April 9, 2019

Mercy Medical Center 93-year-old volunteer profiled for National Volunteer Week

Mercy Medical Center's 93-year-old volunteer James Barnett has served 5,656 volunteer hours over the past 19 years and has no plans to stop. The Repository featured Barnett in an article Sunday in honor of National Volunteer Week. [More]
March 28, 2019

Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center earns RestorixHealth’s Center of Excellence Award

Mercy Medical Center's Mercy Wound & Hyperbaric Center is a recipient of RestorixHealth’s Center of Excellence Award. Recipients of this award meet or exceed national wound care quality benchmarks over a three-month period. [More]
March 6, 2019

Mercy Medical Center is leading efforts to reduce sepsis mortality in Ohio

With a sepsis mortality rate of nine percent, Mercy Medical Center has demonstrated leadership in rapidly identifying and treating sepsis, an extreme response to infection in which the body releases an excess of chemicals into the blood stream, initiating an inflammatory process that can quickly reduce blood flow to vital organs. Rapid identification and treatment of sepsis in the emergency department has helped Mercy exceed Ohio’s goal to reduce sepsis mortality and save lives. [More]
February 12, 2019

Mercy Medical Center lowers rates of readmissions by more than 20% with new artificial intelligence capabilities

Mercy Medical Center has lowered rates of all-cause readmissions by more that 20 percent through the application of Jvion’s Cognitive Machine solution. Mercy is effectively leveraging Jvion’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to enhance quality improvement efforts and care quality. [More]
January 31, 2019

Healthy Business Council of Ohio recognizes Mercy Medical Center for healthy worksite practices

The Healthy Business Council of Ohio recently recognized Mercy Medical Center with the 2018 Healthy Worksite GOLD Level Award. Mercy was among 73 Ohio employers recognized for demonstrating a commitment to employee wellness through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs. [More]
December 12, 2018

Mercy Medical Center receives an ‘A’ for patient safety in fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Mercy Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Mercy Medical Center’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States. [More]
November 19, 2018

Mercy Medical Center receives 10th consecutive EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

For the 10th consecutive year, Mercy Medical Center has been awarded the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification—one of only three hospitals in the U.S., and the only one in Ohio, to earn this designation. Each year the hospital’s main campus, a facility of one million square feet that’s a blend of old and new construction, saves approximately $976,000 in energy costs. [More]
November 13, 2018

Mercy Medical Center again verified as a Level II Trauma Center by American College of Surgeons

The Trauma Center at Mercy Medical Center Emergency Services has again 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 Mercy’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients. [More]
November 5, 2018

Mercy Service League’s 2018 Harvest Ball raises funds to purchase more germ-zapping robots

Mercy Service League held its 2018 Harvest Ball on October 20 at the Canton Memorial Civic Center Auditorium, raising more than $280,000 with proceeds benefiting the purchase of two Xenex LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robots™ for Mercy Medical Center. Nearly 400 guests attended this year’s Harvest Ball, Amore Amalfi, a vintage Italian-inspired evening. [More]
October 22, 2018

Sisters of Charity Health System Names Paul Hiltz President & CEO of Mercy Medical Center

The Sisters of Charity Health System has announced the permanent placement of Paul C. Hiltz, FACHE, as president & CEO of Mercy Medical Center in Canton, OH. Hiltz has served in this role in an interim capacity since July 2017. Founded in 1908 by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Mercy Medical Center’s recent achievements and successes include delivering a higher standard of care for treatment of heart attack patients; several consecutive years of national recognition for outstanding quality care for cancer patients; new technology for preventing infections; innovative approaches to patient safety and monitoring; and investments in Jackson Township and North Canton that will expand outpatient services and help boost the regional economy. [More]

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