January 13, 2015

Providence Hospitals receives quality-based accreditation

Providence Hospitals recently announced that it successfully completed its accreditation process from DNV GL - Healthcare. By earning accreditation, Providence Hospitals has demonstrated that it meets or exceeds patient safety standards (Conditions of Participation) set forth by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). [More]
January 10, 2015

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League holding Souper Bowl fundraising event

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League will host a “Souper Bowl” soup tasting fundraising event January 25th in Canton, Ohio. [More]
January 5, 2015

Catholic Health Association celebrates 100 years

The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), of which the Sisters of Charity Health System is a member, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015. Originally named the Catholic Hospital Association, CHA was founded in 1915 as an organization through which Catholic health systems, hospitals, continuum-of-care facilities and the sponsors of these organizations could work together to achieve success that would not be possible working separately.

On July 19, 1914, Catholic health ministry leaders came together to respond to technological advances that we [More]
December 25, 2014

Reflection for Christmas

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following reflection for Christmas. [More]
December 24, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $172,000 to 10 Community Enrichment grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded 10 Community Enrichment grants totaling $172,000, bringing the foundation total in Community Enrichment grants to $332,000 for the year. [More]
December 23, 2014

Mercy Medical Center receives 2014 Healthy Worksite Silver Award from Ohio Department of Health

The Ohio Department of Health’s Healthy Ohio Business Council recently awarded Mercy Medical Center a 2014 Silver Healthy Ohio – Health Worksite Award In recognition of the hospital’s commitment to employee health through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs. Mercy has received the award six times at either a bronze or silver level. [More]
December 22, 2014

Sisters of Charity Health System assumes full ownership of Light of Hearts Villa

The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) will become the sole sponsors of Light of Hearts Villa, a senior living facility previously jointly owned by SCHS and the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, as of December 31, 2014. [More]
December 21, 2014

Reflection for the fourth week of Advent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share the following reflection for the fourth week of Advent. [More]
December 20, 2014

Surgeon writes about cardiac surgery advances at Providence Hospitals

Providence Hospitals thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon Mac Leppard M.D. recently wrote a guest column for The State about advancements the hospital has made in cardiac surgery over the past 40 years. [More]
December 18, 2014

Terrence Kessler named interim CEO of Providence Hospitals

Providence Hospitals has announced Terrence P. Kessler as its new interim president and CEO as of January 1, 2015. In this role, Kessler will provide direct oversight of Providence Hospital, Providence Orthopedic Hospital, and the associated rehabilitation and physician practices. Kessler will also remain president and CEO of Providence’s parent corporation, the Sisters of Charity Health System. [More]