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Mercyhealth congratulates Smithrud on prestigious award

Mercyhealth is proud to congratulate employee Teresa Smithrud, on receiving the 2022 Wisconsin Health Information Association (WHIMA) Distinguished Member Award. Teresa is the Senior Director of Health Information Management (HIM), Clinical Research and Privacy Officer. This award is WHIMA’s highest ...

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Mercyhealth congratulates Rutherford on honorary award

Mercyhealth is proud to congratulate Dr. Darin Rutherford on receiving the Honorary Membership Award from the Wisconsin Athletic Trainers’ Association (WATA). The award is bestowed on individuals who have a minimum of five years working with athletic trainers in Wisconsin ...

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Mercyhealth congratulates Dr. Fideler on honorary award

Mercyhealth is proud to congratulate Dr. Bradley Fideler on receiving the Honorary Membership Award from the Wisconsin Athletic Trainers’ Association (WATA). The award is bestowed on individuals who have a minimum of five years working with athletic trainers in Wisconsin ...

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Recognizing World Immunization Week

In celebration of World Immunization Week, which takes place April 24-30, Mercyhealth is reminding the public to make sure they are up to date on their vaccinations. The week promotes the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against ...

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Mercyhealth welcomes Dr. Vijay Goyal to cancer center

Mercyhealth is pleased to welcome Vijay Goyal, MD, board certified medical oncologist, to the physician staff at the Mercyhealth Cancer Center–Rockford. Dr. Goyal is dedicated to providing compassionate, comprehensive care to his patients. “I believe in compassionate care,” he said. “I ...

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