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Mercyhealth Celebrates Stroke Awareness Month with Presentations

As a part of National Stroke Awareness Month, Mercyhealth is offering three free community presentations to raise awareness about stroke risk factors, signs and symptoms of a stroke, what to do if you suspect a stroke and latest innovations and advancements in the treatment of stroke. Events are free and open to the public. Registration

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Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center-Janesville to Host Stroke Survivors’ Support Group May 3

Share and receive the support of other individuals facing the challenges associated with stroke difficulties by attending Mercyhealth’s free Stroke Survivors’ Support Group. Family and friends are welcome. The group meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 4:30 pm. The next group will meet May 3, at Mercyhealth Hospital and Trauma Center-Janesville, Conference

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Mercyhealth at Home Hospice Hosts Veteran Dinner for Vet Drop-In Center

ROCKFORD, Illinois—Mercyhealth at Home Hospice in Rockford is hosting a free dinner at its Veteran Drop-In Center, at 1539 South 4th Street, Rockford, April 18, 5 pm. The program began in 2009 with the purpose of giving veterans and their families a place to gather without the formalities of other veterans’ organizations. In addition to

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Mercyhealth Development Foundation Announces Raffle for House of Mercy Charity Ball

  JANESVILLE, Wisconsin—Mercyhealth Development Foundation is pleased to announce its community raffle prizes to benefit the House of Mercy Homeless Center Charity Ball on April 29. This year’s grand prize is $2,500 cash donated by Rohlik Financial Group. Second prize is a $1,500 gift certificate to the The Diamond Center. Third prize is a $500

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Mercyhealth Orthotics and Prosthetics Participates in National Study

Mercyhealth Orthotics and Prosthetics department participated in a national research study to enhance the quality of orthotic services at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, on behalf of Dr. Allen Heinemann at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. This study aimed to describe orthotists’ and physical therapists’ preferences, priorities, and barriers to using quality measures

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Mercyhealth Association of Volunteers Announces New Personal Emergency Response System

Mercyhealth Association of Volunteers is excited to announce it has implemented a new personal emergency response system, called Mercyhealth Safe Connect, to provide emergency assistance for elderly and/or disabled individuals. The new system provider, Tunstall, replaces Lifeline®. Features include: 24/7 emergency response center Highly-trained and qualified emergency response center operators Notification to emergency responders, caregivers

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Mercyhealth Development Foundation Announces 2017 House of Mercy Charity Ball Date

JANESVILLE, Wisconsin—Mercyhealth Development Foundation is pleased to announce the date and location for its 2017 Charity Ball event to benefit the House of Mercy Homeless Center. The event will be held Saturday, April 29 at the Janesville Country Club, 2615 W. Memorial Dr., Janesville. The prestigious, black-tie invited evening begins at 5 pm with a

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Mercyhealth Welcomes Pediatric and Neonatal/Perinatal Physician

ROCKFORD, Illinois — Mercyhealth is pleased to welcome Kimberly G. Remedios-Smith, MD, FAAP, board certified pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine, fellowship trained neonatology physician to its staff at Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue (formerly Rockford Memorial Hospital), 2400 N. Rockton Ave., Rockford. Her special interests include: Neonatal transport of critically ill babies Using the Bronchotron transport ventilator (certified)

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Mercyhealth earns honor for improving patient health outcomes

Recognized with 2015 UnitedHealthcare PATH Excellence in Patient Care Service Awards Mercyhealth was recently recognized with the 2015 UnitedHealthcare PATH Excellence in Patient Service Award for its commitment to improving health outcomes for patients enrolled in UnitedHealthcare’s Medicare Advantage plans. Mercyhealth receives the award for achieving performance metrics in the UnitedHealthcare PATH Program and successfully

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Mercyhealth Development Foundation joins global Giving Tuesday movement November 29

Mercyhealth Development Foundation is pleased to announce it will participate in a global giving day called Giving Tuesday, November 29. Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, along with the widely-recognized shopping events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The Mercyhealth Development Foundation will accept charitable gifts this

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