July 18, 2013

With support from Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, community agencies increase efficiency and services

Basic aid and emergency assistance providers like Goodwill Industries can attest to the steady need for food, clothing, and shelter for individuals in Stark County. After many years of discussion and debate in the community, a formal group of nonprofits (including the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton) began meeting in October 2009 to improve the efficiency of providing emergency assistance to individuals in Stark County. [More]
July 16, 2013

Two Sisters of Charity hospitals ranked among best in state and specialties by U.S. News and World Report

Released today, U.S. News and World Report’s coveted annual “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2013-2014 recognize two hospitals of the Sisters of Charity Health System – Mercy Medical Center and St. John Medical Center – as being among the best in Ohio, and as delivering “high performance” care in multiple specialties. [More]
July 15, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $628,700 in grants during first half of 2013

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awarded more than $628,000 in grants to 11 organizations in the Canton area during the first and second quarters of 2013 to address the needs of the poor and underserved in the community. [More]
July 12, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center earns Blue Distinction in spine surgery

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is one of only two facilities in the Cleveland area to be designated a Blue Distinction Center in spine surgery by the BlueCross BlueShield Association. [More]
July 9, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton supports Olweus Bullying Prevention Program at Stark County schools

In recent years, the impact of bullying has become more understood and widely publicized. The Stark County Educational Service Center and Stark County parochial schools found the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton committed $89,460 over three years to help the educational service center and the parochial schools implement the Olweus Program. [More]
July 9, 2013

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center provides advanced wound care in renovated wound center

Wound care has become a growing issue over the past decade across a wide spectrum of specialties. To meet growing demand for wound care, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently renovated and expanded the Wound Center at St. Vincent Charity, including adding new state-of-art hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers. [More]
July 8, 2013

Supported by Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Mercy Dental Clinic serves patients with special needs

Established in 2007, the Dental Clinic at Mercy Medical Center is part of the hospital’s mission of providing high-quality, compassionate and accessible care for the whole person. When the clinic needed a specially designed chair to treat special needs patients, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton was able to help. [More]
July 3, 2013

SPARK Ohio celebrates a milestone with continued expansion and state recognition

This year marks the 10-year anniversary of SPARK Ohio, a highly effective, family-focused intervention program that helps get children ready for kindergarten. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton’s collaborations with schools and community partners have led to a combined $13 million investment, which has helped more than 3,500 Ohio families to date. [More]
July 2, 2013

St. John Medical Center Festival of the Arts celebrates 20 years July 12-14

Now 20 years strong, the St. John Medical Center Festival of the Arts will bring more than 200 fine artists and craftspeople from across the country to Westlake July 12-14. [More]
July 1, 2013

North America’s first Sysmex XN-9000 goes live at Mercy Medical Center for faster diabetes testing

Mercy Medical Center recently implemented advanced clinical laboratory diagnostics technology for conducting on-demand, Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) diabetes testing, as well as analysis of important red blood cell, white blood cell and platelet counts. The new system enables the hospital to provide faster, more accurate lab results for physicians and their patients, which can improve treatment decisions. [More]

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