North Canton Resident, Mike Schott, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

North Canton, OH – Congratulations to Canton resident, Mike Schott, Mercy Media Services, for being named Mercy’s Star Performer employee for June 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…

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Mercy Service League’s 2013 Harvest Ball to Benefit Mercy Dental Services

  Stark County, Ohio: Mercy Service League will hold its 2013 Harvest Ball on Saturday, October 12, in the Canton Memorial Civic Center’s McKinley Room. Thomas Paumier, D.D.S., vice chair of Mercy Medical Center Dental Services Section of Dentistry, has been named honorary medical staff chair of this highly anticipated event to benefit Mercy Dental…

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Mercy Weight Management Hosts OPTIFAST® Open House Sept. 16

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management is hosting an OPTIFAST® Open House from noon to 2 p.m. and 4 – 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 16 at Mercy Medical Center in the Cancer Center Atrium. Meet Mercy’s staff members, sample OPTIFAST products, and learn more about how to lose weight, adopt healthy habits, get in shape, and…

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Mercy General Surgeons Coughlin and Shackour Accepting New Patients

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center welcomes general surgeons Lisa Coughlin, M.D., and Mazin Shackour, M.D., FACS, to Mercy General Surgery Associates. Coughlin received her medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland and completed her residency at University of Toledo Medical Center, where she served as chief administrative resident. She has…

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Canton Resident, Joe Hoffman, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton, OH – Congratulations to Canton resident, Joe Hoffman, Mercy Central Transport, for being named Mercy’s Star Performer employee for May 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 Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” August 12, 2013

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Service League will host a Harvest fundraising event on Monday, August 12, at 91 Wood Fired Oven on Fulton Road in Jackson Township. A portion of the evening’s proceeds from food and gift card sales, as well as celebrity bartender gratuities, will benefit Mercy Dental Services & General Practice Dental Residency Endowment…

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Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic July 23

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 23 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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Mercy Service League Fundraiser – $10,000 Cash Raffle

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Service League is selling a limited number of $10,000 Cash Raffle tickets for a chance to win the $10,000 cash prize. All proceeds from the $10,000 Cash Raffle will benefit Mercy Dental Services & General Practice Dental Residency Endowment Fund for Mercy Medical Center. Only 250 tickets will be sold at $250…

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Mercy Lab Offers Faster On-demand Diabetes Testing, Cellular Studies

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently implemented advanced clinical laboratory diagnostics technology for conducting on-demand, Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) diabetes testing, as well as analysis of important red blood cell, white blood cell and platelet counts. The new system enables the hospital to provide faster, more accurate lab results for physicians and their patients, which can…

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Mercy Offers FREE Bone Density/Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community June 19

Alliance, Ohio: Mercy Imaging of Alliance will offer FREE bone density and low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, June 19th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 1401 S. Arch Ave., Alliance (inside Carnation Clinic), will be offering the bone density heel scans for FREE in addition to the following low-cost blood screenings:…

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Canton Resident, Maggie Turpin, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton, OH – Congratulations to Canton resident, Maggie Turpin, Mercy Environmental Services, for being named Mercy’s Star Performer employee for April 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 to Present Program on Total Joint Replacement June 26

Canton, Ohio: The demand for total joint replacement surgery increases each year. Join Mercy Medical Center and Timothy K. Conlan, M.D., orthopedic surgeon for Spectrum Orthopaedics, Inc. for a FREE total joint replacement seminar on Wednesday, June 26th at 6 p.m. This community program will be held inside the Deuble Family Room at the Lake…

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Mercy Cancer Center To Hold Cancer Survivor Event June 18

Canton, Ohio: In celebration of National Cancer Survivor’s Day, Mercy Cancer Center invites cancer survivors and their friends and family to A Night at the Oscars on Tuesday, June 18th. This event will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Christ the Servant Parish, 833 – 39th Street NW, Canton, and will feature…

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Mercy Heart Center Offers Educational CPR Program June 19

Canton, OH: CPR can DOUBLE, even TRIPLE, a victim’s chance of survival. To help the community learn the core skills of CPR, Mercy Heart Center is offering an educational event on Wednesday, June 19th at two convenient times and locations. These CPR programs, utilizing the American Heart Association’s Family & Friends® CPR Anytime® Personal Learning Program will…

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Breathe a Sigh of Relief

Canton, Ohio: Of the top four deadliest cancers in the U.S. (lung, prostate, breast and colorectal), lung cancer has been the only one not subject to routine screening until now. Based on the findings of a large National Lung Screening Trial (NLST), CT lung screening of people at high risk for developing lung cancer can…

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Mercy Medical Center Aids Stroke Victims on Road to Recovery

Canton, Ohio: Stroke affects more than 750,000 Americans each year. These “brain attacks” can leave lasting physical and behavioral changes and even affect a person’s ability to communicate and swallow. What is a stroke? A stroke occurs when a blood vessel either bursts or is blocked by a blood clot, restricting the flow of oxygen…

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Mercy Service League Raises $200,000 for Hospital ED

Canton, Ohio: The Mercy Service League recently held its annual year-end banquet where officers presented a $200,000 check to Mercy Medical Center – the result of 2012–2013 fundraising efforts. Since 2009 Mercy Service League has raised $752,000 for the emergency department expansion and renovation project by planning and sponsoring events such as Harvest Ball, Celebrity…

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Mercy Health Centers Offer Low-Cost Blood Screenings – June 2013

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of North Canton, Louisville, Lake, Jackson and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in June. 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…

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Canton Resident, Lisa Grimm, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton, OH – Congratulations to Canton resident, Lisa Grimm, LSW, Mercy Quality Management, for being named Mercy’s Star Performer employee for March 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…

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Mercy Offers FREE Bone Density/Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community May 15

Alliance, Ohio: Mercy Imaging of Alliance will offer FREE bone density and low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, May 15th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. The facility, located at 1401 S. Arch Ave., Alliance (inside Carnation Clinic), will be offering the bone density heel scans for FREE in addition to the following low-cost blood screenings:…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Community Medicare Program in Alliance May 16

Alliance, Ohio – Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare? Mercy Medical Center will be offering FREE Medicare consultations for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on Thursday, May 10th at Mercy Imaging of Alliance (inside the Carnation Clinic – 1401 S. Arch Ave., Alliance). Stop in anytime from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to…

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