September 26, 2013

Mercy Medical Center receives Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for total hip and knee replacement program

Mercy Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for its total joint replacement program for hips and knees. The gold seal recognizes Mercy Medical Center’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. [More]
September 25, 2013

Joseph’s Home helps residents keep their cool with new air conditioning

For Joseph’s Home residents, summer sunshine and heat often meant uncomfortable, even dangerous, conditions inside their rooms. Over the course of a month during July and August, a contractor installed necessary electrical upgrades before cooling units were installed in the walls of each room. [More]
September 24, 2013

Sister Judith Ann Karam honored with Sam Miller Goodness Award at Project Love’s annual Celebration of Goodness luncheon

Sister Judith Ann Karam, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, received the Sam Miller Goodness Award September 12 from Project Love at its annual Celebration of Goodness luncheon. Project Love also honored Governor John Kasich, and Jane and Lee Seidman. [More]
September 23, 2013

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families develops new guide to help fathers expunge criminal records

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families recently released a new “Guide to Expungement in South Carolina” to help fathers with criminal records erase an arrest or conviction from their record, which can be a barrier to obtaining employment, student loans and even housing. [More]
September 22, 2013

Fill the coverage gap for the most vulnerable workers by extending Medicaid in Ohio

Susanna Krey, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and senior vice president of foundations, outreach and external affairs at the Sisters of Charity Health System, wrote an op/ed published in The Plain Dealer on September 22, 2013, calling for lawmakers to fill the coverage gap for the most vulnerable workers by extending Medicaid in Ohio. [More]
September 18, 2013

Joseph’s Home annual benefit luncheon raises record $47,000

Perseverance in Hope: The Joseph’s Home Annual Benefit Luncheon, raised a record $47,000 through the generosity of nearly 300 supporters who gathered in June at the DoubleTree Hotel in Cleveland. The record amount was a 40 percent increase over the amount raised at the 2012 anniversary luncheon. [More]
September 17, 2013

Early Childhood Resource Center strengthens parent-child bonds with Drumming with Dads program

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) kicked off its Drumming with Dads program earlier this year to help bring parents and children closer together through drumming. The next five-week drumming series is being held later in September. [More]
September 16, 2013

Community leaders in South Carolina show support for Healthy Learners Dillon

McLeod Medical Center in Dillon, South Carolina, hosted a community meeting August 28 to gain new support and renew commitments to the continuation of the Healthy Learners Dillon program. [More]
September 13, 2013

Vote for Joseph’s Home to win $10,000 and receive part of $1 million in free advertising

Joseph’s Home needs your vote to receive part of $1 million in free advertising, editorial exposure, a share of donations and a $10,000 top prize in the Good News Giving program from Northeast Ohio Media Group. [More]
September 11, 2013

Providence Hospital Northeast designated an Aetna Institute of Quality Orthopedic Care Facility

Providence Hospital Northeast has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality Orthopedic Care Facility for total joint replacement surgery. Aetna makes information about the quality and cost of health care services available to its members to help them make informed decisions about their health care needs.
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