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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...

HCECM Members Announce Golf Outings

For a list of 2019 golf outings, please click here

McLaren Bay Region Announces Community Classes

At McLaren Bay Region , we understand that your health is your main priority. That’s why we offer classes and events that make keeping your health in check simple. We back you up in your life...

McKenzie Health System Community Fitness Classes Session #4

July 8 – August 30 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...

Hills & Dales General Hospital Follow up to Active Shooter Drill

On Friday, June 21, Hills & Dales General Hospital, in a partnership with local and state law enforcement, as well as MMR and other local agencies, conducted an active shooter drill. The drill...

CMU Medical Students Partner with MRH Providers in Marlette & North Branch

In July, Marlette Regional Hospital will warmly welcome two third-year Central Michigan University (CMU) College of Medicine (CMED) students to their facility and our Thumb Area communities. These...

Marlette Regional Hospital’s $10 Sports Physicals in July

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

14th Annual McKenzie Auxiliary Golf Scramble a Success!

The 14th Annual McKenzie Auxiliary Golf Scramble was a big success raising over $16,600 which will be used to help with the recent purchase of a 3D mammography machine. This technology helps with...

Ogboh Memorial 5K Walk/Run Donates to Hospice

Over 75 Thumb Area 5K enthusiasts from near and far headed to Brown City on June 8, 2019 to take part in the 6th annual Dr. Michael Ogboh Memorial Walk/Run sponsored by Marlette Regional Hospital....

July Lunch & Learn Focuses on Anxiety and Depression

McKenzie Health System is pleased to present a Community Mental Health Clinician as the featured speaker at the July Lunch & Learn workshop, scheduled for Wednesday, July 17, 2019, from Noon to 1...

McKenzie Health System Foundation’s “What Your Mama Never Told You” Event on July 25 to Highlight Women’s Health Information

Through the generations, women have not always been eager to share intimate health details or to ask the difficult questions. To make it easy for women in the community to learn more about...

MHS Healthcare Provider BLS Classes

July 16 , 2:00 - 6:00 p.m. Additional classes and times available by calling 810-648-3092 Registration is required by calling 810-648-6117.

MHS Lunch and Learn

July 17, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Location: McKenzie Health System Dining Room, 120 Delaware Street, Sandusky Speaker: Community Mental Health Clinician Topic: What Everyone Should Know About Anxiety &...

4 Week Childbirth Series

Wednesdays, July 17 - August 7 | 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. This class provides information on the process of labor and birth, including breathing, relaxation and other coping measures, hospital birthing...

Kiddie Cruise ¼ mile fun run

Kiddie Cruise ¼ mile fun run for kids ages 5-10. Free event held July 18 at 7:00 pm at Scheurer Health Long Term Care Parking Lot. Register onsite from 5:30 – 6:30 pm.

Pigeon Sunset Classic 5k Run/Walk

Pigeon Sunset Classic 5k run/walk: Held July 18 at 8:00 pm at Scheurer Health Long Term Care Parking Lot register online ($15) at www.scheurer.org or onsite ($20) day of race. First 100 registrants...

Pigeon SummerFest Kids’ Day

Pigeon SummerFest Kids’ Day: Join Scheurer Health in the Pigeon Municipal Parking Lot on July 19 from 1 - 3 pm for activities for kids.

Marlette Regional Hospital & Kraft’s to Host Car Show, Swap & Health Fair

Get yourself in gear for a healthy summer! The Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) Foundation and Kraft Service Center invite you to attend a Car Show, Swap & Health Fair at Kraft Service Center on...

McLaren Bay Region Offers Sports Physicals

McLaren Bay Region offers Sports Physicals on July 23, 2019, at McLaren Bay Region's Center for Rehabilitation. For more information, please click here

What Your Mama Never Told You!

July 25, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Blue Water Sports Bar & Grill, 8 N. Ridge Street, Port Sanilac Laugh or cry? Young or old? Weight gain? Hot flashes? Postpartum depression? Bladder Slings? Birth...

Childbirth Education Saturday Cram Session

Saturday, July 27 | 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. A condensed version of our 4 Week Childbirth Series, this class includes the same information as the above class in a one-day session. For more information,...

MHS Healthy Lifestyle Workshop

July 29, 5:30 p.m. Location: McKenzie Health System Dining Room, 120 Delaware Street, Sandusky Speaker: Steve McKenney, Sanilac County Drug Task Force Topic: The Latest on our Drug Scene FREE, please...

Baby Class for BIG KIDS

Tuesday, July 30 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Designed for children ages 3-8 who are expecting a new sibling at home, this class includes information on fetal development, newborns and the role of the...

HealthSource Saginaw Open House

HealthSource Saginaw announces Open House for our new Geriatric Psychiatric Inpatient Unit. Please join us for light refreshments and a tour of our new unit on Tuesday, July 30 between 3:00 and 5:30...

Breast Cancer Education Series: Breast Radiation, the Myths and Truths

Thursday, August 1 | 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The breast cancer support group meets the first Thursday of each month. In this session, hear from Radiation Oncologist Brooke Trotter, MD about the short...

McLaren Bay Region Receives 2019 Governor's Award of Excellence

McLaren Bay Region has been awarded with MPRO’s 2019 Governor’s Award of Excellence for Excellence in Effective Reporting and Measurement. The award recognizes improvement in nursing communication, a reduction in central-line blood stream infections and a reduction in surgical site infections for abdominal hysterectomies.

This year, more than 130 Michigan hospitals, physician practices, nursing homes, inpatient psychiatric facilities, ambulatory surgery centers and home health agencies were honored with the Governor’s Award of Excellence. This award recognizes participants for their dedication and success in improving healthcare quality and patient safety in Michigan. To be eligible for the award, participants must have achieved, maintained and continually improved in specific and rigorous milestones related to the award they received.

“We are fortunate to be able to partner with McLaren Bay Region and all the other dedicated organizations across the state of Michigan,” said MPRO President and CEO Leland Babitch, MD, MBA. “To be able to recognize these outstanding accomplishments with the Governor’s office highlights the importance of improving healthcare quality in our state.”

The Governor’s Award of Excellence was first developed in 2003. The current award is based upon work from 2017-2018 in the following areas:
•     Improving heart health
•     Increasing adult immunizations
•     Lowering the risk of infection in hospitals
•     Effective reporting and measurement
•     Improving care in nursing homes
•     Increasing identification of behavioral health conditions
•     Improving diabetes management
 
The McLaren Bay Region team is dedicated to improving patient safety," said Sandy Garzell, McLaren Bay Region Director of Quality Improvement and Organizational Excellence. "We are proud to be recognized for the hard work our team has put in to make these improvements."

Award recipients were honored May 8, 2019 at Eagle Eye Golf Course in Bath Township, MI. For more information about the Governor’s Award of Excellence, including a list of winners, visit http://www.mpro.org/gae2019.
 

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