On Friday, July 29, 2016, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s said goodbye to its three deacons from the Grand Rapids Diocese, Stephen Durkee, Kyle Kilpatrick and Steve Geerling, who spent the past ten weeks serving our patients’ spiritual care needs and assisting with weekday Mass at the Chapel on the second level of Lacks Cancer Center. … Read more Thanking the Deacons for Their Service to Patients and Staff
Mercy Health Ludington Grand Opening JOIN US FOR A COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE THURSDAY, AUGUST 11 4:30–7:30 p.m. FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS AND KIDS’ ACTIVITIES: Weight and BMI Blood Pressure Glucometer Face painting for the kids Light refreshments will be provided – come out and try our “Mercy Health” cookie! Meet our providers and tour our brand … Read more Mercy Health Ludington Grand Opening – August 11, 2016
On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, 1,000 colleagues celebrated the achievement of a high response rate with ice cream, while 1,100 offsite colleagues celebrated with the infamous Mercy Health cookie! Achieving a response rate of 86% for the Culture of Safety and Engagement Survey, Mercy Health has much to celebrate! Click through for some photos of … Read more Ice Cream and Cookie Socials to Celebrate High Response Rate for Culture of Safety and Engagement Survey
Eager to hear and learn of the work happening at Mercy Health in West Michigan, Trinity Health President, Rick Gilfillan, DO, came onsite to the Innovation Hub on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Touring the Innovation Hub led by members of the Innovation team, Ben Look and Spencer Covey, as well as Mercy Health President and … Read more Rick Gilfillan, DO, President of Trinity Health, Visits West Michigan
Each quarter, colleagues nominate dozens of their peers for the esteemed Colleagues Award, which honors those who embody the mission, vision and values of Mercy Health. Only a few are selected by a panel of clinical and non-clinical colleagues. Below are excerpts from the nomination forms of each of the winners: Matthew Pent, Environmentalist, Mercy … Read more Honoring Colleague Award Winners – Summer 2016!
Last January, a Rapid Improvement Event (RIE) took place with the Hackley Campus Lab Assistants. Laura Juhnke (Lab Assistant), Romana Fusik (Lab Assistant), and Chevonne Robbins (Manager) worked on the problem of morning blood draws not be completed by the goal of 6:30 a.m. Draws need to be complete by 6:30 a.m. so that results … Read more Rapid Improvement with Early Morning Lab Draws – Hackley Campus
Mercy Health Saint Mary’s is proud to introduce a dedicated RN Vascular Access Specialist Team (VAST), as of June 2016. This special team ensures the highest quality care for patients who require vascular access through a peripheral or central intravenous (IV) line for infusion therapy. Through the new team of Jonathan Bradd, BA, RN, CCRN … Read more Introducing Vascular Access Specialist Team!
For its fourth straight year, the SHAPE program made a stop at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s to learn hands-on about potential careers in health care on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Sponsored in collaboration with Grand Valley State University School of Public Health and Grand Rapids Public Schools, the SHAPE Program introduces about 50 children who … Read more SHAPE Program Introduces 50 Students to Health Care; Stops at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s for Hands-on Activities
Click here to take the RealAge® test and find out how to be healthier (and younger!). As part of the national Trinity Health system, we have the opportunity to bolster our online presence in West Michigan. We are excited to announce Mercy Health’s participation in Sharecare (www.Sharecare.com), the leading health and wellness online engagement platform. … Read more Want to find out how old you really are?
Twenty-four aspiring medical assistants recently took a break from their classwork to celebrate the halfway point in the MA Registered Apprenticeship Program (MARAP). Program partners Grand Rapids Community College, Muskegon Community College, West Michigan Works!, Mercy Health, Cherry Health and Spectrum Health were there to share in the milestone celebration and hear about the students’ … Read more Apprentices Mark Halfway Point to New Careers in Health Care