July 1, 2013

Mark Yantek named executive director of Regina Health Center

The boards and leadership of the Sisters of Charity Health System and Regina Health Center, a high-quality elder care facility in Richfield, Ohio, have named Mark Yantek as the next executive director of Regina Health Center. This follows the recent retirement announcement of the facility’s current executive director, Brian Flannery, who has been in that role since 1995. [More]
June 26, 2013

Video: Ready, get set, enroll!

More than 48 million Americans lack health insurance, and that's about to change. Learn more through this great video from the Catholic Health Association: "Ready, get set, enroll!" [More]
June 20, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System shares video annual report to the community

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, recently hosted a series of presentations on the state of the Sisters of Charity Health System. Hundreds of board members, leaders, caregivers, employees and friends of the health system and its ministries participated in the events, which were held in Cleveland and Canton, Ohio, and Columbia, South Carolina. As featured in a 5-minute video, the presentations highlighted the collective accomplishments in the past year of the health system and its family of ministries, which includes five acute care Catholic hospitals, two elder care facilities, three grantmaking foundations and six outreach organizations. [More]
June 17, 2013

Orlando Alvarez re-elected to Centricity Healthcare User Group’s Board of Directors

Orlando L. Alvarez Jr., senior vice president for strategy and business development for the Sisters of Charity Health System and CEO of Independent Physician Solutions, has been re-elected to the Board of Directors of General Electric’s Centricity Healthcare User Group (CHUG). [More]
June 13, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System’s Orlando Alvarez presents at national medical symposium

On Wednesday, Orlando Alvarez, Jr., senior vice president, strategy and business development for the Sisters of Charity Health System, presented at the national MedAxiom Cardiovascular Service Symposium 2013 in Atlanta. [More]
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 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]

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