Mercy Health welcomes Andrew Fras, MD, and Blake Miller, DO, both who specialize in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic trauma surgery. To make a referral to Fras or Miller, please call 616-685-2663. Visit MercyHealth.com to learn more about Fras and Miller.
More than one-third of adults in the U.S. have skipped or delayed necessary medical care due to fear of COVID-19 exposure and limited care access during the pandemic, according to research funded by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. So why have people delayed or skipped necessary care? It’s primarily a question of perceived risk, says Mercy … Read more Why People Continue to Delay Cardiovascular Care
Our vaccine supply from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services remains steady with vaccine still currently allocated at 60 percent to health departments and 40 percent to health systems across the state. We continue our strategy of providing our vaccine allotment to our local health departments and employed physician groups, where eligible community … Read more COVID-19 Vaccination Update (2/23/21)
In celebration of Black History Month, Mercy Health is spotlighting some of our many colleagues who are contributing to the health and safety of our patients and the communities of West Michigan. Tanisha Norman CPhT, LPhT Technician, 340B Purchasing Analyst Mercy Health Question: How long have you been working at Mercy Health? What is your … Read more Mercy Health Colleague Spotlight
In celebration of Black History Month, Mercy Health is spotlighting some of our many colleagues who are contributing to the health and safety of our patients and the communities of West Michigan. Ashley Screws, MD Anesthesiologist Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Dr. Ashley Screws is originally from Detroit but has lived many places for her studies. … Read more Mercy Health Colleague Spotlight
Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 large bunch kale ½ cup blueberries (or seasonal fruit of your choice) ½ cup crumbled feta Salt and pepper to taste Dressing: ½ cup canola (or other vegetable) oil ¼ cup apple cider vinegar 1 tsp. salt 2 Tbsp. honey 1 Tbsp. minced garlic Directions: Make the dressing: combine oil, vinegar, … Read more Feta Kale Salad with a Honey-Garlic Vinaigrette
In celebration of Black History Month, Mercy Health is spotlighting some of our many colleagues in Muskegon and Grand Rapids who are contributing to the health and safety of our patients and the communities of West Michigan. Below you will find links to the various profiles of colleagues we have highlighted in February. They … Read more Spotlight on Mercy Health Colleagues During Black History Month
Did you know you can still eat local Michigan produce even on a 6-degree, snowy February day? It’s true — there are greens galore, root vegetables for days, and apples aplenty. Not to mention all the frozen or preserved foods that are available. How are we growing greens with a foot of snow on the … Read more Seasonal Eating During the Dark Days of a Michigan Winter
Stephanie “Marie” DeWildt BSN, RN, was nominated for this prestigious award by one of her patients. The nomination read: “Stephanie “Marie” DeWildt, BSN, RN, works in Hauenstein Neurosciences Center. She has been caring for me for several years. It is important to thank her and share my story of why Marie is so special. “When … Read more Mercy Health February 2021 DAISY Award Recipient
In an effort to keep our communities as informed as possible, we will be providing weekly updates of our COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts. See the amount of doses we have received per hospital this week and how those doses are being used in the chart below.