Funds support initiatives that address health needs identified in recent Community Health Needs Assessment The Health Project’s Advisory Board of Directors announced their grantee recipients of the Community Benefit Initiative Grant Program. Grantees will be able to utilize their funds starting August 2016 through June 2017. A total $125,000 has been granted to this year’s grantees: … Read more Health Project Announces Community Benefit Board Initiative Grantees in Muskegon
With nearly 100 people participating as cyclists, the second annual Mercy Health Tour de Rapids proved again to be a fun ride on Saturday, August 27, with the proceeds benefiting the ALS program at Mercy Health, which recently earned designation as a Center of Excellence by the ALS Association. Including several bike runs and an … Read more Mercy Health Tour de Rapids – Fun Ride, Great Cause
Taking care of Mercy Health’s smallest patients can reap the biggest rewards for the NICU staff, who were reunited with former patients and families on August 23, 2016, at the annual NICU Reunion. Nearly 150 of our NICU graduates attended this year’s reunion at the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum. The Dr. Seuss-themed event featured lots … Read more Nearly 150 NICU “Graduates” Celebrate With NICU Staff at Annual Reunion
For its second annual Back-to-School Bash, Heartside Health Center, a community benefit ministry of Mercy Health, collaborated with many local organizations and within the hospital ranks to make the program a success. Focused on educational opportunities and giveaways for local children who need school supplies, Heartside staff held the Back-to-School Bash on Saturday, August 13, … Read more Heartside Back-to-School Bash Gives Away Over 500 Backpacks!
At the Grand Rapids Young Professionals 3rd Annual Gala: “Celebrate. Connect. Inspire.” on Thursday, August 18 at McKay Tower, Lindsey Rodarmer, Operations Manager for Digital Solutions Group, Mercy Health, was honored with the Social Media Maven of the Year Award. Grand Rapids Young Professionals organization recognizes local young professionals who are using their talents and … Read more Congratulations to Digital Solutions Group Manager, Lindsey Rodarmer, Social Media Maven of the Year!
Three newly appointed trustees, Veverly Austin, President and Founder of Confident Living; Jennifer Crowley, Partner/Owner of Highland Group, and Jeff Towner, Senior Vice President, Wealth Management Advisor, Portfolio Manager at Merrill Lynch, began their three-year term on the Saint Mary’s Foundation board of trustees on July 1, 2016. The new trustees are warmly received by … Read more Three New Board Members Join Saint Mary’s Foundation
Anyone who has a friend or family member — or who has cared for a patient — with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) can attest to its devastating grip. On any given day, an average of 12,000 people across the U.S. suffer from this neurological disease, which progressively attacks the motor neurons in the brain and … Read more Multidisciplinary Neuro Team Earns Certified Treatment Center of Excellence Status
The EVS (environmental services) colleagues on the Mercy Health Hackley and Mercy Campuses operate as a single team, seamlessly training and onboarding staff so that their standards and processes are consistent. They have successfully worked, problem solved and improved — together — even with the team being located among separate campuses. How do they do … Read more Clean Outcomes: Environmental Services (EVS) Colleagues Tackle Problem Solving on Multiple Campuses
Mercy Health hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house at the newly completed $3.9 million, 15,000-square-foot health care facility at 5656 U.S.10 on August 11, 2016. The new facility’s design was developed by Mercy Health colleagues, including physicians, nurses and support staff, and patients, who collaborated with the developer and architect to ensure that the new … Read more Over 500 Guests Turn out for the Mercy Health Ludington Grand Opening
Back to school shopping can be a budget buster for many families. To help alleviate the high cost, Browning Claytor Health Center hosted its first Back-to-School Celebration, by providing free backpacks and school supplies, and some healthy snacks for the kids to take home. Thanks to all the staff who volunteered their time to make … Read more Browning Claytor Back-to-School Celebration Sees Nearly 1,000 People!