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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Dr. Sarikaya lab at Mercy Medical Center in Canton Ohio
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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Mercy housekeepers use germ-zapping robot in ICU, canton, ohio 2018
Families ‘Move with Mercy’ to Better Health

April is National Minority Health Month In celebration of National Minority Health Month, Mercy Medical Center collaborated with area agencies to offer “Munch, Mash, Mix & Move with Mercy” on April 21 at Edward “Peel” Coleman Southeast Community Center. Funded in part by the Ohio Commission on Minority Health, this family-friendly event attracted over 150 […]

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Canton Mercy Minority Health Month Event 2018
Mercy Offers FREE, Community Program on New Treatment Options for Enlarged Prostates

Looking for relief from an enlarged prostate without medication or major surgery? Join Mercy Medical Center on Monday, May 8, 6 p.m., for a FREE educational program presented by Steven Ochs, M.D., urologist. Dr. Ochs will discuss a minimally invasive approach to treating an enlarged prostate using the UroLift system and will be available to […]

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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 Monday, May 14th 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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Canton Resident, LaRae Seymour, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Canton resident, LaRae Seymour, 4 Main nursing unit, for being named one of Mercy Medical Center’s recent Star Performer employees.  The Star Performer program is the hospital’s employee recognition and rewards program.  Hospital employees, volunteers and staff are nominated each month for demonstrating outstanding performance, being a team player, going “above and beyond”, […]

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Mercy Medical Center Announces FREE Medicare Education Programs in April

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is offering the following FREE Medicare programs throughout the month of April: ~ Welcome to Medicare Webinars Wednesday, April 4th, 4 p.m. & Wednesday, April 18th, 6 p.m. The Ohio Department of Insurance offers monthly Welcome to Medicare online webinars. Register at www.insurance.ohio.gov. For more information, contact the Ohio Senior Health […]

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Canton Rotary and Mercy Invite Community to Health Screen & Wellness Fair April 21

Canton, Ohio: The Rotary Club of Canton and Mercy Medical Center have partnered to bring very low-cost health screenings to the Stark County community. On Saturday, April 21, the Health Screen & Wellness 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. […]

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Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation dinner 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 North Canton Fire […]

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Mercy Medical Center FREE Hernia Screening and Education Program April 7

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, April 7, 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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Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event March 20

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a FREE Medicare Options event on Tuesday, March 20th at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Hall Auditorium. This event, designed to help seniors choose the right Medicare Plan, will begin with a Medicare overview by Terri Gursky, Mercy’s Medicare Specialist and Stark County OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health Insurance […]

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Mercy Development Foundation Invites Community to FREE Tax Law Reform Seminar

Mercy Medical Center Development Foundation invites the community to a FREE lunch seminar on 2018 tax law reform on Thursday, March 1st from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. inside Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton. This seminar will include a panel of professionals, including: Jeffrey Eisenberg, wealth advisor, SecuraWealth Investment Strategies, LLC David […]

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Well Women Summit Focuses on Building Self-Esteem, Healthy Relationships for Middle School Females in Canton City School District

Mercy Medical Center Mission Outreach recently held a Well Women Summit for more than 75 young women who attend middle school and the Freshman Academy at McKinley High School in the Canton City School District and their teachers. Presented as a professional learning program, the summit covered topics including self-esteem, positive body image, healthy relationships, […]

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Mercy Mission Outreach Well Women Summit Feb 2018
Mercy Congratulates Dr. Steven Ochs for Being Named Ohio’s First UroLift® Center of Excellence

Steven E. Ochs, M.D., a urologist at Urology One and chair of Mercy Medical Center’s Department of Surgery, performed Ohio’s first UroLift® System implant in 2015 at Mercy Medical Center. On Monday, Feb. 12, representatives from NeoTract, Inc. held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at his office to announce that Dr. Ochs is Ohio’s first to earn […]

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Canton, Hartville Residents, Theresa Huff and Joel Yoder, Honored As Star Performer Employees at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Canton and Hartville residents, Theresa Huff and Joel Yoder, Radiation Therapy, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s November Star Performer employees.  The Star Performer program is the hospital’s employee recognition and rewards program.  Hospital employees, volunteers and staff are nominated each month for demonstrating outstanding performance, being a team player, going “above and […]

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Mercy Heart Center to Hold Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration February 13

Mercy Heart Center will hold a FREE Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration on Tuesday, February 13 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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Mercy Cancer Center Again Receives Full, Three-year Accreditation with Commendation from American College of Surgeons

Canton, Ohio: The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) has again given Mercy Cancer Center a full three-year accreditation with commendation for a survey conducted last November. Mercy has been accredited since 1986 as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program. Among the different levels of commendation, Mercy received the highest gold status for […]

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Mercy Cancer Center CoC Accreditation with Commendation 2018
Mercy Outpatient Diabetes Education Program Receives Recognition from the American Diabetes Association

Mercy Medical Center’s Outpatient Diabetes Education program has been awarded continued recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA). This program offers high-quality education services to the patients it serves. The ADA Education Recognition effort, begun in the fall of 1986, is a voluntary process which assures that approved education programs have met the National Standards […]

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