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Good Samaritan Hospital Introduces New Website Offering Rich User Experience for Desktop, Mobile Devices

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Recognizing the need for its Silicon Valley patient population to experience the fastest and easiest to use website and mobile technology for healthcare information, Good Samaritan Hospital announced today the launch of its new website at http://goodsamsanjose.com. Optimized for use on any device at home, at work or on the go, the website offers important resources such as up-to-date Emergency Department wait times and community resources for classes and events. Website visitors can also quickly discover details about Good Samaritan's comprehensive specialty services, as well as any affiliated doctor's office location and phone number.

Additionally, patients have access to a variety of tools to make their interactions with Good Samaritan's staff and facilities effortless. The online Patient Portal is a one-stop destination for all healthcare records such as medication records, lab results, hospital visit summaries and upcoming appointment times. A Digital Patient Guide is available for those preparing for a surgery at Good Samaritan, and patients can familiarize themselves with the campus via a virtual tour. Other services offered on the website include online bill pay and accepted insurance plans.

"With today's fast-paced lifestyles, it is critical for the people of Silicon Valley to be able to easily access their healthcare resources," said Paul Beaupré, CEO of Good Samaritan Hospital. "Our new website has an inviting look and feel that reflects our focus on treating patients in mind, body and spirit with market-leading quality and the latest in techniques and technology. It's all been designed to make our patients' lives smoother while also offering interesting, engaging information with straight-forward navigation."

The new website is also a source for the latest hospital news such as expected service expansions and facility upgrades, patient stories told by community members themselves, and available volunteer opportunities.

Please visit http://goodsamsanjose.com for more information.

About Good Samaritan Hospital

Good Samaritan Hospital is a 474 bed acute care hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley, with two locations, the main campus in San Jose, California and the Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California. Recognized nationally for quality and safety, it has an "A" from The Leapfrog Group and has been voted a "Family Favorite" hospital for more than ten years. It is one of only ten hospitals nationwide to be awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer four consecutive times. Good Samaritan is a leader in neurosciences, high-risk obstetrics, advanced cardiology and innovative surgery techniques, and is a Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center and an accredited Chest Pain Center. Good Samaritan has been delivering elite level care with compassion since 1965. For more information visit, www.goodsamsanjose.com.

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