Mercy Medical Center Receives Over $413,000 Grant for Program to Assist Victims of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Mercy Medical Center received the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant award in the amount of $413,392 from the Crime Victims Section of the Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. These funds allowed for the training of additional physicians, nurses and social workers, as well as the purchase of two state-of-the-art forensic cameras for…

Walk With a Doc on National Walking Day

Mercy Medical Center, Aultman Hospital and other local organizations will host a family-friendly community event to celebrate National Walking Day on April 6. This free event will take place from 4–6:30 p.m. at the Canton Garden Center, located at 1615 Stadium Park Drive N.W. in Canton, and will include free health screenings, opportunities to win…

Mercy White Coat Seminar Inspires Hartford Middle-school Students to Consider Health-care Careers

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently hosted 16 middle-school students from Canton City School District’s STEAMM Academy @ Hartford for an interactive, behind-the-scenes tour of the hospital’s surgery center robot, lab, rehab center, pharmacy, emergency department and dental clinic. The tour served as the culminating event for the Mercy White Coat Seminar, a six-week, career-exploration…

OHA, ODH Recognize Mercy Maternity Services for Breastfeeding Initiatives

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Maternity Services recently received the Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies voluntary breastfeeding designation from the Ohio Hospital Association and the Ohio Department of Health. The breastfeeding award recognizes maternity centers in Ohio that have taken steps to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in their organization. A star is awarded…

Mercy Medical Center Canton Ohio Birth Center First Steps Breastfeeding Recognition 2016
Mercy Heart Center Receives Cycle V Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI with Resuscitation Accreditation

Mercy Heart Center recently received full cycle V Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI with Resuscitation Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). Accreditation expires in 2018.    Ahmed Sabe, M.D., executive director of Mercy Heart Center and co-medical director of Mercy’s Emergency Chest Pain Center, explains that a cycle V accreditation means…

Mercy Pulmonary Rehabilitation Invites Community to Open House

Mercy Medical Center’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation department is hosting a community open house on Tuesday, March 15, from 4p.m.-6 p.m. in celebration of National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week (March 13-19).   This open house is open to the public and will offer: Free Blood Pressure Screenings Free Pulmonary Function Testing Give-A-Ways Door Prize Light Refreshments Smoking Cessation…

Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) recently presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to North Canton Fire Department for achieving the best door to balloon (D2B) angioplasty time for the second half of 2015.  The squad received the award for its role in the “door to balloon angioplasty” (D2B) of seven minutes. …

Begin Journey Towards Healing at Mercy’s Free Bereavement Support Group

Loss through death is certainly a human experience, but the pain of grief is unlike any other pain. Mercy Grief Support Services is offering Seeds of Hope, a free bereavement support group to help members begin the journey towards healing and wholeness. Led by qualified and experienced grief facilitators, Seeds of Hope offers a comforting…

Canal Fulton Resident, Carol Zimbello, Honored As Mercy Medical Center Star Performer Employee of the Year

Canal Fulton resident, Carol Zimbello, of the environmental services department, was named Mercy Medical Center’s Star Performer of the Year for 2015.  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”,…

Mercy Awarded for Healthy Worksite Practices

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and the Healthy Ohio Business Council (HOBC) recognized Mercy Medical Center as one of 68 Ohio employers for healthy worksite practices during the 12th annual Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite Awards ceremony. The event was held January 20 at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio as part of the Health…

Ohio Healthy Worksite Gold Award Winner 2015 - Mercy Medical Center Canton Ohio
Mercy Medical Center Presents FREE Robotic Surgery Program Feb. 17

Mercy Medical Center is presenting a free community education program on the benefits of robotic surgery on Wednesday, February 17th, featuring Beth Schuring, RN, MS, CNOR, RNFA, manager of Orthopedic and Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery at Mercy Medical Center. This presentation, “Is Robotic Surgery Right for YOU?” will begin at 6 p.m. in the…

Mercy Heart Center to Hold Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration February 18

Mercy Heart Center will hold a FREE Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration, The Secrets of Sodium: Managing Heart Failure and Hypertension with Diet, on Thursday, February 18th at 12 noon in Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton. This program, open to the community, will feature a live cooking demonstration by Mercy’s executive chef, Nikki…

Mercy Service League Invites Community to Souper Bowl Fundraising Event on January 31

Mercy Service League will host a soup tasting fundraising event, “Souper Bowl” on Sunday, January 31st, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m., at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom, 3218 Parkway St. NW, Canton, Ohio 44708. Tickets are $25 per person and include unlimited soup tastings and dessert.  The event also features a cash bar, cork pull and…

Mercy Medical Center Presents FREE Women’s Health Program

Mercy Medical Center is presenting a free community education program on Wednesday, January 20th, featuring Dr. Danielle Kiko, OBGYN, at 6 p.m. in Mercy Health Center of Jackson. Dr. Kiko will discuss robotic GYN surgery as well as the issues of: Abnormal Female Bleeding Patterns Hereditary Gynecologic Cancer  Current Pap Smear Screening Guidelines For complex…

Dr. Kiko robotic surgery program January 2016
Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic February 23

Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., NW, North Canton. The cost of the clinic is $20, and each coach attending will be able to apply for the state permit upon completion of…

Mercy Heart Center Earns Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Silver Plus Achievement Award

Mercy Medical Center Heart Center has received the Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure Silver-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure. Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure is a quality improvement program…

Steven Ochs, MD, and Mercy Are First in Ohio to Treat BPH with UroLift®

Canton, Ohio: Steven Ochs, MD, a urologist with Urology One, recently performed Ohio’s first UroLift® System implant at Mercy Medical Center. Intended to treat symptoms of enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), in men 50 years of age or older, the UroLift is the first permanent implant with the capability of quickly improving prostate…

Mercy Trauma Center Once Again Verified as Level II Trauma Center

The Trauma Center at Mercy Medical Center has once 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 American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients….

Local Families Experience Spirit of Mercy at St. Paul Square Community Christmas Open House

Patients, their families and other residents of Northeast Canton experienced the Spirit of Mercy at a community Christmas Open House held December 4 at Mercy Medical Center at St. Paul Square. Mercy Medical Center collaborated with community partners to offer families from the center’s surrounding neighborhoods a fun and festive afternoon focused on health and…

St. Paul Square Christmas 2015, Northeast Canton Ohio
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…

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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