May 23, 2013
The Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, which is the founding religious community of the Sisters of Charity Health System, recently elected Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA to the position of congregational leader. Sister Judith Ann has announced her resignation as the Sisters of Charity Health System’s president and CEO, effective July 26. In light of her role as congregational leader, Sister Judith Ann will assume the role of chair of the Public Juridic Person of Pontifical Right (PJP) of the Sisters of Charity Health System. The PJP is the health system’s Catholic sponsor. Sister Judith Ann will also serve as a member of the Sisters of Charity Health System Board of Directors. Additionally, she will continue her participation on the Catholic Health Association of the United States of America Board of Directors, among many other national and local health and human service leadership commitments. [More]
May 15, 2013
Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® Gold Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mercy Medical Center’s commitment and success in implementing the highest standard of care for heart attack patients. [More]
May 14, 2013
Sherrell Adams, an eighth grade student at Carl & Louis Stokes Academy, which is a Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood partner school, has won a Carson Scholars Award and a $1,000 college scholarship. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, sponsored the award for a student at Carl & Louis Stokes Academy.
Last year, the foundation sponsored awards for the other two Promise partner schools. One student at Marion-Sterling and one at George Washington Carver received awards. Students must be high academic achievers and must have a commitment to their community to be considered for the award.
Read Sherrell's essay she submitted about the death of her father from gun violence. Sherrell received a medal at the awards banquet in Pittsburgh and her school received a school trophy.
Pictured are Sherrell and Dr. Ben Carson
May 13, 2013
In recognition of National Nurses Week (May 6 – 12), Mercy Medical Center honored five of its clinical staff members with Nursing Excellence Awards, which were presented during Mercy’s annual Clinical Excellence Luncheon May 8. [More]
May 10, 2013
Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood partner school, Carl & Louis Stokes Central Academy, is in the first group of schools to be chosen by the Cleveland Metropolitan School District as an "investment school." The school will see a mix of more class time, new principals, new teachers, retrained teachers and special attention to the weakest areas of the school and the greatest needs of its students [More]
May 9, 2013
Mercy Medical Center’s Palliative Care team is receiving a national award in June for quality in palliative care at the annual meeting of the Supportive Care Coalition: Advancing Excellence in Palliative Care. The work of Mercy’s Palliative Care team is highlighted in an article about Supportive Care Coalition awards in the May 1 issue of Catholic Health World. [More]
May 7, 2013
St. John Medical Center physicians David L. Tolentino, DO, and Gregory P. Bloxdorf, DO, have been nominated by the Ohio Osteopathic Association (OOA) for its Mentor of the Year Award. As award nominees, Dr. Tolentino and Dr. Bloxdorf will be inaugurated into the new OOA Hall of Fame. [More]
May 6, 2013
Mercy Medical Center has named David D. Cemate, FACHE, its new senior vice president and chief operating officer (COO) effective April 30. Tom Cecconi, Mercy president and CEO, believes Cemate’s passion for hospital operation and focus on customer service will be a great benefit to Mercy during a new era of health-care reform. [More]
May 1, 2013
The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) launched a unique Hispanic Outreach Program in September 2012. The program provides Hispanic American children with kindergarten readiness skills through weekly sessions while their parents learn English as a Second Language (ESL) at the same time through a unique collaboration with the Canton City Schools. [More]
May 1, 2013
Today in Columbus, Ohio, Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, delivered the testimony to the Ohio Senate Medicaid Finance Subcommittee. [More]