March 30, 2017

Health care and community leaders welcome new SCHS president & CEO at GCHI event

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio medical and community leaders recently gathered at the Global Center for Health Innovation to welcome Thomas J. Strauss as president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. More than 300 community and industry leaders gathered for the event, which featured a keynote from Tom, as well as remarks from Sister Judith Ann Karam CSA, congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine; Robert Spangler M.D., board chair of the Sisters of Charity Health System; and Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. [More]
March 29, 2017

Healthy Learners adds new officers to board of trustees

Healthy Learners recently announced a new slate of officers to its board of trustees for the next two years. The new officers are: Chairman Matthew Roberts of Nexsen Pruet, LLC; Vice Chairman Deborah D. Locklair of McLeod Health; Secretary Cleo F. Richardson of the Pee Dee Education Center; and Treasurer Rich Williams of Unum US. [More]
March 23, 2017

Sisters of Charity Health System continues to oppose proposed House GOP ACA repeal bill and Medicaid cuts

The House is scheduled to vote March 23 on legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The American Health Care Act would impose major structural changes and funding limits to the Medicaid program, disrupting coverage for some of our nation's most vulnerable populations. The legislation also would replace current subsidies for coverage under the ACA with tax credits that will disproportionately exclude the poor, the sick and older Americans from affordable coverage. Because of these reasons and more, the Sisters of Charity Health System is strongly opposed to this ACA “Repeal and Replace” legislation [More]
March 10, 2017

Sisters of Charity Health System opposes proposed House GOP ACA repeal bill and Medicaid cuts

The Sisters of Charity Health System is strongly opposed to the House GOP’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) “Repeal and Replace” legislation that asks the low-income and most vulnerable in our country to bear the brunt of the cuts to our health care system. In addition to moving away from an effective coverage expansion that has provided health care to more than 20 million working people, this proposal would also take many backward steps in the continual effort to improve our health care system. [More]
February 21, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina continues to support HALOS kinship care program

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, in partnership with The Duke Endowment, enters into a second year of funding to continue supporting Helping and Lending Outreach Support (HALOS) in its work to improve outcomes for children in the foundation’s Kinship Care program. [More]
February 16, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina president co-chairs annual nonprofit summit

The 2017 Nonprofit Summit is being held March 6-8 in Columbia, South Carolina, to provide continuing education and leadership training to nonprofit organizations. Tom Keith, president of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, is serving as the summit’s co-chair. He was recently interviewed by South Carolina Public Radio about the summit. [More]
February 7, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina Kinship Care Initiative profiled in Catholic Health World

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina launched the Kinship Care Initiative in 2014 to help improve kinship families’ well-being, resources and services (kinship families are grandparents, extended family members or close family friends who care for a relative’s child). The initiative was recently profiled in “Catholic Health World.” [More]
February 3, 2017

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families program receives Healthy Insights grant money

A Father's Place, which is part of a network of fatherhood programs reaching across South Carolina that is supported and coordinated by the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, received a check for $25,000 as part of a Healthy Insights Grant from the South Carolina Association for Community Economic Development. The money will be used to improve economic conditions and health for low-wealth families. [More]
January 23, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina elects 2017 board officers

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, which is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, recently elected its 2017 board of trustees’ officers. [More]
January 11, 2017

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina partners with statewide association to provide leadership development

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina is partnering with the South Carolina Association of Nonprofit Organizations to design a comprehensive, statewide learning and development program focused on excellence in nonprofit practice. This new grant-funded program will provide opportunities that build on the foundation’s long-standing Carolina Academy program that trained more than 1,500 nonprofits leaders and practitioners over the last nine years. [More]

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