Colleagues Living the Mercy Health Mission: “Our Second Family”

“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”

The October 2016 DAISY Award: Sarah DePhillips, RN, BSN – ICU at Mercy Campus Muskegon

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

The November 2016 Friends of Nursing Award: Charles Winslow, MD, Neonatologist and Program Lead for Muskegon’s Special Care Nursery Services

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 Innovation Challenge Winner in West Michigan: The Health Project of Mercy Health Muskegon!

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!

A Mother/Baby Unit Newborn Car Seat Safety Program at the Mercy Health Muskegon

A Big Issue for Little Patients At Mercy Health Muskegon, Safe Kids West Michigan is working to solve a big problem for little patients. According to a study recently published in The Journal of Pediatrics, nine out of ten newborns are unsafe when discharged from the hospital and are in situations of serious car safety … Read more A Mother/Baby Unit Newborn Car Seat Safety Program at the Mercy Health Muskegon

Rapid Improvement with Early Morning Lab Draws – Hackley Campus

Last January, a Rapid Improvement Event (RIE) took place with the Hackley Campus Lab Assistants. Laura Juhnke (Lab Assistant), Romana Fusik (Lab Assistant), and Chevonne Robbins (Manager) worked on the problem of morning blood draws not  be completed by the goal of 6:30 a.m.  Draws need to be complete by 6:30 a.m. so that results … Read more Rapid Improvement with Early Morning Lab Draws – Hackley Campus