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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.

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

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June 22, 2021

Catholic Health World features St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in cover story on escalating demand for behavioral health services

Most Americans, directly or indirectly, experience behavioral health challenges at some point in their lives. For some, it’s a life-long struggle that drains resources and fractures families. In greater Cleveland, persons with mental illness and addiction have some of the direst needs, which have been further exacerbated by Covid-19. In its June 1 issue, Catholic Health World features St. Vincent Charity Medical Center in a cover story on pandemic stressors driving increased depression, anxiety and substance abuse. Individuals struggling with mental health and addiction challenges not only face a tremendous amount stigma, but they also receive their care from a

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Catholic Health Association, health care

June 21, 2021

The Post and Courier highlights work of South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families to help men play active roles in their children's lives

On Father's Day, the Post and Courier (Charleston, South Carolina) highlighted the work the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families does to help men play active roles in their children's lives and why dads are so vital to the well-being of their children, the safety of communities and the economy of the state. The article also highlighted the impact the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has had on the center.

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Outreach, Foundations

June 17, 2021

Midlands Fatherhood Coalition hosting Daddy & Me 5k Run June 19

After a year on hold, the Midlands Fatherhood Coalition is once again holding its annual Daddy & Me 5K to raise money to continue the organization’s impact in the greater Columbia, South Carolina, area. The Midlands Fatherhood Coalition, which is part of the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, is a holistic organization with a mission to engage fathers in the positive support of their children. The group works to enhance support for fatherhood throughout the South Carolina Midlands.

South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families, Outreach

June 15, 2021

Urge Your Lawmakers to Support a Better Way to Repay Act

Hospitals, health systems and other providers struggled greatly to meet the health care needs of the communities they serve as Covid-19 raged across the United States—and they continue to face significant financial challenges because of the pandemic. These providers received just over $100 billion in Medicare Accelerated and Advanced Payment loans during 2020 to help them fight Covid (section 3719 of the CARES Act). Last year, Congress extended the repayment terms of the expanded accelerated and advanced payment policy for Medicare providers, which was a tremendous help to providers. Providers remain very concerned about their ability to pay back the

Advocacy, health care, Sisters of Charity Health System

June 15, 2021

Joseph's Home director of development named 2021 Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year by Young Nonprofit Professionals Network Cleveland

The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) Cleveland announced that Madeline (Maddie) Wallace, director of development at Joseph's Home, is the recipient of its 2021 Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year Award. The award honors young, nonprofit professionals who have made a significant impact on the nonprofit sector and the city of Cleveland through their work and community efforts. Young professionals from around the city were nominated by directors, co-workers, friends and mentors.

Joseph's Home, Outreach

June 11, 2021

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awards 91 grants totaling $1.5 million; reaches $80 million over 25 years

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina awarded its first round of 2021 grants totaling $1,516,500 to 91 nonprofits that are working to make life better for people experiencing poverty. This latest round of awards pushes the total amount of grant funding to $80 million that the foundation has awarded nonprofits in South Carolina over its 25-year history.

Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina, Foundations

June 9, 2021

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland partners with MASS Design Group to inform vision for Health Campus in Central neighborhood

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, Foundations