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Annual HGB Heart Health Lunch Presentation Celebrates American Heart Month

Michigan Business Network
February 7, 2018 10:00 AM

Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital hosts its fifth annual Heart Health Event

Charlotte, Mich. Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital hosts its fifth annual Heart Health Event in collaboration with Sparrow Health System to celebrate American Heart Month Thursday, Feb. 15.

All community members are invited to attend the free interactive lunch-and-learn presentation at AL!VE in Charlotte, Mich. The panel presentation will feature experts from mid-Michigan’s only Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation program, plus cardiologist James A. Schafer, M.D., FACC, of Sparrow Thoracic and Cardiovascular Institute. Dr. Schafer is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in cardiovascular disease, and his background includes all aspects of clinical cardiology, including management of coronary heart disease and heart failure.

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Candace Metcalf, D.O., appointed as Sparrow Hospital’s Chief of Medical Staff

Michigan Business Network
February 5, 2018 11:00 AM

LANSING, MI – Sparrow is pleased to welcome Candace Metcalf, D.O., as its new Chief of Medical Staff for a two-year term. Her appointment began Jan. 1.

“Healthcare is a challenging field, now more than ever,” Dr. Metcalf said. “We need to do the best job we can when it comes to supporting our Sparrow Physicians so that they are able to provide the best care possible to our Patients. Engaged Physicians are the key to improving quality.”

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Sparrow Contributes to Diversity Month

Michigan Business Beat
February 2, 2018 9:00 AM

As part of Sparrow’s celebration of Black History Month, Sparrow recently hosted a traveling exhibit showcasing over 150 original pieces of memorabilia that focuses on the major events and personalities of the watershed year of 1968. The material included memorabilia from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Muhammad Ali, and many celebrities and well-known political figures.
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Role In Developing Guidelines for Usage of Opioids

Michigan Business Beat
February 1, 2018 9:00 AM

MBN's Jeffrey Mosher talks with Dr. Peter Graham, Executive Medical Director, Sparrow Physicians Health Plan. Dr. Graham talks about the role in developing guidelines for usage of opioids which has been a large concern to the community as a whole.

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Sparrow RNICU Kangaroo-a-thon

Michigan Business Beat
January 29, 2018 6:00 PM

Sparrow RNICU is jumping with Kangaroo-A-Thon to promote skin-to-skin with babies

Never heard of a Kangaroo-A-Thon? Sparrow’s award-winning Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (RNICU) is holding a Kangaroo-A-Thon to promote kangaroo care, or skin-to-skin. It’s a way to encourage parents to hold babies skin-to-skin for as long and as often as possible.

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Sparrow PHP Addressing Major Issues Like Opioids Crisis

Michigan Business Beat
January 22, 2018 5:00 PM

Dr. Peter Graham, Executive Medical Director, Sparrow Physicians Health Plan visited the MBN Studio and spoke about several topics recently.

While speaking with MBN's Jeffrey Mosher Dr. Graham focused on his role in developing guidelines for usage of opioids for the Michigan Quality Improvement Consortium and, in so doing, PHP’s interest in addressing major issues in healthcare and improving Patient care.

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Sparrow FastCare/Urgent Care Taking Pressure Off the E.R.

Michigan Business Beat
January 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Patricia Crowe, M.D., Medical Director of Sparrow Urgent Cares and FastCares, talks with MBN’s Jeffrey Mosher about the latest from both services.

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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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