October 12, 2015

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA honored with Health Legacy of Cleveland Award of Excellence

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, received the Health Legacy Award for Excellence October 11 at the 2015 Health Legacy of Cleveland award and scholarship dinner. Every other year, Health Legacy of Cleveland hosts the dinner to present the award and name individuals to its health equity honor roll. The event also raises funds to provide scholarships and purposeful public programming aimed at inspiring African-American Cleveland area students to become physicians and dentists through education. [More]
October 9, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center receives quality achievement award for treating stroke patients

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines. [More]
September 15, 2015

Foundation and outreach ministries in South Carolina featured on front page of The State

The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina, published a front page feature on Sunday, September 12th, about the impact and continuing mission of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Healthy Learners, and the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families. All three of these nonprofit entities carry forward a commitment to serving unmet needs of individuals, families and communities as established by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine as part of the Sisters of Charity Health System. [More]
July 19, 2015

Providence Hospitals nurse honored for act of heroism

The South Carolina State Guard recently honored Kelly Winters, a senior charge nurse in the cardiac intensive care unit at Providence Hospitals, for his actions during a fiery, multi-vehicle crash in May, presenting him with the Francis Marion Swamp Box Award for heroism. [More]
July 6, 2015

Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA honored at Alcoholic Anonymous International Assembly

More than 85,000 people gathered July 2nd – 5th, at the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) International Assembly in Atlanta. There, Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, accepted the 35 millionth copy of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous on behalf of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine in memory of Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, who was commonly referred to as the “angel of Alcoholics Anonymous.” The convention marked AA’s 80th anniversary. [More]
July 2, 2015

Providence Hospitals receives American College of Cardiology award for cardiac care

Providence Hospitals is one of only 91 hospitals nationwide to receive the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2015. [More]
June 22, 2015

Mercy Medical Center employee named “OSHIIP coordinator of the year”

Terri Gursky, senior friends coordinator at Mercy Medical Center and Medicare adviser, was recently named 2014 OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Coordinator of the Year by the Ohio Department of Insurance. [More]
June 8, 2015

Catholic Health Association installs Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA as board chair

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, who is chair of the public juridic person of the Sisters of Charity Health System, was installed as chair of the board of trustees of the Catholic Health Association of the United States today at the organization's centennial assembly. [More]
May 28, 2015

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families leader recognized by women’s caucus

South Carolina Representative Deborah Long recently presented a certificate of recognition to Tyrom Faulkner, executive director of the Lancaster Fatherhhood Project, at the South Carolina General Assembly Women's Caucus' annual Jean Laney Harris Awards Luncheon. [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]

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