April 2, 2013
Mercy Medical Center is now performing MRI-guided breast biopsies, which means Mercy can offer eligible patients in the Canton, Ohio, area the minimally invasive procedure closer to where they live. [More]
March 20, 2013
Mercy Medical Center recently received full Heart Failure Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), an international not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities in their effort to create communities of excellence that bring together quality, cost and patient satisfaction. [More]
February 27, 2013
Mercy Medical Center announced that David K. Stewart has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) effective March 1. [More]
February 21, 2013
Jane Westfall, an oncology nurse at Mercy Medical Center, recently won a national award from the Lilly Oncology On Canvas competition in the "Best Mixed Media by a Family Member, Friend or Caregiver" category. She received a $1,000 donation in her name to the cancer-charity of her choice. She chose Mercy Cancer Center. [More]
February 13, 2013
Mercy Medical Center was one of 12 Ohio hospitals and health systems to earn recognition as a 2012 Healthy Ohio Worksite Award recipient. The awards are presented by the Ohio Department of Health’s Office of Healthy Ohio. [More]
February 1, 2013
As a nationally recognized leader in heart care, Mercy Heart Center is proud to be the 2013 Go Red for Women partner with the American Heart Association (AHA). This is the 10-year anniversary for Go Red for Women, which was created to fight heart disease in women through education and research. [More]
January 31, 2013
The trauma center at Mercy Medical Center has 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. [More]
January 7, 2013
Mercy Medical Center has announced the arrival of the GE Wide-Bore 1.5 Tesla MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scanner at its main campus. This new MRI scanner can accommodate patients up to 500 lbs., offering obese patients faster imaging with higher resolution and more detail than the typically used open MRI scanner. [More]
December 18, 2012
The community is invited to “An Evening with Jim Tressel” January 24 from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Lake High School, 1025 Lake Center St., Uniontown, Ohio, to benefit Mercy Hospice. Tressel is the former head football coach at The Ohio State University and currently serves as the vice president of strategic engagement at the University of Akron. He will be holding a meet and greet with dessert from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Lake High School cafeteria. A talk and discussion with Tressel will follow from 7:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in the high school’s performing arts hall.
Tickets for the event are $15. To purchase tickets, visit the Seat Yourself website. All proceeds will benefit Mercy Medical Center’s Hospice program.
Mercy Hospice is dedicated to helping patients with a life-limiting illness achieve the best quality of life possible while offering respite and comfort to their caregivers and loved ones. Serving adults and children with a terminal illness, Hospice gives patients the opportunity to remain at home, or in a home-like setting, with the people and things they cherish most. Mercy Medical Center is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System.
December 4, 2012
Mercy Medical Center named Ivan Miller, a registered nurse in the intensive care unit (ICU), its Star Performer employee for October. Mercy’s 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 creative and innovative and championing service excellence.
Miller was nominated by grateful visitors for the compassion and concern he shows everyone he meets. He always gives of himself to patients as well as their loved ones. Miller has been an employee at Mercy Medical Center since 2009 and was presented his award by Mercy President and CEO Thomas E. Cecconi, Administrative Director of Critical Care Services Jason Pirtz and Human Resources Manager Charity Davis.
Mercy Medical Center is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System.
Photo Caption:Pictured left to right are: Jason Pirtz, RN, BSN, MBA, administrative director of critical care services at Mercy Medical Center, Ivan Miller, RN in Mercy’s ICU, Charity Davis, manager of Mercy Human Resources, and Thomas E. Cecconi, president and CEO of Mercy Medical Center.