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More Information About Our Recent Health Topics

Healthy Lifestyle

Are you still interested to find out more about women’s health, emergency care, or autism awareness? The links below contain more helpful information about these topics and more. If you have any remaining questions, please contact Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose at (408) 559-2011.

  • Eye health becomes increasingly important as our bodies age—learn more about taking better care of your eyes by visiting the National Eye Institute website.
  • Women appear to be more susceptible to vision problems than men. Prevent Blindness America lists some helpful ways for women to care for their eyes.
  • Are you prepared for labor and delivery? These articles from the American Pregnancy Association can help you to feel more prepared for this exciting time.
  • If you are looking for more information regarding pregnancy, labor, birth, or other women’s health issues, check out the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists website.
  • Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose works hard to keep their emergency room wait times far below the national average described in this CDC report.
  • Autism is becoming more and more common in American children. Learn more about this behavioral spectrum disorder from the Autism Society.
  • You can also find out more about the prevalence of autism from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute provides more information about the various forms of heart disease and how they are treated.
  • Getting healthy will decrease your risk of developing heart disease and many other chronic health conditions. Find out more about making healthy decisions on the American Heart Association website.

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Cardiac & Vascular Services at Good Sam San Jose

Cardiovascular Care

At Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose, we are proud to provide care to more cardiac patients than any other hospital in Santa Clara County. Our Cardiac and Vascular Institute offers the full range of diagnostic, treatment, and rehabilitation services for any area of cardiovascular care. Our program has been recognized both locally and nationally as a center of excellence for its variety and quality of services—read on to learn more about what Good Samaritan has to offer the heart patients in our community.

  • Chest Pain Center
    Our Chest Pain Center has earned accreditation from the Society of Chest Pain Centers for providing patients experiencing cardiac episodes with the highest quality of care. Our cardiologists and cardiac surgeons are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to respond to any emergency.
  • Cardiac catheterization
    The Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Good Samaritan performs more than three thousand procedures a year with a wide range of minimally invasive, state-of-the-art techniques. Our heart hospital was honored to be the first community-based catheterization lab in the country to implant the new “drug-eluting stent” to improve the outcome of stenting procedures.
  • Electrophysiology
    Our advanced Electrophysiology Lab utilizes sophisticated testing and diagnostic methods to identify and treat heart arrhythmias, or electrical disturbances in the heart.
  • Cardiac surgery
    At Good Samaritan, our cardiac surgeons have the experience that counts—the surgeons that lead our cardiac surgery program have performed over four thousand procedures in the past 10 years. Our staff of talented and knowledgeable specialists is committed to providing patients with compassionate, quality care before, during, and after each procedure.
  • Cardiac intensive care
    Our Cardiac Intensive Care Unit is staffed by specially trained nurses committed to assisting each heart patient and their family on their road to successful recovery.
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
    Cardiac rehabilitation provides patients who have recently undergone cardiac surgery or suffered from a heart attack a monitored, supportive environment through which they can make life-long strategies for healthier living.
  • Vascular surgery
    The board-certified vascular surgeons at Good Samaritan utilize only the most advanced surgical methods to treat arterial and venous issues.

Do you still have questions about the services offered by Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose? If so, please contact our Consult-A-Nurse healthcare referral line at (408) 559-2011. Our nurses are available any time of the day or night to answer your medical questions or refer you to an experienced specialist.


Emergency Care at Good Samaritan Hospital: Swift, Quality Care When You Need It Most

Medical Team

At Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose, we understand that medical emergencies can happen any time, anywhere. Our staff of emergency specialists is always available to provide the men, women, and children of our community with the highest quality of emergency medical care, whenever they may need us.

Your treatment at Good Samaritan’s emergency room gives you access to the full range of our hospital’s specialized services, including stroke care, cancer care, and gastrointestinal care. Our emergency staff also has immediate access to a variety of diagnostic and support tools, which work to get our patients results and treatment faster. These tools include, but are not limited to:

  • The full range of diagnostic imaging modalities, including MRI and CT
  • On-site laboratory and pharmacy
  • Blood bank for emergency transfusions
  • Online EKG
  • Surgical suites for emergency surgeries
  • Medical, cardiac, and respiratory intensive care
  • Endoscopic care and services

As another part of our comprehensive emergency care services, Good Samaritan of San Jose also offers the Text ER tool to help you get care as soon as possible. By texting “ER” to 23000 and replying with your zip code, you can find out the emergency room wait times in your area. At Good Sam San Jose, we work hard to keep our wait times well below the national average.

Our iTriage Symptom Checker app can also be a huge help at home or on the road to identify any symptoms that you may be having. The app provides easy access to information about disease conditions, local physicians, procedures, and more right from your mobile phone. For your own emergency room wherever you go, visit Good Samaritan Hospital’s website and download iTriage today. If you have any other health-related questions or if you are looking for an experienced physician in your area, utilize our Consult-A-Nurse healthcare referral line by calling (408) 559-2011 at any time, day or night.


Plan For a Smarter Delivery at Good Sam San Jose

At Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose, we believe that every birth is a special one. That’s why we work hard to help each expecting mother to plan for her delivery and provide expert care and advice every step of the way. As can be seen in this brief video, we are proud to offer mothers and families private rooms, neonatologists available 24/7, and a Level III NICU to provide parents with a better sense of security. 

Good Samaritan Hospital of San Jose offers tours for expecting parents that are interested in seeing our maternity hospital before they plan their delivery. If you would like to schedule a tour or learn more about our maternity services, call Good Samaritan Hospital at (408) 559-2011.


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