April 24, 2014

High school students explore Catholic health care at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Through a partnership between St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland, sophomore students have the opportunity to observe Catholic health care in action and gain real-world experience as volunteer caregivers. [More]
April 24, 2014

Providence Hospitals awards 2014 Preston Jones Scholarship

Providence Hospitals awarded its 2014 Dr. Preston A. Jones Memorial Scholarship Award at a recent ceremony. The recipient, Meredith Calcina, is a fourth-year medical student at the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine. [More]
April 23, 2014

Light of Hearts Villa kicks off 25th anniversary with Rock-the-Villa fundraiser

Light of Hearts Villa is kicking off a year full of 25th anniversary events with an April 26 Rock-the-Villa fundraising event. Participants rock in rocking chairs for up to eight hours, raising funds from sponsor donations prior to the event. [More]
April 21, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center welcomes vice president of mission and ministry

After nearly 12 years of accomplished service as the vice president of mission and ministry at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Sister Mary Ann Mozser, CPPS, has retired. Today, Sister Mary Ann continues her lifetime of service to others by volunteering to oversee the many volunteers at the Catholic hospital. Sister Miriam Erb, CSA has assumed the role of vice president of mission and ministry at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. [More]
April 15, 2014

National publication profiles Light of Hearts Villa’s new real-time location system that improves resident safety

Since becoming the first senior living community in the state of Ohio to deploy the AeroScout® Wi-Fi Emergency Call Solution, Light of Hearts Villa has received publicity in several national industry publications. The latest publication to profile the new system is RFID Journal, which covers radio frequency identification and its business applications. [More]
April 14, 2014

Providence Hospitals opens general surgery practice in downtown Columbia

Providence Hospitals has opened a new general surgery practice, Providence Surgical Associates, on its campus near downtown Columbia, South Carolina. The partners in the new practice are Roland R. Craft, M.D., FACS, and Chad A. Rubin, M.D., FACS. [More]
April 11, 2014

Consumer Reports ranks St. John Medical Center among top 10 safest U.S. hospitals

St. John Medical Center is rated as one of the top hospitals in the country for patient safety, according to the latest issue of Consumer Reports, which released safety scores on more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals. In the report, St. John Medical Center rated as the 10th safest hospital in the country. [More]
April 10, 2014

Providence Hospitals first in South Carolina to implant new heart monitor

Providence Hospitals recently became the first hospital in South Carolina to implant the Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM), a miniature device that it is barely visible after being implanted. The ICM’s small size means a less invasive surgical procedure for patients, which leads to faster healing. [More]
April 9, 2014

Regina Health Center to participate in national quality study

Regina Health Center is one of 251 nursing homes in the United States selected to participate in a project designed to evaluate the INTERACT quality improvement program. INTERACT (Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers) is recommended by the federal government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve the care of nursing home residents. [More]
April 8, 2014

Mercy Medical Center and Canton Symphony Orchestra collaborate

Mercy Medical Center is partnering with the Canton Symphony Orchestra on “Musical Moments,” an initiative that brings music into the health care setting to promote healing, tranquility and overall well-being. Musical Moments will feature a series of 24 unique and stylistically tailored performances, each 45 minutes in length, by orchestra musicians in Mercy’s public and patient care areas. [More]

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