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...
February 23, 2011

Healthy Learners thanks annual fund contributors

The Healthy Learners annual fund campaign, which ran from October 25 to December 31, 2010, has grossed $22,338 from 129 contributors to benefit the children served by Healthy Learners. With five locations in South Carolina, Healthy Learners is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System devoted to removing children's health barriers to learning. More...
February 10, 2011

Providence Hospitals names director of pharmacy services

Providence Hospitals, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, recently named David Kilgore as director of pharmacy services. Kilgore served as the hospital’s interim director of the pharmacy for four months prior. As director, David will develop an operating budget for pharmaceuticals, supplies and personnel and oversee inventory for a department that provides service to nearly 89,000 patients a year, including emergency department admissions, cardiac caths, outpatient surgeries, electrophysiology studies and more. A preceptor for the South Carolina School of Pharmacy, Kilgore previously worked for nine years as the assistant director of pharmacy services. More...
February 10, 2011

Foundation participates in Leadership Columbia Health and Human Services Class Day

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina was asked to participate on a panel for Leadership Columbia Health and Human Services Class Day on February 8, 2011. In addition to the foundation, other Sisters of Charity Health System ministries, including Healthy Learners and Providence Hospitals, as well as foundation grantees were present during the day. More...
February 10, 2011

Providence Hospitals leads Red Dress Rally

Members of the community, hospital staff and volunteers joined Providence Hospitals on February 8 in the Rotunda of the Statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina for the hospital's 2011 Red Dress Rally. More...
January 24, 2011

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center doctor shines light on mental illness and its treatments

Recently published in The Plain Dealer, the following op/ed by Leslie Koblentz, M.D. of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center shines light on mental illness and its treatment in response to the tragedy in Tucson, Arizona. More...

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