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HCECM has announced all 2018 Golf Outings

For a list of all HCECM member Golf Outings for 2018, please click here

McLaren Bay Medical Foundation Hosts 27th Annual Golf for Life Classic

McLaren Bay Medical Foundation will host the 27th annual Golf for Life Classic on Monday, August 6, 2018 at Apple Mountain Golf Course. The event includes an 18-hole scramble with a morning shotgun...

Covenant HealthCare Unveils Hybrid Operating Room; Technology is One of Two in Michigan

In July 2017, a groundbreaking ceremony kicked-off a major renovation for the Covenant HealthCare Surgical Services Department. Monday, June 25, 2018 Covenant unveiled the new hybrid operating suite...

McKenzie Health System Community Fitness Classes Session #4

July 9 – August 31 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...

Sports Physicals Offered at McLaren Bay Region

McLaren Bay Region will be holding sports physicals on Tuesday, July 17 and Monday, July 30 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Center for Rehabilitation, 3190 E. Midland Road, Bay City. Each physical...

MRH Foundation to Host 10th Annual Golf Event Sept. 6th

The Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) Foundation’s golf committee is pleased to announce their tenth annual Driving for Health Golf Scramble scheduled to take place on Thursday, September 6 th...

HealthSource Saginaw Breaks Ground on Construction and Renovation Project

On June 18, 2018, HealthSource Saginaw on Hospital Road in Saginaw Township broke ground on a 15 month construction and renovation project. “For 88 years, HealthSource Saginaw has been a...

Hills & Dales General Hospital to Acquire Baker College of Cass City Facility

Hills & Dales General Hospital is pleased to announce that they have acquired the Baker College of Cass City building, located on Main Street in Cass City. After touring the space and speaking...

Hills & Dales General Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Brian Perry, ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat) Specialist.

Hills & Dales General Hospital is pleased to announce Dr. Brian Perry, Board Certified Otolaryngologist/ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat), will be joining their group of specialty physicians. He will begin...

Covenant Radiation Center Expanding, Adding Second Linear Accelerator to Support Radiation Therapy; Construction Underway

As part of the health system’s commitment to maintaining a quality-driven, state-of-the-art cancer treatment facility, Covenant HealthCare is adding a second linear accelerator to the Covenant...

132-Year-Old Hospital Turns 20; Covenant HealthCare Celebrates 20th Anniversary

July 1, 2018 officially marked 20 years since Covenant HealthCare was founded. July 1, 1998 two long-standing Saginaw-based hospitals (Saginaw General and St. Luke’s Hospitals) merged to form...

McKenzie Health System to Host Men’s Health Event with Free Screenings, Food and Fun on August 9

Featuring health screenings, food and refreshments, and the latest equipment from Bennett Powersports and John Deere, a special Men’s Health Event is taking place on August 9 from 4:30 to 7:30...

McLaren Bay Region Among Nation’s Top Performing Hospitals for Treatment of Heart Attack Patients

McLaren Bay Region has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry Silver Performance Achievement Award for 2018. McLaren Bay Region is one of only 95 hospitals...

Diabetes Education Classes At McLaren Bay Region

A Diabetes Self-Care Education Program is offered through McLaren Bay Region. A total of three 3-hour sessions and a follow-up class with certified diabetes education nurses and registered dietitians...

McLaren Bay Region Offers Prenatal Classes

McLaren Bay Region offers a variety of prenatal programs for expectant parents and parents of newborns. Classes include: Childbirth 4-Week Series Weekend Cram Session Breastfeeding Class Baby Class...

McLaren Bay Region Offers “Parkinson’s Exercise & Movement” Class

McLaren Bay Region’s Center for Rehabilitation is pleased to offer a comprehensive low-cost exercise class designed for individuals living with Parkinson’s Disease....

Clean Eating Takes Center Stage at July Healthy Lifestyle Workshop

McKenzie Health System welcomes Robert Sollman, Bio Tech Instructor at the Sanilac Career Center to present on “Eating Clean-What Does That Mean?” at the July Healthy Lifestyle Workshop,...

Harbor Beach Community Hospital 5K Walk/Run Results

Harbor Beach Community Hospital held their 15 th Annual 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, July 14 th , during the Maritime Festivities with 166 people registered for the event. Thanks to the runners and...

Harbor Beach Community Hospital Announces Scholarship Recipients

Pat McCollough, President of the Hospital Board and Robert J. Swartz, Chairman of the Hospital Foundation along with the Harbor Beach Community Hospital and Hospital Board of Trustees and the Huron...

Safe Sitter® Courses Offered in Marlette

Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) is offering two Safe Sitter® courses in the month of August for students in grades 6th through 8th to prepare them for watching younger siblings or children they...

MHS Healthy Lifestyle Workshop

July 23, 5:30 p.m. Location: McKenzie Health System Dining Room, 120 Delaware Street, Sandusky Guest Speaker: Robert Sollman, Bio Tech Instructor, Sanilac Career Center Topic: "Eating Clean –...

McLaren Bay Region Baby Class for BIG KIDS

McLaren Bay Region will offer a Baby Class for BIG KIDS (sibling preparation class) on Monday, July 23 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at McLaren Bay Region, Orlen Johnson Library Conference Room,...

MRH $10 Sports Physicals in July

Marlette Regional Hospital’s family health care offices are offering reduced price sports physicals to area athletes for a cost of ten dollars, and half of the proceeds will be donated back to...

MRH $10 Sports Physicals in July

Marlette Regional Hospital’s family health care offices are offering reduced price sports physicals to area athletes for a cost of ten dollars, and half of the proceeds will be donated back to...

MRH $10 Sports Physicals in July

Marlette Regional Hospital’s family health care offices are offering reduced price sports physicals to area athletes for a cost of ten dollars, and half of the proceeds will be donated back to...

McLaren Bay Region Sports Physicals

McLaren Bay Region will be holding sports physicals on Tuesday, July 17 and Monday, July 30 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Center for Rehabilitation, 3190 E. Midland Road, Bay City. Each physical...

MHS Change 4 Life Support Group

July 31, 6:30 p.m. Location: Sandusky Presbyterian Church Meeting Room, 104 Lexington Street, Sandusky Guest Speaker: Ellynne Volmering, Dietary Director at Harbor Beach Community Hospital Topic:...

McLaren Bay Region Breast Cancer Education Series

The Breast Cancer Education Series will meet on Thursday, August 2 at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room at the Health Pavilion, 3175 W. Professional Drive in Bay City. The topic of the August meeting...

Bay Area Cancer Support Group

The Bay Area Cancer Support Group meets on the first Thursday of each month (August 5) from 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at the Karmanos Cancer Institute, McLaren Bay Region West Campus, 3140 West Campus...

McLaren Bay Medical Foundation 27th Annual Golf for Life Classic

27th Annual Golf for Life Classic at Apple Mountain Resort, Freeland McLaren Bay Medical Foundation Contact: Alysa Matthews—989-895-4727 alysa.matthews@mclaren.org—www.mclaren.org

McLaren Bay Amputee Support Group

The Amputee Support Group will meet on Tuesday, August 7 from 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. at the Center for Rehabilitation, McLaren Bay Region West Campus, 3190 East Midland Road in Bay City. This group was...

McLaren Bay Region Precious Reflections

Precious Reflections, a pregnancy and infant loss support group, will meet on Tuesday, August 7 (first Tuesday of each month) from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 820 South Lincoln, Bay...

McLaren Bay Region Breastfeeding Class

McLaren Bay Region has scheduled a Breastfeeding Class on Tuesday, August 7 from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Health Pavilion, 3175 West Professional Drive, Bay City. This class is for expectant mothers...

McLaren Bay Region Caring for Others

Caring for Others meets the second Wednesday of each month at the Center for Rehabilitation, McLaren Bay Region West Campus, 3190 E. Midland Road in Bay City. The next meeting is Wednesday, August 8...

Covenant HealthCare Foundation Red Carpet Par 3 Challenge

Covenant HealthCare Foundation Red Carpet Par 3 Challenge at Apple Mountain Resort, Freeland Covenant HealthCare Contact: Covenant HealthCare Foundation 989-583-7604...

McKenzie Health System to Host Men’s Health Event with Free Screenings, Food and Fun on August 9

Featuring health screenings, food and refreshments, and the latest equipment from Bennett Powersports and John Deere, a special Men’s Health Event is taking place on August 9 from 4:30 to 7:30...

Covenant HealthCare Foundation Red Carpet Golf Classic

Covenant HealthCare Foundation Red Carpet Golf Classic at Apple Mountain Resort, Freeland Covenant HealthCare Contact: Covenant HealthCare Foundation 989-583-7604 www.CovenantHealthCareFoundation.com

Marlette Regional Hospital

President and CEO:
Daniel Babcock

HCECM Board: Chair

 

Location: 2770 Main Street, Marlette, Michigan 48453

County: Sanilac

Facility Description: 25 Inpatient Acute Care Beds, 39 Long-term Care Beds, 6 Inpatient Hospice Beds

Type: Critical Access Hospital, Long-term Care

Community Impact: Employs 430. Serves over 50,000 patients each year.

Sketch: Marlette Regional Hospital opened in 1951 with 22 beds. Since then, MRH has grown and expanded its services to match the growth and needs of the communities it serves. Over the years, MRH has accumulated many "firsts." The Marlette Amendment to the federal Hill Burton Act permitted federal grant dollars to be awarded to non-county-seat communities for the construction of hospitals. This amendment directly facilitated the construction of many more hospitals across the country. MRH's extended care facility opened on Dec. 1, 1964, and was the first hospital-attached long-term care facility in Michigan. It is now a 43-bed, skilled nursing facility--the highest level of licensure possible for a nursing home. Its staff continues to earn exceptional recognition from the Michigan Department of Community Health. When the Hannah D. Wolfe Retirement Residence opened in 1969, it was the region's first hospital-owned retirement residence for independent seniors. More than 40 years later, it continues to serve as a valuable resource for independent senior accommodations.

The 1980s saw the hospital's innovative development of medical practices in surrounding communities--now an integrated network of primary care physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants. Today, MRH has thriving medical practices in five communities, serving three counties. Its United Hospice Service began its mission in 1983--the first hospice service in the region. Today, with the addition of a beautiful and recently remodeled Hospice Residence, MRH's United Hospice Service is the oldest and largest hospice in the area, offering hope and inspiration to families.

In 1993, the hospital constructed a new emergency department, a lab and radiology facilities after a successful community fund drive. The hospital's emergency department remains one of the busiest in the Thumb and, because of the generous availability of skilled staff and technology, completely cares for more than 96 percent of its patients without having to transfer them to another hospital. In 1995, MRH opened the region's first and only inpatient center for intensive rehabilitation, offering a spectrum of diagnostic, medical and therapy services designed for patients with neurological, orthopedic and degenerative conditions.

MRH forged an innovative relationship with St. Mary's of Michigan in 2002 to bring cancer treatment expertise to the area. The Seton Cancer Institute at MRH offers radiation therapy and chemotherapy services, providing local cancer patients convenience and leading-edge treatment technology in the same location. However, it's important while recounting its history to acknowledge the appreciation for what happened before the hospital opened. Seven years earlier, a group of civic-minded people believed that Marlette deserved a hospital. After the opening dedication more than 50 years ago, some of these volunteers remained associated with the hospital. Some quietly resumed their private lives. But all set an example of the dedication, stewardship, philanthropy and community service that are still vital and modeled by its employees and medical staff today.

MRH is committed to providing cutting-edge technologies, equipment and quality service to its patients. It also strives to be an employer of choice in the Thumb region. Employing over 430 people, MRH is directed by sound business practices and evidences a genuine commitment to continuous improvement. In 2013, MRH finalized an affiliation agreement with McKenzie Health System which started as a general partnership to share equipment and materials in 2010. The affiliation will provide patients with access to more services, medical staff and resources held by the two hospitals. 

Telephone Number: (989) 635-4000

Website: www.marletteregionalhospital.org

Recent Accomplishments:

- In January, Marlette Regional Hospital’s (MRH) long-term care unit earned a deficiency-free annual state survey as a result of a recent on-site inspection by the Bureau of Health Care Services (BHCS) within the Department of Licensing and  Regulatory Affairs (LARA).

- Marlette Regional Hospital's laboratory has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent onsite inspection of the laboratory and cardiopulmonary departments.

- The Marlette Regional Hospital long-term care unit celebrated its 50th anniversary recently.

- The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) and iVantage Health Analytics recently honored Marlette Regional Hospital for “Excellence in Outcomes” and “Excellence in Efficiency.”

- Over the years, Marlette has accumulated many “firsts.” The Marlette Amendment to the federal Hill Burton Act permitted federal grant dollars to be awarded to non-county-seat communities for the construction of hospitals. This amendment directly facilitated the construction of many more hospitals across the country.

 

 


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

 



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