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...
December 28, 2010

Share a Gift of Charity

In light of the holiday season, our president and CEO, Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, recently appealed to Northeast Ohioans to join the Sisters of Charity Health System in service to the city of Cleveland and its people. Her letter, provided in full below and published in an shorter version by The Plain Dealer on December 25, encourages readers to volunteer time, resources or support to the many worthy organizations in our city that can put it to use in wonderful ways. More...
December 22, 2010

Christmastime blessings from the Sisters of Charity Health System

Dear Friends, Jesus said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.”* More...
November 18, 2010

Sisters of Charity Health System Invites Community to 12/1 Holiday Lights Event

Since 1851, the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine have been lighting the way... To celebrate this commitment of service to the Greater Cleveland community, the Sisters of Charity Health System will be hosting our first Celebration of Lights event, featuring a brief ecumenical prayer service, Hanukkah menorah and Advent candle lighting, and festive holiday lights display led by: More...
October 6, 2010

Sister Judith Ann Karam pens letter to Ohio's governor

The Center for Community Solutions in Ohio recently printed its "Dear Governor" special edition of Planning & Action and delivered it to gubernatorial candidates, as well as to members of the General Assembly. The publication features letters from Ohio residents who have an interest in seeing the state succeed and want to assist in making it a better place for all residents. More...

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