July 24, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center celebrates Christmas in July at women’s shelter

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center celebrated the holiday season early with a Christmas in July event July 22 at the Norma Herr Women’s Shelter. A group of caregivers traveled to the shelter to deliver gifts and enjoy an evening with residents at the shelter. [More]
July 17, 2015

Mercy Medical Center lab achieves reaccreditation from College of American Pathologists

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) recently awarded Mercy Medical Center Pathology and Laboratory Medicine its Cycle 2 CAP 15189 designation, a reaccreditation based on the quality standards outlined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Mercy was the first hospital in Northeast Ohio to achieve CAP 15189 accreditation in 2011. [More]
July 6, 2015

Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA honored at Alcoholic Anonymous International Assembly

More than 85,000 people gathered July 2nd – 5th, at the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) International Assembly in Atlanta. There, Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, accepted the 35 millionth copy of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous on behalf of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine in memory of Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, who was commonly referred to as the “angel of Alcoholics Anonymous.” The convention marked AA’s 80th anniversary. [More]
July 1, 2015

Breast Health Center at St. John Medical Center now offers 3D mammograpy screening

The Breast Health Center at St. John Medical Center now offers 3D mammography tomosynthesis, the most accurate breast cancer screening available. [More]
June 29, 2015

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $456,944 million in grants and funds

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has announced $456,944 in grants and restricted funds for the first and second quarters of 2015 to help address a wide range of issues involving education, homelessness, mental health and social services. [More]
June 24, 2015

Joseph’s Home continues to transform lives

Joseph’s Home is a unique ministry in Cleveland dedicated to helping homeless men heal after hospital stays and further achieve their journeys to independence. Recent graduate Mr. Herbcha received the medical attention he needed to get back on his feet and find a permanent place to call home with the help of Joseph's Home. [More]
June 22, 2015

Mercy Medical Center employee named “OSHIIP coordinator of the year”

Terri Gursky, senior friends coordinator at Mercy Medical Center and Medicare adviser, was recently named 2014 OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Coordinator of the Year by the Ohio Department of Insurance. [More]
June 16, 2015

Joseph’s Home 2015 benefit luncheon to help ill homeless men

Joseph’s Home will hold its signature fundraising event Friday, June 26 at 11:30 a.m. at Windows on the River in Cleveland. The event, Perseverance in Hope, celebrates the remarkable healing and achievements of the men who have stabilized their health and transformed their lives at Joseph's Home. [More]
June 15, 2015

St. John Medical Center recognized for high quality patient care

St. John Medical Center was recently recognized by two health care evaluation groups, receiving a 4-star rating for patient satisfaction from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and an “A” rating for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group. An “A” rating is the highest possible score. [More]
June 11, 2015

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood welcomes new leader

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has hired Lowell Perry Jr. as the new director of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. Modeled after the renowned Harlem’s Children’s Zone, the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood works to transform the educational and developmental outcomes of Central Neighborhood’s children, closing gaps in achievement and creating cradle-to-career supports for all youth. [More]

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