Press Releases

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 ...

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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 ...

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Mercyhealth Hospice Care offers GriefCare Support Group

JANESVILLE/LAKE GENEVA, Wisconsin—Have you recently lost a loved one? Share and receive the support of other individuals facing the challenges associated with the grieving process by attending the Mercyhealth Hospice GriefCare Support Group. There is no charge for attendance. Family ...

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Mercyhealth OB/GYN announces additional location

LAKE IN THE HILLS, Illinois—Mercyhealth is pleased to announce an additional location for Breanna Walker, MD, obstetrics and gynecology physician. On November 1, she will begin seeing patients at Mercyhealth Northwest Women’s Group, 47 W. Acorn Ln, Lake in the ...

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Mercyhealth to host free health talk on joint surgery

JANESVILLE, Wisconsin— Mercyhealth will host a free health talk on preparing for joint surgery at the Mercy Conference Center at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center Campus, 1000 Mineral Point Ave., Janesville, Wednesday, November 16, 5 pm. Join David Pittenger, MD, board ...

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Mercyhealth Breast Center in Janesville now offers 3D mammography

Mercyhealth now offers 3D Mammography™ exams, 3D mammography (also known as breast tomosynthesis exams) are clinically proven to significantly increase the detection of breast cancers, while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return for additional testing. This technology ...

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Mercyhealth welcomes cardiologist Dr. L. Rosemary Rengel

Mercyhealth is pleased to welcome L. Rosemary Rengel, MD, general cardiologist to its staff at Mercyhealth Heart and Vascular Center, 1000 Mineral Point Ave., Janesville. Her special interests include: Cardiac imaging Cardiovascular disease in women Heart failure Dr. Rengel says it is ...

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Mercyhealth welcomes MD-1 and emergency medicine physician

Mercyhealth is pleased to welcome Matthew Smetana, DO, emergency medicine and MD-1 physician, to the staff at Mercyhealth EMS Training Center, 2400 N. Rockton Ave., Rockford, IL. His special interests include: Disaster medicine Medical education Critical care transport Quality improvement Public ...

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