December 20, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System Announces President and CEO

The Sisters of Charity Health System today announced the appointment of Terrence P. Kessler as president and CEO, a role he has served in an interim capacity since July 2013.

As president and CEO, Kessler oversees the health system’s five Catholic hospitals, two skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, three grantmaking foundations, and six health and human services organizations in Ohio and South Carolina. Kessler also continues his role as the health system’s general counsel, a role he assumed in June 2012. [More]
December 5, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundations sponsor annual South Carolina conference for women religious to discuss ministry and share support

More than 70 sisters from South Carolina, Ohio and other states gathered in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in late November to participate in the 10-year anniversary celebration of the Collaboration for Ministry Initiative (CMI). [More]
December 3, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $74,700 to 35 Caritas Grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded $74,700 in Caritas Grant funds to 35 non-profit and faith-based organizations meeting the immediate needs of the poor in South Carolina. [More]
November 26, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina graduates 24 in 2013 ABLE Leader Bootcamp

On November 7, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina’s Carolina Academy graduated 24 students from its ABLE Leader Bootcamp. The students came from all areas of the nonprofit sector in South Carolina. [More]
November 15, 2013

Providence Heart & Vascular Institute earns highest quality rating for 14th consecutive rating period

Providence Heart & Vascular Institute has, for the fourteenth consecutive rating period, received a “3-star” rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). This rating is based on empirical clinical information, not a patient survey, and exhibits the institute’s long-standing reputation of providing high quality outcomes. [More]
November 4, 2013

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina raises money and awareness for Healthy Learners

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina continues to be a major supporter of Healthy Learners. Over the summer, employees raised $11,146 in support of Healthy Learners. The insurer also highlighted the work Healthy Learners does in its Giving publication.
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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 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 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 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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