May 22, 2015

Director of St. Vincent Charity psychiatric emergency department named mental health professional of the year

The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County presented a number of awards at its May 18 annual meeting, including naming Leslie Koblentz, M.D., the mental health professional of the year. Dr. Koblentz is the director of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's psychiatric emergency department. [More]
May 13, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Joseph’s Home receive CVS Health community grants

CVS Health recently provided community grants to both St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Joseph’s Home to help increase access to quality health care services and improve health outcomes. St. Vincent Charity received a $10,000 grant to support its diabetes education program. Joseph’s Home received a $5,000 grant to help provide nursing care to its acutely ill homeless residents. [More]
May 11, 2015

Center for Health Affairs forum focuses on safety for health care employees

Preparing for, trying to prevent and responding to violence occurring at the hands of patients receiving care in emergency departments has increasingly become a concern for the health care community. To raise awareness for the issue and start a conversation about how to address it in Northeast Ohio, the “Mary Ann Jerse-O’Connor Community Forum: Healthcare Workers Protecting Each Other” is Friday, May 22. [More]
May 7, 2015

Bestselling author to speak about mental health issues at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is hosting New York Times bestselling author Regina Brett Tuesday, May 12 at 2 p.m. at an event open to the community to raise awareness of the warning signs and challenges of dealing with mental health issues. Brett will talk about her new book, God is Always Hiring, and about finding mission in life. [More]
April 23, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center opens new geriatric psychiatry unit

To continue meeting the community's mental health needs, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently opened a new 16-bed dedicated geriatric psychiatry unit. The new unit and addition of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) as a treatment expands the hospital’s mental health services, which also includes a psychiatric emergency department and addiction services. [More]
April 20, 2015

Hospitals get new ratings from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently introduced star ratings on Hospital Compare, the agency’s public information website, to make it easier for consumers to choose a hospital and understand the quality of care they deliver. The new star rating system ranks more than 3,500 hospitals across the country based on patients’ reviews. [More]
February 27, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center: A look back at 150 years

Founded by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine in 1865, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is celebrating its 150th anniversary throughout 2015. The celebration includes special events and other efforts as featured at www.stv150.org [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]
October 27, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center to offer free flu shots Nov. 4 for “Vote and Vaccinate” program

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center will offer flu shots on election day (Nov. 4) at Marion-Sterling Elementary School in Cleveland as part of its Vote and Vaccinate program. St. Vincent Charity also offers flu shots during normal business hours throughout the fall and winter at a number of locations. [More]
October 20, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center kicks off 150th anniversary at Pizzazz gala

More than 1,000 guests attended St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Pizzazz gala on October 18 at Cleveland Public Auditorium, which also kicked off the hospital’s yearlong 150th anniversary celebration. The biennial event raised more than $750,000 to support St. Vincent Charity. [More]

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