Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Nov 12, 2008

Mercy Is First In Region To Perform Total Ankle Replacement

Topic: Procedure can help qualified patients with advanced ankle arthritis regain more natural ankle movement | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is the first hospital in a five-county area to offer total ankle replacement surgery, an innovative procedure that can help qualified patients with advanced ankle arthritis regain more natural ankle movement.

Oct 31, 2008

Mercy Is First In Region To Implement Robotic Surgery

Topic: Advanced da Vinci Surgical System Expands Minimally Invasive Capabilities | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently installed a state-of-the-art da Vinci® Surgical System, making it the first hospital in Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties to offer robotic minimally invasive surgery (MIS).

Oct 31, 2008

Mercy, Safe Kids Study On Home Hazards Published

Topic: Journal of Trauma Nursing article highlights research completed by Mercy trauma nurse, Safe Kids coordinator during Safe Kids Day 2008 | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Carolyn B. Schooley, R.N., Mercy Medical Center, and Amanda R. Kelly, B.A., C.H.E.S., Safe Kids Stark County, recently completed a joint study on children's ability to recognize home hazards. Their findings were published in the July – September 2008 edition of the Journal of Trauma Nursing.

Oct 27, 2008

Mercy Holds Free Education Event On Stress And The Heart

Topic: Dinner program will feature presentations on stress, depression and positive effects of dancing | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: The Mercy Medical Center Heart Center will hold a free community education event and dinner on Tues., Nov. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Meyer's Lake Ballroom, 3218 Parkway St. N.W. in Canton.

Oct 17, 2008

Mercy Seeks Heart Failure Patients For 'Dance For Life' Pilot

Topic: Program Intended to Improve Quality of Life, Exercise Endurance for Heart Failure Patients | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: The Mercy Medical Center Heart Center is seeking individuals with heart failure for a new research trial called Dance for Life. This free pilot program is designed to improve the quality of life and exercise endurance of heart failure patients.

Oct 17, 2008

Mercy Dental Services To Hold Cornhole Tournament And Benefit

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Dental Services and Residency Program will hold its Harvest Cornhole Tournament and Benefit on Sat., Oct. 25, at North Park, located at the corner of Fulton Rd. and Wales Ave. in Jackson Township. Play begins at noon.

Oct 02, 2008

Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6 – 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton in the Sports Medicine Therapy Clinic, located at 6200 Whipple Avenue, NW.



Oct 01, 2008

Mercy To Offer Health Care Decisions Seminar

Topic: Stark County Bar Association Elder Law Committee Will Present at Mercy Medical Center, Mercy Health Center of Carroll County | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will offer free "Health Care Decisions" seminars on Tues., Oct. 7, at 2 p.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium in Canton; and on Wed., Oct. 22, at 9:30 a.m. at the Mercy Health Center of Carroll County in Carrollton.

Oct 01, 2008

Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Information Fairs In October

Topic: Fair Will Feature Advantage Plan Representatives and Mercy's Medicare Advisor | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will sponsor Medicare Information Fairs that are free and open to the public on Tues., Oct. 7, at 9 a.m., and on Fri., Oct. 24, at 2 p.m. Both fairs – to be held in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium – will begin with a Medicare overview by Mercy's Medicare advisor Terri Gursky. No reservations are required.

Sep 30, 2008

Mercy Offers Free Mental Health Screenings

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Behavioral Health will offer free mental health screenings on Thursday, Oct. 9, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall auditorium.



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