February 12, 2015

Volunteer dentists provide free care to thousands of children at Mercy Medical Center

Volunteer dentists from Stark County, Ohio, provided free dental care to children in need February 6 at the Give Kids a Smile Ohio kick-off event held at Mercy Medical Center. [More]
January 28, 2015

Mercy Service League scores a big win for Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League scored a big win for the hospital at its second annual Souper Bowl fundraising event held January 25 at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom in Canton. The Souper Bowl attracted nearly 200 guests and raised more than $13,000 in total event proceeds for the hospital. [More]
January 26, 2015

Mercy Medical Center and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network host palliative care forum

Mercy Medical Center and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) recently hosted an information session at Mercy focused on legislation that would improve the quality of life for patients with cancer and other chronic illnesses. Representatives from Mercy Cancer Center, Mercy Palliative Care Services and the ACS CAN shared information about palliative care and the policy changes that would help expand its access and benefits for seriously ill patients. [More]
January 10, 2015

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League holding Souper Bowl fundraising event

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League will host a “Souper Bowl” soup tasting fundraising event January 25th in Canton, Ohio. [More]
December 23, 2014

Mercy Medical Center receives 2014 Healthy Worksite Silver Award from Ohio Department of Health

The Ohio Department of Health’s Healthy Ohio Business Council recently awarded Mercy Medical Center a 2014 Silver Healthy Ohio – Health Worksite Award In recognition of the hospital’s commitment to employee health through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs. Mercy has received the award six times at either a bronze or silver level. [More]
December 11, 2014

Mercy Medical Center receives Get with the Guidelines Heart Failure Bronze Award

Mercy Heart Center at Mercy Medical Center recently received the Get With The Guidelines®–Heart Failure Bronze Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation for implementing specific quality improvement measures for the treatment of heart failure patients. [More]
November 26, 2014

Mercy Medical Center provides Australian woman with rare heart tumor life-saving, bloodless surgery

At Mercy Medical Center, Australian Madalyn Copcutt recently underwent life-saving, bloodless open-heart surgery, a ground-breaking, minimally invasive approach that minimizes patient blood loss before, during and after treatment. [More]
November 24, 2014

Mercy Medical Center nurse recognized for forensic nursing excellence

The International Association of Forensic Nurses recently recognized Mercy Medical Center nurse Shawanna Musick-Eckert for forensic nursing excellence for the second year in a row. Musick-Eckert serves as the hospital’s SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner) coordinator and a community educator. Musick-Eckert was nominated by her peers for the honor. [More]
November 14, 2014

Mercy Medical Center one of four U.S. hospitals to earn sixth consecutive ENERGY STAR® certification

Mercy Medical Center has earned its sixth consecutive U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. [More]
November 11, 2014

Mercy Medical Center offers professional shadowing to high school students

Students from four stark county high schools are observing Mercy Medical Center health professionals in a variety of areas this fall as part of Mercy’s SOAR (Shadowing Opportunities Are Rewarding) Shadowing Program. [More]

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