Strasburg Resident, Talena Starn, Honored as Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Strasburg resident, Talena Starn, unit assistant for Mercy Medical Center’s Critical Care Unit (CCU), has been selected as the hospital’s Star Performer employee for the month of November 2019. Starn has served patients as a nurse’s aide for nearly four years at Mercy and is currently in nursing school. “Being an aide has helped me…

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Paumier Named New Board Chair at Mercy Development Foundation

Mercy Development Foundation announced Thomas M. Paumier, DDS, will serve as its new board chair effective January 2020. Paumier succeeds Donald Peterson III, who served as board chair since 2016. Peterson will continue to serve as a member of Mercy Development Foundation’s Board of Directors and also serves on Mercy Medical Center’s Board of Directors….

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North Canton Resident, Alex Camacho, Honored as Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

North Canton resident, Alex Camacho, registered nurse on Mercy’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU) was selected as the hospital’s Star Performer employee for the month of October 2019. Camacho is known for his excellent nursing skills and the compassion he shows his patients and their family members. A family who nominated Alex said they were at…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Community Health Fair on February 14 in Jackson Township

Mercy Health Center of Jackson will be holding a health fair, open to the community, on Friday, February 14, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. This health fair will include a variety of low-cost blood testing, additional free screenings, give-a-ways and more. Health fair participants can purchase a base package of blood screenings for only…

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Healthy Business Council of Ohio Recognizes Mercy Medical Center for Healthy Worksite Practices

The Healthy Business Council of Ohio (HBCO) recognized Mercy Medical Center with the 2019 Healthy Worksite GOLD Level Award during the 16th annual Healthy Worksite awards presentation on January 23 at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. Mercy was among 34 Ohio large employers (1,001 or more employees) recognized with the GOLD…

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Mercy’s Bagnolo is Honored with Ohio Society for Health Care Facilities Management’s Eagle Award

The Ohio Society for Health Care Facilities Management (OSHFM) named Nick Bagnolo, administrative director of Support Services at Mercy Medical Center and vice president of Construction & Facilities for the Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS), as a 2019 Eagle Award recipient. This award recognizes the facility manager who has demonstrated outstanding performance, leadership and…

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Mercy Medical Center’s Wofsey Receives Susan G. Komen Leslie’s Angel Award

Mercy Medical Center’s Diane Wofsey, RN, BSN, nurse navigator with Mercy Breast Care Center, received the Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio 2019 Leslie’s Angel Award at the Komen Breast Cancer Survivors Symposium held on October 26 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Independence. Named in remembrance of breast cancer patient and activist Leslie Jones,…

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Mercy Service League’s 2019 Harvest Ball Raises Funds to Benefit the Mercy Facility Transformation Clinical Decision Unit

Mercy Service League held its 2019 Harvest Ball on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Alex D. Krassas Event Center. Dr. Steven & Peg Hirsch served as honorary medical chairs, Normal & Jane Eckinger, Jr. served as community chairs and Linda Ganser & Lisa Werstler served as Mercy Service League co-chairs. The event raised approximately $300,000, with proceeds benefitting…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Community Health Fair on October 11 in New Philadelphia

Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County will be holding a health fair, open to the community, on Friday, October 11, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. This health fair will include a variety of very low-cost blood testing, additional free screenings, give-a-ways and more. Health fair participants can purchase a base packageof blood screenings for…

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Mercy Development Foundation Awards Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA, the 2019 St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service

During its annual Founders Day ceremony and donor recognition event, held September 29 at Mercy Medical Center, the Mercy Development Foundation honored Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine with its 2019 St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service. This award recognizes individuals whose leadership and vision have…

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Sisters of Charity Health System Signs Letter of Intent for Mercy Medical Center to Join Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic and the Sisters of Charity Health System today signed a non-binding letter of intent to explore Mercy Medical Center becoming a full member of the Cleveland Clinic health system while maintaining its Catholic identity through sponsorship by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine. The Sisters of Charity Health System, which is the…

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Mercy Receives 11th Consecutive EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

Mercy is again one of only three hospitals in the U.S. and Ohio’s only to achieve this designation Canton, Ohio: For the 11th consecutive year, Mercy Medical Center has again been awarded the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification—one of only three hospitals in the U.S., and the only one in Ohio, to earn this designation….

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Mercy Hosts Perinatal Loss Remembrance Service Oct. 13

Mercy Medical Center will host a Service of Remembrance at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13 in Mercy Medical Center’s Chapel for families who have had a perinatal loss. A perinatal loss is the loss of a pregnancy through miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, stillborn or neonatal death. One in four pregnancies will end in a loss….

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Canton Resident, Mario Gulley, Honored as Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton resident, Mario Gulley, Mercy Food and Nutrition Services, has been selected as the hospital’s July Star Performer employee. Gulley has excellent customer service skills and is loved by hospital employees and cafeteria guests. “Managing and working together with Mario has been a pleasure,” said Rick Short, manager. “He will make you smile and knows…

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Mercy Inducts Three Physicians Into Society of St. Luke

Mercy Medical Center recently honored three members of the Medical Staff for outstanding service to patients, the hospital and the Stark County community during the 2019 induction ceremony and dinner for the Society of St. Luke, Mercy’s physician honor society.  Honorees included Frank J. Kaeberlein, MD, FACEP, Margaret F. Kobe, MD, FAAP, and Russell L….

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Mercy Medical Center Honors Green Fire Dept. With STEMI Cup Award

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation event for local emergency medical squads (EMS). Mercy sponsors this event to recognize EMS personnel for their lifesaving efforts throughout the year. The guest speaker was Anthony Brewer M.D., Mercy Emergency Department physician and EMS Medical Director. Dr. Brewer’s presentation, What Happened After You Left, was based on…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Free, Community Program on Causes of Chronic Pelvic Pain

Looking for relief from chronic pelvic pain? Join Mercy Medical Center on Tuesday, August 13, 6 p.m., for a FREE educational program presented by Maurice K. Chung, M.D., Mercy Center for Endometriosis, Pelvic Pain and Urogynecology. Dr. Chung will discuss the causes and treatment options for chronic pelvic pain caused by endometriosis, fibroids, chronic pelvic…

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Sisters of Charity Health System CEO Thomas Strauss to Lead Mercy Medical Center as Paul Hiltz Accepts New Role

The Sisters of Charity Health System today announced President & CEO Thomas J. Strauss will take on the additional role of interim CEO of Mercy Medical Center, one of the health system’s two Catholic hospitals in Ohio. Paul Hiltz, who has led Mercy Medical Center since 2017, has accepted a position with NCH Healthcare System,…

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Mercy Medical Center Honored with Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving Achievement Award

Mercy Medical Center is the recipient of the Mission: Lifeline®Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the deadliest type of heart attack, caused by…

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

Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence. The goal is speeding recovery and reducing hospital…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Community Health Fair on July 12 in Plain Township

Mercy Health Center of Plain will be holding a health fair, open to the community, on Friday, July 1, from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. This health fair will include a variety of very low-cost blood testing, additional free screenings and more. Health fair participants can purchase a base packageof blood screenings for only $15,…

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