Mercy Hold 2018 Cancer Center Award Ceremony

Mercy Cancer Center received the 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award from the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Mercy is one of a select group of only 32 U.S. health care facilities with accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor for surveys performed last year. The award acknowledges cancer programs that achieve excellence in…

Mercy Receives 4th Consecutive ACS Award for Cancer Care in Canton, Ohio
Three Generations of Zimmer-Meyer Family Provide Care for Mercy Patients

For the past 44 years, Suzanne Meyer, RN, has been part of the Mercy family—just like her mom before her. Now three of her daughters are following in her footsteps. “It was Sister Carla in dietary who set me straight,” says Suzanne (Zimmer) Meyer, RN. “She said she wouldn’t hire me because I’d missed too…

Meyer Family Mercy Nurses Through Generations - Canton Ohio
Mercy Names 28-Year Employee Shirley Weatherspoon its 2016 Star Performer of the Year

“I love working at Mercy. I really do. I have had managers who have helped enhance a lot of gifts I had in me that I didn’t even know I had. I’ve learned a lot. When told I received this award, I was more overwhelmed than anything. I do things for God, not for recognition,…

Shirley Weatherspoon Mercy Employee of the Year 2016
Mercy’s Chris Fogarty Receives 2016 Barbara Donaho Award

Congratulations to Chris Fogarty, RN, BSN, a 2016 recipient of the Kent State University College of Nursing’s Barbara Donaho Distinguished Leadership in Learning Award. Named in honor of former Kent State University College of Nursing Advisory Chair Barbara Donaho, the award recognizes area nurses who demonstrate effective leadership, compassionate role modeling, and sound professional mentoring. Chris is…

Chris Fogarty - 2016 Barbara Donaho Award - Mercy Medical Center, Canton, Ohio
Hearing-impaired Employee Says Favorite Sound Is Hearing the Word ‘Daddy’

Maurice Sullivan has washed dishes at Mercy Medical Center for the past five years. Currently a student in the Culinary Education program at Stark State College, Maurice’s goal is to become a cook. Maurice is also hearing impaired. The oldest of five children, Maurice was born deaf. With the help of hearing aids, he could…

Maurice Sullivan, Canton Mercy employee and hearing impaired since birth
Mercy’s 2014 Clinical Excellence Winners Exemplify Nurses ‘Leading the Way’

Patients often recognize that a nurse is the health care professional with whom they and their families have the most direct contact. But they might not realize that nurses also are leaders in improving the quality of care and expanding access to care. That’s why May 6-12 is celebrated as National Nurses Week, an annual…

45-Year Employee Saidi Eckert Awarded Star Performer of the Year

Forty-five years ago, Saidi Eckert arrived in Canton with little money and no job. She says she wanted to follow God’s will for her life and was asking Him for direction. God answered her prayer. Saidi says she heard God say, “Follow me. You see that building over there, which says Mercy? You go there….

We Wish Our Supporters a Merry Christmas

During this special season of giving, we at Mercy would like to thank our many supporters for their generous gifts of time, talent and resources in 2013. Merry Christmas and a Happy, Healthy New Year!…

Radiology Safari: Mercy’s Greathouse to Improve Diagnostic Imaging in Kenya

Two-thirds of the world’s population has little or no access to radiology services, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Diagnostic imaging is a vital component of healthcare services, giving your doctor information about what is happening inside your body for better diagnosis and treatment options. American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Education and Research…

Mercy’s Award-winning Palliative Care Model for Community Hospitals

At its upcoming national conference in June, the Supportive Care Coalition, an organization dedicated to advancing excellence in palliative care, will award Mercy a 2013 Quality Award for the strides we have made to improve the delivery of palliative medicine in a diverse care setting. Dr. Ron Crock, MD, medical director of Mercy Hospice and…