Record Number of Students Participate in Free Heart Screening

Mercy Health Physician Partners West Shore Cardiology and Mercy Health Heart Center hosted a record-setting student heart screening on July 18 in the Youngberg Auditorium on Mercy Health Hackley Campus. Free and open to students in grades 9-12, the event successfully screened 141 students. Heart screenings are a quick method for identifying pre-existing heart conditions … Read more Record Number of Students Participate in Free Heart Screening

Mercy Health Electrophysiology Program Completes 100th Case

The Electrophysiology (EP) team at Mercy Health successfully completed their 100th EP case on May 17, 2018. Led by Eugene Chung, MD, FACC, FHRS, FAHA, medical director of Cardiac Electrophysiology services for Mercy Health Heart & Vascular, the EP studies (cases) are performed in collaboration with University of Michigan Health to improve heart care for … Read more Mercy Health Electrophysiology Program Completes 100th Case

The Ride 2017 Raises $23,000 for Cardiovascular Services at Mercy Health Muskegon

The Ride 2017 marked the thirteenth year of our fast-paced, exhilarating indoor bicycle race. At this year’s event, 53 teams participated with 424 riders, and 50 colleagues and community members volunteered. Combined, participants peddled 5,040 miles and raised $23,000 to benefit the Heart Center’s patients, the high school student heart screening program, and cardiovascular services … Read more The Ride 2017 Raises $23,000 for Cardiovascular Services at Mercy Health Muskegon

Naturally Dissolving Heart Stent Saves 33-year-old Lowell Man

Recently approved by FDA, Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold opens clogged arteries to restore blood flow, then gradually dissolves in the body—reducing the risk of future blockages that can occur with metal stents.  On January 27, 2017, the interventional cardiology team at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s became the first in West Michigan to offer patients with … Read more Naturally Dissolving Heart Stent Saves 33-year-old Lowell Man