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MRH Employees Donate Gifts to Children in Need

This Christmas, staff of Marlette Regional Hospital donated three boxes of toys to Marlette Toys for Tots for distribution during the holiday season. Long-term employee Janis Maynard has proudly...

Debbie Smielewski Celebrates 45 Years at McKenzie Health System

McKenzie Health System recently celebrated Debbie Smielewski’s 45 year anniversary of dedicated service to the hospital with an employee gathering and refreshments. Debbie began as a dishwasher...

McKenzie Health System Hosts CMU Medical Student

McKenzie Health System is pleased to announce a continued partnership with Central Michigan University’s (CMU) Comprehensive Community Clerkship program, part of the CMU Medical School. CMU...

MHS Community Fitness Classes Session #1

January 2 - February 22 McKenzie Health System is pleased to be able to provide a variety of fitness classes. Aqua Aerobics, Low Impact, Senior Exercise, and Tai Chi. For more information and to...

CMU Medical Student Partners with MRH Provider in Lapeer County

On January 14th, Marlette Regional Hospital will warmly welcome a third-year Central Michigan University (CMU) College of Medicine (CMED) student to their facility and our Thumb Area communities....

McLaren Caro Region implements new emergency department partnership with American Physician Partners

A visit to the emergency room can be one of the most stressful, unpredictable, and potentially frustrating experiences of a person’s life. But a new partnership at McLaren Caro Region, along...

McLaren Caro Region Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer

McLaren Caro Region is pleased to introduce Dr. Norman Chapin as their new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Chapin will act as a liaison between administrative staff and our physicians. He will be...

McLaren Caro Region Welcomes New Nurse Practitioner

McLaren Caro Region is excited to announce the addition of Heather Fryers, FNP-BC to their team of providers. Heather began seeing patients on Monday, January 7, 2019 as a Family Nurse Practitioner...

Marlette Regional Hospital Sleep Lab Receives Program Accreditation

Marlette Regional Hospital’s (MRH) Sleep Lab in Marlette recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), making it one of 2,600 AASM-accredited sleep...

Marlette Regional Hospital Staff Go Above & Beyond for Patients

Each day, Marlette Regional Hospital marvels at the wonderful care our employees provide to our patients and residents, especially the unexpected, extra things our employees do to provide excellent...

McLaren Bay Region "A Matter of Balance" - 2 sessions offered

Wednesdays, January 16 – March 6, 2019 | 10AM - 12PM Wednesdays, January 16 – March 6, 2019 | 1PM - 3PM Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activity as...

McLaren Bay Region Four Week Childbirth Series

Wednesday, January 2 - January 23 | 6:30PM - 9PM This class provides information on the process of labor and birth, including breathing, relaxation and other coping measures, hospital birthing...

Rotary Hosts 30th Annual Pancake Supper for Hospice

The Brown City Rotary Club invites you to attend the 30th annual Pancake Supper on Wednesday, January 23rd to benefit United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital. Sponsored by the Brown City...

Rotary Hosts 30th Annual Pancake Supper for Hospice

The Brown City Rotary Club invites you to attend the 30th annual Pancake Supper on Wednesday, January 23rd to benefit United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital. Sponsored by the Brown City...

American Cancer Society Freshstart Smoking Cessation Program - Two days, Thursday 1/24/19 and 1/31/19

Facility: Center for Rehabilitation, McLaren Bay Region West Campus, 3190 E. Midland Road, Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Description Facilitated by Anne Hamilton, Respiratory Therapist. The cost is $25 for...

Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability

SAVE THE DATE What : Tenth Annual Conference The Region's Health and Healthcare Systems: Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability When : Friday, January 25, 2019. 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m....

MHS Healthy Lifestyle Workshop

January 28, 5:30 p.m. Location: McKenzie Health System Dining Room, 120 Delaware Street, Sandusky Guest Speaker: Jamie Foster, A Chance to Change Drug and Alcohol Testing, L.L.C. Topic:...

MHS Change 4 Life Support Group

January 29, 6:30 p.m. Location: Sandusky Presbyterian Church Meeting Room, 104 Lexington Street, Sandusky Guest Speaker: Millie Patterson Topic: “Let Go of The Past, Embrace the Future”...

McLaren Bay Region safeTALK suicide alertness training

McLaren Bay Region will host a free safeTALK suicide alertness training session on Tuesday, January 29 from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. safeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares attendees,...

McLaren Bay Region to host safeTALK suicide alertness training

McLaren Bay Region will host a free safeTALK suicide alertness training session on Tuesday, January 29 from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. safeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares attendees,...

McLaren Bay Region Baby Class for BIG KIDS-Sibling Preparation Class

Wednesday, January 30 | 6PM - 7:30PM This class is designed for children ages 3-8 who are expecting a new baby at home. Attendees will learn about fetal development, safety and the older sibling's...

McLaren Bay Region “Boot Camp for New Dads”

Thursday, January 31 | 6PM - 9PM Boot Camp for New Dads is a community education program for first time fathers. Taught by fathers, Boot Camp enables new dads to step up to the tremendous challenge...

American Cancer Society Freshstart Smoking Cessation Program - Two days, Thursday 1/24/19 and 1/31/19

Facility: Center for Rehabilitation, McLaren Bay Region West Campus, 3190 E. Midland Road, Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Description Facilitated by Anne Hamilton, Respiratory Therapist. The cost is $25 for...

MRH Offers Diabetes Education Refresher Class

The Diabetes Self-Management Training (DSMT) program of Marlette Regional Hospital invites Thumb Area residents living with diabetes to take advantage of an educational opportunity that can assist...

Covenant HealthCare

President and CEO: Ed Bruff





Location: 1447 N. Harrison-Cooper Campus, Saginaw, Michigan 48602

County: Saginaw

Facility Description: 623 Inpatient Acute Care Beds; Over 20 inpatient and outpatient facilities in Saginaw, Bay City and Frankenmuth, and a trauma/emergency department that cares for more than 85,000 patients annually. 

Type: Acute Care

Community Impact: Covenant is one of the largest employers in Saginaw County with 4,500 employees and 600 medical staff. More than 700 volunteers provide about 97,000 hours each year.

Sketch: One of the largest, most comprehensive healthcare providers north of metro Detroit, Covenant HealthCare is a nonprofit health system that offers a broad spectrum of programs and services throughout east central Michigan. Services range from high risk obstetrics, neonatal and pediatric intensive care, to acute care including a Level II Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, cardiology, oncology, orthopaedics, robotic surgery, bariatric services, and more using leading edge medicine. All programs and services exemplify the Covenant commitment to providing extraordinary care for every generation.

Telephone Number: (989) 583-0000

Website: www.covenanthealthcare.com

 Recent Accomplishments:

  - The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recently announced that Covenant HealthCare has been included in the annual U.S. News & World Report congratulatory ad. The recognition comes as a result of participation in the “Get With the Guidelines” quality improvement program and commitment to achieving “award-level adherence to up-to-date research-based treatment guidelines for heart failure and stroke patients.” This is the second time that Covenant has earned a “Gold Plus” status in the ranking, which is the highest achievement ranking. 

- Covenant Healthcare was recently listed among the Becker’s Hospital Review 2014 edition of “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs.” The hospitals featured on the list have all received recognition from several reputable ranking agencies, including U.S. News & World Report, Truven Health Analytics, the National  Cancer Institute, and the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, CareChex and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association.

- Covenant HealthCare President and CEO Spencer Maidlow was honored last year with the Michigan Health & Hospital Association’s Healthcare Leadership Award. He was one of three healthcare executives in the state to receive the honor.

- In 2014, Covenant HealthCare opened the Covenant Center for Autism in Bay City to better serve the community and address the needs of local children with autism spectrum disorders.

- The Covenant HealthCare Diabetes Self-Management Program has recently renewed its status as an accredited diabetes education program through the American Association of Diabetes Educators. This allows residents in and surrounding the Great Lakes Bay Region increased access to critical diabetes education services.


 



315 Mulholland Street
Bay City, Michigan 48708
Office: (989) 891-8810
Fax: (989) 891-8161
           

 



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