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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Mercy Goes Live with CliniSync Health Information Exchange

Canton, Ohio: Through Ohio’s statewide CliniSync Health Information Exchange (HIE), Mercy Medical Center now offers real-time test results and reports to more than 700 physicians in Stark County. This technology enables doctors to diagnose and treat patients more quickly and accurately. Available information via CliniSync includes general laboratory, radiology, pathology, microbiology, blood blank results and…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers FREE Oral Cancer Screenings

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center is offering free oral cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease. Oral cancer screenings will be held from 10:00 a.m. until 12 noon on Friday, December 13th inside Mercy Dental Services (on the second floor of the Surgery Center/Cancer Center building). Mercy dental professionals will perform…

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Canton Resident, Valerie Schaar, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton, OH – Congratulations to Canton resident, Valerie Schaar, Mercy Retail Pharmacy, for being named Mercy’s Star Performer employee for September 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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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Medicare Options Event November 12th

Canton, Ohio – Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tuesday, November 12th 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 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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