April 11, 2014

Consumer Reports ranks St. John Medical Center among top 10 safest U.S. hospitals

St. John Medical Center is rated as one of the top hospitals in the country for patient safety, according to the latest issue of Consumer Reports, which released safety scores on more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals. In the report, St. John Medical Center rated as the 10th safest hospital in the country. [More]
April 11, 2014

Canton Repository shines spotlight on Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County

The Canton Repository recently featured the Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County in its weekly “Nonprofit Spotlight.” Each Sunday, the newspaper showcases a nonprofit organization to give readers an opportunity to learn about the featured organization and how they can help. The Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County is an initiative of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton. [More]
April 10, 2014

Providence Hospitals first in South Carolina to implant new heart monitor

Providence Hospitals recently became the first hospital in South Carolina to implant the Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM), a miniature device that it is barely visible after being implanted. The ICM’s small size means a less invasive surgical procedure for patients, which leads to faster healing. [More]
April 9, 2014

Regina Health Center to participate in national quality study

Regina Health Center is one of 251 nursing homes in the United States selected to participate in a project designed to evaluate the INTERACT quality improvement program. INTERACT (Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers) is recommended by the federal government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve the care of nursing home residents. [More]
April 8, 2014

Mercy Medical Center and Canton Symphony Orchestra collaborate

Mercy Medical Center is partnering with the Canton Symphony Orchestra on “Musical Moments,” an initiative that brings music into the health care setting to promote healing, tranquility and overall well-being. Musical Moments will feature a series of 24 unique and stylistically tailored performances, each 45 minutes in length, by orchestra musicians in Mercy’s public and patient care areas. [More]
April 1, 2014

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families adds new location to reach more fathers

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families is adding a new fatherhood program in Aiken, South Carolina, and recently held a kickoff event there to introduce its ministry as it prepares to begin operations in the community. [More]
March 26, 2014

Sister of Charity Health System and MetroHealth remind Clevelanders about deadline for Health Insurance Marketplace

Today, volunteers the Sister of Charity Health System visited lunch-time crowds at the historic Westside Market in Cleveland, Ohio, to help make sure people know about affordable health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The outreach effort was a last-minute push to raise awareness about the March 31 open enrollment deadline for coverage starting in 2014 through the Health Insurance Marketplace. At the Westside Market, the Sisters of Charity Health System volunteers were joined by friends from the MetroHealth System in handing out free bottles of water wrapped with information driving people to HealthCare.gov. [More]
March 21, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helps give kids a smile

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helped promote the recent Give Kids a Smile Day at five Canton City elementary schools, with foundation Care Coordinator Danielle Bunner dressing as the tooth fairy to spread the word about good oral health. She asked students to pledge to brush their teeth for two minutes twice a day, and handed out “two-minute pledge” kits containing oral health supplies and books. [More]
March 20, 2014

CMSD, Promise Neighborhood and others partner to increase preschool enrollment

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District announced plans at a March 11 press conference at Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood school Marion-Sterling Elementary to increase investments in early learning. The plan, known as PreK4CLE, has a goal to place 2,000 more 4-year-olds into quality preschool in Cleveland within the next two years, up from 1,200 today. [More]
March 19, 2014

Healthy Learners opens voting for School Nurse Superstars

Healthy Learners invites residents from across the Midlands of South Carolina to vote for the state’s best school nurses through the Healthy Learners School Nurse Superstar contest. [More]

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