October 9, 2019

Mercy Medical Center releases 2018-19 community benefit report

Mercy Medical Center recently released its 2018-19 community benefit report, We are Here for Everyone. The report illustrates the more than $20 million in community benefit the hospital provided in 2018, some of the stories behind the work and what it means to be a Catholic hospital. [More]
October 1, 2019

Mercy Development Foundation awards Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA, St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service

The Mercy Development Foundation, which supports the mission of Mercy Medical Center, honored Sister Judith Ann Karam, CSA, congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine with its 2019 St. Augustine Award for Distinguished Service During its annual Founders Day ceremony and donor recognition event. This award recognizes individuals whose leadership and vision have impacted and transformed the medical center. [More]
September 27, 2019

Sisters of Charity Health System Signs Letter of Intent for Mercy Medical Center to Join Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic and the Sisters of Charity Health System today signed a non-binding letter of intent to explore Mercy Medical Center becoming a full member of the Cleveland Clinic health system while maintaining its Catholic identity through sponsorship by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine.

The Sisters of Charity Health System, which is the sole member of Mercy Medical Center, and Cleveland Clinic will begin a careful and thorough review to complete the due diligence process that will outline how they will move forward to best meet the health care needs of residents in Stark County and surrounding communities. [More]
September 27, 2019

Mercy Medical Center receives 11th consecutive EPA ENERGY STAR certification

For the 11th consecutive year, Mercy Medical Center has again been awarded the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification—one of only three hospitals in the United States, and the only one in Ohio, to earn this designation. Each year the hospital’s main campus, a facility of 1 million square feet that’s a blend of old and new construction, saves nearly $1 million in energy costs. [More]
September 11, 2019

Mercy Medical Center inducts three physicians into the Society of St. Luke

Mercy Medical Center recently honored three members of the medical staff for outstanding service to patients, the hospital and the Stark County community during the 2019 induction ceremony and dinner for the Society of St. Luke, Mercy’s physician honor society. Honorees included Frank J. Kaeberlein, M.D., Margaret F. Kobe, M.D., and Russell L. Ramey, M.D. [More]
August 27, 2019

Mercy Medical Center Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs certified by industry leader

Mercy Medical Center Cardiac Rehabilitation and Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs have been certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). This certification is recognition of Mercy Medical Center’s commitment to improving the quality of life of patients by enhancing standards of care. In 2007, Mercy Cardiac Rehabilitation and Mercy Pulmonary Rehabilitation became the first programs in Stark County to be certified by the AACVPR. [More]
August 19, 2019

Mercy Medical Center honors local EMS

Mercy Medical Center recently hosted its annual appreciation event for local emergency medical squads (EMS). Mercy sponsors this event to recognize EMS personnel for their lifesaving efforts throughout the year. As part of the evening’s activities, Mercy Emergency Chest Pain Center presented its STEMI (St Elevation Myocardial Infarction) Cup award to Green Fire Department for achieving the best “door to balloon” angioplasty time for the first half of 2019. [More]
August 5, 2019

Mercy Service League’s 2019 Harvest Ball "French connection" fundraiser set for October 19

Mercy Service League will hold its signature fundraising event for Mercy Medical Center, the Harvest Ball, on Saturday, October 19, at the Alex D. Krassas Center. With a French connection theme, the event promises to be an evening of excitement, elegance, music and dancing as the area’s only gala featuring no auction, no wallet and no program. [More]
July 26, 2019

Sisters of Charity Health System CEO Thomas Strauss to Lead Mercy Medical Center as Paul Hiltz Accepts New Role

The Sisters of Charity Health System today announced President & CEO Thomas J. Strauss will take on the additional role of interim CEO of Mercy Medical Center, one of the health system’s two Catholic hospitals in Ohio. Paul Hiltz, who has led Mercy Medical Center since 2017, has accepted a position with NCH Healthcare System, a two-hospital Mayo Clinic Care Network affiliate in Naples, Fla. [More]
July 25, 2019

Mercy Medical Center receives Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence. The goal is speeding recovery and reducing hospital readmissions for heart failure patients. [More]

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