Federal Grant to Prepare More Nurse Practitioners for Rural Communities

Thanks to a $2.8 million federal grant awarded to Grand Valley State University’s Kirkhof College of Nursing (KCON), more nurse¬†practitioners will be delivering health care to people living in rural or underserved areas in Michigan. The four-year Advanced Nursing Education Workforce Grant, supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of … Read more Federal Grant to Prepare More Nurse Practitioners for Rural Communities

Mercy Health Participates in Smoking Cessation Study

Results published in American Journal of Preventive Medicine In 2010, Kimberly Maguire, MBA, CNO and VP of Patient Care Services partnered with the University of Michigan to complete a study to determine if health education as an intervention for smoking cessation is a worthwhile endeavor. Five community hospitals participated in the study, which was conducted … Read more Mercy Health Participates in Smoking Cessation Study