Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

May 31, 2011

Mercy Heart Center Receives Reaccreditation As A Heart Failure Institute

Topic: Not Available | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently received reaccreditation as a Heart Failure Institute by the Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium. Mercy was the first hospital in Ohio and the second in the nation to be named an accredited Heart Failure Institute by the Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium in 2009.

May 24, 2011

Mercy Service League Awards $184,000 To Hospital Programs

Topic: Not Available | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: During its recent annual banquet, Mercy Service League presented members of the hospital’s medical staff and administration with checks totaling $184,000 raised from their 2010-2011 fundraising efforts.

May 23, 2011

Mercy Stroke Center Aids Stroke Victims on Road to Recovery

Topic: Mercy Stroke Center Encourages Community to Understand the Effects of Stroke and Recovery Options in Recognition of Stroke Awareness Month - May | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Stroke affects more than 700,000 Americans each year. These “brain attacks” can leave lasting physical and behavioral changes and even affect a person’s ability to communicate and swallow.

What is a stroke?

May 18, 2011

Over 250 Participate in Mercy Health Run

Topic: Not Available | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

North Canton, Ohio: As part of Mercy Medical Center’s commitment to the promotion of health and physical fitness in the community, Mercy Sports Medicine hosted its annual Mercy Health Run Classic on Saturday, May 14. Over 250 runners participated in the 5k road-race with the start and finish at Mercy Health Center of North Canton.

May 18, 2011

Mercy Health Center of Carroll County Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings May 27

Topic: Not Available | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Carrollton, Ohio: Mercy Health Center of Carroll County will offer low-cost blood screenings on Friday, May 27, from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 125 Canton Rd., Carrollton, 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.

May 16, 2011

Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings

Topic: Not Available | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center is offering free skin cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease.

May 16, 2011

Mercy Awards Minority Scholarships for 2011

Topic: Mercy Recognizes the Four Recipients of the Mercy Medical Center Minority Scholarship Fund | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Four Canton City School students moved one step closer to making their educational endeavors a reality thanks to Mercy Medical Center’s Minority Scholarship Fund. These deserving students were recognized at the Greater Stark County Urban League Luncheon held on May 11th at the Southeast Community Center.

May 11, 2011

Mercy Medical Center Opens New Cardiac Diagnostic Department

Topic: Not Available | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently opened a newly renovated, state-of-the-art Cardiac Diagnostic Department. The new department, located on the second floor of Mercy’s Surgery Center, offers a convenient, comfortable and relaxing setting for cardiac diagnostics, combined with the most up-to-date, high-tech diagnostic equipment.

May 11, 2011

Mercy Awards Five Nursing Excellence Awards for 2011

Topic: Five Clinical Excellence Awards and a Cameo of Caring Award Are Presented in Recognition of National Nurses Week | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is proud to announce the recipients of the Nursing Clinical Excellence Award, which include Hannah Abdul, R.N., 5 Main Telemetry/Pediatrics, Beth Bailey, R.N.,PACU (Post Anesthesia Care Unit), Chris Moore, R.N., 9 Main (Telemetry), Tricia Trissel, R.N., OR (operating room), Katie Harvey, R.N., CVSICU.

May 10, 2011

Mercy Collects Record Numbers During April 30 Prescription Take Back Event

Topic: Not Available | Contact: info@cantonmercy.org

Canton, Ohio: To help prevent the misuse of prescription drugs and address the safety and health hazards of pharmaceutical waste, Mercy Medical Center partnered with the Stark County Sheriff's Office and Canton City Police Department to serve as a collection site for the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) “Take-Back” Initiative on Saturday, April 30.

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