April 18, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth, United Way and CareSource team up to advance Accountable Health Communities model

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth, United Way and CareSource, are teaming up to apply for a federal $4.5 million grant to advance the patient-centered Accountable Health Communities model, which addresses gaps between clinical care and community services. With their grant application due in May, partner MetroHealth is working to pilot systems to better integrate the United Way 2-1-1 Help Center to connect patients with social services. Together, the partners recognize that access to stable housing, healthy food and transportation help improve health outcomes. [More]
April 15, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center resident returns to India on medical mission

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center internal medicine resident Ramyashree Tummala, M.D., recently went back home to India on a medical mission "to serve the people of my country with the knowledge and skills from the training that I got in the United States.” [More]
March 17, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Rosary Hall to host open house and celebration

Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is hosting an open house and celebration April 1 from 4-6 p.m. to honor the legacy of Rosary Hall’s founder Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, who passed away 50 years ago on April 1. Sister Ignatia’s cousin, Father Jim O’Donnell, will be joining the celebration. [More]
February 16, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center provides free podiatry care to the homeless

A 10-member team of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center podiatry physicians, residents and students provided free foot care at the 25th Homeless Stand Down in January in Cleveland, which attracted 1,500 homeless men, women and children. [More]
February 12, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center podiatry residents ride along with Cleveland EMS

A group of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center podiatry residents gained a new perspective on patient care when they participated in a ride-along for five shifts with the Cleveland Emergency Medical Service (EMS). During the five shifts, residents experienced emergencies in residential neighborhoods, with the homeless, in apartments and even transitional housing. [More]
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]

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