Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Dec 22, 2014

Mercy Receives 2014 Healthy Worksite Silver Award from Ohio Department of Health

Topic: For Sixth Time, Hospital Recognized for Its Comprehensive Worksite Health Promotion and Wellness Programs | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: In recognition of Mercy Medical Center’s commitment to employee health through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs, the Ohio Department of Health’s Healthy Ohio Business Council has awarded the hospital a 2014 Silver Healthy Ohio – Health Worksite Award. Mercy has garnered this award six times at either a bronze or silver level.

Dec 16, 2014

Australian Woman with Rare Heart Tumor Receives Life-saving, Bloodless Surgery from Mercy Heart Surgeon

Topic: Jehovah’s Witness Travels More Than 11,000 Miles for Care from Canton, Ohio-based Mercy Cardiovascular Institute’s Associate Physician with Extensive Bloodless Heart Surgery Experience | Contact:


Dec 10, 2014

Achieve Your Healthy Weight in 2015

Topic: Attend Mercy's Weight Management Open House on Jan. 12 | Contact:

Mercy Weight Management now offers more options to help you achieve your healthy weight. Learn more about OPTIFAST®, HMR® Healthy Solutions, and other weight loss programs at Mercy’s next open house to be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on January 12, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Mercy Hall.

Dec 04, 2014

Mercy Heart Center Receives Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure Bronze Award

Topic: Hospital Recognized for Implementing Heart Association, Cardiology Foundation Quality Improvement Measures with Treatment of Heart Failure Patients | Contact:

GWTG bronze heart failure award | Canton Mercy Medical CenterCanton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Heart Center recently received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award.

Nov 25, 2014

Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Jackson, North Canton and Plain offer low-cost blood screenings in December

Topic: Know Your Numbers | Contact:

Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Jackson, North Canton and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in December. Each facility will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) for $8, at their respective locations on the following dates:

Nov 21, 2014

Mercy Nurse Recognized For Forensic Nursing Excellence

Topic: Shawanna Musick-Eckert, RN, FNE, SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) Coordinator, recognized by the International Association of Forensic Nurses. | Contact:

Canton Mercy Forensic Nurse Receives Award 2014

Nov 14, 2014

Canton Resident, Chris Christian, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Topic: Not Available | Contact:

Congratulations to Canton resident, Chris Christian, Mercy Information Services, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s September 2014 Star Performer employee. The Star Performer program is the hospital’s employee recognition and rewards program.

Nov 06, 2014

Mercy One of Four U.S. Hospitals to Earn Sixth Consecutive ENERGY STAR Certification

Topic: Not Available | Contact:

Mercy Medical Center has earned its sixth consecutive U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

Nov 03, 2014

Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Free Medicare Options Events November 11th & 18th

Topic: To Help Seniors Choose the Right Medicare Advantage Plan, This Event Includes Advantage Plan Representatives, Medicare Specialist | Contact:

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a FREE Medicare Options event on Tuesday, November 11th at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Hall Amphitheater. An additional Medicare Options event will be held on Tuesday, November 18th at 9 a.m. at the same location.

Oct 28, 2014

Mercy Offers Professional Shadowing to Over 100 High School Students

Topic: Students from Four Stark County High Schools Observe Mercy Health Professionals in Nursing, Therapy, Radiology, Ultrasound, Sports Medicine and More | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Volunteer Services welcomes students from Massillon Washington, Glenoak, Jackson and Lake High Schools this fall for Mercy Medical Center’s SOAR (Shadowing Opportunities Are Rewarding) Shadowing Program.