November 30, 2011

Plain Dealer highlights St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s prescription assistance program

As a complement to a recent story about all area health systems’ community benefit contributions, which noted the Sisters of Charity Health System's collective annual community benefit of $54.6 million, The Plain Dealer has highlighted St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s prescription assistance program. More...
November 30, 2011

Cleveland’s Sisters of Charity Health System to Join CliniSync Health Information Exchange

The Sisters of Charity Health System is taking a significant step into the future of patient care in Ohio by committing three of its medical centers to join the statewide health information exchange. Plans now will begin for St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, St. John Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center to connect electronically to other Ohio physicians, hospitals, labs and health care entities. The projected timeline for implementation for St. Vincent Charity and St. John is the summer of 2012, and for Mercy Medical Center, the fall of 2012. More...
November 28, 2011

Sisters of Charity Health System provides $54.6 million in annual community benefit

The Plain Dealer recently reviewed the community benefit local health systems provide throughout northeast Ohio. In 2010, the Sisters of Charity Health System and its subsidiaries, which include five acute care Catholic hospitals, three grantmaking foundations, several outreach organizations and two elder care facilities, collectively provided $54.6 million in community benefit. This includes $21.8 million in charity care at cost; $23.1 million in unpaid costs of Medicaid; and $9.7 million community health services, health professional education, community building activities and outreach to the medically disadvantaged. More...
June 17, 2011

Sun Newspapers Features Upcoming St. John Medical Center Renovations and Groundbreaking Ceremony

St. John Medical Center, which is co-owned by University Hospitals and Sisters of Charity Health System, was featured in a recent Sun Newspapers article describing details of the planned renovations and upcoming groundbreaking ceremony to kick-off the project. St. John Medical Center in Westlake is set for a major overhaul More...
June 16, 2011

Series of Forums Aims to Show What National Health Reform Will Mean to You

A series of three forums held at Cleveland State University in May and June aims to help attendees learn more about national health care reform. Free and open to the public, the forums are designed to encourage dialogue between citizens, government leaders and stakeholders in health care. More...
June 9, 2011

VIDEO: How Reform Will Advance the Healing Mission

At the 2011 Catholic Health Assembly, the Catholic Health Association premiered four videos detailing the important policy changes included in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  The Sisters of Charity Health System joined CHA in advocating for passage of health reform. More...
June 7, 2011

Sisters of Charity Health System president and CEO elected to Catholic Health Association Board of Trustees

In an election held during the 2011 Catholic Health Assembly in Atlanta, June 5-7, Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, was installed to the Catholic Health Association’s Board of Trustees. This is Sr. Judith Ann’s first term, which will span three years. More...
May 20, 2011

Low-Cost Blood Screenings Offered at Mercy Health Center of Carroll County May 27

Mercy Health Center of Carroll County, located at 125 Canton Road in Carrollton, Ohio, will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, May 27, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. These low-cost blood screenings are offered the fourth Friday of each month. More...
May 16, 2011

Letter to the Editor: Sisters Making South Carolina Better

In 2011, the three foundations of the Sisters of Charity Health System celebrate their 15th anniversary. In note of this milestone and all the work that came before it, Tom Keith, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, penned the following letter to The State, which published it on May 16, 2011. More...
May 13, 2011

Series of Forums Aims to Show What National Health Reform Will Mean to You

A series of three forums to be held at Cleveland State University in May and June aims to help attendees learn more about national health care reform. Free and open to the public, the forums are designed to encourage dialogue between citizens, government leaders and stakeholders in health care. More...

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