May 9, 2011

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center receives award for advertising campaign

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center received a Silver Aster Award for its bariatric advertising campaign, “My New Life.” The Aster Awards, one of the largest national competitions of its kind, is hosted by Marketing Healthcare Today Magazine and Creative Images, Inc. This elite program recognizes outstanding healthcare professionals for excellence in their advertising and marketing efforts for the calendar year 2010. More...
May 5, 2011

Foundations Celebrate 15th Anniversary

The Sisters of Charity Foundations of Canton, Cleveland and South Carolina were established in 1996 with the charge to address the root causes of poverty in the communities they serve. In 2011, the Sisters of Charity Foundations celebrate 15 years of ministry. The foundations reaffirm the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine’s commitment to the materially poor, extending the health, education and human services ministry and purpose of the congregation to more holistically serve God’s people. Collectively, the Sisters of Charity Foundations have invested more than $110 million in their communities throughout the last 15 years. This year, each foundation will celebrate their anniversary with convenings, materials and special events designed to continue to tell the story and impact of this critical ministry. More...
May 5, 2011

Foundation invites organizations to join Promise Neighborhood effort

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is holding a meeting Wednesday, May 11, for nonprofit organizations interested in the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood, an exciting community collaboration that has joined together residents, providers, educators and others to ensure children are ready for kindergarten, go to good schools and graduate from high school to go on to college and a career. [More]
May 4, 2011

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Project Learn to host health literacy conference

Did you know individuals with limited health literacy incur medical expenses that are as much as four times greater than patients with adequate health literacy skills? Or that nearly half of American adults have only basic or below-basic health literacy skills and have difficulty understanding and acting on health information? To help combat these statistics, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Project Learn are hosting the inaugural Ohio Health Literacy Conference in partnership with the City of Cleveland Department of Public Health, MetroHealth System and Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio. More...
March 31, 2011

Early Childhood Resource Center publishes 10th anniversary report

The Early Childhood Resource Center recently released its 10th anniversary report, which shares the center's history, as well as recent successes. [More]
March 31, 2011

Early Childhood Resource Center publishes 10th anniversary report

The Early Childhood Resource Center recently released its 10th anniversary report, which shares the center's history, as well as recent successes. [More]
March 28, 2011

Dr. David Perse named president of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

The Board of Directors of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, President and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, have named David Perse, M.D., President of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, effective April 15, 2011. Dr. Perse is the current President of Lutheran Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital. More...
March 16, 2011

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's health literacy work, supported by Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, highlighted in Catholic Health World

"Admitting" will make way for "Patient Check-In." Instead of "Protective Services," visitors will see "Security" on the directional placards. "Radiology" will be called "X-Ray."  It's all part of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center's ongoing effort to improve the way it communicates with patients. Since 2007, the hospital has sought to make health information easier to understand, which includes making the hospital hallways easier to navigate.   More...
February 26, 2011

City of Cleveland, four major health systems to collaborate in "Healthy Cleveland" initiative

As featured in a lead story by The Plain Dealer, the city of Cleveland and the county's four main health care institutions, including the Sisters of Charity Health System, are collaboratively putting forth a new effort to help Clevelanders become more healthy and fit: More...
February 23, 2011

Plain Dealer features St. John Medical Center's Holistic Birthing Center

The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, Ohio recently featured a lengthy profile of St. John Medical Center's Holistic Birthing Center. St. John opened the center in September 2009 and has since delivered 139 babies in its state-of-the-art, 320-square-foot private birthing suite, which includes a built-in 160-gallon birthing tub, soothing neutral colors, a selection of music and aromatherapy, and four certified midwives on staff. More...

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