October 27, 2015

Mercy Medical Center unveils school of nursing history display

The Mercy School of Nursing Alumni Association recently dedicated its new historic wall display, located in Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Hall auditorium. Entitled “Mercy School of Nursing, 1908-1984, A Legacy of Caring,” the display features history, memorabilia, artifacts, alumni portraits and more. [More]
October 1, 2015

Mercy Development Foundation honors retired Diebold executive with St. Augustine Award for distinguished service

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Development Foundation awarded Robert W. Mahoney its highest honor, the St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service, during its recent Founders Day Donor Recognition event. The award recognizes an individual whose leadership and vision has impacted and helped transform Mercy Medical Center. [More]
September 16, 2015

Mercy receives second consecutive American Heart Association gold plus quality achievement award

For a second consecutive year, Mercy Medical Center is the recipient of the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® GOLD PLUS Receiving Award, which recognizes the hospital has reached an achievement score of 75 percent or greater for treating STEMI (ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction) transfer patients within 120 minutes. [More]
September 4, 2015

Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS with STEMI Cup award

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation dinner for local emergency medical squads (EMS), with more than 300 people attending. During the dinner, Mercy presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to the Greentown Fire Department for achieving the best door to balloon angioplasty time of eight minutes and 22 seconds for the first half of 2015. [More]
August 25, 2015

Mercy Medical Center awarded Joint Commission certification for total hip and knee replacement program

Mercy Medical Center became the first Stark County hospital in 2013 to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for its total joint replacement program for hips and knees. After undergoing a rigorous onsite review in July 2015, Mercy has once again earned certification. [More]
July 17, 2015

Mercy Medical Center lab achieves reaccreditation from College of American Pathologists

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) recently awarded Mercy Medical Center Pathology and Laboratory Medicine its Cycle 2 CAP 15189 designation, a reaccreditation based on the quality standards outlined by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Mercy was the first hospital in Northeast Ohio to achieve CAP 15189 accreditation in 2011. [More]
June 22, 2015

Mercy Medical Center employee named “OSHIIP coordinator of the year”

Terri Gursky, senior friends coordinator at Mercy Medical Center and Medicare adviser, was recently named 2014 OSHIIP (Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program) Coordinator of the Year by the Ohio Department of Insurance. [More]
June 4, 2015

Mercy Service League raises $200,000 for Mercy Dental Endowment Fund

At its recent annual membership banquet, Mercy Service League presented $200,000 in proceeds from the last year’s Harvest Ball to Tom Cecconi, president & CEO of Mercy Medical Center; Joe Carpenter, DDS; and Debbie Carpenter. [More]
May 20, 2015

Mercy Medical Center presents nursing awards

In recognition of National Nurses Week, Mercy Medical Center presented Sue Passmore with its inaugural Mercy Distinguished Nurse Leader Award, which recognizes a nurse who consistently demonstrates exceptional skills, visionary leadership and compassionate care. Mercy also honored five of its clinical staff members with Mercy Nursing Excellence Awards. [More]
May 14, 2015

2015 Harvest Ball to benefit Mercy Medical Center facility transformation

Mercy Service League will hold its 2015 Harvest Ball October 24 in the Canton Memorial Civic Center Auditorium with proceeds benefiting the first phase of the Mercy Medical Center facility transformation. The transformation project will provide more private rooms throughout the hospital, as well as renovate part of the hospital’s fifth floor into a state-of-the art orthopedic and observation unit. [More]

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