Mercy Heart Center to Present Talk On Coronary Artery Disease, Acute Intervention and Robotic Surgery

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Heart Center is sponsoring a free dinner and community education program from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at Tuscarawas County Senior Center, located at 425 Prospect St. In Dover. Guest speaker Amjad Iqbal, M.D., medical director of Mercy’s Satellite Cardiovascular Imaging Program, will discuss coronary artery disease; Ahmed Sabe,…

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Heart Failure And Women And Heart Disease

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Heart Center is sponsoring a free community education program from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom, located at 3218 Parkway St., NW, Canton. Guest speaker Todd L. Johnson, M.D., cardiologist at Mercy Medical Center, will discuss heart failure. Ahmed Sabe, M.D., medical director of Mercy Heart…

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Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event in November 2009

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tues., Nov. 3, at 9 a.m. and Tues., Nov. 17, at 5 p.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium. This marketing event will begin with a Medicare overview by Mercy’s Medicare counselor Terri Gursky. Guests may also compare the…

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Are You At Risk For Venous Disease Or Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)?

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Vascular Center is sponsoring a free community education program titled “Venous Disease and DVT” at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at Mercy Hall Auditorium. Mercy vascular surgeon Jeffrey Prem, M.D., will discuss risk factors and the importance of detection and early treatment. In collaboration with the American Venous Forum, Mercy Vascular…

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Mercy Medical Center Seeking Volunteer Groups

Canton, Ohio: Are you part of a group, club or organization looking for a volunteer opportunity? Mercy Medical Center Volunteer Services invites interested groups to attend an informational meeting at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium to learn more about ways you can serve hospital patients, visitors and their…

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Mercy and Komen for the Cure to Host Business & Healthcare Dialogue

Canton, Ohio: Together with the Northeast Ohio Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Mercy Medical Center will hold its second Business & Healthcare Community Dialogue on Mon., Oct. 26, from 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the Mercy Hall Auditorium. This year’s topic will be “Breast Cancer Advocacy – the Medical, Spiritual and…

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MERCY MEDICAL CENTER SHOWS SUPPORT FOR BREAST CANCER AWARENESS AND NATIONAL BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION WITH GENERATION PINK™ GLOVES

Canton, Ohio: During the month of October, Mercy Medical Center will lend a pink covered hand to raising awareness and fighting breast cancer by wearing Medline Industries, Inc.’s new Generation Pink Exam Glove. Medline will donate $1.00 to the National Breast Cancer Foundation for each case of gloves purchased during the month, which is national…

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Mercy Adult Diabetes Support Group To Hear From Diabetes Champion

Canton, Ohio: Roger Baird, an A1C Champion, will share his personal experiences living with diabetes and steps to live a healthier life at Mercy Medical Center’s Adult Diabetes Support Group to be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10 at Mercy Medical Center. A1C Champions are people with diabetes who share diabetes self-management and…

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Mercy Sports Medicine Hosts Coaches Clinic Nov. 12

North Canton, Ohio: Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12 at Mercy Sports Medicine located in Mercy Health Center of North Canton (6200 Whipple Ave. NW). The cost of the Clinic is $20, and each coach attending will be able to apply for the state…

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National Study Puts Mercy in Nation’s Top Five Percent for Coronary Intervention

Canton, Ohio: In its twelfth annual Hospital Quality in America study released today, HealthGrades – the nation’s leading independent health care ratings organization – finds Mercy Medical Center to be Among the top five percent of U.S. hospitals for coronary intervention; One of the top 10 in Ohio for overall cardiac services; and Best in…

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Mercy Heart Center Program Focuses on Coronary Artery Disease, Acute Intervention and Robotic Surgery

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Heart Center is sponsoring a free community education program from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 22 at AA Executive Catering, Inc., located at 5211 West Tuscarawas St. in Canton. Guest speaker Amjad Iqbal, M.D., Mayo Clinic trained medical director of Mercy’s Satellite Cardiovascular Imaging Program, will discuss coronary artery disease;…

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Mercy Stroke Center is Again Awarded Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Stroke Center has again earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. This distinction – which was awarded to Mercy a second time following The Joint Commission’s recent, unannounced on-site review – demonstrates the hospital’s commitment to excellence in providing stroke care. Jim Williams,…

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Mercy School of Radiologic Technology Re-Accredited

Canton, Ohio: The School of Radiologic Technology at Mercy Medical Center recently received the maximum possible eight-year accreditation from the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). JRCERT is the only agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for the accreditation of traditional and distance delivery educational programs in radiography, radiation therapy,…

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Mercy Sponsors Free Medicare Options Event in October

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Senior Friends is sponsoring a free Medicare Options Event on Tues., Oct. 6, and Tues., Oct. 27, at 9 a.m. in the Mercy Medical Office Building Auditorium. This marketing event will begin with a Medicare overview by Mercy’s Medicare counselor Terri Gursky. Guests may also compare the cost, coverage and…

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Mercy Offers Free Depression Screenings

Canton, Ohio: Could you or someone you love be suffering from depression? Mercy Medical Center is offering free depression screenings from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8 at the hospital, located at 1320 Mercy Drive in Canton. Appointments are required. National Depression Screening Day began 18 years ago as a nationwide effort to…

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Mercy Offers Free Cancer Screenings

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Cancer Center is offering free skin cancer and oral cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of the disease. Skin cancer screenings will begin at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 12 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., N.W. Shield Wikas, D.O., dermatologist, will perform the…

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Mercy Boutique Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Events

Canton, Ohio: In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mercy Boutique will offer special events in October. On-site prosthetic fittings will be available in a comfortable and private environment with representatives from Amoena on Friday, Oct. 9; American Breast Care (ABC) on Friday, Oct. 16; and Trulife on Tuesday, Oct. 20. Appointments are required…

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Mercy is Northeast Ohio’s First to Offer Hybrid Robotic Heart Surgery

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Heart Center is again helping pioneer minimally invasive heart surgery in Ohio and the nation. Members of the hospital’s medical staff recently performed Northeast Ohio’s first hybrid revascularization, which combines the da Vinci® robotic single-vessel small thoracotomy (SVST) procedure with angioplasty. The hybrid offers patients the best of both procedures,…

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Mercy Radiology Awarded Three-Year Reaccreditation in MRI

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Radiology was recently awarded another three-year term of accreditation in MRI as the result of a recent survey by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR awards accreditation to facilities for the achievement of high practice standards after a peer-review evaluation of the practice. Evaluations are conducted by board-certified physicians and…

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Mercy Service League To Present 2009 Harvest Ball

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Service League will present its annual Harvest Ball on Saturday, Oct., 17 at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. Proceeds from the gala themed, “I’ll Take Manhattan,” will help fund the renovation and expansion of Mercy Medical Center’s Emergency Department. Major sponsors of Harvest Ball 2009 are: The Hoover Foundation as “The Big…

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Mercy Invites Community To Learn More About Robotic Assisted Surgery And Heart Care

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center is offering free educational programs for the community to learn more about robotic assisted surgery and Mercy Heart Center’s commitment to complete heart care. If you or someone you love is in need of surgery, come learn more about robotic minimally invasive surgery (MIS) at a free community event to…

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