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

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Welcomes New President

Matt Biersack, MD, chosen to fill role Grand Rapids, Mich. (August 23, 2021) – After an extensive nationwide search, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s has named Matt Biersack, MD, as its new president, effective immediately. Dr. Biersack has served in an expanded role since March 2021 as interim president in addition to chief medical officer (CMO), … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Welcomes New President

Final Agreement Clears Way for Innovative Cardiovascular Collaboration to Serve West Michigan

Grand Rapids, Mich., July 26, 2021 – With a joint operating agreement finalized today, the Cardiovascular Network of West Michigan ushers in a new era of collaboration, innovation, expertise and choice for patients across the region. The network brings together Metro Health – University of Michigan Health (becoming University of Michigan Health-West), Mercy Health Saint … Read more Final Agreement Clears Way for Innovative Cardiovascular Collaboration to Serve West Michigan

Muskegon Water Safety Task Force Recognizes “World Drowning Prevention Day”

Launches water safety survey for Muskegon County Muskegon, Mich. (July 23, 2021) – The Muskegon Water Safety Task Force, led by Mercy Health Muskegon, plans to recognize World Drowning Prevention Day by launching a county-wide water safety survey.  Earlier this year, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution recognizing drowning as an … Read more Muskegon Water Safety Task Force Recognizes “World Drowning Prevention Day”

Trinity Health Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for All Colleagues

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Mercy Health and IHA included in decision LIVONIA, MICH., July 8, 2021 – Trinity Health today announced effective immediately, the national health system will require all colleagues, clinical staff, contractors, and those conducting business in its health care facilities be vaccinated against COVID-19. The requirement applies to Trinity Health’s more … Read more Trinity Health Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for All Colleagues

Lake Michigan Credit Union and Mercy Health Muskegon Partner to Promote Water Safety

Band Together Campaign supports life jacket loaner boards at public parks in Muskegon County MUSKEGON, Michigan (June 29, 2021) – For the fifth year, Lake Michigan Credit Union (LMCU) has selected Mercy Health Muskegon as the recipient of its Band Together Campaign, which encourages members and staff to donate to support kids’ care in their … Read more Lake Michigan Credit Union and Mercy Health Muskegon Partner to Promote Water Safety

Mercy Health Muskegon Receives Michigan Health & Hospital Association Ludwig Community Benefit Award

Award recognizes partnership in the Coalition for a Drug Free Muskegon County Muskegon, Mich. (June 24, 2021) – Mercy Health Muskegon has received the 2021 Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Ludwig Community Benefit Award for its partnership in the Coalition for a Drug Free Muskegon County (DFMC), an initiative of the Muskegon Community Health … Read more Mercy Health Muskegon Receives Michigan Health & Hospital Association Ludwig Community Benefit Award

Educate Yourself and Help Empower Those Living with Chronic Kidney Disease

Contributed by Judith Mayer, MD On March 11, World Kidney Day focuses our attention on kidney health and encourages meaningful conversations to promote awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and to express support for those living with this serious illness.  CKD occurs when a person’s kidneys become damaged and cannot clean blood as efficiently as … Read more Educate Yourself and Help Empower Those Living with Chronic Kidney Disease

West Michigan Vaccine Clinic Requests Volunteers from the Community

Volunteers contributing 20 hours of service or more to qualify for vaccination The West Michigan Vaccination Clinic and its partner organizations want to thank the thousands of people who have responded to our call for volunteers. The generosity of our West Michigan community is incredible. Because of the significant response, we are pausing volunteer signups … Read more West Michigan Vaccine Clinic Requests Volunteers from the Community

Mercy Health Opens New Facility in Norton Shores

Mercy Health has opened a new, 42,000-square-foot facility at 3570 Henry Street, previously the location of the former Kmart, on the corner of Seminole in Norton Shores. The new facility offers Primary Care, Behavioral Health, X-ray, Lab Services, Lakeshore Laser and Aesthetics and Rehabilitation Services including Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy. It will also include … Read more Mercy Health Opens New Facility in Norton Shores