April 15, 2014

National publication profiles Light of Hearts Villa’s new real-time location system that improves resident safety

Since becoming the first senior living community in the state of Ohio to deploy the AeroScout® Wi-Fi Emergency Call Solution, Light of Hearts Villa has received publicity in several national industry publications. The latest publication to profile the new system is RFID Journal, which covers radio frequency identification and its business applications. [More]
April 14, 2014

Providence Hospitals opens general surgery practice in downtown Columbia

Providence Hospitals has opened a new general surgery practice, Providence Surgical Associates, on its campus near downtown Columbia, South Carolina. The partners in the new practice are Roland R. Craft, M.D., FACS, and Chad A. Rubin, M.D., FACS. [More]
April 13, 2014

A reflection for Palm Sunday

A Collision of Themes: The great triumphant procession of palms as well as the betrayed allegiances of the human heart are both woven into the Passion and the death of Jesus. [More]
April 11, 2014

Consumer Reports ranks St. John Medical Center among top 10 safest U.S. hospitals

St. John Medical Center is rated as one of the top hospitals in the country for patient safety, according to the latest issue of Consumer Reports, which released safety scores on more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals. In the report, St. John Medical Center rated as the 10th safest hospital in the country. [More]
April 11, 2014

Canton Repository shines spotlight on Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County

The Canton Repository recently featured the Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County in its weekly “Nonprofit Spotlight.” Each Sunday, the newspaper showcases a nonprofit organization to give readers an opportunity to learn about the featured organization and how they can help. The Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County is an initiative of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton. [More]
April 10, 2014

Providence Hospitals first in South Carolina to implant new heart monitor

Providence Hospitals recently became the first hospital in South Carolina to implant the Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM), a miniature device that it is barely visible after being implanted. The ICM’s small size means a less invasive surgical procedure for patients, which leads to faster healing. [More]
April 9, 2014

Regina Health Center to participate in national quality study

Regina Health Center is one of 251 nursing homes in the United States selected to participate in a project designed to evaluate the INTERACT quality improvement program. INTERACT (Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers) is recommended by the federal government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve the care of nursing home residents. [More]
April 8, 2014

Mercy Medical Center and Canton Symphony Orchestra collaborate

Mercy Medical Center is partnering with the Canton Symphony Orchestra on “Musical Moments,” an initiative that brings music into the health care setting to promote healing, tranquility and overall well-being. Musical Moments will feature a series of 24 unique and stylistically tailored performances, each 45 minutes in length, by orchestra musicians in Mercy’s public and patient care areas. [More]
April 7, 2014

A reflection for the fifth week of Lent

Recognizing Ourselves: The moment we recognize our inadequacy, our sin, our smallness before the greatness of the transcendent God, we are capable of truly being called out of ourselves. When God is heard to say, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” Isaiah responds, “Here am I; send me!” He is empowered, not paralyzed. [More]
April 1, 2014

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families adds new location to reach more fathers

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families is adding a new fatherhood program in Aiken, South Carolina, and recently held a kickoff event there to introduce its ministry as it prepares to begin operations in the community. [More]