Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

Dec 30, 2015

Mercy Heart Center Earns Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Silver Plus Achievement Award

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Mercy Medical Center Heart Center has received the Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure Silver-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.

Dec 29, 2015

Steven Ochs, MD, and Mercy Are First in Ohio to Treat BPH with UroLift®

Topic: Innovative, permanent implants treat symptoms of enlarged prostate with fewer side effects than medication and traditional surgery, improving patients’ quality of life | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Steven Ochs, MD, a urologist with Urology One, recently performed Ohio’s first UroLift® System implant at Mercy Medical Center.

Dec 15, 2015

Mercy Trauma Center Once Again Verified as Level II Trauma Center

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The Trauma Center at Mercy Medical Center has once again been verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients.

Dec 10, 2015

Local Families Experience Spirit of Mercy at St. Paul Square Community Christmas Open House

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St. Paul Square Christmas 2015, Northeast Canton OhioPatients, their families and other residents of Northeast Canton experienced the Spirit of Mercy at a community Christmas Open House held December 4 at Mercy Medical Center at St. Paul Square.

Dec 03, 2015

Canton Resident, Terri Gursky, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

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Congratulations to Canton resident, Terri Gursky, Mercy Senior Friends coordinator and Medicare advisor, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s October 2015 Star Performer employee.

Nov 24, 2015

Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Medicare Program Dec. 7

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Do you have questions or concerns about your Medicare plan?  Get all of your Medicare-related questions answered at Mercy Medical Center on Monday, December 7th.  Stop in to Mercy Hall Auditorium (1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton) between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to speak to a State Certified Medicare Counselor from the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP). 

Nov 18, 2015

Mercy ANGELs Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary

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All women are at risk for breast cancer; however, statistics show that although breast cancer incidence among African American women is relatively low, their mortality rate is much higher compared to women of other races. To help reverse this trend, Mercy Medical Center adopted a local chapter of the ANGEL (African American Women Nurturing and Giving Each Other Life) Network in 2005.

Nov 18, 2015

Mercy One of Four US Hospitals to Earn 7th Consecutive ENERGY STAR Certification

Topic: Hospital uses an average of 35 percent less energy than typical buildings and also releases 35 percent less carbon dioxide into atmosphere | Contact:

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center’s main hospital campus in Canton, Ohio, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR® certification for the seventh time in seven years. Only three other hospitals in the United States have earned the ENERGY STAR certification for seven consecutive years.

Nov 13, 2015

Mercy Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community Nov 18

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

Mercy Health Center of Alliance will offer very low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, November 18th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.  The facility, located at 149 E. Simpson, Alliance, will be offering:

Nov 10, 2015

Mercy Service League’s 2015 Harvest Ball Raises Funds to Benefit The First Phase of the Mercy Facility Transformation

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Mercy Service League held its 2015 Harvest Ball on Saturday, Oct. 24th at the Canton Memorial Civic Center’s Auditorium. Orthopedic surgeons, Tim Conlan, M.D., and Gerald F. Klimo, M.D, served as honorary medical staff co-chairs, and Tina Linz and Lisa Werstler served as Mercy Service League co-chairs.