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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Mercy Medical Center receives Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Mercy earned the award…

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Canton Resident, Melody Klotz, Honored as Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton resident, Melody Klotz, RN for Mercy’s Coronary Care Unit has been selected as the hospital’s Star Performer employee for the month of April. Klotz stopped to help a woman who was having a seizure in her car. Another good Samaritan, who also stopped to assist, called Mercy Medical Center the next day to share…

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Massillon Rotary Foundation and Mercy Medical Center Partner to Offer Western Stark County Residents Free Lab and Health Screenings, Free Mammograms

The Massillon Rotary Foundation and Mercy Medical Center are partnering to offer free laboratory and health screenings for the Western Stark County community from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22 at Mercy Health Center of Massillon, 2935 Lincoln Way West in Massillon. Free mammograms are available, by appointment, from 7:30 a.m. to 4…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Community Health Fair on June 14 in Carrollton

Mercy Health Center of Carroll County will be holding a health fair, open to the community, on Friday, June 14, 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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Area Baseball Coaches, Players Come Together to Raise Funds for Premature Babies

Proceeds from the Jon Harold NICU Classic presented to Mercy Medical Center and Akron Children’s Hospital Stark, Portage and Summit County high school baseball coaches and players came together on May 3 at Mercy Medical Center to present checks of $2,880 each to Mercy’s Neonatal Special Care Nursery and Akron Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care…

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Jon Harold Classic 2019 for Mercy NICU
Mercy Medical Center Announces FREE Medicare Education Programs in June

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends invites the community to the following FREE Medicare programs throughout the month of June: ~ Medicare Q & A’s Thursday, June 6th, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Mercy Health Center of Massillon, 2935 Lincoln Way West, Massillon Thursday, June 20th, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Mercy Health Center…

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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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