Skip to Content

News

News Releases

November 15, 2022

Sisters of Charity Health System Names Dr. Charles Garven Chief Medical Officer as New Era Begins at St. Vincent Charity Community Health Center

The Sisters of Charity Health System has named Charles Garven, M.D. as its new chief medical officer to provide clinical leadership for its ministries, including Regina Health Center, Light of Hearts Villa, St. Vincent Charity Health Campus and the newly named St. Vincent Charity Community Health Center on E. 22nd Street in Cleveland, following its transition to an outpatient health care facility.

Dr. Charles Garven

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

Media Clips

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

Recent Blog Posts

February 2, 2023

Central Promise Neighborhood 'reverse ride-along' program featured in Catholic Health World cover article

In its February 1 edition, Catholic Health World, the national newspaper of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, published a cover page article about the "reverse ride-along" program in Cleveland, which is hosted by Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and Inner Visions of Cleveland. The program is a re-imagining of the traditional police ride along as it reverses roles and lets the community design the tour and highlight people, places and resources they would like to introduce to Cleveland's newest police officers.

Promise Neighborhood, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Foundations, Outreach

January 26, 2023

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton hosting grant application process workshop April 18

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton is hosting a grant application process workshop on April 18 from 9-10 a.m. The workshop is designed for nonprofit organizations that intend to apply for funding from the foundation. Nonprofit organizations are encouraged to send a representative to the workshop before applying.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Foundations

January 16, 2023

Healthy Learners celebrates Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and highlights how it fights inequities to honor his legacy

In a news post on its website, Healthy Learners reflected on the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and how the ministry is able to honor his legacy. The post highlights his legacy, the inequities in health care across South Carolina and how Healthy Learners strives to help his dream live on by working to ensure all children can be at their best in the classroom.

Healthy Learners, Outreach

January 12, 2023

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awards $500,000 in fourth quarter grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland board of directors recently approved the final installment of quarterly grants in 2022, totaling $500,500. The grants cover a variety of focus areas, including supporting the ministries of Catholic sisters, food access and community, health equity, ending homelessness at its roots, and more.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Foundations

January 10, 2023

News19 spotlights new Dad's Den at Midland's Fatherhood Coalition

The Midlands Fatherhood Coalition, a program of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, has completed renovations on a "Dad's Den" room at its Sumter, South Carolina, location. The coalition is currently fundraising to furnish the room, which will provide a safe space for men to bond with their children. News19 in Columbia recently spotlighted the program's work to complete the Dad's Den.

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, Outreach

January 5, 2023

Joseph & Mary's Home celebrates a busy 2022 and looks ahead to expanding its mission

Joseph's Home - now Joseph & Mary's Home - had a big year in 2022 and has big plans for 2023. Top on the list of accomplishments was the opening of Mary's Home, a new 10-bed medical respite facility for women experiencing homelessness. With the addition, Joseph's Home unveiled its new Joseph & Mary's Home name to reflect the addition of serving both men and women. Executive Director Beth Graham penned a letter highlighting accomplishments of 2022 and looking ahead to 2023.

Joseph & Mary's Home, Outreach

December 30, 2022

By the numbers: Healthy Learners provides access to medical care to more than 2,200 students in 2022

Healthy Learners provides students in 14 school districts across South Carolina with access to essential medical, dental and vision care so that they have the opportunity to reach their full potential. In 2022, Healthy Learners served more than 2,200 students, who received 11,000 health services from 240 providers. Staff members traveled 77,000 miles transporting children to their medical appointments. Ja'Shawn is one of those thousands of students served. His story appeared in the most recent Healthy Learners newsletter.

Healthy Learners, Outreach