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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Massillon Rotary Foundation and Mercy Medical Center Invite Western Stark Community Residents to Free Health Fair December 8

The Massillon Rotary Foundation and Mercy Medical Center are partnering to bring free lab and health screenings to the Western Stark County community. On Saturday, December 8, the health fair will take place from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Mercy Health Center of Massillon, 2935 Lincoln Way West in Massillon. This event is open…

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Massillon Resident, Heather Martin, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Massillon resident Heather Martin, RN for Mercy Medical Center’s HAVEN (Healing After Violent Encounters Network) program, has recently been chosen as the hospital’s Star Performer employee. Heather was nominated for her dedication to providing the highest level of care to victims of violence who come to Mercy Emergency Department. “She has gone above and beyond…

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Mercy Receives 10th Consecutive EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

One of only three hospitals in the U.S. to achieve this designation, Mercy saves $976,000 annually in energy costs, a ‘testimony to the practicality and long-term value’ of sustainability For the 10th 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…

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Canton Mercy 10th consecutive energy star award in 2018
Mercy’s Trauma Center Again Verified as a Level II Trauma Center by American College of Surgeons

Verification demonstrates Mercy’s commitment to optimal trauma care and ability to initiate definitive care for all injured patients The Trauma Center at Mercy Medical Center Emergency Services has 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…

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ACS Trauma Verification Canton Mercy 2018
Canton Rotary and Mercy Medical Center Invite Community to Health Fair November 17

The Rotary Club of Canton and Mercy Medical Center have again partnered to bring very low-cost blood screenings to the Stark County community. On Saturday, November 17, the health fair will take place from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton. Mercy Hall is located…

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Mercy Medical Center Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Mercy Medical Center’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. The Leapfrog Group is a national organization committed to improving health care quality and safety…

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Canton Mercy Medical Center Earns A for Patient Safety in 2018 from Leapfrog
Mercy Medical Center Announces FREE Medicare Education Programs in November

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends invites the community to the following FREE Medicare programs throughout the month of November: ~ Medicare Part D Check Up Day Monday, November 5th, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Dr., N.W., Canton This is an opportunity to evaluate and change your Medicare PART D…

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Mercy Medical Center Invites Community to Free Program on Improving Mobility and Reducing Pain

Mercy Health Center of North Canton will hold a FREE community education program, Improving Mobility and Reducing Pain, on Thursday, November 15 at 6 p.m. The facility is located at 6200 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton. This special event will include refreshments, tours of Mercy Therapy Services/Mercy Sports Medicine and short presentations on new strategies…

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Mercy Medical Center Invites Community to Free Program on Shoulder Pain

Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County will hold a FREE community education programon shoulder painon Tuesday, November 13 at 6 p.m. The facility is located at 1031 West High Ave., New Philadelphia. This special event will include refreshments, tours of Mercy Therapy Services and short presentations on shoulder conditions and disorders, treatment options and self-care….

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Mercy Opens New, Expanded Health Center in Oakwood Square Plaza

Mercy Health Center of Plain to feature STATCARE immediate care, primary care, sports medicine, and radiology and lab services Canton, Ohio: As part of its long-standing mission to provide quality, compassionate, affordable, and accessible health care for Stark County and beyond, Mercy Medical Center opened its new and expanded Mercy Health Center of Plain on…

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New Mercy Health Center of Plain Township in Canton Ohio
Mercy Service League’s 2018 Harvest Ball Raises Funds to Benefit a Mercy Safe Caring Initiative

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Service League held its 2018 Harvest Ball on October 20 at the Canton Memorial Civic Center Auditorium. Mercy Medical Staff physician Dr. Alfred and Tina Martello and Edward and Louise Mahoney served as honorary co-chairs, and Barbara Frustaci and Linda Ganser served as Mercy Service League co-chairs. The event raised over $280,000,…

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Canton Mercy Harvest Ball 2018 Chairs
Sisters of Charity Health System Names Paul Hiltz President & CEO of Mercy Medical Center

CLEVELAND, OH – OCTOBER 22, 2018 – The Sisters of Charity Health System has announced the permanent placement of Paul C. Hiltz, FACHE, as president & CEO of Mercy Medical Center in Canton, OH. Hiltz has served in this role in an interim capacity. “Over the past year, Mercy has grown into a stronger, more nimble organization,”…

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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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