Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Jul 24, 2009

PeacePartners Select Mercy's Camp Akwaba As Showcase Site

Topic: Mercy's camp has been using PeaceBuilder's violence prevention and character education curriculum since 1995 | Contact: Cindy Hickey
PeacePartners Inc. selected Mercy Medical Center Mission Outreach's Camp Akwaba, now in its 14th year of operation, as a showcase site for its PeaceBuilders program, a well-known violence prevention and character education youth course approved for the federally funded Safe and Drug-Free Schools Act.  
Jul 09, 2009

Mercy Makes Ongoing Investments In Employee Wellness

Topic: Award-winning wellness program includes regular health screenings, seminars, healthy lifestyle classes, weight-loss challenges and more | Contact: Cindy Hickey
Canton, Ohio: To promote good health and wellbeing among its employees, Mercy Medical Center continues to expand its vibrant, ongoing program of free and low-cost employee wellness initiatives.
Jun 16, 2009

Mercy Unveils State-Of-The-Art Intensive Care Unit

Topic: The facility features advanced, multidisciplinary medicine, patient and family-focused care and a spacious, calming environment | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center unveiled its new 24-unit, family-focused Mercy Intensive Care Unit (I.C.U.) during a dedication and blessing ceremony on Fri., June 12.

Jun 03, 2009

Mercy Offers Tea And Conversation With Author Josie Sethi

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Breast Care Center and Mercy Boutique are sponsoring “Second Chances: Life After Cancer” – a free program that includes tea and conversation with television and radio broadcaster, author and breast cancer survivor Josephine Carruso Sethi – on Thurs., June 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Jun 03, 2009

Mercy Offers Grief Support

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.

May 28, 2009

Mercy Sponsors Free Education Event On Robotic Prostatectomy

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Mercy Medical Center will sponsor a free community education event about robotic surgery prostatectomy on Mon., June 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium in Canton.

Steven E. Ochs, M.D., Mercy urologist, will discuss the benefits of a prostatectomy with minimally invasive, robotic surgery, including:

May 27, 2009

Mercy Chest Pain Center Is First In NE Ohio To Earn SCPC's Cycle III Accreditation

Topic: Mercy Continues as Area Leader in Emergency Cardiac Care | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) is the first in northeast Ohio – and one of only two hospitals in Ohio and 10 in the nation – to receive a full, three-year Cycle III accreditation with PCI (percutaneous coronary interventions), or angioplasty, from the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC).

May 27, 2009

Mercy Honors Five Nurses For Exceptional Care

Topic: Clinical Excellence Awards and a Cameo of Caring Award Were Presented in Recognition of National Nurses Week | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently recognized National Nurses Week by honoring five of its nurses for their clinical excellence and compassionate care.

May 21, 2009

Mercy Unveils Latest Technology For Pancreas And Bile Duct Stone Treatment, Tissue Samples

Topic: Hospital is first in Stark and Summit Counties to offer direct visualization, a minimally invasive system that may reduce need for additional testing and surgery. | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently unveiled state-of-the-art, minimally invasive technology that helps physicians more accurately diagnose and treat gallstones and other obstructions – as well as obtain conclusive biopsies – in bile and pancreatic ducts without surgery.

May 12, 2009

Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic May 30

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 8 a .m. – noon. on Saturday, May 30 at Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall Amphitheater.


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