April 28, 2017

Mercy Medical Center opens new Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center

Mercy Medical Center recently opened the new Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center to treat all wounds, especially those that have become difficult to heal. Underlying conditions such as diabetes, circulation problems or previous cancer treatment can turn simple wounds into a significant problem. [More]
April 17, 2017

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy ANGEL Network receives community service award

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy ANGEL Network was presented the Debra A. Green Community Service Award at Medical Mutual’s Hattitude Breast Cancer Awareness Brunch in early April. Named after Green, vice president, social responsibility and chief diversity officer at Medical Mutual, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1995, the award is given to a local breast cancer awareness advocate. [More]
April 11, 2017

Changes to proposed ACA repeal bill would make health coverage less accessible and affordable for low-income and most vulnerable Americans

The House continues to consider legislation to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The American Health Care Act (AHCA) proposes not only to make major changes to the insurance coverage provisions of the ACA—eliminating the individual and employer mandate, premium tax credits, and cost-sharing subsidies—but also to fundamentally restructure the Medicaid program.The Sisters of Charity Health System maintains its opposition to the AHCA, legislation that would lead to the loss of health coverage for 24 million people. [More]
April 4, 2017

Mercy Medical Center radiology technologist honored by statewide organization

The Ohio Society of Radiologic Technologists (OSRT) recently presented Gary Greathouse, Mercy Medical Center director of the radiology tech program, with its technologist of the year award. [More]
March 31, 2017

Mercy Medical Center profiles rehab patient’s story

Brian Snyder was gradually losing his physical motor skills. Despite diagnostic test results that came back normal, William Washington, M.D., physical rehabilitative medicine physician and medical director of Mercy Regional Rehabilitation Center, knew something wasn't right. Brian considers his first meeting with Dr. Washington a divine appointment. His story was featured in a recent article on Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Mission Blog. [More]
March 30, 2017

Health care and community leaders welcome new SCHS president & CEO at GCHI event

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio medical and community leaders recently gathered at the Global Center for Health Innovation to welcome Thomas J. Strauss as president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. More than 300 community and industry leaders gathered for the event, which featured a keynote from Tom, as well as remarks from Sister Judith Ann Karam CSA, congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine; Robert Spangler M.D., board chair of the Sisters of Charity Health System; and Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. [More]
March 23, 2017

Sisters of Charity Health System continues to oppose proposed House GOP ACA repeal bill and Medicaid cuts

The House is scheduled to vote March 23 on legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The American Health Care Act would impose major structural changes and funding limits to the Medicaid program, disrupting coverage for some of our nation's most vulnerable populations. The legislation also would replace current subsidies for coverage under the ACA with tax credits that will disproportionately exclude the poor, the sick and older Americans from affordable coverage. Because of these reasons and more, the Sisters of Charity Health System is strongly opposed to this ACA “Repeal and Replace” legislation [More]
March 10, 2017

Sisters of Charity Health System opposes proposed House GOP ACA repeal bill and Medicaid cuts

The Sisters of Charity Health System is strongly opposed to the House GOP’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) “Repeal and Replace” legislation that asks the low-income and most vulnerable in our country to bear the brunt of the cuts to our health care system. In addition to moving away from an effective coverage expansion that has provided health care to more than 20 million working people, this proposal would also take many backward steps in the continual effort to improve our health care system. [More]
March 2, 2017

Mercy Medical Center marketing employee recognized for excellence

Jennifer Michelle Stranger, Mercy Medical Center marketing representative, earned the “2017 Achievements in Excellence Award” from the National Sales & Marketing Executives (NSME) Akron/Canton chapter at an awards dinner February 28 in Akron. [More]
February 28, 2017

Mercy program educates middle school girls about health issues

Mercy Medical Center and the Canton City Schools started the Well Women Healthy & Strong program last year to educate middle school girls about health issues that affect them. The program recently hosted a lunch for middle school students to discuss the topic of opioid addiction in Stark County. [More]

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