Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Oct 18, 2017

Mercy Medical Center Recognized for Excellence with American College of Cardiology Cardiac Cath Lab Accreditation

Topic: Mercy provides necessary care, resources to cath lab patients | Contact:

The American College of Cardiology has recognized Mercy Medical Center for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients who come to a cardiac cath lab for care.

Sep 26, 2017

Mercy Development Foundation Honors Rhonda and Perry Griffin with St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service

Topic: Mercy celebrates hospital’s 109th anniversary during annual Founders Day Donor Recognition event | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: During its recent Founders Day Donor Recognition event, Mercy Development Foundation awarded grateful patient Rhonda Griffin and her husband Perry its highest honor – the St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service. This annual award recognizes individuals whose leadership and vision has impacted and helped transform Mercy Medical Center.

Sep 25, 2017

Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings Oct. 3

Topic: Not Available | Contact:

Mercy Cancer Center is offering free oral cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of disease. 


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.