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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

December 9, 2020

Sisters of Charity Health System and Cleveland Clinic Reach Agreement for Mercy Medical Center to Become a Full Member of Cleveland Clinic

The Sisters of Charity Health System and Cleveland Clinic have signed an agreement for Mercy Medical Center to become a full member of the Cleveland Clinic health system. Mercy Medical Center will maintain its Catholic identity through sponsorship by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine. The transaction, which follows a letter of intent signed Sept. 27, 2019, is expected to close on Feb. 1, 2021, subject to regulatory approval. All services at Mercy Medical Center, including COVID-19 response, will continue without interruption throughout the regulatory approval process.

Mercy Medical Center, Sisters of Charity Health System, Sister Judith Ann Karam, Tom Strauss

July 17, 2020

Welcome Bishop Edward C. Malesic, 12th Bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland

Pope Francis yesterday named Bishop Edward C. Malesic, current Bishop of Diocese of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, as the 12th Bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland. The Sisters of Charity Health System and

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 were 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.

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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 21, 2021

Joseph's Home executive director and Perseverance in Hope keynote speaker to talk about medical respite Sept 22 on Ideastream Public Media

Joseph's Home Executive Director Beth Graham and Bobby Watts, keynote speaker for the upcoming Perseverance in Hope Benefit Luncheon and National Health Care for the Homeless Council CEO, will talk about medical respite and its importance in the community on Ideastream Public Media’s program, The Sound of Ideas, on Wednesday, September 22, at 9 a.m.

Joseph's Home, Outreach

September 17, 2021

Ask Congress to Include Ministry Priorities in Reconciliation Bill

The Sisters of Charity Health System joins the Catholic Health Association in urging Congress to include important provisions to expand health coverage and provide resources for safety net programs in the reconciliation package currently being drafted in the House. Please ask your members of Congress to make sure these important measures are included in a final legislative package.

Advocacy, Sisters of Charity Health System, Catholic Health Association

September 16, 2021

St. Vincent Charity first hospital in Ohio to perform total knee replacement procedures with next-generation robot system

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center is among the first health care facilities in the United States and the first health care facility in Ohio to utilize the second-generation TSolution One® Total Knee Application for total knee arthroplasty (TKA) from THINK Surgical, Inc. Bernard Stulberg, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon with the Spine & Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity, performed the first procedure with the new system in late August. THINK's TSolution One robot system for TKA supports an open implant library, giving surgeons a choice of implants from different manufacturers, facilitating greater patient customization.

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, health care

September 14, 2021

Generative Spirits podcast from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland discusses commitment to El Salvador

The Diocese of Cleveland has had a connection to El Salvador since it sent priests, nuns and lay volunteers to the country in 1964 to assist dioceses and support parish life in countries where there was a need for more ministers. COAR, the Community of St. Oscar A. Romero, was founded in 1980 as an orphanage by a Cleveland Diocese Mission Team priest during El Salvador’s civil war. Today, COAR Children’s Village continues its mission to serve vulnerable children and the community with foster care for 50-100 children; schooling for 1,000 children; and, a clinic, pharmacy and other services for

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Foundations

September 9, 2021

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families fatherhood program featured in The Post and Courier

The Post and Courier (Charleston, South Carolina) recently spotlighted Father to Father, Inc. and the life-changing work for fathers and their families the fatherhood program is making happen every

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, Outreach

September 3, 2021

Upstate Fatherhood Coalition one of only 10 organizations in South Carolina to receive grant from the Duke Energy Foundation for workforce development

The Upstate Fatherhood Coalition, which is a program of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, is one of only 10 organizations in South Carolina to receive a grant from the Duke Energy Foundation for building and enhancing strategic engineering initiatives that will help grow the energy industry’s workforce of tomorrow. The grants are designed to strengthen programs that serve underrepresented audiences, including minorities and military veterans.

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, Outreach

September 2, 2021

Health System and Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland partner with United Way and local hospitals and insurers to bring health innovation to Clevelanders

United Way of Greater Cleveland, The Rose Centers for Aging Well, the Sisters of Charity Health System, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and nine other hospital and health insurance partners have announced the launch of the Collaborative Investments + Health program. The program is an innovative and sustainable investment strategy that brings together hospital networks, Medicaid managed care providers and other stakeholders to collaborate on and lead programs designed to improve the lives of Clevelanders. The first six-month pilot will support Nutrition Solution, an expanded home-delivered meal service that combines medically tailored meals (MTMs), nutrition education and weekly

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