Ascension St. Joseph Hospital

Chief Administrative Officer: Shane Hunt

HCECM Board: Trustee

Location: 200 Hemlock, P.O. Box 659, Tawas City,                           Michigan, 48764 

County: Iosco

Facility Description: 47 Inpatient Acute Care Beds

Type: Acute Care

Community Impact: Provides primary, secondary and referral for tertiary care to more than 213,000 patients annually, including 16,400 emergency department visits.

Sketch: Ascension St. Joseph Hospital, a member of Ascension Health, is a non-profit healthcare system that is governed by a local board of trustees represented by residents, medical staff and sister sponsorships and has been providing medical care since 1953. Its 47-bed hospital is located in rural northeast Michigan serving the counties of Alcona, Arenac, Iosco, Ogemaw and Oscoda with a population of approximately 87,000 residents. Its Catholic Health Ministry is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Telephone Number: (989) 362-3411


Recent Accomplishments:

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

- In 2010, Ascension St. Joseph Hospital, formerly St. Joseph Health System was named one of the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals by Thomson Reuters.