December 16, 2015

Mercy one of four U.S. hospitals to earn 7th consecutive ENERGY STAR® Certification

Mercy Medical Center is one of only three hospitals to earn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR certification for the seventh consecutive year. The certification signifies that Mercy’s main hospital campus performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. [More]
December 16, 2015

Sister Judith Ann Karam: Through its 'culture of care,' ministry supports Pope Francis' call for change

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA recently penned the following reflection about Pope Francis and his visit to the United States, which was published in the December 15 issue of Catholic Health World. Sister Judith Ann attended the Pope’s visit at the White House as part of her role as board chair of the Catholic Health Association of the United States. Sister Judith Ann is also congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and chair of the public juridic person of the Sisters of Charity Health System. [More]
December 14, 2015

Canton families experience spirit of Mercy Medical Center at Christmas open house

Patients, their families and other residents of Northeast Canton experienced an early Christmas celebration at a community open house in early December at Mercy Medical Center at St. Paul Square. [More]
December 11, 2015

Joseph’s Home navigates changing landscape of homeless services

Joseph’s Home is a unique ministry in Cleveland dedicated to helping homeless men heal after hospital stays and further achieve their journeys to independence. The latest issue of the "Joseph’s Journey" newsletter shares the story of Mr. Benz, who stabilized his health while at Joseph’s Home after multiple surgeries and regained his strength to live independently in his own apartment. [More]
December 10, 2015

Healthy Learners spotlights positive outcomes and personal stories

Healthy Learners is devoted to removing children's health barriers to learning with love and compassion, which is evident in the number of children it serves and the personal stories those children have to tell. The latest issue of the "Healthy Insights from Healthy Learners" newsletter highlights the numbers behind the services Healthy Learners provides and features a story about one child who was helped tremendously by a new pair of glasses. [More]
December 9, 2015

Mercy ANGELs celebrate 10-year anniversary of spreading breast care message to minorities

Mercy Medical Center’s ANGEL (African American Women Nurturing and Giving Each Other Life) Network recently celebrated 10 years of working to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths among Canton-area African-American women through early-detection programs, screening access and breast health education. [More]
December 7, 2015

Dr. Robert Spangler elected board chair of the Sisters of Charity Health System

Robert T. Spangler, M.D., a general surgeon recently retired from Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio, has been elected chairman of the board of directors of the Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS), one of several leading Catholic health care systems in the country. Dr. Spangler has served on the board since 2011 and is a member of the public juridic person that provides oversight of the system’s Catholic identity. Dr. Spangler succeeds Roger Mann, who served as board chair for the past three years. [More]
December 3, 2015

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $50,000 to 20 Caritas grantees

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded $50,000 to 20 grantees in the fall cycle of Caritas grant funding. The purpose of the Caritas Grants program is to provide support to organizations dealing with situational poverty or crisis poverty. [More]
November 23, 2015

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland lifts up women and children in poverty through $1.3M in outreach and grants

To help improve the lives of families, women and children living in poverty, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has invested $1.3 million in related grants and outreach in the period from June 2014 to today. This includes a new commitment announced today of $300,000 to help reduce the infant mortality rate in Cleveland. [More]
November 22, 2015

Sisters of Charity Health System announces new executive director for Joseph’s Home

The boards and leadership of the Sisters of Charity Health System and Joseph’s Home have named Christine Horne as the next executive director of Joseph’s Home. Horne has more than 20 years of experience and leadership in Catholic ministry, serving in a variety of roles at Catholic Charities Corporation. [More]

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