National Study Finds Mercy Medical Center In Top 5% For Overall Cardiac Care

Mercy Medical Center Receives Specialty Excellence Awards from Leading Healthcare Independent Ratings Organization including #1 in Ohio for Overall Cardiac Services

Number 1 in OHIO for Overall Cardiac Care - Mercy Medical Center of Canton Ohio

  • Cardiology 2011 - Mercy Medical Center is Ranked #1 in OHIO by HealthGradesRanked #1 in Ohio for Overall Cardiac Care
  • Ranked #1 in Ohio for Cardiology
  • Ranked #1 in Ohio for Coronary Interventional Procedures
  • Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ – 3 years in a row (2009 – 2011)
  • Overall Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ in 2011
  • Cardiology Services Excellence Award™ in 2011
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Cardiac Services
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Cardiology Services
  • Top 5% in the Nation for Coronary Interventional Procedures – 2 years in a row

HealthGrades, the nation’s leading healthcare ratings organization, recently released its 2011 report. Mercy Medical Center is ranked #1 in Ohio for overall cardiac services.

Mercy also received Five-Star rating for these services:

  • Overall Cardiac Services in 2011
  • Cardiology Services in 2011
  • Coronary Bypass Surgery For 2 Years in a Row (2010-2011)
  • Coronary Interventional Procedures For 5 Years in a Row (2007-2011)
  • Treatment of Heart Attack For 3 Years in a Row (2009-2011)
  • Treatment of Heart Failure in 2011

Mercy president and CEO Tom Cecconi believes HealthGrades’ findings reflect the commitment of medical center physicians and staff to consistent delivery of quality patient care, as well as Mercy’s investments in technology, which are intended to make health care safer and more effective. He says, “The HealthGrades ratings and awards are not only gratifying, but also a testimony to the level of care that our outstanding medical team provides for patients every day. The communities we serve in our five-county area can continue to be confident in Mercy, knowing they have access to some of the very best heart care in the nation.”

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