Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

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.



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 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 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 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.



May 07, 2009

Mercy Pastoral Care Seeks Eucharistic Ministers

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center’s Pastoral Care Department seeks Eucharistic Ministers–lay people who bring Holy Communion to patients who wish to receive the sacrament while in the hospital. A volunteer application process is required, and volunteers must be trained by their parish and commissioned by the Diocese. Currently, various shifts are available.



Apr 29, 2009

Mercy Green Team Gears Up For Expanded Recycling

Topic: Hospital’s Initiative to Include Energy Conservation, Buying Green and Building Green | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center’s “Green Team” is taking its first steps toward what will eventually be a robust, hospital-wide recycling program.

Apr 23, 2009

Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tues., May 5, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium.



Apr 23, 2009

Mercy Appoints Dr. Hudak As New Medical Director of Sports Medicine

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center welcomes Mark J. Hudak, M.D., as medical director of Mercy Sports Medicine. Board certified in family practice with a certificate of added qualifications in Primary Care Sports Medicine, Hudak has a special interest in injury prevention, treatment of sport-related orthopaedic and medical conditions, and teaching athletic training and medical students.

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