December 2, 2013

Sister Judith Ann Karam helps open Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, participated in the recent grand opening ceremonies for the Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland. The center is the only facility in the world that displays the future of health and health care. [More]
December 1, 2013

Reflection for the first week of Advent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association, we are pleased to share a reflection for the first week of Advent. [More]
November 4, 2013

Crain’s notes three legal leaders from across Sisters of Charity Health System in annual list

Crain’s Cleveland Business annually honors the best legal minds representing Northeast Ohio’s public, private, nonprofit and government organizations. This year, three leaders from across the Sisters of Charity Health System are being recognized as finalists in the Crain’s In-House and General Counsel Awards: Shannon Fogarty Jerse, Matthew Heinle and Nadine Ezzie. [More]
October 28, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Providence Hospitals and St. John Medical Center score high in patient safety

Three Sisters of Charity Health System hospitals achieved high marks in the latest Hospital Safety Score update from The Leapfrog Group. The Hospital Safety Score assigns A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,500 hospitals in the United States based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents and infections. Within the Sisters of Charity Health System, St. John Medical Center received an “A,” St. Vincent Charity Medical Center received a "B" and Providence Hospitals received “B” in the fall 2013 update from Leapfrog. [More]
October 22, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System applauds Controlling Board approval of Medicaid extension

The Sisters of Charity Health System applauds Ohio Governor John Kasich and the Controlling Board for yesterday's decision to approve the release of federal funds for Medicaid extension in Ohio. This decision extends Medicaid to more than 275,000 uninsured Ohioans, who will gain access to health care coverage on January 1, 2014. [More]
October 15, 2013

Issue 1, the 2013 Cuyahoga County Health and Human Services Levy

Each year, hundreds of thousands of families, individuals, children and seniors depend on the vital and often lifesaving services only available through Cuyahoga County’s Health and Human Service programs in Northeast Ohio. This year, the Health and Human Services levy will be Issue 1 on the November ballot. Passage of Issue 1 will ensure that people in crisis across the county have services available when they need them most. [More]
September 24, 2013

Sister Judith Ann Karam honored with Sam Miller Goodness Award at Project Love’s annual Celebration of Goodness luncheon

Sister Judith Ann Karam, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, received the Sam Miller Goodness Award September 12 from Project Love at its annual Celebration of Goodness luncheon. Project Love also honored Governor John Kasich, and Jane and Lee Seidman. [More]
September 22, 2013

Fill the coverage gap for the most vulnerable workers by extending Medicaid in Ohio

Susanna Krey, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and senior vice president of foundations, outreach and external affairs at the Sisters of Charity Health System, wrote an op/ed published in The Plain Dealer on September 22, 2013, calling for lawmakers to fill the coverage gap for the most vulnerable workers by extending Medicaid in Ohio. [More]
September 4, 2013

Campaign Launches to take Ohio Medicaid Insurance Extension to the Ballot

Today at the Ohio Statehouse, a coalition of Ohio citizens, community organizations, faith groups, hospitals, businesses, labor unions and others who support extending health care coverage to 275,000 uninsured Ohioans through Ohio’s Medicaid Insurance program launched the Healthy Ohioans Work campaign. The effort seeks to approve Medicaid extension as permitted and funded by federal law. [More]
July 16, 2013

Two Sisters of Charity hospitals ranked among best in state and specialties by U.S. News and World Report

Released today, U.S. News and World Report’s coveted annual “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2013-2014 recognize two hospitals of the Sisters of Charity Health System – Mercy Medical Center and St. John Medical Center – as being among the best in Ohio, and as delivering “high performance” care in multiple specialties. [More]

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