Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Receives the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) Get with the Guidelines®–Stroke GOLD PLUS Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Achievement Award!

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s is the only hospital in Michigan to receive this award for the fourth year in a row. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Congratulations, Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Receives the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) Get with the Guidelines®–Stroke GOLD PLUS Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Achievement Award!

Antimicrobial Stewardship Research Accepted for Presentation at European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

The research team of Thomas Beuschel, PharmD; Julie Belfer, PharmD; Lisa Dumkow, PharmD; and Andrew Jameson, MD, had their work accepted for presentation at the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) in Madrid, Spain. The team studied the impact of different antimicrobial stewardship practices on prescribing for community-acquired pneumonia among three different … Read more Antimicrobial Stewardship Research Accepted for Presentation at European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Post Graduate Year 1 Pharmacy Practice Resident, Lauren Fay, Receives National Research Recognition

Lauren Fay, a current Post Graduate Year 1 (PGY1) pharmacy resident at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, was awarded the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Foundation Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based research grant for her longitudinal research project titled, “The Urgent Need for Urgent Care Antimicrobial Stewardship: Evaluating Prescribing Appropriateness and Patient Outcomes Associated with a Pharmacist-led Culture Follow-up Program.” … Read more Post Graduate Year 1 Pharmacy Practice Resident, Lauren Fay, Receives National Research Recognition

The Indomitable Andrea ‘Speedie’ Hampton

“I have MS, but MS doesn’t have me.” Thirty-three-year-old Andrea ‘Speedie’ Hampton shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon, despite her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS). Her passion has always been sports, and this driven, competitive woman was, and continues to be, active in many sports. Speedie has found creative ways to adapt her … Read more The Indomitable Andrea ‘Speedie’ Hampton

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Showed Magnet® Site Appraisers “What We Do Best Every Day”

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s hosted three Magnet® site appraisers as part of its re-designation process, answering questions and guiding them through “what we do best every day,” according to Theresa McGuire, MSN RN-BC, Coordinator, Magnet Program at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, “which is providing excellent nursing care to those entrusted to us.” Nearly 100 colleagues … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Showed Magnet® Site Appraisers “What We Do Best Every Day”

Epilepsy Center at Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences Earns Level IV Recertification

Mercy Health Epilepsy Center has once again earned accreditation as a level IV epilepsy center by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC), valid through 2019. In addition, the center’s name will be sent to U.S. News & World Report. “Our epilepsy center has been accredited as a level IV by the NAEC for more … Read more Epilepsy Center at Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences Earns Level IV Recertification

Discovering the Fun of Being Healthy

Pedaling for Better Health at The Ride 2018 “There was an elephant on my chest,” said Bob Johnson of Grand Haven. Unable to breathe, he found himself hospitalized four years ago. Johnson’s diagnosis was severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), but he did not take it seriously. He admitted to lighting up just 20 minutes … Read more Discovering the Fun of Being Healthy

Mercy Health Aims to Secure Permanent State Funding for “Stop the Bleed” Programming

Mercy Health, as a member of the Michigan Trauma Coalition (MTC), is dedicated to the reduction of traumatic injuries while developing better care and treatment of trauma patients in Michigan. Among the many programs supported by the Michigan Trauma Coalition is the “Stop the Bleed” movement which advocates for the education, engagement and empowerment of … Read more Mercy Health Aims to Secure Permanent State Funding for “Stop the Bleed” Programming

Daniel M. Roper, MD, Receives Richard M. DeVos Award from the American Heart Association

The American Heart Association honors three deserving individuals – Daniel M. Roper, MD, Brett Knoop and Phil Miedema – with the Richard M. DeVos Award at the Grand Rapids Heart Ball on April 13 at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. This award is given annually to an individual or individuals who demonstrate a tireless … Read more Daniel M. Roper, MD, Receives Richard M. DeVos Award from the American Heart Association