October 29, 2013

Light of Hearts Villa receives $25,000 over 12 years from longtime supporter’s annual charity golf outing

Chuck St. John, a longtime supporter of Light of Hearts Villa, has raised $25,000 over 12 years for the facility through his annual Stupjansky-Virag Paprikash Open golf outing. This year’s September golf outing had a record 80 golfers and raised $1,250, which St. John matched with a $1,250 donation to present Light of Hearts Villa with a check for $2,500. [More]
October 29, 2013

VIDEO: Regina Health Center celebrates 20 years of providing compassionate care

In 2013, Regina Health Center celebrates 20 years of providing compassionate and holistic health care services to aging religious and lay people in a faith-based environment. Learn the history and see Regina Health Center’s courage, compassion and quality in action in this brief video: http://youtu.be/UqfHJEiwQlM. [More]
October 28, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Providence Hospitals and St. John Medical Center score high in patient safety

Three Sisters of Charity Health System hospitals achieved high marks in the latest Hospital Safety Score update from The Leapfrog Group. The Hospital Safety Score assigns A, B, C, D and F grades to more than 2,500 hospitals in the United States based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents and infections. Within the Sisters of Charity Health System, St. John Medical Center received an “A,” St. Vincent Charity Medical Center received a "B" and Providence Hospitals received “B” in the fall 2013 update from Leapfrog. [More]
October 25, 2013

The Plain Dealer provides look at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center patient’s knee surgery and recovery

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is working with The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com on an ongoing story about knee replacement surgery. [More]
October 22, 2013

Mercy Medical Center hosts medication take-back event October 26

As part of the hospital’s ongoing green efforts, Mercy Medical Center will again offer a free medication take-back day Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on its main campus. Residents of Stark and surrounding counties can bring any unwanted, unused and expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications to the take-back event. [More]
October 22, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System applauds Controlling Board approval of Medicaid extension

The Sisters of Charity Health System applauds Ohio Governor John Kasich and the Controlling Board for yesterday's decision to approve the release of federal funds for Medicaid extension in Ohio. This decision extends Medicaid to more than 275,000 uninsured Ohioans, who will gain access to health care coverage on January 1, 2014. [More]
October 15, 2013

Gardeners of Greater Cleveland lend green thumbs to Joseph’s Home to install and maintain therapeutic garden

Joseph’s Home residents have received untold health benefits from a therapeutic garden planned and installed by the Gardeners of Greater Cleveland from 2008 to 2009. Since helping install the garden, volunteer Bob Rensel returns to Joseph’s Home throughout the year to tend to plants and consult with Joseph’s Home staff and residents about how to care for all landscaping and gardening around the building. [More]
October 11, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton provides funds for community garden grants

Live Well Stark County, a volunteer group of community leaders, recently awarded five grants of up to $4,000 for the creation or expansion of community garden and nutrition education programs for low-income Stark County residents. Grant funds were provided by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton. [More]
October 9, 2013

Mercy Medical Center hosts author and inspirational speaker Matt Cavallo Oct. 14

In support of those who have experienced the life-changing effects of a major chronic illness, Mercy Medical Center has invited author and speaker Matt Cavallo to share his inspiring story Oct. 14 of survival and success after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. [More]
October 4, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland grant funds wellness program Oct. 16-17 for women religious, and men and women in Catholic ministry

Women of religious communities, and men and women in ministry in the Diocese of Cleveland, are invited to a two-day event October 16-17 at Ursuline College to explore wellness, wholeness and holiness together. [More]

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