Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Feb 11, 2009

Mercy Appoints Aqeel Sandhu, M.D., Medical Director Of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently appointed Aqeel A. Sandhu, M.D., F.A.C.S., medical director of cardiothoracic surgery.

Jan 20, 2009

Mercy Homecare Again Named to HomeCare Elite

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: For the second year in row, Mercy Medical Center Homecare has been named among the best-performing home health care agencies in the U.S., placing it in the nation's top 25 percent.



Jan 15, 2009

Mercy Installs Pet/CT Diagnostic Imaging System Onsite

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center was the first in the area to offer PET/CT scans via mobile service and now is the only facility between Cleveland and Columbus to offer PET/CT scans daily and on site.

Jan 14, 2009

Mercy Offers Free Smoking Cessation, Pulmonary Rehab Classes

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Think you’re too old to quit smoking? Think again. Studies show that even smokers who quit after age 70 boost their chances of living longer, healthier lives. Mercy Medical Center’s Smoking Cessation Program can help you quit at any age and reduce your risk of heart disease, lung disease and cancer.



Jan 08, 2009

Mercy Is First In Ohio - Second In Nation - To Be Designated An Accredited Heart Failure Institute

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is the first hospital in Ohio and the second in the nation to be named an accredited Heart Failure Institute by the Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium.

Jan 08, 2009

Mercy Health & Fitness Center Offers Three Months Free

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health & Fitness Center is offering a promotion to help you start and keep your New Year’s resolution to better your health this year. Buy a three-month membership at Mercy Health & Fitness Center and get the next three months free! To qualify, memberships must begin prior to Monday, Feb.

Jan 08, 2009

Annual Physicians' Seminar Focuses on Spirituality

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

NORTH CANTON, OHIO – The 29th Loyola Physicians’ Seminar will host its annual program for physicians, their spouses, and pastoral care associates, which focuses on patient care and spirituality on Saturday, Jan. 24 at Walsh University’s Barrett Business Center, located at 2020 East Maple St., North Canton.

Dec 23, 2008

Mercy Medical Center Offers Cancer Patients Highly Advanced Radiation Treatments

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: A leader in innovative cancer care, Mercy Cancer Center has become one of only five sites in Ohio to acquire TomoTherapy – a highly advanced cancer treatment system.

Dec 09, 2008

Mercy Offers Free Grief Support Group

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Loss through death is certainly a human experience, but the pain of grief is unlike any other pain. Mercy Grief Support Services is offering Seeds of Hope, a free bereavement support group to help members begin the journey towards healing and wholeness.

Nov 20, 2008

Mercy Athletic Trainer Appointed To USA Track & Field Medical Staff

Topic: Chris Watson will join team for International Chiba Ekiden later this month | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Chris Watson, one of Mercy's certified athletic trainers and the head athletic trainer at Malone University, was recently appointed to the USA Track & Field (USTAF) medical staff for the upcoming International Chiba Ekiden, slated for Nov. 23 in Chiba, Japan. 

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