July 29, 2013

Providence Heart & Vascular Institute unveils new, exclusive aortic valve surgery

Providence Hospitals recently announced that it is the exclusive home of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) surgery in the Midlands of South Carolina. The intricate procedure is for those patients with aortic stenosis—who are at high risk for traditional aortic valve surgery—to have their constricted aortic valve replaced without opening the chest.
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July 26, 2013

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood’s little free library event featured on local TV news

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood held a “little free library” event July 16, where teams of volunteers assembled and decorated six little free libraries to be installed at sites around Cleveland’s Central neighborhood. [More]
July 19, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Health Literacy Institute helps patients understand and act on health care information

Only 12 percent of American adults are proficient at understanding and acting on health care information and up to 80 percent of medical information provided by health care providers is forgotten immediately by patients. In 2007, with funding from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center started the Health Literacy Institute in collaboration with Project Learn to help address these issues. [More]
July 18, 2013

With support from Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, community agencies increase efficiency and services

Basic aid and emergency assistance providers like Goodwill Industries can attest to the steady need for food, clothing, and shelter for individuals in Stark County. After many years of discussion and debate in the community, a formal group of nonprofits (including the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton) began meeting in October 2009 to improve the efficiency of providing emergency assistance to individuals in Stark County. [More]
July 16, 2013

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families’ Upstate Fatherhood Coalition debuts new video at Father’s Day Gala

The Upstate Fatherhood Coalition, which is a program of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, debuted a new video at its sixth annual Father’s Day Gala in June. The video highlights the mission and work of the Upstate Fatherhood Coalition. [More]
July 16, 2013

Two Sisters of Charity hospitals ranked among best in state and specialties by U.S. News and World Report

Released today, U.S. News and World Report’s coveted annual “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2013-2014 recognize two hospitals of the Sisters of Charity Health System – Mercy Medical Center and St. John Medical Center – as being among the best in Ohio, and as delivering “high performance” care in multiple specialties. [More]
July 15, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $628,700 in grants during first half of 2013

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awarded more than $628,000 in grants to 11 organizations in the Canton area during the first and second quarters of 2013 to address the needs of the poor and underserved in the community. [More]
July 12, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center earns Blue Distinction in spine surgery

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is one of only two facilities in the Cleveland area to be designated a Blue Distinction Center in spine surgery by the BlueCross BlueShield Association. [More]
July 11, 2013

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families and Men's Wearhouse team up again for National Suit Drive

For the third year in a row, Men's Wearhouse and the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families have partnered to provide fathers with business attire donated through the National Suit Drive. Throughout July, the center is encouraging South Carolina residents to donate gently used business attire at any Men’s Wearhouse location. [More]
July 10, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $627,000 in grants to nine organizations

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded nine South Carolina organizations a total of $627,000 in grant funds in late June. [More]

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