February 7, 2016

Sister Mary Jacob Yelcho, CSA pens letter to Providence

On February 2, 2016, LifePoint Health and the Sisters of Charity Health System announced that the acquisition of Providence Hospitals by LifePoint Health was complete. In joining LifePoint, Providence will continue to operate in a manner consistent with the identity of a Catholic hospital, as it has since its founding. As Providence moves forward, our own Sister Mary Jacob Yelcho CSA, a member of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, offers the following reflection, which was published by The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina [More]
February 2, 2016

Providence Hospitals Joins LifePoint Health

LifePoint Health and the Sisters of Charity Health System today announced that the acquisition of Providence Hospitals by LifePoint Health has been completed. In joining LifePoint, Providence will have access to new resources that will further enhance quality care and strengthen its ability to expand the services it provides. It also will continue to operate in a manner consistent with the identity of a Catholic hospital, as it has since its founding. [More]
January 27, 2016

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 Sunday, January 31, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom in Canton. Tickets are $25 per person and include unlimited soup tastings, dessert, cash bar, cork pull and many silent auction items. [More]
January 18, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden begins ‘moonshot’ cancer initiative with call to St. Vincent Charity marketing executive

Launching his recent cancer-fighting “moonshot” initiative, Vice President Joe Biden asked people affected by cancer to share their stories online. Wendy Hoke, vice president of marketing and communications at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, was one of several thousand people to share her story. She was the first person to receive a personal call from Biden. [More]
January 14, 2016

St. Vincent Charity receives $125,000 gift for mental health center of excellence

The Cleveland Foundation recently announced a gift of $125,000 to invest in building St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s behavioral health services into a center of excellence, which will help the hospital deliver a full continuum of comprehensive adult psychiatric services. [More]
January 13, 2016

Newspaper columnist showcases Light of Hearts Villa in Christmas spirit column

Regina Brett, New York Times bestselling author and columnist for The Plain Dealer, recently wrote a column about the spirit of love found at Light of Hearts Villa, where her mother has been a resident for two years. [More]
January 11, 2016

Health Insurance Marketplace 2016 open enrollment ends January 31

The Sisters of Charity Health System believes families and communities are stronger when everyone has access to quality, affordable health care. In support for the communities we serve, we work to share changes and opportunities to enroll in health insurance - and we want you to know that the last chance to enroll for health insurance in 2016 through the Health Insurance Marketplace is January 31. [More]
January 8, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center chosen as nation's first employer center of excellence for bariatric surgery

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has been selected as the first hospital in the country to participate in the Pacific Business Group on Health (PBGH) Employers Centers of Excellence Network for bariatric surgery. Through this contract, St. Vincent Charity will provide weight loss surgery for large national employers, through a prospective bundled payment arrangement. [More]
January 6, 2016

Dr. Giesele Robinson Greene appointed as a co-chair of NEOMED-CSU Partnership for Urban Health's Community Advisory Board

Dr. Giesele Robinson Greene, senior vice president and chief medical officer of the health system, has been appointed a co-chair of the NEOMED-CSU Urban Primary Care Initiative Community Advisory Board. [More]
January 4, 2016

Mercy Medical Center first location in Ohio to treat BPH with new implant system

Urologist Steven Ochs, M.D., recently performed Ohio’s first UroLift® System implant at Mercy Medical Center to treat symptoms of enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The system offers an alternative to other BPH treatments, such as drug therapy or more invasive surgery. [More]

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