Herman Miller Supplies “Mercy Masks” and 3D Face Shields

Herman Miller and the Herman Miller Cares Foundation have tapped into the energy and talents of their sewing specialists, retirees and volunteers to sew thousands of facemasks. Herman Miller is a global furniture-manufacturing firm with locations including the United Kingdom, Mexico, Brazil, Wisconsin, as well as Holland and Spring Lake, Michigan. Recently, Penny Garlock, Project … Read more Herman Miller Supplies “Mercy Masks” and 3D Face Shields

Mercy Health Physician Partners Re-Opens Five Clinics

Designated locations treat patients with non-COVID symptoms; virtual care options As Mercy Health and Mercy Health Physician Partners begin to resume time-sensitive procedures and health care services, the following Mercy Health Physician Partners locations will re-open on Monday, May 18: Mercy Health Physician Partners Norton Family Practice Mercy Health Physician Partners West Olive Mercy Health … Read more Mercy Health Physician Partners Re-Opens Five Clinics

“Heaven-sent” Nurse Helps Mom Through Birth During COVID-19 Pandemic

Having a baby can be overwhelming for any family, but preparing to have a baby during the COVID-19 pandemic adds much more stress to the situation. Fortunately for Kate Smith and Tommy Tripp, their birth team at Mercy Health was a trusted family obstetrician and “heaven-sent nurses” who provided excellent care as they prepared to … Read more “Heaven-sent” Nurse Helps Mom Through Birth During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mercy Health and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System reinstate time-sensitive procedures and surgeries

Hospitals also encourage emergency room, virtual visits for continued, safe care As the positive impact of social distancing begins to flatten the curve for COVID-19 cases statewide, Mercy Health and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System are resuming select services and surgeries to safely provide clinically necessary care for the health and well-being of area patients. … Read more Mercy Health and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System reinstate time-sensitive procedures and surgeries

Amid COVID-19 Response, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Receives “A” Grade for Patient Safety

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assigns A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationally for patient safety, announced that Mercy Health Saint Mary’s has received an “A” ranking on its Spring 2020 scorecard.  Amid its response to COVID-19, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s was awarded an “A” for its commitment to keeping patients … Read more Amid COVID-19 Response, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Receives “A” Grade for Patient Safety

Amid COVID-19 response, Mercy Health Hackley Campus Receives “A” Grade for Patient Safety

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assigns A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationally for patient safety, announced that Mercy Health Hackley Campus has received an “A” ranking on its Spring 2020 scorecard.  Amid its response to COVID-19, Mercy Health Hackley Campus was awarded an “A” for its commitment to keeping patients … Read more Amid COVID-19 response, Mercy Health Hackley Campus Receives “A” Grade for Patient Safety

Bridging the Gap: Video Chat Technology Connects Patients with Loved Ones During Pandemic

One of the most poignant challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic is that patients typically cannot see their loved ones in person. While visitor restrictions are currently necessary, patients and their loved ones are often desperate to see each other, especially in times of severe illness. To address this, colleagues at St. Joseph Mercy Health System … Read more Bridging the Gap: Video Chat Technology Connects Patients with Loved Ones During Pandemic

Celebrating Our Heroes: A Reflection for National Nurses Week and Health Care Week

By Scott Opperman and Kathy Schell The Gospels report that Jesus said: “If you want to save your lives, you must lose them.” One way of understanding this is that when we become self-absorbed, so focused on ourselves, we oddly become unfree and unfulfilled. Life seems dangerous all around us and we can become debilitated. … Read more Celebrating Our Heroes: A Reflection for National Nurses Week and Health Care Week