Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
has deemed that Mercys Holistic Health Care program is a
"Best Practice" to be modeled in other health care facilities.
Holistic Nursing Interventions are available for surgery patients
at Mercy Hospital Grayling. Healing Touch, Therapeutic Touch,
Aromatherapy, and tapes are available through the Holistic Clinical
Guided Imagery is provided by audiotapes developed
specifically for surgical patients by Bell Naparstek and have
been proven to reduce pain and promote healing and comfort. Music
from the Bell Naparstek tapes can be played during surgery. Although
patients are asleep during surgery, the tapes can support the
patient during this time of significant stress to the mind-body-spirit.
Therapeutic touch is an energy-based therapeutic
nursing intervention where the nurse uses touch to influence the
energy system and promote relaxation, comfort, pain relief, and
If you are a Mercy Hospital Grayling patient and have
a compliment, concern, or complaint, please contact one of our Patient
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