June 11, 2013

St. John Medical Center commemorates grand opening of entrance and patient care areas with new video

Following a yearlong renovation, St. John Medical Center opened and blessed its new two-story main entrance in April. To commemorate the historic occasion, St. John Medical Center created a 4-minute video from the grand opening and blessing ceremony. [More]
June 7, 2013

Mercy Service League raises $200,000 for Mercy Medical Center Emergency Department

The Mercy Service League recently held its annual year-end banquet where officers presented a $200,000 check to Mercy Medical Center – the result of 2012–2013 fundraising efforts. Since 2009, Mercy Service League has raised $752,000 for the emergency department expansion and renovation project. [More]
June 6, 2013

Regina Health Center named one of Best Nursing Homes in the country by U.S. News & World Report

Regina Health Center has been named one of the best nursing homes in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The center has also maintained the highest Five-Star Quality Rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), which is a rating only 14 percent of all nursing homes in Ohio received. Both recognitions underscore Regina Health Center’s commitment to being a high-quality provider of compassionate and holistic health care services for religious and lay people needing short-term rehabilitation, assisted living, respite care or residential nursing care. [More]
June 5, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton president appointed to Ohio Early Childhood Advisory Council and selected to participate in the Clinton Global Initiative on Early Childhood

Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton President Joni T. Close as the chairperson of the Early Childhood Advisory Council. Close was also selected to participate in the Clinton Global Initiative on Early Childhood. She was one of only 70 people nationwide chosen to participate in the initiative. [More]
May 29, 2013

Providence Heart & Vascular Institute earns highest quality rating for 13th consecutive period

Providence Heart & Vascular Institute has, for the 13th consecutive rating period, received the highest quality rating of “3 stars” from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). This rating is based on empirical clinical information and exhibits the institute’s long-standing reputation of providing high quality outcomes. [More]
May 23, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System Announces Leadership Transition

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 receives American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline Gold Quality Achievement Award for Heart Attack Care

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 15, 2013

Center Provides Education, Empowerment for Entire Family

Daniela’s first introduction to the Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) was nearly two years ago after she took an offsite parenting class called “Incredible Years for Parents.” Little did she know just how incredible her future ECRC experience would be. [More]
May 14, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland sponsors Carson Scholars Award for Central Neighborhood student

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

Mercy Medical Center honors five nurses with clinical excellence awards

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]

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