October 11, 2017

Catholic Diocese of Cleveland: Fall Fest draws a crowd to Light of Hearts Villa

Fall Fest is the largest annual fundraiser for Light of Hearts Villa and is a celebration of the ministry’s mission as residents, families, friends and staff come together to raise money to benefit the Sr. Helen Scasny,SC Benevolent Fund, which provides for those residents who outlive their financial resources. This year’s Fall Fest was October 8 and the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland published a story about the event on its website. [More]
October 7, 2017

St. Vincent Charity surgeon awarded Young Physician Professional Achievement Award

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center foot and ankle surgeon Michael Canales, D.P.M., was recently recognized for his contributions to the development of podiatric medicine with the Young Physician Professional Achievement Award by Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. [More]
October 2, 2017

Mercy Development Foundation awards highest honor

During the recent Mercy Development Foundation Founders Day Donor Recognition event, the foundation awarded patient Rhonda Griffin and her husband Perry its highest honor—the St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service. The annual award recognizes individuals whose leadership and vision have impacted and helped transform Mercy Medical Center. [More]
September 28, 2017

Index-Journal: Healthy Learners Spelling Bee draws record crowd

Adults from Greenwood, South Carolina, displayed their spelling skills at the third annual Greenwood Friends of Healthy Learners Spelling Bee September 26. The event raised more than $30,000 for the Healthy Learners Greenwood program. [More]
September 22, 2017

South Carolina fatherhood program awarded $661,200 grant for a healthy Greenville

The Upstate Fatherhood Coalition, which is a program of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, has been awarded a $661,200 grant from Greenville Health System. The funds will be used over the next three years to implement a comprehensive health component designed to improve health outcomes and lifestyle choices of low-income, non-custodial fathers and their children. [More]
September 21, 2017

Sisters of Charity Health System statement on Graham-Cassidy Legislation on Health Care Reform

The Sisters of Charity Health System believes families and communities are stronger when everyone has access to quality, affordable health care. Like many in the health care provider community, we stand in opposition to this new Graham-Cassidy repeal and replace legislation. Instead, we support bipartisan efforts to improve our health care system focusing on insurance market stabilization, affordability, and coverage access and expansion. [More]
September 20, 2017

Sisters of Charity statement on proposed Medicaid DSH payment cuts

Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payment cuts go into effect on October 1 if no action is taken by Congress. The Sisters of Charity Health System joins the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) in our belief that Congress should repeal the Medicaid DSH reductions. [More]
September 15, 2017

The Plain Dealer: 28-year-old Berea mother finds "new normal" after opioid addiction

Brittany Schartz, a former patient of Rosary Hall, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's detoxification unit, has been sober for a little more than two years and still fights each day to stay that way. She is giving back by meeting with current patients. The Plain Dealer published a story about her journey overcoming an opioid addiction and her work at Rosary Hall. [More]
September 8, 2017

Mercy Medical Center presents local EMS with STEMI Cup award

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation dinner for local emergency medical squads (EMS). As part of the evening’s activities, Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to Tri-County Joint Ambulance District and MedFlight of Ohio for achieving the best door to balloon (D2B) angioplasty time for the first half of 2017. [More]
September 8, 2017

Sisters of Charity statement on administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program

The Sisters of Charity Health System joins the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) president, vice president and committee chairmen in denouncing the administration's decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and strongly urges Congress to find a legislative solution. [More]

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