January 18, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden begins ‘moonshot’ cancer initiative with call to St. Vincent Charity marketing executive

Launching his recent cancer-fighting “moonshot” initiative, Vice President Joe Biden asked people affected by cancer to share their stories online. Wendy Hoke, vice president of marketing and communications at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, was one of several thousand people to share her story. She was the first person to receive a personal call from Biden. [More]
January 14, 2016

St. Vincent Charity receives $125,000 gift for mental health center of excellence

The Cleveland Foundation recently announced a gift of $125,000 to invest in building St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s behavioral health services into a center of excellence, which will help the hospital deliver a full continuum of comprehensive adult psychiatric services. [More]
January 8, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center chosen as nation's first employer center of excellence for bariatric surgery

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has been selected as the first hospital in the country to participate in the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH) Employers Centers of Excellence Network for bariatric surgery. Through this contract, St. Vincent Charity will provide weight loss surgery for large national employers, through a prospective bundled payment arrangement. [More]
January 6, 2016

Dr. Giesele Robinson Greene appointed as a co-chair of NEOMED-CSU Partnership for Urban Health's Community Advisory Board

Dr. Giesele Robinson Greene, senior vice president and chief medical officer of the health system, has been appointed a co-chair of the NEOMED-CSU Urban Primary Care Initiative Community Advisory Board. [More]
October 9, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center receives quality achievement award for treating stroke patients

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. [More]
September 26, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center to host 150th anniversary mass

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center concludes its yearlong 150th anniversary celebration with Mass at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Sunday, September 27th at 3 p.m. Mass is open to all and will be celebrated by the Most Reverend Richard G. Lennon, Bishop of Cleveland. [More]
August 12, 2015

Cleveland Leadership Center selects health system employees for leadership programs

The Cleveland Leadership Center has selected Shannon Fogarty Jerse, deputy general counsel for the Sisters of Charity Health System and general counsel to St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, to participate in the Leadership Cleveland class of 2016. The center also selected Rebecca Gallant, director of communications for the health system, to participate in the Cleveland Bridge Builders class of 2016. [More]
August 7, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center evolves with the neighborhood around it

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and its surrounding neighborhood continue to evolve, which David Perse, M.D., president and CEO of St. Vincent Charity, wrote about in a recent blog post. [More]
July 24, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center celebrates Christmas in July at women’s shelter

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center celebrated the holiday season early with a Christmas in July event July 22 at the Norma Herr Women’s Shelter. A group of caregivers traveled to the shelter to deliver gifts and enjoy an evening with residents at the shelter. [More]
July 6, 2015

Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA honored at Alcoholic Anonymous International Assembly

More than 85,000 people gathered July 2nd – 5th, at the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) International Assembly in Atlanta. There, Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, accepted the 35 millionth copy of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous on behalf of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine in memory of Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, who was commonly referred to as the “angel of Alcoholics Anonymous.” The convention marked AA’s 80th anniversary. [More]

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