June 15, 2015

St. John Medical Center recognized for high quality patient care

St. John Medical Center was recently recognized by two health care evaluation groups, receiving a 4-star rating for patient satisfaction from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and an “A” rating for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group. An “A” rating is the highest possible score. [More]
June 11, 2015

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood welcomes new leader

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has hired Lowell Perry Jr. as the new director of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. Modeled after the renowned Harlem’s Children’s Zone, the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood works to transform the educational and developmental outcomes of Central Neighborhood’s children, closing gaps in achievement and creating cradle-to-career supports for all youth. [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]
June 4, 2015

Mercy Service League raises $200,000 for Mercy Dental Endowment Fund

At its recent annual membership banquet, Mercy Service League presented $200,000 in proceeds from the last year’s Harvest Ball to Tom Cecconi, president & CEO of Mercy Medical Center; Joe Carpenter, DDS; and Debbie Carpenter. [More]
June 2, 2015

Providence Hospitals part of team that saves former Columbia Mayor

In April, former Columbia Mayor Bob Coble fell ill at the South Carolina Statehouse, where a volunteer doctor and two nurses identified the episode as a heart attack and immediately worked to stabilize him. After transport to Providence Hospitals, Mayor Coble received a four-way bypass performed by Edward "Mac" Leppard, M.D., and the Providence team. [More]
May 26, 2015

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $120,000 in grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded grants totaling $120,000 to five organizations committed to addressing poverty in South Carolina. [More]
May 22, 2015

Director of St. Vincent Charity psychiatric emergency department named mental health professional of the year

The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County presented a number of awards at its May 18 annual meeting, including naming Leslie Koblentz, M.D., the mental health professional of the year. Dr. Koblentz is the director of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's psychiatric emergency department. [More]
May 21, 2015

Providence Hospitals receives five national Aster Awards for health care marketing

Providence Hospitals received five 2015 Aster Awards for health care marketing and communications. The Aster Awards program recognizes the nation’s most talented health care marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in advertising. [More]
May 20, 2015

Mercy Medical Center presents nursing awards

In recognition of National Nurses Week, Mercy Medical Center presented Sue Passmore with its inaugural Mercy Distinguished Nurse Leader Award, which recognizes a nurse who consistently demonstrates exceptional skills, visionary leadership and compassionate care. Mercy also honored five of its clinical staff members with Mercy Nursing Excellence Awards. [More]
May 18, 2015

St. Vincent Charity launches anniversary initiative with spring clean up

More than 50 of caregivers from St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and their families gathered May 3rd to give back to the neighborhood around the hospital at a spring clean up event. Efforts included planting, painting, general grounds keeping and trash pickup. The community rejuvenation was the first event in St. Vincent’s 150 for our 150th community initiative. [More]

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