Successful Wish-A-Mile® Ride for Team Trinity

After three grueling days of riding into the wind, the 300-mile cycling event, Wish-A-Mile®, which benefits Make-A-Wish® Michigan, was a success for Team Trinity. The cycling took place from July 26-28, 2019, and benefits hundreds of children, including Brynlee, the daughter of Mercy Health Colleague Ashlee Senn. Led by Rob Casalou, president and CEO of … Read more Successful Wish-A-Mile® Ride for Team Trinity

June 2019 DAISY Award Recipient Jessica Sayer “Was My Light” for Patient

In November 2018, Jessica Sayer, a nurse on PMU, was nominated for a DAISY Award by a patient. Sayer’s compassionate care and advocacy for patients exemplify her to our patients and their families. Our staff recognizes her as an outstanding role model. The Work Environment Council selected Sayer to receive the June 2019 Daisy Award. … Read more June 2019 DAISY Award Recipient Jessica Sayer “Was My Light” for Patient

It’s Remarkable to Love What You Do – Told by Dominic Green

Dominic Green, 22, is one of hundreds of local workers who have contributed to the construction of the new Mercy Health medical center in Muskegon. That fact alone may not be remarkable, but since the groundbreaking in 2017, 32 percent of the workforce has been “diverse”*— and that is noteworthy. Early on, Mercy Health Muskegon … Read more It’s Remarkable to Love What You Do – Told by Dominic Green

Retirement Announcement of Liz Murphy, Chief Nursing Officer, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

Elizabeth (Liz) Murphy, BScN, MSBA, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, vice president of Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer (CNO), announces her retirement. Murphy has been widely recognized as an innovative leader and a tireless advocate of nurses and the nursing profession. Her last day will be November 5, 2019. Combining her passion for nursing excellence, … Read more Retirement Announcement of Liz Murphy, Chief Nursing Officer, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

Team Trinity Ready to Ride Across Michigan for Wish Heroes

More than 55 colleagues will join Trinity Health Michigan President and CEO Rob Casalou and “Team Trinity” for the 32nd annual Wish-A-Mile bike tour through Michigan. Cyclists hailing from St. Joe’s, Mercy Health, System Office and IHA will pedal 300 miles from Traverse City to Eaton Proving Grounds over the course of three days from … Read more Team Trinity Ready to Ride Across Michigan for Wish Heroes

PCI Program Earns Accreditation From Corazon

Corazon Cites the Multidisciplinary Approach and Collaboration Among Team Members Corazon, Inc., a national leader in services for the cardiovascular specialty, has granted accreditation to the PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) program at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s. Commonly known by the term primary elective angioplasty, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s has performed 900 PCI procedures since April … Read more PCI Program Earns Accreditation From Corazon

David Baumgartner, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, to Retire

After a very successful 47-year career with Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, Dr. David Baumgartner has announced his retirement, effective September 6, 2019. Baumgartner’s history with Saint Mary’s spans from physician of Infectious Disease to administrative leadership, including as interim president from October 2018-May 2019. He began at Saint Mary’s at the age of 16, working … Read more David Baumgartner, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, to Retire

Generosity, Perfection and Love: Celebrating the Life of Sister Mary Maurita Sengelaub

Mary Maurita Sengelaub, RSM, former CEO of Saint Mary’s Hospital, now known as Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, passed away peacefully at the age of 101 on July 6, 2019. Throughout her 73 years in religious life, Sr. Maurita worked with the Sisters of Mercy to expand Catholic health care throughout the state of Michigan and … Read more Generosity, Perfection and Love: Celebrating the Life of Sister Mary Maurita Sengelaub

McKayla McDonald Receives May 2019 Friends of Nursing Award

Recipient of the coveted Friends of Nursing Award, McKayla McDonald works as a patient care assistant on the 7th floor of the Mercy Campus. She consistently exemplifies the following qualities, which are the criteria for this award. Accountability Excellence Communication Compassion Continuous Learning Respect An excerpt from her nomination follows: “McKayla consistently goes above and … Read more McKayla McDonald Receives May 2019 Friends of Nursing Award

Regular Screenings Can Help Catch Skin Cancer Early

Did you know that according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services the main cause of skin cancer is being exposed to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun? Warm summer weather often means taking part in more outdoor activities. While it’s important to be more active, when it comes to being out in … Read more Regular Screenings Can Help Catch Skin Cancer Early