Devoted to Healing
YEAR AFTER YEAR, Mercy Medical Center is recognized for its world-class health care. However, our real pride derives from the thousands of lives we have touched, one at a time. Not driven by numbers, but devoted to healing, Mercy is committed to excellence because you and your loved ones depend on us. For more than a century, that’s been our mission – quality, compassionate, accessible and affordable health care for all.
Thomson Reuters Names Mercy One Of Nation’s 100 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals
Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center was just named as one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® for cardiovascular care by Thomson Reuters.
Thomson Reuters’ 11th annual study — 100 Top Hospitals: Cardiovascular Benchmarks — analyzed the clinical outcomes of 971 U.S. hospitals for patients diagnosed with heart failure and heart attacks and for those who received coronary bypass surgery or percutaneous cardiovascular interventions (PCI) such as angioplasty. The 2009 winners were announced November 16.
Mercy Stroke Center Earns Gold Plus Achievement Award
Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Stroke Center recently received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® (GWTG) Stroke Gold PlusPerformance Achievement Award, recognizing that the hospital continues to provide stroke treatment according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations.
Mercy Receives Commission On Cancer Outstanding Achievement Award
Canton, Ohio: The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC) recently awarded Mercy Medical Center Cancer Center a 2008 Outstanding Achievement Award for excellence in cancer care.
National Study Puts Mercy In Nation’s Top Five Percent For Coronary Intervention
Results Show Mercy is Best in Stark County for Overall Cardiac Care Canton, Ohio: In its twelfth annual Hospital Quality in America study released today, HealthGrades – the nation’s leading independent health care ratings organization – finds Mercy Medical Center to be * Among the top five percent of U.S. hospitals for coronary intervention; * One of the top 10 in Ohio for overall cardiac services; and Best in Stark County for overall cardiac care.
Mercy Robotic Surgery
Minimally invasive procedures are the future of surgery. And, Mercy has embraced cutting-edge technology that provides our patients and the communities we serve with increased access to the most up-to-date surgical care available.
Endovascular Fluoroscopy Suite
Mercy has also implemented a 750-sq.-ft. endovascular fluoroscopy suite with the latest vascular imaging capabilities, enhancing surgeons’ abilities to perform interventional and open vascular procedures. The suite contains a control room, a fluoroscopy bed, surgical lighting and anesthesia capabilities – all within a sterile environment.
Together with Chief John Sabo (far right), Plain Township EMS members (left to right) Craig Hamilton, David Schwitzgable, Deputy Chief Don Snyder and Bill Meers receive the STEMI award from Frank J. Kaeberlein, M.D., medical co-director of Mercy ECPC, Allyson Kelly, administrative director of Mercy Heart Center, and TomCecconi, Mercy Medical Center president and CEO.
Breast Cancer Survivor Event
Mercy Cancer Center offered breast cancer survivors an evening of relaxation and education on Monday Feb. 22nd. Thanks to a grant from Northeast Ohio Susan G. Komen for the Cure, over 100 women, both newly diagnosed and longtime survivors, spent the evening enjoying spa treatments, the club’s steam room and hot tub, dinner and educational programs at Glenmoor County Club & Spa.
United Way Award
Mercy Medical Center was recently honored by United Way of Greater Stark County with its prestigious Spirit of Caring Award. The award is presented to top greater Stark County businesses each year that exceed all others in community involvement.
Mercy Donates Booster Seats
Rhoda Christ, Community Worker for Madge Youtz Elementary School, gladly accepts the donated booster seats on behalf of Canton City Schools from Mike DeOrio, security coordinator and security officer for Mercy Medical Center.
Annual Health Run Classic
As part of Mercy Medical Center’s commitment to the promotion of health and physical fitness in the community, Mercy Sports Medicine hosted the annual Mercy Health Run Classic Saturday, May 22.
YES YOU CAN! The Team Hoyt Story
An inspirational story of a father, Dick Hoyt, and his son, Rick Hoyt, who compete as Team Hoyt together in marathons and triathlons across the country. although Rick is in a wheelchair, Dick has pushed and pulled his son across the country and over hundreds of finish lines. Team Hoyt is a story of hope and working hard for what you believe in.
- Skyline Terrace Programs
- Ask A Nurse
This monthly program focuses on offering health education and prevention services for Skyline Terrace residents through a variety of screenings such as blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose. A rotating schedule of additional services such as vision screenings and immunizations are also offered. Home-bound residents are visited by a nurse and a member of Mercy’s Pastoral Care Department. Lunch is served as part of this program.
- Project C.A.R.E. (A Creative Approach To Resident Empowerment)
This program trains Skyline Terrace residents to serve as wellness coordinators for their buildings. Each coordinator receives training in First Aid, CPR, basic health care, anger management and ongoing training through monthly meetings.
- Summer Peace Camps
Children ages 5-10 from Skyline Terrace and the surrounding neighborhood participate in these annual day camps held at People’s Baptist Church. The goals for each camp include offering a mentoring opportunity for teens, helping young children learn non-violent ways of dealing with conflict and providing a positive, supportive environment for the children.
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