April 25, 2018

Mercy Medical Center offers free cancer screenings

Mercy Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center is offering free skin cancer screenings Monday, May 14, to promote prevention and early detection of the disease. Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers in the United States, with one in five Americans developing skin cancer during their lifetime. [More]
April 20, 2018

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center spine surgeon named president of Mid-America Orthopedic Association

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center spine surgeon Robert McLain, M.D., was named president of the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association at the organization’s annual meeting in April. Dr. McLain will help guide the organization’s mission in 2018-2019 to provide educational and fellowship opportunities for its 1,400 orthopedic surgeon members in 20 states. [More]
April 17, 2018

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center residents host Doctors' Day show-and-tell with preschool students

In celebration of the national observance of Doctors’ Day, two St. Vincent Charity medical residents visited the Bingham Early Learning Center. Dr. Randol Kennedy and Dr. Emre Bucak did show-and-tell and dress-up with the preschool children. They also spoke to the kids about how doctors help keep people healthy and why going to the doctor shouldn’t be scary. [More]
April 12, 2018

The Heart of Regina Health Center: 25 Years of Responding to Unmet Needs with the Highest Quality Care

Regina Health Center (RHC) welcomed its first residents in May 1993, but the seeds of meeting unmet community needs were planted more than 166 years earlier when the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine (CSA) came to Cleveland from France in 1851 to begin Catholic health care. Twenty-five years after opening its doors, RHC is still thriving. [More]
April 3, 2018

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center honors Dr. Joseph Sopko as 2018 Physician of the Year

Since 1979, Joseph Sopko, M.D., chief medical officer at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, has become part of the fabric of what makes St. Vincent Charity the unique and compassionate organization that it is today. He was recently recognized for his invaluable contributions during the annual doctors’ day celebration where he was presented with the physician of the year award. [More]
March 27, 2018

Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, named one Cleveland’s most influential, interesting women

The Plain Dealer recently named Sister Ignatia Gavin, CSA, who was commonly referred to as the “angel of Alcoholics Anonymous,” to its list of “33 of Cleveland’s most influential, interesting women” for Women’s History Month. [More]
March 21, 2018

Mercy Medical Center Honors Local EMS

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation dinner for local emergency medical squads (EMS). As part of the evening’s activities, Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center (ECPC) presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to North Canton Fire Department for achieving the best “door to balloon” (D2B) angioplasty time for the second half of 2017. [More]
March 9, 2018

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center expands cardiovascular department with addition of cardiothoracic surgeon

Dale Levy, M.D., has joined St. Vincent Charity Medical Center as a cardiothoracic surgeon. Dr. Levy previously was the chief of the division of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at OhioHealth Doctor’s Hospital in Columbus since 2006. [More]
February 28, 2018

Mercy Medical Center hosts Well Women Summit for middle school females in Canton

Mercy Medical Center Mission Outreach recently held a Well Women Summit for more than 75 young women who attend middle school and the Freshman Academy at McKinley High School in the Canton City School District and their teachers. Presented as a professional learning program, the summit covered topics including self-esteem, positive body image, healthy relationships, and a Q&A panel discussion with speakers and school counselors. [More]
February 23, 2018

Rosary Hall's associate medical director, Dr. Ted Parran, discusses need for research of cash-only opioid clinics

Dr. Ted Parran, associate medical director of Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, recently spoke with the Springfield News-Sun about the growing number of cash-only opioid treatment centers. A nationally renowned expert in addiction medicine, Dr. Parran discussed the need for more research on opioid treatment centers and the responsibility of providers in prescribing these medications. [More]

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