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September 14, 2022

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and the Sisters of Charity Health System Transform East 22nd Street Campus to Build on their Devotion to Healing

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center transitions from acute care to ambulatory care as part of adaptive reuse of the campus that will also bring new partners to meet community-identified needs through

July 11, 2022

Sisters of Charity Health System Names New Senior Vice President of Mission & Ministry

The Sisters of Charity Health System, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, has named Miguel Chavez as senior vice president of mission & ministry. In this role, Chavez will oversee continuing integration of the philosophy and values of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine into the daily operations of the Sisters of Charity Health System and all of its operating units in Ohio and South Carolina. His areas of responsibility will include mission formation; leadership development; ethics; pastoral care; palliative care; and diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

Miguel Chavez, Sister Judith Ann Karam, Sisters of Charity Health System, Janice Murphy

October 13, 2021

Leadership transition signals new era of Catholic health ministry from Sisters of Charity Health System

The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) today announced its president & CEO, Thomas J. Strauss, will step down from his position effective December 31, 2021, after five years of dedicated service to the mission and ministry of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine. Janice G. Murphy, MSN, FACHE,…

Sisters of Charity Health System

June 8, 2021

Sisters of Charity Foundation Partners with MASS Design Group to Engage Residents and Community Partners to Inform Vision for Health Campus in Central

MASS Design Group, a global design collective dedicated to delivering architecture that promotes justice and human dignity, has been engaged by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland to create a Health Campus that provides care for the whole person. In the Central Neighborhood, the Health Campus will build on the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine’s 170-year legacy of healing by bringing new services to the community that address the social determinants of health.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Sisters of Charity Health System, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

February 4, 2021

Sisters of Charity Health System Joins Other Catholic Health Care Systems in Making Comprehensive Commitment to Confronting Racism by Achieving Health Equity

The Sisters of Charity Health System today announced that it is joining with the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) in a new initiative to confront racism by achieving health equity.

Sisters of Charity Health System, Catholic Health Association

February 1, 2021

Mercy Medical Center Joins Cleveland Clinic Health System

Cleveland Clinic and Sisters of Charity Health System officials announced today that Mercy Medical Center is now a full member of the Cleveland Clinic health system while maintaining its Catholic identity through sponsorship by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine.

Mercy Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic

January 7, 2021

Prayer for Peace in National Violence

The Sisters of Charity Health System joins the community in praying for peace, and continues to denounce all violence. We pray that we may find common ground together with all Americans. And, we pray that order be restored in our nation’s capital. We remember our values and support the democratic process that was embedded at our founding. May God bless our nation and help us to find a path toward peace and healing of all division.

Prayers

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St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and University Hospitals get close to $3 million in federal money to fight addiction

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and University Hospitals a $2.89 million grant to improve access to addiction care in Northeast Ohio.

The Plain Dealer / cleveland.com

Telehealth rises to meet health care need in pandemic

As we continue through the pandemic, regular checkups and health care visits are more important than ever. But when every trip out of the house poses the risk of infection, many individuals fear visiting the doctor.

Cleveland Jewish News

COVID-19 pandemic shows skeptics telehealth technology's benefits and opportunities

The payment models and regulations that have for years stymied the health care industry's efforts to grow virtual-care options have been rapidly adjusted during the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing a wave of patients to access their providers through telehealth.

Crain's Cleveland Business

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September 29, 2022

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland's latest Generative Spirits podcast explores online ministry

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has released the latest episode of its podcast, Generative Spirits: Conversations with Catholic Sisters. For the September episode (season 3, episode 7), Rachel Drotar, Generative Spirit program coordinator for the foundation, welcomes Sr. Réjane Cytacki, SCL, executive director of A Nun's Life, an online ministry that welcomes people from around the world to gather to explore God’s calling in their lives. On the podcast, they discuss the unique nature of having an online ministry, their experience in sharing community with a group of sister podcasters, and how love shows up in their relationships

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Foundations

September 27, 2022

Early Childhood Resource Center's SPARK kindergarten readiness program now officially considered a promising practice

The SPARK kindergarten readiness program, which is managed by the Early Childhood Resource Center, has officially been accepted for inclusion in the MCH Innovations Database as a Promising Practice. The database, operated by the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs, accepts only those practices that are demonstrated to be effective and grounded in practice-based evidence. Funders and researchers look to the database when searching for programs that positively impact maternal and child health.

Early Childhood Resource Center, Outreach, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Foundations

September 21, 2022

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina selects five HBCU students for 2022 President's Fellows program

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina announced the start of a new class for its President’s Fellows program, an initiative in partnership with HBCUs in South Carolina that provides professional development experiences in philanthropy for African American males. Launched in 2015, the President’s Fellows program addresses underrepresentation of African Americans in nonprofit leadership.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Foundations

September 19, 2022

Joseph & Mary's Home benefit luncheon raises $95,000 to support mission of providing healing and assistance with permanent housing

More than 400 people attended the Joseph & Mary's Home Perseverance in Hope 2022 Benefit Luncheon in Cleveland on September 13, helping raise $95,000 to support the ministry's mission of providing healing and assistance with permanent housing. The new name of the ministry—Joseph & Mary’s Home—was also unveiled at the luncheon. The name reflects the addition of Mary’s Home to now serve both men and women.

Joseph's Home, Outreach

September 14, 2022

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and the Sisters of Charity Health System Transform East 22nd Street Campus to Build on their Devotion to Healing

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center transitions from acute care to ambulatory care as part of adaptive reuse of the campus that will also bring new partners to meet community-identified needs through

September 14, 2022

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton supports Stark Library program for early literacy

Nearly 60% of Ohio kindergartners start the school year without the necessary skills to read. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton has worked for years to help improve school readiness and educational opportunities, investing $26 million over the last 25 years. Most recently, the foundation provided a grant to the Stark Library to expand its programs geared toward helping kids read at an early age.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Foundations

September 12, 2022

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland releases 2021 annual report: 25 Years of Partnership and Authenticity

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has released its 2021 annual report, 25 Years of Partnership and Authenticity, which explores the ways the foundation lives its commitment to community: by bringing those with lived expertise into every aspect of its work, from grantmaking to strategy development to the way it evaluates success. The report provides stories of lived experiences in three areas: how lived expertise influences strategy and direction, lived expertise in grantmaking processes and lived expertise in learning.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Foundations