Massillon Resident, Anthony Ross, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

  Canton, OH – Congratulations to Massillon resident, Anthony Ross, of Mercy Medical Center’s Patient Transport department, for being named Mercy’s Star Performer for February 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 “above…

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Mercy Hosts Second Annual Breast Cancer Survivors Event

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center offered breast cancer survivors an afternoon and evening of relaxation, education, exercise and great food at the second annual Surviving is Thriving event held March 12 at Glenmoor Country Club and Spa. Over 125 people attended the event, which included free spa services – facials, pedicures, manicures and massage –…

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Mercy Medical Center Names Yingling New Vice President and CNO

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center announced Barbara Yingling, RN, BSN, MAed, has been appointed vice president and chief nursing officer (CNO). An employee at Mercy Medical Center since 1999, Yingling is an accomplished nursing leader with over 20 years of progressive healthcare management experience. Yingling has served as a critical care nurse, director of nursing staff development and assistant chief…

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Appeals Court ruled in favor of Mercy Medical Center in Appeal filed by Aultman

The three-judge panel of the Fifth District Court of Appeals unanimously ruled in favor of Mercy Medical Center in the appeal filed by Aultman.  The March 5, 2012, decision is very significant, upholding the jury verdict that Aultman’s broker Conversion Support Program (CSP) was an illegal business practice and in fact violated Ohio’s Pattern of…

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Mercy Boutique Awarded ABC Reaccreditation

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Boutique was recently awarded a three-year reaccreditation in breast prosthetics by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics, Inc. (ABC). The boutique was recognized for achievements in the areas of organizational management, patient care standards, quality assurance, supplier compliance and facility and safety management. This award represents the highest level of…

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Mercy Hosts Educational Seminar on Topic of “Cutting Edge Psychotherapies”

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center will host a continuing education program for physicians and allied health professionals, nurses, counselors, social workers, therapists and teachers titled "Cutting Edge Psychotherapies" from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 14 at the hospital. John A. Nadas, M.D., psychiatrist at Mercy Medical Center, serves as course director and moderator…

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Mercy Has Partnered With The Medicine Shoppe And Medicine Center Pharmacy To Offer Low-Cost Blood Screenings In March

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 March. 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 has partnered with Marc’s Pharmacy to offer low-cost blood screenings in March

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has partnered with local Marc’s Pharmacy locations to offer low-cost blood screenings to the community in March. Each Marc’s Pharmacy 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 $8, at their respective locations…

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

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Jackson and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in March. 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 Honors Canton City EMS

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) presented the STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to Canton City EMS on Feb. 16 for their role in the door to balloon (D2B) time of 15 minutes. The STEMI Cup award is presented semi-annually to the EMS squad that achieves the fastest D2B time. “This…

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Mercy Heart Center Will Host “Mercy’s Medical Miracles” Heart Health Program on February 29th

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Heart Center invites the community to “Mercy’s Medical Miracles” on Wednesday, February 29th at 6:30 p.m. Held inside Mercy Hall Auditorium (1320 Mercy Dr. NW, Canton), this program will highlight the life-saving “heart care miracles” that have happened at Mercy Medical Center because of the unique combination of mission, vision and advanced…

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Mercy Heart Center Will Present “Back To Basics” Heart Health Program on February 29th

Canton, Ohio: Gregory J. Wood, D.O., Interventional Cardiologist, will present “Back To Basics” on Wednesday, February 29th beginning at 3 p.m. This program will be held in the Community Education Room located at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, 7337 Caritas Circle NW, Massillon, next to the Paul and Carol David YMCA. This community education program…

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Mercy’s Free Grief Support Group Begins March 6

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’s Optimal Performance Series Focuses on Functional Movement Screening

North Canton, Ohio: Approximately 75 percent of runners are injured each year. Most of these injures are caused by overuse and training errors. Mercy Sports Medicine is hosting a free Optimal Performance Series to show you how to avoid or effectively manage common running issues through proper training, injury management and nutrition techniques. Educational programs…

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Mercy Health & Fitness Center Offers Yoga Classes for Runners and General Fitness

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health & Fitness Center is offering two new Yoga classes beginning in March. Certified Brahmrishi Yoga instructor Mark Jones will teach a Yoga class for individuals of all fitness levels from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays from March 13 to April 17 at Mercy Health & Fitness Center, located…

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Mercy Health & Fitness Center Earns Medical Fitness Facility Certification

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health & Fitness Center recently earned certification as a medical fitness facility by the Medical Fitness Association – the country’s leading organization dedicated solely to medically integrated outcomes and accountability based fitness facilities. Certification is a significant step forward in the health delivery available for the entire community.  “After an in-depth…

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Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Free Educational Series to Help You Get the Most Out of Your Training Program and Racing Goals

Canton, Ohio: Seventy-five percent of runners are injured each year. Most of these injures are caused by overuse and training errors. Mercy Sports Medicine is hosting a free Optimal Performance Series to show you how to avoid or effectively manage common running issues through proper training, injury management and nutrition techniques. Educational programs are offered…

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Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic Feb. 29

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 29 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 Weight Management Hosts OPTIFAST Open House Feb. 27

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management is hosting an OPTIFAST® Open House from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 27 at Mercy Medical Center’s OPTIFAST classroom. 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. Individuals…

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Mercy Health & Fitness Center Offers Zumba

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health & Fitness Center, located at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, 6200 Whipple Ave., N.W., now offers Zumba. Classes meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and noon to 1 p.m. on Saturdays from Feb. 15 – March 24. The cost is $48 for Mercy Health & Fitness Center members…

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Mercy Hospice Seeking Volunteers

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Hospice is seeking volunteers to help terminally ill patients and their families. Volunteers offer respite care, bereavement support and patient visits. They also share special talents such as music, art, massage and aromatherapy. Volunteers in non-patient care areas serve as office assistants, event planners and training instructors. Volunteers are important members of…

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