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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Mercy Medical Center and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Hosted Palliative Care Forum

Mercy Medical Center and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) hosted an information session on January 23 at Mercy focused on legislation that would improve the quality of life for patients with cancer and other chronic illnesses. Representatives from Mercy Cancer Center, Mercy Palliative Care Services, and the ACS CAN shared information…

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Canton Resident, Lyndley Corley, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Canton resident, Lyndley Corley, RN, ED navigator, Case Management, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s November 2014 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 Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event January 20

Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a FREE Medicare Options event on Tuesday, January 20th at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Hall Amphitheater. This event, designed to help seniors choose the right Medicare Advantage Plan, will begin with a Medicare overview by Terri Gursky, Mercy’s Medicare Specialist and Stark County OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health…

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Mercy Invites Community to Red Hot Zumbathon

Mercy Medical Center is inviting the community to a Red Hot Zumbathon, on Friday, February 6th from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Mercy Hall Auditorium, located behind the hospital’s main parking deck. Offered in more than 180 countries, Zumba is the world’s largest dance fitness party with 15 million people taking Zumba classes in…

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Mercy Heart Center Invites Community to Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration

Mercy Heart Center will be offering a FREE heart healthy cooking demonstration, Love Your Heart, Eat Healthy, to the community on Wednesday, February 4th in Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Dr. NW, Canton, behind the hospital’s main parking deck. Beginning at 12 noon, this program will teach participants how to make healthier versions of several…

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Want to Become a Mercy Hospice Volunteer? Training Begins January 27

Mercy Hospice volunteers are special people who are trained to support terminally ill patients and their families. If you’d like to become a Mercy Hospice volunteer, training classes begin Tuesday, Jan 27 at Mercy Homecare & Hospice offices, located at 4369 Whipple, Ave., in Canton. Volunteers who will serve in non-patient contact areas need to…

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Mercy Sports Medicine to Host Coaches Clinic Feb. 24

Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., N.W., 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…

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Mercy Service League Invites Community to Souper Bowl Fundraising Event on January 25

Mercy Service League will host a soup tasting fundraising event, “Souper Bowl” on Sunday, January 25th, from 4:30 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, pepperoni rolls, dessert, cash bar and many silent auction items. Attendees will…

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Uniontown Resident, Tonia Yost-Fullmer, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Uniontown resident, Tonia Yost-Fullmer, licensed social worker, Mercy Regional Rehabilitation Center, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s October 2014 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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Recommendations in Seeking Care for Flu-like Illness

In December, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially declared the flu an epidemic. This week, Akron Regional Hospital Association (ARHA) hospitals, including Mercy, are seeing an unusually high volume of patients due in part to influenza. While area hospitals remain prepared & capable to treat all patients, we are asking you to help. Before…

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Mercy Receives 2014 Healthy Worksite Silver Award from Ohio Department of Health

Canton, Ohio: In recognition of Mercy Medical Center’s commitment to employee health through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs, the Ohio Department of Health’s Healthy Ohio Business Council has awarded the hospital a 2014 Silver Healthy Ohio – Health Worksite Award. Mercy has garnered this award six times at either a bronze or silver…

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Australian Woman with Rare Heart Tumor Receives Life-saving, Bloodless Surgery from Mercy Heart Surgeon

  Read coverage of this story and our bloodless medicine and surgery program in the Canton Repository and Akron Beacon Journal. At Mercy Medical Center, Australian Madalyn Copcutt recently underwent life-saving, bloodless open-heart surgery, a ground-breaking, minimally invasive approach that minimizes patient blood loss before, during and after treatment. About two months ago, the 26-year-old…

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Achieve Your Healthy Weight in 2015

Mercy Weight Management now offers more options to 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 January 12, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Mercy Hall. You’ll have an opportunity to…

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