July 31, 2018

St. Vincent Charity surgeon uses breakthrough technology to build customized knee implants

With multiplying numbers of patients turning to total knee replacement surgery, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center orthopedic surgeons lead the way in Northeast Ohio to employ the latest technologies to ensure successful results. St. Vincent’s Matthew Levy, M.D., is one of the first in the region to utilize breakthrough technology that builds a customized knee implant and surgical tools for individual patients. [More]
July 17, 2018

St. Vincent Charity Radiant Blog: Outpatient procedure helps patients take control of arthritis pain

The Spine and Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center can offer alternatives to surgery for those suffering from severe arthritis in the back and joints. One patient of the institute recently told her story in the hospital’s Radiant blog, describing how a non-invasive cooled, radiofrequency spinal ablation treatment helped relieve her chronic back pain. [More]
July 13, 2018

Mercy receives 4th consecutive National Outstanding Achievement Award from American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer

Mercy Cancer Center was recently presented with the 2017 Outstanding Achievement Award by the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). Mercy Medical Center is one of a select group of only 32 U.S. health care facilities with accredited cancer programs to receive this national honor for surveys performed last year. [More]
July 5, 2018

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

Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. [More]
June 29, 2018

St. Vincent Charity Radiant Blog: Preventing heat illnesses in older adults

With extremely high temperatures in the forecast, it’s important to check on elderly loved ones, who are more prone to heat stress. And, it’s important to know what steps to take to help prevent heat-related illness and death. Read more about symptoms of heat illnesses and what to do to stay cool in the latest St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Radiant blog post. [More]
June 25, 2018

Mercy Service League’s Wine, Women & Shoes raises $315,000 to benefit Women’s Cancer Services at Mercy Medical Center

The Mercy Service League recently held its second annual Wine, Women & Shoes event in Canton, raising $315,000 to benefit Women’s Cancer Services at Mercy Medical Center. More than 350 guests attended, enjoying shopping, lunch, live and silent auctions, a fashion show, and more. [More]
June 21, 2018

Mercy Medical Center blog: doctor’s faith perspective influences approach to medicine

What is it that helps a doctor to really see beyond himself and understand the needs of his patients? For Russell L. Ramey, M.D., F.A.C.S., surgeon at Mercy Medical Center, that would be his faith. Dr. Ramey recently discussed how his faith perspective influences his approach to medicine and interactions with his patients.
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June 20, 2018

St. Vincent Charity Psychiatric Emergency Department medical director discusses suicide prevention

The St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Psychiatric Emergency Department is one of only two in Ohio and serves as a crisis center, providing a safety net for nearly 4,000 patients annually who need immediate behavioral health care in an emergency setting. In light of recent high-profile suicides and rising suicide rates in Ohio, Dr. Albana Dreshaj, the department’s medical director, offered some advice through the hospital’s radiant blog for those who might be struggling with suicidal thoughts or know someone who is. [More]
June 7, 2018

Mercy Development Foundation dedicates Huseyin ‘Sam’ Sarikaya, MD, Memorial Laboratory

Mercy Development Foundation recently held a blessing and dedication ceremony of the Huseyin “Sam” Sarikaya, MD, Memorial Laboratory at Mercy Medical Center, part of a donor recognition event for the family and friends of Dr. Sam Sarikaya, a well-known pathologist at Mercy for more than 40 years. [More]
June 1, 2018

Service League raises $140,000 for Mercy Medical Center Safe Caring Initiative

At its annual membership banquet held Thursday in Canton, Mercy Service League presented the Mercy Development Foundation with proceeds from the 2017 Harvest Ball, which totaled $140,000. Last year’s Harvest Ball benefited Mercy Medical Center’s Safe Caring initiative—AvaSure TeleSitter, a video monitoring system for at-risk patients. [More]

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