September 26, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center to host 150th anniversary mass

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center concludes its yearlong 150th anniversary celebration with Mass at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Sunday, September 27th at 3 p.m. Mass is open to all and will be celebrated by the Most Reverend Richard G. Lennon, Bishop of Cleveland. [More]
August 12, 2015

Cleveland Leadership Center selects health system employees for leadership programs

The Cleveland Leadership Center has selected Shannon Fogarty Jerse, deputy general counsel for the Sisters of Charity Health System and general counsel to St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, to participate in the Leadership Cleveland class of 2016. The center also selected Rebecca Gallant, director of communications for the health system, to participate in the Cleveland Bridge Builders class of 2016. [More]
August 7, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center evolves with the neighborhood around it

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and its surrounding neighborhood continue to evolve, which David Perse, M.D., president and CEO of St. Vincent Charity, wrote about in a recent blog post. [More]
July 24, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center celebrates Christmas in July at women’s shelter

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center celebrated the holiday season early with a Christmas in July event July 22 at the Norma Herr Women’s Shelter. A group of caregivers traveled to the shelter to deliver gifts and enjoy an evening with residents at the shelter. [More]
July 6, 2015

Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA honored at Alcoholic Anonymous International Assembly

More than 85,000 people gathered July 2nd – 5th, at the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) International Assembly in Atlanta. There, Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, accepted the 35 millionth copy of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous on behalf of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine in memory of Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, who was commonly referred to as the “angel of Alcoholics Anonymous.” The convention marked AA’s 80th anniversary. [More]
May 22, 2015

Director of St. Vincent Charity psychiatric emergency department named mental health professional of the year

The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board of Cuyahoga County presented a number of awards at its May 18 annual meeting, including naming Leslie Koblentz, M.D., the mental health professional of the year. Dr. Koblentz is the director of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's psychiatric emergency department. [More]
May 18, 2015

St. Vincent Charity launches anniversary initiative with spring clean up

More than 50 of caregivers from St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and their families gathered May 3rd to give back to the neighborhood around the hospital at a spring clean up event. Efforts included planting, painting, general grounds keeping and trash pickup. The community rejuvenation was the first event in St. Vincent’s 150 for our 150th community initiative. [More]
May 13, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Joseph’s Home receive CVS Health community grants

CVS Health recently provided community grants to both St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Joseph’s Home to help increase access to quality health care services and improve health outcomes. St. Vincent Charity received a $10,000 grant to support its diabetes education program. Joseph’s Home received a $5,000 grant to help provide nursing care to its acutely ill homeless residents. [More]
May 11, 2015

Center for Health Affairs forum focuses on safety for health care employees

Preparing for, trying to prevent and responding to violence occurring at the hands of patients receiving care in emergency departments has increasingly become a concern for the health care community. To raise awareness for the issue and start a conversation about how to address it in Northeast Ohio, the “Mary Ann Jerse-O’Connor Community Forum: Healthcare Workers Protecting Each Other” is Friday, May 22. [More]
May 7, 2015

Bestselling author to speak about mental health issues at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is hosting New York Times bestselling author Regina Brett Tuesday, May 12 at 2 p.m. at an event open to the community to raise awareness of the warning signs and challenges of dealing with mental health issues. Brett will talk about her new book, God is Always Hiring, and about finding mission in life. [More]

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