January 31, 2015

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families receives grant to help dads and kids eat healthier

The Junior League of Columbia recently awarded $11,656 to the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families to help dads and their children eat right and have healthier, happier lives. The center sought the funds to enhance its health curriculum by focusing on nutrition and healthy eating, especially for children. [More]
January 28, 2015

Mercy Service League scores a big win for Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League scored a big win for the hospital at its second annual Souper Bowl fundraising event held January 25 at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom in Canton. The Souper Bowl attracted nearly 200 guests and raised more than $13,000 in total event proceeds for the hospital. [More]
January 26, 2015

Mercy Medical Center and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network host palliative care forum

Mercy Medical Center and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) recently hosted an information session at Mercy focused on legislation that would improve the quality of life for patients with cancer and other chronic illnesses. Representatives from Mercy Cancer Center, Mercy Palliative Care Services and the ACS CAN shared information about palliative care and the policy changes that would help expand its access and benefits for seriously ill patients. [More]
January 21, 2015

St. Vincent Medical Group adds 12 new physicians

St. Vincent Medical Group, which is a multi-specialty physician group affiliated with St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, added 12 new physicians to its ranks in the past year that support key service line growth in the areas of primary care, spine and orthopedics, and behavioral health. [More]
January 13, 2015

Providence Hospitals receives quality-based accreditation

Providence Hospitals recently announced that it successfully completed its accreditation process from DNV GL - Healthcare. By earning accreditation, Providence Hospitals has demonstrated that it meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). [More]
January 10, 2015

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League holding Souper Bowl fundraising event

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League will host a “Souper Bowl” soup tasting fundraising event January 25th in Canton, Ohio. [More]
January 5, 2015

Catholic Health Association celebrates 100 years

The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), of which the Sisters of Charity Health System is a member, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015. Originally named the Catholic Hospital Association, CHA was founded in 1915 as an organization through which Catholic health systems, hospitals, continuum-of-care facilities and the sponsors of these organizations could work together to achieve success that would not be possible working separately.

On July 19, 1914, Catholic health ministry leaders came together to respond to technological advances that we [More]
January 2, 2015

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina elects new board of trustees chair and adds three new members

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently elected Rick Mendoza to serve as the chair of its board of trustees, and added three new board members. [More]

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