On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, Mercy Health Heart and Vascular held its first student heart screening for the year at the Youngberg Auditorium on Mercy Health Hackley Campus. Free and open to students in grades 9-12, the event successfully screened 111 students. Especially exciting was the large presence of local school children, from some of … Read more Successful First Student Heart Screening for 2017!
Dr. Dick Kamps received the Golden Staff Award on Thursday, February 23, 2017, which also happened to be his last day seeing patients in his office at Muskegon Surgical Associates. “Dr. Kamps exemplifies the type of physician we should all strive to be. For 31 years, day in and day out he has been accessible and … Read more Dick Kamps, MD, Receives Golden Staff Award
The January 2017 DAISY Award winner is Lori Lubbers, RN, BSN, from North 2 at Mercy Health Hackley Campus. Lori was nominated by her co-worker, Breena Cutter. “For the last few years, Lori has donated her own handmade Christmas hats for every baby born in the month of December! That would be around 150 sweet little hats. This … Read more Mercy Health Muskegon DAISY Award Goes to Lori Lubbers
Mercy Health Muskegon’s President Greg Loomis shares his plans to retire June 30. “Serving as president of Mercy Health Muskegon has been the highlight of my career,” said Loomis. Loomis has helped lead Mercy Health Muskegon toward regional and national recognition for its high quality of care and programs that rank among the best in … Read more Mercy Health Muskegon President Greg Loomis Announces Retirement Set for June 2017
By Dr. Aruna Josyula and Dr. Oluwatoyin Thomas “There is no place like home,” professed Dorothy in the 1936 film “The Wizard of Oz.” For most seniors, at home is where they long to be, and a local program is helping seniors stay home longer. Q: What is the name of this new program? A: … Read more New Program Helps Seniors Stay at Home Longer
DAISY Award Winner – Mercy Health Muskegon The November 2016 DAISY Award winner is Lynda Schmitt, RN from Emergency Department at the Mercy Campus. Lynda was nominated by one of her peers, Diane Harig. “I am nominating Lynda for the DAISY Award for the way she has continued through the years to exemplify nursing, as … Read more Mercy Health Muskegon DAISY Award Winner, Lynda Schmitt, RN
“Our Second Family” By Brooke Wiles, Medical Dosimetrist – Mercy Health Muskegon Johnson Family Cancer Center A diagnosis of cancer changes everything — especially when it concerns a child. My 8-month-old son, Alexander (Zander), was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia on June 12, 2015. My husband James and I were devastated. For the next five … Read more Colleagues Living the Mercy Health Mission: “Our Second Family”
DAISY Award The October 2016 DAISY Award winner is Sarah DePhillips, RN, BSN from ICU at the Mercy Campus, Muskegon. “Sarah always goes above and beyond, doing the little things that make patients feel better. On August 21 a patient wanted her hair cut. Sarah stayed after her shift giving the patient a haircut. The patient was grateful … Read more The October 2016 DAISY Award: Sarah DePhillips, RN, BSN – ICU at Mercy Campus Muskegon
Friends of Nursing Award The November 2016 Friends of Nursing Award winner is Charles Winslow, MD, Neonatologist and Program Lead for Muskegon’s Special Care Nursery Services. Dr. Winslow was nominated by Deb Perry-Philo, RN, Director of Women’s & Children’s Services. Deb writes: “Dr. Winslow’s engagement in, and dedication to, the development of this service has went … Read more The November 2016 Friends of Nursing Award: Charles Winslow, MD, Neonatologist and Program Lead for Muskegon’s Special Care Nursery Services
Congratulations to Trinity Health’s Five Innovation Challenge Winners Trinity Health is pleased to announce the five winners of its first Innovation Challenge. Earlier this year, Trinity Health launched its inaugural Innovation Challenge, intended to help identify, fund and implement ideas aimed at reducing readmission rates and improving care for patients who are dually eligible for … Read more Congratulations to Trinity Health’s Innovation Challenge Winner in West Michigan: The Health Project of Mercy Health Muskegon!