December 2, 2013

Sister Judith Ann Karam helps open Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland

Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader for the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, participated in the recent grand opening ceremonies for the Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland. The center is the only facility in the world that displays the future of health and health care.

Sister Judith Ann joined other dignitaries onstage in speaking about the importance of the center for Cleveland and the future of health care. Healthcare Technology Online was there to cover the event in full created a video that recaps the ceremony.

The video features comments from Sister Judith Ann, as well as: Ed FitzGerald, Cuyahoga County Executive; Frank G. Jackson, mayor, city of Cleveland; Dr. Toby Cosgrove, CEO and president, Cleveland Clinic; Dr. Akram Boutros, president and CEO, MetroHealth; Thomas F. Zenty III, CEO, University Hospitals; Tom Gentile, CEO, GE Healthcare Systems; Tim Chapman, senior VP and group president healthcare, STERIS; and H. Stephen Lieber, president/CEO, HIMSS Worldwide.

The Sisters of Charity Health System is the parent corporation for the sponsored ministries of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine. The health system is showcasing technology for the patient home on the first floor of the center.

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