May 13, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Joseph’s Home receive CVS Health community grants

CVS Health recently provided community grants to both St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Joseph’s Home to help increase access to quality health care services and improve health outcomes. St. Vincent Charity received a $10,000 grant to support its diabetes education program. Joseph’s Home received a $5,000 grant to help provide nursing care to its acutely ill homeless residents. [More]
May 11, 2015

Center for Health Affairs forum focuses on safety for health care employees

Preparing for, trying to prevent and responding to violence occurring at the hands of patients receiving care in emergency departments has increasingly become a concern for the health care community. To raise awareness for the issue and start a conversation about how to address it in Northeast Ohio, the “Mary Ann Jerse-O’Connor Community Forum: Healthcare Workers Protecting Each Other” is Friday, May 22. [More]
May 7, 2015

Bestselling author to speak about mental health issues at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is hosting New York Times bestselling author Regina Brett Tuesday, May 12 at 2 p.m. at an event open to the community to raise awareness of the warning signs and challenges of dealing with mental health issues. Brett will talk about her new book, God is Always Hiring, and about finding mission in life. [More]
May 5, 2015

Matthew Levy named Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio president

Matthew E. Levy, M.D., who is affiliated with St. Vincent Medical Group, has been installed as president of the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio (AMCNO) for the 2015-2016 term. St. Vincent Medical Group is an affiliate of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. [More]
April 27, 2015

Providence Hospitals awards Dr. Preston A. Jones Memorial Scholarship Award

Providence Hospitals named Katherine Neuffer Hines as the 2015 Dr. Preston A. Jones Memorial Scholarship recipient. A fourth-year medical student at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Hines will graduate in May and begin a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Wake Forest Baptist Health. [More]
April 23, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center opens new geriatric psychiatry unit

To continue meeting the community's mental health needs, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently opened a new 16-bed dedicated geriatric psychiatry unit. The new unit and addition of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) as a treatment expands the hospital’s mental health services, which also includes a psychiatric emergency department and addiction services. [More]
April 20, 2015

Hospitals get new ratings from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently introduced star ratings on Hospital Compare, the agency’s public information website, to make it easier for consumers to choose a hospital and understand the quality of care they deliver. The new star rating system ranks more than 3,500 hospitals across the country based on patients’ reviews. [More]
April 14, 2015

Mercy Cancer Center receives national achievement award for third consecutive time

Mercy Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center was recently presented with the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Mercy Medical Center is one of a select group of only 75 U.S. health care facilities with accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor for surveys performed last year. [More]
April 7, 2015

Mercy hosts dental and diabetes outreach programs

As part of its mission outreach efforts in northeast Canton, Mercy Medical Center recently held dental and diabetes education programs at Mercy at St. Paul Square and Imagine school. [More]
April 6, 2015

SCHS chief medical officer: Expanded Medicaid a plus for Ohioans

Giesele Robinson Greene, M.D., chief medical officer of the Sisters of Charity Health System, penned a letter to the editor published Sunday April 5 by The Plain Dealer about the positive effects of Medicaid expansion in Ohio and the importance of continuing it. [More]

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