Mercy Sports Medicine to Hold Coaches Clinic July 25

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25th 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 Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Jackson and Plain offer low-cost blood screenings in July

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Jackson and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in July. 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 Sports Medicine and Arrowhead Golf Club Offer High School Summer Golf Camp

North Canton, Ohio: Do you have a high school student who likes to golf? Mercy Sports Medicine and Arrowhead Golf Club are offering a High School Golf Camp for teens ages 14-18 on Mondays, July 16th, 23rd, and 30th. Campers will meet from 10 a.m. until 12 noon at Arrowhead Golf Club (formerly Fairways), located…

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The Harvest Raffle 2012 – $10,000 Cash Prize!

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Service League is selling a limited number of Harvest Raffle tickets for a chance to win the $10,000 cash prize. All proceeds from the Harvest Raffle will benefit the expansion and renovation of the Emergency Department at Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System. Only 250 tickets…

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Mercy Receives John Chapman Environmental Award at OHA Annual Meeting

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center received the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) John Chapman Award on June 12 during the OHA Annual Meeting at the Hilton Columbus in Easton. This top environmental award recognizes Mercy for demonstrating exceptional environmental stewardship and promoting best practices for other hospitals to follow. It also recognizes a hospital that has…

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Mercy Cancer Center Celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day With STOMP Out Cancer Event

Canton, Ohio: In recognition of National Cancer Survivors Day, Mercy Cancer Center hosted a STOMP Out Cancer event on June 4 in Mercy Hall Auditorium. Over 120 cancer survivors and their guests came together to celebrate life after a cancer diagnosis. National Cancer Survivors Day is an annual worldwide celebration to honor cancer survivors and…

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Mercy Medical Center Receives 2012 Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mercy’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines. To receive the award, Mercy Medical Center achieved of 85 percent or higher adherence to…

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Mercy Medical Center Helps Massillon Man Regain His Sight

Canton, Ohio: A welder with more than 25 years of experience, Massillon resident, Douglas Brown, was starting to suffer from headaches, blurred vision and a lack of concentration. His frustration mounted as his vision worsened and he could no longer weld. Brown found out he had a fast growing cataract that affects younger adults. Unable to…

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Mercy Medical Center Helps Canton Woman Regain Her Sight

Canton, Ohio: Canton resident, Laura Nader, is no stranger to medical problems. For years, Nader has dealt with muscular dystrophy and malignant hyperthermia, a rare life-threatening condition that is usually triggered by exposure to certain drugs used for general anesthesia. As a side effect of her health conditions, she has recently developed cataracts at the…

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Mercy Cancer Center Receives National Achievement Award From Commission on Cancer Of The American College of Surgeons

Canton, Ohio –– The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted its Outstanding Achievement Award to Mercy Cancer Center as a result of surveys performed during 2011. Mercy Cancer Center is one of a select group of 106 currently accredited and newly accredited cancer programs across the United States….

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Mercy has partnered with The Medicine Shoppe and Medicine Center Pharmacy to offer low-cost blood screenings in June

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has partnered with local Medicine Shoppe and Medicine Center Pharmacy locations to offer low-cost blood screenings to the community during the month of June. Each location will be offering total cholesterol screening for $2, glucose screening (blood sugar) for $2, and lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) for…

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Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Jackson and Plain offer low-cost blood screenings in June

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of 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 following dates:…

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Mercy Medical Center Announces 2012 Nursing Clinical Excellence Award Honorees

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center honored the 2012 Nursing Clinical Excellence Award winners at a special luncheon this week. Honorees include Sandy Bunker, R.N. Mercy IV Services; Maria Frase, R.N., BSN, CEN, Mercy Emergency Department; Kathleen Furbee, R.N., Mercy Emergency Department; Sheldon Liggett, R.N., BSN, Mercy Cardiovascular Special Care Unit; and Gina Ludwig, R.N., BSN,…

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New Course Record Set at Mercy Health Run Classic

North Canton, Ohio: As part of Mercy Medical Center’s commitment to the promotion of health and physical fitness in the community, Mercy Medical Center hosted its annual Mercy Health Run Classic on Saturday, May 12 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton. Approximately 250 runners participated in the 5k road-race and 0.6 mile Kids Fun…

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Mercy Senior Friends to Hold Senior Health Fair and Social Event May 23rd

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Senior Friends will host a FREE senior health fair and social event, “Don’t Gamble With Your Health” on Wednesday, May 23rd from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton. This event will offer an open house, tours of…

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Hospitals Celebrate Earth Day With Awards

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) To honor Earth Day, April 22, 2012, the Ohio Hospital Association (OHA) is proud to announce Mercy Medical Center of Canton as the recipient of the 2012 John Chapman Award for demonstrating exceptional environmental stewardship. In addition, 10 hospitals received the 2012 Melvin Creeley Environmental Leadership Award. “These hospitals demonstrate their commitment to…

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Mercy Cancer Center Hosts Historic Cancer Prevention Study in Stark, Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties

Canton, Ohio –– Residents of Stark, Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties have an unprecedented opportunity to participate in a historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations. Men and women between the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer are needed to participate in…

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Mercy Sports Medicine and Arrowhead Golf Club Offer Summer Golf Camp

North Canton, Ohio: Do you have a child who likes to golf? Mercy Sports Medicine and Arrowhead Golf Club are offering a six-week Junior Golf Camp for children ages six to 14 on Mondays, June 18 – July 23. Campers will meet from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Arrowhead Golf Club (formerly Fairways), located at…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers FREE Skin Cancer Screening May 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, May 21st 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 Health Center of Tuscarawas County to Hold Baby Fair April 17

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County will host a Baby Fair on Tuesday, April 17th from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. This educational event is FREE to any expectant parents (or parents with babies 18 months and younger). Grandparents are also welcome to attend. This baby fair is sponsored by Mercy Health Center…

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Trompower Receives Community Champion Award from Quota International

Mercy Medical Center employee Gary Trompower received the Community Champion Award from Quota International of Canton on March 21 at the Canton Woman's Club. Award recipients are chosen based on their contributions to the equality and independence of hearing-impaired individuals in their community. Trompower began to lose his hearing at the age of 17. He…

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