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]
February 21, 2019

St. Vincent Charity surgeon one of few in Northeast Ohio specializing in "laser spine surgery"

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center spine surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Shall is one of a select few in Northeast Ohio who specializes in minimally invasive surgery to correct spinal disorders. Often referred to as “laser spine surgery," minimally invasive spine surgery has many advantages, including shorter recovery times and stronger long-term results, over traditional surgical techniques. [More]
February 19, 2019

Building on successes: Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland senior program director reflects on highlights of 2018

At the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, there's much to look forward to in 2019. Senior Program Director Adrienne Mundorf recently reflected on carrying forward some of her biggest takeaways of 2018. [More]
February 15, 2019

Fatherhood program helps father of 3 get job training and reconnect with his children

The South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families supports six fatherhood programs in 12 communities across the state to strengthen families through fatherhood engagement. A father of three, Ron Pyett enrolled at one of those programs, Man 2 Man, and now has a new career, financial stability and a better relationship with his children. [More]
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]

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