimed at Reducing Heart Attacks and Strokes

The American Heart Association and American Medical Association have announced the 310 physician practices and health systems nationwide being recognized for their commitment to reducing the heart attacks and strokes that result from adults with uncontrolled blood pressure and improving health outcomes associated with heart disease. St. Joseph’s Health is among this group of first-time recipients, and is the only organization in Upstate New York to receive the AHA and AMA’s Target: BP™ Recognition Program award.  

Vaping Banned Anywhere Cigarettes are Prohibited in NYS

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday signed a bill to ban vaping anywhere cigarettes are already prohibited, like workplaces, bars and restaurants. The ban begins in 30 days. E-cigs, as the vaping products are often called, were added to New York’s Clean Indoor Air Act this summer by the State Assembly, and the measure was approved by the Senate.

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