Mercy Development Foundation Honors Robert Mahoney with St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service

Canton, Ohio: During its recent Founders Day Donor Recognition event, Mercy Development Foundation awarded Robert W. Mahoney its highest honor – the St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service. This award recognizes an individual whose leadership and vision has impacted and helped transform Mercy Medical Center. Mahoney, retired board chairman and chief executive officer of Diebold…

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Retired Diebold Inc CEO receives St. Augustine Award from Mercy Medical Center, Canton, Ohio
Mercy Honored with Second Consecutive Mission: Lifeline GOLD PLUS Award

Canton, Ohio: For a second consecutive year, Mercy is the recipient of the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® GOLD PLUS Receiving Award, which recognizes the hospital has reached an achievement score of 75 percent or greater for treating STEMI (ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction) transfer patients within 120 minutes. This is Mercy’s fourth consecutive Mission: Lifeline…

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Mission Lifeline 2015 Gold Plus Award, Mercy Medical Center Canton Ohio
Senior Health, Wellness & Lifestyle Fair to be Held September 24

Faith in Action of Western Stark County will hold its 13th annual Senior Health, Wellness & Lifestyle Fair on Thursday, September 24 from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Massillon Recreation Center, 505 Erie St. North in Massillon.  This year’s theme is “Stepping Into Fitness” and premier sponsors include Mercy Medical Center and Sprenger…

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Achieve Your Healthy Weight

Mercy Weight Management will help you achieve your healthy weight. Learn more about OPTIFAST®, HMR® Healthy Solutions, and other weight loss programs at Mercy’s next open house to be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 21 at Mercy Medical Center in Mercy Hall. You’ll have an opportunity to meet our staff, taste…

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Carrollton Resident, Kathleen Frampton, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Carrollton resident, Kathy Frampton, nurse practitioner, Mercy Clinical Transformation, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s July 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 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 Christopher Colwell, MD, a Denver, Colorado-based emergency physician and part of the first responder team at both Columbine High School (1999) and the Colorado theater shootings (2012)….

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Golf Outing to Benefit International Mission Efforts

FORE Mercy’s Sake Golf Outing will take place on Friday, September 18th at Skyland Pines Golf Course, 3550 Columbus Rd. N.E. in Canton.  Sponsored by the Mercy Development Foundation, proceeds from FORE Mercy’s Sake will benefit Mercy Medical Center’s International Mission Outreach (MIMO). MIMO sponsors medical mission trips each year, to meet the healthcare needs…

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Mercy Awarded Certification from The Joint Commission for Total Hip and Knee Replacement Program

Mercy Medical Center became the first Stark County hospital to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its total joint replacement program for hips and knees in 2013. After undergoing a rigorous on-site review in July, 2015, Mercy Medical Center has once again earned certification. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol…

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Cancer Survivor’s Cruisin for Cancer Fundraising Event Benefits Cancer Patients

Cancer survivor Rhonda Griffin and her husband Perry are founders and organizers of Cruisin for Cancer, an annual fundraiser that has raised over $39,073 the last six years for Mercy Cancer Center and Mercy Breast Care Center. This total includes $3,561 in contributions from Stark County Sheriff’s Community Outreach Program, under the direction of Chris Barker, in…

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Mercy Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” Aug 10

Mercy Service League will hold its annual fundraising party, Celebrity Bartending Night, on Monday, August 10th at Ninety One Wood Fired Oven in Jackson Township (5570 Fulton Drive). From 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the community is invited to join Mercy Service League as it raises money for the Mercy Facility Transformation Phase I: 5th…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Tuscarawas County Medicare Program July 23

Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare?  Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring a Medicare program for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on Thursday, July 23rd at Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County, 1031 W. High Ave., New Philadelphia from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. A representative from the Ohio Department of Insurance’s OSHIIP…

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Canton Resident, Cathy Angione, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Canton resident, Cathy Angione, Supply Chain, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s May 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”, being creative and…

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Mercy Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community July 15

Mercy Health Center of Alliance will offer very low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, July 15th 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 Lab Achieves CAP 15189 Reaccreditation

Canton, Ohio: The College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded Mercy Medical Center Pathology and Laboratory Medicine its Cycle 2 CAP 15189 designation, a reaccreditation based on the quality standards outlined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Mercy was the first hospital in Northeast Ohio to achieve CAP 15189 accreditation in 2011. According to…

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Mercy Sports Medicine To Host Coaches Clinic July 21

Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., N.W., in North Canton. The cost of the clinic is $20, and each coach attending will be able to apply for the state permit upon completion…

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Mercy Offers Support for Families After Perinatal Loss

Mercy Maternity Services is offering Hope For Healing, a new perinatal loss support group for people who have experienced the loss of a baby due to a miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death. This free, four-week support group will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on July 23 and 30 and August 6 and 13 in…

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Mercy Medical Center’s Gursky Awarded OSHIIP Coordinator of the Year

Terri Gursky, Mercy Senior Friends coordinator and Medicare advisor, was awarded the 2014 OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Coordinator of the Year from the Ohio Department of Insurance. Gursky, who also serves as the OSHIIP Stark County coordinator, earned this well-deserved recognition because of her strong leadership skills, dedication and commitment to the…

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Mercy Medical Center Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Mercy Medical Center has achieved reaccreditation for a period of three years for its adult hospital inpatient rehabilitation and adult hospital inpatient rehabilitation stroke specialty programs by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows the organization’s…

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Mercy Sports Medicine to Host Summer Clinics for Athletes

Mercy Sports Medicine will be offering multiple summer clinics for athletes ages 12-16 in June and July. Each one-day clinic is $50 and will be held at Mercy Sports Medicine, 6200 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton. Mercy’s sports enhancement staff with teach athletes how to safely execute exercises taking their abilities to the next level….

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Mercy Cancer Center to Host National Cancer Survivors Day Celebration June 10

To celebrate National Cancer Survivor Day, Mercy Cancer Center is offering Your Future in Focus on Wednesday, June 10 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in Mercy Hall Auditorium. This is a FREE, interactive presentation for cancer survivors (plus one guest) about using photography to help deal with emotions and challenges in life. The guest…

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Mercy Medical Center Aids Stroke Victims on Road to Recovery

Each year, 795,000 Americans suffer a new or recurrent Stroke.  On average, someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds and every 4 minutes someone dies from one.  These “brain attacks” can leave lasting physical and behavioral changes and even affect a person’s ability to communicate and swallow.  According to the American Heart…

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