May 16, 2011

Letter to the Editor: Sisters Making South Carolina Better

In 2011, the three foundations of the Sisters of Charity Health System celebrate their 15th anniversary. In note of this milestone and all the work that came before it, Tom Keith, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, penned the following letter to The State, which published it on May 16, 2011. More...
May 13, 2011

Series of Forums Aims to Show What National Health Reform Will Mean to You

A series of three forums to be held at Cleveland State University in May and June aims to help attendees learn more about national health care reform. Free and open to the public, the forums are designed to encourage dialogue between citizens, government leaders and stakeholders in health care. More...
May 12, 2011

We Are Thankful

…to our Sisters of Charity Health System physicians, nurses, administrators, volunteers and associates for providing quality, compassionate health care to the community. More...
May 12, 2011

Last day to receive early bird discount for Annual Mercy Health Run Classic

As part of Mercy Medical Center’s commitment to the promotion of health and physical fitness in the community, Mercy Sports Medicine will once again host the 29th annual Mercy Health Run Classic on Saturday, May 14. This 5k road-race will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the start and finish at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Avenue NW. A free 0.6 mile kids fun run will take place at 8 a.m. Children of all ages are welcome to participate. More...
May 10, 2011

Providence Hospitals Awards Scholarship to Medical Student

Providence Hospitals has named Daniel Apple as its second recipient of the Dr. Preston A. Jones Memorial Scholarship. Apple, a fourth-year medical student at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, plans to enter a career in ophthalmology upon his graduation in May 2011. More...
May 6, 2011

Foundation accepting applications for leadership training programs

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is accepting applications until June 30, 2011, for two leadership programs geared towards leaders in the nonprofit sector. Both programs, which aim to help nonprofit leaders in South Carolina take their skills to the next level, are part of the foundation’s Carolina Academy for Nonprofits, which offers workshops to nonprofit organizations. More...
May 5, 2011

Foundation invites organizations to join Promise Neighborhood effort

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is holding a meeting Wednesday, May 11, for nonprofit organizations interested in the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood, an exciting community collaboration that has joined together residents, providers, educators and others to ensure children are ready for kindergarten, go to good schools and graduate from high school to go on to college and a career. [More]
March 28, 2011

Dr. David Perse named president of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

The Board of Directors of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, President and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, have named David Perse, M.D., President of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, effective April 15, 2011. Dr. Perse is the current President of Lutheran Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital. More...
March 21, 2011

Plain Dealer notes hyperbaric oxygen treatment at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, other Cleveland hospitals

In story featuring the use of hyperbaric oxygen treatment, The Plain Dealer quotes Dr. Joseph Sopko, a pulmonologist and chairman of the department of medicine at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland, regarding the hospital’s introduction of the service in the community. St. Vincent Charity Medical Center installed its hyperbaric oxygen chambers in 1993, when no other hospital in the city had one. Today, St. Vincent Charity medical Center, which is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, is the only Cleveland-area hospital that takes emergency cases 24 hours a day. More...
March 16, 2011

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's health literacy work, supported by Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, highlighted in Catholic Health World

"Admitting" will make way for "Patient Check-In." Instead of "Protective Services," visitors will see "Security" on the directional placards. "Radiology" will be called "X-Ray."  It's all part of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's ongoing effort to improve the way it communicates with patients. Since 2007, the hospital has sought to make health information easier to understand, which includes making the hospital hallways easier to navigate.   More...

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