February 13, 2019

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland elects 2019 board officers and welcomes new board members

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland welcomes three new board members in 2019, as well as announces the board’s 2019 officers: Robyn N. Gordon, chair; Judge Michael John Ryan, vice chair; Woodrow Whitlow, PhD, vice chair; Sean Hennessy, treasurer; Joe Gibbons, secretary. [More]
February 12, 2019

Mercy Medical Center lowers rates of readmissions by more than 20% with new artificial intelligence capabilities

Mercy Medical Center has lowered rates of all-cause readmissions by more that 20 percent through the application of Jvion’s Cognitive Machine solution. Mercy is effectively leveraging Jvion’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to enhance quality improvement efforts and care quality. [More]
February 10, 2019

Fellowship perspective: What the Innovation Mission teaches us

As the professional development consultant on The Innovation Mission, Dennis Beatrice has led the fellows in workshops on the innovative process and oversees the ongoing development of their projects. Below, Dennis offers his own reflection on how an innovative process can inspire a simple solution to a complex problem. Through The Innovation Mission fellowship, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is empowering five experts to develop their own innovative approaches to breaking the cycle of poverty. [More]

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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]
February 4, 2019

Early Childhood Resource Center part of $618,000 GAR Foundation initiative to advance quality in Akron preschools

The GAR Foundation recently announced the launch of a new $618,000 initiative designed to advance early childhood learning in Akron’s neighborhoods with the greatest needs. The initiative is a collaboration between GAR Foundation, the Early Childhood Resource Center, Summit Education Initiative and Kent State University’s Center for Public Policy and Health. [More]
January 31, 2019

Healthy Business Council of Ohio recognizes Mercy Medical Center for healthy worksite practices

The Healthy Business Council of Ohio recently recognized Mercy Medical Center with the 2018 Healthy Worksite GOLD Level Award. Mercy was among 73 Ohio employers recognized for demonstrating a commitment to employee wellness through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs. [More]
January 30, 2019

Cleveland's Campus District highlights work of Joseph's Home

Joseph's Home, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, is located in Cleveland's Campus District area. The Campus District recently highlighted the work Joseph's Home does to help homeless men with acute medical needs heal and achieve independence. [More]
January 29, 2019

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland supports launch of Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is one of several local philanthropic organizations providing initial support to Lead Safe Cleveland, a coalition organized to prevent lead poisoning in Cleveland. [More]
January 23, 2019

Tour of Good Cheer Brings Christmas Joy to Joseph’s Home

Dick Clough loves celebrating Christmas and the spirit of giving. He loves both so much he celebrates every year by giving away nearly 9,000 pieces of clothing, toys and gift cards to more than 1,500 adults and children through the Tour of Good Cheer. The Saturday before this Christmas, Clough, 85 volunteer “elves” and a fleet of four buses filled with the volunteers and gifts visited 10 facilities, including stops at St. Vincent Charity and Joseph’s Home. [More]
January 17, 2019

Regina Health Center undertakes major renewal project with generous donor support

Regina Health Center celebrated its 25th anniversary last year. The highlight of the anniversary celebrations was a gala event in September, where a $1 million matching gift initiative was announced to raise funds for a 25th anniversary renovation campaign. With the help of generous donors, Regina Health Center kicked off the renovation project in early January to update and beautify all resident rooms and resident gathering spaces in the nursing home portion of the facility. [More]

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