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]
February 27, 2017

Students think big with Mercy Medical Center surgery robot project

Mercy Medical Center has been the incubator for sixth grade robotics club members to come up with new ideas for the robotic surgery industry. Their work has involved speeding the transfer of medical documentation between the hospital's surgery robot and its electronic health record. [More]
February 6, 2017

Mercy Medical Center Souper Bowl fundraiser draws record crowd

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League recently held its annual soup-tasting fundraiser, The Souper Bowl. With a record-setting 220 participants, the event raised more than $13,000 to benefit the Mercy Facility Transformation Project. [More]
January 9, 2017

Thomas J. Strauss to lead Sisters of Charity Health System

Thomas J. Strauss has been selected as the new president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. Headquartered in Cleveland, the health system includes two Catholic hospitals, two elder care facilities, three grantmaking foundations addressing the root causes of poverty, and five outreach organizations in Ohio and South Carolina. [More]
December 29, 2016

Mercy Medical Center receives Healthy Worksite Award from the Healthy Ohio Business Council

Mercy Medical Center has been chosen by the Healthy Ohio Business Council (HOBC) for the eighth time to receive a Healthy Worksite Award. Mercy will be recognized among 87 other large Ohio employers for healthy worksite practices during its 13th annual Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite Awards ceremony in January. Mercy is to receive a silver-level award. [More]
November 30, 2016

Mercy Medical Center receives heart failure reaccreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

Mercy Medical Center Heart Center recently received full heart failure reaccreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. [More]
October 27, 2016

Mercy Medical Center anchors Invest Health initiative in low-income Canton neighborhood

Mercy Medical Center is serving as the anchor institution in Canton's Southeast neighborhood for the national Invest Health initiative, which is working to transform the way leaders of mid-sized American cities approach improvement and redevelopment projects in low-income areas. [More]
October 18, 2016

Mercy Medical Center receives $920,000 grant for program to assist victims of sexual assault and domestic violence

Mercy Medical Center is a recipient of the 2017 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant award in the amount of $920,435.76 from the Crime Victims Section of the Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. This amount is in addition to Mercy’s 2016 VOCA grant of $413,392. These funds will allow for Mercy Medical Center’s HAVEN (Healing After Violent Encounters Network) Program to expand from an on-call response to an in-house department to better serve victims of assault visiting Mercy Emergency Department. [More]

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