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]
February 10, 2015

World Day of the Sick is Wednesday, February 11

February 11 is World Day of the Sick, an observation introduced by Pope John Paul II in 1992 as a way for believers to offer prayers for those suffering from illnesses. The day coincides with the commemoration of Our Lady of Lourdes and is an opportunity for those who serve in Catholic health ministry to reflect on caring for those who are sick as well as those who provide care to them. [More]
February 2, 2015

Sisters of Charity Health System supports focus on healthier Ohioans in proposed budget

The Sisters of Charity Health System has long believed that health care is a fundamental right for all people, and that families and communities are stronger when everyone has access to quality, affordable health care. That is why we applaud Ohio Gov. John Kasich and his administration for proposing continued funding to provide health care coverage to some of our most vulnerable Ohioans. [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 21, 2015

St. Vincent Medical Group adds 12 new physicians

St. Vincent Medical Group, which is a multi-specialty physician group affiliated with St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, added 12 new physicians to its ranks in the past year that support key service line growth in the areas of primary care, spine and orthopedics, and behavioral health. [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]
January 5, 2015

Catholic Health Association celebrates 100 years

The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), of which the Sisters of Charity Health System is a member, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015. Originally named the Catholic Hospital Association, CHA was founded in 1915 as an organization through which Catholic health systems, hospitals, continuum-of-care facilities and the sponsors of these organizations could work together to achieve success that would not be possible working separately.

On July 19, 1914, Catholic health ministry leaders came together to respond to technological advances that we [More]
December 23, 2014

Mercy Medical Center receives 2014 Healthy Worksite Silver Award from Ohio Department of Health

The Ohio Department of Health’s Healthy Ohio Business Council recently awarded Mercy Medical Center a 2014 Silver Healthy Ohio – Health Worksite Award In recognition of the hospital’s commitment to employee health through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs. Mercy has received the award six times at either a bronze or silver level. [More]
December 22, 2014

Sisters of Charity Health System assumes full ownership of Light of Hearts Villa

The Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS) will become the sole sponsors of Light of Hearts Villa, a senior living facility previously jointly owned by SCHS and the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, as of December 31, 2014. [More]

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