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Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center provides donation to Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada in celebration of Doctors’ Day

By ThisIsReno

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Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center will celebrate Doctors’ Day on Wednesday, March 30 by providing Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada with a $5,000 donation.  This annual celebration recognizes the first administration of anesthesia by Dr. Crawford W. Ling, in Barrow County, Ga., in 1842.  Saint Mary’s is proud to acknowledge and thank the dedicated physicians in our community for their hard work and service to Saint Mary’s and to communities throughout northern Nevada.

“The physicians at Saint Mary’s have a long-standing commitment to the community and work diligently to care for the medical needs of patients in northern Nevada,” said Mike Uboldi, president and CEO of Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center.  “In lieu of a gift or large-scale celebration, we are pleased to provide Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada with a donation in honor of our physicians.”

Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing human service programs to its clients, which includes St. Vincent’s Dining Room, St. Vincent’s Food Pantry, Emergency Assistance, St. Vincent’s Residence, St. Vincent’s Thrift Shop, Immigration Assistance, Adoptions and Holy Child Day Home.  Since 1941, Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada has provided half a million units of service in our community each year.

Saint Mary’s thanks all of the physicians in northern Nevada for their continued dedication to our community.

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About Saint Mary’s
Saint Mary’s Network is a fully-integrated, faith-based health system in Reno, Nev. founded in 1908 by the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael.  The network is comprised of Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center, an acute-care hospital, providing inpatient, outpatient and wellness services; Saint Mary’s Health Plans, a statewide insurance provider with more than 40,000 members; and Saint Mary’s Medical Group, a network of physicians and other health professionals offering primary and urgent care, retail clinics and specialty healthcare.  A member of Catholic Healthcare West, Saint Mary’s is dedicated to meeting the healthcare needs of our community. For more information, visit our website at www.saintmarysreno.org.

About Catholic Healthcare West
Catholic Healthcare West (CHW), headquartered in San Francisco, CA, is a system of 40 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona, and Nevada. Founded in 1986, it is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit health care systems and the largest private hospital system in California. CHW is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health care services with special attention to the poor and underserved. The CHW network of nearly 10,000 physicians and approximately 54,000 employees provides health care services to more than five million people annually. In 2010, CHW provided more than $1.3 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unreimbursed patient care. For more information, please visit our website at www.chwHEALTH.org.

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