Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Mar 19, 2009

Mercy Earns American Stroke Association's Silver Award

Topic: Hospital recognized for successfully implementing higher standard of stroke care | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently received the American Stroke Association's Get With The GuidelinesSM – Stroke (GWTG – Stroke) Silver Performance Achievement Award, recognizing that the hospital continually provides stroke treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.



Mar 18, 2009

Mercy Offers “Women’s Night Out” To Focus On High-Tech Hysterectomies

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: For women facing a decision about hysterectomy, Mercy Medical Center is sponsoring Women’s Night Out to share information about the latest breakthrough approach to hysterectomy at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31 in Mercy’s Surgery Center lobby. Guest speaker Albert Domingo, M.D., OB/GYN, will discuss a robotic hysterectomy using the da Vinci Surgical System.


Mar 18, 2009

Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event In April

Topic: Marketing Event Will Feature Advantage Plan Representatives and Mercy's Medicare Counselor | Contact: Cindy Hickey




Mar 17, 2009

Mercy Cancer Center Offers Free Prostate Cancer Screening

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is offering free prostate cancer screenings on Monday, April 6 beginning at 6 p.m. at Mercy Cancer Center, located at 1320 Mercy Drive, NW, in Canton. Screenings are available for men 50 years of age and older who are not currently under the care of a urologist. African American men 45 years and older are eligible for the screening.



Mar 17, 2009

Mercy Offers AAA Mature Drivers Class and AAA CarFit

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center’s Driver Rehabilitation Program is offering AAA Mature Drivers Class and AAA CarFit to help driver’s compensate for physical changes and drive defensively in today’s busy environment.



AAA Mature Drivers Class

Feb 23, 2009

Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic March 14

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 8 a.m. – noon. on Saturday, March 14 at Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall Auditorium.



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.

Feb 11, 2009

Mercy Offers Free Diabetes Health & Equipment Fair

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center’s Diabetes Education Program is offering its eighth annual Diabetes Health & Equipment Fair from 3 to 6 p.m., Thursday, March 19 at Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall Auditorium.

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.

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