Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Announces Chief Medical Officer

Brandon Francis, MD, MPH, chosen to fill role Grand Rapids, Mich. (March 2, 2022) – Mercy Health Saint Mary’s is pleased to announce Brandon Francis, MD, MPH, as the new chief medical officer, effective mid-May 2022. He will succeed Matt Biersack, MD, who has continued to fill the role on an interim basis after being … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Announces Chief Medical Officer

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Nationally Recognized as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek

Grand Rapids, Mich. (January 10, 2022) – Mercy Health Saint Mary’s was named to Newsweek’s 2021 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals. The distinction recognizes facilities that have provided exceptional care to mothers, newborns and their families, as verified by the 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Survey. Best Maternity Care Hospitals is part of Newsweek’s Best Health … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Nationally Recognized as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek

Federal team Arrives at Mercy Health Muskegon to Support Health Care Workers Treating COVID-19 Patients

15-person team from the U.S. Air Force assigned for 30 days Muskegon, Mich. (January 4, 2022) – At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Air Force members arrived at Mercy Health Muskegon on December 30, 2021 to help provide much-needed medical assistance onsite. This 15-person team will support the health care … Read more Federal team Arrives at Mercy Health Muskegon to Support Health Care Workers Treating COVID-19 Patients

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s and Network180 Partner on Behavioral Health Crisis Center

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s and Network180 have formalized a private-public partnership to create a Behavioral Health Crisis Center (BHCC) serving the West Michigan community. The BHCC will be located on Mercy Health Saint Mary’s campus in downtown Grand Rapids, with a goal of opening in late 2022. Individuals will be able to access services via … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s and Network180 Partner on Behavioral Health Crisis Center

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Earns 2021 Leapfrog Top Teaching Hospital Award for Outstanding Quality and Safety

Grand Rapids, Mich. (December 7, 2021) – Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s was named a Top Teaching Hospital nationally by The Leapfrog Group. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive awards American hospitals can receive. The Top … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Earns 2021 Leapfrog Top Teaching Hospital Award for Outstanding Quality and Safety

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Recognized with an ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

GRAND RAPIDS, MI, (Nov. 10, 2021) – Mercy Health Saint Mary’s received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for fall 2021. This national distinction recognizes achievement in protecting patients from harm and error within each respective hospital. The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to general … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Recognized with an ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Saint Mary’s Foundation Announces Grant to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan for “Dodge the Punch”

Neighborhood barbers will reach out to Black men about health issues GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – (October 20, 2021) – “Dodge the Punch” is back! The National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (NKFM) and Mercy Health’s Browning Claytor Health Center in Grand Rapids will begin training Black barbers to implement the “Dodge the Punch” program, aimed primarily … Read more Saint Mary’s Foundation Announces Grant to the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan for “Dodge the Punch”

Trinity Health Michigan Hospitals Among Most Technologically Advanced in America

CANTON and GRAND RAPIDS, Oct. 15, 2021 — The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced that all Trinity Health Michigan hospitals, which includes Mercy Health and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, have earned 2021 CHIME Digital Health “Most Wired” recognitions.  The annual survey assesses how effectively health care organizations incorporate core and advanced … Read more Trinity Health Michigan Hospitals Among Most Technologically Advanced in America

Mercy Health Muskegon Announces Chief Nursing Officer

Linda Dunmore, RN, MSN, chosen to fill role Muskegon, Mich. (October 1, 2021) – After an extensive nationwide search, Mercy Health Muskegon is pleased to announce Linda Dunmore, RN, MSN, as its new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). She has served in an expanded role since May 2021, as both senior director of Clinical Services and … Read more Mercy Health Muskegon Announces Chief Nursing Officer

Physician & Nurse leaders from 21 hospital systems across Michigan plead for vaccinations

An open letter urges Michiganders to get vaccinated before it’s too late DETROIT, Mich. (Sept. 1) – Medical leaders from 21 hospital systems signed an open letter to Michigan residents pleading for people to get vaccinated. The letter comes after an increase of COVID-19 cases across the state, which leaders warn could turn into a … Read more Physician & Nurse leaders from 21 hospital systems across Michigan plead for vaccinations