Vaccines & Values

You can’t exactly pinpoint to the Bible and find, “Thou Shalt Get Vaccinated,” but when looking for answers about the COVID-19 vaccine, dealing with an international healthcare crisis, and serving our neighbor – there are several examples in Christian faith and in Trinity Health’s Mission, vision, and values that one can follow. Our country has … Read more Vaccines & Values

Trinity Health Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for All Colleagues

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Mercy Health and IHA included in decision LIVONIA, MICH., July 8, 2021 – Trinity Health today announced effective immediately, the national health system will require all colleagues, clinical staff, contractors, and those conducting business in its health care facilities be vaccinated against COVID-19. The requirement applies to Trinity Health’s more … Read more Trinity Health Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for All Colleagues

Mercy Health Providers Reunite with Patient After Life-Saving Event

Kevin Mitchell doesn’t remember much about Saturday, May 15, 2021. Security footage shows he walked around his vehicle, then collapsed before being found in the parking lot at Mercy Health’s Southwest Campus Emergency Department. Earlier in the day, Mitchell went for a long mountain bike ride. He wasn’t feeling well after the ride, so he … Read more Mercy Health Providers Reunite with Patient After Life-Saving Event

‘Year of Epic’ Kicks Off with Leadership Conference

More than a thousand leaders from Mercy Health and Saint Joe’s gathered in Lansing January 9 to officially start the yearlong implementation of Epic electronic medical records and revenue systems — with the goal of launching statewide at all sites in January 2020. “We will be spending all of 2019 getting ready to launch Epic as a … Read more ‘Year of Epic’ Kicks Off with Leadership Conference

Longtime Leader, Roger Spoelman Retires After 37 Years of Service

Congratulations to Roger Spoelman, who is retiring from Trinity Health after 37 years of exemplary leadership and people-centered service to our Ministry and the communities we serve. His last day will be December 31. Roger’s commitment to health ministry doesn’t end with his retirement from Trinity Health!  He will be serving as CEO of a … Read more Longtime Leader, Roger Spoelman Retires After 37 Years of Service

Trinity Health Leaders Visit West Michigan on Gemba Visit

On Tuesday, May 8, Trinity Health’s President and COO Mike Slubowski  and Senior Vice President of Finance Cindy Clemence came to Mercy Health West Michigan to participate in a Performance Excellence Gemba Visit. Their primary purpose was to see the Trinity Health Leadership System in action. Beginning in Grand Rapids on Mercy Health Saint Mary’s … Read more Trinity Health Leaders Visit West Michigan on Gemba Visit

“Never in This Alone.” Simulations of Real-life Medical Events Prepare Entire Units

“Perform the role you normally do while at work” is the first instruction for 3 Lacks staff at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s as they begin a simulation exercise in which a manikin is “coding,” (having his heart stop). Building on a successful simulation lab program of more than six years, comprehensive inpatient care teams are … Read more “Never in This Alone.” Simulations of Real-life Medical Events Prepare Entire Units

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!

Rick Gilfillan, DO, President of Trinity Health, Visits West Michigan

Eager to hear and learn of the work happening at Mercy Health in West Michigan, Trinity Health President, Rick Gilfillan, DO, came onsite to the Innovation Hub on Wednesday, July 20, 2016. Touring the Innovation Hub led by members of the Innovation team, Ben Look and Spencer Covey, as well as Mercy Health President and … Read more Rick Gilfillan, DO, President of Trinity Health, Visits West Michigan