Completely Unexpected

It was Matt and Kris Hop’s first experience with childbirth, and as with most couples, they were expecting a full-term birthing experience…but that’s not what happened. Instead, their precious son, Jaden, “decided he was going to come join the world at 26 weeks and four days,” said Matt. “He weighed 2 pounds, 3.5 ounces and … Read more Completely Unexpected

New Director of Mission Integration Joins Mercy Health Muskegon

Cory Mitchell is announced as the new director of Mission Integration at Mercy Health Muskegon, effective March 2, 2020. Mitchell holds a Doctorate in Bioethics and Health Policy from Loyola University Chicago and also earned a Master of Arts in Health Care Mission Leadership, a Graduate Certificate in Bioethics and Health Policy and a Bachelor … Read more New Director of Mission Integration Joins Mercy Health Muskegon

Lowering Your Risk for Disease

Did you know that according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics eating a healthier diet is one of the first lines of defense in the prevention of type 2 diabetes and heart disease? March is National Nutrition Month and Mercy Health would like to encourage you to care for yourself, and your loved ones, … Read more Lowering Your Risk for Disease

Hispanic Center of West Michigan and National Kidney Foundation of Michigan Receive Grant from Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s (MHSM) has awarded a $70,000 grant to the Hispanic Center of West Michigan and the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan to provide culturally appropriate nutrition and healthy lifestyle education to the Hispanic community. Participants will: Participate in cooking demonstrations Attend grocery store tours Receive assistance with enrollment and education about government … Read more Hispanic Center of West Michigan and National Kidney Foundation of Michigan Receive Grant from Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

Volunteer Opportunities for Heartside Gleaning’s Good Food Box Program  

In partnership with Mercy Health Saint Mary’s, Heartside Gleaning will be packing and distributing boxes of “Good Food,” i.e., fresh produce, weekly, to give to individuals and families participating in nutrition education programs with The Hispanic Center of West Michigan and The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan. Our vision is for a healthier community through … Read more Volunteer Opportunities for Heartside Gleaning’s Good Food Box Program  

Resilience by “Pushing Through the Issues at Hand”

While a Clinical Engineering department exists in nearly every hospital in the country, Mercy Health Muskegon has an extraordinary team that meets each challenge they encounter. Led by Director Brian Barker, Clinical Engineering (CE) colleagues take in, process and prioritize work orders to ensure that every FDA-regulated piece of equipment is functioning properly within Mercy … Read more Resilience by “Pushing Through the Issues at Hand”

Friend of Nursing “Ray of Sunshine” and “Friend to Everyone on Unit”

  Friend of Nursing Award recipient Cortnie Walsworth serves as a health unit coordinator on the 7 floor. Walsworth was nominated by both patient family members and nurses on the 7th floor who genuinely appreciate her and was awarded for December 2019 at Mercy Health Muskegon. Here are a few examples of the nominations taken … Read more Friend of Nursing “Ray of Sunshine” and “Friend to Everyone on Unit”

Wound Center of Excellence Awarded to Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Wound Care

Mercy Health is pleased to announce Saint Mary’s Wound Care is a recipient of RestorixHealth’s Center of Excellence award. Recipients of this award meet or exceed national wound care quality benchmarks over a six-month period. “This achievement exemplifies the quality of care that we provide for our patients every day at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Wound … Read more Wound Center of Excellence Awarded to Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Wound Care

Managing Your Health While Living with a Chronic Condition

Have you recently been diagnosed with a chronic condition? Are you not able to properly manage your symptoms? Do you feel confused about the appropriate care needed to successfully manage your condition and prevent additional illnesses? If so, review your health benefits for special programs designed to assist and support individuals with your condition so … Read more Managing Your Health While Living with a Chronic Condition

Cheryl Goodell Named New Chief Human Resources Officer for Mercy Health Muskegon

Mercy Health is pleased to announce that Cheryl Goodell, MSA, SHRM, is the new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) serving Mercy Health Muskegon. Mary Rosser will now be serving Mercy Health Physician Partners and Mercy Health Saint Mary’s full-time as their CHRO, with Cheryl Goodell dedicated to Mercy Health Muskegon. Cheryl brings nearly 20 years … Read more Cheryl Goodell Named New Chief Human Resources Officer for Mercy Health Muskegon