Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic October 18

Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18 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 of the clinic. […]

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings

Mercy Cancer Center is offering free oral cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of disease. Oral cancer screenings will be held from 2:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 4 at Mercy Dental Services (on the second floor of the Surgery Center/Cancer Center building).  Dental Professionals will visually examine the soft tissues […]

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Mercy’s Valentino Awarded University of Mount Union’s Physician Assistant Program Preceptor of the Year

University of Mount Union Physician Assistant Studies Program awards Mercy Medical Center’s Mike Valentino, PA-C, Preceptor of the Year. Valentino was named Mount Union’s Preceptor of the Month last February. “We were very excited to name Mike Valentino as the first recipient of the University of Mount Union’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program Preceptor of the […]

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Lake Township Woman Receives Akron-Canton’s First TAVR Under Conscious Sedation

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Heart Center recently performed Akron-Canton’s first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) on a patient under conscious sedation. Lake Township resident Carolyn Thomas, age 78, remained awake throughout the entire minimally invasive procedure to replace her aortic valve. The non-surgical valve replacement was performed by Ahmed Sabe, MD, executive director, Mercy […]

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Mercy Inducts Physicians Into Society of St. Luke

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently honored physicians for outstanding service to patients, the hospital and the community during the 2016 induction ceremony and dinner for the Society of St. Luke, Mercy’s physician honor society. Honorees included Ahmed El Ghamry Sabe, M.D., and Joe L. Carpenter, D.M.D.   Society of St. Luke 2014 honoree William […]

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Mercy Health Center of Massillon Opens August 15

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Health Center of Massillon, located at 2935 Lincoln Way W., is set to open Monday, Aug. 15. A 19,000 square foot facility, Mercy Health Center of Massillon will house a STATCARE Immediate Care Center; laboratory services; imaging including mobile MRI, CT, mammography and ultrasound; and physical therapy. Mercy will employ 15.5 full-time […]

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Canton Resident, Frank Soltesz, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Canton resident, Frank Soltesz, Mercy Security, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s June 2016 Star Performer employee.  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 and beyond”, being creative and […]

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Mercy Volunteer Honored for Work to Help Seniors Navigate Medicare Options

Canton, Ohio: When Kathryn Plant’s father was new to Medicare, he was overwhelmed and desperate for assistance. Claims payment information was especially frustrating, and Plant stepped in to help. “Like my father, many seniors have adult children who are willing and able to take on these challenges,” Plant says. “But what about those who struggle […]

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Mercy Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” Aug 16

Mercy Service League will hold its annual fundraising party, Celebrity Bartending Night, on Monday, August 15th at Ninety One Wood Fired Oven in Jackson Township (5570 Fulton Drive). From 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the community is invited to join Mercy Service League as it raises money for the Mercy Facility Transformation Project. The event […]

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Mineral City Resident, Becky Weisen, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Mineral City resident, Becky Weisen, RN, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s May 2016 Star Performer employee. 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 and beyond”, being creative and […]

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Mercy Medical Center at St. Paul Square Invites Community to Open House

Mercy Medical Center at St. Paul Square, invites the community to a Summer Health Open House this Friday, July 15th from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet our doctors, dentists and staff, and to make appointments for upcoming visits. This event is open to the community and will also […]

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Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic July 19

Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19 at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, located at 7337 Caritas Circle, N.W., Massillon. The cost of the clinic is $20, and each coach attending will be able to apply for the state permit upon completion of the clinic. […]

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Mercy Receives 2016 Mission: Lifeline GOLD PLUS Recognition Award

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently received the Mission: Lifeline® GOLD PLUS Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the most deadly type […]

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors North Canton Community Medicare Program June 9th

Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare?  Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring a Medicare program for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on Thursday, June 9, 2016, at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, 6200 Whipple Ave. NW, in North Canton from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.     A representative from the Ohio Department […]

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Free Luncheon to Address Changes to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid

Mercy Medical Center is sponsoring a FREE community luncheon program, Social Security, Medicare & You, on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, to address social security benefits and changes to Medicare and Medicaid that affect seniors today. This FREE program begins at 12 noon in Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton and will include presentations […]

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Lunch & Learn to Focus on Cleaning Product Safety and Alternative Options

Learn more about what’s in your cleaning products and how to properly use them at Mercy Medical Center at St. Paul Square’s next Lunch & Learn set for Friday, May 27. The free educational luncheon will begin at noon in the center’s community room, 1459 Superior Ave., N.E., Canton. Mercy Medical Center registered nurse Misty […]

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Mercy Receives Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll

Mercy Medical Center recently received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to providing the most appropriate stroke treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Hospitals must achieve 85 percent […]

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Mercy Service League Presents $205,000 Check for Hospital Transformation Project and Inducts Officers at Annual Meeting

At its annual membership banquet on May 17 held at Bender’s Tavern in Canton, Mercy Service League presented Mercy with proceeds from the 2015 Harvest Ball, which totaled $205,000. Last year’s Harvest Ball benefitted Mercy’s Facility Transformation Project to renovate the fifth floor orthopedic/observation unit. “A large crowd of members came together to celebrate the […]

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Reinvestment Fund and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Name Canton, Ohio One of 50 Invest Health Cities

The city of Canton has been selected by Reinvestment Fund and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to take part in the new Invest Health initiative. Invest Health is aimed at transforming how leaders from mid-size American cities work together to help low-income communities thrive, with specific attention to community features that drive health such as […]

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Mercy Cancer Center Invites You to Join The Movement and Learn How You Can Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the U.S., but it can be prevented. Only 1 in 3 adults, age 50 and older, are being screened for colorectal cancer. Mercy Cancer Center invites you to Join the Movement and fight colon cancer by learning more about the signs and symptoms of this disease […]

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Mercy Medical Center Offers FREE Medicare Program in Alliance, May 12

Do you have questions or concerns about Medicare?  Mercy Medical Center will be sponsoring a Medicare program for local seniors (or soon-to-be seniors) on Thursday, May 12th at Rodman Public Library, 215 E. Broadway St. in Alliance from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.  This program will include an informative Medicare presentation from 10 a.m. until […]

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