BJC in the News, Week of Dec. 4, 2017
As a leader in health care, BJC and its hospitals and service organizations are frequently featured in the media, both locally and nationally. Following are some recent highlights:

Week of 2017

BJC's clinical asset management operations and warehouse are scheduled to move to an 80,000-square-foot building in summer 2018 in the new Fenton Logistics park, on the site of the old Fenton Chrysler plant, according to the St. Louis Business Journal and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Nov. 30. 

BJC is seeking full ownership of Memorial Hospital Belleville and Memorial Hospital East, according to stories in the Belleville News Democrat and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Dec. 1. 

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on the Missouri Botanical Garden's horticultural therapy program at the Siteman Cancer Center and Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine in a front-page story Dec. 4. 

A Dec. 1 story in the Columbia, Mo., Daily Tribune reported that MU Health's expansion plan could include Boone Hospital Center if and when the lease with BJC ends. 

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, St. Louis Business Journal and the Belleville News Democrat both reported Dec. 5 that BJC has submitted a certificate of need for a proposed Illinois location for the Washington University and BJC's Siteman Cancer Center at a new medical office building to be constructed near Memorial Hospital East

The Belleville News Democrat ran an article Dec. 5 detailing what total BJC ownership of Memorial hospitals would mean for metro East residents.

A Dec. 4 post on Becker's Hospital Review noted that MU Health's better-than-expected financial report could lead to a merger with Boone Hospital Center and BJC terminating its lease early.

WUSM cardiologist at BJH Richard Bach, MD, was one of the experts Cath Lab Digest contacted to answer a question Dec. 1 about the new annual volume requirements for PCI operators.


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