Stay Healthy Blog

Stay Healthy with Mercyhealth, offers everyday tips, practical strategies and perspectives for your health and wellness, as well as timely discussion from a variety of doctors, specialists and experts. Our blogs covers a variety of topics intended to help our patients make healthy decisions in their everyday life while also informing members of the Mercyhealth community of changes occurring throughout our organization.

We cover topics ranging from different areas of the news, to healthy recipes that you can use at home. At Mercyhealth we believe that a lifestyle does not end when you leave the doctor’s office, and that’s why we work to make sure you have the knowledge to live the healthiest life possible.

WIFR: Thousands of Visitors Tour Javon Bea Hospital

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Thousands visited the new Javon Bea hospital Saturday morning for an open house. Visitors were able to meet doctors and tour the building that will house the area's largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the only Small Baby ...

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RRSTAR: Mercyhealth’s New Hospital Open House Draws Crowds

ROCKFORD — Two years and ten months after Mercyhealth broke ground on Mercyhealth’s Javon Bea Hospital and Physician Clinic–Riverside, the public was invited to tour the largest construction project in Rockford history on Saturday. Mercyhealth’s employees and partners who will work ...

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Becker’s Healthcare: Mercyhealth Unveils $505M Hospital

Janesville, Wis.-based Mercyhealth debuted its $505 million, 194-bed hospital Dec. 5, according to 23 WIFR. Mercyhealth will open its Javon Bea Hospital and Physician Clinic-Riverside in Rockford, Ill., in January. In addition to nearly 200 inpatient beds, the 530,000-square-foot campus features ...

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WTVO Friday Forecaster: Mercyhealth Vice President Barb Bortner

Good morning Stateline! Check out the December 7, 2018, WTVO Eyewitness News Friday Forecaster! It was none other than Mercyhealth Vice President Barb Bortner. She had the forecast for Saturday's big Public Open House Celebration  at the new Javon Bea Hospital and Physician ...

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RRSTAR: Mercyhealth Ribbon-Cutting (Photo Gallery)

Mercyhealth officially cut the ribbon to the new $505 million Javon Bea Hospital and Physician Clinic — Riverside before invited guests Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. Click here to view the photo gallery. The new Riverside Campus was blessed by Monsignor Daniel Deutsch, ...

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