August 16, 2013

Providence Hospitals names Pamela Gallagher new CFO

ence Hospitals announced that Pamela Gallagher has assumed the role of senior vice president & chief financial officer (CFO) for the hospital. Gallagher has served as interim CFO since May 2013. [More]
August 5, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center doctor’s book conveys risks of tattoos and piercings

Gregory L. Hall, MD, a physician at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, has published a book about tattoos and piercings titled Teens, Tattoos and Piercings: The health and social impact of permanent body art. As an internist, Dr. Hall said he began exploring the world of tattoos and piercings as a result of seeing patients who expressed regret about having a tattoo or piercing. [More]
July 29, 2013

Providence Heart & Vascular Institute unveils new, exclusive aortic valve surgery

Providence Hospitals recently announced that it is the exclusive home of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) surgery in the Midlands of South Carolina. The intricate procedure is for those patients with aortic stenosis—who are at high risk for traditional aortic valve surgery—to have their constricted aortic valve replaced without opening the chest.
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July 19, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Health Literacy Institute helps patients understand and act on health care information

Only 12 percent of American adults are proficient at understanding and acting on health care information and up to 80 percent of medical information provided by health care providers is forgotten immediately by patients. In 2007, with funding from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center started the Health Literacy Institute in collaboration with Project Learn to help address these issues. [More]
July 16, 2013

Two Sisters of Charity hospitals ranked among best in state and specialties by U.S. News and World Report

Released today, U.S. News and World Report’s coveted annual “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2013-2014 recognize two hospitals of the Sisters of Charity Health System – Mercy Medical Center and St. John Medical Center – as being among the best in Ohio, and as delivering “high performance” care in multiple specialties. [More]
July 12, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center earns Blue Distinction in spine surgery

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is one of only two facilities in the Cleveland area to be designated a Blue Distinction Center in spine surgery by the BlueCross BlueShield Association. [More]
July 9, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center provides advanced wound care in renovated wound center

Wound care has become a growing issue over the past decade across a wide spectrum of specialties. To meet growing demand for wound care, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently renovated and expanded the Wound Center at St. Vincent Charity, including adding new state-of-art hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers. [More]
July 2, 2013

St. John Medical Center Festival of the Arts celebrates 20 years July 12-14

Now 20 years strong, the St. John Medical Center Festival of the Arts will bring more than 200 fine artists and craftspeople from across the country to Westlake July 12-14. [More]
July 1, 2013

North America’s first Sysmex XN-9000 goes live at Mercy Medical Center for faster diabetes testing

Mercy Medical Center recently implemented advanced clinical laboratory diagnostics technology for conducting on-demand, Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) diabetes testing, as well as analysis of important red blood cell, white blood cell and platelet counts. The new system enables the hospital to provide faster, more accurate lab results for physicians and their patients, which can improve treatment decisions. [More]
July 1, 2013

Mark Yantek named executive director of Regina Health Center

The boards and leadership of the Sisters of Charity Health System and Regina Health Center, a high-quality elder care facility in Richfield, Ohio, have named Mark Yantek as the next executive director of Regina Health Center. This follows the recent retirement announcement of the facility’s current executive director, Brian Flannery, who has been in that role since 1995. [More]

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