Mercy Medical Center has been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Thomson Reuters

CANTON, Ohio (Nov. 15, 2011) – Mercy Medical Center has been named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Thomson Reuters. The study examined the performance of more than 1,000 hospitals by analyzing outcomes for patients with heart failure and heart attacks and for those who received coronary bypass surgery and percutaneous coronary…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Several Medicare Programs in November

Canton, Ohio – Open Enrollment for Medicare is earlier this year and will only run until December 7th. Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring several educational Medicare events for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) throughout the month of November. Community Medicare Check-Up – Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County Mercy Health Center of Tuscarawas County…

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

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, Lake, Jackson, North Canton and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in November. 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 Medical Center Receives City of Canton Community Development Block Grant for $250,000 for New Health Care Facility in Northeast Canton

Canton, Ohio: Canton City Council voted unanimously on Monday, Oct. 24 to award Mercy Medical Center a City of Canton Community Development Block Grant for $250,000 for the Mercy Primary Care at St. Paul Square project. Located at 1459 Superior Ave. in Northeast Canton, Mercy Primary Care at St. Paul Square will offer a primary…

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Mercy Has Partnered With the Medicine Shoppe and Medicine Center Pharmacy To Offer Low-Cost Blood Screenings Beginning in November

 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 beginning in November. 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 $8, at…

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Mercy Service League’s 2011 Harvest Ball Raises Funds to Benefit ED Renovation

Stark County, Ohio: Mercy Service League held its 2011 Harvest Ball on Saturday, Oct. 15 in the Canton Memorial Civic Center’s McKinley Room. Albert T. Domingo, M.S., M.D., president of Mercy Medical Center’s medical staff, served as honorary physician chair, and Linda Ganser and Michelle Johnson served as Mercy Service League co-chairs. The event raised…

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Mercy Weight Management Hosts OPTIFAST® Open House Nov. 14

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Weight Management is hosting an OPTIFAST® Open House from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14 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 Service League Invites Community to Holiday Event “Chateau Noel” November 12th

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Service League will host a sale of professionally designed and exquisitely appointed holiday trees, wreaths, swags, centerpieces, tree skirts, candles and more. Details: “Chateau Noel” Carriage Hill Club 5228 Everhard Rd. NW, Canton, OH 44718 Saturday, November 12, 2011 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Tickets are $10.00 each, including brunch catered by Buehler’s Fresh…

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Mercy Medical Center Launches New Development Foundation

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Development Foundation has been established to help meet the hospital’s future fundraising needs through philanthropy—charitable giving from individuals, organizations, corporations and foundations. A formal dedication of the Foundation and installation of Board members was held recently in conjunction with a celebratory Mass in the hospital chapel. Like many health care…

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Mercy to Present Program on Hip Pain October 11

Canton, Ohio: Between 200,000 and 300,000 hip replacement operations are performed in the United States each year. Join Mercy Health Center of Carroll County and Thomas W. Watson, M.D., orthopaedic surgeon, OMNI Orthopaedics, for a FREE hip pain seminar on Tuesday, October 11th at 6 p.m. This community program will be held inside Mercy Health…

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Author Regina Brett Book Signing to be Held at Mercy Boutique

Canton, Ohio: Regina Brett, author of God Never Blinks: 50 Life Lessons for Life’s Little Detours and columnist at The Plain Dealer, will be at Mercy Boutique from 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Free parking is available at the Mercy Cancer Center/Surgery Center entrance….

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Several Medicare Programs in October

Canton, Ohio – Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring the following educational Medicare events for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) in October: Community Medicare Check-Up – Stark County District Library – Plain Community Branch Stark County District Library – Plain Community Branch (1803 Schneider St. NE, Canton) is hosting a community Medicare Check-Up event on…

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Know Your Numbers – Marc’s – October 2011

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has partnered with local Marc’s Pharmacy locations to offer low-cost blood screenings to the community beginning in October. 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…

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Know Your Numbers October 2011

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of Louisville, North Canton, Lake, Jackson and Plain will each be offering low-cost blood screenings in October. 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 Medical Center Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center is offering free oral cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease. Oral cancer screenings will be held from 2:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 20th inside Mercy Dental Services (on the second floor of the Surgery Center/Cancer Center building). Mercy dental professionals will perform…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings October 12th

  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 Wednesday, October 12th inside Mercy Health Center of North Canton.  Shield M. Wikas, D.O. and Karen Haude, PA-C will perform the screenings.  Skin cancer is…

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Mercy Takes First Step on New Health Facility in Northeast Canton

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center took the first step this week toward making health care accessible to Canton’s northeast neighborhoods. A ceremonial lease-signing for the new Mercy Primary Care at St. Paul’s Square was held at the site, located at 1459 Superior Ave., NE, Canton, on September 21. Mercy will occupy a building on the…

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Local Mercy Health Centers offer Low-Cost Flu Clinics

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Centers of North Canton, Jackson and Plain will be offering low-cost flu clinics during the month of October. The flu vaccines will be offered for $20 – traditional Medicare will be billed for the vaccines – patients must bring their Medicare Card with them. No appointment is necessary and walk-ins are…

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Mercy is First Hospital in Northeast Ohio to Achieve CAP 15189(SM) Accreditation to the International Organization For Standards Quality Management

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently became the first hospital in Northeast Ohio to achieve the College of American Pathologists CAP 15189 (SM) accreditation based on the quality standards outlined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The accreditation focuses on improved patient safety and risk reduction, outlining standards for quality and competence particular to…

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Mercy Sleep Center Holds Sleep Medicine Conference September 21st

Canton, OH: Mercy Sleep Center will be holding its 8th Annual Afternoon Siesta (A Multidisciplinary Sleep Medicine Conference) on Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the McKinley Grand Hotel (320 Market Avenue South, Canton). This conference, open to physicians, dentists, nurses, technicians and other healthcare professionals in the states of…

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Mercy Regional Rehabilitation Center Hosts Open House & Reunion In Recognition of National Rehab Week

Canton, OH: In recognition of National Rehab Week (September 19-25) Mercy Medical Center’s Regional Rehabilitation Center will be hosting an Open House on Monday, September 19th from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. inside Mercy Hall Auditorium. Join Mercy for refreshments, visit with our staff and listen to motivational speakers. These motivational speakers include Mercy Regional…

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