A Letter to Region 6 Communities

The health care systems within Region 6 are at a tipping point – our individual and collective resources are being overwhelmed, and we need our communities’ help to get back on track. For all Michigan Region 6 care providers, the health and well-being of our patients, their families, our communities and our team members are … Read more A Letter to Region 6 Communities

How to Talk with Family and Friends About the COVID-19 Vaccine

As health care professionals, we have a responsibility to be public health leaders in our communities. An important way to fulfill that responsibility is by respectfully sharing accurate and science-based information about the vaccine—especially with those who might be hesitant. Public discourse around COVID-19 vaccines has become highly charged, with widespread misinformation creating confusion and … Read more How to Talk with Family and Friends About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Preparing for Flu Season: COVID Boosters & Flu Vaccines

COVID-19 & Flu: What you should know The flu and COVID-19 have some similarities in symptoms such as fever, cough, shortness of breath, tiredness, sore throat, runny nose, body aches and stomach issues. If you feel sick with any of those symptoms, or if you’ve been in close contact with a person known to have … Read more Preparing for Flu Season: COVID Boosters & Flu Vaccines

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety for the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s was awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Mercy Health Saint Mary’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. The Leapfrog Group is a national nonprofit organization committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers. The Safety … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety for the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Mercy Health Muskegon Transitions Hackley Campus Urgent Care Space to Hackley Community Care

Muskegon, Mich. (April 16, 2021) – Mercy Health Muskegon Hackley Campus Urgent Care operations will officially transition to Hackley Community Care (HCC) on May 10, 2021. Hackley Community Care plans to bring enhanced patient services to the 30,000 sq. ft. space, formerly Mercy Health Hackley Campus Emergency Department. This expands Hackley Community Care’s services to … Read more Mercy Health Muskegon Transitions Hackley Campus Urgent Care Space to Hackley Community Care

Mercy Health and UHS Announce Plans to Build Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital

Havenwyck Hospital, an affiliate of Universal Health Services (NYSE: UHS), was issued a state Certificate of Need (CON) Proposed Decision on March 29, 2021, tentatively approving development of a new inpatient behavioral health hospital with 60 adult inpatient beds. The proposed facility will include space for the development of 24 additional inpatient beds for geriatric … Read more Mercy Health and UHS Announce Plans to Build Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital

Observing Black History Month With Leadership Profiles in Diversity

Over the next month, to celebrate Black History Month, we will be publishing profiles of medical leaders of color from a range of functions and professional experience to spotlight how diversity makes us stronger, more vital. Darryl Cook,  St. Mary Mercy Livonia, Nurse Manager is Inspired by his Team, Passion for Service How has being … Read more Observing Black History Month With Leadership Profiles in Diversity

Mercy Health, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Launch Social Care Hotline to Address Community Needs

Hospital staff provide hands-on support for open enrollment, community resources Mercy Health and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, which together comprise the Michigan region of Trinity Health, has implemented a social care hotline to connect individuals with needed support, including access to food, transportation, health insurance, medication assistance, dependent care and more. “As a leading … Read more Mercy Health, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Launch Social Care Hotline to Address Community Needs

Trinity Health Joins Top U.S. Hospitals in Plea for Everyone to #MaskUp

Trinity Health, the national parent organization of Mercy Health and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, has partnered with a hundred of the nation’s top health systems, representing thousands of hospitals in communities across the U.S., to make the urgent plea for all Americans to mask up in an effort to slow the surging COVID-19 pandemic. … Read more Trinity Health Joins Top U.S. Hospitals in Plea for Everyone to #MaskUp