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Sep 17 2013
Is Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery for You?

By: Danielle O’Brien  Blog: St. Joseph's Health Connections

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How does one come to the decision to have bariatric weight loss surgery? I’ve heard the same stories time and time again from individuals who have struggled with obesity their entire lives.

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Jul 23 2013
A Day in My Life

By: Danielle O’Brien  Blog: St. Joseph's Health Connections

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I’ve been working in the role of Bariatric Program Coordinator at St. Joseph’s since February 2012. Every day is different, as I am responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the bariatric program to ensure we maintain the requirements to be a Bariatric Center of Excellence (which we received from the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery in March 2011). In an average day, I coordinate with many other areas of the hospital, including the operating room, recovery and unit 4-2, where our bariatric patients stay pre- and post-op, providing education to staff on all aspects of caring for and getting updates on our surgical bariatric patients (or as I fondly refer to them, “my patients”).

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