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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Mercy Pulmonary Rehabilitation Invites Community to Open House

Mercy Medical Center’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation department is hosting a community open house on Tuesday, March 15, from 4p.m.-6 p.m. in celebration of National Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week (March 13-19).   This open house is open to the public and will offer: Free Blood Pressure Screenings Free Pulmonary Function Testing Give-A-Ways Door Prize Light Refreshments Smoking Cessation…

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Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) recently presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to North Canton Fire Department for achieving the best door to balloon (D2B) angioplasty time for the second half of 2015.  The squad received the award for its role in the “door to balloon angioplasty” (D2B) of seven minutes. …

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Begin Journey Towards Healing at Mercy’s Free Bereavement Support Group

Loss through death is certainly a human experience, but the pain of grief is unlike any other pain. Mercy Grief Support Services is offering Seeds of Hope, a free bereavement support group to help members begin the journey towards healing and wholeness. Led by qualified and experienced grief facilitators, Seeds of Hope offers a comforting…

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Canal Fulton Resident, Carol Zimbello, Honored As Mercy Medical Center Star Performer Employee of the Year

Canal Fulton resident, Carol Zimbello, of the environmental services department, was named Mercy Medical Center’s Star Performer of the Year for 2015.  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”,…

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Mercy Awarded for Healthy Worksite Practices

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and the Healthy Ohio Business Council (HOBC) recognized Mercy Medical Center as one of 68 Ohio employers for healthy worksite practices during the 12th annual Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite Awards ceremony. The event was held January 20 at the Hyatt Regency in Columbus, Ohio as part of the Health…

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Ohio Healthy Worksite Gold Award Winner 2015 - Mercy Medical Center Canton Ohio
Mercy Medical Center Presents FREE Robotic Surgery Program Feb. 17

Mercy Medical Center is presenting a free community education program on the benefits of robotic surgery on Wednesday, February 17th, 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 Heart Center to Hold Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration February 18

Mercy Heart Center will hold a FREE Heart Healthy Cooking Demonstration, The Secrets of Sodium: Managing Heart Failure and Hypertension with Diet, on Thursday, February 18th at 12 noon in Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton. This program, open to the community, will feature a live cooking demonstration by Mercy’s executive chef, Nikki…

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Mercy Service League Invites Community to Souper Bowl Fundraising Event on January 31

Mercy Service League will host a soup tasting fundraising event, “Souper Bowl” on Sunday, January 31st, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:30 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, cork pull and…

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Mercy Medical Center Presents FREE Women’s Health Program

Mercy Medical Center is presenting a free community education program on Wednesday, January 20th, featuring Dr. Danielle Kiko, OBGYN, at 6 p.m. in Mercy Health Center of Jackson. Dr. Kiko will discuss robotic GYN surgery as well as the issues of: Abnormal Female Bleeding Patterns Hereditary Gynecologic Cancer  Current Pap Smear Screening Guidelines For complex…

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Dr. Kiko robotic surgery program January 2016