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New Sparrow Urgent Care Set to Open Late March

Michigan Business Network
March 16, 2018 5:00 PM

MBN had the opportunity to visit the new Sparrow urgent Care, located across from Sparrow Hospital on Michigan Ave. The Urgent Care is set to open in late March 2018 and will help alleviate some of the congestion at Sparrow Hospital's Emergency Department.

Below we share both video and audio coverage!

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Looking Ahead to This Year's Ronald McDonald House's Run for the House in Okemos, MI

Michigan Business Beat
March 8, 2018 9:00 AM

2018 Run for the House features more family-friendly fun Kids’ Carnival and Kids’ Mile and Sprint highlight this year’s event

OKEMOS, Mich. -- Runners and their families are warming up for the Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan’s annual Run for the House. Delta Dental is once again presenting the family-friendly event on Saturday, March 24, in Okemos, Michigan.

This year’s race includes a revamped Kids’ Mile and Sprint and Kids’ Carnival in addition to the family-friendly 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run. In the interview embedded below Jeffrey Mosher speaks with Michelle Weinfeld, Community Outreach Coordinator Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan, Lansing, MI Claire Doroh, Corporate Citizenship Specialist at Delta Dental of Michigan, Okemos, MI, about this year's event, and Delta Dental's core philosophy of corporate philanthropy.

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Sparrow TCI | Addressing Peripheral Vascular Disease

Michigan Business Beat
March 1, 2018 5:00 PM

Dr. Joel Cohn, Cardiologist, Sparrow Thoracic and Cardiovascular Institute (TCI), Lansing, MI, visited the MBN studio recently.

While speaking with MBN's Jeffrey Mosher Dr. Cohn discusses his career path and his focus on peripheral vascular disease. He is among the physicians in the 4th floor of the Sparrow Plaza in Lansing, MI.

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Free Pancakes Served Tuesday at East Lansing IHOP To Benefit Sparrow Children’s Center

Michigan Business Network
February 23, 2018 11:00 AM

LANSING, MI – There’s nothing better than free buttermilk pancakes to start the day – unless you can also support children’s health at the same time.

Tuesday, Feb. 27, is National Pancake Day and the East Lansing IHOP will serve free pancakes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. In return, guests are asked to help make a difference by leaving a donation to benefit the Sparrow Children’s Center, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. The IHOP is located at 2771 E. Grand River Avenue.

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In Time for American Heart Month, Sparrow Receives Major Cardiac Care Honors

Michigan Business Network
February 20, 2018 11:00 AM

LANSING, MI – Commemorating American Heart Month, Sparrow Hospital’s Heart and Vascular program has been nationally recognized by the American College of Cardiology for its care of heart attack Patients.

Sparrow is the only hospital in Michigan to receive an ACTION Registry® Silver Performance Achievement Award from the ACC’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry. Inclusion on the Registry – recently published in U.S. News & World Report – marks a hospital’s success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack Patients by meeting aggressive performance measures and American Heart Association clinical guidelines.

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Sparrow FastCare, Community Hospitals Receive National Honors for Patient Satisfaction

Michigan Business Network
February 19, 2018 4:00 PM

LANSING, MI – Sparrow, its FastCare practices, and its Carson City, Clinton, and Ionia Community Hospitals have been honored with numerous awards from a national organization that tracks top scores for Patient satisfaction.

The hospitals received the honors from Professional Research Consultants, Inc. during the annual PRC Excellence in Healthcare Conference.

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Former Sparrow Chief Resident Named as Top Resident Nationally in Emergency Medicine

Michigan Business Network
February 15, 2018 1:00 PM

LANSING, MI – Former Sparrow Chief Resident Kate Hughes, D.O., has been named the nation’s top Resident in Emergency Medicine following her tenure at Sparrow.

Dr. Hughes, who graduated from the Sparrow residency program after four years, was given the 2017 Outstanding Resident of the Year in Emergency Medicine by the American Osteopathic Foundation and American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians.

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Mega Heart at Sparrow Hospital

Michigan Business Network
February 7, 2018 4:00 PM

Michigan Business Network stopped by Sparrow Health System to visit the MEGA HEART! Febuary is Heart Awereness month and Stacey Sawyer of the American Heart Association has the details on what the Mega Heart is and how it is bringing about awreness.

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DAISY Award Winner at Sparrow Carson Hospital Exemplifies Definition of an Extraordinary Nurse

Michigan Business Network
February 7, 2018 12:00 PM

CARSON CITY, MI – Julie Noreen, RN, of the Sparrow Carson Hospital Emergency Department, has been recognized as the hospital’s first DAISY Award winner of 2018, symbolizing extraordinary Nursing care.

Noreen was nominated because of the compassion she showed to a critical Patient rushed to the Sparrow Carson Emergency Department along with several others after a tragic accident. That morning, Noreen and another Caregiver were the lead staff members and ensured extra Emergency staff were called to receive other critical Patients.

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Annual HGB Heart Health Lunch Presentation Celebrates American Heart Month

Michigan Business Network
February 7, 2018 10:00 AM

Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital hosts its fifth annual Heart Health Event

Charlotte, Mich. Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital hosts its fifth annual Heart Health Event in collaboration with Sparrow Health System to celebrate American Heart Month Thursday, Feb. 15.

All community members are invited to attend the free interactive lunch-and-learn presentation at AL!VE in Charlotte, Mich. The panel presentation will feature experts from mid-Michigan’s only Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation program, plus cardiologist James A. Schafer, M.D., FACC, of Sparrow Thoracic and Cardiovascular Institute. Dr. Schafer is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in cardiovascular disease, and his background includes all aspects of clinical cardiology, including management of coronary heart disease and heart failure.

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