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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Mercy Sports Medicine Offers Coaches Clinic February 23

Mercy Sports Medicine will host a Coaches Clinic from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, located at 6200 Whipple Ave., NW, North Canton. The cost of the clinic is $20, and each coach attending will be able to apply for the state permit upon completion of…

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Mercy Heart Center Earns Get With The Guidelines® Heart Failure Silver Plus Achievement Award

Mercy Medical Center Heart Center has received the Get With The Guidelines® – Heart Failure Silver-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…

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Steven Ochs, MD, and Mercy Are First in Ohio to Treat BPH with UroLift®

Canton, Ohio: Steven Ochs, MD, a urologist with Urology One, recently performed Ohio’s first UroLift® System implant at Mercy Medical Center. Intended to treat symptoms of enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), in men 50 years of age or older, the UroLift is the first permanent implant with the capability of quickly improving prostate…

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Mercy Trauma Center Once Again Verified as Level II Trauma Center

The Trauma Center at Mercy Medical Center has once again been verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients….

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Local Families Experience Spirit of Mercy at St. Paul Square Community Christmas Open House

Patients, their families and other residents of Northeast Canton experienced the Spirit of Mercy at a community Christmas Open House held December 4 at Mercy Medical Center at St. Paul Square. Mercy Medical Center collaborated with community partners to offer families from the center’s surrounding neighborhoods a fun and festive afternoon focused on health and…

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Canton Resident, Terri Gursky, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Canton resident, Terri Gursky, Mercy Senior Friends coordinator and Medicare advisor, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s October 2015 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…

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Mercy Medical Center Sponsors Medicare Program Dec. 7

Do you have questions or concerns about your Medicare plan?  Get all of your Medicare-related questions answered at Mercy Medical Center on Monday, December 7th.  Stop in to Mercy Hall Auditorium (1320 Mercy Drive NW, Canton) between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to speak to a State Certified Medicare Counselor from the Ohio Senior Health…

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Mercy ANGELs Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary

All women are at risk for breast cancer; however, statistics show that although breast cancer incidence among African American women is relatively low, their mortality rate is much higher compared to women of other races. To help reverse this trend, Mercy Medical Center adopted a local chapter of the ANGEL (African American Women Nurturing and…

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Mercy One of Four US Hospitals to Earn 7th Consecutive ENERGY STAR Certification

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center’s main hospital campus in Canton, Ohio, has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR® certification for the seventh time in seven years. Only three other hospitals in the United States have earned the ENERGY STAR certification for seven consecutive years. Tom Cecconi, president and CEO of Mercy Medical…

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Mercy Offers Low-Cost Blood Screenings to Alliance Community Nov 18

Mercy Health Center of Alliance will offer very low-cost blood screenings on Wednesday, November 18th from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.  The facility, located at 149 E. Simpson, Alliance, will be offering: Total cholesterol screening – $2 Glucose screening (blood sugar) – $2 Lipid profiles (total cholesterol, triglyceride, HDL and LDL) – $8.  These screenings…

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Mercy Service League’s 2015 Harvest Ball Raises Funds to Benefit The First Phase of the Mercy Facility Transformation

Mercy Service League held its 2015 Harvest Ball on Saturday, Oct. 24th at the Canton Memorial Civic Center’s Auditorium. Orthopedic surgeons, Tim Conlan, M.D., and Gerald F. Klimo, M.D, served as honorary medical staff co-chairs, and Tina Linz and Lisa Werstler served as Mercy Service League co-chairs. The event raised over $300,000, with proceeds benefitting the Mercy…

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Walk With a Doc. Take a Step Toward Better Health on November 18.

Mercy Medical Center will host “JustWalk™” Walk With a Doc walking program on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at noon. Walkers will meet at Mercy Medical Center in the Mercy Cancer Center Atrium and enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating walk with Edward Walsh, M.D., radiation oncologist and medical director of Mercy Cancer Center, and Sarah Grabowski, M.D.,…

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Massillon Resident, David Crookston, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Massillon resident, David Crookston, fitness specialist at Mercy Health Center of North Canton, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s September 2015 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,…

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Mercy Medical Center and Rotary Club of Canton Invite Community to Health Screen & Wellness Fair November 7th

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, November 7th, 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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Massillon Resident, Sara Fichter, Honored As Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Congratulations to Massillon resident, Sara Fichter, RN, Mercy Regional Rehabilitation Center, for being named Mercy Medical Center’s August 2015 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”,…

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Mercy Boutique Hosts Author of “HATventures of Hope” on October 30 for Book Signing

Author Jenny McCray will be at Mercy Boutique from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 30 to sign copies of her children’s book “HATventures of Hope,” an inspsiring story told through the eyes of a child as he faces his mother’s cancer diagnosis. When his mother loses her hair during treatment, the boy…

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Mercy Medical Center Offers FREE Oral Cancer Screenings Nov. 2

Mercy Cancer Center is offering free oral cancer screenings to promote prevention and early detection of disease. Oral cancer screenings will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Monday, November 2nd 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 Dedicates School of Nursing History Display at Alumni Dinner

Canton, Ohio: During its annual homecoming dinner recently, the Mercy School of Nursing Alumni Association dedicated its new historic wall display, located in Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall Auditorium. Designed by local artist Diane Adams, the display – entitled, Mercy School of Nursing, 1908-1984, A Legacy of Caring – features history, memorabilia, artifacts, outstanding alumni…

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Mercy Medical Center Purchases Former Moose Lodge

Canton, Ohio: Mercy Medical Center has purchased the former Moose Lodge, located at 2935 Lincoln Way West, Massillon. Mercy plans to renovate the building to house a new outpatient health center. Mercy Health Center of Massillon is expected to open in the fall of 2016. Plans are still in process, but the center will most…

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