Mercy Participates in National #GivingTuesday Initiative on December 3

Canton, Ohio: With a history of caring for Stark County and surrounding communities for more than 100 years, Mercy Medical Center has joined #GivingTuesday, a grassroots campaign for a national day of giving on December 3 at the start of the annual holiday season.   Much like Black Friday and Cyber Monday kick off the holiday…

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Mercy Cardiovascular Institute Implements Genetic Testing for Heart Patients

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center, nationally recognized as a center of excellence for cardiac care, and Mercy Cardiovascular Institute (MCI) now offer genetic testing as part of their standard of care for heart patients.    Another tool in the fight against heart disease – still the leading cause of death in the United States –…

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Mercy to Present Community Orthopedic Lecture on November 6th

Stark County, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is offering a FREE orthopedic program, What’s New in Total Joint Replacement, to the community on November 6th 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…

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Mercy to Present Community Orthopedic Lecture in Alliance

Alliance, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is offering a FREE orthopedic program, Keeping Your Bones Healthy, to the Alliance and surrounding communities on October 30th beginning at 6:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 3295 S. Union Avenue in Alliance. Presented by orthopedic surgeon, Thomas A. Krupko, M.D., F.A.C.S., this program will be held inside Garnes…

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Medication Take Back at Mercy to Be Held October 26

Canton, Ohio: As part of the hospital’s ongoing green efforts, Mercy Medical Center will again offer a free Medication Take Back Day on Saturday, October 26, 2013, from 10 am to 2 pm on its main campus. Residents of Stark and surrounding counties can bring any unwanted, unused and expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications to…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings October 21

Canton, Ohio: 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, October 21st inside Mercy Health Center of North Canton. Shield M. Wikas, D.O. will perform the screenings. Skin cancer is the most common of all…

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Mercy Hosts Author and Inspirational Speaker Matt Cavallo

Canton, Ohio: If you or someone you love has experienced the life-changing effects of a major chronic illness, you’ll want to hear author and speaker Matt Cavallo share his inspiring story of survival and success after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). Mercy Regional Rehabilitation Center will host this free community program at 6 p.m….

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Mercy Homecare Offers “Drive In” Flu Vaccination Clinic

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Homecare is offering a “drive-in” influenza vaccination clinic from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Stop by Mercy Homecare, located at 7568 Whipple Ave., N.W., in North Canton, and drive into the parking lot: A Mercy Homecare nurse will come to you. The vaccine is available for anyone…

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Mercy Sponsors Medicare Information Programs in Alliance Community

Alliance, Ohio – Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare? Medicare open enrollment begins on October 15th and runs through December 7th. Mercy Medical Center will be offering several FREE informational Medicare programs in Alliance during the month of October. Join us on the following dates to have ALL of your Medicare questions answered:…

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Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic Oct. 22

 North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., N.W. 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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Canton, Ohio Selected as Finalist for RJWF Roadmaps to Health Prize

Canton, Ohio: Canton was chosen today as a finalist for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) second annual RWJF Roadmaps to Health Prize. As a finalist, Canton is one step closer to the RWJF Roadmaps to Health Prize, which honors communities whose efforts……

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Mercy Medical Center Awarded Certification From The Joint Commission for Total Hip and Knee Replacement Program

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its total joint replacement program for hips and knees by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. The certification award recognizes Mercy Medical Center’s dedication to continuous compliance with The…

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Mercy Holds Free Community Talk on New Low-dose CT Lung Screening

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will hold a free community talk on the new, low-dose CT (LDCT) lung screening on Thursday, September 26, in the Mercy Hall Auditorium beginning at 5:30 p.m. The LDCT lung screening is the latest weapon in the war against lung cancer, which is the leading cause of cancer death for…

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Canton Resident, Julie Breslin, Honored as Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Canton resident, Julie Breslin, supply clerk for Mercy Supply Chain, for being named Mercy’s Star Performer employee for July 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”,…

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Low-carb Cooking Demo Slated for Northeast Canton Farmers’ Market

Canton, Ohio: On Thursday, September 19, a chef from Mercy Medical Center will demonstrate how to make a low-carb pasta sauce with fresh ingredients at the Mahoning Road Corridor Farmers’ Market. This event runs from 3-6 pm at 1500 Superior Avenue NE, near the Mahoning Road intersection in Canton. Attendees can sample the sauce and…

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Mercy Sponsors Medicare Options Event Sept. 17th

Canton, Ohio – Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tuesday, September 17th 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…

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Mercy to Present Community Orthopedic Lecture Series

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is offering several orthopedic lectures to the community in September, October and November. These programs are free and open to the public.    Reservations are requested for these programs as space is limited and light refreshments will be served.  Please call Mercy Healthcare Connection at 330-489-1333 or 1-800-223-8662 for more information…

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Mercy Medical Center Receives American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR®

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2013 – one of only 197 hospitals nationwide to do so. The award recognizes Mercy Medical Center’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients, and signifies that…

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Mercy Hospice New Volunteer Training Starts Sept. 24

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Hospice is seeking caring and committed volunteers to provide comfort and support to patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families. All Mercy Hospice volunteers are required to complete four, three-hour training sessions. Mercy Hospice will host its next training sessions for new volunteers from 5 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24,…

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Free Grief Support Group Begins Sept. 3

Canton, Ohio: 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 is…

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Arthritis, Back Pain, Total Hip and Total Joint Replacements

Canton, Ohio: Do you suffer from arthritis of the foot and ankle or back pain? Are you in need of a total hip replacement or total joint replacement surgery? Mercy Orthopedic Center is offering you the opportunity to hear from orthopedic surgeons at a free community education series this September. Space is limited, so call…

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