January 26, 2015

Mercy Medical Center and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network host palliative care forum

Mercy Medical Center and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) recently hosted an information session at Mercy focused on legislation that would improve the quality of life for patients with cancer and other chronic illnesses. Representatives from Mercy Cancer Center, Mercy Palliative Care Services and the ACS CAN shared information about palliative care and the policy changes that would help expand its access and benefits for seriously ill patients. [More]
January 21, 2015

St. Vincent Medical Group adds 12 new physicians

St. Vincent Medical Group, which is a multi-specialty physician group affiliated with St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, added 12 new physicians to its ranks in the past year that support key service line growth in the areas of primary care, spine and orthopedics, and behavioral health. [More]
January 13, 2015

Providence Hospitals receives quality-based accreditation

Providence Hospitals recently announced that it successfully completed its accreditation process from DNV GL - Healthcare. By earning accreditation, Providence Hospitals has demonstrated that it meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). [More]
January 10, 2015

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League holding Souper Bowl fundraising event

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League will host a “Souper Bowl” soup tasting fundraising event January 25th in Canton, Ohio. [More]
December 23, 2014

Mercy Medical Center receives 2014 Healthy Worksite Silver Award from Ohio Department of Health

The Ohio Department of Health’s Healthy Ohio Business Council recently awarded Mercy Medical Center a 2014 Silver Healthy Ohio – Health Worksite Award In recognition of the hospital’s commitment to employee health through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs. Mercy has received the award six times at either a bronze or silver level. [More]
December 22, 2014

Sisters of Charity Health System assumes full ownership of Light of Hearts Villa

The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) will become the sole sponsors of Light of Hearts Villa, a senior living facility previously jointly owned by SCHS and the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, as of December 31, 2014. [More]
December 20, 2014

Surgeon writes about cardiac surgery advances at Providence Hospitals

Providence Hospitals thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon Mac Leppard M.D. recently wrote a guest column for The State about advancements the hospital has made in cardiac surgery over the past 40 years. [More]
December 18, 2014

Terrence Kessler named interim CEO of Providence Hospitals

Providence Hospitals has announced Terrence P. Kessler as its new interim president and CEO as of January 1, 2015. In this role, Kessler will provide direct oversight of Providence Hospital, Providence Orthopedic Hospital, and the associated rehabilitation and physician practices. Kessler will also remain president and CEO of Providence’s parent corporation, the Sisters of Charity Health System. [More]
December 11, 2014

Mercy Medical Center receives Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure Bronze Award

Mercy Heart Center at Mercy Medical Center recently received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation for implementing specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of heart failure patients. [More]
November 26, 2014

Mercy Medical Center provides Australian woman with rare heart tumor life-saving, bloodless surgery

At Mercy Medical Center, Australian Madalyn Copcutt recently underwent life-saving, bloodless open-heart surgery, a ground-breaking, minimally invasive approach that minimizes patient blood loss before, during and after treatment. [More]

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