September 25, 2012

Mercy Medical Center is collection site for national Prescription Drug Take-Back initiative on Sept.29

To help prevent the misuse of prescription drugs and address the safety and health hazards of pharmaceutical waste, Mercy Medical Center is partnering with the Stark County Sheriff Department, Canton City Police Department and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to serve as a collection site for a one-day Prescription Drug “Take-Back” initiative on Saturday, September 29. [More]
September 21, 2012

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood continues work to make vibrant, thriving neighborhoods

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative is moving full speed ahead with the help of staff, partners, Central neighborhood residents and local schools while waiting for word from the U.S. Department of Education on its application for Promise Neighborhood funding. [More]
September 18, 2012

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland sponsors study on the ministry of women religious in Cleveland

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland sponsored a recent study, The Harvest of Ministry: Exploring the Ministry of Women Religious in Cleveland, to describe the unique approach of women religious and to inform others who strive to help people in poverty or with other vulnerabilities. [More]
August 22, 2012

Mercy receives American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline Accreditation and Gold Performance Award

The accreditation program – sponsored by the American Heart Association and the Society of Chest Pain Centers – recognizes centers that meet or exceed quality of care measures for people experiencing the most severe type of heart attack, ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), in which blood flow is completely blocked to a portion of the heart. Mercy Heart Center underwent numerous on-site reviews by accreditation specialists from the Society of Chest Pain Centers. [More]
August 22, 2012

Mercy Medical Center awarded three-year CARF accreditation

Mercy Medical Center has been accredited for a period of three years for its adult hospital inpatient rehabilitation and adult hospital inpatient rehabilitation stroke specialty programs by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). [More]
August 22, 2012

Representatives from Mercy Medical Center and Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton serve on Leadership Stark County board

Leadership Stark County has elected a new slate of board officers. The board includes two representatives from the ministries of the Sisters of Charity Health System: Barbara Frustaci from Mercy Medical Center and Shana Rozier from Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton. [More]
August 17, 2012

Sister Carol Keehan speaks at The City Club of Cleveland

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA and the Sisters of Charity Health System welcomed Sister Carol Keehan, DC, president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association (CHA), to speak August 17, 2012, at The City Club of Cleveland, as reported by The Plain Dealer and WKSU. [More]
August 6, 2012

New Cleveland Central Promise director to help lead, grow the initiative

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood, a local initiative focused on improving schools and educational opportunities for children from cradle to college to career, will be headed by Cleveland native Sonya Pryor-Jones. A graduate from Cleveland schools, Pryor-Jones officially started as director on June 18, and, with the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, will help grow the Promise Neighborhood initiative. [More]
August 1, 2012

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, other area hospitals improve care for patients in national program on hospital quality

Ten greater Cleveland hospitals, all members of Better Health Greater Cleveland, have completed their participation in an 18-month national program to improve the quality and safety of patient care. The effort is part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) program, a national initiative to measurably improve health care in local markets. Greater Cleveland is one of 16 communities nationally selected to participate in AF4Q. St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is among the participants. [More]
August 1, 2012

Program officer at Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland named to board of Health Policy Institute of Ohio

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio recently added five new health leaders to its board of directors. Among the new members is Teleange Thomas, program officer for health at the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. [More]

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