April 20, 2016

Early Childhood Resource Center programs focus on social-emotional development for young children

All children need healthy social-emotional development to be ready for school. But developing strong social-emotional skills can be especially challenging for children living in poverty. The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) offers a number of programs for educators and families that focus on social-emotional development for young children, helping build foundations step by step so children are ready for school. [More]
April 18, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth, United Way and CareSource team up to advance Accountable Health Communities model

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth, United Way and CareSource, are teaming up to apply for a federal $4.5 million grant to advance the patient-centered Accountable Health Communities model, which addresses gaps between clinical care and community services. With their grant application due in May, partner MetroHealth is working to pilot systems to better integrate the United Way 2-1-1 Help Center to connect patients with social services. Together, the partners recognize that access to stable housing, healthy food and transportation help improve health outcomes. [More]
April 15, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center resident returns to India on medical mission

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center internal medicine resident Ramyashree Tummala, M.D., recently went back home to India on a medical mission "to serve the people of my country with the knowledge and skills from the training that I got in the United States.” [More]
April 4, 2016

Mercy Medical Center receives grant to assist victims of sexual assault and domestic violence

Mercy Medical Center received a grant for $413,392 from the Crime Victims Section of the Ohio Attorney General, which allowed for the training of additional physicians, nurses and social workers, as well as the purchase of two forensic cameras for Mercy Medical Center’s HAVEN (Healing After Violent Encounters Network) Program. [More]
March 25, 2016

Mercy Medical Center Maternity Services recognized for breastfeeding initiatives

Mercy Medical Center Maternity Services recently received the Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies voluntary breastfeeding designation from the Ohio Hospital Association and the Ohio Department of Health. The breastfeeding award recognizes maternity centers in Ohio that have taken steps to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in their organization. [More]
March 21, 2016

Mercy Medical Center presents local EMS with STEMI Cup award

The Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) at Mercy Medical Center recently presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to the North Canton Fire Department for achieving the best door to balloon (D2B) angioplasty time of seven minutes for the second half of 2015. [More]
March 17, 2016

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Rosary Hall to host open house and celebration

Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is hosting an open house and celebration April 1 from 4-6 p.m. to honor the legacy of Rosary Hall’s founder Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, who passed away 50 years ago on April 1. Sister Ignatia’s cousin, Father Jim O’Donnell, will be joining the celebration. [More]
March 16, 2016

Mercy Medical Center transforming former lodge into medical facility

Mercy Medical Center is transforming the former Massillon Moose Lodge into an outpatient health care facility that will include an urgent-care center, lab facilities, physical therapy and more. [More]
March 11, 2016

Catholic Health World features Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

In its March 15 edition, Catholic Health World, the national newspaper of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, published a cover page feature of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is the lead convener of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood, which brings together many partners, including philanthropy, residents, community service providers and schools. [More]
March 10, 2016

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton funds program to help reduce infant mortality rate

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is funding a new pilot program that is designed to educate expectant mothers to help reduce the incidence of infant mortality. [More]

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