Welcome Home: Why Laura Gordon Returned to Trinity Health Muskegon

Welcome Home is a series of articles featuring colleagues who chose to work at Trinity Health above other organizations or who left health care and later answered the call to return to a career of service and healing in Muskegon. To sum it up, Laura Gordon returned to nursing at Trinity Health for this important … Read more Welcome Home: Why Laura Gordon Returned to Trinity Health Muskegon

Three Nutrition Services Staff Honored with January Friends of Nursing Award

It is not often that multiple people from one team are selected as Friends of Nursing, but that is what happened in January. What follows is taken directly from the nominator’s comments: The whole team does an amazing job. They are so friendly, fast, and efficient. My coworkers always compliment how polite everyone is. We … Read more Three Nutrition Services Staff Honored with January Friends of Nursing Award

COVID-19: What We Learned Over Two Years of The Pandemic

For more than two years, health care workers have been put to the test. Aside from the normal kidney stones, broken ankles, contusions, infections, and sprains – they have endured 24 months (and counting) of COVID-19 – and their lives will never be the same. “Nursing is a tough profession as it is, and with … Read more COVID-19: What We Learned Over Two Years of The Pandemic

Federal team Arrives at Mercy Health Muskegon to Support Health Care Workers Treating COVID-19 Patients

15-person team from the U.S. Air Force assigned for 30 days Muskegon, Mich. (January 4, 2022) – At the request of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Air Force members arrived at Mercy Health Muskegon on December 30, 2021 to help provide much-needed medical assistance onsite. This 15-person team will support the health care … Read more Federal team Arrives at Mercy Health Muskegon to Support Health Care Workers Treating COVID-19 Patients

Muskegon Area Nurse Honor Guard Pays Tribute to Heroes Who Have Passed

When a military member dies, an Honor Guard pays tribute at the funeral by attending — in uniform — to pay respect. The Muskegon Area Nurse Honor Guard serves in a similar role – by honoring nurses who pass with a ceremony at their funeral, releasing them from their earthly duties. “Nursing is not a … Read more Muskegon Area Nurse Honor Guard Pays Tribute to Heroes Who Have Passed

Mercy Health Honoring Those Who Served This Veterans Day

Veterans Day is celebrated each year on November 11 to honor military veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Today, more than 130,000 medical professionals serve in the Armed Forces, and many go on to medical careers outside of the military – including within our own Mercy Health system. Dr. John VanSchagen, … Read more Mercy Health Honoring Those Who Served This Veterans Day

Mercy Health Muskegon Announces Chief Nursing Officer

Linda Dunmore, RN, MSN, chosen to fill role Muskegon, Mich. (October 1, 2021) – After an extensive nationwide search, Mercy Health Muskegon is pleased to announce Linda Dunmore, RN, MSN, as its new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). She has served in an expanded role since May 2021, as both senior director of Clinical Services and … Read more Mercy Health Muskegon Announces Chief Nursing Officer

Final Agreement Clears Way for Innovative Cardiovascular Collaboration to Serve West Michigan

Grand Rapids, Mich., July 26, 2021 – With a joint operating agreement finalized today, the Cardiovascular Network of West Michigan ushers in a new era of collaboration, innovation, expertise and choice for patients across the region. The network brings together Metro Health – University of Michigan Health (becoming University of Michigan Health-West), Mercy Health Saint … Read more Final Agreement Clears Way for Innovative Cardiovascular Collaboration to Serve West Michigan

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

Mercy Health Colleague Spotlight

In celebration of Black History Month, Mercy Health is spotlighting some of our many colleagues who are contributing to the health and safety of our patients and the communities of West Michigan. Tanisha Norman CPhT, LPhT     Technician, 340B Purchasing Analyst  Mercy Health Question: How long have you been working at Mercy Health? What is your … Read more Mercy Health Colleague Spotlight