May 22, 2015

Director of St. Vincent Charity psychiatric emergency department named mental health professional of the year

The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County presented a number of awards at its May 18 annual meeting, including naming Leslie Koblentz, M.D., the mental health professional of the year. Dr. Koblentz is the director of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's psychiatric emergency department. [More]
May 21, 2015

Providence Hospitals receives five national Aster Awards for health care marketing

Providence Hospitals received five 2015 Aster Awards for health care marketing and communications. The Aster Awards program recognizes the nation’s most talented health care marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in advertising. [More]
May 20, 2015

Mercy Medical Center presents nursing awards

In recognition of National Nurses Week, Mercy Medical Center presented Sue Passmore with its inaugural Mercy Distinguished Nurse Leader Award, which recognizes a nurse who consistently demonstrates exceptional skills, visionary leadership and compassionate care. Mercy also honored five of its clinical staff members with Mercy Nursing Excellence Awards. [More]
May 14, 2015

2015 Harvest Ball to benefit Mercy Medical Center facility transformation

Mercy Service League will hold its 2015 Harvest Ball October 24 in the Canton Memorial Civic Center Auditorium with proceeds benefiting the first phase of the Mercy Medical Center facility transformation. The transformation project will provide more private rooms throughout the hospital, as well as renovate part of the hospital’s fifth floor into a state-of-the art orthopedic and observation unit. [More]
May 13, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Joseph’s Home receive CVS Health community grants

CVS Health recently provided community grants to both St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Joseph’s Home to help increase access to quality health care services and improve health outcomes. St. Vincent Charity received a $10,000 grant to support its diabetes education program. Joseph’s Home received a $5,000 grant to help provide nursing care to its acutely ill homeless residents. [More]
May 11, 2015

Center for Health Affairs forum focuses on safety for health care employees

Preparing for, trying to prevent and responding to violence occurring at the hands of patients receiving care in emergency departments has increasingly become a concern for the health care community. To raise awareness for the issue and start a conversation about how to address it in Northeast Ohio, the “Mary Ann Jerse-O’Connor Community Forum: Healthcare Workers Protecting Each Other” is Friday, May 22. [More]
May 7, 2015

Bestselling author to speak about mental health issues at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is hosting New York Times bestselling author Regina Brett Tuesday, May 12 at 2 p.m. at an event open to the community to raise awareness of the warning signs and challenges of dealing with mental health issues. Brett will talk about her new book, God is Always Hiring, and about finding mission in life. [More]
May 4, 2015

24-hour online giving event May 5 to benefit South Carolina nonprofits

The Central Carolina Community Foundation is presenting its second regional day of giving in the Midlands of South Carolina Tuesday, May 5 with its 24-hour giving challenge, Midlands Gives. Midlands Gives is designed to raise money and awareness of nonprofit groups, including two ministries of the Sisters of Charity Health System: Healthy Learners and the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families. [More]
April 27, 2015

Providence Hospitals awards Dr. Preston A. Jones Memorial Scholarship Award

Providence Hospitals named Katherine Neuffer Hines as the 2015 Dr. Preston A. Jones Memorial Scholarship recipient. A fourth-year medical student at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Hines will graduate in May and begin a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Wake Forest Baptist Health. [More]
April 23, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center opens new geriatric psychiatry unit

To continue meeting the community's mental health needs, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently opened a new 16-bed dedicated geriatric psychiatry unit. The new unit and addition of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) as a treatment expands the hospital’s mental health services, which also includes a psychiatric emergency department and addiction services. [More]

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