Carlos Sanchez Welcomed to Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Board of Trustees

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Board of Trustees proudly announces Carlos Sanchez as its newest trustee, effective January 1, 2021. “We’re very excited about Carlos’ dedication and community involvement,” said Board Chair Srinivas Janardan, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s. “His beginnings in Mexico City to his migration to Grand Rapids brings a great wealth of experience and … Read more Carlos Sanchez Welcomed to Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Board of Trustees

First Second-dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Goes to Nurse Who Experienced COVID-19 Firsthand

“I strongly support anyone who is able to receive the vaccine because of the struggles I have gone through with COVID-19,” said Daniel Fischer, BSN, RN, GERO-BC 3 Lacks, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s.  “I had already contracted COVID-19 this past May and did not want to repeat that experience again.” Fischer’s firsthand experience with COVID-19 … Read more First Second-dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Goes to Nurse Who Experienced COVID-19 Firsthand

Special Deliveries: First Babies of 2021 at Mercy Health

Mercy Health delivered its first baby of 2021 at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s at 12:32 a.m., January 1, 2021. Henry Daniel Normandin was born to Brooke and Thom Normandin, weighing 7 lbs, 11oz and measuring 20 ½ in. Henry is the couple’s second son. “Because our first birth experience at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s was … Read more Special Deliveries: First Babies of 2021 at Mercy Health

Sonographer Receives 1,000th COVID-19 Vaccine at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

In less than a week after the first arrival of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s vaccinated its 1,000th colleague on Wednesday, Dec. 23, shortly after noon. “I was surprised to be the 1,000th,” said Sonographer Cindy Hecksel, who works in COVID-19 units at the hospital. “I wanted to get the vaccine to … Read more Sonographer Receives 1,000th COVID-19 Vaccine at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s

Santa Receives Gift of Health From St. Joe’s Livingston

Michael Omstead is known in the medical community as “Santa.” Each year, he dresses up and transforms into the jolly character to bring joy to the patients of local hospitals. This Christmas season, you won’t find Michael – aka Santa – roaming the halls of St. Joe’s Livingston and Brighton delivering holiday cheer. Instead, he’ll … Read more Santa Receives Gift of Health From St. Joe’s Livingston

What Do Our Emergency Dept. Colleagues Think About the COVID-19 Vaccine?

We asked Mercy Health colleagues in our Emergency Departments why they would be interested in getting the COVID-19 vaccine from Mercy Health, and this is what they said! (Colleagues, you may also leave your comments below! Note that participation in this blog post does not reserve your spot to receive the vaccine. Grand Rapids colleagues … Read more What Do Our Emergency Dept. Colleagues Think About the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Mercy Health Gives First COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Frontline Colleagues

Less than a year after COVID-19 appeared in West Michigan, select Mercy Health colleagues have voluntarily received the first doses of federally approved COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, December 17, 2020. Over the next several weeks, all colleagues will have an opportunity to receive the vaccine, beginning with those involved in direct COVID-19 patient care. The … Read more Mercy Health Gives First COVID-19 Vaccine Doses to Frontline Colleagues

What Do Our Colleagues Think About the COVID-19 Vaccine?

We asked Mercy Health colleagues from across the region why they would be interested in getting the COVID-19 vaccine from Mercy Health, and this is what they said! (Colleagues, you may also leave your comments below! Note that participation in this blog post does not reserve your spot to receive the vaccine, Grand Rapids colleagues … Read more What Do Our Colleagues Think About the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Mercy Health Muskegon Earns PCI and EP Program Re-accreditation From Corazon

First accreditation earned in October 2018 Corazon, Inc., a national leader in services for the cardiovascular specialty, has granted re-accreditation to the PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention) Program and the Electrophysiology Program (EP) Mercy Health Muskegon. Commonly known by the term primary elective angioplasty, Mercy Health Muskegon has maintained its PCI program and EP accreditation since … Read more Mercy Health Muskegon Earns PCI and EP Program Re-accreditation From Corazon