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  • Providence Hospitals Joins LifePoint Health
    February 02, 2016
    LifePoint Health and the Sisters of Charity Health System today announced that the acquisition of Providence Hospitals by LifePoint Health has been completed. In joining LifePoint, Providence will have access to new resources that will further enhance quality care and strengthen its ability to expand the services it provides. It also will continue to operate in a manner consistent with the identity of a Catholic hospital, as it has since its founding. read more

  • Dr. Giesele Robinson Greene and Rev. Dr. Stephen Rowan Appointed Co-Chairs of NEOMED-CSU Partnership for Urban Health's Community Advisory Board
    January 06, 2016
    Veteran Cleveland community leaders Dr. Giesele Robinson Greene, M.D., F.A.C.P., and Rev. Dr. Stephen Rowan, J.D., D.Min., have been appointed co-chairs of the NEOMED-CSU Urban Primary Care Initiative Community Advisory Board, effective January 4, 2016. read more

  • DR. ROBERT SPANGLER ELECTED BOARD CHAIR OF THE SISTERS OF CHARITY HEALTH SYSTEM
    December 07, 2015
    Robert T. Spangler, M.D., a general surgeon recently retired from Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio, has been elected chairman of the board of directors of the Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS), one of several leading Catholic health care systems in the country. Dr. Spangler has served on the board since 2011 and is a member of the public juridic person that provides oversight of the system’s Catholic identity. Dr. Spangler succeeds Roger Mann, who served as board chair for the past three years. read more

  • Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland lifts up women and children in poverty through $1.3M in outreach and grants
    November 23, 2015
    To help improve the lives of families, women and children living in poverty, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has invested $1.3 million in related grants and outreach in the period from June 2014 to today. This includes a new commitment announced today of $300,000 to help reduce the infant mortality rate in Cleveland. read more

  • Sisters of Charity Health System Announces New Executive Director for Joseph’s Home
    November 22, 2015
    The boards and leadership of the Sisters of Charity Health System and Joseph’s Home have named Christine Horne as the next executive director of Joseph’s Home. Horne has more than 20 years of experience and leadership in Catholic ministry, serving in a variety of roles at Catholic Charities Corporation. read more

  • Sole Ownership of St. John Medical Center in Westlake Transfers to University Hospitals
    November 02, 2015
    University Hospitals (UH) and the Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) have satisfied all the requirements from the state government regulators to complete the process of full integration of St. John Medical Center into the UH health system. read more

  • Sisters of Charity Health System and University Hospitals announce plans to transfer sole ownership of St. John Medical Center in Westlake to UH
    August 31, 2015
    The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) and University Hospitals (UH) have signed an agreement to transfer sole ownership of St. John Medical Center in Westlake to UH. The announcement follows a five-year agreement under which UH was the managing member of their co-ownership of the hospital. The agreement is expected to be finalized within 60 days, subject to regulatory review. St. John Medical Center is a 204-bed, full-service, nonprofit, acute care hospital providing comprehensive health care to residents of western Cuyahoga and eastern Lorain counties. The medical center, which has been co-owned by UH and SCHS since 1999, is a leading provider of Catholic health care. The legacy of Catholic health care at St. John Medical Center will be continued through a commitment by UH to be accountable to the Bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland. UH leadership will work with the Bishop to create a mission and values committee to ensure that all of the vital components of the hospital’s Catholic identity continue. read more

  • Statement from Terrence Kessler: Sisters of Charity Health System signs letter of intent for Providence Hospitals to join LifePoint Health
    July 28, 2015
    We want you to be among the first to know that we, the Sisters of Charity Health System, have signed a letter of intent for Providence Hospital and Providence Orthopedic Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina to be acquired by LifePoint Health. This is positive opportunity to strengthen Providence for the future and continue its growth as a health care leader in South Carolina. We are pleased that Providence will remain a Catholic health care provider as part of the Diocese of Charleston throughout and beyond this process. read more

  • CRAIN'S CLEVELAND BUSINESS: Lowell Perry Jr. is new director of Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood
    June 12, 2015
    The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has hired Lowell Perry Jr. as the new director of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood — a collaborative effort designed to elevate educational and development outcomes in the city’s Central neighborhood. read more

  • Catholic Health Association Installs Chairperson, Elects Vice-Chairperson and Trustees
    June 10, 2015
    Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine in Richfield, Ohio, has been installed as chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) for fiscal year 2015-2016. Sister Judith Ann also is chair of CSA Health System Ministries, the public juridic person of the Sisters of Charity Health System. read more

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Regina Health Center hits the greens at Firestone Country Club in Akron Monday, June 13 for the 17th annual Holy-In-One Golf Outing. More than 200 golfers are expected for a day of golf, lunch, evening cocktail reception and dinner, prizes, and a live auction.
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Perseverance in Hope: The Annual Joseph's Home Benefit Luncheon
Perseverance in Hope celebrates the remarkable healing and achievements of the men who have stabilized their health and transformed their lives at Joseph's Home. Funds raised will provide meals, shelter and care for the residents of Joseph's Home.
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