Enjoy a Healthier You through Lifestyle Improvements and Self-Care

A healthier body, mind and spirit are goals many of us strive to reach. However, the pressures of daily life make can it difficult for many women to achieve these aims. Trying to do it all – maintain a successful career, sustain stable relationships, raise children, care for aging parents – can take a serious … Read more Enjoy a Healthier You through Lifestyle Improvements and Self-Care

Departments Work Together to Greatly Reduce Risk of Hospital-Acquired Infections

Bundled Intervention, Continuous Improvement Credited for Reducing HAIs at Mercy Health in Muskegon When patients come in to the hospital for treatment, our goal is to make sure that they’re better off after they leave. One way we do this is by taking precautions to reduce their risk of developing a Hospital-Acquired Infection (HAI). Two … Read more Departments Work Together to Greatly Reduce Risk of Hospital-Acquired Infections

Getting Back in the Swing of Things

Over time, full-time Aquinas College Assistant Baseball Coach Casey Wila has developed an excellent relationship with surgeon Timothy Henne, MD. That’s because during the last decade, Dr. Henne has performed three orthopedic surgeries on Wila’s four sports-related injuries. An active athlete throughout his life, in high school Wila played baseball, basketball and football. His ongoing … Read more Getting Back in the Swing of Things

Inspired by God and Cancer

Grand Girlfriends Funds Grant to Purchase Books that Explain Cancer to Children Mothers and grandmothers are often the main caregivers in their families. What happens when they must step back from this role due to a cancer diagnosis, and in turn undergo dramatic changes? “I kept saying to everyone, ‘It’s still me,’” said 12-year cancer … Read more Inspired by God and Cancer

“Leaving His Legacy While He Was Alive”

Celebrating the Gifts of Ralph W. Hauenstein To celebrate the gifts from the Ralph W. Hauenstein estate, three West Michigan organizations, including Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, publicly thanked his family for the impact his life and generosity have had on the region. Mr. Hauenstein, who died in January 2016, lived his life in service, helping … Read more “Leaving His Legacy While He Was Alive”

Hackley Professional Pharmacy Beginning to See Benefits of Specialty Accreditation

Hackley Professional Pharmacy in Muskegon is now URAC accredited for Specialty Pharmacy, which demonstrates a comprehensive commitment to quality care, improved processes and better patient outcomes. The Hackley Professional Pharmacy is the first pharmacy within the Trinity Health organization, and one of only nine in the entire state of Michigan to receive URAC Specialty Pharmacy … Read more Hackley Professional Pharmacy Beginning to See Benefits of Specialty Accreditation

U.S. Navy Sailors Express Gratitude for Care Packages Received from Mercy Health Muskegon Colleagues

U.S. Navy sailors from the USS Roosevelt CVN 71 received over 100 Christmas stockings while aboard their ship, thanks in part to Care of Colleagues’ participation in the annual tradition called Navy for Moms. The Christmas stockings, which were sent at the end of November, contained much-needed items such as hand sanitizer, loofas, lotion and … Read more U.S. Navy Sailors Express Gratitude for Care Packages Received from Mercy Health Muskegon Colleagues

Stop the Bleed: Hundreds of Students Trained to Save Lives in Case of Active Shooter Situation

On Tuesday, November 28, “Stop the Bleed” trainers from Mercy Health Muskegon and Muskegon County Medical Control instructed over 300 Career Tech Center students on how to properly respond to bleed victims, should they find themselves in an active shooter or explosive device situation. Since witnesses are nearly always first on the scene, Stop the … Read more Stop the Bleed: Hundreds of Students Trained to Save Lives in Case of Active Shooter Situation

Neurological Emergency Training by Mercy Health Extends to Clinicians Throughout State

If you or a loved one experience a neurological emergency, having expertly trained clinicians who communicate and work well together could be the difference between life and death.   To help ensure that an interdisciplinary medical team can communicate effectively, Mercy Health has hosted a training course called Emergency Neurological Life Support (ENLS). Much like … Read more Neurological Emergency Training by Mercy Health Extends to Clinicians Throughout State

From West to East: Congratulations to Kylie Hornak, New Administrative Fellow for Trinity Health

“Culture can make or break the success of an organization” for Kylie Hornak, and the culture of Trinity Health has made the organization a welcome place for her, no matter which location she will be working in. Graduating with her master’s in Health Care Administration from Grand Valley State University in December 2017, Hornak will … Read more From West to East: Congratulations to Kylie Hornak, New Administrative Fellow for Trinity Health