May 1, 2012

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Supports NEOMED-CSU Urban Primary Care Initiative with $25,000 Gift

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Sisters of Charity Health System leaders joined an event to launch the NEOMED-CSU Partnership Health Care Education and Urban Primary Care Initiative yesterday at Cleveland State University. [More]
April 27, 2012

St. Vincent Drs. Keppler and Bastulli to be honored at Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio 2012 Annual Meeting

Two St. Vincent Charity Medical Center physicians will be honored at the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio (AMCNO) Annual Meeting Dinner and Awards Presentation on Friday, April 27 at the Ritz-Carlton Cleveland. Louis Keppler, M.D., co-director of St. Vincent Charity’s Spine and Orthopedic Institute, will receive the 2012 Clinician of the Year designation for his long-time devotion and service to his patients.  The award was given in recognition that “Dr. Keppler exemplifies the highest ideals and ethics of the medical profession.” At this same event, the academy’s foundation, the Academy of Medicine Education Foundation (AMEF), will bestow its inaugural AMEF Philanthropy Award on John Bastulli, M.D., St. Vincent Charity’s president of medical staff. He will be recognized for his “unparalleled commitment to the AMEF” and for his work as an outstanding fundraiser. It was through Dr. Bastulli’s vision and leadership that the AMEF launched the Marissa Rose Biddlestone Memorial Golf outing, which has become one of the major fundraising events for the foundation. The AMEF will present six local medical students with scholarships worth $5,000 each at the dinner.
November 30, 2011

Plain Dealer highlights St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s prescription assistance program

As a complement to a recent story about all area health systems’ community benefit contributions, which noted the Sisters of Charity Health System's collective annual community benefit of $54.6 million, The Plain Dealer has highlighted St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s prescription assistance program. More...
November 30, 2011

Cleveland’s Sisters of Charity Health System to Join CliniSync Health Information Exchange

The Sisters of Charity Health System is taking a significant step into the future of patient care in Ohio by committing three of its medical centers to join the statewide health information exchange. Plans now will begin for St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, St. John Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center to connect electronically to other Ohio physicians, hospitals, labs and health care entities. The projected timeline for implementation for St. Vincent Charity and St. John is the summer of 2012, and for Mercy Medical Center, the fall of 2012. More...
November 9, 2011

St. Vincent Charity Opens Diagnostic Imaging Center at Rockside

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is opening a new Diagnostic Imaging Center at 4400 Rockside Road in the same facility at Independence Urgent Care. This $2.6 million, 6,700-square-foot facility located on the first floor will be easily accessible via I-77 and Rockside Road and bring state-of-the-art imaging to the Independence area. More...
June 28, 2011

Building Healthy Communities to Host Farmers Market Days in Solon, OH

Fresh, locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables raised by Cleveland urban teen farmers known as the Garden Boyz will be available for purchase bi-weekly at the Solon Medical Campus of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. Garden Boyz is an urban teen farmers program of Building Healthy Communities, which is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System. The young farmers grow pesticide-free produce in Cleveland using organic methods for farmers markets, including those held at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, the Cuyahoga County administration building and Western Reserve Area on Aging senior programs. More...
June 24, 2011

Presentations Announced for Ohio Health Literacy Conference

Eighteen abstracts have been selected for break-out sessions at the inaugural Ohio Health Literacy Conference being held October 12-13 at the Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland. More...
June 2, 2011

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Employee Receives Promise of One Award

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's Patricia Terstenyak, community outreach coordinator and co-chair of the Health Literacy Institute, has received the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Northeast Ohio Affiliate Promise of One Award. This award recognizes a volunteer who has been involved with Komen Northeast Ohio for at least one year and has made a significant contribution to the fulfillment of the Komen promise to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures. More...
May 9, 2011

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center receives award for advertising campaign

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center received a Silver Aster Award for its bariatric advertising campaign, “My New Life.” The Aster Awards, one of the largest national competitions of its kind, is hosted by Marketing Healthcare Today Magazine and Creative Images, Inc. This elite program recognizes outstanding healthcare professionals for excellence in their advertising and marketing efforts for the calendar year 2010. More...
May 4, 2011

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Project Learn to host health literacy conference

Did you know individuals with limited health literacy incur medical expenses that are as much as four times greater than patients with adequate health literacy skills? Or that nearly half of American adults have only basic or below-basic health literacy skills and have difficulty understanding and acting on health information? To help combat these statistics, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Project Learn are hosting the inaugural Ohio Health Literacy Conference in partnership with the City of Cleveland Department of Public Health, MetroHealth System and Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio. More...

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