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St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Launches Centralized Access for Behavioral Health Services

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center (SVCMC), which is home to Rosary Hall – one of Ohio’s first and best hospital-based addiction treatment centers – today unveiled new centralized access to behavioral health inpatient services. “Centralized access offers a single point of entry to any of St. Vincent Charity’s 27 inpatient detoxification beds and 64 inpatient psychiatry beds,” said Megan Bush, MBA, LISWS, director of intake and access, behavioral health, SVCMC. “The new model promises a swift and linear intake process for referrals from other hospitals, SVCMC providers, external agencies and individuals seeking services on their own.” Referring partners, as well as community members with mental health questions, can call 216-363-2580 to reach centralized access, which is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, year-round. ...Continue →

Safely Managing Training to Avoid Serious Injury

Brunswick High School standout Jordyn Thomas overcame the threat of a season-ending injury to move on and dominate the 2020 OHSAA Gymnastics State Championship. As the state’s all-around champion, Jordyn credits Dr. Michael Canales, of the St. Vincent Spine and Orthopedic Institute for her ability to compete in the state championships. ...Continue →

Balance the Pain and Get Back to Life

Is chronic pain impacting your life or the life of someone you love? An analysis conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concluded that approximately 50 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Accomplished pain management physician Dr. Joshua Goldner from The Pain Management Center at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recently hosted a Facebook Live event to talk about chronic pain management and available treatment options. ...Continue →

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Appoints Russell E. Spieth, Ph.D., as Director of Outpatient Services at Rosary Hall

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has named Russell E. Spieth, Ph.D., as director of outpatient services at Rosary Hall. In this role, Dr. Spieth provides leadership and operational oversight of ambulatory addiction treatment services, as well as staff and program development for the expanding continuum of Rosary Hall. He also ensures close coordination with Rosary Hall’s inpatient detoxification services, inpatient behavioral health and other hospital programs. ...Continue →

When’s right time for knee replacement?

It is critical patients work with their physician to find the the balancing point between the use of less invasive treatments and the risk of additional deterioration that may impede restoration of function. ...Continue →

Dr. Michael Biscaro Discusses Behavioral Health and COVID-19 on Crain's Cleveland Business Panel

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Chief of Behavioral Health Michael J. Biscaro, Psy.D., ABPP (Forensic) recently joined an expert panel to discuss Behavioral Health and COVID-19 with Crain's Cleveland Business. As outlined by Crain's, COVID-19 has simultaneously negatively affected many people's mental health and caused new roadblocks for people to access that care. This is especially concerning for those already suffering with mental illness and substance use disorders. How are behavioral health care providers grappling with that reality? Watch as health care reporter Lydia Coutré moderated an hour-long discussion on how people can cope with mental health during COVID-19. ...Continue →

Plantar Fasciitis on Rise During COVID-19 Pandemic

Cases of plantar fasciitis, a common orthopedic ailment, are on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to St. Vincent Charity foot and ankle surgeon Dr. Duane Ehredt Jr. “Plantar fasciitis is typically more common in runners over the age of 40, those who may be carrying extra weight or those with flat feet or high arches,” Dr. Ehredt said. “However, with people quarantining at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, many are replacing trips to the gym with daily running or walking. Then, they may come home and walk barefoot or wear flip flops the rest of the day. In addition, some have become more sedentary during stay at home orders.” All of this, Dr. Ehredt said, contributes to an increase in cases of plantar fasciitis. ...Continue →

Ways to safely adapt exercise during COVID-19 pandemic

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing a growing number of overuse injuries, joint pain, tendonitis and muscle strain in patients who have had to shift their exercise routines. There are easy steps you can take to protect your body when beginning a new running routine. ...Continue →

Opinion: A disastrous Census undercount looms. Act now to protect NE Ohio’s future.

Information being collected right now for the 2020 Census will shape how hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funds flow into communities for the next 10 years. Counting everyone in a community helps leaders effectively plan for the future and informs funding decisions for critical public services. 2020 Census response rates vary significantly throughout Northeast Ohio. In the city of Cleveland, not even half (47.9%) of households have been counted yet. A Sunday opinion piece on Cleveland.com urged everyone to respond to the census before the September 30 deadline. ...Continue →

St. Vincent Charity among group of hospitals and colleges partnering to build talent pipeline

Cleveland hospitals, including St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, and area colleges are teaming up to build a strong health care workforce. The initiative, known as the Workforce Connect Healthcare Sector Partnership, creates a health care talent pipeline, while also ensuring that job seekers have career pathways with family-sustaining wages. ...Continue →

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Statement on the Passing of 10th Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, Bishop Richard Lennon

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CLEVELAND – The Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium has released a new video, highlighting the collaborative work under way by area hospitals to address the opioid crisis in the region.The ...continue reading

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June 4, 2018

St. Vincent Surgeon Performs Breakthrough Knee Revision Surgery

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center’s Dr. Bernard Stulberg recently became the first orthopedic surgeon in the country to perform total knee revision surgery utilizing the latest GPS technology. The procedure marks a breakthrough in knee revision surg ...continue reading

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