Monthly Archives: February 2014

Lighting Up – It is Still a Significant Health Problem

By Dave LeMieux The statistics are appalling, but it is the stories which will break your heart. Sitting in the… Read more »

The Beegles Gear up for their 8th Year at The Ride

It just wouldn’t be The Ride without Ed and Janice Beegle. “This is the 10th one and we’ve been to… Read more »

Close-knit Nursery Nurses Treat Babies to Specially Made Newborn Hats

The Birth Center at the Hackley Campus generally gets large bags full of handmade baby hats donated by volunteers. "Sometimes,... Read more »

Mercy Health Muskegon One of the First in the Nation to Insert Revolutionary, Miniature Cardiac Monitor

Mercy Health Muskegon is one of the first hospitals in the nation to adopt the smallest long-term, insertable cardiac monitoring... Read more »

Don’t Miss the Black History Month Celebration – Hang Tough, Don’t Puff

WZZM 13 Segment “Hang Tough, Don’t Puff!” can be found here Everyone– especially smokers (but not their cigarettes) – is… Read more »

Mercy Health Leaders Consider the Future in the Proposed New Medical Center

By Dave LeMieux After listening to patients, staff and physicians for months, Mercy Health Muskegon leadership has decided to take... Read more »

Dean Millar on Leadership, Change and Freedom

By Dave LeMieux Editor’s Note: With the recent passing of South African President Nelson Mandela, we knew it was the... Read more »

3P Site Inspires Creative Thinking, Excitement for the Future

By Dave LeMieux The size, says pediatrician Dr. Jennifer King, Shoreline Pediatrics, is just right. “It’s not really small, but… Read more »

New Teletracking Streamlines Patient Flow

The recently implemented TeleTracking system can tell Director of Nursing Services Judy Binns all kinds of things. But it’s what... Read more »

Waste removal — Not the Kind You Might Think

Not the biohazard kind, but the kind that relates to wasted time, wasted steps, wasted rework and wasted energy. The… Read more »

Melissa Schneider – The December DAISY Award Winner!

Melissa Schneider, RN, Emergency Department at Lakeshore Campus, is the winner of the December DAISY award. She was nominated by... Read more »

What 3 Words Would You Use To Tell Our Safety Story ?

The Mercy Health Muskegon Safety Ambassadors recently challenged colleagues to share three words that describe their unit in terms of… Read more »

Share the Love with a Carnation Gram

Regardless of how we express it “Care of Colleagues” reminds us we’re not alone, and just as equally it demonstrates… Read more »