October 16, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center internal medicine residents achieve perfect pass rate on board exams

The internal medicine graduating class of 2014 at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has achieved perfection with 100 percent of residents passing the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) exam. [More]
October 14, 2014

Mercy Medical Center physician receives St. Augustine Award for distinguished service

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Development Foundation presented James F. King, M.D., the 2014 St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service at its Founders Day Donor Recognition events held in late September at Mercy Medical Center. [More]
October 10, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Awards $131,000 to support women religious

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded $131,000 in Collaboration for Ministry Initiative (CMI) grants to support 10 women religious grantees. [More]
October 9, 2014

Mercy Medical Center employee ends Tour de Mercy bike ride on top of Italian mountain

Mercy Medical Center employee Chris Christian rode his bicycle for 15 consecutive days through central and southern France, and northern Italy, traveling 2,014 kilometers to raise awareness about cancer while raising funds for Mercy Cancer Center. [More]
October 7, 2014

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Statement

With the confirmed diagnosis of Ebola in a patient in Texas who recently traveled from Liberia, the disease has been in the news a lot lately. While it is still a rare disease, Ebola is a severe, often fatal disease in humans. That is why our hospitals are taking proactive precautions to protect patients and caregivers in our facilities from this disease. [More]
September 29, 2014

Mercy Medical Center opens newly renovated, expanded emergency department

To meet growing demand and to remain accessible to patients and their families during times of serious and sometimes life-threatening situations, Mercy Medical Center opened a newly renovated and expanded emergency department (ED). [More]
September 26, 2014

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families speaks to state lawmakers about expungement of criminal records

How far should the state of South Carolina go to give accused criminals a second chance? About 30 percent of state residents have a criminal record of some sort, according to Chelsea Clark, a law clerk with the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families who spoke to a subcommittee of state lawmakers in late August about expungement of criminal records. [More]
September 26, 2014

Mercy Medical Center inducts three physicians into Society of St. Luke

Mercy Medical Center recently honored three of its physicians for outstanding service to patients, the hospital and the community during the 2014 induction ceremony and dinner for the Society of St. Luke, Mercy’s physician honor society. [More]
September 25, 2014

Health System CEO joins other top health executives to discuss the state of the health care industry

Terrence Kessler, president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, joined four other Northeast Ohio health system leaders in a panel discussion about the current and future states of the health care industry at a recent half-day health care forum in Cleveland. [More]
September 24, 2014

Healthy Learners holds community meeting and listening session

Healthy Learners recently hosted a community meeting in Greenwood, South Carolina, to discuss the sustainability of the Healthy Learners Greenwood program and to share the direct impact of the program. [More]