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Mercy Medical Center performs Akron-Canton’s first transcatheter aortic valve replacement under conscious sedation

Mercy Medical Center Heart Center recently performed Akron-Canton’s first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) on a patient under conscious sedation.[More]

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina provides grant to Columbia College P.L.A.C.E. Fellows Program

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently provided a $25,000 grant to the P.L.A.C.E. Fellows Program at Columbia College. The P.L.A.C.E. Fellows Program (philanthropy, leadership, and community engagement) competitively selects 10 Columbia College undergraduates each year from the incoming class.[More]

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St. Vincent Charity Medical Center to sponsor opiate addiction conference

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is sponsoring an opiate conference September 29 in Cleveland to address the growing opiate epidemic that continues unabated in Northeast Ohio and across the United States. The conference, Opiate Addiction: The Issues Impacting the Patient, Family and Community, runs from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn – Downtown Cleveland.[More]

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St. Vincent Charity Medical Center earns award for commitment to improving the patient experience

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center was one of only eight facilities selected for a 2016 Excellence award within the Adult Inpatient Dimensions of Patient-Centered Care category by National Research Corporation (NRC), a patient satisfaction survey company.[More]

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Mercy Medical Center inducts physicians into Society of St. Luke

Mercy Medical Center recently honored physicians for outstanding service to patients, the hospital and the community during the 2016 induction ceremony and dinner for the Society of St. Luke, Mercy’s physician honor society.[More]

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 Sister Judith Ann Karam honored with Health Legacy of Cleveland Award

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, received the Health Legacy Award for Excellence October 11 at the 2015 Health Legacy of Cleveland award and scholarship dinner.

Every other year, Health Legacy of Cleveland hosts the dinner to present the award and name individuals to its health equity honor roll. The event also raises funds to provide scholarships and purposeful public programming aimed at inspiring African-American Cleveland area students to become physicians and dentists through education. 

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Catholic Health Association installs Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA as board chair

 
Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, who is chair of the public juridic person of the Sisters of Charity Health System, was installed as chair of the board of trustees of the Catholic Health Association of the United States June 8, 2015, at the association's centennial assembly in Washington D.C.

Sister Judith Ann is also congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, our founding congregation of women religious.

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Events

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center: CARITAS (formerly known as PIZZAZZ)
Pizzazz is changing for the first time in 30 years. We hope you will join us, our presenting sponsor Medical Mutual of Ohio and event co-chairs Tony and Rachelle Coyne and Jennifer and Zydrunas Ilgauskas on Thursday, October 6, 2016.
10/6/2016 »

Light of Hearts Villa Fall Fest Fundraiser
Light of Hearts Villa is hosting its 27th annual Fall Fest fundraising event October 9, where hundreds of supporters, residents and their families will come for dinner, a homemade bakery, raffles, a silent auction, craft fair and pumpkin patch.
10/9/2016 »

Mercy Medical Center: Harvest Ball
Mercy Medical Center's annual Harvest Ball is October 15th at the Canton Memorial Civic Center.
10/15/2016 »

Healthy Learners: George Younginer Champions for Children Golf Tournament
The 17th Annual Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament in Memory of George Younginer takes place October 19, 2016, at the Fort Jackson Golf Club in Columbia, South Carolina. Join us for a perfect day of golf, food, entertainment, contests and prizes. The much-needed funds will help to support the mission of Healthy Learners.
10/19/2016 »

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The Sisters of Charity Health System is rooted in our Catholic faith and values, fighting to save lives daily.

“For I was hungry and you gave me food; I was thirsty and you gave me drink; a stranger and you welcomed me; naked and you clothed me; ill and you cared for me… in so far as you did this to one of the least of these sisters and brothers of mine, you did it for me.”
Matthew 25: 35-36, 40