Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Aug 03, 2011

Additional National Recognition for Mercy Heart Center

Topic: Mercy Qualifies For American Heart Association’s | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently qualified for the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline Silver Performance Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mercy’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients that effectively improves the survival and care of STEMI (ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction) patients.

Aug 03, 2011

Dr. Wood Joins Mercy Cardiovascular Institute

Topic: Gregory J. Wood, D.O., is currently accepting new patients in Canton office | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Gregory J. Wood, D.O., interventional cardiologist, has joined the Mercy Cardiovascular Institute (MCI). Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Interventional Cardiology, Dr. Wood is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions and the American College of Osteopathic Internists.

Aug 02, 2011

Mercy to Present Program on Fatigue and Heart Failure

Topic: Mercy physicians to present “Don’t Underestimate Being Tired: Are YOU at Risk For Heart Failure” on August 24th | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: People with heart failure often report that they have less energy, are more tired than usual, or are feeling fatigued. Mercy Medical Center will present, “Don’t Underestimate Being Tired: Are YOU at Risk For Heart Failure?” on Wednesday, August 24th inside Mercy Hall Auditorium (behind Mercy Medical Center) beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Jul 29, 2011

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

Topic: Know Your Number August 2011 | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Jackson, North Canton and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in August. 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:

Jul 26, 2011

Mercy Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” August 22

Topic: Proceeds will benefit the expansion and renovation of Mercy Medical Center’s Emergency Department | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Service League will host a Harvest fundraising event on Monday, August 22, at 91 Wood Fired Oven on Fulton Road in Jackson Township. A portion of the evening’s proceeds from food and gift card sales, as well as celebrity bartender gratuities, will benefit the expansion and renovation of Mercy Medical Center’s Emergency Department. Admission to the event is free.

Jul 11, 2011

Mercy Offers FREE Bone Density/Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community July 20

Topic: Mercy Imaging of Alliance offers health screenings the third Wednesday of each month | Contact:

Alliance, Ohio: Mercy Imaging of Alliance will offer FREE bone density and low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, July 20th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 1401 S.

Jul 11, 2011

The Harvest Raffle - $10,000 Cash Prize!!

Topic: Mercy Service League Fundraiser | Contact:

Canton, OH: Mercy Service League is selling a limited number of Harvest Raffle tickets for a chance to win the $10,000 cash prize. All proceeds from the Harvest Raffle will benefit the expansion and renovation of the Emergency Department at Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System.

Jul 08, 2011

Mercy Cancer Center Displays “Tree of Life” As A Tribute to Cancer Survivors

Topic: Not Available | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: A new piece of community artwork now graces the walls of the Mercy Cancer Center. Local cancer survivors recently painted symbolic “leaves” to commemorate their journey through (and beyond) the disease.

Jul 05, 2011

Local Primary Care Physicians Join Mercy Medical Center

Topic: Mercy Professional Care Physicians welcomes Kelly M. Harbert, D.O., and Vincent E. Perkowski, D.O. | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Kelly M. Harbert, D.O., and Vincent E. Perkowski, D.O., local primary care physicians, have joined Mercy Professional Care Physicians effective July 1, 2011. Both physicians are certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians and are accepting new patients of all ages—including children and geriatrics--at their specific Mercy Primary Care practices.

Jun 30, 2011

Mercy On the Air

Topic: WHBC, News-Talk 1480 | Contact:

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