Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Nov 15, 2010

Mercy Hosts FREE Medicare Options Event November 23

Topic: To Help Seniors Choose the Right Medicare Advantage Plan, Mercy’s Marketing Event Will Include Advantage Plan Representatives, Medicare Specialist | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tues., November 23, at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium.

Nov 10, 2010

Mercy Hospice Remembers Loved Ones with Annual Memorial Program

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: The staff and volunteers at Mercy Hospice have a very important job – caring for the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of terminally ill patients and their families. The caring and dedication does not necessarily end once the patient has reached the end of his or her journey in this life.

Nov 09, 2010

Mercy to Present Program on Preventing Falls

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

New Philadelphia, Ohio: Each year, one in three adults age 65 and over will suffer a fall. Join Laura Williams, PT, and Christy Bowers, OT, from the physical therapy department at Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County for the community health lecture, “Don’t Trip Into Fall”.

Nov 02, 2010

Mercy Cancer Center Presents Thriving and Striving

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

 Canton, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center is sponsoring Surviving and Thriving, an informative and inspirational event for newly diagnosed and long-term cancer survivors from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 4 at Mercy Hall Auditorium. Featured speaker, Gregory M.

Nov 01, 2010

Mercy to Present Program on Heart Care

Topic: Special Health Talks will be given by Dr. Ahmed Sabe, Medical Director of Mercy Heart Center, and Dr. Aqeel Sandhu, Medical Director of Mercy’s Cardiothoracic Surgery Program | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will present, “Why We are Number 1 in Heart Care” on Tuesday, November 9 at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom, 3218 Parkway St., NW, Canton, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Ahmed Sabe, M.D., Medical Director of Mercy Heart Center, will begin the event with “Do Minutes Matter?” Every second counts when receiving treatment during a heart attack or cardiac event.

Oct 28, 2010

Mercy Health Centers of Lake, Jackson, North Canton, Louisville and Plain offer low-cost blood screenings in November

Topic: Know Your Numbers | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Lake, Jackson, Louisville and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in November. Each facility will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) for $8, at their respective locations on the following dates:

Oct 21, 2010

NATIONAL STUDY FINDS MERCY MEDICAL CENTER IN TOP 5% FOR OVERALL CARDIAC CARE

Topic: Mercy Medical Center Receives Specialty Excellence Awards from Leading Healthcare Independent Ratings Organization including #1 in Ohio for Overall Cardiac Services | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio (October 21, 2010) –HealthGrades, the leading independent healthcare ratings organization, published a study this week finding that Mercy Medical Center is among the top 5% in the nation for Overall Cardiac Care, Cardiology Services and Coronary Interventional Procedures.

Oct 21, 2010

Hadam Receives Recognition as a Certified Radiology Administrator

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Judy Hadam, BS, RT, CRA, administrative director of radiology services at Mercy Medical Center, has received the credential of Certified Radiology Administrator (CRA) through the Radiology Administration Certification Commission (RACC).

Oct 19, 2010

Mercy Cancer Center Offers Monthly Support Groups

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: A cancer diagnosis may feel like a lonely and isolating experience. Connecting with others who have been there is a good source of support. Mercy Cancer Center offers two monthly cancer support groups at Mercy Medical Center. For individuals diagnosed with ANY type of cancer, a Mercy cancer support group is offered at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month.

Oct 19, 2010

Fight Like A Girl: Mercy Homecare & Hospice Raise Funds for Breast Cancer

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: When Darlene King-Mayberry, RN, BC, Clinical Manager of Mercy Homecare, lost her mother to breast cancer more than two years ago, she knew first hand the effect cancer has on its innocent victims and their loved ones. Six months prior to that, she lost her mother-in-law (a breast cancer survivor) to lung cancer.

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