February 26, 2011

City of Cleveland, four major health systems to collaborate in "Healthy Cleveland" initiative

As featured in a lead story by The Plain Dealer, the city of Cleveland and the county's four main health care institutions, including the Sisters of Charity Health System, are collaboratively putting forth a new effort to help Clevelanders become more healthy and fit: More...
February 23, 2011

Healthy Learners thanks annual fund contributors

The Healthy Learners annual fund campaign, which ran from October 25 to December 31, 2010, has grossed $22,338 from 129 contributors to benefit the children served by Healthy Learners. With five locations in South Carolina, Healthy Learners is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System devoted to removing children's health barriers to learning. More...
February 23, 2011

Plain Dealer features St. John Medical Center's Holistic Birthing Center

The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, Ohio recently featured a lengthy profile of St. John Medical Center's Holistic Birthing Center. St. John opened the center in September 2009 and has since delivered 139 babies in its state-of-the-art, 320-square-foot private birthing suite, which includes a built-in 160-gallon birthing tub, soothing neutral colors, a selection of music and aromatherapy, and four certified midwives on staff. More...
February 15, 2011

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland invites you to see "Beyond the Bricks"

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, is sponsoring a public screening of the film "Beyond the Bricks," a documentary that explores and promotes solutions to the "long running crisis in American education: the low performance and dismal graduation rates of school-age Black males." The movie will be shown the evening of Feb. 21 at Cuyahoga Community College, along with a question and answer session with the director Derek Koen and Dr. ... [More]
February 11, 2011

Office of Healthy Ohio honors Mercy Medical Center for healthy worksite practices

The Office of Healthy Ohio has recognized Mercy Medical Center, along with 32 other Ohio businesses, for healthy worksite practices. Healthy Ohio Business Council Chair Cynthia Crosthwaite will present the seventh-annual Healthy Ohio-Healthy Worksite awards on Friday, February 11 at 12:15 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in Dublin. The ceremony will be held during Health Action Council Ohio’s Columbus Kick Off conference that features national experts on health reform, health care systems and h... [More]
February 10, 2011

Foundation participates in Leadership Columbia Health and Human Services Class Day

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina was asked to participate on a panel for Leadership Columbia Health and Human Services Class Day on February 8, 2011. In addition to the foundation, other Sisters of Charity Health System ministries, including Healthy Learners and Providence Hospitals, as well as foundation grantees were present during the day. More...
February 10, 2011

Providence Hospitals names director of pharmacy services

Providence Hospitals, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, recently named David Kilgore as director of pharmacy services. Kilgore served as the hospital’s interim director of the pharmacy for four months prior. As director, David will develop an operating budget for pharmaceuticals, supplies and personnel and oversee inventory for a department that provides service to nearly 89,000 patients a year, including emergency department admissions, cardiac caths, outpatient surgeri... [More]
February 10, 2011

Providence Hospitals leads Red Dress Rally

Members of the community, hospital staff and volunteers joined Providence Hospitals on February 8 in the Rotunda of the Statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina for the hospital's 2011 Red Dress Rally. More...

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