Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Sep 25, 2015

Mercy Development Foundation Honors Robert Mahoney with St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service

Topic: Mercy celebrates hospital’s 107th anniversary during annual Founders Day Donor Recognition event | Contact:

Retired Diebold Inc CEO receives St. Augustine Award from Mercy Medical Center, Canton, Ohio

Canton, Ohio: During its recent Founders Day Donor Recognition event, Mercy Development Foundation awarded Robert W. Mahoney its highest honor – the St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service. This award recognizes an individual whose leadership and vision has impacted and helped transform Mercy Medical Center.

Sep 14, 2015

Mercy Honored with Second Consecutive Mission: Lifeline GOLD PLUS Award

Topic: Hospital receives fourth consecutive Mission: Lifeline Gold Level Award for its fast treatment of patient who suffer severe heart attacks | Contact:

Mission Lifeline 2015 Gold Plus Award, Mercy Medical Center Canton Ohio

Canton, Ohio: For a second consecutive year, Mercy is the recipient of the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® GOLD PLUS Receiving Award, which recognizes the hospital has reached an achievement score of 75 percent or greater for treating STEMI (ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction) transfer patients within 120 minutes.

Sep 09, 2015

Senior Health, Wellness & Lifestyle Fair to be Held September 24

Topic: Faith in Action of Western Stark County will hold annual event at the Massillon Recreation Center from 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Contact:

Faith in Action of Western Stark County will hold its 13th annual Senior Health, Wellness & Lifestyle Fair on Thursday, September 24 from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Massillon Recreation Center, 505 Erie St. North in Massillon.  This year’s theme is “Stepping Into Fitness” and premier sponsors include Mercy Medical Center and Sprenger Health Care.

Sep 08, 2015

Carrollton Resident, Kathleen Frampton, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Topic: Not Available | Contact:

Congratulations to Carrollton resident, Kathy Frampton, nurse practitioner, Mercy Clinical Transformation, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s July 2015 Star Performer employee. The Star Performer program is the hospital’s employee recognition and rewards program.

Sep 03, 2015

Achieve Your Healthy Weight

Topic: Get started by attending Mercy Weight Management's Open House on Sept. 21 | Contact:

Mercy Weight Management will help you achieve your healthy weight. Learn more about OPTIFAST®, HMR® Healthy Solutions, and other weight loss programs at Mercy’s next open house to be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 21 at Mercy Medical Center in Mercy Hall.

Aug 28, 2015

Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Topic: STEMI Cup Award Presented to Greentown Fire Department | Contact:

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation dinner for local emergency medical squads (EMS). More than 300 were in attendance for the event.  The guest speaker was Christopher Colwell, MD, a Denver, Colorado-based emergency physician and part of the first responder team at both Columbine High School (1999) and the Colorado theater shootings (2012).

Aug 19, 2015

Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Golf Outing to Benefit International Mission Efforts

Topic: FORE Mercy’s Sake will take place on September 18, 2015 at Skyland Pines Golf Course in Canton | Contact:

FORE Mercy’s Sake Golf Outing will take place on Friday, September 18th at Skyland Pines Golf Course, 3550 Columbus Rd. N.E. in Canton.  Sponsored by the Mercy Development Foundation, proceeds from FORE Mercy’s Sake will benefit Mercy Medical Center’s International Mission Outreach (MIMO).

Aug 12, 2015

Mercy Awarded Certification from The Joint Commission for Total Hip and Knee Replacement Program

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Mercy Medical Center became the first Stark County hospital to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its total joint replacement program for hips and knees in 2013. After undergoing a rigorous on-site review in July, 2015, Mercy Medical Center has once again earned certification.

Aug 05, 2015

Cancer Survivor's Cruisin for Cancer Fundraising Event Benefits Cancer Patients

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Cancer survivor Rhonda Griffin and her husband Perry are founders and organizers of Cruisin for Cancer, an annual fundraiser that has raised over $39,073 the last six yea

Jul 24, 2015

Mercy Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” Aug 10

Topic: Proceeds will benefit Mercy Facility Transformation Phase I: 5th Floor Orthopedic/Observation Unit | Contact:

Mercy Service League will hold its annual fundraising party, Celebrity Bartending Night, on Monday, August 10th at Ninety One Wood Fired Oven in Jackson Township (5570 Fulton Drive). From 5:30 p.m.