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Mercyhealth has a variety of physicians and medical experts who can discuss a wide range of topics with the news media 24/7. Members of the news media may contact Marketing and Public Relations between the hours of 8 am and 4:30 pm. For media inquiries outside of normal business hours or on weekends, call the hospital switchboards and ask for the public relations representative on call. To contact a media relations team member, CLICK HERE.


 

Mercyhealth to Host 33rd Annual Reunion for NICU Graduates and Families

ROCKFORD, Illinois—Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) will host its 33rd annual reunion on Saturday, September 9, 1–4 pm, at Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue, Café 2400 (hospital cafeteria), 2400 Rockton Ave., Rockford. All Mercyhealth NICU graduates (babies who spent ...

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Mercyhealth Hospital-Rockton Avenue Welcomes Neonatal Perinatal Physician

ROCKFORD, Illinois — Mercyhealth is pleased to welcome Gurdeep Atwal, MD, board certified pediatrician and fellowship-trained neonatal-perinatal physician, to its staff at Mercyhealth Hospital–Rockton Avenue, 2400 N. Rockton Ave., Rockford. His special interests include: Pulmonary hypertension Efficient neonatal resuscitation Gentle ventilation ...

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Jennifer Gibson Chambers

Mercyhealth Welcomes MD-1 and Emergency Medicine Physician

JANESVILLE, Wisconsin—Mercyhealth is pleased to welcome Jennifer Gibson Chambers, DO, ACEP, board certified emergency medicine physician, to its staff at Mercyhealth Prehospital and Emergency Services Center, 580 N. Washington St., Janesville, WI. Her special interests include: MD-1 program Monitoring and improving ...

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Mercyhealth Welcomes Specialty Radiologists

ROCKFORD, Illinois—Mercyhealth is pleased to welcome Migena Betz, MD, board certified diagnostic radiology physician, Rotimi Johnson, MD, board certified and fellowship trained interventional radiology physician, and Kyle Pfeifer, MD, board certified and fellowship trained musculoskeletal radiology physician to its staff ...

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Mercyhealth to Host August Stroke Survivors’ Support Group

JANESVILLE, Wisconsin—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 ...

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Mercyhealth Named ‘Most Wired’

Mercyhealth was recently named one of the nation’s most wired health systems in 2017 by Health and Hospitals Networks (H&HN) magazine. H&HN named the Most Wired Hospitals and Health Systems in the 19th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, released ...

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Mercyhealth Physician Presents at National Conference

ROCKFORD, Illinois—Mohammed I. Ahmed-Khan, MD, board certified internal medicine, hospice and palliative care physician, spoke at Premier Inc.’s Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition, June 27-30, in Washington D.C. Dr. Ahmed-Khan, along with Mr. Niteesh Chitturu, University of Illinois College of Medicine ...

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Mercyhealth Donates $250K to UIC Rockford for Expansion

ROCKFORD, Illinois—Today, the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford received a generous donation of $250,000 from Mercyhealth to support the college’s expansion to a four-year medical school. The College expansion will bring 55 first-year medical students to Rockford in August. ...

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