Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

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 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.

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 21, 2009

Mercy Advances Patient Safety

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently began rolling out an electronic medication administration record (EMAR) and the area’s first wireless patient and medication bar-coding system. Together with Mercy’s now exclusive use of intravenous (IV) infusion “smart pumps,” these technologies work in tandem to take patient safety and bedside medication verification to an even higher level.

Apr 21, 2009

Mercy Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center is offering free skin cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease.



Apr 16, 2009

Cardiac Testing and PT Opening at Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County

Topic: Not Available | Contact: Cindy Hickey

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center brought health care services closer to home for residents of Tuscarawas County with the January opening of Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County.

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