Living Life Without Limits

No longer held back by their weight, two strangers become friends through shared experiences and healthier lifestyle choices. If you would have told Jill Veen and Jen Moses nine months ago that they could complete a wheeled luge course, hike for miles in the woods, or successfully paddle board through Muskegon Lake, neither of them … Read more Living Life Without Limits

NICU Reunion Celebrates Our Littlest Superheroes

Previously the smallest patients at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, graduates of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) made a big splash on Tuesday, August 21. Over 400 babies, children and parents gathered for a celebration and reunion at the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum. “We had a super hero theme this year, which I believe depicts … Read more NICU Reunion Celebrates Our Littlest Superheroes

Listen to Your Body

A stroke patient urges others to pay attention to their symptoms. The night his “speech was a mess,” John Roberts, a disk jockey with a 27-year career in radio, ignored his symptoms. “I went to the store to buy cigarettes, and I couldn’t talk. I was so confused,” he recalled. Rather than call 9-1-1, Roberts … Read more Listen to Your Body

1,000+ Kids Get Backpacks at Back-to-School Bash

Record-breaking Attendance at Annual Event, Hosted by Heartside Health Center Staff In its fourth year, the annual Back-to-School Bash, hosted by Mercy Health Heartside Health Center, saw a record-breaking turnout of children for backpacks and other school-related giveaways on Saturday, August 18, 2018. “Each year, the event builds upon itself, meeting the needs of our … Read more 1,000+ Kids Get Backpacks at Back-to-School Bash

Life-saving Measures Extend Beyond People at Mercy Health

Mercy Health Security Department Rescues and Adopts Abandoned Dog From Hospital Ramp “She and I seemed to have an instant connection,” said Eric Shields of his rescued and newly adopted dog, Luna, who was found abandoned, dehydrated and filthy in a car on the premises of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Campus earlier in 2018. On … Read more Life-saving Measures Extend Beyond People at Mercy Health

Longtime Lakeshore Hospital President Retiring

Jay Bryan, president of Mercy Health Lakeshore Campus, will retire on September 30, 2018. Jay has been with Mercy Health since 1997 and is a trusted and proven leader who will be greatly missed by patients and colleagues alike. Over the course of Jay’s tenure, he has been recognized for his financial acumen, servant leadership style … Read more Longtime Lakeshore Hospital President Retiring

Annual Nana’s Run Generously Benefits the ALS Program at Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences

Celebrating its fifth year in 2018, Nana’s Run 5K annually raises hundreds of thousands of dollars and helps spread awareness about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, a neurodegenerative disease that progressively destroys the motor neurons throughout a person’s body. This year was no different, with Nana’s Run 5K donating money … Read more Annual Nana’s Run Generously Benefits the ALS Program at Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences

Mercy Health SAINT MARY’S HOSPITAL CELEBRATES 125 YEARS

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s to host various events in honor of anniversary milestone Mercy Health Saint Mary’s announces the hospital’s 125th anniversary on Aug. 18th, 2018. The hospital is marking its monumental milestone throughout the year, with numerous colleague and community events scheduled from mid-August through December. “It is with great pride that our local … Read more Mercy Health SAINT MARY’S HOSPITAL CELEBRATES 125 YEARS

July 2018 DAISY Award Recipient at Mercy Health Muskegon

The July 2018 Mercy Health Muskegon DAISY Award winner is Elise Pavlige, RN, from the Intensive Care Unit on the Mercy Campus.  Elise was nominated by one of her colleagues on the unit. “Elise is the kind of nurse you imagine when you think of what a nurse should be.  She has such a big … Read more July 2018 DAISY Award Recipient at Mercy Health Muskegon