January 8, 2014

St. John Medical Center team brings hope to displaced Syrians

Dr. Eiad Sayed, Kristin Hoops, RN, and Nicki Vacco, RN, from St. John Medical Center (SJMC), have been leading a medical relief team to Jordan every two months. They assist the displaced in their fight to survive the civil war that plagues Syria and will be returning again in January. [More]
December 30, 2013

Mercy Medical Center one of 10 U.S. hospitals to earn fifth consecutive ENERGY STAR Award

Mercy Medical Center’s main campus recently received its fifth consecutive ENERGY STAR certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Stark County, Ohio-based facility is one of only 10 hospitals in the U.S. to receive ENERGY STAR five years in a row. [More]
December 25, 2013

A Christmas greeting from the Sisters of Charity Health System

This Christmas season, the Sisters of Charity Health System celebrates more than 162 years of hope, faith and love set into action by our founding sisters. Every day, we are inspired by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, who in 1851 began an enduring legacy of responsive ministry, creative stewardship and an ongoing quest for social justice that continues today. [More]
December 24, 2013

Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center continues to add surgeons

The Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is growing to include two surgeons—Dr. Chandra Hassan, who is director of bariatric surgery, and Dr. Craig Eyman. The center includes a multidisciplinary team of dedicated and experienced bariatric surgeons, nurses, dietitians, internists, anesthesiologists, pulmonologists, psychologists, and primary and specialty care physicians. [More]
December 20, 2013

Mercy Medical Center celebrates first anniversary of St. Paul Square

In November, Mercy Medical Center celebrated one year of caring for the residents of Northeast Canton at Mercy Medical Center St. Paul Square. The first to provide services in this designated Health Professionals Shortage Area (HPSA), St. Paul Square operates under the medical home concept of team-based health care delivery. [More]
December 20, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System Announces President and CEO

The Sisters of Charity Health System today announced the appointment of Terrence P. Kessler as president and CEO, a role he has served in an interim capacity since July 2013.

As president and CEO, Kessler oversees the health system’s five Catholic hospitals, two skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, three grantmaking foundations, and six health and human services organizations in Ohio and South Carolina. Kessler also continues his role as the health system’s general counsel, a role he assumed in June 2012. [More]
December 19, 2013

Sister Regina Kusnir from Light of Hearts Villa receives Excellence Award from Ohio Assisted Living Association

The Ohio Assisted Living Association recently awarded Sister Regina Kusnir, SC, Light of Hearts Villa’s director of pastoral and special ministries, with the 2013 Honoring Excellence Award for her dedication to caring for the elderly, sick and less fortunate. [More]
December 10, 2013

Regina Health Center celebrates 20 years of providing care and compassion with several anniversary events

Regina Health Center (RHC) celebrated 20 years of care in style with several special events for residents, supporters and caregivers during 2013, including a gala fundraising dinner in downtown Cleveland. [More]
December 6, 2013

Light of Hearts Villa deploys new Wi-Fi emergency call system to enable residents to call for help anywhere

Light of Hearts Villa is the first senior living community in the state of Ohio to deploy the AeroScout® Wi-Fi Emergency Call Solution from STANLEY Healthcare. The system enables residents to call for assistance not only from any location within the multi-story building, but also in the extensive grounds that surround Light of Hearts Villa. [More]
November 22, 2013

St. Vincent’s Center for Bariatric Surgery celebrates 14th annual graduation ceremony

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Center for Bariatric Surgery held its annual graduation ceremony in October. The celebration marked an opportunity for 66 patients to celebrate success with family and friends. [More]

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