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Sparrow Names Ilene Cantor as Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Michigan Business Network
November 17, 2017 12:00 PM

LANSING, MI – Ilene Cantor, who has broad experience in healthcare marketing and media, has been named as Sparrow’s new Vice President of Marketing and Communications.

In her role, Cantor will be a key member of Sparrow Health System’s executive team, providing coordinated leadership, direction and guidance in the areas of communication and public relations, brand management, internal and external marketing, messaging, media relations, and communications.

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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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Sparrow Needs Your Help in Winning Statewide Organ Donation Challenge

Michigan Business Network
October 18, 2017 12:00 PM

LANSING, MI – Sparrow needs everyone’s help in winning a statewide hospital challenge to see who can add the most names to the Michigan Organ Donor Registry this fall.

If you’re not among the 60 percent of Michigan adults who are registered organ and tissue donors, go to www.giftoflifemichigan.org/go/sparrow by Nov. 10 to be counted in the Gift of Life Michigan Hospital Challenge. If you think you’re a registered donor but aren’t sure, check your driver’s license or state ID for a little red heart symbol in the lower right corner.

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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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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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Collaboration with Ingham County Health Department to transform care at Sparrow Volunteers of America Community Health Center

Michigan Business Network
October 5, 2017 2:00 PM

LANSING, MI – A new collaboration with the Ingham County Health Department will allow the innovative Sparrow Medical Group Volunteers of America Clinic to become a Federally Qualified Health Center, with additional resources to care for underserved Patients in our region.

Under the new federal designation, services at the health center will be expanded to include a full-time medical social worker, outreach and enrollment support from the Health Department for those eligible for insurance coverage, and outreach care for the chronically homeless who do not feel comfortable seeking services within traditional facilities.

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Sparrow Hospital Proclaims Future Spartans

Michigan Business Network
October 4, 2017 3:00 PM

This Saturday is the big Michigan State University -University of Michigan game, and Sparrow Hospital have announced that all babies born at Sparrow Hospital can be Future Spartans. Each baby (there were over 4,000 last year) will be provided a very cute onesie with the slogan, Where Future Spartans are Born, and a certificate proclaiming them as a newborn Spartan fan.

There is also a Future Spartans Snapchat filter that can be used in Sparrow's Labor and Delivery, and Maternity Services areas. The program is being offered in partnership with MSU Athletics and Fox Sports. And, of course, those few Wolverine fans can choose not to receive the Future Spartan designation. Sparrow is mid-Michigan’s only Baby Friendly® Hospital, a national benchmark in quality care for mother and babies that promotes best practices in infant feeding and mother-baby bonding.

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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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