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Hayes Green Beach: Meeting Classic New Year’s Resolutions One Change at a Time

Michigan Business Network
December 29, 2017 3:00 PM

Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital brings you simple steps for long-term health results

Charlotte, Mich. – Each year, when those 365 days dwindle to an end, we often find ourselves either engulfed in a moment of self-consciousness or a moment of self-realization all thanks to the anticipation and expectations that come with the New Year and setting resolutions. Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital (HGB) presents you with the expertise of its health care professionals at AL!VE to provide the community with helpful tips for accomplishing and maintaining commitment to a few of these common, re-occurring resolutions in 2018.

Despite intentions to turn over a new leaf, some of the age-old resolutions that you might consider undertaking in 2018 might be easier said than done. According to research from U.S. News, 80 percent of all resolutions are given up on by the second week of February. When planning a life-altering change for the New Year, the big picture objective envisioned typically doesn’t translate into an accomplishment due to a lack of planning, commitment or an unnecessarily difficult process.

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Santa Spotting at Sparrow Hospital!

Michigan Business Network
December 20, 2017 4:00 PM

Santa was spotted at Sparrow Hospital visiting with some newborn babies!

There’s nothing quite like spending time in Mid-Michigan's Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, home to Sparrow’s premature and ill newborns. Santa himself stopped by Tuesday December 19th to visit the babies and their families, who needed a holiday pick-me-up.

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Ronald McDonald House #GetYourHatOn Runs Through Sunday 17th!

Michigan Business Beat
December 15, 2017 4:00 PM

Houses in Detroit, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor and Lansing help more than 3,550 families of ill children each year

Jeffrey Mosher welcomes Brandon VanPoppelen, Operator of 5 McDonald's restaurants in Lansing, MI, who is also a board member of the Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan into the studio along with Michelle Weinfled, Community Outreach Coordinator of that Ronald McDonald House of Mid-Michigan.

They were on hand to share all the details about the campaign that is underway since December 7th ‘GET YOUR HAT ON’ which is supporting Michigan's five Ronald McDonald Houses.

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Helpful Tips for Employers Making Health Plan Changes

Michigan Business Beat
November 29, 2017 10:00 AM

Chris Holman welcome Scott Norman, VP, Business Development, Physicians Health Plan, Lansing, MI, into MBN's new studio and they review helpful tips for employers making health plan changes and planning for 2018.

January is right around the corner and many employers will be renewing their health plan contracts for 2018.

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HGB Nurse Receives MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award

Michigan Business Network
November 22, 2017 12:00 PM

Charlotte, Mich. – Kassandra Gauna, RN, a nurse in the emergency department at Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital in Charlotte, Mich., was recently honored with the quarterly MHA Keystone Center Speak-up! Award from the Michigan Health & Hospital Association.

The award celebrates patient and staff safety through the recognition of individuals or teams in Michigan hospitals who demonstrate a commitment to the prevention of patient or staff harm.

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Sparrow Names Ilene Cantor as Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Michigan Business Network
November 17, 2017 12:00 PM

LANSING, MI – Ilene Cantor, who has broad experience in healthcare marketing and media, has been named as Sparrow’s new Vice President of Marketing and Communications.

In her role, Cantor will be a key member of Sparrow Health System’s executive team, providing coordinated leadership, direction and guidance in the areas of communication and public relations, brand management, internal and external marketing, messaging, media relations, and communications.

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Navigating Individuals During Healthcare Uncertainty

Michigan Business Beat
October 31, 2017 9:00 AM

Chris Holman speaks with Scott Norman, VP, Business Development, Physicians Health Plan about how the individual exchange open enrollment period is right around the corner and how a lot of small businesses are renewing their plans in the next few months.

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Sparrow Needs Your Help in Winning Statewide Organ Donation Challenge

Michigan Business Network
October 18, 2017 12:00 PM

LANSING, MI – Sparrow needs everyone’s help in winning a statewide hospital challenge to see who can add the most names to the Michigan Organ Donor Registry this fall.

If you’re not among the 60 percent of Michigan adults who are registered organ and tissue donors, go to www.giftoflifemichigan.org/go/sparrow by Nov. 10 to be counted in the Gift of Life Michigan Hospital Challenge. If you think you’re a registered donor but aren’t sure, check your driver’s license or state ID for a little red heart symbol in the lower right corner.

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Dr. Sheri Prentiss Sparrow's Survivors Celebration Keynote Presentation

Michigan Business Beat
October 18, 2017 11:00 AM

From the 28th Annual WINS Celebration Michigan Business Network shares the keynote by evening speaker Dr. Sheri Prentiss, M.D., an Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physician and recent breast cancer survivor.

The eleven segments share her story and how she grew up wanting to be a doctor, and the challenges and opportunities presented by her illnesses. The October 9th celebration at the Michigan Athletic Club in East Lansing, gathered the amazing Breast Cancer Warriors and were assisted by many including MSU ROTC Candidates.

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Sparrow's Celebration A Breast Cancer Survivor's Story

Michigan Business Beat
October 18, 2017 10:00 AM

From the 28th Annual WINS Celebration Jeffrey Mosher interviews cancer survivor Janet Lindgren of Bath, Michigan.

The segment also includes more of the opening of the October 9th celebration in East Lansing, The session MC'ed by Sharon Cosgrove, BBA, RN, OCN, is a breast nurse navigator at Sparrow Cancer Center in Lansing, Michigan. This segment concludes with the beginning of the evening's keynote address.

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