June 27, 2013

University of South Carolina men’s basketball coach writes about the importance of South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families in newspaper column

University of South Carolina men’s basketball coach Frank Martin has been a supporter of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families since moving to South Carolina in 2012. He recently wrote a guest columnist piece for The State about the importance of being a dad. [More]
June 26, 2013

Video: Ready, get set, enroll!

More than 48 million Americans lack health insurance, and that's about to change. Learn more through this great video from the Catholic Health Association: "Ready, get set, enroll!" [More]
June 25, 2013

Healthy Learners unveils new video to promote its services online and in social media

Nearly 164,000 children in South Carolina have limited resources to get the preventive health care they need. A new video from Healthy Learners highlights how the organization fills the need for children in five service areas in South Carolina to get appropriate health care and the impact its services have. [More]
June 24, 2013

Providence Hospitals celebrates 75 years devoted to healing in South Carolina

Founded in 1938 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Augustine, Providence Hospitals in Columbia, South Carolina, recently kicked off its 75th anniversary celebration. [More]
June 20, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System shares video annual report to the community

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, recently hosted a series of presentations on the state of the Sisters of Charity Health System. Hundreds of board members, leaders, caregivers, employees and friends of the health system and its ministries participated in the events, which were held in Cleveland and Canton, Ohio, and Columbia, South Carolina. As featured in a 5-minute video, the presentations highlighted the collective accomplishments in the past year of the health system and its family of ministries, which includes five acute care Catholic hospitals, two elder care facilities, three grantmaking foundations and six outreach organizations. [More]
May 29, 2013

Providence Heart & Vascular Institute earns highest quality rating for 13th consecutive period

Providence Heart & Vascular Institute has, for the 13th consecutive rating period, received the highest quality rating of “3 stars” from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). This rating is based on empirical clinical information and exhibits the institute’s long-standing reputation of providing high quality outcomes. [More]
May 23, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System Announces Leadership Transition

The Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, which is the founding religious community of the Sisters of Charity Health System, recently elected Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA to the position of congregational leader. Sister Judith Ann has announced her resignation as the Sisters of Charity Health System’s president and CEO, effective July 26. In light of her role as congregational leader, Sister Judith Ann will assume the role of chair of the Public Juridic Person of Pontifical Right (PJP) of the Sisters of Charity Health System. The PJP is the health system’s Catholic sponsor. Sister Judith Ann will also serve as a member of the Sisters of Charity Health System Board of Directors. Additionally, she will continue her participation on the Catholic Health Association of the United States of America Board of Directors, among many other national and local health and human service leadership commitments. [More]
April 12, 2013

Medicaid expansion will help most vulnerable

"There is simply no policy decision that has greater potential to improve health access and therefore improve the health status of our state than extending Medicaid coverage," said Tom Keith, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, in a guest column published today in The State newspaper. [More]
April 5, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System supports extending Medicaid

The Sisters of Charity Health System continues to strongly support extending Medicaid in Ohio and South Carolina. Expanding Medicaid coverage to newly eligible adults below 138% of the federal poverty level will cover an estimated 450,000 uninsured Ohioans and 250,000 uninsured South Carolinians. Add your voice in support of Medicaid expansion. [More]
April 4, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina dedicates new education center

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina held a dedication and blessing ceremony March 25 for its new education center. More than 50 guests joined in the celebration. The education center is part of an initiative to improve the skills and abilities of nonprofit organizations in South Carolina. [More]

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