May 3, 2016

Mercy Medical Center first in Stark County to use new stent to treat heart disease

Mercy Medical Center recently became the first hospital in Stark County to treat a patient with the newly approved SYNERGY™ Everolimus-Eluting Platinum Chromium Coronary Stent from Boston Scientific. Dilip Patel, M.D., an interventional cardiologist with Mercy Cardiovascular Institute (MCI), performed the procedure. [More]
April 4, 2016

Mercy Medical Center receives grant to assist victims of sexual assault and domestic violence

Mercy Medical Center received a grant for $413,392 from the Crime Victims Section of the Ohio Attorney General, which allowed for the training of additional physicians, nurses and social workers, as well as the purchase of two forensic cameras for Mercy Medical Center’s HAVEN (Healing After Violent Encounters Network) Program. [More]
March 25, 2016

Mercy Medical Center Maternity Services recognized for breastfeeding initiatives

Mercy Medical Center Maternity Services recently received the Ohio First Steps for Healthy Babies voluntary breastfeeding designation from the Ohio Hospital Association and the Ohio Department of Health. The breastfeeding award recognizes maternity centers in Ohio that have taken steps to promote, protect and support breastfeeding in their organization. [More]
March 21, 2016

Mercy Medical Center presents local EMS with STEMI Cup award

The Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) at Mercy Medical Center recently presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to the North Canton Fire Department for achieving the best door to balloon (D2B) angioplasty time of seven minutes for the second half of 2015. [More]
March 16, 2016

Mercy Medical Center transforming former lodge into medical facility

Mercy Medical Center is transforming the former Massillon Moose Lodge into an outpatient health care facility that will include an urgent-care center, lab facilities, physical therapy and more. [More]
February 24, 2016

Mercy Medical Center teams up with Walsh University to provide free health screenings

Mercy Medical Center recently partnered with Walsh University to provide free health screenings and wellness information during the college's annual health fair for students, staff and faculty. The health fair attracted nearly 400 attendees. [More]
February 15, 2016

Mercy Medical Center outreach team on medical mission in Dominican Republic

A team of physicians, nurses and a pharmacist from Mercy Medical Center left February 5 for a trip to the Dominican Republic to provide clinical and surgical care for those in need at Antonio Musa Hospital in San Pedro, which is the country’s poorest city. [More]
January 27, 2016

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 Sunday, January 31, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Meyer’s Lake Ballroom in Canton. Tickets are $25 per person and include unlimited soup tastings, dessert, cash bar, cork pull and many silent auction items. [More]
January 4, 2016

Mercy Medical Center first location in Ohio to treat BPH with new implant system

Urologist Steven Ochs, M.D., recently performed Ohio’s first UroLift® System implant at Mercy Medical Center to treat symptoms of enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The system offers an alternative to other BPH treatments, such as drug therapy or more invasive surgery. [More]
December 16, 2015

Mercy one of four U.S. hospitals to earn 7th consecutive ENERGY STAR® Certification

Mercy Medical Center is one of only three hospitals to earn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR certification for the seventh consecutive year. The certification signifies that Mercy’s main hospital campus performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. [More]

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