April 24, 2014

Annual Songwriters in the Round event benefits Healthy Learners

Healthy Learners held its annual Nashville Songwriters in the Round fundraising event in early April in Georgetown, South Carolina. The event was designed in the spirit of Nashville and the famous Bluebird Cafe, allowing attendees to hear songwriters share the songs they’ve written for many of country music’s stars and the stories behind them. [More]
April 24, 2014

High school students explore Catholic health care at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Through a partnership between St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland, sophomore students have the opportunity to observe Catholic health care in action and gain real-world experience as volunteer caregivers. [More]
April 23, 2014

Light of Hearts Villa kicks off 25th anniversary with Rock-the-Villa fundraiser

Light of Hearts Villa is kicking off a year full of 25th anniversary events with an April 26 Rock-the-Villa fundraising event. Participants rock in rocking chairs for up to eight hours, raising funds from sponsor donations prior to the event. [More]
April 22, 2014

Sisters of Charity Health System sponsors City Club forum on education transformation

The Sisters of Charity Health System supported a recent forum about education transformation at The City Club of Cleveland with Professor David Kirp from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkley. Susanna Krey, senior vice president for foundations, outreach ministries and external affairs for the health system, introduced Kirp to the audience. [More]
April 17, 2014

An Easter Blessing

A time of hope and joy, the Easter season invites us to rejoice in the many wonderful works that have been done with God’s help in the communities we serve. [More]
April 15, 2014

National publication profiles Light of Hearts Villa’s new real-time location system that improves resident safety

Since becoming the first senior living community in the state of Ohio to deploy the AeroScout® Wi-Fi Emergency Call Solution, Light of Hearts Villa has received publicity in several national industry publications. The latest publication to profile the new system is RFID Journal, which covers radio frequency identification and its business applications. [More]
April 11, 2014

Consumer Reports ranks St. John Medical Center among top 10 safest U.S. hospitals

St. John Medical Center is rated as one of the top hospitals in the country for patient safety, according to the latest issue of Consumer Reports, which released safety scores on more than 2,500 U.S. hospitals. In the report, St. John Medical Center rated as the 10th safest hospital in the country. [More]
April 11, 2014

Canton Repository shines spotlight on Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County

The Canton Repository recently featured the Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County in its weekly “Nonprofit Spotlight.” Each Sunday, the newspaper showcases a nonprofit organization to give readers an opportunity to learn about the featured organization and how they can help. The Prescription Assistance Network of Stark County is an initiative of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton. [More]
April 9, 2014

Regina Health Center to participate in national quality study

Regina Health Center is one of 251 nursing homes in the United States selected to participate in a project designed to evaluate the INTERACT quality improvement program. INTERACT (Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers) is recommended by the federal government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to improve the care of nursing home residents. [More]
April 8, 2014

Mercy Medical Center and Canton Symphony Orchestra collaborate

Mercy Medical Center is partnering with the Canton Symphony Orchestra on “Musical Moments,” an initiative that brings music into the health care setting to promote healing, tranquility and overall well-being. Musical Moments will feature a series of 24 unique and stylistically tailored performances, each 45 minutes in length, by orchestra musicians in Mercy’s public and patient care areas. [More]