Mercy Health

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Mercy held a blessing ceremony and ribbon cutting at its newest EMS station in Rogers. The executive director of the EMS program says the new facility will allow Mercy to better fulfill its mission in Rogers and eastern Benton County.

Patients who recieve blood transfusions at Mercy Hospital Fort Smith can now use an online service to send an anonymous message to their blood donor. Mercy and the Arkansas Blood Institute are partnering to roll out the Thank the Donor program in the River Valley.

Courtesy / NWA Community Health Survey

A partnership of 13 Northwest Arkansas healthcare and public health agencies, facilitated by Mercy Hospital NWA, has designed and posted a community online health survey where residents can anonymously express their health needs. Dr. Lisa Low, medical director of community health for Mercy NWA, explains how the survey works and what medical providers are seeking. Participants can follow the survey on Facebook

Mercy Health's McAuley Clinic Without Walls gives uninsured adults health care options free of charge and offers health screenings for patients in need. In one year the program has served more than 100 individuals. The clinic holds screenings one day each month at both the Rogers and Springdale Samaritan Community Centers.

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Mercy broke ground on a $40 million multispecialty clinic on 31 acres in Springdale. The two-story, 60,000-square-foot clinic will feature 29 exam rooms dedicated to primary care and 34 exam rooms for specialty care including cardiology and orthopedics. The clinic will also feature a 24-hour emergency department with 12 exam rooms and one trauma room.

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