Sparrow Ionia Hospital names Surgery Department Nurse as recipient of DAISY Award
IONIA, MI – Sparrow Ionia Hospital has honored Medical/Surgical Nurse Tammy Krausz, RN, with a DAISY Award for extraordinary Nurses in recognition of her Patient-centered approach to care.
The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the compassionate and skillful care given by Nurses every day.
ST. JOHNS, MI – The phrase “home for the holidays” holds special significance for a Sparrow Caregiver and her U.S. Army Veteran husband.
The program awards mortgage-free houses to honorably discharged veterans and retirees as well as currently serving Reservists and National Guard. Qualifying families must also be financially stable. The home was donated by JP Morgan Chase & Co. through Homes on the Home Front, a program funded by Operation Homefront.
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LANSING, MI – Sparrow Health System has won Gift of Life Michigan’s 2018 Hospital Challenge by registering the most organ and tissue donors during a six-week statewide competition this fall. Sparrow was recognized at a ceremony today at the hospital.Sparrow signed up 1,041 new donors – a record for the annual challenge. Detroit Medical Center came in second with 1,028 and Beaumont Health in Royal Oak placed third with 337.
The combined total for hospitals that participated was 3,180 – up from 1,691 in 2017.
Julie Dodds, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine specialist of Sparrow Health System joins the Michigan Business Network to talk about the new Sparrow Orthopedics and Sports Medicine practice. Sparrow has brought together leading specialists in these areas to address a growing need in the mid-Michigan region.
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CARSON CITY, MI – A mass casualty exercise was recently held at Sparrow Carson Hospital, simulating a disaster striking the community.
The drill involved community partners such as the Carson City Police and Fire Departments, Montcalm County EMS disaster response trailers, the Michigan Department of Corrections tactical team and recruiting services, and the AeroMed Flight Team. The drill also welcomed students from Carson City-Crystal High School and young people interested in joining the military and healthcare fields. Students participated in the triage exercise, toured the AeroMed Flight helicopter, and attended a debriefing after the event.
Jeffrey Mosher visited Sparrow Hosptial recently to find out all about a new routine that began in Mid-October 2018.
Sherry Pfaff-Doody Director, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion, Sparrow Health System, Lansing, MI speaks with Jeffrey Mosher. Her department is the CAMW! (Capital Area Michigan Works!) MVP for November 2018.
Chris Holman welcomes Scott Norman Vice President of Business Development at Physicians Health Plan on the Michigan Business Network. Sparrow PHP’s open enrollment period for individuals and small business owners is open and now is the time for people to shop and select their plans for 2019.