February 2, 2018

Radiant blog: St. Vincent Charity pastoral education program fosters new generation of hospital chaplains

The St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Pastoral Care team assists patients and their families with emotional and spiritual care during their stay, regardless of religious affiliation. The St. Vincent Charity Clinical Pastoral Education Program is educating and fostering a new generation of hospital chaplains to tend to the spiritual needs of patients throughout the region. The hospital’s blog, radiant, published an article about the pastoral education program. [More]
January 26, 2018

Catholic Health World: St. Vincent Charity teams with police to get opioid addicts into recovery programs

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center worked with a Cleveland-area police chief to create Safe Passages, a means for police in four suburban districts to offer medical help to substance abusers rather than incarceration. The Safe Passages program is profiled in the February 1 issue of Catholic Health World. [More]
January 23, 2018

Richfield Chamber of Commerce names Regina Health Center Business of the Year

The Richfield Chamber of Commerce named Regina Health Center the Richfield Business of the Year at its recent annual banquet and meeting. The chamber cited the ministry for demonstrating success, being recognized in the health care industry regionally and nationally, being a good citizen in the community, and for making an economic impact on Richfield and the region. [More]
January 18, 2018

Radiant blog: St. Vincent Charity Surgeon Dr. John Collis revolutionized spinal surgery

A nationally noted leader in his field, surgeon John Collis, M.D., revolutionized treatment for patients suffering from back pain. Dr. Collis, who is co-director of the Spine & Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, was the first doctor to establish spinal surgery as a sub-specialty in neurosurgery. The hospital recently published an article about Dr. Collis’ background and his many achievements on its blog. [More]
January 15, 2018

Mercy Outpatient Diabetes Education program receives continued recognition from the American Diabetes Association

Mercy Medical Center’s Outpatient Diabetes Education program has been awarded continued recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for offering high-quality education services to the patients it serves. [More]
December 7, 2017

Angel figurines continue to draw attention to Light of Hearts Villa

Light of Hearts Villa is receiving worldwide attention for its extensive angel figurine display, which is on exhibit daily during December and January. The latest publication to write about the display is Crux, which covers “all things Catholic” around the world. [More]
December 6, 2017

Mercy Medical Center nurse elected to leadership role for forensic nursing association

The Ohio Chapter of the International Association of Forensic Nurses has voted Mercy Medical Center employee, Sarah Schemmel, RN, as president-elect of the organization. Schemmel serves as the hospital’s HAVEN program (Healing After Violent Encounters Network) clinical manager. She helped launch Mercy’s HAVEN program in April 2016. [More]
November 24, 2017

Second annual #weGiveCatholic online crowdfunding event happens November 28

Several ministries of the Sisters of Charity Health System will be participating in the second-annual online day of Catholic giving in Northeast Ohio. The event is called #weGiveCatholic and happens Tuesday, November 28, which is Giving Tuesday—a national day of giving for nonprofits. You can help by sharing the news and/or making a gift. [More]
November 21, 2017

Mercy Medical Center receives 9th consecutive EPA ENERGY STAR certification

Mercy Medical Center was recently awarded the EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification for the 9th consecutive year. Mercy is one of only four hospitals in the United States, and the only one in Ohio, to earn this designation nine years in a row. [More]
November 17, 2017

Sisters of Charity Health System statement on repeal of the ACA individual mandate

The Senate Finance Committee will soon release tax legislation that includes a repeal of the individual mandate under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This proposal would lead to a devastating increase of 13 million in the number of uninsured in our nation, and further destabilize the health insurance market. Please contact your senators now and ask them to oppose any legislation that includes a repeal of the individual mandate under the ACA. [More]

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