What’s New at SIH

SIH Cancer Institute Receives National Outstanding Achievement Award

June 17th, 2015:

The SIH Cancer Institute was recently presented with the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). SIH’s cancer program is one of a select group of only 75 U.S. health care facilities with accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor for surveys performed last… Read more

Stroke: What You Need to Know

May 26th, 2015:

Sudden facial drooping. Weakness on one side of the body. Slurred speech. It’s a stroke, a brain attack, and time is of the essence. But for now, let’s use our brains to store a few things. 1. Stroke is not just for old people. You actually need to get the “it’s for old people” notion… Read more

St. Joseph Improves the Colonoscopy Experience

May 19th, 2015:

St Joseph Memorial Hospital staff just made the world of endoscopy, such as colonoscopy, a little more comfortable. A recent expansion/remodeling project was completed this March just as the United States recognized colon cancer awareness month. Endoscopy is the process of using specialized scopes with cameras to enter the mouth or the rectum to evaluate… Read more