May 22, 2014

Mercy Service League Awards $235,000 to Mercy Medical Center programs

The Mercy Service League recently held its annual year-end banquet where officers presented a $235,000 check to Mercy Medical Center to benefit Mercy Dental Services & General Practice Dental Residency Endowment Fund. The result of 2013–2014 fundraising efforts, Mercy Service League raised the $235,000 by planning and sponsoring a number of events. [More]
May 14, 2014

Providence Hospitals awards first responders medals

Providence Hospitals awarded six individuals the “Radiant Responder Medal” at its 2014 first quarter STEMI/EMS Outreach Meeting for their response to a call in January for assistance from a 61-year-old man who went into cardiac arrest at his home. [More]
May 12, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Providence Hospitals and St. John Medical Center score high in patient safety

The Leapfrog Group recently released its latest Hospital Safety Scores, with three Sisters of Charity Health System hospitals achieving high marks. Scores are based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents and infections. [More]
May 8, 2014

Vascular surgeon joins St. John Medical Center staff

St. John Medical Center, which is co-owned by University Hospitals (UH) and the Sisters of Charity Health System, has added a well-known, local vascular surgeon to its medical staff with the addition of Christopher J. Smith, M.D., FACS. [More]
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]

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