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New Sparrow Practice, Sparrow Medical Group Urology

Michigan Business Beat
November 28, 2018 11:00 AM

November is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and MBN’s Chris Holman welcomes Dr. Richard Sarle, M.D., Urologist, SMG Urology, Sparrow Health System to talk about the key things we need to know and about prostate cancer.

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Sparrow News | Sparrow Health System Names New Experienced, Dynamic CEO

Michigan Business Network
November 27, 2018 3:00 PM

 

E.W. Tibbs, Jr. hired after extensive national search

 

LANSING, MI – A current hospital executive and MBA who started his healthcare career as a Registered Nurse has been chosen to lead Sparrow Health System (Sparrow) as its next President and CEO.

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Sparrow News | HGB Implements New ISparrow Electronic Medical Records System

Michigan Business Network
November 26, 2018 12:00 PM

 

HGB implements new iSparrow electronic medical records system

Charlotte, Mich. – As part of its transition to becoming Sparrow Eaton Hospital – a Sparrow Health System affiliate in October 2019 – Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital and its provider practices will be upgrading its electronic medical record system on Saturday, Dec. 1. The iSparrow electronic medical records (EMR) system is based on Epic systems technology, the health care industry’s highest-rated EMR.

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Sparrow Athletic Trainer Works with Michigan State Police to Reduce Recruit Injuries

Michigan Business Beat
November 20, 2018 3:00 PM

 

Michigan State Police recruits go through some of the toughest training around and that can lead to serious injuries. A Sparrow Athletic Trainer has worked with trooper recruits in recent months to provide training tips that help recruits to avoid injuries and to assist in making sure minor hurts don’t turn into injuries that prevent a recruit from graduating from the program.

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Sparrow News| Sparrow Forensic Pathology releases Q3 drug report

Michigan Business Network
November 19, 2018 1:00 PM

 

Department of Forensic Pathology Office of the Medical Examiner 2018 Q3 (July 1-September 30) Drug Report

Introduction Drug-Related Deaths - Defined We define drug deaths as those which result entirely or partially from the physiologic effects of acute toxicity. Therefore, included here are deaths which resulted from a combination of natural disease and acute intoxication (e.g. lung disease complicated by opioid intoxication).

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Zonta Clubs to drop off special pillows for Sparrow Herbert-Herman Cancer Center

Michigan Business Network
November 15, 2018 4:00 PM

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.

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Sparrow News | Sparrow Helps Arrange Veterans Funeral

Michigan Business Network
November 12, 2018 3:00 PM

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.

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Sparrow named to 2018 Most Wired hospitals list as it continues to use technology to transform Patient care

Michigan Business Network
November 9, 2018 7:00 PM

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.

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Sparrow practices earn Patient-Centered Medical Home designation

Michigan Business Network
November 9, 2018 6:00 PM

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.

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Two Sparrow Physicians receive Top Performer awards based on Patient feedback

Michigan Business Network
November 9, 2018 5:00 PM

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.

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