March 30, 2017

Health care and community leaders welcome new SCHS president & CEO at GCHI event

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio medical and community leaders recently gathered at the Global Center for Health Innovation to welcome Thomas J. Strauss as president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. More than 300 community and industry leaders gathered for the event, which featured a keynote from Tom, as well as remarks from Sister Judith Ann Karam CSA, congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine; Robert Spangler M.D., board chair of the Sisters of Charity Health System; and Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. [More]
March 29, 2017

St. Vincent Charity receives $200,000 grant for resilient youth project

The Resilient Youth Project will enroll 20 youth ages 13-15 years from the neighborhood in work and activities designed to teach both life and job skills, as well as promote education and community impact, all while earning a small stipend. A dedicated employee from St. Vincent Charity will oversee the Resilient Youth Project. [More]
March 23, 2017

Sisters of Charity Health System continues to oppose proposed House GOP ACA repeal bill and Medicaid cuts

The House is scheduled to vote March 23 on legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The American Health Care Act would impose major structural changes and funding limits to the Medicaid program, disrupting coverage for some of our nation's most vulnerable populations. The legislation also would replace current subsidies for coverage under the ACA with tax credits that will disproportionately exclude the poor, the sick and older Americans from affordable coverage. Because of these reasons and more, the Sisters of Charity Health System is strongly opposed to this ACA “Repeal and Replace” legislation [More]
March 10, 2017

Sisters of Charity Health System opposes proposed House GOP ACA repeal bill and Medicaid cuts

The Sisters of Charity Health System is strongly opposed to the House GOP’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) “Repeal and Replace” legislation that asks the low-income and most vulnerable in our country to bear the brunt of the cuts to our health care system. In addition to moving away from an effective coverage expansion that has provided health care to more than 20 million working people, this proposal would also take many backward steps in the continual effort to improve our health care system. [More]
March 3, 2017

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recognizes bariatric patient’s story

Last year, Michelle Sparacino was able to celebrate her success in losing 170 pounds at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s My New Life Celebration—an annual recognition event for patients who are at least one year out from bariatric surgery. Her story was featured in an article that ran in the hospital’s online monthly newsletter. [More]
February 24, 2017

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center awarded chest pain certification from The Joint Commission

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Chest Pain Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care. [More]
February 20, 2017

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Rosary Hall leader featured on WKSU series “Opiods: Turning the Tide in the Crisis”

In a recent installment of its series, “Opioids: Turning the Tide in the Crisis,” WKSU interviewed Ted Parrin, M.D., associate medical director of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Rosary Hall and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center medical resident Elliot Schwartz, M.D., about the role pain management has played in the deadly epidemic and how it is changing the way medical students are being taught. [More]
February 14, 2017

Sen. Brown visits St. Vincent Charity Medical Center to learn about work to combat opioid epidemic

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown visited St. Vincent Charity Medical Center February 6 to learn more about the hospital`s approach to treating opioid addiction. He hosted a roundtable with addiction treatment medical professionals and met with patients from Rosary Hall. [More]
February 8, 2017

Crain’s names St. Vincent Charity Medical Center surgeon one of “five to watch in health care”

Crain’s Cleveland Business named Michael Canales, D.P.M., a foot and ankle surgeon at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, to its “five to watch in health care” list in Northeast Ohio. [More]
January 27, 2017

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center provides drug and alcohol impact statistics

As part of National Drug and Alcohol Facts week, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center provided statistics about the impact of drug and alcohol addiction in the recent issue of its monthly online radiant newsletter. [More]

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