April 9, 2014

Regina Health Center to participate in national quality study

Regina Health Center is one of 251 nursing homes in the United States selected to participate in a project designed to evaluate the INTERACT quality improvement program. INTERACT (Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers) is recommended by the federal government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve the care of nursing home residents. [More]
April 8, 2014

Mercy Medical Center and Canton Symphony Orchestra collaborate

Mercy Medical Center is partnering with the Canton Symphony Orchestra on “Musical Moments,” an initiative that brings music into the health care setting to promote healing, tranquility and overall well-being. Musical Moments will feature a series of 24 unique and stylistically tailored performances, each 45 minutes in length, by orchestra musicians in Mercy’s public and patient care areas. [More]
March 26, 2014

Sister of Charity Health System and MetroHealth remind Clevelanders about deadline for Health Insurance Marketplace

Today, volunteers the Sister of Charity Health System visited lunch-time crowds at the historic Westside Market in Cleveland, Ohio, to help make sure people know about affordable health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. The outreach effort was a last-minute push to raise awareness about the March 31 open enrollment deadline for coverage starting in 2014 through the Health Insurance Marketplace. At the Westside Market, the Sisters of Charity Health System volunteers were joined by friends from the MetroHealth System in handing out free bottles of water wrapped with information driving people to HealthCare.gov. [More]
March 21, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helps give kids a smile

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton helped promote the recent Give Kids a Smile Day at five Canton City elementary schools, with foundation Care Coordinator Danielle Bunner dressing as the tooth fairy to spread the word about good oral health. She asked students to pledge to brush their teeth for two minutes twice a day, and handed out “two-minute pledge” kits containing oral health supplies and books. [More]
March 20, 2014

CMSD, Promise Neighborhood and others partner to increase preschool enrollment

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District announced plans at a March 11 press conference at Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood school Marion-Sterling Elementary to increase investments in early learning. The plan, known as PreK4CLE, has a goal to place 2,000 more 4-year-olds into quality preschool in Cleveland within the next two years, up from 1,200 today. [More]
March 18, 2014

Mercy Dental Clinic receives high marks from patients and dental residents

The Mercy Dental Clinic at Mercy Medical Center received high marks from patients and dental residents in a recently released report from independent evaluator Dr. Catherine Demko. Dr. Demko compiled and analyzed data on the impact of both the dental clinic and the Mercy General Practice Residency in Dentistry program.
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March 17, 2014

Three additional Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood schools named investment schools

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District has added 10 more schools to its list of “investment schools,” including three schools in the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. The 10 new schools join 13 other Cleveland schools that receive intensive help to turn around their academic results. [More]
March 14, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center provides free foot care at Homeless Stand Down

Medical residents and their directors from the podiatry department at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center volunteered their time and expertise at the 2014 Homeless Stand Down event in January in Cleveland. The caregivers provided foot and ankle screenings for more than 115 patients at the event. [More]
March 11, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center hosts live online Q&A with cardiologist

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently invited the public to participate in a live online conversation about heart health with Dr. Michael Koch, a board-certified cardiologist. The question-and-answer event took place on the hospital’s website and Facebook page, where people connected directly with Dr. Koch.
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March 7, 2014

U.S. News & World Report recognizes Regina Health Center among best nursing homes

U.S. News and World Report again named Regina Health Center among the best nursing homes in the country with its highest overall rating of five stars. Regina Health Center also received the highest five-star rating for quality measures. [More]

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