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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...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Hospital Council of East Central Michigan Annual Spring Trustee Forum

How To Screw Up, Stress Out, and Get Nothing Done 

April 16, 2019. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., followed by lunch

Zehnder's Restaurant of Frankenmuth 

For an event brochure, please click here

PAST EVENTS

Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability

Tenth Annual Conference

The Region's Health and Healthcare Systems:
Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability

Friday, January 25, 2019. 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Ott Auditorium, Regional Education Center, Saginaw Valley State University. Simulcast at Central Michigan University and Kirtland Health Sciences Center, Grayling

For an event brochure, please click here

For Karen Timberlake's presentation, please click here

For Vondie Woodbury's presentation, please click here

 

Safe Talk Suicide Awareness for Everyone

June 27, 2018.  8:30 a.m. to 12 noon

Region VII Area Agency of Aging Conference Center
1615 S. Euclid Ave., Bay City, MI

For event flyer, please click here 


HCECM Bridges to Health and Healthcare

May 31, 2018.  8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Region VII Area Agency of Aging Conference Center
1615 S. Euclid Ave., Bay City, MI

For event flyer, please click here

Hospital Council of East Central Michigan Annual Spring Trustee Forum

Physicians and Executives Partnering to Create Superior Performance

April 17, 2018.  9 a.m. to noon, followed by lunch

Zehnder's Restaurant of Frankenmuth

For event brochure, please click here

Ninth Annual Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability Conference at SVSU

January 26, 2018 

The Region's Health and Healthcare Systems: Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability

For Dr. Fabius presentation, click here

For  Daniel Wolfson's presentation, click here

For Dr. Flanders' presentation, click here

Hospital Council of East Central Michigan Trustee Forum

April 17, 2017

Shubhang Dave from The Advisory Board Company presented: The National Prescription for Employee and Physician Engagement: Key Insights and Recommendations for Empowering the Workforce.

Synopsis: The health care industry is bracing for yet another period of uncertainty, and building an engaged workforce that is ready to rise to the challenge has arguably never been more important. This session offered hospital leaders a national perspective on trends in staff and physician engagement, including powerful data the attendees needed to make a business case for investing in engagement and an exploration of key demographic groups whose engagement their strategy should address. The session armed attendees with best practices demonstrated by organizations that are achieving high levels of engagement in spite of a rapid pace of change.

 
8th Annual 'Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability' Conference at SVSU

January 27, 2017 

Robert Fortini, PNPRay King, MD

Speakers included Robert Fortini, PNP, and Ray King, MD. Fortini is the Chief Clinical Officer for Bon Secours Medical Group and King is Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer, of Allegiance Health. Population Health Management is a pressing topic within the healthcare arena.

The 2017 conference shared how this is achieved through innovative and transformative actions, providing vision to enhance system performance, improve care coordination, and reduce costs. This can all be accomplished by building on the collective impact model, catalyzed by national and regional thought leaders. Speakers provided conceptual frameworks and case examples related to their experiences in accountable systems of care and patient/person-centered medical homes, enabling participants to continue examining and enhancing their efforts toward improving quality and patient care experiences in the region.

The event was cosponsored by Saginaw Valley State University, Hospital Council of East Central Michigan, Mid-Central Area Health Education Center and Michigan Health Improvement Alliance.

Robert Fortini P.N.P. Presentation

Ray King, M.D. Presentation

 

Greg Paris, MHA
If You Plan to Dance, It's Time to 'Pretty Up'
May 3, 2016 

Greg Paris, MHA, received his undergraduate degree in marketing and accounting from Iowa State University and his master's in Healthcare Administration from Des Moines University. He was named the Iowa Hospital Association Executive of the Year in 2007 and is a member of Studer Group's Hall of Fame. Over the past seven years,  he has worked with Studer Group as a coach, Rural Account Leader and national speaker.

To view his presentation, click here. 

7th Annual 'Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability' Conference at SVSU 
January 22, 2016

Barbara Balik, RN, EdD

Dr. Barbara Balik works with healthcare leaders to build systems and culture for quality, safety, patient/family experience, and staff-provider engagement. Recent partnerships involved developing skills and systems for patient and family centered care and patient partnerships, excellent patient experience especially with physician communication with patients, reliable transitions in care, and development of effective quality infrastructures for population health. The systems developed assure sustained improvement and innovation.

To view and print her presentation, click here

Diane Stollenwerk, MPP

Diane Stollenwerk is an appointed member of the Maryland Health Care Commission and president of a small consulting firm that provides strategic insight, practical guidance and hands on implementation to improve health and health care. Her expertise is in consumer engagement, performance measurement, accountability, public reporting, effective communication and technology. She has worked on health policy issues for nearly 25 years at the local, state and national levels, including serving as a Vice President at the National Quality Forum.

To view and print her presentation, click here. 


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