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 2016 Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Award - Canton Ohio
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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Mercy Honors Clinical Excellence Award Winners During Nurses Week 2016

In anticipation of National Nurses Week (May 6 – May 12, 2016), Mercy Medical Center is announcing its 2016 Clinical Excellence Awards. This year themed, Culture of safety: It starts with YOU, National Nurses Week recognizes the important role nurses play in health care. As part of the annual celebration, Mercy will honor five nurses who…

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Chris Fogarty, RN, BSN, Barbara Donaho Award 2016, Mercy Canton Ohio
Mercy Senior Friends to Hold Senior Health Fair May 4

Mercy Senior Friends will host a FREE Senior Health & Wellness Fair, on Wednesday, May 4th from 10 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, information, refreshments and door prizes as well as open houses…

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Mercy Medical Center Presents FREE Robotic Surgery Program

Mercy Medical Center is presenting a free community education program on the benefits of robotic surgery on Wednesday, May 4th, featuring Beth Schuring, RN, MS, CNOR, RNFA, manager of Orthopedic and Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery at Mercy Medical Center. This presentation, “Is Robotic Surgery Right for YOU?” will begin at 6 p.m. in the…

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Mercy Medical Center and Rotary Club of Canton Invite Community to Health Screen & Wellness Fair April 30th

Mercy Medical Center and the Rotary Club of Canton have partnered to bring very low-cost health screenings to the Canton area community.  On Saturday, April 30th, the Health Screen & Wellness Fair will take place from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton.  Mercy Hall…

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Uniontown Resident, Mary Beth Breda, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Uniontown resident, Mary Beth Breda, Mercy Volunteer Services, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s January 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 Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic May 17

Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17 at Mercy Health Center of Jackson, located at 7337 Caritas Circle, N.W., in 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…

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Mercy Is First in Stark County to Use New SYNERGY Stent

Canton, Ohio: Dilip Patel, MD, an interventional cardiologist with Mercy Cardiovascular Institute (MCI), recently became the first in Stark County to treat a patient with the newly approved SYNERGY™ Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent from Boston Scientific. Stents are tiny mesh tubes doctors use to prop open clogged arteries, allowing blood to flow freely to…

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Mercy Medical Center Presents Free Luncheon Program on Minority Health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in minorities in the United States.  Furthermore, African Americans have twice the risk of diabetes as white Americans.  Join us on Saturday, April 23rd to learn how to change these statistics!  Mercy Medical Center will be offering a FREE luncheon and presentation entitled, Brothers and Sisters in…

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Mercy Medical Center Receives Over $413,000 Grant for Program to Assist Victims of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Mercy Medical Center received the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant award in the amount of $413,392 from the Crime Victims Section of the Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. These funds allowed for the training of additional physicians, nurses and social workers, as well as the purchase of two state-of-the-art forensic cameras for…

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Walk With a Doc on National Walking Day

Mercy Medical Center, Aultman Hospital and other local organizations will host a family-friendly community event to celebrate National Walking Day on April 6. This free event will take place from 4–6:30 p.m. at the Canton Garden Center, located at 1615 Stadium Park Drive N.W. in Canton, and will include free health screenings, opportunities to win…

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Mercy White Coat Seminar Inspires Hartford Middle-school Students to Consider Health-care Careers

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center recently hosted 16 middle-school students from Canton City School District’s STEAMM Academy @ Hartford for an interactive, behind-the-scenes tour of the hospital’s surgery center robot, lab, rehab center, pharmacy, emergency department and dental clinic. The tour served as the culminating event for the Mercy White Coat Seminar, a six-week, career-exploration…

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OHA, ODH Recognize Mercy Maternity Services for Breastfeeding Initiatives

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center Maternity Services recently received the Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies voluntary breastfeeding designation from the Ohio Hospital Association and the Ohio Department of Health. The breastfeeding award recognizes maternity centers in Ohio that have taken steps to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in their organization. A star is awarded…

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Mercy Medical Center Canton Ohio Birth Center First Steps Breastfeeding Recognition 2016
Mercy Heart Center Receives Cycle V Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI with Resuscitation Accreditation

Mercy Heart Center recently received full cycle V Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI with Resuscitation Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). Accreditation expires in 2018.    Ahmed Sabe, M.D., executive director of Mercy Heart Center and co-medical director of Mercy’s Emergency Chest Pain Center, explains that a cycle V accreditation means…

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