The July 2017 DAISY Award winner is Shelly O’Rourke, BSN, RN, from Surgical Care Services at the Mercy Campus. Shelly was nominated by her manager, Michele Klint, and the daughter of a patient who has been going for treatment at Surgical Services since late 2015.Shelly was honored with a surprise celebration on her unit before her … Read more July 2017 DAISY Award Winner is Shelly O’Rourke
Mercy Health Physician Partners West Shore Cardiology and Mercy Health Heart Center hosted their final student heart screening before the 2017-2018 school year at the Youngberg Auditorium on Mercy Health Hackley Campus on Wednesday, August 23. Free and open to students in grades 9-12, the event successfully screened 101 students. In total, 591 students were … Read more Successful Final Student Heart Screening for 2017!
Mercy Health was honored to host Governor Rick Snyder and U.S. Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta on Monday, August 21, 2017. The 45-minute visit focused on the U.S. Department of Labor-registered Medical Assistant Apprenticeship Program, which is conducted in partnership with Grand Rapids Community College, Muskegon Community College, Montcalm Community College and West Michigan … Read more Gov. Snyder and U.S. Secretary of Labor Visit Mercy Health to Learn About MA Registered Apprenticeship Program
Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Named in Nurse.org’s Best Hospitals For Nurses in the State of Michigan Nurse.org, the web’s leading career site for nurses, has recognized Mercy Health Saint Mary’s as one of the best hospitals for nurses to work for in Michigan. Over the past two years, Nurse.org has collected more than 1,411 reviews … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Named a Top Nurse Employer in Michigan by Nurse.org
AED Scavenger Hunt Update: 50 AEDs Located with More to be Found! Last month we published an announcement of the first-of-its-kind AED Scavenger Hunt, which is being spearheaded by Dr. Amada Paden, a fourth-year resident of Mercy Health Muskegon; Dr. Jerry Evans, Medical Director for Emergency Medicine at Mercy Health Muskegon; and Chad Lawton, Medical … Read more AED Scavenger Hunt Update: 50 AEDs Located in Muskegon County with More to be Found!
For the second year in a row, staff from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) of Michigan and Subaru of Muskegon visited the Johnson Family Cancer Center to donate soft, cozy blankets to patients in need of warmth and comfort while they undergo treatment. The blankets each contain a “message of hope” from visitors to … Read more Second Annual “Subaru Loves to Care” Blanket Donations to Johnson Family Cancer Center
As women age, urinary incontinence can be as prevalent as diabetes, back pain and even asthma. Nearly 40 percent of women will experience some form of urine leakage as they grow older, however only 25 percent of them will discuss symptoms and frustrations of this condition with their doctor. Dr. Jason Bennett of Mercy … Read more Don’t be Afraid to Discuss Urinary Incontinence and Bladder Issues – Physician Spotlight: Dr. Jason Bennett
Cynthia Walker was a professional office worker for many years before she had a life-changing accident in 2000, which left her without a job, medical and dental insurance, and hope. Devastated that she needed to go on Medicaid, she made tough choices when it came to her dental care. Due to the lack of private … Read more “This Clinic Changed My World”
All backpacks were donated by Mercy Health colleagues! Heartside Health Center, a community benefit ministry of Mercy Health, hosted its third annual Back-to-School Bash on August 12, 2017, to generate excitement and to prepare children for going back to school. Dozens of colleagues and community partners donated their time and energy into creating a successful … Read more Back-to-School Bash 2017 Donates 841 Backpacks to Kids
Special thanks to Jackie Recker, a nurse from the Birth Center, who was nominated by a family for the exceptional care she provided for them as they experienced the loss of their medically fragile newborn. An excerpt from the heart-felt nomination is below: “Jackie was my and my husband’s strength in the days … Read more Jackie Recker, DAISY Award Recipient August 2017 – Mercy Health Saint Mary’s