October 16, 2017

Promise Neighborhood director participates in panel discussion with U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown recently hosted a legislative update at Friendly Inn Settlement in Cleveland for the Central-Kinsman community. During the event, Senator Brown moderated a panel discussion with community stakeholders from the Central and Kinsman communities, which included Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood Director Lowell Perry Jr. [More]
October 11, 2017

Catholic Diocese of Cleveland: Fall Fest draws a crowd to Light of Hearts Villa

Fall Fest is the largest annual fundraiser for Light of Hearts Villa and is a celebration of the ministry’s mission as residents, families, friends and staff come together to raise money to benefit the Sr. Helen Scasny,SC Benevolent Fund, which provides for those residents who outlive their financial resources. This year’s Fall Fest was October 8 and the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland published a story about the event on its website. [More]
October 10, 2017

Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament tees off October 25

The 18th Annual Healthy Learners Champions for Children Golf Tournament in Memory of George Younginer tees off October 25 at the Fort Jackson Golf Club in Columbia, South Carolina. The tournament will include a day of golf, food, entertainment, contests and prizes. The much-needed funds will help to support the mission of Healthy Learners. [More]
October 7, 2017

St. Vincent Charity surgeon awarded Young Physician Professional Achievement Award

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center foot and ankle surgeon Michael Canales, D.P.M., was recently recognized for his contributions to the development of podiatric medicine with the Young Physician Professional Achievement Award by Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine. [More]
October 2, 2017

Mercy Development Foundation awards highest honor

During the recent Mercy Development Foundation Founders Day Donor Recognition event, the foundation awarded patient Rhonda Griffin and her husband Perry its highest honor—the St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service. The annual award recognizes individuals whose leadership and vision have impacted and helped transform Mercy Medical Center. [More]
September 28, 2017

Index-Journal: Healthy Learners Spelling Bee draws record crowd

Adults from Greenwood, South Carolina, displayed their spelling skills at the third annual Greenwood Friends of Healthy Learners Spelling Bee September 26. The event raised more than $30,000 for the Healthy Learners Greenwood program. [More]
September 22, 2017

South Carolina fatherhood program awarded $661,200 grant for a healthy Greenville

The Upstate Fatherhood Coalition, which is a program of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, has been awarded a $661,200 grant from Greenville Health System. The funds will be used over the next three years to implement a comprehensive health component designed to improve health outcomes and lifestyle choices of low-income, non-custodial fathers and their children. [More]
September 21, 2017

Sisters of Charity Health System statement on Graham-Cassidy Legislation on Health Care Reform

The Sisters of Charity Health System believes families and communities are stronger when everyone has access to quality, affordable health care. Like many in the health care provider community, we stand in opposition to this new Graham-Cassidy repeal and replace legislation. Instead, we support bipartisan efforts to improve our health care system focusing on insurance market stabilization, affordability, and coverage access and expansion. [More]
September 21, 2017

A reflection for the International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace ("Peace Day") is observed around the world each year on Sept. 21 to provide a globally shared date for all humanity to commit to peace above all differences, and to contribute to building a culture of peace. To help spread this message, the Catholic Health Association of the United States developed a reflection. [More]
September 20, 2017

Sisters of Charity statement on proposed Medicaid DSH payment cuts

Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) payment cuts go into effect on October 1 if no action is taken by Congress. The Sisters of Charity Health System joins the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) in our belief that Congress should repeal the Medicaid DSH reductions. [More]

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