September 10, 2013

Early Childhood Resource Center focuses on critical role fathers play in children’s healthy development

Preschoolers with actively involved fathers have stronger verbal skills and are less likely to have behavior problems. The Early Childhood Resource Center is actively involved with a number of initiatives throughout Stark County that promote the important role fathers play in their children’s healthy development. [More]
September 5, 2013

Mercy Medical Center receives American College of Cardiology Foundation Performance Achievement Award

Mercy Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2013 – one of only 197 hospitals nationwide to do so. [More]
September 4, 2013

Campaign Launches to take Ohio Medicaid Insurance Extension to the Ballot

Today at the Ohio Statehouse, a coalition of Ohio citizens, community organizations, faith groups, hospitals, businesses, labor unions and others who support extending health care coverage to 275,000 uninsured Ohioans through Ohio’s Medicaid Insurance program launched the Healthy Ohioans Work campaign. The effort seeks to approve Medicaid extension as permitted and funded by federal law. [More]
August 30, 2013

St. John Medical Center names new VP of patient services and chief nursing officer

St. John Medical Center has named Cheryl H. O’Malley, MSN, RN, BA, CMSRN, as its new vice president of patient services and chief nursing officer. In this role, O’Malley will be responsible for creating a nursing environment that fosters collaboration, partnering with physicians to maintain a smooth workflow and ensuring that nursing standards are upheld. [More]
August 28, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland releases two reports highlighting progress in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland seeks to improve the community’s capacity to help families and individuals overcome the challenges of poverty in a sustainable way. To that end, the foundation has invested significant time and resources in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood. The foundation recently released reports on the progress of two major initiatives in the neighborhood. [More]
August 27, 2013

NFL player selects Healthy Learners to receive a portion of merchandise proceeds

Marcus Lattimore, a former football player at the University of South Carolina and now a player on the San Francisco 49ers in the National Football League, has selected Healthy Learners to receive a portion of proceeds from merchandise sales through his new fan website. [More]
August 26, 2013

Consumer Reports ranks St. John Medical Center high in surgical outcomes

St. John Medical Center fared well in Consumer Reports’ recently released “Your safer-surgery survival guide.” St. John received an “above average” rating based on how patients fare during and after surgery, ranking it as one of the top five hospitals among 20 in Greater Cleveland. [More]
August 26, 2013

Prayer for today - The Treasure of the Poor

The poor have a treasure to offer precisely because they cannot return our favors. By not paying us for what we have done for them, they call us to inner freedom, selflessness, generosity and true care. [More]
August 23, 2013

Catholic Community Connection hosting annual symposium “Implications of Vatican II for Catholic Social Ministries”

Catholic Community Connection is hosting its annual symposium August 23 at John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio. Author and John Carroll Professor Edward P. Hahnenberg, PhD, is delivering the keynote address, “Called to Be Leaven in the World: Implications of Vatican II for Catholic Social Ministries.” [More]
August 22, 2013

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina’s Nonprofit Leadership Training Program graduates six in ceremony at Columbia College

Six students graduated in early August from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina’s Nonprofit Leadership Training Certificate Program, earning a certificate in organizational change and leadership from Columbia College’s graduate program. The certificate program helps students take their nonprofit leadership to the next level. [More]

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