St. John's Medical Center http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en First-Aid Approach Tackles Mental Health Stigmas http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/first-aid-approach-tackles-mental-health-stigmas <p>Mental health. It's a topic that can be hard to talk about. So the National Council for Behavioral Health has taken a cue from successful CPR and first aid programs and designed a similar training to help everyday citizens know how to respond in a mental health crisis.</p><p>A half dozen Jackson community members are gathered in a classroom in the basement of St. John's Medical Center. Their instructor, Adam Williamson, has handed out poster-sized paper and markers and asked them to draw a picture of anxiety.</p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 23:00:20 +0000 Rebecca Huntington 63225 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org First-Aid Approach Tackles Mental Health Stigmas St. John's Medical Center Adds Surgeons http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/st-johns-medical-center-adds-surgeons <p>St. John’s Medical Center in Jackson is hiring several new surgeons and doctors to join the public hospital’s physician group. &nbsp;It will be the first time the hospital has directly employed surgeons.&nbsp;</p><p>St. John’s CEO Lou Hochheiser says the new hires are needed to meet demand in the area.</p><p>“A year and a half ago, we had 4 and a half surgeons in this community,” Hochheiser said. “We have lost two and a half of those surgeons, leaving us with two. Therefore, it was the hospital’s responsibility to make sure that gap was filled.”</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 23:48:27 +0000 Aaron Schrank 59686 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org St. John's Medical Center Adds Surgeons Hospital, Library Navigate Healthcare.gov for the Uninsured http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/hospital-library-navigate-healthcaregov-uninsured <p>Cheyenne Regional Medical Center is heading a statewide effort called Enroll Wyoming to help people get health insurance through the new online marketplace. The program has trained navigators across the state, including in Jackson where St. John's Medical Center and Teton County Library have teamed up to offer individualized sessions, designed to guide community members through healthcare.gov. Wyoming Public Radio's Rebecca Huntington has more.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:29:54 +0000 Rebecca Huntington 53052 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Hospital, Library Navigate Healthcare.gov for the Uninsured Hospital CEO Looks to Congress to Cut Health Care Costs http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/hospital-ceo-looks-congress-cut-health-care-costs <p><font size="2"><span style="font-size:10pt;">St. John's Medical Center CEO Lou Hochheiser is presenting a series of public forums to help Teton County residents understand health care reform.</span></font></p><p></p> Wed, 01 May 2013 22:58:04 +0000 Rebecca Huntington 40156 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Hospital CEO Looks to Congress to Cut Health Care Costs