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Mascots Make Surprise Visit to Sparrow!

Michigan Business Network
March 21, 2017 5:00 PM

Mascots for a Cure took a visit to Sparrow Children's Center to lift up some of the children and their families that are battle cancer. Through their passion, relentless pursuit of goals, and the power of mascots, they foster hope, laughter, joy, positive memories and love. MBN had the privilege of seeing the mascots in action. The video footage of the event includes Sparrow Nurses doing the Chubby Checker Twist Challenge! 

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Sparrow once again serves as Presenting Sponsor of MHSAA Girls and Boys Basketball Finals

Michigan Business Network
March 17, 2017 6:30 PM

LANSING, MI —  Sparrow – which provides medical expertise and information to Michigan High School Association schools, their athletes, parents and staff – is once again serving as the Presenting Sponsor of this season’s state Girls and Boys Basketball Finals.


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Spreading Cheer at Sparrow Children's Center!

Michigan Business Network
March 17, 2017 5:30 PM

MBN's Tony Monge and Michael Steibel had the opportunity to visit Sparrow Hospital Friday March 17th. Ronald McDonald was spreading cheer to the young patients at the Sparrow Children’s Center.

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All about Saturday's Ronald McDonald House's Run for the House in Okemos, MI

Michigan Business Beat
March 17, 2017 10:30 AM

 

The 2017 Run for the House presented by Delta Dental will be held on Delta Dental's campus in Okemos, MI. Delta Dental has been a great venue for our course over the past four years. 

Found below is the interview Jeffrey Mosher had in the days leading up to the event with Carolyn Hurst, Executive Director for the Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan. She discusses the mission of the house, the support of the business community, and all about Saturday March 18th's event.

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Sparrow discusses local job forecast for Nurses

Michigan Business Beat
March 17, 2017 9:30 AM

Jeffrey Mosher crossed the city of Lansing, MI, to catch up with the team at Sparrow Hospital.

Hear his interviews with both Casey Keast, an RN on 7 Foster at Sparrow Hospital, a recently hired Nursing School graduate discussing her story of approximately seven years of connection with Sparrow already. As well, Megan Wills, Sparrow's Talent Acquisition Manager, a Sparrow Human Resources expert on hand to talk about this year’s local Nursing job forecast.

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Habitat for Humanity leader named to Sparrow Ionia Hospital Board of Directors

Michigan Business Network
March 13, 2017 1:00 PM

IONIA, MI —  Sandra Pearson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Habitat for Humanity of Michigan, has been named to the Sparrow Ionia Hospital Board of Directors.

Pearson, of Portland, has been a leader in housing in Michigan and brings a lifetime of compassion and community involvement to the hospital board.

“Sandra embodies the spirit of community and brings talent, expertise and energy to the table,” said Sparrow Ionia Hospital President and CEO Bill Roeser.

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New Family Medicine Physician joins Sparrow Medical Group Saranac

Michigan Business Network
March 2, 2017 4:00 PM

IONIA, MI – Sparrow Ionia Hospital is pleased to announce that Kristi Demock, D.O., has joined the Sparrow Medical Group Saranac team.  Dr.  Demock is a board-certified and experienced family physician with background in chronic disease management, preventative health, and other areas.  She graduated from the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has practiced for the past seven years in Rockford, near Grand Rapids.

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Carson City women’s health clinic joins Sparrow Medical Group to better serve Patients

Michigan Business Network
March 2, 2017 12:00 PM

CARSON CITY, MI —  The Center for Women’s Healthcare – a longtime OB/GYN practice in Carson City – has joined Sparrow Medical Group as part of SMG OB/GYN Carson City to provide the most comprehensive care in the region.

Effective today, March 1, J. David Spencer, D.O., FACOOG, of SMG OB/GYN Carson City will be joined by an additional Sparrow obstetrical and gynecological team at 639 East Main Street in Carson City. This new team includes Michelle Becher, D.O., FACOOG; Shelly Betancourt, WHNP-BC; and Jan Russell, OGNP, of the former Center for Women’s Healthcare.

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Retired Sparrow Clinton Nurses pay homage to comrades with Nurse Honor Guard

Michigan Business Network
February 24, 2017 3:00 PM

ST. JOHNS, MI —  Six retired Nurses, most from Sparrow Clinton Hospital, are paying homage to Nurses who have dedicated their professional lives to delivering healthcare in Clinton County by forming an Honor Guard.

Dressed in full white attire with caps and capes, Maralyn Woodbury, LPN; Doris Jablowski, RN; Chris Leavitt, RN; Marge Minarik, RN;  Janet Pline, RN; and Denise Plowman, RN, attend the funerals of local Nurses, performing a short ceremony.

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Sparrow Ionia Hospital Foundation awards scholarships to Caregivers to further education

Michigan Business Network
February 20, 2017 10:00 AM

IONIA, MI —  Eleven Sparrow Ionia Hospital Caregivers have been awarded scholarships from the Sparrow Ionia Hospital Foundation to assist with their continuing education expenses.

About $21,000 in scholarships were awarded through the Sparrow Ionia Foundation’s Lapo Scholarship Fund and the Goodell Scholarship Fund.

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