MADISON -- The Diocese of Madison's new Catholic Multicultural Center opened its doors to the staffs of St. Martin House and Centro Guadalupano on Nov. 25.
The new 25,000-square-foot building at 1862 Beld St. replaces the old building that housed St. Martin House, which runs a meal program, and Centro Guadalupano, which offers services and resources to Hispanic people. The new center will be an outreach to the Asian community as well.
Bishop William H. Bullock was there to offer a blessing of the center and those who will use it. Full Story ...
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- SSM Health Care (SSMHC), a St. Louis-based not-for-profit health system of hospitals and other health-related entities, has become the first health care organization in the country to be named a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (MBNQA) winner.
SSMHC was one of 17 health care institutions to apply for the MBNQA.
In Wisconsin, SSMHC sponsors St. Marys Hospital Medical Center and St. Marys Care Center in Madison and St. Clare Hospital and Health Services and St. Clare Meadows Care Center in Baraboo.
SSMHC of Wisconsin also manages Boscobel Area Health Care in Boscobel and is affiliated with Columbus Community Hospital in Columbus. SSMHC has limited affiliations with Upland Hills Health Center in Dodgeville and Stoughton Hospital in Stoughton.
The award, which is given by the U.S. Department of Commerce, is the top honor a U.S. company can receive for quality management and quality achievement. Each year, the Commerce Department selects up to three organizations in the categories of manufacturing, service, small business, education and health care for the award, which is traditionally presented by the President of the United States. Full Story ...