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Sparrow Medical Group Carson Expands Walk-in Patient Hours

Michigan Business Network
November 20, 2019 3:00 PM

CARSON CITY, MI – Sparrow Medical Group (SMG) Carson Walk-In Clinic has expanded its hours to six days a week to meet the needs of the Carson City area. The SMG Carson Walk-In Clinic is now open Monday through Friday from noon to 7 p.m., and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon.

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Sparrow Hosts Special Baby Shower

Michigan Business Network
November 20, 2019 10:00 AM

Sparrow showcases Mom and newborn simulator mannequins

Sparrow Health System introduced their new mother and newborn simulator mannequins, lifelike moveable figures that portray the steps of labor and birth. These mannequins were funded by the Sparrow Foundation’s Women Working Wonders and will be used as a teaching tool for Sparrow Nurses, Providers, and medical students.

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SPARROW NEWS: Sparrow Hospital Earns Most Wired Recognition in Using Technology to Improve Patient Care

Michigan Business Network
November 18, 2019 3:00 PM

LANSING, MI – Sparrow Hospital has earned a top ranking for use of technology in improving Patient care from the Ann Arbor-based College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).

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U.P. Perspective | Shop Small

U.P. Perspectives
November 18, 2019 2:00 PM

News & Editorial from Amy Clickner and Lake Superior Community Partnership, sharing the U.P. Perspective:

With the holiday season underway, here in Marquette County we truly have many reasons to be thankful. We are lucky to live in this wonderful community filled with amazing organizations, businesses and people. On behalf of the LSCP, we want to thank all of our partners and stakeholders who continue to assist in economic development in our region. By working together we make Marquette County a great place to live, work, play AND shop!

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PRESS: BWL to Host Final Open House to Collect Input on Region’s Energy Future

Michigan Business Network
November 18, 2019 12:00 PM

Final of Five Public Open Houses to be Held in November to Shape BWL’s New Integrated Resource Plan!

The Lansing Board of Water & Light is hosting a series of Open Houses to gather feedback on the new Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), which will guide the company’s actions to continue delivering cleaner, affordable and reliable power to the region for decades to come. Members of the public are invited to attend to ask questions and offer suggestions to help shape the IRP.

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NEWS RELEASE: Conference Provides Insight to Michigan’s Infrastructure Challenges

Michigan Business Network
November 14, 2019 9:00 AM


UPDATE: Jeffrey Mosher catches up with David M. Lick, Shareholder with Foster Swift Collins Smith PC Attorneys Michigan (check out the recently attached PodCast).

Lansing - Infrastructure in Michigan needs to be rebuilt and oftentimes governments are cash-strapped for roads, bridges, water and wastewater, and other public works.  How P3s (Public-Private Partnerships) are being utilized to meet the challenges faced by municipalities will be presented by the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (NCPPP) at their P3 Showcase in Lansing on December 3, 2019.

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BWL Hosts Regional Water Tapping Competition

Michigan Business Network
November 12, 2019 2:00 PM

The Lansing Board of Water & Light hosted the Regional Water Tapping Competition, Wednesday November 6. The three member teams will race against the clock to be the fastest team to simulate a new house water service installation with as few violations, including minor leaks and safety risks, as possible.

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AAA NEWS RELEASE | Gas Prices Jump by Eleven Cents

Michigan Business Network
November 11, 2019 11:00 AM

Shorter supplies and greater demand drive prices 

DEARBORN, Mich., (date) - Gas prices in Michigan are increasing. The average price for gasoline jumped eleven cents last week.

Michigan drivers are now paying an average price of $2.52 per gallon for regular unleaded. Monday's state average is eleven cents more than a week ago, nine cents less than this time last month, and nine cents less than this time last year.

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Genomenon Accelerates Rare and Genetic Disease Research with Mastermind Version 2.0

Michigan Business Network
November 8, 2019 11:00 AM

Mastermind Genomic Search Engine Now Filters Evidence by Phenotype – Critical for the Genetic Interpretation of Rare Diseases


Genomenon® announced the release of Mastermind® version 2.0. The Genomic Search Engine now includes the ability to search the entirety of the genomic literature by phenotypes (symptoms). This new functionality will further accelerate diagnosis of patients with genetic and rare diseases.

Patients, particularly those with rare diseases, don’t always have a name for their condition. This makes it very difficult to diagnose and treat their disease. The ability to search the genetic literature by symptoms (following the Human Phenotype Ontology, or HPO) helps clinicians narrow their diagnosis to the appropriate disease and treatment.

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AAA NEWS RELEASE | Addressing Changes in Driving Comfort Early Can Keep Older Adults Driving Longer

Michigan Business Network
November 7, 2019 5:00 PM

Lack of comfort or confidence on the road can cause older adults to make unnecessary changes or reduce their driving

DEARBORN, Mich., (November 7, 2019) — Older adults with discomfort or low confidence while driving are adjusting their driving patterns to avoid driving at night, on the freeway, in afternoon rush hour traffic, or in unfamiliar areas, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Some of the self-regulated changes older drivers make can be unnecessary and do not always improve safety. In order to extend their mobility and reduce risk on the road, AAA recommends older drivers consult a healthcare professional when feelings of driving discomfort arise.

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