June 28, 2020

SCHS Vice President selected for Leadership Cleveland Class of 2021

The Cleveland Leadership Center has named 68 people, drawn from public companies, nonprofits and public-sector institutions and chosen through a competitive application process, as members of the Leadership Cleveland class of 2021, including Rebecca L. Gallant, vice president of communications for the Sisters of Charity Health System. [More]
June 26, 2020

Light of Hearts Villa launches memory care capital campaign

Light of Hearts Villa recently launched its Forever Remember Campaign, a plan to raise funds toward an $850,000 project to greatly improve it Lumen Lane Memory Care Unit and to enhance programming for residents with memory disorders. To put the Light of Hearts Villa facilities on par with its standard of excellent care, more than $1.5 million has been invested in campus improvements over the past several years. Even with these great strides, there are still areas where it would be beneficial to expand services, improve the care environment and enhance the overall quality of life for residents. [More]
June 25, 2020

Mercy interim CEO and president and CEO of Aultman Health Foundation pen joint editorial about COVID-19 response

Mercy Medical Center interim CEO Tom Strauss and Aultman Health Foundation President and CEO Ed Roth authored a special joint editorial published by The Canton Repository that describes how each medical facility has strengthened their responses to COVID-19. It details the "dynamic, transparent and highly effective partnership" formed between Mercy and Aultman to meet the unique health care needs of the Canton community during the current pandemic. [More]
June 24, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awards more than $1 million in grants

During the first and second quarters of 2020, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton awarded more than $1 million in grants, including significant emergency funding to address pandemic-related challenges. Faced with unprecedented need, the foundation collaborated closely with local funders to shore up organizations on the front lines of the pandemic, including organizations serving the homeless population, those providing food and emergency assistance, and pandemic child care providers. [More]
June 19, 2020

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland gives more than $1.3 million in first-half 2020 grants

The board of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland recently approved its second-quarter grant docket, bringing total grant awards for 2020 to $1,383,609. A majority of funding in first and second quarters supported response efforts to basic needs support following COVID-19, as well as sustained focus on the foundation's core strategic areas of homelessness and Catholic sister ministry. [More]
June 15, 2020

Mercy Sleep Disorders Center recognized for excellence with American Academy of Sleep Medicine Accreditation

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) has recognized Mercy Sleep Disorders Center for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with sleep disorders. This accreditation includes both Mercy Sleep Disorder Centers, located at Mercy Medical Center and Mercy Health Center of Jackson. This prestigious designation indicates to patients, referring physicians, and other providers, that Mercy is committed to providing sleep disorders patients with the highest quality of care. [More]
June 5, 2020

Statement on the death of The Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., fifth bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown

On behalf of the Sisters of Charity Health System, we are deeply saddened to learn this morning that The Most Rev. George V. Murry, S.J., bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, has entered eternal life. God has called him home. [More]

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June 4, 2020

Regina Health Center continues the legacy of compassion and care in the time of COVID-19

In the new issue of The Heart of Regina Health Center newsletter, Executive Director Mark Yantek writes about the steps that have been taken to mitigate the risk of exposure to COVID-19, how residents are staying engaged and an update about building renovations wrapping up. There is also a story about how one resident has been helping the homeless during the pandemic, additional news, upcoming events, stories of how Regina Health Center carries out its mission, and more. [More]
May 31, 2020

Statement from the Sisters of Charity Health System: A CALL FOR RACIAL JUSTICE

The recent deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and others in similar circumstances remind us that racism continues to cast a long shadow across our nation. Structural racism is also manifesting significantly today through the disproportionate deaths of Black Americans and other people of color from COVID-19. We must respond in a renewed commitment to justice and peace. Let us work in solidarity to end the racism and violence that continues to devastate the health and well-being of too many. [More]
May 29, 2020

Mercy Medical Center sends recovered COVID patients home with a song

Recovered COVID-19 patients are being serenaded upon their discharge from Catholic hospitals with inspiring tunes. Mercy Medical Center is one of those hospital, and is letting COVID patients pick which song they want to hear as they are heading out. Mercy and some of the songs patients have chosen were mentioned in a Catholic Health World article about music being used to rejoice in the victories of patients who have survived serious or near-fatal complications of the virus and are going home. [More]

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