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]
May 15, 2013

Mercy Medical Center receives American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline Gold Quality Achievement Award for Heart Attack Care

Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® Gold Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes Mercy Medical Center’s commitment and success in implementing the highest standard of care for heart attack patients. [More]
May 13, 2013

Mercy Medical Center honors five nurses with clinical excellence awards

In recognition of National Nurses Week (May 6 – 12), Mercy Medical Center honored five of its clinical staff members with Nursing Excellence Awards, which were presented during Mercy’s annual Clinical Excellence Luncheon May 8. [More]
May 9, 2013

Mercy Medical Center’s Palliative Care team to receive national award for quality

Mercy Medical Center’s Palliative Care team is receiving a national award in June for quality in palliative care at the annual meeting of the Supportive Care Coalition: Advancing Excellence in Palliative Care. The work of Mercy’s Palliative Care team is highlighted in an article about Supportive Care Coalition awards in the May 1 issue of Catholic Health World. [More]
May 6, 2013

Mercy Medical Center appoints David Cemate new senior vice president and COO

Mercy Medical Center has named David D. Cemate, FACHE, its new senior vice president and chief operating officer (COO) effective April 30. Tom Cecconi, Mercy president and CEO, believes Cemate’s passion for hospital operation and focus on customer service will be a great benefit to Mercy during a new era of health-care reform.
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