December 14, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center patient story chosen by Ohio Hospital Association to illustrate community benefit

The Ohio Hospital Association chose a story from the St. Vincent Charity Medical Center 2015 Community Benefit Report to illustrate community benefit in Cuyahoga County. The story appears in materials prepared by the association. [More]
December 13, 2016

Light of Hearts Villa featured in Northeast Ohio Catholic magazine

Light of Hearts Villa is featured in the November/December issue of "Northeast Ohio Catholic"—the magazine of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. The article highlights the extensive angel display at Light of Hearts Villa, which is on exhibit daily during December and January. [More]
November 30, 2016

Mercy Medical Center receives heart failure reaccreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

Mercy Medical Center Heart Center recently received full heart failure reaccreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. [More]
November 22, 2016

Light of Hearts Villa caregiver receives Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging award

Light of Hearts Villa caregiver, Jackie Raines, STNA, received the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging (WRAAA) Para-Professional Award November 16 for her outstanding service to the residents of Light of Hearts Villa. [More]
November 21, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Cleveland State University collaboration profiled in Fresh Water e-magazine

In October, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Cleveland State University (CSU) announced a collaboration to support and expand on the existing academic and medical hub in Cleveland’s Campus District. Weekly e-magazine Fresh Water Cleveland wrote about the collaboration in a recent issue. [More]
November 11, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center performs rare spine surgery to treat uncommon condition

Spondyloptosis is an uncommon condition, which means not many surgeons have experience in treating it. Lou Keppler, M.D., co-director the Spine and Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, is one of few surgeons who have experience performing the procedure done to treat the condition. Dr. Keppler performed the complicated procedure on a Cleveland-area woman, who has since made a strong recovery. [More]
November 8, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center uses art therapy to help treat mental health and addiction issues

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is exploring new methods to treat patients with mental health and addiction issues, including using art therapy for patients to express feelings in a new way. [More]
October 27, 2016

Mercy Medical Center anchors Invest Health initiative in low-income Canton neighborhood

Mercy Medical Center is serving as the anchor institution in Canton's Southeast neighborhood for the national Invest Health initiative, which is working to transform the way leaders of mid-sized American cities approach improvement and redevelopment projects in low-income areas. [More]
October 18, 2016

St. Vincent Charity hosts Caritas fundraising event; honors four individuals

For the past 30 years, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center hosted its premier fundraising event, known as Pizzazz. The hospital hosted the event in October with 500 people attending, but with a new name—Caritas—which is Latin for love of all people. The event celebrated St. Vincent Charity’s important role in Cleveland with a night of entertainment and awards, highlighting several people who personify the mission and values of the hospital. [More]
October 18, 2016

Mercy Medical Center receives $920,000 grant for program to assist victims of sexual assault and domestic violence

Mercy Medical Center is a recipient of the 2017 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant award in the amount of $920,435.76 from the Crime Victims Section of the Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. This amount is in addition to Mercy’s 2016 VOCA grant of $413,392. These funds will allow for Mercy Medical Center’s HAVEN (Healing After Violent Encounters Network) Program to expand from an on-call response to an in-house department to better serve victims of assault visiting Mercy Emergency Department. [More]

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