April 25, 2014

Providence physician leads effort for surgical safety checklists in South Carolina

As the American College of Surgeons (ACS) governor-at-large for South Carolina, Providence Hospitals Staff Surgeon Chad Rubin, M.D., is helping lead an initiative to implement surgical safety checklists into each operating room across the state. The ACS estimates the initiative will save 500 lives, prevent 2,000 complications and cut health care costs by $28 million annually. [More]
April 25, 2014

Charity golf tournament raises $9,000 for Healthy Learners

Healthy Learners was the recipient of funds from the “Tee Off for TW” golf tournament held in April at Caledonia Golf Club in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. More than 120 people were there to honor the memory of Todd Welden with a day of golf, food and live music. [More]
April 24, 2014

Annual Songwriters in the Round event benefits Healthy Learners

Healthy Learners held its annual Nashville Songwriters in the Round fundraising event in early April in Georgetown, South Carolina. The event was designed in the spirit of Nashville and the famous Bluebird Cafe, allowing attendees to hear songwriters share the songs they’ve written for many of country music’s stars and the stories behind them. [More]
April 24, 2014

High school students explore Catholic health care at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Through a partnership between St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland, sophomore students have the opportunity to observe Catholic health care in action and gain real-world experience as volunteer caregivers. [More]
April 24, 2014

Providence Hospitals awards 2014 Preston Jones Scholarship

Providence Hospitals awarded its 2014 Dr. Preston A. Jones Memorial Scholarship Award at a recent ceremony. The recipient, Meredith Calcina, is a fourth-year medical student at the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Medicine. [More]
April 23, 2014

Light of Hearts Villa kicks off 25th anniversary with Rock-the-Villa fundraiser

Light of Hearts Villa is kicking off a year full of 25th anniversary events with an April 26 Rock-the-Villa fundraising event. Participants rock in rocking chairs for up to eight hours, raising funds from sponsor donations prior to the event. [More]
April 22, 2014

Sisters of Charity Health System sponsors City Club forum on education transformation

The Sisters of Charity Health System supported a recent forum about education transformation at The City Club of Cleveland with Professor David Kirp from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkley. Susanna Krey, senior vice president for foundations, outreach ministries and external affairs for the health system, introduced Kirp to the audience. [More]
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 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]

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