Remembering the Fallen, Honoring the Veterans

Memorial Day is about remembering and honoring the men and women who have nobly given their lives for our country. “It is a day to remember those who paid for all of our freedoms with their lives,” said Chris G. Briggs, PA-C, at Mercy Health Norton Shores and a U.S. Army veteran. “It’s about the … Read more Remembering the Fallen, Honoring the Veterans

Melanoma Awareness

Summer weather has arrived in Michigan. With the warm temperatures, come more hours of sun. While the sun has many health benefits when enjoyed safely, it can also be very dangerous.  Dr. Jill Onesti, surgical oncologist with Mercy Health Lacks Cancer Center, part of the Cancer Network of West Michigan, recently shared with the West … Read more Melanoma Awareness

In Celebration of National Nurses Week: Reflections by Emergency Department Nurse Kristina Forman, RN

Kristina Forman first walked the halls at Mercy Health Muskegon while in nursing school. She applied for a paid externship, which allowed her to become more familiar with a hospital setting and feel more confident about providing patient care. “My nursing externship opened my eyes to what nursing is and how amazing nurses are,” Forman … Read more In Celebration of National Nurses Week: Reflections by Emergency Department Nurse Kristina Forman, RN

Celebrating National Nurses Week: Reflections by Intensive Care Unit Nurse Rachel Edgett, RN, BSN

Nurses have been through a lot this past year. Now more than ever, they continue to be unremitting advocates for their patients. Rachel Edgett, RN, BSN, has worked in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s her entire career. What follows are her candid answers to questions about nursing, Mercy Health, and … Read more Celebrating National Nurses Week: Reflections by Intensive Care Unit Nurse Rachel Edgett, RN, BSN