Small and Mighty: Mercy Health NICU a Family-Focused Environment

Amy Merlington found out she was pregnant just as the COVID-19 global pandemic was escalating in March 2020. The unknowns for the next several months would mostly be concerning doctor’s appointments and navigating in public in the middle of a health crisis, but ultimately – she had no fears with her pregnancy because she had … Read more Small and Mighty: Mercy Health NICU a Family-Focused Environment

The Do’s and Don’ts of Diabetic Foot Care

By Courtney Thenn, DPM Mercy Health Physician Partners Proper foot care is important all year round, especially for diabetic patients. But during the warmer months when most people wear sandals, diabetic patients may be even more aware of their feet and their condition. That’s why summer is a great time to review self-care. If you … Read more The Do’s and Don’ts of Diabetic Foot Care

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

Mercy Health Epilepsy Clinic in Muskegon

An interview with Hussam Shaker, MD In August 2020, Hussam Shaker, MD, left Cleveland Clinic to join Mercy Health Physician Partners (MHPP) Neuroscience Specialists. He is one of a team of Mercy Health epileptologists, epilepsy specialists, at the Mercy Health epilepsy clinic in Muskegon, part of the Hauenstein Neurosciences Epilepsy program first established in Grand … Read more Mercy Health Epilepsy Clinic in Muskegon

Five Things to Know about your COVID-19 Vaccine Card

Many providers are offering fun “I’ve been vaccinated” stickers or buttons for patients to share their excitement and encourage others to get their COVID-19 vaccine. But there’s only one official document you’ll receive after getting your vaccine and that is the COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card. What is a COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card? Your vaccination card … Read more Five Things to Know about your COVID-19 Vaccine Card

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

Living with Type 2 Diabetes?

Five Tips for Staying Comfortable and Healthy During Warmer Weather By Mercy Health Endocrinologist Cyprian Gardine, MD According to the CDC National Diabetes Statistic Report 2020, in 2018 (most recent statistics), an estimated 7.3 million U.S. adults aged 18 years or older (2.8 percent) had undiagnosed diabetes and 88 million adults (34.5 percent) had pre-diabetes. … Read more Living with Type 2 Diabetes?