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Canton Resident, Chris Christian, Honored as Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton resident, Chris Christian, Network Analyst for Mercy Information Services, has been selected as one of the hospital’s most recent Star Performer employees. Christian was nominated for his dedication to a dying Mercy patient and the patient’s family members. During a time when Mercy had a no-visitor policy due to the pandemic, Christian, on his…

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Mercy Temporarily Stops Hospital Visitation, Effective November 12

At Mercy Medical Center, we continue to see increases in COVID-19 cases, and their need for hospitalization is at an all-time high. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, Mercy Medical Center joins many other hospitals around the state to temporarily stop all hospital visitation, effective Thursday, Nov. 12. Mercy Medical Center will continue to allow…

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Mercy Service League Food and Wine Gift Box Fundraiser Supports Hospital During Pandemic

Canton, Ohio: The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the world and touched our personal lives. It has also impacted hospitals throughout the country, with financial consequences related to COVID-19. To support Mercy Medical Center’s mission outreach efforts to care for our community during these unprecedented times, Mercy Service League is selling Hope & Heroes celebration gift…

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Mercy Health & Fitness Center Continues to Serve North Canton and Surrounding Communities

Mercy Medical Center’s Health & Fitness Center, located in Mercy Health Center & STATCARE of North Canton (6200 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton), continues to offer fitness classes, cardiovascular and resistive strength training equipment, personal training and sport enhancement training for North Canton and surrounding communities throughout the current pandemic. Mercy Health & Fitness Center,…

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Mercy Medical Center Honored with Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving Achievement Award

Mercy Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline® Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the deadliest type of heart attack, caused…

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FEMA and Ohio EMA Provide More Than $956,000 to Mercy Medical Center

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA) announced on July 30, 2020, that $956,059.90 was awarded to Mercy Medical Center for federal disaster aid to help respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are extremely grateful for this funding, which will help Mercy Medical…

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

Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Mercy earned the award by meeting specific quality…

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Mercy Medical Center Received Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence. The goal is speeding recovery and reducing hospital…

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Canton Resident, Fonda Mercer, Honored as Star Performer Employee at Mercy Medical Center

Canton resident, Fonda Mercer, patient access representative for Mercy Physical Therapy, has been selected as the hospital’s most recent Star Performer employee. Mercer was nominated for her persistence for four months to obtain insurance authorization on behalf of one patient who was denied therapy after a surgical procedure. “Fonda is willing to do anything for…

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Mercy Health Center of Jackson Hosts Community Blood Drive July 3

Mercy Health Center of Jackson will be hosting a community blood drive for Vitalant (formerly LifeShare Community Blood Services) on Friday, July 3, 12 noon to 6 p.m. in the facility’s 2nd floor Community Room. Many blood drives have been cancelled due to COVID-19, so individual donations matter now more than ever. Vitalant is keeping all…

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