November 30, 2018

Heart attack survivor teaches others how to do the "St. Vincent kiss"

Former patient Jonathan Petrea loves to tell others about the care he received at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center after suffering a heart attack in 2017. He also loves to demonstrate what he calls “the St. Vincent Charity kiss.” [More]
November 27, 2018

Third annual #weGiveCatholic online crowdfunding event happening now

Several ministries of the Sisters of Charity Health System are participating in the third-annual online day of Catholic giving in Northeast Ohio. The event is called #weGiveCatholic and is happening today, Tuesday, November 27, which is Giving Tuesday—a national day of giving for nonprofits. [More]
November 20, 2018

Breanne Cavileer named executive director of Light of Hearts Villa

The boards and leadership of the Sisters of Charity Health System and Light of Hearts Villa have named Breanne Cavileer as the executive director of Light of Hearts Villa. The hiring of Cavileer follows the retirement of former Executive Director Elizabeth (Betty) Hickle in October. Cavileer is a licensed nursing home administrator (LNHA) and certified dementia practitioner with more than a decade of experience leading skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. [More]
November 19, 2018

Mercy Medical Center receives 10th consecutive EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

For the 10th consecutive year, Mercy Medical Center has been awarded the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification—one of only three hospitals in the U.S., and the only one in Ohio, to earn this designation. Each year the hospital’s main campus, a facility of one million square feet that’s a blend of old and new construction, saves approximately $976,000 in energy costs. [More]
November 13, 2018

Mercy Medical Center again verified as a Level II Trauma Center by American College of Surgeons

The Trauma Center at Mercy Medical Center Emergency Services has again been verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes Mercy’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients. [More]
November 8, 2018

The Heart of Regina Health Center: Sister Rosemarie Robinson, OP, set the stage more than 25 years ago

Regina Health Center (RHC) has been celebrating its 25th anniversary throughout 2018. The most recent issue of "The Heart of Regina Health Center" newsletter documented some of those celebrations and has been providing a history of RHC. Sister Rosemarie Robinson, OP, was one of many who helped lay the foundation for RHC more than a quarter century ago and is now a resident at RHC. Her story and much more appears in the fall newsletter. [More]
November 5, 2018

Mercy Service League’s 2018 Harvest Ball raises funds to purchase more germ-zapping robots

Mercy Service League held its 2018 Harvest Ball on October 20 at the Canton Memorial Civic Center Auditorium, raising more than $280,000 with proceeds benefiting the purchase of two Xenex LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robots™ for Mercy Medical Center. Nearly 400 guests attended this year’s Harvest Ball, Amore Amalfi, a vintage Italian-inspired evening. [More]
October 31, 2018

Regina Health Center again named one of the best nursing homes in the country by U.S. News & World Report

Regina Health Center has again been named one of the best nursing homes in the country by U.S. News & World Report. The publication evaluated more than 15,000 homes nationwide in every state and nearly 100 major metropolitan areas. U.S. News has named Regina Health Center a best nursing home multiple times before, including for 2017-18. [More]
October 25, 2018

Sen. Sherrod Brown joins addiction treatment professionals, patients at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown joined addiction treatment professionals and patients at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently to discuss the passage of a bipartisan bill to help more Ohioans access treatment for substance use disorders. [More]
October 22, 2018

Sisters of Charity Health System Names Paul Hiltz President & CEO of Mercy Medical Center

The Sisters of Charity Health System has announced the permanent placement of Paul C. Hiltz, FACHE, as president & CEO of Mercy Medical Center in Canton, OH. Hiltz has served in this role in an interim capacity since July 2017. Founded in 1908 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Mercy Medical Center’s recent achievements and successes include delivering a higher standard of care for treatment of heart attack patients; several consecutive years of national recognition for outstanding quality care for cancer patients; new technology for preventing infections; innovative approaches to patient safety and monitoring; and investments in Jackson Township and North Canton that will expand outpatient services and help boost the regional economy. [More]

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