Mercy Wins First Annual ArtsinStark Genius Awards

Mercy Medical Center's team of eight employees won ArtsinStark's first annual Genius Awards, a unique competition designed to highlight innovation in Stark County and connect the arts and the sciences together. A total of 13 teams from area businesses – including Diebold, The Timken Company, Day Ketterer, KeyBank and others – participated in the contest. …

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North Canton Resident, Monica Taylor, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton, OH – Congratulations to North Canton resident, Monica Taylor, office service assistant with Admitting/Registration, for being named Mercy’s Star Performer employee for January 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…

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Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Canton, Ohio: 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 Mary Bosyj, MSN, BSN, RN, patient service coordinator for Mercy Heart Center, whose topic was: The Heart of Women: Is There A Difference? As part of the…

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Canton Resident, Saidi Eckert, Honored As Star Performer Employee of the Year at Mercy Medical Center

Canton, OH – Congratulations to Canton resident, Saidi Eckert, nurse assistant on Mercy Medical Center’s Medical/Telemetry unit, for being named the hospital’s Star Performer of the Year for 2013. 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…

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Mercy Offers Balance & Strength Screenings

Did you know that more than one third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States? These falls are the leading cause of injury deaths in older adults. Are you concerned that you, or a loved one, might be at risk for falls and injuries? Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County…

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Mercy Medical Center and Rotary Club of Canton Invite Community to Health Screen & Wellness Fair March 1st

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, March 1st, the Health Screen & Wellness Fair will take place from 7:00am to 1:00pm at McKinley High School, 2323 17th St. NW in Canton. For just $40, community members can…

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Mercy Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community Feb 19

  Mercy Health Center of Alliance will offer very low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, February 19th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 149 E. Simpson, Alliance, will be offering the following low-cost blood screenings: total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride,…

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Therapy Services Open at Mercy Health Center of Jackson

Massillon, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center now offers adult and pediatric therapy services in Western Stark County. Adult physical therapy, sports medicine, and pediatric physical, occupational and speech therapy opened at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, located at 7337 Caritas Circle, N.W., Massillon (next to the Paul and Carol David YMCA). Quality, Choice and Convenience Quality…

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Know Your Numbers – Community Wellness Screenings

Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Jackson, North Canton and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in February. Each facility will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) for $8, at their respective locations on the following dates:…

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Mercy Service League’s Souper Bowl Scores BIG WIN For Mercy Dental Services

Mercy Service League scored another BIG WIN for Mercy Dental Services & General Practice Dental Residency Endowment at Sunday evening’s inaugural Souper Bowl event at Mercy Health Center Jackson in Massillon. The Souper Bowl attracted more than 150 “players” and raised more than $6,700 for Mercy Dental Services. Mercy MVPs (celebrity judges) included Maureen Ater,…

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Canal Fulton Resident, Brooke Haslar, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Canal Fulton resident, Brooke Haslar, RN, Medical/Telemetry Unit, for being named Mercy’s Star Performer employee for November 2013. 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 Heart Center Presents Free Luncheon Program on African American Women & Heart Disease

Cardiovascular disease kills nearly 500,000 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 February 8th to learn how to change these statistics! Mercy Heart Center will be offering a FREE luncheon and presentation entitled, Sisters In Red:…

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Mercy Heart Center Partners with American Heart Association

For the second year in a row, Mercy Heart Center has partnered with the American Heart Association to serve as the 2014 local cause partner for the Go Red For Women initiative. Go Red for Women was created 11 years ago (six years locally) to fight the heart disease in women through education and research….

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Mercy Invites Community To Red Hot Zumbathon

Mercy Medical Center is inviting the community to a Red Hot Zumbathon, on Saturday, February 1st from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. inside Mercy Hall Auditorium. Zumba is the world’s largest dance fitness party with 14 million people taking Zumba classes in over 140,000 locations across the world. This event will be led by trained…

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Achieve Your Healthy Weight in 2014

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management is hosting a series of OPTIFAST® Open Houses this month at Mercy Medical Center and Mercy Health Centers near you. Meet Mercy’s staff members, sample OPTIFAST products, and learn more about how to lose weight, adopt healthy habits, get in shape, and control diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol. OPTIFAST Open House Schedule…

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Mercy Medical Center Welcomes First New Year’s Baby in Northeast Ohio

At just two minutes after midnight on New Year’s Day, Mercy Medical Center welcomed the first baby born in 2014. Not only was Mosiya Mykhale McElroy the first New Year’s baby of Stark County, but, according to Fox 8 News in Cleveland, he was the first baby born in Northeast Ohio. Weighing a healthy 7…

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Merry Christmas to Our Generous Supporters

As we come to the close of 2013, all of us at Mercy would like to thank our supporters for their generosity and kindness. Through their giving of time, talent and resources, Mercy is able to continue its mission of quality, compassionate, accessible and affordable care for all who come to us. Merry Christmas and…

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Mercy One of 10 U.S. Hospitals to Earn Fifth Consecutive ENERGY STAR Award

Canton, Ohio: The main campus of Mercy Medical Center recently received its fifth consecutive ENERGY STAR certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Stark County, Ohio-based facility is one of only 10 hospitals in the U.S. to receive ENERGY STAR five years in a row. Mercy is also one of four U.S. hospitals…

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Mercy Heart Center Offers Healthy Holiday Cooking Program

Canton, OH:  Mercy Heart Center will offer a FREE healthy holiday cooking program, Holiday Lites, to the community on Thursday, December 5, inside Mercy Hall Auditorium at 1320 Mercy Dr. NW in Canton. This program begins at noon and will teach participants how to make healthier versions of their favorite holiday foods.  Holiday Lites will include…

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Canton Resident, Sandra Sturm, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton, OH – Congratulations to Canton resident, Sandra Sturm, Mercy Food & Nutrition Services, for being named Mercy’s Star Performer employee for October 2013.  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 Celebrates First Anniversary of St. Paul Square

Canton, Ohio: Portage County, Ohio, had been home to Evalene Danko since her birth in 1921. With the recent onset of dementia, however, the 92-year-old relocated to the Hartville home of her son John Danko, who arranged for daytime assistance through Catholic Charities Adult Day Services in Louisville.  The move presented several challenges, especially with…

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Canton Mercy St. Paul Square health center celebrates one-year anniversary