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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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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Jack Liberator St. Augustine Award 2018 | Mercy Medical Center, Canton, Ohio
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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