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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Wine Women & Shoes Canton Ohio 2018 Mercy Medical Center
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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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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