June 24, 2019

Regina Health Center receives Circle of Excellence Award from national nursing administration association

The National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care (NADONA) recently awarded Regina Health Center with its highest honor, the Circle of Excellence Award, at a conference in Las Vegas. The award recognizes Regina Health Center for being one of only a handful of nursing homes in Ohio to receive a deficiency-free survey from the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) in 2018. [More]
June 20, 2019

Mercy Medical Center receives Get With The Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award

Mercy Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite 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 10, 2019

Mercy Medical Center offering Western Stark County residents free lab and health screenings, free mammograms

Mercy Medical Center and the Massillon Rotary Foundation are partnering to offer free laboratory and health screenings for the Western Stark County community from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 22 at Mercy Health Center of Massillon. Free mammograms are available, by appointment, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18 at Mercy Health Center of Massillon. [More]
June 4, 2019

Dr. Leslie Pristas named medical director of Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Leslie L. Pristas D.O. FACS has been named medical director and lead surgeon of Center for Bariatric Surgery at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center. Dr. Pristas is the first woman to oversee the center, which is the longest-standing nationally accredited center of excellence in weight loss surgery in Northeast Ohio. [More]
May 28, 2019

Rosary Hall Co-Associate Medical Director Dr. Ted Parran provides expert opinion on qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use

A committee of health care professionals recently recommended that the State Medical Board of Ohio vote next month to include anxiety and autism spectrum disorder as qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use. Dr. Ted Parran, co-associate medical director of Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, was asked by the Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee to give his expert opinion on whether these conditions should be added to the more than 20 conditions already approved for marijuana treatment in Ohio. [More]
May 17, 2019

Holy-In-One to raise funds for Regina Health Center June 17

Regina Health Center hits the tees and greens at Firestone Country Club in Akron Monday, June 17, for the 20th annual Holy-In-One Golf Outing, with proceeds going to support the mission of providing compassionate and holistic health care for aging and infirmed religious, diocesan priests and laity. [More]
May 14, 2019

St. Vincent Charity raising awareness about connection between physical and mental health during Mental Health Month

Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally – it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health, which can help you achieve overall wellness and set you on a path to recovery. This May is Mental Health Month and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, with Mental Health America (MHA), is raising awareness about the connection between physical health and mental health, through the theme #4Mind4Body. [More]
May 9, 2019

Mercy Medical Center honors clinical excellence award winners during Nurses Week 2019

Mercy Medical Center is celebrating Mercy nurses who are part of America’s 4 million registered nurses who deliver primary and preventive health care to enrich our lives and the world we live in. During National Nurses Week (May 6–12), Mercy announced its 2019 Clinical Excellence Award winners. As part of the annual celebration, Mercy honors nurses who have been selected for exceptional clinical skills, teaching abilities, communication skills, teamwork and professionalism. [More]
May 6, 2019

Mercy earns Ohio’s first Go Clear Award and national recognition for surgery safety

The Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) recently awarded Mercy Medical Center Ohio’s first Go Clear Award™ for its achievement in eliminating hazardous smoke from its surgical procedures. The award recognizes health care facilities that have committed to providing increased surgical patient and health care worker safety by implementing practices that eliminate smoke caused by the use of lasers and electrosurgery devices during surgery. [More]
April 22, 2019

Mercy Medical Center International Outreach Team completes medical mission in Dominican Republic

Mercy Medical Center's Mercy International Mission Outreach Team recently completed its annual medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic. Physicians and nurses provided 45 surgeries and served more than 500 patients at two clinic locations. [More]

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