December 2020 Mercy Health Friend of Nursing Award Recipient

Emily Tassoni, a certified Psych Technician from Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Psych Med Unit was nominated in September 2020 for the Friend of Nursing Award. Our staff recognizes Emily as an outstanding role model. The Nursing Practice & Environment Council (NPEC) agrees and selected Emily to receive the Friend of Nursing Award for December 2020.  … Read more December 2020 Mercy Health Friend of Nursing Award Recipient

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. Arrysha Gant, RMA Registered Medical Assistant Hauenstein Neuroscience Center Arrysha Gant, RMA, attended grade school in Grand Rapids, but moved to Chicago to … Read more Colleague Spotlight

World Day of Social Justice 2021 Reflection

February 20, 2021 Rev. Dr. Paul Arnold, BCC, Mission and Spiritual Care Manager, Glacier Hills Senior Living God has told you, O mortal, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:8 In 2007, the United … Read more World Day of Social Justice 2021 Reflection

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. Andola Mathis, MD Obstetrics and Gynecology Mercy Health Physician Partners OB/GYN Downtown Dr. Andola Mathis is not only a very busy physician for … Read more Colleague Spotlight

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. Te’Andrea McDaniel, MSN, RN Cardiac Telemetry Mercy Health Muskegon Te’Andrea (Tia) McDaniel, RN, has worked with COVID patients throughout the pandemic. Seeing patients … Read more Mercy Health Colleague Spotlight

ASH WEDNESDAY REFELCTION: THE PASCHAL MYSTERY BEFORE US

By Dave Nantais, Director of Mission Integration, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor/Livingston Wednesday, February 17 might be the official beginning of Lent, but many of us have felt stuck in Lent for the past eleven months due to COVID-19.   Each year people often ask, “What are you giving up for Lent?” This year my … Read more ASH WEDNESDAY REFELCTION: THE PASCHAL MYSTERY BEFORE US

Healthy & Delicious Cookies

Ingredients:4 tablespoons unsalted butter4 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce, drained3/4 cup packed brown sugar1 egg1 tablespoon vanilla extract1/2 cup all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt3/4 cup dried cherries (may substitute other dried fruit)1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut1/2 cup low-fat granola with no dried fruit1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips Preparation:1. Preheat oven to 325 … Read more Healthy & Delicious Cookies

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. Sam Cunningham, RN, BSN Quality Assurance Coordinator Mercy Health Muskegon As an RN, Sam Cunningham has worked jobs [some as part-time and some … Read more Mercy Health Colleague Spotlight

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. Nnaemeka E. Egwuatu, MD Infectious Disease Specialist Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Raised in Nigeria and trained on three continents, Dr. Nnaemeka Egwuatu works … Read more Mercy Health Colleague Spotlight

An American succumbs to heart disease every 36 seconds. Take action to lower your risk. 

With over 600,000 victims a year, this silent epidemic is the leading cause of death for men, women, and most ethnicities. But February is Heart Month and the perfect time to take action to protect yourself. Warning Signs It’s easy to put off taking care of our heart health. But with 50% of adults affected … Read more An American succumbs to heart disease every 36 seconds. Take action to lower your risk.