June 6, 2013

Regina Health Center named one of Best Nursing Homes in the country by U.S. News & World Report

Regina Health Center has been named one of the best nursing homes in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The center has also maintained the highest Five-Star Quality Rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which is a rating only 14 percent of all nursing homes in Ohio received. Both recognitions underscore Regina Health Center’s commitment to being a high-quality provider of compassionate and holistic health care services for religious and lay people needing short-term rehabilitation, assisted living, respite care or residential nursing care. [More]
May 29, 2013

Providence Heart & Vascular Institute earns highest quality rating for 13th consecutive period

Providence Heart & Vascular Institute has, for the 13th consecutive rating period, received the highest quality rating of “3 stars” from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). This rating is based on empirical clinical information and exhibits the institute’s long-standing reputation of providing high quality outcomes. [More]
May 23, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System Announces Leadership Transition

The Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, which is the founding religious community of the Sisters of Charity Health System, recently elected Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA to the position of congregational leader. Sister Judith Ann has announced her resignation as the Sisters of Charity Health System’s president and CEO, effective July 26. In light of her role as congregational leader, Sister Judith Ann will assume the role of chair of the Public Juridic Person of Pontifical Right (PJP) of the Sisters of Charity Health System. The PJP is the health system’s Catholic sponsor. Sister Judith Ann will also serve as a member of the Sisters of Charity Health System Board of Directors. Additionally, she will continue her participation on the Catholic Health Association of the United States of America Board of Directors, among many other national and local health and human service leadership commitments. [More]
May 20, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center hosting “Living with Mental Illness” event to celebrate Mental Health Month

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and NAMI Greater Cleveland are celebrating Mental Health Month today (Monday, May 20) from 2 to 4 p.m. with a special presentation, “In Our Own Voice: Living with Mental Illness” at Holy Trinity Chapel in St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. The event features two speakers who will provide a comprehensive, interactive presentation about the reality of living with and overcoming mental illness. [More]
May 15, 2013

Mercy Medical Center receives American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline Gold Quality Achievement Award for Heart Attack Care

Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® Gold Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mercy Medical Center’s commitment and success in implementing the highest standard of care for heart attack patients. [More]
May 13, 2013

Mercy Medical Center honors five nurses with clinical excellence awards

In recognition of National Nurses Week (May 6 – 12), Mercy Medical Center honored five of its clinical staff members with Nursing Excellence Awards, which were presented during Mercy’s annual Clinical Excellence Luncheon May 8. [More]
May 10, 2013

St. John Medical Center receives “A” rating in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group

St. John Medical Center received an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group in its latest release of safety scores. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. [More]
May 9, 2013

Mercy Medical Center’s Palliative Care team to receive national award for quality

Mercy Medical Center’s Palliative Care team is receiving a national award in June for quality in palliative care at the annual meeting of the Supportive Care Coalition: Advancing Excellence in Palliative Care. The work of Mercy’s Palliative Care team is highlighted in an article about Supportive Care Coalition awards in the May 1 issue of Catholic Health World. [More]
May 7, 2013

St. John Medical Center physicians named to Ohio Osteopathic Association Hall of Fame

St. John Medical Center physicians David L. Tolentino, DO, and Gregory P. Bloxdorf, DO, have been nominated by the Ohio Osteopathic Association (OOA) for its Mentor of the Year Award. As award nominees, Dr. Tolentino and Dr. Bloxdorf will be inaugurated into the new OOA Hall of Fame. [More]
May 6, 2013

Mercy Medical Center appoints David Cemate new senior vice president and COO

Mercy Medical Center has named David D. Cemate, FACHE, its new senior vice president and chief operating officer (COO) effective April 30. Tom Cecconi, Mercy president and CEO, believes Cemate’s passion for hospital operation and focus on customer service will be a great benefit to Mercy during a new era of health-care reform.

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