Mercy Health Celebrates Patients Who Have “Graduated” to Better Health

For several years now, two unique groups of Mercy Health patients and their families have been treated to a special, invitation-only event hosted by Mercy Health. Both events have marked the achievement of healthy goals that have transformed the lives of these patients and their families. On Friday, August 9, 2019, former Mercy Health bariatric … Read more Mercy Health Celebrates Patients Who Have “Graduated” to Better Health

Protecting Yourself and Others from Illness

Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) vaccines have prevented countless cases of infectious diseases and saved millions of lives? Mercy Health would like to encourage you to care for yourself, and your loved ones, by reminding you of the importance of immunizations as preventive care. According to … Read more Protecting Yourself and Others from Illness

Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences is Partner in $1.66 Million Grant to Transform Health Care for Michigan Children with Epilepsy

Michigan children with epilepsy will see improved outcomes through expanded services funded by a $1.66 million four-year grant that the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has received. The grant will fund the Michigan Pediatric Epilepsy Project. The focus of the grant is to improve health outcomes for children and youth with epilepsy, … Read more Mercy Health Hauenstein Neurosciences is Partner in $1.66 Million Grant to Transform Health Care for Michigan Children with Epilepsy

Matt Biersack, MD, Named Chief Medical Officer for Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

Mercy Health has named Matt Biersack, MD, CPPS, the new Chief Medical Officer for Mercy Health Saint Mary’s. He succeeds Dr. David Baumgartner, who will retire on August 30. Dr. Biersack began his career as an internal medicine resident at Mercy Health in 2007. He has served in various capacities since 2010, including as a … Read more Matt Biersack, MD, Named Chief Medical Officer for Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

Open House Celebrates Relocation of Muskegon Workplace Health Clinic 

An open house celebrating the relocation of Muskegon Workplace Health Clinic took place on Tuesday, August 13 and was attended by Mercy Health colleagues as well as many local employers. Located at 1670 E. Sherman Blvd. in Muskegon, the Clinic serves Mercy Health colleagues as well as thousands of employers in the Muskegon County area. … Read more Open House Celebrates Relocation of Muskegon Workplace Health Clinic 

Health Care Scrubs Camp Introduces Area Youth to Careers in Health Care

Mercy Health is committed to being a transforming, healing presence is our communities. But did you know that Mercy Health is also committed to introducing non-traditional students and minority youth to careers in health care? One such initiative took place in July 2019, thanks to a partnership between Mercy Health and Grand Rapids Community College … Read more Health Care Scrubs Camp Introduces Area Youth to Careers in Health Care

Patient Care Assistant Stephanie Schopieray Receives June 2019 Mercy Health Friends of Nursing Award

Stephanie Schopieray’s personal qualities of “excellence, compassion and respect” were highlighted in the Mercy Health Friends of Nursing Award nomination, submitted by a coworker who is an RN: A patient passed away during the night shift and the nurse was on the phone when the family arrived. Stephanie stepped up, greeted the family, sat with … Read more Patient Care Assistant Stephanie Schopieray Receives June 2019 Mercy Health Friends of Nursing Award

Diabetes and Endocrine Center Recognized by National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Congratulations to Mercy Health Physician Partners Diabetes and Endocrine Center for being recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), effective July 2019. The following Mercy Health providers are linked to this recognition:   Benjamin Borton, NP Emilie Collins, MD Leda Evans, NP Megan Fitzpatrick, NP Cyprian Gardine, MD Siobhan Kent, PA Susan Owen, … Read more Diabetes and Endocrine Center Recognized by National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Mercy Health Physician Partners Welcomes the Roossien Practice in West Olive

Five providers, practicing Family Medicine in West Olive, have joined Mercy Health Physician Partners. Led by Jack Roossien, MD, this practice is now called Mercy Health Physician Partners West Olive, and is located at 15151 Stanton St., on the northwest corner of US-31. Roossien has been practicing medicine in West Michigan for more than 30 … Read more Mercy Health Physician Partners Welcomes the Roossien Practice in West Olive

Helpful Tips for Those Living With Depression

From time to time we all experience feelings of worry, unhappiness or grief. However, when changes in mood interrupt one’s ability to eat, sleep, work and participate in once enjoyable activities, depression may be the cause. Those who live with depression may feel worn down, powerless and full of despair. Because of this, it can … Read more Helpful Tips for Those Living With Depression