An Overview of Our Ministries in Health Care

Pope John Paul the II defined health as “Health is a dynamic tension towards physical, mental, social, and spiritual harmony, and not only the absence of illness…”

The provision of quality health care to all people is a Sisters of Charity Health System hallmark that touches everything we do. The roots of this ministry lie within the more than 160-year legacy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine.

The Sisters of Charity Health System solely owns two Catholic hospitals: St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, and Mercy Medical Center in Canton, Ohio. 

The Sisters of Charity Health System provides residential eldercare services at Regina Health Center in Richfield, Ohio, and Light of Hearts Villa in Bedford, Ohio. 

These organizations have earned national recognition for cutting-edge achievements in clinical practice and innovation, active involvement in meeting ever-changing community needs, and shared commitment to representing the compassion and excellence that distinguishes Catholic health care.

Catholic Health Care

SCHS WHOLLY OWNED Health Care Ministries

Mercy Medical Center Canton, OH
The first accredited Chest Pain Center in the U.S. (2003) and Stark County’s first Chest Pain Center to be certified to perform angioplasty 24/7. (2006).

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Cleveland, OH
Ohio’s first hospital to make blood conservation the standard of care for all patients and home to The Regional Center for Blood Conservation. (1994)

Light of Hearts Villa Bedford, OH
Provides an enhanced, enriched and improved quality of life for older adults and their families.

Regina Health Center Richfield, OH
Situated on a 240-acre campus, Regina Health Center offers a special blend of medical and spiritual elder care services that sets it apart from other long-term centers.

Independent Physician Solutions Bedford, OH
Offers robust infrastructure to provide independent physicians the tools, technology and support they need to meet the competitive and regulatory challenges of health care reform while maintaining their independence

other Hospitals founded by the sisters of charity of St. augustine

St. John Medical Center Westlake, OH
In 2015, the SCHS/UH 50/50 joint venture of St. John Medical Center in Westlake, Ohio transitioned to full ownership by University Hospitals.

Providence Hospitals Columbia, SC
In 2016, the Sisters of Charity Health System announced the completed acquisition of Providence Hospital and Providence Orthopedic Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina by LifePoint Health.

Blog Posts From

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland celebrates The Innovation Mission and fighting poverty with big ideas

For the past 18-months, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland worked to help encourage and develop innovative ideas aimed at breaking down specific barriers faced by low-income families through five fellows chosen for the Innovation Mission: Fighting Poverty with Big Ideas. The foundation held a recent community event at the Global Center for Health Innovation in Cleveland to uplift and champion the fellows’ innovative solutions to fighting poverty.[More]

tags: Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Foundations

Healthy Insights from Healthy Learners: Making a difference in children’s lives

Healthy Learners provides thousands of vision, dental, medication and other health-related services to students across South Carolina on its mission for healthy children, better students and thriving communities. The latest issue of the Healthy Insights from Healthy Learners newsletter shares the stories of students who Healthy Learners has helped remove their health barriers to learning, as well as news, program updates and more.[More]

tags: Healthy Learners, Outreach

Joseph’s Home benefit luncheon June 19 to help ill homeless men heal

Joseph’s Home, which serves as the only homeless service provider in Northeast Ohio exclusively focused on medical respite care, will hold its signature fundraising event, Perseverance in Hope: The Annual Joseph’s Home Benefit Luncheon, Wednesday, June 19 at 11:30 a.m. at Windows on the River in Cleveland. The Most Reverend Nelson J. Perez, Bishop of Cleveland, is the keynote speaker and Dan Moulthrop, CEO of The City Club of Cleveland, is serving as emcee.[More]

tags: Joseph's Home, Outreach

Mercy Medical Center offering Western Stark County residents free lab and health screenings, free mammograms

Mercy Medical Center and the Massillon Rotary Foundation are partnering to offer free laboratory and health screenings for the Western Stark County community from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22 at Mercy Health Center of Massillon. Free mammograms are available, by appointment, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18 at Mercy Health Center of Massillon.[More]

tags: Mercy Medical Center, health care

Early Childhood Resource Center hosts screening of new documentary about early care and education

The Early Childhood Resource Center recently hosted a showing of No Small Matter, a documentary by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Craig Jacobs of Chicago, on the limitless benefits of early childhood education. The Canton Repository featured an opinion piece about the documentary screening and the importance of early childhood education.[More]

tags: Early Childhood Resource Center, Outreach