Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Aug 29, 2017

Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Topic: STEMI Cup Award Presented to Tri-County Joint Ambulance District and MedFlight | Contact:

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation dinner for local emergency medical squads (EMS).

Aug 10, 2017

Mercy Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” Aug 28

Topic: Proceeds will benefit Mercy Safe Caring Initiative, AvaSure TeleSitter, a video monitoring system for at-risk patients. | Contact:

Mercy Service League will hold its annual fundraising party, Celebrity Bartending Night, to benefit the Mercy Safe Caring Initiative on Monday, August 28 at Ninety One Wood Fired Oven in Jackson Township (5570 Fulton Drive). From 5:30 p.m.

Jul 11, 2017

Mercy Medical Center Names Interim President & CEO

Topic: Not Available | Contact:

Paul C. Hiltz, FACHE, Mercy Medical Center, 2017Mercy Medical Center has announced the appointment of Paul C. Hiltz, FACHE, as interim CEO. He will join Mercy Medical Center on July 24.

Jun 27, 2017

Sisters of Charity Health System Statement on the Senate's draft health care bill: the Better Care Reconciliation Act

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The Sisters of Charity Health System believes families and communities are stronger when everyone has access to quality, affordable health care.

Jun 26, 2017

Mercy Service League’s 2017 Harvest Ball to Benefit Mercy Safe Caring Initiative—AvaSure Telesitter

Topic: Ronald D. Crock, MD, and George T. Maier, Stark County Sheriff, named the event’s honorary co-chairs | Contact:

Stark County, Ohio: Mercy Service League will hold its 2017 Harvest Ball on Saturday, October 21, at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. Ronald D. Crock, MD, president of the Mercy Medical Staff, and George T. Maier, Stark County Sheriff, will serve as honorary event co-chairs.

Jun 19, 2017

Mercy Medical Center President and CEO, Thomas E. Cecconi, Announces December Retirement

Topic: Not Available | Contact:

Tom Cecconi announced retirement 2017 - Mercy Medical Center Canton OhioCanton, OH: Thomas E. Cecconi, President and CEO, announced today his plan to begin steps to retirement from Mercy Medical Center, effective December 31, 2017.

Jun 09, 2017

Mercy Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Topic: Award Demonstrates Mercy’s commitment to quality care for stroke patients | Contact:

Mercy Medical Center received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll.

Jun 02, 2017

Mercy Heart Center Receives Get with the Guidelines® Heart Failure Gold Plus Achievement Award

Topic: Not Available | Contact:

Mercy Heart Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure.

May 30, 2017

Mercy Service League Raises $185,000 for Mercy Facility Transformation Project

Topic: Group also installs new officers for the 2017-2018 fundraising year during annual membership banquet | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: At its annual membership banquet held recently at Courtyard Marriott, Mercy Service League presented Mercy Medical Center with proceeds from the 2016 Harvest Ball, which totaled $185,000. Last year’s Harvest Ball benefitted Mercy’s Facility Transformation Project to renovate the fifth floor orthopedic/observation unit.

May 22, 2017

Mercy Service League Raises Over $250,000 for Women’s Cancer Services During Inaugural Wine Women & Shoes Fundraiser

Topic: Sole Man Dave Thomson named King of Sole; Dina Rooney, M.D., serves as Chairwoman of the Cause | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Service League held its inaugural Wine Women & Shoes event on Saturday, May 20, at the Alex D. Krassas Event Center in Canton.