August 19, 2019

Mercy Medical Center honors local EMS

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation event for local emergency medical squads (EMS). Mercy sponsors this event to recognize EMS personnel for their lifesaving efforts throughout the year. As part of the evening’s activities, Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to Green Fire Department for achieving the best “door to balloon” angioplasty time for the first half of 2019. [More]
August 12, 2019

Catholic Community Connection summer fellow reflects on experience working at Regina Health Center

Jillian Doherty, a senior from John Carroll University, has been spending her summer interning at Regina Health Center as part of the 2019 Catholic Community Connection Summer Fellows Program. The program is a 10-week internship that offers students from Catholic colleges real-world, paid work experience at Catholic ministries throughout Northeast Ohio. [More]
August 7, 2019

Janice G. Murphy to Lead St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

The Sisters of Charity Health System today announced Janice G. Murphy, RN, BSN, MSN, FACHE, as president & CEO of St. Vincent Charity Medical Center (SVCMC), effective immediately. Murphy succeeds Dr. David Perse, who stepped down from that role August 6. Moving forward, Dr. Perse will continue as an employed physician of St. Vincent Medical Group.

“We are grateful to welcome Jan to St. Vincent, a ministry whose foundering sisters served as Cleveland’s first public health nurses more than 150 years ago,” said Thomas J. Strauss, president & CEO of the Sister of Charity Health System, which is the corporate parent of SVCMC and 12 other Catholic health ministries in Ohio and South Carolina. “Jan’s career – from roots in Catholic ministry to extensive nursing expertise to executive leadership at the Cleveland Clinic – uniquely suits this important time of change at St. Vincent as we chart a new course for a bright future.” [More]
August 5, 2019

Mercy Service League’s 2019 Harvest Ball "French connection" fundraiser set for October 19

Mercy Service League will hold its signature fundraising event for Mercy Medical Center, the Harvest Ball, on Saturday, October 19, at the Alex D. Krassas Center. With a French connection theme, the event promises to be an evening of excitement, elegance, music and dancing as the area’s only gala featuring no auction, no wallet and no program. [More]
July 26, 2019

Sisters of Charity Health System CEO Thomas Strauss to Lead Mercy Medical Center as Paul Hiltz Accepts New Role

The Sisters of Charity Health System today announced President & CEO Thomas J. Strauss will take on the additional role of interim CEO of Mercy Medical Center, one of the health system’s two Catholic hospitals in Ohio. Paul Hiltz, who has led Mercy Medical Center since 2017, has accepted a position with NCH Healthcare System, a two-hospital Mayo Clinic Care Network affiliate in Naples, Fla. [More]
July 25, 2019

Mercy Medical Center receives Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence. The goal is speeding recovery and reducing hospital readmissions for heart failure patients. [More]
July 12, 2019

St. Vincent Charity spine surgeon explains complex medical terms used in diagnosing back and neck problems

Dr. Robert McLain, a spine surgeon in the Spine and Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, published an article to provide information regarding cervical disc injury, cervical fusion, disc replacement surgery and more - to help make complex and sometimes confusing medical terms more understandable.
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July 1, 2019

St. Vincent Charity physician offers tips for preventing back pain and injury at work

Nearly 40 million Americans suffer from chronic lower back pain, according to new research. Millions of workers, particularly those in heavy labor-related jobs, either miss work or are forced to change jobs every year because of their pain. However, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Shall said there is help for those who suffer from work-related back pain and tips to avoid injury on the job. [More]
June 28, 2019

Regina Health Center ranks #3 in Ohio for residential care family satisfaction and #13 for nursing home satisfaction

Regina Health Center has again scored high in the recently released Ohio Department of Aging (ODA) Family Satisfaction Survey for both skilled nursing and assisted living. In the survey for residential care facilities (assisted living), Regina Health Center had a score of 97.4 out of 100, which is the third highest score among 743 total facilities. In the counterpart skilled nursing family survey, Regina Health Center had a score of 91.2 out of 100, ranking 13th among 986 total facilities in Ohio. [More]
June 24, 2019

Regina Health Center receives Circle of Excellence Award from national nursing administration association

The National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care (NADONA) recently awarded Regina Health Center with its highest honor, the Circle of Excellence Award, at a conference in Las Vegas. The award recognizes Regina Health Center for being one of only a handful of nursing homes in Ohio to receive a deficiency-free survey from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) in 2018. [More]

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