April 27, 2012

St. Vincent Drs. Keppler and Bastulli to be honored at Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio 2012 Annual Meeting

Two St. Vincent Charity Medical Center physicians will be honored at the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland & Northern Ohio (AMCNO) Annual Meeting Dinner and Awards Presentation on Friday, April 27 at the Ritz-Carlton Cleveland. Louis Keppler, M.D., co-director of St. Vincent Charity’s Spine and Orthopedic Institute, will receive the 2012 Clinician of the Year designation for his long-time devotion and service to his patients.  The award was given in recognition that “Dr. Kepp... [More]
April 25, 2012

Mercy Medical Center receives top environmental award from Ohio Hospital Association

The Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) recently named Mercy Medical Center as the recipient of the 2012 John Chapman Award for demonstrating exceptional environmental stewardship. Mercy was also one of 10 Ohio hospitals that received the 2012 Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award. OHA’s Environmental Leadership Council selected Mercy to receive the John Chapman Award from a group of 10 Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award honorees who are recognized for promoting sound enviro... [More]
April 19, 2012

Terrence Kessler Appointed General Counsel for Sisters of Charity Health System

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, has announced the appointment of Terrence P. Kessler as general counsel for the Cleveland-based health system. [More]
April 16, 2012

Chief Medical Officer Giesele Greene, MD, Serves as Panelist at Susan G. Komen Regional Breast Health Summit

More than 110,000 minority and medically underserved women in Northeast Ohio and across the nation now have new health resources through a landmark program that trains volunteers to provide breast cancer education and health care support in local communities. The Susan G. Komen Community Health Advisor program kicked off April 12 in Cleveland with a Komen Regional Breast Health Summit of influential health and community leaders. Sisters of Charity Health System Chief Medical Officer Giesele Gree... [More]
April 13, 2012

Prayer for Today

Spring is a metaphor for change. Some changes we eagerly await, and some we abhor.Some changes we plan and others arrive uninvited. To all these changes we ask the gift of Your perspectivebeckoning us to expectation, hope and rebirth. May the sunlight and the rain be reminders that You are at work renewing the earth. As a God of renewal, You are ever at work in our lives, too. Open our eyes and lives to the needed changes in our lives this Spring. Awaken us to new life and perspective, for w... [More]

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April 12, 2012

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland featured in local magazine

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland was the focus of a feature article in a recent education/health issue of Kaleidoscope Magazine. The magazine, which celebrates Cleveland’s rich cultural heritage and diversity, wrote about the foundation’s work to address the root causes of poverty in the four-page article. Please click on the link below to open a copy of the article. SOCF.Kaleidoscope.pdf (858.83 kb)
April 6, 2012

Prayer for Today

May the glory of the Lord’s miracle strengthen your faith and renew your hope.May you rejoice in the triumph of the Lord, and may your life be blessedwith His love on Easter and always.   "Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hopethrough the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead," -1 Peter 1:3      
April 3, 2012

Prayer for Today

God, give us eyes to see the beauty of the Spring, And to behold Your majesty in every living thing - And may we see in lacy leaves and every budding flower The Hand that rules the universe with gentleness and power - And may this Easter grandeur that Spring lavishly impartsAwaken faded flowers of faith lying dormant in our hearts,And give us ears to hear, dear God the Springtime song of birdsWith messages more meaningful than man's often empty wordsTelling harried human beings who are lost in... [More]
March 30, 2012

Regina Health Center resident helps the lost find home - read the latest newsletter

When 37 of the Lost Boys of Sudan fled their war-torn homeland for Cleveland in 2001, Sister Mary Frances Harrington, CSJ, was there to welcome them with open arms and ensure Cleveland became their new home. Now 80 and an assisted-living resident at ReginaHealth Center, her schedule is as busy as ever... read more in the latest edition of "The Heart of Regina Health Center" newsletter. (see the link below to open a .PDF file of the newsletter) RHC12.1_SpringNews_FINAL.pdf (1.46 mb)
March 27, 2012

Getting Much-Needed Attention - Read the Latest Newsletter from Healthy Learners

Rhonda was concerned about her 4-year-old son, William, because he had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that caused him to have trouble focusing in school (4-year-old kindergarten). He also had multiple learning disabilities. Rhonda didn’t know what to do and felt overwhelmed because her family did not have health insurance and did not qualify for Medicaid. She was working 10-hour days making minimum wage and her husband also did not make much money. She asked William’... [More]

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