December 5, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundations sponsor annual South Carolina conference for women religious to discuss ministry and share support

More than 70 sisters from South Carolina, Ohio and other states gathered in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, in late November to participate in the 10-year anniversary celebration of the Collaboration for Ministry Initiative (CMI). [More]
December 4, 2013

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood seeking mentors and 8th graders; holding training session Thursday Dec. 5

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland are launching a new mentoring program for 8th grade students that live in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood. A one-hour training session for adult mentors is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Big Brothers Big Sisters office. They are looking for adults who have four hours a month to offer and 8th graders who would like mentors. [More]
December 2, 2013

Sister Judith Ann Karam helps open Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, participated in the recent grand opening ceremonies for the Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland. The center is the only facility in the world that displays the future of health and health care. [More]
November 27, 2013

Sister Joanne Gross named new president of Catholic Community Connection

Catholic Community Connection has announced the appointment of Sister Joanne Gross, OSU, as its new president, replacing Leonard Calabrese, who is retiring. Sister Joanne brings a broad range of experience to this leadership position of Catholic sponsored education, health care, human services and senior living organizations. [More]
November 22, 2013

St. Vincent’s Center for Bariatric Surgery celebrates 14th annual graduation ceremony

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Center for Bariatric Surgery held its annual graduation ceremony in October. The celebration marked an opportunity for 66 patients to celebrate success with family and friends. [More]
November 20, 2013

Mercy Medical Center participates in national #GivingTuesday initiative December 3

Mercy Medical Center has joined #GivingTuesday, a grassroots campaign for a national day of giving on December 3 at the start of the annual holiday season. Mercy Medical Center is participating to support Mercy’s Mission POSSIBLE campaign. [More]
November 19, 2013

New Knee, New Life: Watch live video, chat during knee replacement at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Go inside the operating room this morning at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center as 52-year-old John Favaloro undergoes knee replacement surgery. Watch live video of the surgery starting at 10:30 a.m., and follow along on Twitter, using the hashtags #newknee and #stvknee. [More]
November 18, 2013

The Plain Dealer chronicles St. Vincent Charity Medical Center patient’s knee replacement; live surgery online tomorrow Nov. 19

The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com continue chronicling the journey of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center patient John Favalaro through his knee replacement surgery. His knee surgery can be seen tomorrow, November 19, via live video feed at Cleveland.com and on Twitter. [More]
November 13, 2013

Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care features “10 years of greatness” at Mercy Medical Center

The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) recently published a series of articles and feature story on the achievements of the Mercy Heart Center at Mercy Medical Center. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Mercy being the first hospital nationwide to successfully earn Cycle I Accreditation in 2003 from the SCPC. [More]
November 13, 2013

Becker’s Spine Review names Dr. John Collis from St. Vincent to “90 Spine Surgeon Device Inventors & Innovators to Know” list

John Collis, MD, from St. Vincent Charity Medical Center was recently named to the Becker's Spine Review list of “90 Spinal Surgeon Device Inventors & Innovators to Know.” The list compiles spine surgeons and specialists who developed innovative implant and devices to advance the field. [More]