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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Sisters of Charity Health System continues to oppose proposed House GOP ACA repeal bill and Medicaid cuts

The House is scheduled to vote March 23 on legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The American Health Care Act would impose major structural changes and funding limits to the Medicaid program, disrupting coverage for some of our nation's most vulnerable populations. The legislation also would replace current subsidies for coverage under the ACA with tax credits that will disproportionately exclude the poor, the sick and older Americans from affordable coverage. Because of these reasons and more, the Sisters of Charity Health System is strongly opposed to this ACA “Repeal and Replace” legislation[More]

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Sisters of Charity Health System opposes proposed House GOP ACA repeal bill and Medicaid cuts

The Sisters of Charity Health System is strongly opposed to the House GOP’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) “Repeal and Replace” legislation that asks the low-income and most vulnerable in our country to bear the brunt of the cuts to our health care system. In addition to moving away from an effective coverage expansion that has provided health care to more than 20 million working people, this proposal would also take many backward steps in the continual effort to improve our health care system. [More]

tags: Advocacy, Catholic Health Association, Sisters of Charity Health System, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Mercy Medical Center, health care

Mercy Medical Center marketing employee recognized for excellence

Jennifer Michelle Stranger, Mercy Medical Center marketing representative, earned the “2017 Achievements in Excellence Award” from the National Sales & Marketing Executives (NSME) Akron/Canton chapter at an awards dinner February 28 in Akron.[More]

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Mercy program educates middle school girls about health issues

Mercy Medical Center and the Canton City Schools started the Well Women Healthy & Strong program last year to educate middle school girls about health issues that affect them. The program recently hosted a lunch for middle school students to discuss the topic of opioid addiction in Stark County.[More]

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Students think big with Mercy Medical Center surgery robot project

Mercy Medical Center has been the incubator for sixth grade robotics club members to come up with new ideas for the robotic surgery industry. Their work has involved speeding the transfer of medical documentation between the hospital's surgery robot and its electronic health record.[More]

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