Mercy Medical Center Offers FREE Hernia Screening and Education Program October 20

Do you think you might have a hernia of the abdomen, groin or chest/hiatus? Common symptoms for abdominal and groin hernias include nausea, groin or abdominal pain, and a bulge in the lower abdomen. Symptoms of a chest/hiatal hernia might also include chest pain, heartburn, acid reflux and shortness of breath. Join Mercy Medical Center […]

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings Oct. 17

Mercy Cancer Center is offering free oral cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of disease. Oral cancer screenings will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 17 at Mercy Dental Services (on the second floor of the Surgery Center/Cancer Center building).  Dental professionals will visually examine the soft tissues […]

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings Oct. 15

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 Monday, October 15th 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 the […]

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Mercy Development Foundation Awards Jack Liberator Its St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service

Considered ‘Father of EMS’ in Ohio, Liberator was charter board member of Mercy Development Foundation and member of Mercy Medical Center’s administrative staff for 16 years Canton, Ohio: On its recent Founders Day, Mercy Development Foundation’s annual donor recognition event, Mercy Development Foundation awarded Jack Liberator its highest honor—the St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service. […]

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Mercy Pain Management Services Invite Community to Open House and Program on Sept. 19

Mercy Pain Management Services invites the community to an Open House and Physician Presentation Panel on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, 7337 Caritas Circle N.W., Massillon. The Open House will take place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Walk ins are welcome. Following the Open House, a panel of physicians will […]

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Mercy Medical Center Announces FREE Medicare Education Programs in September

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends invites the community to the following FREE Medicare programs throughout the month of September: ~ Medicare Options Event Tuesday, August 18th, 9 a.m. – Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Dr., N.W., Canton This event, designed to help seniors choose the right Medicare Plan, will begin with a Medicare overview by […]

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Mercy Health & Fitness to Hold Open House Sept. 15

Mercy Medical Center’s Health & Fitness Center will hold an Open House on Saturday, September 15thfrom 8 a.m. until 12 noon.  Located inside Mercy Health Center of North Canton (6200 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton), this event is free and open to the community. In addition to tours of the facility, refreshments and door prizes, […]

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Benefits Gentle Exercise, event at Canton Mercy, January 2018
Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation dinner for local emergency medical squads (EMS). More than 300 were in attendance for the event. The guest speaker was Scott Russell, RN, BSN, CEN, EMT-P, of the Lakewood Fire Department.  Scott, who also serves as a flight nurse specialist for MetroHealth Life Flights, addressed the crowd with a […]

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Mercy Medical Center Announces FREE Medicare Education Programs in August

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends invites the community to the following FREE Medicare programs throughout the month of August: ~ Medicare Options Event Tuesday, August 21st, 9 a.m. – Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Dr., N.W., Canton This event, designed to help seniors choose the right Medicare Plan, will begin with a Medicare overview 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 Youth ‘Bee Healthy’ Summer Camp

Mercy Medical Center held its third annual Bee Healthy Camp July 9–12 for children ages 8–10 at Mercy Medical Center at St. Paul Square. Staffed by Mercy employees and health professionals and teen volunteers, children learned about nature, nutrition, hygiene and fitness; enjoyed crafts and visits from Mercy Pet Patrol and Stark Parks Critters; and […]

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Mercy Medical Center Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

Mercy Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2018. Mercy is one of only 203 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. The award recognizes Mercy Heart Center’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care, which includes taking the patient directly into the cardiac cath […]

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Mercy Senior Friends Invites Community to Taste Testing Event July 12

Mercy Senior Friends invites community members (ages 50 and over) to its annual Taste of Senior Living event on Thursday, July 12 from 12 noon until 2 p.m. in Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive. N.W., Canton. For just $5 a person, attendees can sample a variety of appetizers, entrees and desserts provided by several […]

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

Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke 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 by meeting specific quality […]

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Mercy Cancer Center Receives 4th Consecutive National Outstanding Achievement Award from American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer

Mercy Cancer Center was recently presented with the 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Mercy Medical Center is one of a select group of only 32 U.S. health care facilities with accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor for surveys performed last year. […]

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Mercy Cancer Center in Canton Ohio again receives the outstanding achievement award from the CoC
Mercy Service League’s Wine, Women & Shoes Raises $315,000

The Mercy Service League recently held its second annual Wine, Women & Shoes event at the Alex D. Krassas Event Center in Canton, raising $315,000 to benefit Women’s Cancer Services at Mercy Medical Center. More than 350 guests attended, enjoying shopping, lunch, live and silent auctions, a fashion show, and more. Thirty area men, including […]

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Mercy Development Foundation Dedicates Huseyin ‘Sam’ Sarikaya, MD, Memorial Laboratory

Estate Gift from Well-known Mercy Pathologist Designated for Hospital’s Area of Greatest Need   Mercy Development Foundation recently held a blessing and dedication ceremony of the Huseyin “Sam” Sarikaya, MD, Memorial Laboratory at Mercy Medical Center, part of a donor recognition event for the family and friends of Dr. Sam Sarikaya, a well-known pathologist at […]

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Canton and Massillon Residents, Debra Jeffries and Marcy Driggers, Honored As Star Performer Employees at Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center announced its April 2018 Star Performer of the Month employees Debra Jeffries, of Canton, and Marcy Driggers, of Massillon. Jeffries and Driggers both work in Mercy Outpatient Lab at the hospital’s main campus. “Debra and Marcy bring experience to the department and are both extremely dedicated to hospital patients,” says Mary Ann […]

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Mercy Medical Center Offers FREE Hernia Screening & Education Program June 9

Do you think you might have a hernia? Common symptoms for hernias include nausea, groin pain, and a bulge in the lower abdomen. Join Mercy Medical Center on Saturday, June 9, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., for a FREE hernia-screening and educational program hosted by Mercy Robotic Surgery Center. During the event, participants will have […]

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Free Hernia Screening, Canton, Ohio, June 2018
Mercy Honors Clinical Excellence Award Winners During Nurses Week 2018

During National Nurses Week (May 6–12), Mercy Medical Center announces its 2018 Clinical Excellence Award winners: Belinda Cipriano, Stacy Eberhart, Jillian Krebs, Lisa Pierce, and Laurie Yeagley. National Nurses Week recognizes the important role nurses play in health care. As part of the annual celebration, Mercy honors nurses who have been selected for exceptional clinical […]

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Mercy Is First in Stark County to Use Portable, Germ-zapping Robots to Destroy Microorganisms on Hospital Surfaces

Xenex LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robot™ effective against even most dangerous pathogens Mercy recently became the first and only health-care facility in Stark County to disinfect hospital surfaces using robots that safely emit germicidal ultraviolet (UVC) rays more intense than sunlight to destroy microorganisms, even in shadowed areas. The hospital now uses two Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots […]

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