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Sparrow Health System Announces New President and CEO

Michigan Business Network
May 22, 2019 9:00 AM

LANSING, MI – James F. Dover will become president and CEO of Sparrow Health System, effective June 17, 2019.

Dover comes to Sparrow from the Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS), headquartered in Springfield, Ill. He most recently served as President and CEO of the HSHS Southern Illinois Division, comprised of five hospitals and affiliated medical and cardiovascular groups.

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Sparrow Unveils New Mobile Health Clinic

Michigan Business Network
May 20, 2019 9:00 AM

MBN was on the road for the unveiling of new mobile health clinic. Sparrow, the Ingham County Health Department and Dean Transportation have combined for the past few years to offer a Mobile Health Clinic to provide free basic health services to residents in need in Ingham County. Many of the Patients had gone without those basics for years. We’re excited to unveil a new bus – entirely donor supported -- that provides greatly expanded offerings and allows us to serve our entire Sparrow footprint in the Mid-Michigan region. Sparrow will work with area health departments, neighborhood centers and others, building on our strong relationship with the Ingham County Health Department. Ongoing operations of the Mobile Health program will be funded by proceeds from the 2018 Dapper Dads event, hosted by Sparrow Foundation Women Working Wonders, as well as support from individual and corporate donors. The vehicle includes exam rooms, a waiting area, additional testing equipment, and much more.
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Dozens Turn out for Free Seniors CarFit Vehicle Check Sponsored by Sparrow, AARP MI

Michigan Business Network
May 15, 2019 8:00 AM

Tuesday May 14th, Jeffrey Mosher visited East Lansing and the back parking lot of Sparrow's Michigan Athletic Club. CarFit is a free program designed to assist older drivers in adapting themselves and their vehicles in a way that maximizes control of what they’re driving, as well as offering the most protection. It’s an especially important issue for anyone who has an elderly loved one who still drives. Sparrow and AARP of Michigan are sponsoring a special event.

Here, Jeffrey speaks with Micki from Sparrow Health System and Karen from AARP Michigan to find out all about the event.

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Sparrow Honored for Quality and Patient Safety

Michigan Business Network
May 14, 2019 2:00 PM

LANSING, MI –Sparrow Clinton and Sparrow Ionia hospitals and many Sparrow Medical Group practices throughout the Mid-Michigan region have received 2019 Governor’s Awards of Excellence for outstanding quality and Patient safety.

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Sparrow Recognizes Nurses of the Year During National Nurses Week

Michigan Business Network
May 10, 2019 12:00 PM

LANSING, MI – Five Sparrow Hospital Nurses have been given special recognition for their quality, compassionate care and service as part of activities celebrating National Nurses Week.
Cyndi Dupuis, a Critical Care Float Nurse, was named Nurse of the Year after being lauded for her education, training, and empathy and compassion toward her Patients.
Others receiving special honors at Sparrow Hospital today were:
 Elizabeth Anderson, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nursing Education, Advanced Practice Nurse of
the Year
 Justen Waiter, Cardiac Progressive Unit, Charge Nurse of the Year
 Erin Gilbert-Eyres, Labor and Delivery, and Amanda Tanner, Cardiac Stepdown, Preceptor of
the Year

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Sparrow celebrates Nurses Week, recognizingthat Nurses “Pave the way” to quality care

Michigan Business Network
May 6, 2019 3:00 PM

LANSING, MI – Sparrow Nurses pave the way to Patient safety, quality outcomes and compassionate care, and Sparrow is planning a week’s worth of special activities to recognize our extraordinary Nursing team. The activities are part of National Nurses Week, May 6-12.

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Sparrow | Sparrow Honors Lansing Native as Physician Of The Year, Inducts New Members to Hall of Fame

Michigan Business Network
May 1, 2019 9:00 AM

Sparrow honors Lansing native as Physician of the Year, inducts new members to Hall of Fame

LANSING, MI – David Luginbill, D.O., a Lansing native, is Sparrow’s 2019 Physician of the Year.

Kristin Bredin, D.O., Medical Director of Sparrow Hospice and Palliative Care, received the Sparrow Physician Leadership Award.

They, along with five others inducted into Sparrow’s Physicians Hall of Fame, were honored during the recent Sparrow Physician Recognition Dinner at the University Club of Michigan State University.

Sparrow is proud to recognize some of the more than 950 Physicians who are transforming care in the Mid-Michigan region. Sparrow Physicians, with their everyday actions, put the needs of our Patients first.

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Sparrow Volunteers Recognized during National Volunteer Week

Michigan Business Beat
April 9, 2019 12:00 PM

LANSING, MI – It’s National Volunteer Week and Sparrow wants to recognize the many Volunteers who founded our hospital and continue to provide quality, compassionate care every day.

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Sparrow | Recognition of the Recipients of Outstanding Latino Caregiver Awards

Michigan Business Network
April 8, 2019 4:00 PM

Tuesday, April 2,  Jeffrey Mosher was on hand at the Hannah Community Center, of East Lansing, MI. Exceptional Latino Caregivers from McLaren and Sparrow Hospitals received the “2018 Outstanding Latino Caregiver Award.” This annual event is an opportunity to publicly recognize individual Latino Caregivers for the significant differences they make in patients' lives and for their extraordinary service at each local hospital. The award recipients were nominated by their co-workers or patients and chosen by joint committees from the hospitals and the Lansing Latino Health Alliance.

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New MRI machine offers space & claustrophobia relief

Michigan Business Network
April 4, 2019 8:00 AM

Michigan Business Network visited Sparrow Health Center this week to learn about a their new Wide Bore MRI machine. It offers extra space and claustrophobia relief.

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