May 8, 2014

Three Providence nurses named to South Carolina’s top 100

Three nurses from Providence Hospitals were honored at the South Carolina Nurses Foundation’s 13th Palmetto Gold Nurse Recognition awards and celebration May 7. The honor, limited to the state’s top 100 nurses, included Providence’s Carmen Garcia, Christine Power and Vickie Williams. [More]
May 7, 2014

Mercy Medical Center receives Ohio Hospital Association environmental award

The Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) recently awarded Mercy Medical Center with its annual Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award. Mercy was one of 12 Ohio hospitals to receive the award. The award recognizes hospitals for promoting sound practices through environmental stewardship. [More]
May 6, 2014

Mercy Medical Center honors five nurses with clinical excellence awards

In recognition of National Nurses Week (May 6-12), Mercy Medical Center is honoring five of its clinical staff members with Mercy Nursing Excellence Awards. [More]
May 6, 2014

Providence Hospitals inducts two physicians into Society of St. Luke

Providence Hospitals recently inducted two physicians into the Society of St. Luke, a program that celebrates and honors selected members of the Providence medical staff. Judith Hoffman, M.D., and Robert G. Kiger, M.D., were honored at an induction ceremony in April. [More]
May 5, 2014

24-hour online giving event May 6 to benefit South Carolina nonprofits

The Central Carolina Community Foundation is presenting the first regional day of giving in the Midlands of South Carolina Tuesday, May 6 with its 24-hour giving challenge, Midlands Gives. Midlands Gives is designed to raise money and awareness of 150 Midlands nonprofit groups, including three ministries of the Sisters of Charity Health System: Healthy Learners, Providence Hospitals and the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families. [More]
May 2, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center among four Ohio hospitals to receive state money to expand services

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center will receive $500,000 from the state of Ohio to expand geriatric psychiatry services. This is among numerous projects and services that will receive a recently announced total of $2.4 billion in capital improvements approved by the Ohio legislature. [More]
May 1, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center to launch social media campaign to celebrate 150th anniversary

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center will kick off a yearlong 150th anniversary celebration October 18, 2014, at Pizzazz, its signature fundraising event. Before Pizzazz, St. Vincent will be generating awareness about its milestone anniversary through a social media campaign. [More]
April 29, 2014

Rosary Hall medical director honored by Geauga County Board of Mental Health

The Geauga County Board of Mental Health and Recovery Services recognized Dr. Chris Adelman, medical director of Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, at its March meeting for 10 years of volunteer service as a board member. [More]
April 28, 2014

Westlake Community Garden ready to sprout at St. John Medical Center

In a joint venture between St. John Medical Center and the city of Westlake, Ohio, local residents will be able to grow their own produce on the grounds of the medical center at the soon-to-open Westlake Community Garden. [More]
April 25, 2014

Providence physician leads effort for surgical safety checklists in South Carolina

As the American College of Surgeons (ACS) governor-at-large for South Carolina, Providence Hospitals Staff Surgeon Chad Rubin, M.D., is helping lead an initiative to implement surgical safety checklists into each operating room across the state. The ACS estimates the initiative will save 500 lives, prevent 2,000 complications and cut health care costs by $28 million annually. [More]

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