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Holy-In-One to raise funds for Regina Health Center June 17

Regina Health Center hits the tees and greens at Firestone Country Club in Akron Monday, June 17, for the 20th annual Holy-In-One Golf Outing, with proceeds going to support the mission of providing compassionate and holistic health care for aging and infirmed religious, diocesan priests and laity.[More]

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St. Vincent Charity raising awareness about connection between physical and mental health during Mental Health Month

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally – it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health, which can help you achieve overall wellness and set you on a path to recovery. This May is Mental Health Month and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, with Mental Health America (MHA), is raising awareness about the connection between physical health and mental health, through the theme #4Mind4Body.[More]

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Foundation senior program director writes about strengthening racial equity work

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Senior Program Director Adrienne Mundroff and Program Officer for Ending Homelessness Angela D’Orazio are participating in a new community of practice, Funders for Racial Equity (FRE). This peer learning experience is designed to deepen the understanding of racial equity and homelessness and learn about tools philanthropy can employ to help to reduce racial inequity. Mundroff recently wrote about the opportunity on the foundation's blog.[More]

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Mercy Medical Center honors clinical excellence award winners during Nurses Week 2019

Mercy Medical Center is celebrating Mercy nurses who are part of America’s 4 million registered nurses who deliver primary and preventive health care to enrich our lives and the world we live in. During National Nurses Week (May 6–12), Mercy announced its 2019 Clinical Excellence Award winners. As part of the annual celebration, Mercy honors nurses who have been selected for exceptional clinical skills, teaching abilities, communication skills, teamwork and professionalism.[More]

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Mercy earns Ohio’s first Go Clear Award and national recognition for surgery safety

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) recently awarded Mercy Medical Center Ohio’s first Go Clear Award™ for its achievement in eliminating hazardous smoke from its surgical procedures. The award recognizes health care facilities that have committed to providing increased surgical patient and health care worker safety by implementing practices that eliminate smoke caused by the use of lasers and electrosurgery devices during surgery.[More]

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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, industry and ministry 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. 

Highly regarded in the health care industry nationally, Tom joined the Sisters of Charity Health System in January 2017. Headquartered in Cleveland, the health system includes two Catholic hospitals, two elder care facilities, three grantmaking foundations, and five outreach organizations in Ohio and South Carolina.

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The Sisters of Charity Health System is rooted in our Catholic faith and values, fighting to save lives daily.

“For I was hungry and you gave me food; I was thirsty and you gave me drink; a stranger and you welcomed me; naked and you clothed me; ill and you cared for me… in so far as you did this to one of the least of these sisters and brothers of mine, you did it for me.”
Matthew 25: 35-36, 40