March 21, 2010

Statement on passage of comprehensive health reform legislation

For years we have worked in collaboration toward a new vision for health care in this country, for health care coverage and access for everyone. This is an important day for all Americans but especially for those persons who are uninsured. Passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (H.R. 3590) and the accompanying corrections bill is an historic accomplishment. This law will help extend quality health care coverage to 32 million Americans and contains important insurance market reforms. The measure offers real health care solutions while respecting the dignity of life. More...
August 10, 2009

System announces new leadership at St. Vincent Charity Hospital

Cleveland, Ohio (Aug. 10, 2009)­­ – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – The Boards of the Sisters of Charity Health System and the Cuyahoga Joint Venture today announce a change in the leadership structure at St. Vincent Charity Hospital. Under this new structure, the Sisters of Charity Health System will directly manage St. Vincent Charity Hospital with Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the health system also serving as the president and CEO of the hospital. More...
July 8, 2009

South Carolina ministries meet new Bishop

The Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Sisters of Charity Health System and representatives from the Health System’s South Carolina ministries met with Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone on June 22, in the Chancery Office in downtown Charleston. More...
March 6, 2009

Sisters of Charity Health and University Hospitals sign nonbinding letter of intent

CLEVELAND, Ohio – March 3, 2009 – The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) and University Hospitals (UH) have jointly announced a non-binding letter of intent to modify their existing 50/50 not-for-profit ownership structures of St. Vincent Charity Hospital in Cleveland and Mercy Medical Center in Canton. An equal 50/50 joint venture between SCHS and UH will remain at St. John West Shore Hospital with the addition of UH assuming operations through a new management agreement. More...

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