May 12, 2011

We Are Thankful

…to our Sisters of Charity Health System physicians, nurses, administrators, volunteers and associates for providing quality, compassionate health care to the community. More...
May 11, 2011

Video: Sr. Judith Ann Karam notes Cleveland Medical Mart as a place to convene a community of service among nation's medical leaders

As featured in the following video, Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of Sisters of Charity Health System, sees the future Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center as a meeting ground for health care industry leaders, a place to move away silos and bring together a community of service among the nation's medical leaders. More...
March 28, 2011

Dr. David Perse named president of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

The Board of Directors of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, President and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, have named David Perse, M.D., President of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, effective April 15, 2011. Dr. Perse is the current President of Lutheran Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital. More...
March 21, 2011

Plain Dealer notes hyperbaric oxygen treatment at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, other Cleveland hospitals

In story featuring the use of hyperbaric oxygen treatment, The Plain Dealer quotes Dr. Joseph Sopko, a pulmonologist and chairman of the department of medicine at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland, regarding the hospital’s introduction of the service in the community. St. Vincent Charity Medical Center installed its hyperbaric oxygen chambers in 1993, when no other hospital in the city had one. Today, St. Vincent Charity medical Center, which is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, is the only Cleveland-area hospital that takes emergency cases 24 hours a day. More...
February 26, 2011

City of Cleveland, four major health systems to collaborate in "Healthy Cleveland" initiative

As featured in a lead story by The Plain Dealer, the city of Cleveland and the county's four main health care institutions, including the Sisters of Charity Health System, are collaboratively putting forth a new effort to help Clevelanders become more healthy and fit: More...
February 15, 2011

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland invites you to see "Beyond the Bricks"

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, is sponsoring a public screening of the film "Beyond the Bricks," a documentary that explores and promotes solutions to the "long running crisis in American education: the low performance and dismal graduation rates of school-age Black males." The movie will be shown the evening of Feb. 21 at Cuyahoga Community College, along with a question and answer session with the director Derek Koen and Dr. Ivory Toldson, author of the Breaking Barriers Report. For more information on attending the screening call 216-241-9300. Find out more about the project at www.beyondthebricksproject.com. More...
February 11, 2011

Office of Healthy Ohio honors Mercy Medical Center for healthy worksite practices

The Office of Healthy Ohio has recognized Mercy Medical Center, along with 32 other Ohio businesses, for healthy worksite practices. Healthy Ohio Business Council Chair Cynthia Crosthwaite will present the seventh-annual Healthy Ohio-Healthy Worksite awards on Friday, February 11 at 12:15 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in Dublin. The ceremony will be held during Health Action Council Ohio’s Columbus Kick Off conference that features national experts on health reform, health care systems and health benefits including Roger C. Merrill, M.D. of Perdue Farms Incorporated. More...
January 28, 2011

January 2011 e-newsletter shares good news of ministries

The January 2011 edition of the Sisters of Charity Health System’s e-newsletter features stories on fourth quarter grants from our three foundations, the creation of a new ministry to support independent physicians, and more. More...
January 19, 2011

Congresswoman keynotes event at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Clevelanders celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 17, 2011, at a St. Vincent Charity Medical Center event that featured 11th District Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, who is Ohio’s only black member of Congress.  More...
January 17, 2011

Sisters of Charity Health System reserves space at Cleveland Medical Mart

On January 14, the Cleveland Medical Mart and Convention Center held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate an important step toward becoming the first comprehensive marketplace to combine permanent showrooms, a Class-A exhibition hall and state-of-the-art conference facilities tailored to the needs of the medical marketplace. When the facility opens in 2013, the Sisters of Charity Health System plans to be an important part of this showcase of our region’s bright future in health care innovation, education and commerce. More...

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