February 15, 2011

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland invites you to see "Beyond the Bricks"

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, is sponsoring a public screening of the film "Beyond the Bricks," a documentary that explores and promotes solutions to the "long running crisis in American education: the low performance and dismal graduation rates of school-age Black males." The movie will be shown the evening of Feb. 21 at Cuyahoga Community College, along with a question and answer session with the director Derek Koen and Dr. ... [More]
February 11, 2011

Office of Healthy Ohio honors Mercy Medical Center for healthy worksite practices

The Office of Healthy Ohio has recognized Mercy Medical Center, along with 32 other Ohio businesses, for healthy worksite practices. Healthy Ohio Business Council Chair Cynthia Crosthwaite will present the seventh-annual Healthy Ohio-Healthy Worksite awards on Friday, February 11 at 12:15 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in Dublin. The ceremony will be held during Health Action Council Ohio’s Columbus Kick Off conference that features national experts on health reform, health care systems and h... [More]
February 10, 2011

Foundation participates in Leadership Columbia Health and Human Services Class Day

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina was asked to participate on a panel for Leadership Columbia Health and Human Services Class Day on February 8, 2011. In addition to the foundation, other Sisters of Charity Health System ministries, including Healthy Learners and Providence Hospitals, as well as foundation grantees were present during the day. More...
February 10, 2011

Providence Hospitals names director of pharmacy services

Providence Hospitals, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, recently named David Kilgore as director of pharmacy services. Kilgore served as the hospital’s interim director of the pharmacy for four months prior. As director, David will develop an operating budget for pharmaceuticals, supplies and personnel and oversee inventory for a department that provides service to nearly 89,000 patients a year, including emergency department admissions, cardiac caths, outpatient surgeri... [More]
February 10, 2011

Providence Hospitals leads Red Dress Rally

Members of the community, hospital staff and volunteers joined Providence Hospitals on February 8 in the Rotunda of the Statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina for the hospital's 2011 Red Dress Rally. More...
January 31, 2011

MD News features St. John Medical Center modernization and expansion

In September 2010, University Hospitals and the Sisters of Charity Health System jointly announced a five-year, $100-million strategic plan for St. John Medical Center that includes the modernization and expansion of the then 29-year-old facility. Read more about this in a feature story published by MD News on January 31, 2011, or by checking out the original announcement included below. More...
January 28, 2011

January 2011 e-newsletter shares good news of ministries

The January 2011 edition of the Sisters of Charity Health System’s e-newsletter features stories on fourth quarter grants from our three foundations, the creation of a new ministry to support independent physicians, and more. More...
January 24, 2011

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center doctor shines light on mental illness and its treatments

Recently published in The Plain Dealer, the following op/ed by Leslie Koblentz, M.D. of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center shines light on mental illness and its treatment in response to the tragedy in Tucson, Arizona. More...
January 19, 2011

Joseph’s Home residents give back to community

In late 2010, Joseph’s Home residents, staff and alums visited the Cuyahoga Community College Culinary Arts Program’s state-of-the-art kitchens to bake cookies for an activity called “Homeless Give Back.” The baked goods were donated to children attending the Catholic Charities Community Service Early Learning Center and the Early Childhood Center of Arbor Park. Cookies were also sold at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, with proceeds benefitting Joseph’s Home. [m... [More]
January 19, 2011

Congresswoman keynotes event at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Clevelanders celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 17, 2011, at a St. Vincent Charity Medical Center event that featured 11th District Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, who is Ohio’s only black member of Congress.  More...

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