Mercy Hosts Service of Remembrance for Families Who Have Experienced Perinatal Loss

 Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will host a Service of Remembrance for families who have experienced loss through a miscarriage, stillborn or neonatal death at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14 in the hospital Chapel. The service is free, and refreshments will follow. In its eighth year, Mercy’s Service of Remembrance provides a safe and…

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Mercy to Present Program on Knee Pain September 15

Carrollton, Ohio: More than thirty-percent of adults report some type of knee pain. Join Mercy Medical Center and Anthony Pentz, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon at OMNI Orthopaedics, for a FREE knee pain seminar on Saturday, September 15th at 9:30 a.m. This community program will be held inside Mercy Health Center of Carroll County, 125 Canton Rd.,…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings – September 10th

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, September 10th inside Mercy Health Center of North Canton. Shield M. Wikas, D.O. and Karen Haude, PA-C will perform the screenings. Skin cancer is the…

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Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS – 2012

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation dinner for local emergency medical squads (EMS). Several hundred were in attendance for the event. Guest speaker was Carol Cunningham, MD, EMS Medical Director for the State of Ohio, whose topic was: A First Hand Experience: A Review of Israel EMS/Disaster System. How Far in…

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Not Just a Garage Sale

 On August 2 – 4, Mercy Hospice held a garage sale to raise money for its volunteer program. Putman Realty donated the space in Avondale Plaza to host the sale, sale items were donated, and the fundraiser was planned and staffed by Mercy Hospice volunteers Kim and Alyssa Lieb, Jen Weil and Stan Terhune and…

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Mercy Sleep Center Holds Sleep Medicine Conference September 12th

Canton, OH: Mercy Sleep Center will be holding its 9th Annual Afternoon Siesta (A Multidisciplinary Sleep Medicine Conference) on Wednesday, September 12th, 2012 from 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Metropolitan Center (601 Cleveland Ave. N.W., Canton). This conference, open to physicians, dentists, nurses, technicians and other healthcare professionals in the states of Ohio…

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Mercy Regional Rehabilitation Center Sponsors Brain Injury Conference September 22nd

Canton, OH: Mercy Medical Center’s Regional Rehabilitation Center will sponsor a brain injury conference, How to Mend the Mind (A Interdisciplinary Approach to Treatment of Brain Injury), on Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Pro Football Hall of Fame (2121 George Halas Dr. NW, Canton). This conference, open to…

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Mercy Hospice to Host Zumba Fundraiser Sept. 14

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Hospice Zumbathon will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 14 at Mercy Medical Center employee parking lot. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. Invite your family and friends to join you for this Latin-inspired, calorie-burning Zumba event, and help raise money for Mercy Hospice. No prior experience necessary! The…

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Mercy Receives American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR® ACTION Registry®–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2012 – one of only 164 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 Medical Center Sponsors Community Medicare Program in Alliance and Louisville August 22

Canton, Ohio – Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare? Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring a Medicare Community Check-Up for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on Wednesday, August 22nd at Mercy Imaging of Alliance (Carnation Clinic), located at 1401 S. Arch Ave., Alliance, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m., and at the Medicine…

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Mercy Cancer Center Displays “Oncology on Canvas” August 10-19

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center invites the community to stop by the Mercy Cancer Center rotunda between August 10 and 19 to view Lilly “Oncology on Canvas”, a life-affirming showcase of artwork created by those diagnosed with cancer, their friends, family and caregivers. This display is a biennial competition, presented by Lilly Oncology and the…

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Mercy Hospice to Sponsor Cutty’s Sunset County Fair August 18

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Hospice and Cutty’s Cutters is sponsoring Cutty’s Sunset Camping Resort’s Country Fair on August 18th from 9am until 3pm. The event is FREE and includes music, 50/50 drawing, food crafts, games, face painting, blood pressure screenings. Participants are encouraged to bring their pies, quilts and paintings to be judged in the competition….

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Mercy Medical Center Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has been accredited for a period of three years for its adult hospital inpatient rehabilitation and adult hospital inpatient rehabilitation stroke specialty programs by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). The latest adult hospital inpatient rehabilitation accreditation is the 18th consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body,…

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Jackson Township Lions Offer Free Pre-School Vision Screening at Mercy Health Center of Jackson Township August 22

Canton, Ohio: Jackson Township Lions will be offering free preschool vision testing on Wednesday, August 22nd from 5 pm until 8 pm at Mercy Health Center of Jackson Township, located at 7337 Caritas Circle, Massillon (across from the David YMCA). These screenings check seven indicators of vision weakness and are open to ALL local children,…

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Yoga Classes for Runners, Golfers and General Fitness

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health & Fitness Center is offering Yoga classes for runners, golfers and general fitness at Mercy Health Center of North Canton. Mark Jones, certified 200-hour level Brahmrishi Yoga instructor, will teach each six-class series. Cost for a six-week series is $54, and pre-registration and pre-payment are required. For more information or…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Community Medicare Program at Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County August 8th

Canton, Ohio – Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare? Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring a Medicare Community Check-Up for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on Wednesday, August 8th inside the Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County, located at 1031 West High Ave., New Philadelphia. Stop in anytime from 9 a.m. to 11a.m….

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Mercy Weight Management Offers OPTIFAST® Open House in Carroll County August 20

Carrollton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management is hosting an OPTIFAST® Open House from 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday, August 20th at Mercy Health Center of Carroll County, located at 125 Canton Rd., Carrollton. 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 Weight Management Offers OPTIFAST® Open House August 13

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management is hosting an OPTIFAST® Open House from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, August 13th at Mercy Medical Center’s OPTIFAST classroom inside Mercy Hall (first floor) on the campus of Mercy Medical Center. Meet Mercy’s staff members, sample OPTIFAST products, and learn more about how to lose weight, adopt healthy…

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Mercy Health Centers of North Canton, Louisville, Jackson and Plain Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings in August

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of North Canton, Louisville, Lake, Jackson and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in August. 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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Mercy Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” August 13, 2012

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Service League will host a Harvest fundraising event on Monday, August 13, at 91 Wood Fired Oven on Fulton Road in Jackson Township from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. A portion of the evening’s proceeds from food and gift card sales, as well as celebrity bartender gratuities, will benefit the expansion and…

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Canton Resident, Gail Coleman, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton, OH – Congratulations to Canton resident, Gail Coleman, Unit Assistant, Same Day Surgery, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s Star Performer employee for June 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,…

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