March 28, 2019

Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center earns RestorixHealth’s Center of Excellence Award

Mercy Medical Center's Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center is a recipient of RestorixHealth’s Center of Excellence Award. Recipients of this award meet or exceed national wound care quality benchmarks over a three-month period. [More]
March 21, 2019

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina hosts Kinship Care Day

More than 70,000 families in the South Carolina are living in a kinship care situation, which is when a family member takes care of another family member's child. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently hosted Kinship Care Day at the State House to show support for Senate Bill 191, which focuses on supplying the same support for kinship caregivers as foster parents receive. [More]
March 19, 2019

Early Childhood Resource Center releases spring 2019 training calendar

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) has released its spring 2018 training calendar, which details all the upcoming professional development programs the ECRC has planned for the next three months. Activities include professional development opportunities for educators and care providers, with many classes offered at no charge. [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 13, 2019

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal: Fighting the opioid epidemic with civil legal aid

Jennifer Kinsley is an attorney at The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and one of two attorneys who work full-time with St. Vincent Charity Medical System in a medical legal partnership (MLP). She recently wrote about MLPs in the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal and how the St. Vincent Charity/Legal Aid Society MLP provides free, on-site services to resolve civil legal issues that impact the overall health of patients. [More]
March 8, 2019

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families releases 2018 impact report

In 2018, more than 3,200 participants enrolled in South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families fatherhood programs designed to help them be responsible dads. These same programs positively impacted the lives of 7,374 children in South Carolina. The center released these numbers and other outcomes in a recent press conference at the South Carolina State House. [More]
March 6, 2019

Mercy Medical Center is leading efforts to reduce sepsis mortality in Ohio

With a sepsis mortality rate of nine percent, Mercy Medical Center has demonstrated leadership in rapidly identifying and treating sepsis, an extreme response to infection in which the body releases an excess of chemicals into the blood stream, initiating an inflammatory process that can quickly reduce blood flow to vital organs. Rapid identification and treatment of sepsis in the emergency department has helped Mercy exceed Ohio’s goal to reduce sepsis mortality and save lives. [More]
March 1, 2019

Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium video highlights partnership

The Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium, which includes St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, has released a new video highlighting the collaborative work under way by area hospitals to address the opioid crisis in the region. [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 25, 2019

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood provides trauma training for educators

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood is supporting an effort to provide trauma training to educators in Cleveland’s Central Neighborhood. Trauma training focuses on increasing knowledge and skills for educators to maintain a resilient classroom, which offers the time and space for those affected by trauma to heal and develop new ways to respond to negative thoughts and feelings. [More]

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