Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation dinner for local emergency medical squads (EMS). More than 300 were in attendance for the event.  The guest speaker was Robbie Meek, CCEMT-P, PNCCT-P, CICP, NRP, NCEE, program director, Air Evac Lifeteam, out of Williamstown, KY. Meek addressed the crowd with a presentation entitled, “How to Critically Think…

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Mercy Service League Invites Community to Fundraising “Party” Aug 28

Mercy Service League will hold its annual fundraising party, Celebrity Bartending Night, to benefit the Mercy Safe Caring Initiative on Monday, August 28 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…

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Mercy Medical Center Names Interim President & CEO

Mercy Medical Center has announced the appointment of Paul C. Hiltz, FACHE, as interim CEO. He will join Mercy Medical Center on July 24. His appointment will allow a smooth transition of leadership following the recent announcement of president and CEO Thomas E. Cecconi’s retirement plans at the end of this year. Cecconi will remain…

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Sisters of Charity Health System Statement on the Senate’s draft health care bill: the Better Care Reconciliation Act

The Sisters of Charity Health System believes families and communities are stronger when everyone has access to quality, affordable health care. Like many in the health care provider community, we stand in opposition to the Senate’s draft health care bill, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA).  The Senate proposal would have a devastating impact…

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Mercy Service League’s 2017 Harvest Ball to Benefit Mercy Safe Caring Initiative—AvaSure Telesitter

Stark County, Ohio: Mercy Service League will hold its 2017 Harvest Ball on Saturday, October 21, at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. Ronald D. Crock, MD, president of the Mercy Medical Staff, and George T. Maier, Stark County Sheriff, will serve as honorary event co-chairs. Proceeds raised at this highly anticipated event will benefit the…

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Mercy Medical Center President and CEO, Thomas E. Cecconi, Announces December Retirement

Canton, OH: Thomas E. Cecconi, President and CEO, announced today his plan to begin steps to retirement from Mercy Medical Center, effective December 31, 2017.  Cecconi has held this position since April 2003, and also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from February 2002 to April 2003. Prior to joining Mercy, he was…

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Mercy Medical Center Receives Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Mercy Medical Center received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®- Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll. This 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 Heart Center Receives Get with the Guidelines® Heart Failure Gold Plus Achievement Award

Mercy Heart Center has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation’s secondary prevention guidelines for patients with heart failure. Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure is a quality improvement program that helps hospital teams follow…

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Mercy Service League Raises $185,000 for Mercy Facility Transformation Project

Canton, Ohio: At its annual membership banquet held recently at Courtyard Marriott, Mercy Service League presented Mercy Medical Center with proceeds from the 2016 Harvest Ball, which totaled $185,000. Last year’s Harvest Ball benefitted Mercy’s Facility Transformation Project to renovate the fifth floor orthopedic/observation unit. “Mercy Service League is made up of a passionate, caring…

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Mercy Service League Raises Over $250,000 for Women’s Cancer Services During Inaugural Wine Women & Shoes Fundraiser

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Service League held its inaugural Wine Women & Shoes event on Saturday, May 20, at the Alex D. Krassas Event Center in Canton. The new fundraiser, which sold out several months in advance, offered attendees an upscale afternoon of shopping, wine tasting, silent and live auctions, and a high-energy fashion show, raising…

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Mercy Senior Friends to Hold Senior Health Fair May 17

Mercy Senior Friends will host a FREE Senior Health & Wellness Fair, on Wednesday, May 17 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton.   This event will offer a variety of FREE health screenings and information, FREE refreshments and door prizes as well as…

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Magnolia Resident, Melissa Ruble, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Magnolia resident, Melissa Ruble, RN, Mercy ICU, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s March 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 creative…

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Mercy Honors Clinical Excellence Award Winners During Nurses Week 2017

In anticipation of National Nurses Week (May 6-May 12, 2017), Mercy Medical Center is announcing its 2017 Clinical Excellence Awards. This year themed, Celebrating Nurses Who Lead the Charge for Health and Wellness, National Nurses’ Week recognizes the important role nurses play in health care. As part of the annual celebration, Mercy will honor four…

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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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