Lansing, MI – The Sparrow Herbert-Herman Cancer Center received 100 specially made pillows from local Zonta Clubs to ease discomfort for recent mastectomy, lumpectomy and other surgical Patients. The pillows are worn over one shoulder and under the armpit and protect Patients from pain from movement after surgery. Club members cut, sew and stuff the pillows throughout the year.
Relatives sought for Ingham County veteran receiving military funeral on Wednesday
LANSING, MI – On this Veterans Day, Sparrow honors those who served our country by encouraging the public to attend a military honors funeral for a deceased veteran with no known family.
Petty Officer Third Class Warren Edward McClees died in Ingham County in 2015. After a thorough search by Sparrow’s Forensic Pathology investigators, no family could be identified or located. His cremated remains were eventually placed at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Lansing during an unclaimed interment ceremony organized by Sparrow Forensic Pathology through the Catholic Diocese of Lansing.
LANSING, MI – Sparrow Hospital has been named one of the nation’s Most Wired Hospitals for the third consecutive year, reflecting how Sparrow has used technological advances to improve Patient care and access.
LANSING, MI – Twenty-four Sparrow-owned primary care practices have been selected as a Patient-Centered Medical Home designated practice by Blue Cross® of Michigan for 2018.
LANSING, MI – Two Sparrow Physicians have received prestigious Top Performer awards from a national firm based on feedback from Patients who overwhelmingly praised their care.
Lansing, MI – On Thursday November 8th, Sparrow Health System unveiled new software technology. Sparrow is using their technology to improve care and access for special needs Patients and their families. The technology allows Patients and their loved ones to communicate with their Physicians and other Caregivers from the bedside or home, check test results, and become a partner in their care. It’s one reason Sparrow was recently honored with a prestigious national award for its Information Technology.
Sparrow children’s Emergency Physician offers
parents tips for a safe Halloween
LANSING, MI – It’s the spooky season and young and old are excited about Halloween, but let’s not forget some basic safety tips, says Amy Blasen, D.O., Director of Pediatric Emergency Services at Sparrow’s Granger Pediatric Emergency Department.
With only two weeks left, Sparrow asks for region’s help in winning statewide organ donation challenge
LANSING, MI – With only a couple weeks left in a statewide organ donation challenge, Sparrow is asking everyone in mid-Michigan to help us add the most names to the Michigan Organ Donor Registry and provide a second chance at life for many.
National Teen Driver Safety Week puts the spotlight on safe teen driving behavior
Capital Area Safe Kids Coalition, Lansing, MI–In recognition of National Teen Driver Safety Week (Oct. 21-27), Capital Area Safe Kids Coalitionurges teens and their families to discuss smart strategies for staying safe behind the wheel. Motor vehicle crashes remain the leading cause of death for American teens and are most often the result of inexperienced teen drivers taking risks like not buckling up, texting, driving with teen passengers, speeding, driving under the influence or driving in the dark.