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]
October 15, 2013

Gardeners of Greater Cleveland lend green thumbs to Joseph’s Home to install and maintain therapeutic garden

Joseph’s Home residents have received untold health benefits from a therapeutic garden planned and installed by the Gardeners of Greater Cleveland from 2008 to 2009. Since helping install the garden, volunteer Bob Rensel returns to Joseph’s Home throughout the year to tend to plants and consult with Joseph’s Home staff and residents about how to care for all landscaping and gardening around the building. [More]
October 14, 2013

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families provides new resources to help self-represented litigants modify their child support

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families and a group of partners have released a new online interactive software and instructional video for custodial and non-custodial parents wanting to modify their child support orders through the South Carolina Family Court. [More]
October 11, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton provides funds for community garden grants

Live Well Stark County, a volunteer group of community leaders, recently awarded five grants of up to $4,000 for the creation or expansion of community garden and nutrition education programs for low-income Stark County residents. Grant funds were provided by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton. [More]
October 7, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina releases 2012 annual report

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently released its 2012 annual report, “Changing the Face of Philanthropy.” After 16 years of grantmaking, the foundation transitioned in 2011 from responsive grantmaking to strategic grantmaking to have greater impact with grant dollars invested.
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October 3, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton transitions SPARK Ohio management to the Early Childhood Resource Center

After a decade of managing SPARK Ohio, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has turned over management and operation of the program to the Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) in Canton. [More]
October 2, 2013

Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament tees off October 16

The 14th annual Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament in Memory of George Younginer is October 16. All proceeds benefit Healthy Learners and its mission of helping children across South Carolina by providing them with health care services such as vision care, dental care and hearing evaluations. [More]

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