Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Nationally Recognized as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek

Grand Rapids, Mich. (January 10, 2022) – Mercy Health Saint Mary’s was named to Newsweek’s 2021 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals. The distinction recognizes facilities that have provided exceptional care to mothers, newborns and their families, as verified by the 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Survey. Best Maternity Care Hospitals is part of Newsweek’s Best Health … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Nationally Recognized as a Best Maternity Care Hospital by Newsweek

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Earns 2021 Leapfrog Top Teaching Hospital Award for Outstanding Quality and Safety

Grand Rapids, Mich. (December 7, 2021) – Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s was named a Top Teaching Hospital nationally by The Leapfrog Group. Announced today, the Leapfrog Top Hospital award is widely acknowledged as one of the most competitive awards American hospitals can receive. The Top … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Earns 2021 Leapfrog Top Teaching Hospital Award for Outstanding Quality and Safety

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Recognized with an ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

GRAND RAPIDS, MI, (Nov. 10, 2021) – Mercy Health Saint Mary’s received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for fall 2021. This national distinction recognizes achievement in protecting patients from harm and error within each respective hospital. The Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog organization, assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” grade to general … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Recognized with an ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

Baby Born at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s with Same Nurse Attending Who Helped Deliver Mother 26 Years Ago

Twenty-six years ago, June Preisner gave birth to a healthy, happy baby girl named Michaela at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s. On Monday, August 30, 2021, Michaela gave birth to a healthy, happy baby boy named Jonah. Nurse Judi Jasperse was there to assist with both deliveries – 26 years apart. “We will always tell him … Read more Baby Born at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s with Same Nurse Attending Who Helped Deliver Mother 26 Years Ago

Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Welcomes New President

Matt Biersack, MD, chosen to fill role Grand Rapids, Mich. (August 23, 2021) – After an extensive nationwide search, Mercy Health Saint Mary’s has named Matt Biersack, MD, as its new president, effective immediately. Dr. Biersack has served in an expanded role since March 2021 as interim president in addition to chief medical officer (CMO), … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Welcomes New President

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 Saint Mary’s Neuroscience Department Celebrates First Graduating Class

The Neuroscience department at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s celebrated its first graduating class of residents this month as the program just completed its first four-year term under Mercy Health. The residents completed several areas of study in medical education, which included all aspects of neurology both on the inpatient and outpatient side, participating in research, … Read more Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Neuroscience Department Celebrates First Graduating Class

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. Ashley Screws, MD Anesthesiologist Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Dr. Ashley Screws is originally from Detroit but has lived many places for her studies. … Read more Mercy Health Colleague Spotlight

December 2020 Mercy Health Friend of Nursing Award Recipient

Emily Tassoni, a certified Psych Technician from Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Psych Med Unit was nominated in September 2020 for the Friend of Nursing Award. Our staff recognizes Emily as an outstanding role model. The Nursing Practice & Environment Council (NPEC) agrees and selected Emily to receive the Friend of Nursing Award for December 2020.  … Read more December 2020 Mercy Health Friend of Nursing Award Recipient

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. Arrysha Gant, RMA Registered Medical Assistant Hauenstein Neuroscience Center Arrysha Gant, RMA, attended grade school in Grand Rapids, but moved to Chicago to … Read more Colleague Spotlight