Go Red for Women National Wear Red Day Helps Fund Cardiovascular Research

You can support Go Red for Women by participating in National Wear Red Day® on Friday, February 2, 2018. Cardiovascular disease in the U.S. kills approximately one woman every 80 seconds. The good news is that education and lifestyle changes may prevent 80 percent of cardiac events. Go Red for Women advocates for more research … Read more Go Red for Women National Wear Red Day Helps Fund Cardiovascular Research

Surrounded by Angels

Bolstered by their faith, Dean and Elaine Salisbury face Parkinson’s head on with grace, acceptance and hope for the future In 2001, at age 62, Dean Salisbury was not particularly thinking of retirement, but he felt it was the right choice to make. He’d been having difficulty writing by hand and typing on the computer, … Read more Surrounded by Angels

Feeling Overwhelmed? Strategies for Managing a Busy Life

Increasing numbers of women are finding it more and more difficult to achieve a healthier life balance. Juggling a family and a career, while still finding time for social activities and personal time, often means all but the most important things get pushed aside. Women, or the women in your life, may feel that managing … Read more Feeling Overwhelmed? Strategies for Managing a Busy Life

Happy New Year from Mercy Health Weight Management!

Another New Year’s celebration has come and gone. With that, many think their opportunity for a healthy start is gone too. Nothing could be further from the truth! While a New Year’s resolution can be a nice springboard into something good, it is much more important to make a full commitment to a healthy lifestyle … Read more Happy New Year from Mercy Health Weight Management!

Retirement Open House for Kathy Clark, Mercy Health Physician Partners Executive Director, Provider Services

After working 26 years in health care education and administration and nearly 18 years with Mercy Health, MHPP Executive Director of Provider Services Kathy Clark will be retiring on Thursday, December 14, 2017. In 2000, Clark joined the physician medical group when it was known as Advantage Health and had only 225 employees. Over time, … Read more Retirement Open House for Kathy Clark, Mercy Health Physician Partners Executive Director, Provider Services

Mercy Health Muskegon Hosts First-Ever Health Care Kata Practitioners Day

In Muskegon on October 27, the Mercy Health Process Excellence team, along with other clinical leaders, hosted the Michigan Lean Consortium’s first-ever health care kata practitioners day. More than 100 people from all over the Midwest gathered in the Hackley Campus Youngberg Auditorium to share their experiences using kata to improve processes in the health … Read more Mercy Health Muskegon Hosts First-Ever Health Care Kata Practitioners Day

The Mercy Health Muskegon Care of Colleagues Team: Living Our Values Behind the Scenes

At Mercy Health in Muskegon, the Care of Colleagues team is the committee on campus responsible for coordinating many free events dedicated to helping us remember the importance of self-care. You may have attended a few, such as the Colleague Cookout, the Scooby Back to School Carnival, Beat the Heat Ice Cream Social, or maybe … Read more The Mercy Health Muskegon Care of Colleagues Team: Living Our Values Behind the Scenes

The Living Our Values Experience Will Create a Common Culture Across All of Our Ministries

By now some Mercy Health colleagues may have heard from others about their “Living Our Values Experience.” That’s because more than 94 colleagues from across West Michigan have participated in this first-ever event. In fact, 67 colleagues have been trained as Table Facilitators to guide small groups through the experience. The Living Our Values Experience … Read more The Living Our Values Experience Will Create a Common Culture Across All of Our Ministries

Advocacy in Action: State Legislators Discuss Health Care With Mercy Health

“Insurance companies can choose who their plans cover, while hospitals treat everyone who walks in their doors,” said Rep. Chris Afendoulis, (R), who serves the 73rd District in the Michigan House of Representatives, during a meeting with Mercy Health and Trinity Health colleagues on Friday, November 3, 2017. As a way to work with and … Read more Advocacy in Action: State Legislators Discuss Health Care With Mercy Health

Johnson Family Cancer Center Patient & Family Resource Center: A Warm, Welcoming Entry Point Into the World of Information

The first person who ventured into the Johnson Family Cancer Center (JFCC) Patient & Family Resource Center when it opened on November 5, 2013, did not find what he was looking for. The shelves were beautifully stocked with a variety of free resources for patients and families, but this visitor’s particular topic of interest was … Read more Johnson Family Cancer Center Patient & Family Resource Center: A Warm, Welcoming Entry Point Into the World of Information