April 5, 2013

Sisters of Charity Health System supports extending Medicaid

The Sisters of Charity Health System continues to strongly support extending Medicaid in Ohio and South Carolina. Expanding Medicaid coverage to newly eligible adults below 138% of the federal poverty level will cover an estimated 450,000 uninsured Ohioans and 250,000 uninsured South Carolinians. Add your voice in support of Medicaid expansion. [More]
April 2, 2013

Mercy Medical Center now offers MRI-guided breast biopsy

Mercy Medical Center is now performing MRI-guided breast biopsies, which means Mercy can offer eligible patients in the Canton, Ohio, area the minimally invasive procedure closer to where they live. [More]
March 20, 2013

Mercy Medical Center achieves full Heart Failure Accreditation

Mercy Medical Center recently received full Heart Failure Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), an international not-for-profit organization that focuses on transforming cardiovascular care by assisting facilities in their effort to create communities of excellence that bring together quality, cost and patient satisfaction. [More]
February 27, 2013

Mercy Medical Center names new senior vice president and CFO

Mercy Medical Center announced that David K. Stewart has been appointed senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO) effective March 1. [More]
February 21, 2013

Mercy Cancer Center nurse awarded “Best Mixed Media” in Lilly Oncology On Canvas National Art Competition

Jane Westfall, an oncology nurse at Mercy Medical Center, recently won a national award from the Lilly Oncology On Canvas competition in the "Best Mixed Media by a Family Member, Friend or Caregiver" category. She received a $1,000 donation in her name to the cancer-charity of her choice. She chose Mercy Cancer Center. [More]
February 13, 2013

Mercy Medical Center receives Healthy Ohio Worksite Award for fifth consecutive year

Mercy Medical Center was one of 12 Ohio hospitals and health systems to earn recognition as a 2012 Healthy Ohio Worksite Award recipient. The awards are presented by the Ohio Department of Health’s Office of Healthy Ohio. [More]
February 8, 2013

Akron Beacon Journal highlights Regina Health Center’s high patient and family satisfaction scores

The Ohio Department of Aging ranks Regina Health Center the highest in Summit County for nursing home family and patient satisfaction. The Akron Beacon Journal ran an article on February 4 about Regina Health Center and the release of the family satisfaction scores. [More]
February 1, 2013

Mercy Medical Center’s Heart Center is local partner with American Heart Association for Go Red for Women initiative

As a nationally recognized leader in heart care, Mercy Heart Center is proud to be the 2013 Go Red for Women partner with the American Heart Association (AHA). This is the 10-year anniversary for Go Red for Women, which was created to fight heart disease in women through education and research. [More]
January 31, 2013

Mercy Trauma Center receives verification from the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons

The trauma center at Mercy Medical Center has been verified as a Level II Trauma Center by the Verification Review Committee (VRC), an ad hoc committee of the Committee on Trauma (COT) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients. [More]
January 22, 2013

Marcia Kodish named director of fiscal services for Regina Health Center

Regina Health Center, a high-quality provider of compassionate and holistic health care services for religious and lay people needing short-term rehabilitation, assisted living, respite care or residential nursing care, has named Marcia Kodish as its new director of fiscal services. [More]

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