January 17, 2011

Sisters of Charity Health System reserves space at Cleveland Medical Mart

On January 14, the Cleveland Medical Mart and Convention Center held a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate an important step toward becoming the first comprehensive marketplace to combine permanent showrooms, a Class-A exhibition hall and state-of-the-art conference facilities tailored to the needs of the medical marketplace. When the facility opens in 2013, the Sisters of Charity Health System plans to be an important part of this showcase of our region’s bright future in health care innovation, education and commerce.

As announced at the groundbreaking, the Sisters of Charity Health System has signed a letter of intent to be a showroom tenant in the Medical Mart. There, we plan to showcase clinical services offered by our highly skilled and dedicated physicians and caregivers from St. Vincent Charity Medical Center to build upon our legacy of providing care in the heart of Cleveland.

Much work needs to take place before this is realized, but ultimately, this project has the potential to be a wonderful opportunity to show how innovation extends our healing ministry of Jesus to all of God’s people.

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, joins leaders of the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and MetroHealth System in breaking ground for the Cleveland Medical Mart at the January 14 ceremony.

 

MMPI President Chris Kennedy (center) turns over the first ceremonial shovel of dirt at the groundbreaking ceremony Friday, January 14 for Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center. Joining Mr. Kennedy for the groundbreaking ceremony on the historic Cleveland Mall were Ohio Governor John Kasich (far right), along with Cleveland Council President Martin Sweeney, Cuyahoga County Council President C. Ellen Connally, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason, and Cleveland council member Joe Cimperman.

Sister Judith Ann Karam discusses the bright future of the Sisters of Charity Health System with Ohio Governor John Kasich at the groundbreaking ceremony Friday, January 14 for Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center.

Dr. Giesele Robinson Greene, chief medical officer of the Sisters of Charity Health System and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, meets with Cleveland Councilwoman Phyllis Cleveland at a luncheon following the groundbreaking ceremony Friday, January 14 for Cleveland Medical Mart & Convention Center.

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