November 6, 2013

Mercy Medical Center implements genetic testing for heart patients

Mercy Medical Center and Mercy Cardiovascular Institute (MCI) now offer genetic testing as part of their standard of care for heart patients. Another tool in the fight against heart disease, a comprehensive genetic cardiac panel test provides individualized drug metabolism and cardiovascular risk assessments.
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November 4, 2013

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina raises money and awareness for Healthy Learners

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina continues to be a major supporter of Healthy Learners. Over the summer, employees raised $11,146 in support of Healthy Learners. The insurer also highlighted the work Healthy Learners does in its Giving publication.
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November 4, 2013

Crain’s notes three legal leaders from across Sisters of Charity Health System in annual list

Crain’s Cleveland Business annually honors the best legal minds representing Northeast Ohio’s public, private, nonprofit and government organizations. This year, three leaders from across the Sisters of Charity Health System are being recognized as finalists in the Crain’s In-House and General Counsel Awards: Shannon Fogarty Jerse, Matthew Heinle and Nadine Ezzie. [More]
October 31, 2013

2013 Harvest Ball raises record $325,672 for Mercy Dental Services and dental residency endowment

Mercy Service League held its 2013 Harvest Ball October 19 at the Canton Memorial Civic Center, raising a record $325,672 for Mercy Dental Services and the Mercy General Practice Dental Residency Endowment. [More]
October 29, 2013

Light of Hearts Villa receives $25,000 over 12 years from longtime supporter’s annual charity golf outing

Chuck St. John, a longtime supporter of Light of Hearts Villa, has raised $25,000 over 12 years for the facility through his annual Stupjansky-Virag Paprikash Open golf outing. This year’s September golf outing had a record 80 golfers and raised $1,250, which St. John matched with a $1,250 donation to present Light of Hearts Villa with a check for $2,500. [More]
October 29, 2013

VIDEO: Regina Health Center celebrates 20 years of providing compassionate care

In 2013, Regina Health Center celebrates 20 years of providing compassionate and holistic health care services to aging religious and lay people in a faith-based environment. Learn the history and see Regina Health Center’s courage, compassion and quality in action in this brief video: http://youtu.be/UqfHJEiwQlM. [More]
October 28, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Providence Hospitals and St. John Medical Center score high in patient safety

Three Sisters of Charity Health System hospitals achieved high marks in the latest Hospital Safety Score update from The Leapfrog Group. The Hospital Safety Score assigns A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,500 hospitals in the United States based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents and infections. Within the Sisters of Charity Health System, St. John Medical Center received an “A,” St. Vincent Charity Medical Center received a "B" and Providence Hospitals received “B” in the fall 2013 update from Leapfrog. [More]
October 25, 2013

The Plain Dealer provides look at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center patient’s knee surgery and recovery

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is working with The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com on an ongoing story about knee replacement surgery. [More]
October 22, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System applauds Controlling Board approval of Medicaid extension

The Sisters of Charity Health System applauds Ohio Governor John Kasich and the Controlling Board for yesterday's decision to approve the release of federal funds for Medicaid extension in Ohio. This decision extends Medicaid to more than 275,000 uninsured Ohioans, who will gain access to health care coverage on January 1, 2014. [More]
October 17, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina holds listening session focused on family homelessness

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently held a listening session in conjunction with St. Lawrence place that focused on the strengths and challenges faced by families who experience homelessness. [More]

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