Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, is a 476-bed, acute care teaching hospital in Canton, Ohio that serves Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas counties and parts of southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its medical staff and employs 2,500 people.

Mercy Medical Center - a Ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System

Mercy Medical Center’s centers of excellence include the Mercy Heart Center, Emergency Services/Trauma Center, Emergency Chest Pain Center, Mercy Cancer Center, Regional Rehabilitation Center, Mercy Stoke Center, Mercy Vascular Center and Mercy Robotic Surgery Center.

Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County.

Established in 1908 and rooted in Catholic faith, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community.

Learn more at www.cantonmercy.org. Also, learn more about health and wellness recommendations from Mercy Medical Center through its extensive online health resource center and HealthChat blog.


Mercy Medical Center

1320 Mercy Dr. N.W.
Canton, OH 44708

p: 330.489.1000

Established 1908

Mercy Medical Center, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, operates a 476-bed hospital serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas Counties and parts of Southeastern Ohio. It has 620 members on its Medical Staff and employs 2,500 people. Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County. A Catholic hospital, Mercy Medical Center upholds the mission and philosophy of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine and continues to be responsive to the needs of the community.

Mercy Medical Center, the only Stark County hospital ever named among the Top 50 Best Heart Hospitals by US News & World Report.

In 2011, Mercy Medical Center established a separately incorporated development foundation to support its fund-raising needs. Individuals, organizations, corporations and grantmaking foundations are invited to learn more about ways to support the medical center’s mission through charitable giving to the Mercy Medical Center Development Foundation.

Tom Cecconi

President and CEO,
Mercy Medical Center

Tom Cecconi

Thomas E. Cecconi serves as president & CEO of Mercy Medical Center. Mr. Cecconi served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Mercy Medical Center from February 2002 to April 2003. Prior to serving at Mercy, Mr. Cecconi was president & CEO of Doctors Hospital of Stark County from 1991 to 2002. He is a graduate of John Carroll University and received a Masters in Business Administration from Baldwin Wallace College.

A native of Canton, Mr. Cecconi started his career in health care administration at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in 1973. In 1980, he joined Hospital Management Professionals of Brentwood, TN. During that time, he served as chief operating officer of Virginia Regional Medical Center in Virginia, MN; president of Paris Community Hospital in Paris, IL; president & CEO of Rutherford Hospital in Rutherfordton, NC; and as a group vice president for Hospital Management Professionals.

Mr. Cecconi is a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and received the CEO Award of Excellence from the College of Osteopathic Healthcare Professionals in 1996. He is a past chairman of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees, past chairman of the Akron Regional Hospitals Association. He is also a member of the Stark County Development Board, a member of the Walsh University Board of Trustees and past member of the Massillon Chamber Board of Trustees.

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Mercy Medical Center Souper Bowl fundraiser draws record crowd

Mercy Medical Center’s Mercy Service League recently held its annual soup-tasting fundraiser, The Souper Bowl. With a record-setting 220 participants, the event raised more than $13,000 to benefit the Mercy Facility Transformation Project.[More]

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Thomas J. Strauss to lead Sisters of Charity Health System

Thomas J. Strauss has been selected as the new president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. Headquartered in Cleveland, the health system includes two Catholic hospitals, two elder care facilities, three grantmaking foundations addressing the root causes of poverty, and five outreach organizations in Ohio and South Carolina.[More]

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Mercy Medical Center receives Healthy Worksite Award from the Healthy Ohio Business Council

Mercy Medical Center has been chosen by the Healthy Ohio Business Council (HOBC) for the eighth time to receive a Healthy Worksite Award. Mercy will be recognized among 87 other large Ohio employers for healthy worksite practices during its 13th annual Healthy Ohio Healthy Worksite Awards ceremony in January. Mercy is to receive a silver-level award.[More]

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Mercy Medical Center receives heart failure reaccreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care

Mercy Medical Center Heart Center recently received full heart failure reaccreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. [More]

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Mercy Medical Center anchors Invest Health initiative in low-income Canton neighborhood

Mercy Medical Center is serving as the anchor institution in Canton's Southeast neighborhood for the national Invest Health initiative, which is working to transform the way leaders of mid-sized American cities approach improvement and redevelopment projects in low-income areas.[More]

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