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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.

Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County.

Mercy operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County.

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.

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.

Established 1908

Mercy Medical Center, 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 operates outpatient health centers in Carrollton, Jackson Township, Lake Township, Louisville, North Canton, Plain Township and Tuscarawas County.

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.

Established 1908

The Sisters of Charity Health System installed Paul C. Hiltz, FACHE, as president & CEO of Mercy Medical Center in October 2018. Hiltz 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.

Hiltz previously served as a senior adviser for the Mercy Health System (formerly Catholic Health Partners) in Cincinnati, where he was responsible for implementing and heading Mercy Health’s Accountable Care Organization, Mercy Health Select. That experience will prove valuable in his role at Mercy as payer models shift to value-based purchasing and population health management.

A fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, Hiltz also previously served as president and CEO at Mercy Health Springfield Region, Network CEO of Community Mercy Health Partners (CMHP), president and CEO of Mercy Mt. Airy Hospital and vice president of Mercy Medical Associates (MMA). He holds a master’s degree in health administration from Xavier University.

Mercy Medical Center

Mercy Medical Center

1320 MERCY DR. N.W.
CANTON, OH 44708

P: 330.489.1000
WWW.CANTONMERCY.ORG

Recent Blog Posts

January 25, 2021

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

The Healthy Business Council of Ohio will recognize 100 Ohio employers for healthy worksite practices during the virtual In-Value-Able Virtual Conference Series on February 4. Among the recipients being honored is Mercy Medical Center. The Healthy Worksite Award recognizes Ohio employers who demonstrate a commitment to employee wellness through comprehensive worksite health promotion and wellness programs.

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January 5, 2021

Crain's Cleveland Business names SCHS CEO to "Power 150" list of those leading some of Northeast Ohio’s most influential organizations

Crain's Cleveland Business has named Thomas Strauss, Sisters of Charity Health System president and CEO and Mercy Medical Center interim CEO, to its "Power 150" list. On behalf of our health system and our many ministries, we celebrate the contributions of Tom and all on the Crain's Cleveland Business "Power 150" list of Northeast Ohio’s most influential organizations and who are in a position to move the region forward.

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December 16, 2020

Mercy Medical Center receives an ‘A’ for patient safety in fall 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Mercy Medical Center was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2020 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. The Leapfrog Group is a national organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers.

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December 8, 2020

Sisters of Charity Health System and Cleveland Clinic Reach Agreement for Mercy Medical Center to Become a Full Member of Cleveland Clinic

The Sisters of Charity Health System and Cleveland Clinic have signed an agreement for Mercy Medical Center to become a full member of the Cleveland Clinic health system. Mercy Medical Center will maintain its Catholic identity through sponsorship by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine. The transaction, which follows a letter of intent signed Sept. 27, 2019, is expected to close on Feb. 1, 2021, subject to regulatory approval.

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November 30, 2020

Mercy Medical Center holds surprise appreciation event for staff

Mercy Medical Center recently held a surprise appreciation event on the grounds of the hospital for its dedicated staff members who are caring for all patients, including the surge of coronavirus patients, around-the-clock. Members of Mercy's board, Mercy Service League, executive staff, managers and non-clinical staff—together with their families—came to the hospital grounds and held lights for staff and patients to see.

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November 20, 2020

Ohio Department of Health: Now more than ever, it is important to get a flu shot

With the flu season coinciding with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging everyone older than 6 months of age to get a flu shot to help protect themselves and their communities. It’s especially important for those at increased risk of developing serious flu-related complications.

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October 30, 2020

U.S. surgeon general joins roundtable discussion at Mercy Medical Center on rising coronavirus cases

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services Eric D. Hargan visited Mercy Medical Center Thursday. The roundtable aimed to provide an opportunity for government officials to speak about the challenges health care providers are facing in Stark County in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis, and for residents to ask questions.

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