More than 200 Area Residents Attend Browning Claytor Health Center Community Celebration

Browning Claytor Health Center, a community benefit ministry of Mercy Health, recently celebrated the legacy of one of its namesake doctors, Robert Claytor, MD, with a community open house. The celebration on Wednesday, September 26 had over 200 attendees and included a barbecue, live music and an opportunity to learn about community resources. “The event … Read more More than 200 Area Residents Attend Browning Claytor Health Center Community Celebration

First “Living Our Values” Colleagues Award Recipients in Region

The best part of Mercy Health is our people. We routinely go above and beyond the call to create a patient experience that’s second to none. In celebration of those who set the standard, eight colleagues, four from Mercy Health Muskegon and four from Mercy Health Grand Rapids each quarter will be selected to receive … Read more First “Living Our Values” Colleagues Award Recipients in Region

Congrats to Connie Strbich, DO, and Mercy Health Ludington – Voted Readers’ Choices for Area!

According to the Ludington Daily News, both Mercy Health Ludington and Connie Strbich, DO, have been listed as Readers’ Choice Award winners for fall 2018. Strbich was voted as Readers’ Choice, Best of the Best Physicians by Ludington Daily News. She serves patients at Mercy Health Physician Partners Sable Point Family Care. Her office provides … Read more Congrats to Connie Strbich, DO, and Mercy Health Ludington – Voted Readers’ Choices for Area!

Mercy Health Consolidation: The Perspective of Retired Nurse and Volunteer Barb Wikander

I have been a resident of Muskegon my entire life and was born at the original Mercy Hospital. As a nurse, I worked at Mercy’s present-day hospital. I worked out of state for a while, but my husband and I returned to Muskegon because being closer to the family trumped living elsewhere. In all, I … Read more Mercy Health Consolidation: The Perspective of Retired Nurse and Volunteer Barb Wikander

Baljit Deol, MD, Neurointerventionalist Receives Physician Appreciation Award

Each quarter, an outstanding physician is selected for the Physician Appreciation Award, and none is more deserving than the fall 2018 recipient, Baljit Deol, MD, neurointerventionalist. Below is an excerpt from his nomination form: “Mercy Health and our community are very lucky to have Dr. Deol working in the Neurointervention department. Whether his patients are … Read more Baljit Deol, MD, Neurointerventionalist Receives Physician Appreciation Award

August 2018 Mercy Health Muskegon DAISY Award Recipient Shuling Gelderloos, BSN, RN

The August 2018 Mercy Health Muskegon DAISY Award recipient is Shuling Gelderloos, BSN, RN, from North 2 Labor & Delivery Unit at the Hackley Campus. Shuling was nominated by one of her patients. “Shuling was a wonderful nurse during my labor. She was caring, compassionate, courteous and attentive to all of my needs. She guided me during … Read more August 2018 Mercy Health Muskegon DAISY Award Recipient Shuling Gelderloos, BSN, RN

The Power of Gentle Touch: Volunteers Hold Newborn Babies Experiencing Drug Withdrawal

by Kristen Burke At Mercy Health’s Special Care Nursery in Muskegon, the Gentle Touch for Newborn Support volunteer program is providing necessary comfort and care to babies experiencing Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). The volunteers in this program are on-call to visit and hold these babies, giving them the personal contact they need to recover. “Our hospital … Read more The Power of Gentle Touch: Volunteers Hold Newborn Babies Experiencing Drug Withdrawal

September 2018 DAISY Award Recipient Jerome Niedzwiecki Nominated by Patient

Nominated by a patient in June 2018, Jerome Niedzwiecki, a clinical nurse who works in the Heart and Vascular Center, receives the Daisy Award at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s for September 2018. Niedzwiecki was selected by the Work Environment Council for his skills and compassionate care, which exemplify him as an outstanding role model. The … Read more September 2018 DAISY Award Recipient Jerome Niedzwiecki Nominated by Patient

Introducing “Be Remarkable”

New campaign features colleagues, patients; highlights Mercy Health’s mission Please watch the video! Every day at Mercy Health, we dedicate ourselves to being a compassionate, transforming, healing presence in the lives of patients.  Our mission  is why we exist — it’s what drives us. Our colleagues embody our enduring mission, values and uplifting spirit. The … Read more Introducing “Be Remarkable”

September 24 is MERCY DAY 2018: Reflections on a Remarkable Founder and a Remarkable Ministry

Catherine McAuley, founder of the Sisters of Mercy, is often pictured as she might have appeared during the last decade of her life: a Roman Catholic sister, dressed in full traditional habit, with a gentle smile on her serene face. She looks warm and welcoming, and seems to radiate caring, compassion, and a love for … Read more September 24 is MERCY DAY 2018: Reflections on a Remarkable Founder and a Remarkable Ministry