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Delta Dental Foundation Distributes $150K to Improve Oral Health

Michigan Business Network
November 30, 2017 11:00 AM

Applications for Brighter Futures Community Grants program open December 1

Okemos, Michigan —The Delta Dental Foundation is seeking applications from community-based oral health programs and organizations in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana for its 2018 Brighter Futures Community Grants program.

Across Michigan, Ohio and Indiana, $150,000 total will be awarded in grants to organizations that specifically focus on providing and promoting oral health care for children and adults, particularly in underserved and at-risk populations.

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Helpful Tips for Employers Making Health Plan Changes

Michigan Business Beat
November 29, 2017 10:00 AM

Chris Holman welcome Scott Norman, VP, Business Development, Physicians Health Plan, Lansing, MI, into MBN's new studio and they review helpful tips for employers making health plan changes and planning for 2018.

January is right around the corner and many employers will be renewing their health plan contracts for 2018.

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Navigating Individuals During Healthcare Uncertainty

Michigan Business Beat
October 31, 2017 9:00 AM

Chris Holman speaks with Scott Norman, VP, Business Development, Physicians Health Plan about how the individual exchange open enrollment period is right around the corner and how a lot of small businesses are renewing their plans in the next few months.

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Dr. Sheri Prentiss Sparrow's Survivors Celebration Keynote Presentation

Michigan Business Beat
October 18, 2017 11:00 AM

From the 28th Annual WINS Celebration Michigan Business Network shares the keynote by evening speaker Dr. Sheri Prentiss, M.D., an Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physician and recent breast cancer survivor.

The eleven segments share her story and how she grew up wanting to be a doctor, and the challenges and opportunities presented by her illnesses. The October 9th celebration at the Michigan Athletic Club in East Lansing, gathered the amazing Breast Cancer Warriors and were assisted by many including MSU ROTC Candidates.

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Sparrow's Celebration A Breast Cancer Survivor's Story

Michigan Business Beat
October 18, 2017 10:00 AM

From the 28th Annual WINS Celebration Jeffrey Mosher interviews cancer survivor Janet Lindgren of Bath, Michigan.

The segment also includes more of the opening of the October 9th celebration in East Lansing, The session MC'ed by Sharon Cosgrove, BBA, RN, OCN, is a breast nurse navigator at Sparrow Cancer Center in Lansing, Michigan. This segment concludes with the beginning of the evening's keynote address.

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Sparrow's Survivors Celebration Keynote Speaker Dr. Sheri Prentiss

Michigan Business Beat
October 18, 2017 9:00 AM

From the 28th Annual WINS Celebration Jeffrey Mosher interviews keynote speaker Dr. Sheri Prentiss, M.D., an Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physician and recent breast cancer survivor.

The segment also includes the opening of the October 9th celebration in East Lansing, The session MC'ed by Sharon Cosgrove, BBA, RN, OCN, is a breast nurse navigator at Sparrow Cancer Center in Lansing, Michigan.

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Delta Dental's Days of Doing

Michigan Business Beat
October 17, 2017 3:00 PM

Chris Holman speaks with Claire Doroh, Corporate Citizenship Specialist Delta Dental of Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana, to review their employee volunteer days which have been going on this month.
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Hayes Green Beach: Consider Aquatic Therapy for Your Rehabilitation Needs

Michigan Business Network
October 11, 2017 12:00 PM

Charlotte, Mich. – October is National Physical Therapy Month recognizing how physical therapy “optimizes movement to improve the human experience.” Physical therapy services are an important and critical service to help those who suffer from pain associated with surgery, injury or illness.

Aquatic therapy is one service that can be an ideal option for patients who have chronic low back pain, suffer from degenerative conditions or arthritis, or who are recovering from a painful surgery.

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Lake St. Clair SMART Water Initiative Launches To Collaborate On Critical Technology

Michigan Business Network
September 29, 2017 6:00 PM

DETROIT. September 29, 2017--A consortium of some of technology’s brightest minds has been assembled to share critical data to address Lake St. Clair’s environmental challenges. The goal of this initiative is to develop a systematic approach to addressing lake issues, while creating the tools to provide a better understanding of lake dynamics and the land-water interface at the watershed scale.

Dubbed the Lake St. Clair SMART Water Initiative, the consortium is led by startup CitiesRising Technologies and includes the Michigan Office of the Great Lakes, the Institute of Water Research at Michigan State University, the Aspen Institute, Nicolas Institute for Environmental Policy Decisions at Duke University, Microsoft and ESRI.

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Hope in the Midst of Cancer Treatment

Michigan Business Beat
September 27, 2017 5:00 PM

Chris Holman talks with Sharon Cosgrove, Breast Health Nurse Navigator, Sparrow Herbert Herman Cancer Center, about what her job entails and how she is able to help navigate patients through treatment.

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