U.S. surgeon general joins roundtable discussion at Mercy Medical Center on rising coronavirus cases

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services Eric D. Hargan visited Mercy Medical Center Thursday. The roundtable aimed to provide an opportunity for government officials to speak about the challenges health care providers are facing in Stark County in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, and for residents to ask questions.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland senior program director named Philanthropy Ohio’s Emerging Leader for 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Senior Program Director Adrienne Mundorf was recently named Philanthropy Ohio's Emerging Leader for 2020. The emerging leader award recognizes someone, regardless of age, who has engaged in philanthropy for the first time during the last few years and shows amazing potential. They showcase leadership in advancing philanthropy, engagement beyond a single community, creativity in a philanthropic endeavor or project or significant accomplishment in a short period of time.…

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Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood ambassador organizes neighborhood youth to help seniors and essential workers

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood Ambassador Demetrius Carter spent several weekends in the summer organizing neighborhood youth to help seniors and essential workers with yardwork, cleanup and other needs. In a video posted by the Promise Neighborhood, he asked some of the teens to talk about their experiences and what they hope for the future of Central.…

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Mercy Medical Center and St. Vincent Charity designated as Blue Distinction Centers+ for Spine Surgery

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center are two of only 15 facilities in Ohio to be designated as Blue Distinction Centers+ for Spine Surgery by the BlueCross BlueShield Association. Blue Distinction Centers+ are nationally recognized and trusted programs that provide excellent and efficient specialty care. It is a national designation program by the BlueCross BlueShield Association that identifies facilities that demonstrate expertise in delivering quality specialty care safely, efficiently and cost effectively.…

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Joseph's Home lights the way to a brighter future

"Do I really want to go through this again?" Sometimes when life gets tough, it’s easy to lose hope or to feel like giving up. This is exactly how Marcos felt when he received the news from his doctor that his cancer had come back. Typically, Marcos tries to keep his head held high. But he wasn’t sure if he was strong enough anymore. Without a home or a car, keeping up with his medical care felt impossible. Until he was referred to Joseph’s Home.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland's Generative Spirit initiative highlighted in Global Sisters Report

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland's Generative Spirit Program Coordinator Rachel Drotar was highlighted in a recent Global Sisters Report story about Catholic sisters’ influence on young people in the areas of activism and social justice. This knowledge-sharing and inspiration is an essential part of the Generative Spirit initiative, which connects sisters and young adults in their shared passion for social justice.…

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Mercy Service League food and wine gift box fundraiser supports Mercy Medical Center during pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the world and touched everyone's lives, while also impacting hospitals throughout the country, with financial consequences related to COVID-19. To support Mercy Medical Center’s mission outreach efforts to care for the community during these unprecedented times, Mercy Service League is selling Hope & Heroes celebration gift boxes, featuring specialty food and wine and a Hope & Heroes keepsake.…

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Mercy Medical Center, health care

Joseph’s Home virtual benefit luncheon October 28 to help ill homeless men heal

Joseph’s Home will hold its signature fundraising event virtually this year. Perseverance in Hope: The 2020 Joseph’s Home Benefit Luncheon is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable healing and achievements of the medically fragile men experiencing homelessness who have stabilized their health and transformed their lives at Joseph’s Home. Due to concerns related to COVID-19, the event will be broadcast live on Wednesday, October 28, with the hope of raising awareness of this vital ministry and critical funds needed to support the complex needs of the men served.…

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Joseph's Home, Outreach

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Appoints Russell E. Spieth, Ph.D., as Director of Outpatient Services at Rosary Hall

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has named Russell E. Spieth, Ph.D., as director of outpatient services at Rosary Hall, effective today. In this role, Dr. Spieth provides leadership and operational oversight of ambulatory addiction treatment services, as well as staff and program development for the expanding continuum of Rosary Hall. He also ensures close coordination with Rosary Hall’s inpatient detoxification services, inpatient behavioral health and other hospital programs. “We are excited to welcome Dr. Spieth, whose diverse experiences will help expand Rosary Hall’s capabilities, which will now include mental health and dual diagnosis treatment, including serious and persistent mental illness,” said Michael J. Biscaro, Psy.D., ABPP (Forensic), chief of behavioral health, SVCMC. “Dr. Spieth brings a remarkable dedication to continued education and commitment to the highest quality of care for our patients, who are often at their most vulnerable.” …

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Sisters of Charity Health System leadership joins First Friday Club of Cleveland to share pandemic insights

Sisters of Charity Health System leadership recently joined the First Friday Club of Cleveland to discuss what it means for faith organizations to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We can’t go back to ‘normal,’” said Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, chair, Sisters of Charity Health System, as she opened a virtual program for the First Friday Club, which provides a forum for Catholic thought and inspiration.…

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Index-Journal: Virtual spelling bee raises funds for Healthy Learners

Healthy Learners Greenwood recently hosted its sixth annual spelling bee, with adults showing off their spelling skills at the Greenwood Friends of Healthy Learners Spelling Bee. This year’s spelling bee went virtual, using video chat software to connect teams. Between registrations, sponsorships and teams paying to stay in the competition after a missed spelling, Healthy Learners raised more than $33,000.…

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Healthy Learners, Outreach

Vaccine Equity and Catholic Principles for the Common Good

As researchers race to create safe and effective vaccines for COVID-19, it is essential to thoughtfully consider how to ethically develop, and equitably distribute them. Effectively addressing the global health crisis requires a coordinated response by business, government, community leaders and health care providers to ensure that vaccines and treatments are safe, effective and available to all.…

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Bishop Edward Malesic honors caregivers and celebrates the Feast of St. Vincent de Paul at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

The Most Reverend Edward C. Malesic, JCL, made his first public appearance a little more than two weeks after being installed as the 12th Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland with a to St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. The hospital is celebrating its 155th anniversary. The bishop also celebrated Mass in the hospital chapel in honor of St. Vincent de Paul, the hospital’s namesake, whose feast day is Sept. 27.…

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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland: Coalition Announces Second Phase of Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund

The Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund launched phase two last month. As founding funders, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has helped guide this essential program throughout the last several months. President Sue Krey is quoted in the joint press release…

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