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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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The Latest in Small Business News

This Month in Small Business
February 17, 2017 2:30 PM


Michael Rogers, communications officer for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with noted small business advocate Chris Holman about Heart Health Month at Sparrow Hospital, mobile IT training and trends in rehabilitation services (with Jeffrey Mosher); employee out-sourcing trends, fewer businesses accepting cash, an increase in business sales by entrepreneurs, how very small businesses struggle to add jobs and whether high college debt loads are inhibiting entrepreneurship.

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New Innovation Gives the Confidence to Walk

Michigan Business Network
February 17, 2017 9:30 AM

Jeffrey Mosher visits Mary Free Bed at Sparrow rehabilitation unit to find out about SafeGait, a new innovation helping people walk. In this segment patient Chris Stuchell of Lansing provides a patience perspective.

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Mary Free Bed at Sparrow Embraces New Invention

Michigan Business Beat
February 16, 2017 4:30 PM

Jeffrey Mosher recently visited Mary Free Bed at Sparrow rehabilitation unit to find out about SafeGait, a new innovation helping people walk. In this segment Kris Tennant, Director of Mary Free Bed at Sparrow talks about this new invention.

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Ingham County government employees avoid extra pounds and win Sparrow’s corporate weight challenge

Michigan Business Network
February 12, 2017 12:00 PM

LANSING, MI —  The numbers – and poundage – are in and employees of Ingham County government were the winners of Sparrow’s Maintain Don’t Gain holiday weight challenge.  The challenge involved nearly 1,000 employees from 12 local organizations, including Sparrow, who competed to maintain their starting weights between the food-rich period from Thanksgiving to New Year’s.

 

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New Atrial Fibrillation is Saving Lives!

Michigan Business Beat
February 10, 2017 1:30 PM

February is Heart Health Month and the Sparrow Heart and Vascular Center has lots of great advice on cardiac care and innovative treatments.  Tip #1, Don't drive yourself to the hospital if you're having heart attack symptoms.

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A Patient’s Perspective on Life-Saving Procedure

Michigan Business Beat
February 10, 2017 12:30 PM

February is Heart Health Month and the Sparrow Heart and Vascular Center has lots of great advice on cardiac care and innovative treatments.

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Sparrow sponsors free cardiac care events during February’s Heart Health Month

Michigan Business Network
February 6, 2017 5:00 PM

LANSING, MI – February is Heart Health Month and Sparrow is sponsoring several local events to promote cardiac care and keep everyone in the mid-Michigan region informed about healthy habits.

An important piece of advice: Don’t drive yourself to the hospital emergency department if you think you’re having a heart attack. Call 911. That will reduce the danger to yourself and others on the roads. A Wear Red Day occurred Friday Feb. 3rd.

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Hope For All auction benefiting cancer services

Michigan Business Network
February 4, 2017 3:00 PM

 Hockey tickets, and other items available

CARSON CITY, MI — The Carson Foundation is gearing up to support cancer awareness and local services for cancer Patients with the Hope For All auction, being held Thursday, Feb. 23, from 5-7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hall in Carson City.

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