August 1, 2012

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, other area hospitals improve care for patients in national program on hospital quality

Ten greater Cleveland hospitals, all members of Better Health Greater Cleveland, have completed their participation in an 18-month national program to improve the quality and safety of patient care. The effort is part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) program, a national initiative to measurably improve health care in local markets. Greater Cleveland is one of 16 communities nationally selected to participate in AF4Q. St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is among the participants. [More]
August 1, 2012

Program officer at Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland named to board of Health Policy Institute of Ohio

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio recently added five new health leaders to its board of directors. Among the new members is Teleange Thomas, program officer for health at the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. [More]
July 19, 2012

Mercy Medical Center receives Society of Chest Pain Center Cycle IV Accreditation

Mercy Medical Center Emergency Chest Pain Center has received full, three-year Cycle IV accreditation with PCI (percutaneous coronary interventions), or angioplasty, from the Society of Chest Pain Centers. [More]
July 17, 2012

Two Sisters of Charity Health System hospitals recognized by U.S. News and World Report

In its annual “Best Hospitals” rankings, U.S. News and World Report recognized two Sisters of Charity Health System hospitals: Mercy Medical Center and St. John Medical Center. [More]
July 11, 2012

Sisters of Charity Health System awards Caritas Nursing Scholarships in Ohio and South Carolina

The Sisters of Charity Health System has selected four nursing students as recipients of the annual Caritas Nursing Scholarships, with each scholarship in the amount of $2,500. The scholarship was established in recognition of Sr. Mary Patricia Barrett, CSA, for her role in leading the development of the Sisters of Charity Health System. The purpose of the scholarship is to enable employees of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine (CSA) sponsored entities and their family members the opportunity to become licensed nurses.   The four students receiving scholarships represent each of the three communities served by the Sisters of Charity Health System: Canton and Cleveland, Ohio, and South Carolina.   The recipients are: Kelly Ellam–Kelly works at St. John Medical Center and attends Cuyahoga Community College. She lives in Olmsted Township, Ohio. Jessica Feador–Jessica works at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and attends the University of Akron. She lives in Richfield, Ohio. Alivia Greene–Alivia works at Mercy Medical Center and attends Walsh University. She lives in Canton, Ohio. Amerine Arnold–Amerine works at Providence Hospitals and attends Midlands Technical College. She lives in Batesburg, South Carolina.
July 5, 2012

Paul H. Jones Named Chief Technical Officer for Sisters of Charity Health System

In this position, Jones will be responsible for the overall technological direction of the health system under the leadership of the chief information officer. [More]
July 3, 2012

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton shares recent successes

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton recently published its summer 2012 newsletter, which features numerous highlights from the past year. [More]
July 2, 2012

Rosary Hall celebrates 60th anniversary

Leaders from the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Sisters of Charity Health System and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently welcomed the greater Cleveland community to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Rosary Hall at an event at Windows on the River. [More]
July 2, 2012

St. John Medical Center Festival of the Arts runs July 6-8

The Plain Dealer recently featured the upcoming Festival of the Arts event at St. John Medical Center, which is a 50/50 partnership between the Sisters of Charity Health System and University Hospitals. [More]
July 2, 2012

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center internal medicine residents achieve highest percentage passing rate in Ohio

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s internal medicine residency program has achieved the highest percentage passing rate on the American Board of Internal Medicine exam in the state of Ohio. In all, 98 percent of the hospital’s residents passed the exam in 2011. [More]

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