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]
March 2, 2017

Mercy Medical Center marketing employee recognized for excellence

Jennifer Michelle Stranger, Mercy Medical Center marketing representative, earned the “2017 Achievements in Excellence Award” from the National Sales & Marketing Executives (NSME) Akron/Canton chapter at an awards dinner February 28 in Akron. [More]
February 28, 2017

Mercy program educates middle school girls about health issues

Mercy Medical Center and the Canton City Schools started the Well Women Healthy & Strong program last year to educate middle school girls about health issues that affect them. The program recently hosted a lunch for middle school students to discuss the topic of opioid addiction in Stark County. [More]
February 27, 2017

Students think big with Mercy Medical Center surgery robot project

Mercy Medical Center has been the incubator for sixth grade robotics club members to come up with new ideas for the robotic surgery industry. Their work has involved speeding the transfer of medical documentation between the hospital's surgery robot and its electronic health record. [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]

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