Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic May 26

Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26 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 Medical Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings May 18

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 18th 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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Five Mercy Nurses Awarded for Clinical Excellence

In recognition of National Nurses Week, May 6 – 12, Mercy Medical Center is honoring five of its clinical staff members with Nursing Excellence Awards. The hospital’s 2015 honorees are Stacy Bauman, RN, Mercy Heart Center; Allyssa DeLuca, RN, Mercy Intensive Care Unit; Jamie Harig, RN, Mercy Emergency Department; Janet Henning, RN, Mercy Patient Education…

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Mercy Medical Center is Site for “Welcome to Medicare” Event May 13

The Ohio Department of Insurance’s Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) will be hosting a FREE event, Welcome to Medicare, on Wednesday, May 13, beginning at 6 p.m. in Mercy Hall Auditorium at Mercy Medical Center, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton.  This program is for new and soon-to-be Medicare users who have questions and…

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Mercy Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” May 11

Mercy Service League will hold a spring kick-off fundraising event, “Spring Fling”, on Monday, May 11 at Jerzees Sports Grille (5260 Dressler Rd., Belden Village).  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 first phase of the Mercy Facility Transformation–an initiative to…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event April 21

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a FREE Medicare Options event on Tuesday, April 21st 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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Mercy Service League’s 2015 Harvest Ball to Benefit The First Phase of the Mercy Facility Transformation

Mercy Service League will hold its 2015 Harvest Ball on Saturday, October 24, in the Canton Memorial Civic Center Auditorium.  Orthopedic surgeons, Tim Conlan, M.D., and Gerald F. Klimo, M.D, will serve as honorary medical staff co-chairs.  Proceeds raised at this highly anticipated event will benefit the first phase of the Mercy Facility Transformation–an initiative…

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Mercy to Present Two FREE Community Luncheons “Happy, Healthy, Safe Babies” in April

Mercy Maternity Services wants every baby born in Stark County to celebrate their first birthday.  “Healthy, Happy, Safe Babies”, a community education program featuring FREE lunch and gifts, will be offered from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 18th at Peoples Baptist Church (701 – 17th St. SE, Canton 44707) and on Saturday,…

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Canton Resident, Sandi Klein, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Canton resident, Sandi Klein, Insurance Verification, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s February 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 Cancer Center Receives National Outstanding Achievement Award from American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer for Third Consecutive Time

Mercy Cancer Center was recently presented with the 2014 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 75 U.S. health care facilities with accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor for surveys performed last year….

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Mercy Medical Center and Church of the Lakes Faith Community Nurses Invite Community to “End of Life” Issues Seminar

Mercy Medical Center, in partnership with Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), is inviting the community to an informative seminar, Planning Ahead for End of Life Issues, on Saturday, April 11th from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Church of the Lakes, 5944 Fulton Drive N.W., in Canton…

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Mercy Medical Center Names Hickey New Vice President

  Mercy Medical Center announced that Cindy L. Hickey has been appointed vice president of Marketing and Public Relations. A Mercy employee since 1984, Hickey reports to Thomas E. Cecconi, president and chief executive officer at Mercy Medical Center. “We are pleased Cindy agreed to become a part of our executive team at Mercy Medical…

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

Mercy Health Center of Alliance will offer very low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, March 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) –…

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Medina Resident, Brittney Johnson, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Medina resident, Brittney Johnson, RN, Emergency Department, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s January 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…

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Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted a continuing education program for emergency medical services (EMS) in honor of Heart Month (February).  Guest speaker for this event was Ahmed Sabe, MD, executive director of Cardiovascular Services, director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab and co-director of the Emergency Chest Pain Center at Mercy Medical Center, whose topic was:…

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Mercy to Present Community Orthopedic Lecture on March 18th

Mercy Medical Center is offering a FREE educational orthopedic program, New Techniques in Total Joint Replacement, to the community on March 18th beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Lake Community YMCA, 428 King Church Ave. SW, in Uniontown. Presented by orthopedic surgeon, Timothy Conlan, M.D., this program will be held in the Deuble Family Room…

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Mercy Medical Experience Gives Community Leaders Inside View of Healthcare

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its fifth Mercy Medical Experience Day to give select community members the opportunity to shadow hospital physicians. Community leaders spent an entire day, one-on-one, with a Mercy physician to gain a greater understanding of the unique culture of Mercy Medical Center and its role in the community, challenges facing healthcare providers, human concerns…

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Mercy Heart Center Presents Free Luncheon Program on African American Women & Heart Disease

Cardiovascular disease kills nearly 50,000 African American women each year.  Furthermore, only half of African American women are aware of the signs and symptoms of a heart attack.  Join us on Saturday, February 21st to learn how to change these statistics!  Mercy Heart Center will be offering a FREE luncheon and presentation entitled, Sisters In…

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Mercy to Present Community Orthopedic Lecture on February 11th

Mercy Medical Center is offering a FREE educational orthopedic program, New Techniques in Total Joint Replacement, to the community on February 11th beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, 7337 Caritas Circle NW, in Massillon.   Presented by orthopedic surgeon, Timothy Conlan, M.D., this program will be held inside the 2nd floor Community…

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Canton Resident, Janay Johnson, Honored As Star Performer Employee of the Year at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Canton resident, Janay Johnson, food & nutrition services, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s Star Performer of the Year for 2014. 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 Service League’s Souper Bowl Scores BIG WIN For Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Service League scored another BIG WIN for Mercy Medical Center during Sunday evening’s popular Souper Bowl event at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom in Canton. The Souper Bowl attracted nearly 200 “players” and raised more than $13,000 in total event proceeds for the hospital. Mercy MVPs (celebrity judges) included Maureen Ater, general manager at The Independent,…

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