CHI Saint Joseph Health Blog

June 12, 2019

From the moment she was born, Kathy Mattone’s life story has been interwoven with that of Saint Joseph Hospital.


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June 07, 2019

When “Code Stroke” is announced over the hospital loudspeaker, a designated health care team immediately moves the patient for a CT scan to confirm the diagnosis.


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May 28, 2019

Dr. Martin remembers nuns at her Catholic school taking her under their wings after her father died. They would often tell her, “you should be a doctor when you grow up.”


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May 16, 2019

A sedentary lifestyle can cause weight gain and conditions such as Type 2 diabetes, but did you know it can also lead to problems with blood circulation?


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May 15, 2019

Lisa Smith, RN, was working with patients as a certified nursing assistant (CNA) at the hospital in Corbin when it hit her: “I thought right then and there, ‘this is what I should be doing.'”


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May 14, 2019

After letting joint pain keep you from the activities you love, you consult with your orthopedic surgeon and decide to have joint replacement surgery. Now it’s time to get ready.


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May 14, 2019

The first time Cindi Gardner walked into the Rosie Ring, she felt comfortable. Rosie Ring is a networking and support group for women facing breast cancer offered through CHI Saint Joseph Health – Cancer Care Center at Saint Joseph East.


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May 10, 2019

The couple started Maggie’s Light, a nonprofit that raises funds for bereavement kits that include comforting books, a handmade blanket, journals and more for families who have lost a child.


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May 09, 2019

It’s no secret that when you’re trying to lose weight or make healthier food choices, dining out can cause its fair share of temptations. From portion sizes to added ingredients, dessert options and peer pressure, it can be tough to navigate the dining experience and still feel in control.


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May 08, 2019

Twyman Clements of Bardstown had just graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2009. He was beginning to plan the next steps in his career when a regular physical for his Type I diabetes changed his world.


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