Paris Resident, Kim Bargerhuff, Honored As Star Performer Employees at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Paris resident, Kim Bargerhuff, RN, Mercy Maternity Services, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s February 2017 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…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Alliance Community Medicare Program May 11

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 11th at Rodman Public Library, 215 E. Broadway St. in Alliance from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.  This program will include an informative Medicare presentation from 10 a.m. until…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings

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 1 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton.  Shield M. Wikas, D.O. will perform the screenings.    Skin cancer screenings are free, but registration is required.  To register,…

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Mercy Opens New Wound & Hyperbaric Center

Mercy Medical Center opened the new Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center yesterday. As a comprehensive wound healing center, Mercy treats all wounds, especially those that have become difficult to heal. Underlying conditions such as diabetes, circulation problems or previous cancer treatment can turn the simplest of wounds into a significant problem. Treatments offered include: Hyperbaric…

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Mercy ANGEL Network Receives Medical Mutual’s Debra A. Green Community Service Award

Mercy ANGEL Network was presented the Debra A. Green Community Service Award at Medical Mutual’s Hattitude Breast Cancer Awareness Brunch on Saturday, April 1 at Landerhaven in Mayfield Heights. Named after Green, vice president, social responsibility and chief diversity officer at Medical Mutual, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1995, the award is given…

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Rotary Club of Canton and Mercy Medical Center Invite Community to Health Screen & Wellness Fair April 29

The Rotary Club of Canton and Mercy Medical Center have partnered to bring very low-cost health screenings to the Canton area community. On Saturday, April 29, the Health Screen & Wellness Fair will take place from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton. Mercy Hall…

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Mercy Spearheads Towel Collection for Salvation Army Canton

As part of the observance of Lent—a time of year when Christians are called to prayer, fasting, and almsgiving—Mercy Medical Center employees collected new towels, undergarments, and socks over the past month for the Salvation Army Canton Citadel Corps’ hot shower program for the area’s homeless. A van-load of donations was delivered to the Salvation…

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Community Health Fair to be Held April 6

Mercy Medical Center and the Stark County District Library will once again partner to offer the annual Community Health Fair on Thursday, April 6th from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Main Library location (715 Market Avenue N, Canton).   Free and open to the community, individuals and families will be offered various health…

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Mercy Holds Baby Shower in Northeast Canton, Provides Education on Safe Sleep Environment and More

With funding in part from the Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio-based Baby 1st Network, Mercy Medical Center Mission Outreach recently held “Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies,” a baby shower for new and expectant mothers, fathers, and grandparents. About 30 adults attended this educational event at Mercy at St. Paul Square in northeast Canton. Guest speakers included Janine Lundgren,…

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Mercy Medical Center is Site for “Welcome to Medicare” Event April 11

The Ohio Department of Insurance’s Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) will be hosting a FREE event, Welcome to Medicare, on Tuesday, April 11, with presentations beginning at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. in Mercy Hall Auditorium at Mercy Medical Center, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton.  This program is for new and soon-to-be Medicare…

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Mercy Pulmonary Rehabilitation Invites Community to Open House

Mercy Medical Center’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation program is hosting a community open house on Tuesday, March 14, from 3:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. in celebration of National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week (March 13-19).   Pulmonary Rehabilitation plays a role in enhancing the quality of life for individuals with chronic lung disease. This designated week honors individuals who struggle…

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Newcomerstown Resident, Amanda Winbush, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Newcomerstown resident, Amanda Winbush, RN, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s November 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 innovative…

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Massillon/North Canton Residents, Staci Freas and Maria Lupusoru, Honored As Star Performer Employees at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Massillon resident, Staci Freas, unit assistant, 7 Main, and North Canton resident, Maria Lupusoru, Mercy Housekeeping, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s December 2016 Star Performer employees.  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…

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Mercy Heart Center Invites Community to Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration

Mercy Heart Center will be offering a FREE heart healthy Sweetheart Cooking Demonstration to the community on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday, February 14th in Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Dr. NW, Canton, located behind the hospital’s main parking deck.  Beginning at 12 noon, this program will teach participants how to make healthier versions of several food…

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Mercy Medical Center Names Pike New Vice President

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center announced that Jeff Pike, MHA, R.N., has been appointed to the Mercy team as new vice president of Physician Relations, Business Development and Strategy. Pike comes to Mercy from the Cleveland Clinic: Akron General Campus where he was vice president of their Physician Partners Group and Operations. “We are pleased…

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Thomas Strauss to lead Sisters of Charity Health System

CLEVELAND – Thomas J. Strauss has been selected as the new president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. Headquartered in Cleveland, the health system includes two Catholic hospitals, two elder care facilities, three grantmaking foundations addressing the root causes of poverty, and five outreach organizations in Ohio and South Carolina. “The Sisters…

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Mercy Service League Invites Community to Souper Bowl Fundraising Event on January 29

Mercy Service League will host its annual soup tasting fundraising event, “Souper Bowl” on Sunday, January 29th, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom, 3218 Parkway St. NW, Canton, Ohio 44708. Tickets are $25 per person and include unlimited soup tastings and dessert.  The event also features a cash bar, gift certificate…

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CuddleCot Donation Gives Parents Suffering Infant Loss More Time to Grieve

Local nonprofit organizations, Ashlie’s Embrace and God’s Tiny Angels, donated a CuddleCot™ system to Mercy Medical Center on December 22. The cooling system allows parents and families more time to say goodbye in the event of stillbirth or neonatal loss. Erin and Anthony Maroon, founders of Ashlie’s Embrace, lost their daughter when she was stillborn…

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Canal Fulton Resident, Beth Holland, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Canal Fulton resident, Beth Holland, surgical first assistant specialist, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s October 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…

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Mercy Receives 8th Healthy Worksite Award

Canton, Ohio: The Healthy Ohio Business Council (HOBC) will recognize Mercy Medical Center among 87 other large Ohio employers for healthy worksite practices during its 13th annual Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite Awards ceremony. Mercy is to receive a silver-level award. These awards are given to Ohio employers that, like Mercy, have demonstrated an ongoing commitment…

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Mercy Receives 8th Consecutive EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

Mercy Medical Center was recently awarded the EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification for the 8th consecutive year – one of only four hospitals in the United States, and the only one in Ohio, to earn this designation. Each year the hospital’s main campus, a facility of one million square feet that’s a blend of old and…

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