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]
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]

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