Canton Resident, Terri Gursky, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Canton resident, Terri Gursky, Mercy Senior Friends coordinator and Medicare advisor, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s October 2015 Star Performer employee. 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…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Medicare Program Dec. 7

Do you have questions or concerns about your Medicare plan?  Get all of your Medicare-related questions answered at Mercy Medical Center on Monday, December 7th.  Stop in to Mercy Hall Auditorium (1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton) between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to speak to a State Certified Medicare Counselor from the Ohio Senior Health…

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Mercy ANGELs Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary

All women are at risk for breast cancer; however, statistics show that although breast cancer incidence among African American women is relatively low, their mortality rate is much higher compared to women of other races. To help reverse this trend, Mercy Medical Center adopted a local chapter of the ANGEL (African American Women Nurturing and…

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Mercy One of Four US Hospitals to Earn 7th Consecutive ENERGY STAR Certification

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center’s main hospital campus in Canton, Ohio, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR® certification for the seventh time in seven years. Only three other hospitals in the United States have earned the ENERGY STAR certification for seven consecutive years. Tom Cecconi, president and CEO of Mercy Medical…

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Mercy Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community Nov 18

Mercy Health Center of Alliance will offer very low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, November 18th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.  The facility, located at 149 E. Simpson, Alliance, will be offering: Total cholesterol screening – $2 Glucose screening (blood sugar) – $2 Lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) – $8.  These screenings…

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Mercy Service League’s 2015 Harvest Ball Raises Funds to Benefit The First Phase of the Mercy Facility Transformation

Mercy Service League held its 2015 Harvest Ball on Saturday, Oct. 24th at the Canton Memorial Civic Center’s Auditorium. Orthopedic surgeons, Tim Conlan, M.D., and Gerald F. Klimo, M.D, served as honorary medical staff co-chairs, and Tina Linz and Lisa Werstler served as Mercy Service League co-chairs. The event raised over $300,000, with proceeds benefitting the Mercy…

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Walk With a Doc. Take a Step Toward Better Health on November 18.

Mercy Medical Center will host “JustWalk™” Walk With a Doc walking program on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at noon. Walkers will meet at Mercy Medical Center in the Mercy Cancer Center Atrium and enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating walk with Edward Walsh, M.D., radiation oncologist and medical director of Mercy Cancer Center, and Sarah Grabowski, M.D.,…

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Massillon Resident, David Crookston, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Massillon resident, David Crookston, fitness specialist at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s September 2015 Star Performer employee. 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,…

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Mercy Medical Center and Rotary Club of Canton Invite Community to Health Screen & Wellness Fair November 7th

Mercy Medical Center and the Rotary Club of Canton have partnered to bring very low-cost health screenings to the Canton area community.  On Saturday, November 7th, the Health Screen & Wellness Fair will take place from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton.  Mercy Hall…

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Massillon Resident, Sara Fichter, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Massillon resident, Sara Fichter, RN, Mercy Regional Rehabilitation Center, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s August 2015 Star Performer employee. 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 Boutique Hosts Author of “HATventures of Hope” on October 30 for Book Signing

Author Jenny McCray will be at Mercy Boutique from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 30 to sign copies of her children’s book “HATventures of Hope,” an inspsiring story told through the eyes of a child as he faces his mother’s cancer diagnosis. When his mother loses her hair during treatment, the boy…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers FREE Oral Cancer Screenings Nov. 2

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 10:30 a.m. on Monday, November 2nd 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 Dedicates School of Nursing History Display at Alumni Dinner

Canton, Ohio: During its annual homecoming dinner recently, the Mercy School of Nursing Alumni Association dedicated its new historic wall display, located in Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall Auditorium. Designed by local artist Diane Adams, the display – entitled, Mercy School of Nursing, 1908-1984, A Legacy of Caring – features history, memorabilia, artifacts, outstanding alumni…

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Mercy Medical Center Purchases Former Moose Lodge

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has purchased the former Moose Lodge, located at 2935 Lincoln Way West, Massillon. Mercy plans to renovate the building to house a new outpatient health center. Mercy Health Center of Massillon is expected to open in the fall of 2016. Plans are still in process, but the center will most…

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Mercy Medical Center is Site for “Medicare Check Up Day” October 27

The Ohio Department of Insurance’s Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) will be hosting a FREE Medicare Check Up Day on Tuesday, October 27, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Mercy Hall Auditorium at Mercy Medical Center, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton.  This program provides an opportunity for participants to evaluate and change…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event October 20

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a FREE Medicare Options event on Tuesday, October 20th at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Hall Amphitheater. 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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Church of the Lakes Faith Community Nurses in conjunction with Mercy Medical Center Sponsor Health & Wellness Fair Oct. 10

The Church of the Lakes Faith Community Nurses in conjunction with Mercy Medical Center will sponsor a Health & Wellness Fair this Saturday, October 10th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Church of the Lakes, 5944 Fulton Dr. NW, Canton (on the corner of Brunnerdale). Free and open to the community, the Health &…

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Mercy Dedicates Painting, Honors Its Massillon Artist, Frank Dale

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Development Foundation recently held a blessing and dedication ceremony and reception in honor of Frank Dale, 82, a Massillon artist, art instructor and poet who donated his reproduction of 19th-century painter William Bouguereau’s Song of the Angels to Mercy. Many of his local students attended the event. Dale, a graduate of the…

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Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic October 27

Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, located at 7337 Caritas Circle, NW, Massillon. The cost of the clinic is $20, and each coach attending will be able to apply for the state permit upon completion of the clinic….

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Mercy Invites You to Walk With a Doc on October 10

Mercy Medical Center will host “JustWalk™” Walk With a Doc walking program on Saturday, Oct. 10 at 10 a.m. Walkers will meet at Mercy Cancer Center Atrium and enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating walk with David Gormsen, D.O., vice president and chief medical officer at Mercy Medical Center, and other health care professionals, who will…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings October 5

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 5th inside 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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