August 1, 2012

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, other area hospitals improve care for patients in national program on hospital quality

Ten greater Cleveland hospitals, all members of Better Health Greater Cleveland, have completed their participation in an 18-month national program to improve the quality and safety of patient care. The effort is part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) program, a national initiative to measurably improve health care in local markets. Greater Cleveland is one of 16 communities nationally selected to participate in AF4Q. St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is among the participants. [More]
July 24, 2012

Philanthropy: Engaging and Equipping the Next Generation

The president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Tom Keith, recently wrote about engaging and equipping the next generation of philanthropy. [More]
July 17, 2012

Two Sisters of Charity Health System hospitals recognized by U.S. News and World Report

In its annual “Best Hospitals” rankings, U.S. News and World Report recognized two Sisters of Charity Health System hospitals: Mercy Medical Center and St. John Medical Center. [More]
July 11, 2012

Sisters of Charity Health System awards Caritas Nursing Scholarships in Ohio and South Carolina

The Sisters of Charity Health System has selected four nursing students as recipients of the annual Caritas Nursing Scholarships, with each scholarship in the amount of $2,500. The scholarship was established in recognition of Sr. Mary Patricia Barrett, CSA, for her role in leading the development of the Sisters of Charity Health System. The purpose of the scholarship is to enable employees of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine (CSA) sponsored entities and their family members the opportunity to become licensed nurses.   The four students receiving scholarships represent each of the three communities served by the Sisters of Charity Health System: Canton and Cleveland, Ohio, and South Carolina.   The recipients are: Kelly Ellam–Kelly works at St. John Medical Center and attends Cuyahoga Community College. She lives in Olmsted Township, Ohio. Jessica Feador–Jessica works at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and attends the University of Akron. She lives in Richfield, Ohio. Alivia Greene–Alivia works at Mercy Medical Center and attends Walsh University. She lives in Canton, Ohio. Amerine Arnold–Amerine works at Providence Hospitals and attends Midlands Technical College. She lives in Batesburg, South Carolina.
July 3, 2012

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton shares recent successes

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton recently published its summer 2012 newsletter, which features numerous highlights from the past year. [More]
July 3, 2012

SC Center for Fathers and Families and Men’s Wearhouse help local job seekers with National Suit Drive

This July, the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families is partnering with Men’s Wearhouse for the fifth annual National Suit Drive, the nation’s largest collection of gently used business attire for men. [More]
July 2, 2012

Rosary Hall celebrates 60th anniversary

Leaders from the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Sisters of Charity Health System and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently welcomed the greater Cleveland community to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Rosary Hall at an event at Windows on the River. [More]
July 2, 2012

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Caroliona hosts listening session with Latino community leaders

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina and the Puentes Project recently held a listening session on focused on hearing from Latino immigrants in South Carolina. Community ambassadors of the Puentes Project shared their stories with foundation staff and board. [More]
July 2, 2012

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center internal medicine residents achieve highest percentage passing rate in Ohio

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s internal medicine residency program has achieved the highest percentage passing rate on the American Board of Internal Medicine exam in the state of Ohio. In all, 98 percent of the hospital’s residents passed the exam in 2011. [More]

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June 29, 2012

Mercy Cancer Center receives National Achievement Award from Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons

The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons has granted its Outstanding Achievement Award to Mercy Cancer Center as a result of surveys performed during 2011. Mercy Cancer Center is one of a select group of 106 currently accredited and newly accredited cancer programs across the United States. [More]

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