Topic: Mercy Stroke Center Encourages Community to Understand the Effects of Stroke and Recovery Options in Recognition of Stroke Awareness Month | Contact: Cindy Hickey
Canton, Ohio: Stroke affects more than 750,000 Americans each year. These “brain attacks” can leave lasting physical and behavioral changes and even affect a person’s ability to communicate and swallow.
Canton, OH: Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mercy Medical Center’s commitment and success in implementing the highest standard of care for heart attack patients.
Topic: As Part of National Nurses Week 2013, Medical Center Presents Awards to Recipients Who ‘Epitomize Quality, Compassionate Care’ | Contact: Cindy Hickey
Canton, Ohio: In recognition of National Nurses Week (May 6 – 12), Mercy Medical Center honored five of its clinical staff members with Nursing Excellence Awards, which were presented during Mercy’s annual Clinical Excellence Luncheon on Wednesday.
Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Development Foundation and Leave A Legacy® Stark County invite the community to a FREE lunch and learn program on estate planning, “Where There’s A Will!” on Thursday, May 23rd from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. inside Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton.
Alliance, Ohio – Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare? Mercy Medical Center will be offering FREE Medicare consultations for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on Thursday, May 10th at Mercy Imaging of Alliance (inside the Carnation Clinic – 1401 S. Arch Ave., Alliance). Stop in anytime from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to have your Medicare questions answered.
Topic: Mercy Encourages Community to Reduce its Risk of Stroke in Recognition of National Stroke Month (May) | Contact: Cindy Hickey
Canton, Ohio: Did you know that stroke is the third-leading cause of death in the United States and the leading cause of long-term disability? According to the American Stroke Association, African Americans are at twice the risk of first-ever strokes compared to Caucasians, and they have a higher death rate from stroke as well.