February 18, 2013
The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families and its Nurse Practitioner Dawn Pender are featured in the February 15 edition of Catholic Health World. The article highlights the center’s mission and the work Pender does as she helps medically underserved men receive proper healthcare. [More]
February 18, 2013
The crowd of people on the banks of the River Jordan had walked long distances to be there to hear the man known as John the Baptist. Perhaps, they thought, if they found themselves compelled to do so and brave enough, they would walk forward and be immersed in the river by the Prophet. On this day John told the crowd that he baptized using water, but that one was coming who would baptize with the Holy Spirit and fire. [More]
February 13, 2013
Mercy Medical Center was one of 12 Ohio hospitals and health systems to earn recognition as a 2012 Healthy Ohio Worksite Award recipient. The awards are presented by the Ohio Department of Health’s Office of Healthy Ohio. [More]
February 13, 2013
This is one of those years when Easter comes early. It feels like we are moving very quickly from Advent to Christmas to Epiphany to Lent. Maybe everything happens more quickly these days. How can we turn ourselves around this quickly from the joy of the birth of Christ to the somber time of Lent? Yet here we are, taking on the ashes that remind us that our worldly life is short and our life in God is forever. [More]
February 8, 2013
The Ohio Department of Aging ranks Regina Health Center the highest in Summit County for nursing home family and patient satisfaction. The Akron Beacon Journal ran an article on February 4 about Regina Health Center and the release of the family satisfaction scores. [More]
February 7, 2013
Healthy Learners continues to make great progress in connecting South Carolina children to care so that poor health is not an obstacle to doing well in school. Read more about Healthy Learners in the latest issue of the "Healthy Insights from Healthy Learners" newsletter. [More]
February 1, 2013
As a nationally recognized leader in heart care, Mercy Heart Center is proud to be the 2013 Go Red for Women partner with the American Heart Association (AHA). This is the 10-year anniversary for Go Red for Women, which was created to fight heart disease in women through education and research. [More]
January 31, 2013
The trauma center at Mercy Medical Center has been verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients. [More]
January 30, 2013
We pray to you, our good and gracious God,as a people who cherish the memories that are ours,and who claim a common history as a sacred gift.
We ask you to renew your grace in us,that we might recognize your presence in our midstand hear the call of the gospelin the human needs that surround us.
You have called us, your people, into the wildernessto travel your unknown ways.
Make us strong to leave behind false security and comfort,and give us new hope in our calling;that the desert may bloss... [More]
January 28, 2013
Sisters of Charity Health System President and CEO Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, joined other leaders from the Northeast Ohio Medicaid Expansion Coalition on January 24 for a Medicaid Expansion Assembly organized by Greater Cleveland Congregations. The Northeast Ohio Medicaid Expansion Coalition is a group of allies working together to encourage the state of Ohio to act upon the provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by expanding Medicaid to persons living below 138 percent of the federal poverty level. [More]