May 10, 2013

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood school chosen as an investment school

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood partner school, Carl & Louis Stokes Central Academy, is in the first group of schools to be chosen by the Cleveland Metropolitan School District as an "investment school." The school will see a mix of more class time, new principals, new teachers, retrained teachers and special attention to the weakest areas of the school and the greatest needs of its students [More]
May 10, 2013

St. John Medical Center receives “A” rating in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group

St. John Medical Center received an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group in its latest release of safety scores. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. [More]
May 9, 2013

Mercy Medical Center’s Palliative Care team to receive national award for quality

Mercy Medical Center’s Palliative Care team is receiving a national award in June for quality in palliative care at the annual meeting of the Supportive Care Coalition: Advancing Excellence in Palliative Care. The work of Mercy’s Palliative Care team is highlighted in an article about Supportive Care Coalition awards in the May 1 issue of Catholic Health World. [More]
May 7, 2013

St. John Medical Center physicians named to Ohio Osteopathic Association Hall of Fame

St. John Medical Center physicians David L. Tolentino, DO, and Gregory P. Bloxdorf, DO, have been nominated by the Ohio Osteopathic Association (OOA) for its Mentor of the Year Award. As award nominees, Dr. Tolentino and Dr. Bloxdorf will be inaugurated into the new OOA Hall of Fame. [More]
May 6, 2013

Mercy Medical Center appoints David Cemate new senior vice president and COO

Mercy Medical Center has named David D. Cemate, FACHE, its new senior vice president and chief operating officer (COO) effective April 30. Tom Cecconi, Mercy president and CEO, believes Cemate’s passion for hospital operation and focus on customer service will be a great benefit to Mercy during a new era of health-care reform.
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May 3, 2013

Regina Health Center’s Holy-In-One fundraiser set to tee off June 17

Regina Health Center’s 14th Annual Holy-In-One Golf Outing is set to tee off Monday, June 17 at Westfield Group Country Club in Westfield Center, Ohio. More than 200 golfers are expected for a day of golf, lunch and evening steak cookout, prizes, and a live auction. [More]
May 2, 2013

St. John Medical Center introduces centralized scheduling service

St. John Medical Center has introduced a central scheduling service designed to improve patient satisfaction and provide faster scheduling of hospital outpatient procedures and testing appointments. [More]
May 1, 2013

Early Childhood Resource Center improves language skills for both Hispanic American parents and their children

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) launched a unique Hispanic Outreach Program in September 2012. The program provides Hispanic American children with kindergarten readiness skills through weekly sessions while their parents learn English as a Second Language (ESL) at the same time through a unique collaboration with the Canton City Schools. [More]
May 1, 2013

Sister Judith Ann Karam delivers testimony to Ohio Senate Medicaid Finance Subcommittee

Today in Columbus, Ohio, Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, delivered the testimony to the Ohio Senate Medicaid Finance Subcommittee. [More]
May 1, 2013

Friend-Ship Center steps up with help from ECRC

For Friend-Ship Center Director Sue Neading and her staff, the Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) has been a valuable resource since both centers opened in 2000. The Friend-Ship Center fills an important gap on Canton’s south side, providing pre-school and child care to 125 young children, before- and after-school care for children to age 12, and a full summer program.The ECRC provides the Friend-Ship Center with a variety of staff training and use of the ECRC Production Lab, and helps the center implement the latest best practices in early childhood education. [More]

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