April 20, 2015

Hospitals get new ratings from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently introduced star ratings on Hospital Compare, the agency’s public information website, to make it easier for consumers to choose a hospital and understand the quality of care they deliver. The new star rating system ranks more than 3,500 hospitals across the country based on patients’ reviews. [More]
April 14, 2015

Mercy Cancer Center receives national achievement award for third consecutive time

Mercy Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center was recently presented with the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Mercy Medical Center is one of a select group of only 75 U.S. health care facilities with accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor for surveys performed last year. [More]
April 7, 2015

Mercy hosts dental and diabetes outreach programs

As part of its mission outreach efforts in northeast Canton, Mercy Medical Center recently held dental and diabetes education programs at Mercy at St. Paul Square and Imagine school. [More]
March 20, 2015

Mercy Medical Center promotes Hickey to vice president

Mercy Medical Center has appointed Cindy L. Hickey to the position of vice president of marketing and public relations. A Mercy employee since 1984, Hickey reports to Thomas E. Cecconi, president and chief executive officer at Mercy Medical Center. [More]
March 10, 2015

Mercy Medical Center gives community leaders inside view of health care

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its fifth Mercy Medical Experience Day to give select community members the opportunity to shadow hospital physicians for an entire day to gain a greater understanding of the unique culture of the hospital and its role in the community. [More]
March 5, 2015

Mercy Medical Center honors local EMS

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted a continuing education program for emergency medical services (EMS) in honor of American Heart Month. As part of the event, Mercy’s Emergency Chest Pain Center presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to the Dover Fire Department for achieving the door-to-balloon angioplasty time of six minutes, which was the fastest at Mercy for the second half of 2014. [More]
February 12, 2015

Volunteer dentists provide free care to thousands of children at Mercy Medical Center

Volunteer dentists from Stark County, Ohio, provided free dental care to children in need February 6 at the Give Kids a Smile Ohio kick-off event held at Mercy Medical Center. [More]
January 28, 2015

Mercy Service League scores a big win for Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League scored a big win for the hospital at its second annual Souper Bowl fundraising event held January 25 at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom in Canton. The Souper Bowl attracted nearly 200 guests and raised more than $13,000 in total event proceeds for the hospital. [More]
January 26, 2015

Mercy Medical Center and American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network host palliative care forum

Mercy Medical Center and the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) recently hosted an information session at Mercy focused on legislation that would improve the quality of life for patients with cancer and other chronic illnesses. Representatives from Mercy Cancer Center, Mercy Palliative Care Services and the ACS CAN shared information about palliative care and the policy changes that would help expand its access and benefits for seriously ill patients. [More]
January 10, 2015

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League holding Souper Bowl fundraising event

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League will host a “Souper Bowl” soup tasting fundraising event January 25th in Canton, Ohio. [More]

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