Mercy to Hold Diabetes Fair

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will host the 12th Annual Diabetes Health & Equipment Fair on Thursday, March 21 inside Mercy Hall Auditorium. Free to the community and professionals, this educational event will run from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and requires no reservation. Participants will be offered blood pressure checks, chair yoga, nutrition and…

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Volunteer for Mercy Hospice

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 an orientation and training session. Mercy Hospice will host a training session for volunteers who serve in patient care areas from 1 to 4…

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Mercy Medical Center Names Stewart New Senior Vice President and CFO

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center announced that David K. Stewart has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) effective March 1. “We are pleased David agreed to become a part of our management team at Mercy Medical Center,” said Thomas E. Cecconi, president and CEO at Mercy Medical Center. “With 23 years…

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Mercy Cancer Center Nurse Awarded “Best Mixed Media” in Lilly Oncology On Canvas National Art Competition

Canton, OH: Jane Westfall considers herself someone who likes to try her hand in many different kinds of art. She makes unique jewelry, bookmarks for cancer survivors and enjoys drawing. An oncology nurse at Mercy Medical Center, Westfall learned about Lilly Oncology On CanvasSM: Expressions of a Cancer Journey art competition from a pharmaceutical representative…

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Mercy Medical Center to Hold Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration February 19th

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will hold a cooking demonstration, Cooking for Heart Health, on Tuesday, February 19th at 12:30 p.m. inside Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton. This program, open to the community, will feature a live cooking demonstration by Mercy’s Executive Chef, Gaetano Ricci, and a heart health presentation by Mercy…

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Mercy Heart Center to Present, “Matters of the Heart” February 19th

Canton, Ohio: John Perry, M.D., cardiothoracic surgeon for Mercy Cardiovascular Institute (MCI) will present a community education program, Matters of the Heart, on Tuesday, February 19th, inside the Community Room at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, 7337 Caritas Circle NW, Massillon. Matters of the Heart will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will include identifying risk…

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Mercy is Healthy Ohio Worksite Award Recipient

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center was one of twelve Ohio hospitals and health systems to earn recognition as a 2012 Healthy Ohio Worksite Award recipient. The awards, presented by the Ohio Department of Health’s Office of Healthy Ohio, acknowledge Ohio employers that demonstrate a commitment to employee health by incorporating comprehensive worksite health promotion and…

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Mercy Weight Management Hosts OPTIFAST® Open House March 11

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management is hosting an OPTIFAST® Open House from noon to 2 p.m. and 4 – 6 p.m. on Monday, March 11 at Mercy Medical Center in the Surgery Center Atrium. Meet Mercy’s staff members, sample OPTIFAST products, and learn more about how to lose weight, adopt healthy habits, get in shape,…

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Mercy’s Free Grief Support Group Begins March 5

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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Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic Feb. 27

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27 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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Yoga Classes at Mercy Health & Fitness Center

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health & Fitness Center is offering two Yoga classes beginning in February. Yoga for You is an exercise class to help you strengthen without stress, lengthen without pain and improve balance and flexibility. Mark Jones, certified Yoga instructor registered with Yoga Alliance®, will teach the class from 11 a.m. to noon…

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Mercy Heart Center To Offer FREE Blood Screenings February 6

Canton, OH: Mercy Heart Center will be offering FREE blood screenings (cholesterol and blood sugar/glucose) and blood pressure checks to the community on Wednesday, February 6th from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, 7337 Caritas Circle NW, Massillon. Walk-ins are welcome, no appointment is needed, and a 12-hour fast is…

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Mercy Heart Center to Present, “The Heart of The Family” February 6th

Canton, Ohio:  Support of family and friends is an essential part of a heart patient’s life. Patients, as well as their loved ones, must adjust and be understanding of the challenges that accompany heart disease. Join us for this presentation, The Heart of the Family, to learn the important role that family members play in…

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Mercy Heart Center is Local Partner with American Heart Association for Go Red for Women Initiative

 Mercy Heart Center is Local Partner with American Heart Association for Go Red for Women Initiative Canton, Ohio: As a nationally recognized leader in heart care, Mercy Heart Center is proud to be the 2013 Go Red for Women partner with the American Heart Association (AHA). This is the 10-year anniversary for Go Red for…

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Mercy Trauma Center Once Again Verified as Level II Trauma Center

Canton, OH: The trauma center at Mercy Medical Center has been verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients….

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Behavioral Health Letter

January 28, 2013 Dear Community: Like all hospitals across the nation, Mercy Medical Center must prepare itself to meet the demands of the new national health care environment. We evaluated how best to steward resources according to our mission to best serve the needs of the community. A critical part of that effort was a…

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Canton Resident, Jasmine Hayes, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton, OH – Congratulations to Canton resident, Jasmine Hayes, nurse assistant at Mercy Medical Center, for being named Mercy’s Star Performer employee for November 2012. 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 Sports Medicine Offers “Learn To Lift” Youth Clinic

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Sports Medicine staff will offer instruction on how to safely and properly begin weight training at a “Learn to Lift” youth sports clinic to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 at Mercy Sports Medicine, located in Mercy Health Center of North Canton. Boys and girls ages…

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Mercy Improves Patient Comfort and MRI Image Quality

Canton, Ohio:  Radiology Services at Mercy Medical Center is proud to announce the arrival of the GE Wide-Bore 1.5 Tesla MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) Scanner at its main campus.  This new MRI scanner can accommodate patients up to 500 lb, offering obese patients faster imaging with higher resolution and more detail than the typically used…

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Stark County Hospitals Issue Flu Season Visitation Alert

Canton, Ohio: The flu season has arrived in full force in Stark County and all four hospitals—Affinity Medical Center, Alliance Community Hospital, Aultman Hospital and Mercy Medical Center are issuing visitation guidelines to protect their patients. RESTRICTED VISITATION TO PROTECT OUR PATIENTS FROM INFLUENZA Until further notice, please adhere to the following visitation policy: 1….

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Mercy Weight Management Hosts OPTIFAST® Open House Jan. 14

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management is hosting an OPTIFAST® Open House from noon to 2 p.m. and 4 – 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14 at Mercy Medical Center in the Surgery Center Atrium. Meet Mercy’s staff members, sample OPTIFAST products, and learn more about how to lose weight, adopt healthy habits, get in shape,…

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