May 23, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center counts down to its 150th anniversary

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently unveiled a campaign to count down to the official kickoff of its 150th anniversary celebration, premiering a new video and introducing the social media campaign #STV150. St. Vincent Charity Medical Center was founded by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine in Cleveland in 1865. [More]
May 22, 2014

Mercy Service League Awards $235,000 to Mercy Medical Center programs

The Mercy Service League recently held its annual year-end banquet where officers presented a $235,000 check to Mercy Medical Center to benefit Mercy Dental Services & General Practice Dental Residency Endowment Fund. The result of 2013–2014 fundraising efforts, Mercy Service League raised the $235,000 by planning and sponsoring a number of events. [More]
May 21, 2014

Triathlete raises funds for Building Healthy Communities

Jim Assenmacher, vice president of business development at the Sisters of Charity Health System, is raising money for Building Healthy Communities (BHC) by competing in his fourth Ironman triathlon June 29 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. [More]
May 20, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton supports anti-bullying campaign

Through a grant from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, partners from the Stark County Olweus Bullying Prevention program kicked off an All in Against Bullying campaign earlier this year, with an art contest asking students to show how they would stand up to bullying. [More]
May 13, 2014

SCHS employees provide hands-on support to Building Healthy Communities

Employees from the Sisters of Charity Health System recently volunteered their time to help Building Healthy Communities (BHC) prepare its gardens at E. 76th Street and Cedar Avenue in Cleveland for the 2014 growing season. [More]
May 12, 2014

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Providence Hospitals and St. John Medical Center score high in patient safety

The Leapfrog Group recently released its latest Hospital Safety Scores, with three Sisters of Charity Health System hospitals achieving high marks. Scores are based on preventable medical errors, injuries, accidents and infections. [More]
May 8, 2014

Vascular surgeon joins St. John Medical Center staff

St. John Medical Center, which is co-owned by University Hospitals (UH) and the Sisters of Charity Health System, has added a well-known, local vascular surgeon to its medical staff with the addition of Christopher J. Smith, M.D., FACS. [More]
May 7, 2014

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland supports new health center in Central

With the support of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Cleveland’s Central neighborhood will have a new health center opening in May 2015 to meet the needs of residents who live in public housing. [More]
May 7, 2014

Mercy Medical Center receives Ohio Hospital Association environmental award

The Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) recently awarded Mercy Medical Center with its annual Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award. Mercy was one of 12 Ohio hospitals to receive the award. The award recognizes hospitals for promoting sound practices through environmental stewardship. [More]
May 6, 2014

Mercy Medical Center honors five nurses with clinical excellence awards

In recognition of National Nurses Week (May 6-12), Mercy Medical Center is honoring five of its clinical staff members with Mercy Nursing Excellence Awards. [More]