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]
November 21, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center presents “New Knee, New Life” to Northeast Ohio and beyond

Throughout the past several weeks, The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com have been working with St. Vincent Charity Medical Center on the series “New Knee, New Life.” The stories followed one patient’s journey through knee replacement surgery and recovery. The series began on October 25 on Cleveland.com with an introduction to the patient, John Favaloro, and his journey to get a knee replacement with Dr. Lou Keppler, co-director of the Spine and Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity. After a number of preliminary stories, the surgery took place November 19, and -- for the first time in Northeast Ohio -- participants were able to watch and interact via live video stream, Twitter and Instagram with the St. Vincent Charity Medical Center surgical team as they performed the total knee replacement. [More]
November 20, 2013

Mercy Medical Center participates in national #GivingTuesday initiative December 3

Mercy Medical Center has joined #GivingTuesday, a grassroots campaign for a national day of giving on December 3 at the start of the annual holiday season. Mercy Medical Center is participating to support Mercy’s Mission POSSIBLE campaign. [More]
November 19, 2013

New Knee, New Life: Watch live video, chat during knee replacement at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Go inside the operating room this morning at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center as 52-year-old John Favaloro undergoes knee replacement surgery. Watch live video of the surgery starting at 10:30 a.m., and follow along on Twitter, using the hashtags #newknee and #stvknee. [More]
November 18, 2013

The Plain Dealer chronicles St. Vincent Charity Medical Center patient’s knee replacement; live surgery online tomorrow Nov. 19

The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com continue chronicling the journey of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center patient John Favalaro through his knee replacement surgery. His knee surgery can be seen tomorrow, November 19, via live video feed at Cleveland.com and on Twitter. [More]

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