October 7, 2014

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Statement

With the confirmed diagnosis of Ebola in a patient in Texas who recently traveled from Liberia, the disease has been in the news a lot lately. While it is still a rare disease, Ebola is a severe, often fatal disease in humans. That is why our hospitals are taking proactive precautions to protect patients and caregivers in our facilities from this disease. [More]
September 25, 2014

Health System CEO joins other top health executives to discuss the state of the health care industry

Terrence Kessler, president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, joined four other Northeast Ohio health system leaders in a panel discussion about the current and future states of the health care industry at a recent half-day health care forum in Cleveland. [More]
July 15, 2014

U.S. News and World Report notes two Sisters of Charity hospitals among best in regional and specialty rankings

Released today, U.S. News and World Report’s coveted annual Best Hospitals rankings for 2014-2015 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]
June 9, 2014

Central Neighborhood Clinic in Cleveland receives $1 million grant

The Center for Health Affairs Foundation for Health Excellence will award $1 million in grant funding to support the capital and operating needs of Care Alliance’s Central Neighborhood Clinic in Cleveland. The grant was made possible through the support of the center’s member hospitals and health systems, which include the Sisters of Charity Health System. [More]
April 22, 2014

Sisters of Charity Health System sponsors City Club forum on education transformation

The Sisters of Charity Health System supported a recent forum about education transformation at The City Club of Cleveland with Professor David Kirp from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkley. Susanna Krey, senior vice president for foundations, outreach ministries and external affairs for the health system, introduced Kirp to the audience. [More]
April 21, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center welcomes vice president of mission and ministry

After nearly 12 years of accomplished service as the vice president of mission and ministry at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Sister Mary Ann Mozser, CPPS, has retired. Today, Sister Mary Ann continues her lifetime of service to others by volunteering to oversee the many volunteers at the Catholic hospital. Sister Miriam Erb, CSA has assumed the role of vice president of mission and ministry at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. [More]
April 17, 2014

An Easter Blessing

A time of hope and joy, the Easter season invites us to rejoice in the many wonderful works that have been done with God’s help in the communities we serve. [More]
March 26, 2014

Sister of Charity Health System and MetroHealth remind Clevelanders about deadline for Health Insurance Marketplace

Today, volunteers the Sister of Charity Health System visited lunch-time crowds at the historic Westside Market in Cleveland, Ohio, to help make sure people know about affordable health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The outreach effort was a last-minute push to raise awareness about the March 31 open enrollment deadline for coverage starting in 2014 through the Health Insurance Marketplace. At the Westside Market, the Sisters of Charity Health System volunteers were joined by friends from the MetroHealth System in handing out free bottles of water wrapped with information driving people to HealthCare.gov. [More]
February 12, 2014

Sisters of Charity Health System promotes four executives

The Sisters of Charity Health System has promoted four leaders in various departments within the health system, which oversees five Catholic hospitals, three grantmaking foundations, two elder care facilities and six outreach organizations in Ohio and South Carolina. Joseph Purton has been named vice president, controller; Robin J. Bachman has been named vice president of government affairs and public policy; James Assenmacher has been named vice president of strategy and business development; and Andrew Motz has been named vice president, chief procurement officer. [More]
February 11, 2014

22nd Annual World Day of the Sick

February 11 is World Day of the Sick, an observation introduced by Pope John Paul II as a way for believers to offer prayers for those suffering from illnesses. The day coincides with the commemoration of Our Lady of Lourdes and is an important opportunity for those who serve in Catholic health ministry to reflect on caring for those who are sick as well as those who provide care to them. [More]