October 22, 2013

Mercy Medical Center hosts medication take-back event October 26

As part of the hospital’s ongoing green efforts, Mercy Medical Center will again offer a free medication take-back day Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on its main campus. Residents of Stark and surrounding counties can bring any unwanted, unused and expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medications to the take-back event. [More]
October 9, 2013

Mercy Medical Center hosts author and inspirational speaker Matt Cavallo Oct. 14

In support of those who have experienced the life-changing effects of a major chronic illness, Mercy Medical Center has invited author and speaker Matt Cavallo to share his inspiring story Oct. 14 of survival and success after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. [More]
October 2, 2013

Mercy Medical Center named among best hospital IT departments by Healthcare IT News

Mercy Medical Center has been named #4 in a list of the “10 Best Medium Hospital IT Departments, 2013” by Healthcare IT News. Mercy’s IT department was noted for its positive workplace culture, work-life balance and low staff turnover. [More]
September 26, 2013

Mercy Medical Center receives Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for total hip and knee replacement program

Mercy Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for its total joint replacement program for hips and knees. The gold seal recognizes Mercy Medical Center’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care. [More]
September 25, 2013

Mercy Medical Center hosting community information session Sept. 26 about new CT lung screening option

Mercy Medical Center is hosting a free community information session about new low-dose CT (LDCT) lung screening Thursday, September 26, in the Mercy Hall Auditorium beginning at 5:30 p.m. The LDCT lung screening is the latest weapon in the war against lung cancer, which is the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women worldwide. [More]
September 5, 2013

Mercy Medical Center receives American College of Cardiology Foundation Performance Achievement Award

Mercy Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology Foundation’s NCDR ACTION Registry–GWTG Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2013 – one of only 197 hospitals nationwide to do so. [More]
July 16, 2013

Two Sisters of Charity hospitals ranked among best in state and specialties by U.S. News and World Report

Released today, U.S. News and World Report’s coveted annual “Best Hospitals” rankings for 2013-2014 recognize two hospitals of the Sisters of Charity Health System – Mercy Medical Center and St. John Medical Center – as being among the best in Ohio, and as delivering “high performance” care in multiple specialties. [More]
July 8, 2013

Supported by Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton, Mercy Dental Clinic serves patients with special needs

Established in 2007, the Dental Clinic at Mercy Medical Center is part of the hospital’s mission of providing high-quality, compassionate and accessible care for the whole person. When the clinic needed a specially designed chair to treat special needs patients, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Canton was able to help. [More]
July 1, 2013

North America’s first Sysmex XN-9000 goes live at Mercy Medical Center for faster diabetes testing

Mercy Medical Center recently implemented advanced clinical laboratory diagnostics technology for conducting on-demand, Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) diabetes testing, as well as analysis of important red blood cell, white blood cell and platelet counts. The new system enables the hospital to provide faster, more accurate lab results for physicians and their patients, which can improve treatment decisions. [More]
June 7, 2013

Mercy Service League raises $200,000 for Mercy Medical Center Emergency Department

The Mercy Service League recently held its annual year-end banquet where officers presented a $200,000 check to Mercy Medical Center – the result of 2012–2013 fundraising efforts. Since 2009, Mercy Service League has raised $752,000 for the emergency department expansion and renovation project. [More]

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