April 24, 2019

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 27

Too often, unused prescription drugs find their way into the wrong hands. That's dangerous and often tragic. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. [More]
April 21, 2019

Prayer for today - a reflection for Easter

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, we are pleased to share a reflection for Easter. [More]
April 18, 2019

Rejoice in the miracle of Easter and the many blessings of God’s love

May you rejoice in the miracle of Easter and the many blessings of God’s love. Together with our health, grantmaking and outreach ministries, we carry forward the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine’s enduring legacy of responsive ministry, creative stewardship and an ongoing quest for social justice. We are grateful for your support and friendship, today and always. [More]
April 14, 2019

Prayer for today – a reflection for Holy Week

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, we are pleased to share a reflection for Holy Week. [More]
April 7, 2019

Prayer for today – a reflection for the fifth week of Lent

On behalf of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, we are pleased to share a reflection for the fifth week of Lent. [More]
March 15, 2019

Ohio Hospital Association appoints Thomas Strauss to board of trustees

The Ohio Hospital Association (OHA), the united voice of Ohio’s 237 hospitals and 13 health systems, appointed three new members to its board of trustees, including Thomas Strauss, president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. [More]
March 5, 2019

Health system senior VP of mission and ministry to speak at Engage! Cleveland’s Next Generation of Women seminar

Cleveland-area women can gain advice from local female leaders, including Jan Murphy, senior vice president of mission and ministry at the Sisters of Charity Health System, on topics ranging from self-care to networking this month at Engage! Cleveland’s Next Generation of Women seminar. [More]
February 27, 2019

Ask Congress to delay Medicaid DSH cuts

The Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) program assists hospitals serving high numbers of Medicaid and uninsured patients. There are $4 billion in Medicaid DSH reductions scheduled to begin Oct. 1, 2019. The start of the cuts has been delayed by Congress—in a bipartisan manner—multiple times to date. We ask you to contact your U.S. senators and U.S. representative to urge congressional leaders to delay the start of the Medicaid DSH cuts. [More]
February 5, 2019

Ask your U.S. representative to support the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

The Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) was reintroduced in the House last week as HR 647. This bipartisan legislation, supported by the Sisters of Charity Health System and the Catholic Health Association of the United States, would establish education centers and career incentive awards to improve the training of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, social workers and other health professionals in palliative care. We are urging everyone to contact your representative to ask him/her to co-sponsor this important legislation [More]
January 7, 2019

Health system CEO writes about link between housing and health

Thomas Strauss, president and CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System, and Marc McDermott, vice president and Ohio market leader for Enterprise Community Partners Inc., penned an opinion piece for Crain's Cleveland Business about the link between housing and health, writing about how many low-income families make tradeoffs between rent and preventive health visits. They encouraged business and community leaders to support all programs that address the health of the community, including the social determinants of health. [More]

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