January 5, 2015

Catholic Health Association celebrates 100 years

The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), of which the Sisters of Charity Health System is a member, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015. Originally named the Catholic Hospital Association, CHA was founded in 1915 as an organization through which Catholic health systems, hospitals, continuum-of-care facilities and the sponsors of these organizations could work together to achieve success that would not be possible working separately.

On July 19, 1914, Catholic health ministry leaders came together to respond to technological advances that we [More]
December 23, 2014

Mercy Medical Center receives 2014 Healthy Worksite Silver Award from Ohio Department of Health

The Ohio Department of Health’s Healthy Ohio Business Council recently awarded Mercy Medical Center a 2014 Silver Healthy Ohio – Health Worksite Award In recognition of the hospital’s commitment to employee health through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs. Mercy has received the award six times at either a bronze or silver level. [More]
December 22, 2014

Sisters of Charity Health System assumes full ownership of Light of Hearts Villa

The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) will become the sole sponsors of Light of Hearts Villa, a senior living facility previously jointly owned by SCHS and the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, as of December 31, 2014. [More]
December 11, 2014

Mercy Medical Center receives Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure Bronze Award

Mercy Heart Center at Mercy Medical Center recently received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation for implementing specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of heart failure patients. [More]
December 10, 2014

Joseph’s Home featured in Good News Giving series

Joseph’s Home was again selected as one of 20 nonprofit groups to receive publicity, free advertising and funds from the Good News Giving program from Northeast Ohio Media Group (The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com). The 20 groups selected will share in as much as $200,000 in community donations to the Good News Giving program. [More]
December 9, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards $1.3 million in grants and funds

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has announced $1.3 million in grants and restricted funds for the third and fourth quarters of 2014. In addition to the grants, the foundation’s board approved a restricted fund to support expansion of the SPARK kindergarten-readiness program in Stark County. [More]
December 5, 2014

White House blog covers Pay for Success program announced for Cuyahoga County

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland recently joined many partners in unveiling the nation’s first county-level Pay for Success program. As part of the announcement, Jonathan Greenblatt, who is special assistant to President Obama and director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, authored this article explaining the Pay for Success model. [More]
December 5, 2014

Joseph’s Home selected again for Good News Giving

For the second year in a row, The Plain Dealer readers selected Joseph’s Home as one of 20 nonprofit groups to receive funds from the Good News Giving program from Northeast Ohio Media Group. [More]
December 4, 2014

Nation’s first county-level Pay for Success program aims to reconnect foster children with caregivers in stable, affordable housing

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland joined many partners on December 4 in announcing the nation’s first county-level Pay for Success program. Announced during a conference in Chicago hosted by the White House’s Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation, the program – known as the Partnering for Family Success Program—aims to reconnect foster children in Cuyahoga County with caregivers in stable, affordable housing. This innovative program will deliver intensive 12-15 month treatment to 135 families over five years to reduce the length of stay in out-of-home foster care placement for children whose families are homeless. [More]
November 26, 2014

Mercy Medical Center provides Australian woman with rare heart tumor life-saving, bloodless surgery

At Mercy Medical Center, Australian Madalyn Copcutt recently underwent life-saving, bloodless open-heart surgery, a ground-breaking, minimally invasive approach that minimizes patient blood loss before, during and after treatment. [More]

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