Lifestyle Improvements and Self-Care Both Help Go a Long Way in Preventing Disease

June is Men’s Health Month, and Mercy Health would like to take this opportunity to encourage you to care for yourself, and your loved ones, by reminding you, or the men in your life, of the importance of taking the necessary steps to jump start positive lifestyle changes that will improve all aspects of well-being … Read more Lifestyle Improvements and Self-Care Both Help Go a Long Way in Preventing Disease

Mercy Health Treats Patients Like Family

Gabriela DeLaVega wants everyone to understand that there are no symptoms of high blood pressure until it is too late. Nearly half of adult Americans have high blood pressure, which is the most common controllable risk factor for stroke — the number five cause of death in the U.S. She should know, because her uncontrolled … Read more Mercy Health Treats Patients Like Family

Assistant Manager of Security Drake Kartes Receives Friend of Nursing Award

The Friend of Nursing Award is often submitted by a colleague, but in this case, Drake Kartes received the award because a patient acknowledged that he went above and beyond. In doing so, he served as a role model for others through his excellent service, respect for others, communication skills and compassion for our patients. … Read more Assistant Manager of Security Drake Kartes Receives Friend of Nursing Award

“Well-oiled Machine” – Comprehensive Stroke Team Saves Out-of-Towner’s Life

“Out of the way, coming through!” Overhead lights whizzed by 61-year-old Andrew Barta, who was lying on his back, immobile. He was having a massive stroke. As the clinical team raced Barta on a stretcher from the Emergency Department at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s to Interventional Radiology for an emergent mechanical thrombectomy, one of the … Read more “Well-oiled Machine” – Comprehensive Stroke Team Saves Out-of-Towner’s Life

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Earns 2019 Get With the Guidelines — Stroke GOLD PLUS with Honor Roll Elite Plus Achievement Award for the Fifth Year in a Row

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s is the only hospital in the state of Michigan to do so. Since 2014, each year the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have awarded Mercy Health Saint Mary’s with the Get with the Get With the Guidelines — Stroke GOLD PLUS with Honor Roll Elite Plus Achievement Award. Mercy … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Earns 2019 Get With the Guidelines — Stroke GOLD PLUS with Honor Roll Elite Plus Achievement Award for the Fifth Year in a Row

Mercy Health Celebrates Legacy of Hackley Campus and of Philanthropist Charles H. Hackley

  “It’s good to be a part of history,” said La Toya Jemison, Case Management, Mercy Health, of Hackley Day. Jemison and many other colleagues across Mercy Health paid tribute to the philanthropist Charles Hackley and to the legacy of Hackley Campus throughout Hackley Day, on May 23, 2019. Colleagues celebrated through a variety of … Read more Mercy Health Celebrates Legacy of Hackley Campus and of Philanthropist Charles H. Hackley

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Mercy Health Saint Mary’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety for the Spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Basil Lang Receives the Security Relationship-based Care, Unit-based Council Officer Achievement Award

On Wednesday May 15, Basil Lang received the Security Relationship-Based Care Unit-Based Council Officer Achievement Award. Basil began his career with Securitas at Mercy Health in Muskegon in 2007, and he has severed with dignity and integrity each and every day. Officers who work with Basil describe him as being professional, reliable and dedicated to … Read more Basil Lang Receives the Security Relationship-based Care, Unit-based Council Officer Achievement Award

Mercy Health’s Noble Purpose: Transforming Medical Care and Communities

In West Michigan, perhaps no other image better serves to distinguish Mercy Health from other health care organizations than that of the new medical center in Muskegon. It exemplifies Mercy Health’s commitment to delivering the highest quality patient care and to transforming the lives of the underserved by providing opportunities to participate in meaningful work. … Read more Mercy Health’s Noble Purpose: Transforming Medical Care and Communities

Mercy Health and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System “BeRemarkable” Campaigns Receive Awards

Our BeRemarkable campaigns for Mercy Health in West Michigan and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (in southeast Michigan) are being recognized in multiple ways. The Aster Award-winning video and commercial for West Michigan are listed below. Mercy Health BeRemarkable – Internal Video (Aster*, Gold) Mercy Health BeRemarkable Commercial Campaign (Aster*, Gold) Our award-winning BeRemarkable campaign … Read more Mercy Health and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System “BeRemarkable” Campaigns Receive Awards