Scheurer Grief Support Group

Tuesday evenings at 6:00 PM Country Bay Village, Pigeon, MI Beginning March 5 and ending May 28, 2019 Free meal for participants at 5:30 PM. $10 Suggested donation for series For more information,...

Scheurer Announces Spring CPR and First Aid Classes

For dates and times of classes, please click here

Wedding Bells Ring at Marlette Regional Hospital

It’s not every day that someone gets married at a hospital, but on February 22, 2019, Marlette Regional Hospital was the proud host of an impromptu wedding ceremony and reception! The...

Marlette Regional Hospital & Community Events

Senior Stretch & Exercise Class Mondays and Fridays at MRH East Campus in Marlette This class is offered free of charge every Monday and Friday morning from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Light exercise...

$30 Adult Heart Screenings Offered in April at MRH

In partnership with Vascular Health Clinics, Marlette Regional is offering a limited number of $30 adult heart screenings for adults in April. The screenings will be performed by Marlette Regional...

Marlette Regional Hospital Offers Monthly Preventive Health Screenings

Preventive health screenings and monitoring is one of the best things you can do to stay healthy and ward off chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Unfortunately, due to...

Marlette Regional Hospital Employees “Commit to Be Fit”

As a healthy start to the New Year, Marlette Regional Hospital employees faced off in a “Commit to be Fit” six-week weight-loss challenge. Teams of employees worked together to achieve...

Sandusky NHS Students Raise Funds for B.C.U.P.S. Program

In observance of winter homecoming festivities, Sandusky National Honor Society (NHS) and Sweetheart candidates dedicated Sweetheart Week to raising awareness about cancer and giving back to local...

Marlette Regional Hospital Expands Inpatient Therapy Services

Marlette Regional Hospital is pleased to share that their inpatient therapy services have recently expanded with the addition of the TRAN-SIT® car transfer training unit. TRAN-SIT® features...

McLaren Bay Region Earns Blue Distinction® Centers+ Designation for Cardiac Care

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has recognized McLaren Bay Region with a Blue Distinction Centers+ for Cardiac Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue...

Healthy Lifestyle Focuses on Human Trafficking on March 25

The Healthy Lifestyle Series is addressing a serious and timely topic at its March 25 workshop on “Human Trafficking” which will be presented by Stephanie Krieger, Analyst/Engagement...

McKenzie Health System First in State to Earn Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation

A clear signal of its focus on care for older adults, McKenzie Health System recently earned a Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation from the American College of Emergency Physicians....

HCECM Members Announce Golf Outings

For a list of 2019 golf outings, please click here

MHS Healthy Lifestyle Workshop

March 25, 5:30 p.m. Location: McKenzie Health System Dining Room, 120 Delaware Street, Sandusky Guest Speaker: Stephanie Krieger, Analyst/Engagement Specialist, s7 Consulting Topic: “Human...

MHS Change 4 Life Support Group

March 26, 6:30 p.m. Location: Sandusky Presbyterian Church Meeting Room, 104 Lexington Street, Sandusky Discussion Leader: Christine Tanton Topic: “Stretch and Be Flexible” FREE,...

McLaren Bay Region Baby Class for BIG KIDS

Wednesday, March 27 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Designed for siblings ages 3-8 who are expecting a new baby at home, this class includes information about fetal development, newborns, sibling safety, the...

New! Safe@Home Course Offered in Marlette

Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) is offering a new, instructor-led Safe@Home course for students in grades 4th through 6th to prepare them to be safe when they are home alone. The course will be held...

$30 Adult Heart Screenings Offered in April at MRH

In partnership with Vascular Health Clinics, Marlette Regional is offering a limited number of $30 adult heart screenings for adults in April. The screenings will be performed by Marlette Regional...

Sanilac County Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group

April 5, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Location: McKenzie Health System Dining Room, 120 Delaware Street, Sandusky FREE Registration is not necessary

$30 Adult Heart Screenings Offered in April at MRH

In partnership with Vascular Health Clinics, Marlette Regional is offering a limited number of $30 adult heart screenings for adults in April. The screenings will be performed by Marlette Regional...

Harbor Beach Hospital Foundation European Tower Pheasant Hunt

Saturday, April 13, 2019 At Rooster Ranch: 7480 Germania Road, Ubly, MI 48475 For an event flyer, please click here

McLaren Bay Medical Foundation Hosts Fourth Annual 5K

McLaren Bay Medical Foundation will host the fourth annual 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Uptown Bay City. The 5K Walk/Run will take place at 9:00 a.m., with awards given to the top finisher...

Covenant HealthCare & Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Will Build Leading-Edge Rehabilitation Hospital in Saginaw

Leaders from Covenant HealthCare and Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation are drawing plans for a $40.7 million rehabilitation hospital. Located in Saginaw on the Covenant HealthCare main campus, the new building will include 48 inpatient beds (with shelled space for 12 beds for future use) and a state-of-the-art outpatient therapy facility.
By investing in this expansion, Covenant HealthCare and Mary Free Bed are developing a Rehabilitation Center of Excellence that will serve patients and families from a broad region of eastern Michigan. In addition to the new services and technology that will be housed in the building, Mary Free Bed at Covenant HealthCare patients will also have the opportunity to participate in national stroke rehabilitation research.
In November 2017, the two organizations signed a partnership agreement creating a 50-50 joint venture that brought advanced rehabilitation care to Saginaw and the Great Lakes Bay Region.  “One of our goals when we began the partnership was to study the need for a separate rehabilitation hospital,” said Mary Free Bed CEO Kent Riddle. “Our analysis shows it’s time to move ahead with construction of a new building that will be designed specifically for rehabilitation services.”
“The building will provide more private space for patients and enable our teams to be more efficient as they care for patients,” says Ed Bruff, Covenant HealthCare President and CEO. “In partnership with Mary Free Bed, we believe our Rehabilitation Center of Excellence will better serve Great Lakes Bay Region residents and be a world-class destination for patients from across the east side of the state.”
The joint venture for inpatient rehabilitation became operational in March of 2018. Since then, patient rehabilitation results have consistently exceeded national benchmarks.

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation at Covenant HealthCare Fact Sheet - February 27, 2019
New Building
We’re in the early stages of development, but initial plans call for the building to:
•    Have 48 private inpatient rehabilitation rooms (with space for 12 beds for future use)
•    Accommodate leading-edge technology such as ceiling mounted ambulation systems
•    Be located on the main campus of Covenant HealthCare in Saginaw
•    When fully operational, the new rehabilitation hospital is also estimated to bring 25-30 additional jobs to Saginaw.
•    Video concept, campus flyover, and patient care montage available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXBpwvDBQ3w
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation at Covenant HealthCare
Since March of 2018, the partnership has helped inpatients achieve excellent outcomes:
•    Based on a national rehabilitation measure that tracks the amount of improvement in physical and cognitive function, inpatients significantly exceeded national benchmarks.
•    Patient safety and quality metrics including infection rates, falls with injury, and pressure ulcers consistently outperformed the national averages.
•    Most patients say their number one goal is to return home. Mary Free Bed at Covenant discharges patients home at a higher rate than national benchmarks.

About Covenant HealthCare
One of the most comprehensive health care providers north of Detroit, Covenant HealthCare is a non-profit health system that offers a broad spectrum of programs and services throughout east central Michigan. With more than 4,600 employees and a 642-bed hospital, 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, orthopedics, robotic surgery, bariatric services, rehabilitation and more, using leading-edge medicine. Learn more at covenanthealthcare.com
About Mary Free Bed
Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited, rehabilitation hospital located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Since 1891, Mary Free Bed has restored hope and freedom through rehabilitation for children and adults with brain injuries, strokes, spinal cord injuries, multiple traumas, amputations, cancer and other diagnoses. The combination of more than 110 specialized medical and sports rehabilitation programs and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation enables our specialty physicians and staff to help patients achieve extraordinary clinical results. Additionally, the Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Network includes more than three dozen acute care hospitals across Michigan. For additional information, visit maryfreebed.com

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