June 8, 2016

SCHS communicators present at Catholic Health Assembly about promoting Catholic identity

The Sisters of Charity Health System’s Susanna H. Krey, senior vice president of foundations, outreach ministries and external affairs, and Heather Stoll, vice president of external affairs, presented an innovation session at the 2016 Catholic Health Assembly, June 5-7 in Orlando, Florida.

Their presentation, “Communications Guidelines for Promoting Catholic Identity after a Hospital Sale,” was June 6. During the session, they presented a case study on guidelines and how they were introduced to a new partner, focusing on the real-life example of the sale of Providence Hospitals in South Carolina to LifePoint Health. The session also demonstrated how the health system transferred best practices in promoting Catholic identity and how these best practices could apply to similar situations. [More]
February 7, 2016

Sister Mary Jacob Yelcho, CSA pens letter to Providence

On February 2, 2016, LifePoint Health and the Sisters of Charity Health System announced that the acquisition of Providence Hospitals by LifePoint Health was complete. In joining LifePoint, Providence will continue to operate in a manner consistent with the identity of a Catholic hospital, as it has since its founding. As Providence moves forward, our own Sister Mary Jacob Yelcho CSA, a member of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, offers the following reflection, which was published by The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina [More]
February 2, 2016

Providence Hospitals Joins LifePoint Health

LifePoint Health and the Sisters of Charity Health System today announced that the acquisition of Providence Hospitals by LifePoint Health has been completed. In joining LifePoint, Providence will have access to new resources that will further enhance quality care and strengthen its ability to expand the services it provides. It also will continue to operate in a manner consistent with the identity of a Catholic hospital, as it has since its founding. [More]
December 21, 2015

Providence nurse recognized with DAISY Award for work with patients and families

Dee Angela, a coronary care ICU nurse with Providence Hospitals, recently received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The DAISY Award recognizes the special work that nurses do every day. It was established by the DAISY Foundation—an organization working to eliminate diseases that attack the immune system. [More]
December 17, 2015

Providence Hospitals announces new executive leaders

Providence Hospitals and LifePoint Health have announced the appointment of executive leaders for the two-campus Columbia, South Carolina, hospital system. Scott Campbell will assume a key leadership post, serving as lead administrator for Providence Hospitals, and Phil Young will serve in a supporting role as lead administrator for the Northeast campus. [More]
November 5, 2015

Providence Hospitals wins five 2015 MarCom Awards for marketing and communication excellence

Providence Hospitals received five awards from the 2015 MarCom Awards international competition for marketing and communication professionals. The contest evaluates concepts, writing and design for print, visual, audio and web campaigns. [More]
July 28, 2015

Statement from Terrence Kessler: Sisters of Charity Health System signs letter of intent for Providence Hospitals to join LifePoint Health

We want you to be among the first to know that we, the Sisters of Charity Health System, have signed a letter of intent for Providence Hospital and Providence Orthopedic Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina to be acquired by LifePoint Health. This is positive opportunity to strengthen Providence for the future and continue its growth as a health care leader in South Carolina. We are pleased that Providence will remain a Catholic health care provider as part of the Diocese of Charleston throughout and beyond this process. [More]
July 19, 2015

Providence Hospitals nurse honored for act of heroism

The South Carolina State Guard recently honored Kelly Winters, a senior charge nurse in the cardiac intensive care unit at Providence Hospitals, for his actions during a fiery, multi-vehicle crash in May, presenting him with the Francis Marion Swamp Box Award for heroism. [More]
July 2, 2015

Providence Hospitals receives American College of Cardiology award for cardiac care

Providence Hospitals is one of only 91 hospitals nationwide to receive the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2015. [More]
June 18, 2015

Providence Physicians practices earn national recognition for patient-centered care

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently recognized several Providence Hospitals physician practices with the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) designation. [More]

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