November 17, 2017

Sisters of Charity Health System statement on repeal of the ACA individual mandate

The Senate Finance Committee will soon release tax legislation that includes a repeal of the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This proposal would lead to a devastating increase of 13 million in the number of uninsured in our nation, and further destabilize the health insurance market. Please contact your senators now and ask them to oppose any legislation that includes a repeal of the individual mandate under the ACA. [More]
November 13, 2017

Joseph’s Home builds medical respite capacity with hiring of new medical director

With a gift from the Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Foundation, Joseph’s Home was able to recently hire a new medical director, which was a big step forward in building its medical respite capacity to better serve homeless men with acute medical needs who need a place to heal and achieve independence. Harikrishna C. Ponnam, M.D., from St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, began in this new part-time role October 1. [More]
November 10, 2017

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center establishes pain management clinic

In a comprehensive effort to improve patient overall health and quality of life, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has partnered with Pain Management Group to open a new center offering a balanced treatment plan to address chronic and acute pain. [More]
November 9, 2017

Catholic Health World: Ministry systems tackle transportation barriers for vulnerable patients

Transportation is too often a barrier to health. St. Vincent Charity Medical Center launched a pilot program in June offering free Uber transportation for addiction patients participating in Rosary Hall’s Intensive Outpatient Program. St. Vincent Charity and several other hospitals across the nation are featured in Catholic Health World for implementing innovative transportation programs for the most vulnerable. [More]
November 7, 2017

Regina Health Center staff discuss what it means to carry out the ministry’s mission

Regina Health Center (RHC) has the fortune of employing a staff of dedicated and caring individuals, who carry out the ministry’s mission each day. A few of them discussed what it means to work for the RHC mission in the recent issue of "The Heart of Regina Health Center" newsletter. [More]
November 6, 2017

Mercy Service League’s 2017 Harvest Ball raises funds to benefit Mercy’s Safe Caring Initiative

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League held its signature fundraising event, the 2017 Harvest Ball, October, 21 at the Canton Memorial Civic Center Auditorium. The event raised more than $240,000, with proceeds benefiting Mercy’s Safe Caring initiative—AvaSure TeleSitter, a video monitoring system for at-risk patients. [More]
October 30, 2017

Longtime supporters help keep Regina Health Center’s mission flourishing

Regina Health Center provides compassionate and holistic health care services primarily for members of religious communities, clergy and for other persons needing supportive services or residential nursing care—and its supporters are critical to fulfilling that mission. The story of two longtime supporters is included in the most recent issue of "The Heart of Regina Health Center" newsletter. [More]
October 23, 2017

Mercy Medical Center recognized for excellence with American College of Cardiology Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation

The American College of Cardiology has recognized Mercy Medical Center for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients who come to a cardiac cath lab for care. Mercy was awarded Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation based on rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who come to the cardiac cath lab. Mercy is currently the only hospital in Ohio to be recognized with this accreditation. [More]
October 20, 2017

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Legal Aid partner to improve health of addiction, psychiatric patients

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland have launched a medical legal partnership (MLP), providing free, on-site services to resolve civil legal issues that impact the overall health of addiction and psychiatric patients. St. Vincent Charity’s MLP program is the first of its kind in Ohio to focus solely on the needs of those in treatment for behavioral health and addiction diseases. [More]
October 11, 2017

Catholic Diocese of Cleveland: Fall Fest draws a crowd to Light of Hearts Villa

Fall Fest is the largest annual fundraiser for Light of Hearts Villa and is a celebration of the ministry’s mission as residents, families, friends and staff come together to raise money to benefit the Sr. Helen Scasny,SC Benevolent Fund, which provides for those residents who outlive their financial resources. This year’s Fall Fest was October 8 and the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland published a story about the event on its website. [More]

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