April 23, 2015

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center opens new geriatric psychiatry unit

To continue meeting the community's mental health needs, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently opened a new 16-bed dedicated geriatric psychiatry unit. The new unit and addition of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) as a treatment expands the hospital’s mental health services, which also includes a psychiatric emergency department and addiction services. [More]
April 21, 2015

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina names 2015 award winners

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina will present its annual awards in June to individuals and organizations that represent the core values of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine: Collaboration, compassion, courage, justice and respect. The 2015 award winners will be formally recognized at the foundation’s annual luncheon. [More]
April 20, 2015

Hospitals get new ratings from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently introduced star ratings on Hospital Compare, the agency’s public information website, to make it easier for consumers to choose a hospital and understand the quality of care they deliver. The new star rating system ranks more than 3,500 hospitals across the country based on patients’ reviews. [More]
April 17, 2015

Early Childhood Resource Center brings resources to parents in at-risk neighborhoods

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) is bringing needed resources to at-risk neighborhoods by offering parent cafés throughout the Canton community as part of a national child abuse prevention strategy called Strengthening Families. [More]
April 16, 2015

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards $1.8 million in 2014 grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded $1,863,811 in grants in 2014 in the areas of health, education and social services to 155 recipients in all 46 South Carolina counties. [More]
April 15, 2015

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton creates a culture of health in Stark County

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has been a partner in Live Well Stark County since it began in 2011, helping support and fund this group of community leaders who work together to make Stark County healthier. Live Well Stark County promotes policies and programs that support wellness through healthy nutrition and physical activity behaviors. [More]
April 14, 2015

Mercy Cancer Center receives national achievement award for third consecutive time

Mercy Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center was recently presented with the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Mercy Medical Center is one of a select group of only 75 U.S. health care facilities with accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor for surveys performed last year. [More]
April 9, 2015

Early Childhood Resource Center opens neighborhood resource rooms

The most recent issue of the "ECRC Community Chronicle" newsletter is now available, which covers news about new neighborhood resource rooms in the Canton community and more information about the importance of investing in early education. [More]
April 7, 2015

Mercy hosts dental and diabetes outreach programs

As part of its mission outreach efforts in northeast Canton, Mercy Medical Center recently held dental and diabetes education programs at Mercy at St. Paul Square and Imagine school. [More]
April 6, 2015

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awards $300,000 in first-quarter grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awarded seven grants totaling $300,000 in the first quarter to nonprofit organizations working to end youth, adult and family homelessness and to support women religious activities to celebrate The Year of Consecrated Life as announced by Pope Francis, as well as other local community efforts. [More]

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