HMR Program Helps Patient Lose and Keep off 70 Pounds Over 18-month Period

A program offered by Mercy Health Weight Management and created by HMR Weight Management Services (HMR) was not only named a #1 Best Fast Weight Loss Diet in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Diets of 2017 rankings for a second year,  but also helped 54-year-old Breck Adkins lose 70 pounds. Adkins began the program … Read more HMR Program Helps Patient Lose and Keep off 70 Pounds Over 18-month Period

Mercy Health Recognized by Health Care Leader Organization, CareerSTAT, for Developing Frontline Workers

Mercy Health is among 11 health care employers to receive an award given by CareerSTAT’s Recognition Committee, which selected four health care employers as 2017 Frontline Healthcare Worker Champions and seven organizations — one being Mercy Health — as Emerging Champions. CareerSTAT’s recognition program showcases health care organizations making exemplary investments in their frontline workforce. … Read more Mercy Health Recognized by Health Care Leader Organization, CareerSTAT, for Developing Frontline Workers

Browning Claytor Health Center Receives Health and Equity Award

Browning Claytor Health Center Receives Edward and Harriet Jones Trailblazer in Health and Equity Award Congratulations to Browning Claytor Health Center, who received the Edward and Harriet Jones Trailblazer in Health and Equity Award by the Grand Rapids African-American Health Institute (GRAAHI). The award is named after two individuals who helped pave the way for … Read more Browning Claytor Health Center Receives Health and Equity Award

Final Reflections From Retiring Mercy Health Muskegon President Greg Loomis

As I embark on my last week as president of Mercy Health Muskegon, what I am most thankful for — and what’s helped me grow as a leader — is the dedicated group of colleagues I’ve had the privilege to work with during the past 48 years. Many of you know this story, but for … Read more Final Reflections From Retiring Mercy Health Muskegon President Greg Loomis

Update: Man Reunites With 3 Off-Duty Mercy Health Nurses Who Saved His Life

On March 2, you learned on our news blog about three off-duty Mercy Health Muskegon nurses – Rose Emmons, Cindra Bringedahl and Martha Tutak – who resuscitated a man who had collapsed in downtown Muskegon at a local restaurant. Michael Thaler received care from our health system and, on May 17, Thaler was reunited for … Read more Update: Man Reunites With 3 Off-Duty Mercy Health Nurses Who Saved His Life

Third Year in a Row: Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Earns Stroke Achievement Award from the AHA

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite Plus. Kathie Thomas from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association presented the award to stroke team leaders and the entire stroke team at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s on June 22, … Read more Third Year in a Row: Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Earns Stroke Achievement Award from the AHA

From Couch to Competitor

How One Woman Lost Weight and Gained an Improved Sense of Self Before undergoing bariatric surgery, Nikki Thompson, 28, would have to exert so much effort while working out, only to hit a wall. A longtime dancer, she wanted to try something different. Thompson turned to running 5Ks as a way to get in shape. … Read more From Couch to Competitor

“Demo Party” on Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Birth Center

To work on an obstetrics floor in a hospital, a person has to be a special kind of hands-on clinician. At the Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Birth Center, our colleagues are no exception. When given the opportunity to hold a “demo party” during the renovation of the ninth floor, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Birth Center … Read more “Demo Party” on Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Birth Center

National Cancer Survivors Day Celebration

According to the National Cancer Institute, nearly 14.5 million people today are living past a cancer diagnosis in the United States. Mercy Health celebrated these heroes on National Cancer Survivors Day on June 13, 2017. During the afternoon celebration, dozens of cancer survivors and their loved ones roamed the fifth floor of Mercy Health Lacks … Read more National Cancer Survivors Day Celebration