In Recognition of National Senior Health & Fitness Day, May 29, Mercy Health & Fitness Offers Free Week Membership

In recognition of National Senior Health & Fitness Day (May 29), Mercy Health & Fitness Center, located in Mercy Health Center of North Canton, would like to invite those 50 and over to attend a variety of fitness classes or workout, free of charge, May 28–June 3. Bring your spouse or a friend and try…

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Uniontown Resident, Theresa Broad, Honored as Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Uniontown resident, Theresa Broad, physical therapist for Mercy Therapy Services has been selected as the hospital’s Star Performer employee for the month of March. Broad was nominated by a grateful patient who was transferred to Mercy after spending 12 days at an out-of-town hospital. “No one touched my severely tangled hair in all that time,”…

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In Recognition of National Stop the Bleed Day, May 23, Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Stop the Bleed Class to the Community

Most people know the importance of learning CPR training, but are not familiar with what to do in an emergency situation involving massive bleeding. A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes. Mercy Trauma Services is participating in a national initiative called Stop the Bleed. This awareness campaign encourages bystanders…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings

Mercy Cancer Center is offering free skin cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease. Skin cancer screenings will begin at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21st at Mercy Health Center of North Canton.  Shield M. Wikas, D.O. will perform the screenings.  Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers in…

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Mercy Honors Clinical Excellence Award Winners During Nurses Week 2019

Mercy Medical Center is proud to celebrate Mercy nurses who are part of America’s 4 million registered nurses who deliver primary and preventive health care to enrich our lives and the world we live in. During National Nurses Week (May 6–12), Mercy announces its 2019 Clinical Excellence Award winners–Jamie Cooper, Emily Falcone, Jerod Haddad, Amy…

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Mercy Earns Ohio’s First Go Clear Award and National Recognition for Surgery Safety

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) recently awarded Mercy Medical Center Ohio’s first Go Clear Award™ for its achievement in eliminating hazardous smoke from its surgical procedures. The award recognizes health care facilities that have committed to providing increased surgical patient and health care worker safety by implementing practices that eliminate smoke caused by…

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Mercy Ohio's first Go Clear Award Winner for Surgery
Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center Earns RestorixHealth’s Center of Excellence Award

Mercy Medical Center is pleased to announce Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center is a recipient of RestorixHealth’s Center of Excellence Award. Recipients of this award meet or exceed national wound care quality benchmarks over a three-month period. “This achievement reaffirms the quality of care that Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center provides its patients every day,”…

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Wound Center in Canton Ohio is Center of Excellence
Massillon Resident, Damon Magenau, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Massillon resident, Damon Magenau, certified occupational therapy assistant for Mercy Therapy Services, has recently been chosen as the hospital’s Star Performer employee. Magenau is recognized for the role he played in helping a patient’s family member during a medical emergency. After noticing the family member stumbling, he made a quick medical decision to take him…

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Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

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. As part of the evening’s activities, Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to Beloit Fire Department…

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Thomas Strauss Appointed to OHA Board of Trustees

Thomas Strauss, president & CEO, Sisters of Charity Health System, was recently appointed to the Ohio Hospital Association’s (OHA) Board of Trustees. Strauss, whose term ends on December 31, 2021, will join Michael Canady, MD, CEO, Holzer Health System (Gallipolis), and Jeffrey Graham, president & CEO, Adena Health System (Chillicothe), in filling vacant seats as…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Community Health Fair on March 8 in North Canton

Mercy Health Center of North Canton will be holding a health fair, open to the community, on Friday, March 8, 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 package of blood screenings…

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Mercy Medical Center Is Leading Efforts to Reduce Sepsis Mortality in Ohio

Rapid identification and treatment of sepsis in emergency department helps Mercy exceed Ohio’s goal to reduce sepsis mortality and save lives With a sepsis mortality rate of nine percent, Mercy Medical Center has demonstrated leadership in rapidly identifying and treating sepsis, an extreme response to infection in which the body releases an excess of chemicals…

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Canton Mercy has sepsis mortality rate of nine percent in 2019
Louisville Resident, Valerie Yuhaniak, Honored as Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Louisville resident, Valerie Yuhaniak, senior office coordinator for Mercy Dental Services, has recently been chosen as the hospital’s Star Performer employee. “Her dedication, work ethic, and knowledge of policies and procedures make her an invaluable asset to our department,” said Linda Burmeister, manager of Mercy Dental Services. “Valerie conducts herself with professionalism and great poise…

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With Jvion’s Cognitive Machine, Mercy Lowers Readmissions By More Than 20 Percent

With the help of Jvion’s Cognitive Machine solution, Mercy Medical Center has reduced rates of all-cause readmissions by more that 20 percent. The hospital adopted Jvion’s leading artificial intelligence (AI) as part of a facility-wide plan to enhance and optimize patient care quality and health, as well as lower the incidence of avoidable events. Paul Hiltz,…

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Healthcare Artificial Intelligence at Mercy in Canton Ohio | JVION
Mercy Heart Center to Hold Heart Health Cooking Demonstration February 20

Mercy Heart Center will hold a Free Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration on Wednesday, February 20th in Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton, located behind the hospital’s main parking deck. Beginning at 12 noon, this program will teach participants how to make healthier versions of several food and dessert items. Open to the community,…

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

Canton, Ohio: The Healthy Business Council of Ohio (HBCO) recognized Mercy Medical Center with the 2018 Healthy Worksite GOLD Level Award during the 15th annual Healthy Worksite awards presentation on January 24 at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio. Mercy was among 73 Ohio employers recognized for demonstrating a commitment to employee…

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Canton Mercy's 2018 healthy worksite GOLD award
Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Stop the Bleed Class to the Community Feb. 11

Most people know the importance of learning CPR training, but are not familiar with what to do in an emergency situation involving massive bleeding. A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes. Mercy Trauma Services is participating in a national initiative called Stop the Bleed. This awareness campaign encourages bystanders…

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Louisville Resident, William ‘Scottie’ Lemonte, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Louisville resident, William “Scottie” Lemonte, Mercy valet services, has recently been chosen as the hospital’s Star Performer employee. While parking a visitor’s car, Scottie noticed the car had a tire low on air, so he took care of the problem and inflated the tire to avoid any safety issues. When the visitor returned and learned…

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Mercy Service League Invites Community to Souper Bowl Fundraising Event on January 27

Mercy Service League will host its annual soup tasting fundraising event, “Souper Bowl” on Sunday, January 27th, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., at McKinley Aerie #2370, F.O.E. Grill, 5024 Monticello Ave. NW, Canton, Ohio 44708. Tickets are $30 per person and include unlimited soup tastings from your favorite local establishments and decadent desserts prepared…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Community Health Fair January 11

Mercy Health Center of Plain will be holding a health fair, open to the community, on Friday, January 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 package of blood screenings for…

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Magnolia Resident, Colleen Newell, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Magnolia resident Colleen Newell, patient care coordinator for Mercy Emergency Department, has recently been chosen as the hospital’s Star Performer employee. Newell was nominated for her quick response to a health crisis at a local football game. While a spectator at the event, the referee collapsed on the field and became unresponsive. Newell rushed to…

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