MRH’s Resident Chef Earns Credentials

Marlette Regional Hospital would like to recognize the achievement of its resident Chef, Bryan Gawlas, for receiving his Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) and Certified Food Protection Professional...

McKenzie Health System Offers Electronic Payment Option

We are happy to announce that we have added electronic payment services to our website, www.mckenziehealth.org . This provides our patients with self-service access to view and pay their outstanding...

Winner of the free gift for scheduling a Mammogram in October at the Harbor Beach Community Hospital

Harbor Beach Community Hospital had a contest in the month of October for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The lucky winner was Cindy Sopczynski of Harbor Beach who won a tote filled with lots...

Brown City Business Supports United Hospice Service

A relatively new business to the Brown City community and Thumb Area, Polk Salad Annie’s, recently made their third donation to United Hospice Service of Marlette Regional Hospital. Polk Salad...

Covenant HealthCare Honors Those Who Served

For Employees and Volunteers: Veterans Day Flag Raising, November 10 In honor of Veterans Day, Covenant will recognize employees and volunteers who not only work to care for our patients, but also...

HCECM Meeting Calendar

HCECM provides its meeting calendar through June of 2018. For more information, click here

Family Practices in Marlette & Brown City Support Local Athletes

At the recent Pink Out for Cancer Clash football game, representatives from Marlette Regional Hospital’s family healthcare offices in Brown City and Marlette presented donations to Marlette and...

30th Annual McKenzie Health System Event Raises over $20,000

Autumn Benefit supports McKenzie Development Fund Enabling McKenzie Health System to further support rural healthcare, the 30 th Annual McKenzie Health System Autumn Benefit raised over $20,000. The...

McKenzie Health System Celebrates Local Community on National Rural Health Day 2017

Recognizing the power of its local roots and community members, McKenzie Health System is proud to join the National Organization of States Offices of Rural Health in celebration and recognition on...

Adult Grief Support Groups Offered in Marlette & Brown City

For widows, widowers, or singles that have lost a loved one through death within the last 24 months, an 8-part grief support group is available in Marlette and Brown City. Facilitated by United...

McKenzie Health System Receives Sweet Donation

Sweet Impressions Salon owner, Melissa Brown, and Alexandra Koehler, raised over $250 through the sale of pink hair extensions to her customers during the month of October (National Breast Cancer...

McKenzie Health System Takes Wellness on the Road with Community Q&A on Dec. 1

McKenzie Health System’s first-ever Wellness Road Show is bringing health and wellness to the local community on December 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Countryside Free Methodist Church. The forum is...

Caregiving is an Around the Clock Responsibility

November is National Family Caregivers Month! This month, VA takes time to honor and thank the family caregivers who provide vital support and care to our Veterans. There are an estimated 5.5 million...

Learn about Tai Chi, Water Aerobics and Fitness for Life at the November Healthy Lifestyle

“We hope people will join us on Monday, November 27, at 5:30 p.m., in the Dining Room of McKenzie Health System, 120 Delaware St., for the last Healthy Lifestyle Workshop of 2017!”...

McLaren Bay Look Good Feel Better

Look Good … Feel Better is a non-medical, brand-neutral public service program that teaches beauty techniques to cancer patients to help them manage the appearance-related side effects of...

Healthcare Provider BLS Classes

November 21 - 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Register at 810-648-6127 $45 per class, FREE for McKenzie employees Additional classes and times available by calling 810-648-3092.

MHS Healthy Lifestyle Workshop

November 27 - 5:30 pm Location: McKenzie Health System Dining Room, 120 Delaware Street, Sandusky "Tai Chi, Water Aerobics & Fitness for Life " Guest Speaker: Sandra Martin, RN, Wendy McBride...

MHS Wellness Road Show

McKenzie Health System’s first-ever Wellness Road Show is bringing health and wellness to the local community on December 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Countryside Free Methodist Church. The forum is...

MRH Tree of Shining Love Ceremony

SAVE THE DATE: 2017 Tree of Shining Love Ceremony ~ Sunday, December 3 rd , 2017 at 1 p.m. ~ Seton Lobby at MRH.

McLaren Amputee Support Group (Copy)

For individuals with an amputation and their families and friends. The Amputee Support Group was formed to provide support and information for individuals with an amputation. Family members are...

Associate Membership Benefits

Associate Members have the opportunity to be involved in many of the initiatives implemented by HCECM hospital members to promote positive changes in healthcare. Some of the benefits of membership include:

Workforce Initiatives, Collaborative Grants
HCECM works in collaboration with hospitals, colleges/universities and businesses to develop various workforce and research initiatives funded through grants. These result in improved healthcare practices, relationship-building and opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience.

Education Forums
HCECM sponsors two education forums each year that bring in national speakers to discuss cutting-edge practices and trends in hospital delivery and payment. Members provide input on the topic they wish to gain knowledge. Associate Members receive discounts to attend.

Click here to view upcoming and past speakers and presentations.

CEO Quick Surveys
HCECM can administer confidential surveys at the request of a CEO to provide comprehensive information regarding a particular topic. This service can save executives a great deal of time and expense -- and provide valuable information for decision-making.


Resource Directory and Physician/Provider Search
HCECM offers an online tool that has incorporated and organized over 6,500 health-related resources throughout a 14-county region and beyond. The directories help reduce the barriers in finding key resources for patient care coordination.


Committee, Task Force, Work Group Participation
Associate Members have the opportunity to serve on various committees, including the Utilization Review and Patient Accounting Committee, Workforce Development Committee and Patient Health Planning Committee. Committees give members a chance to serve in an active role in improving the healthcare of the region. Other committees/task forces/work groups are created when needs arise.

Staying Informed
HCECM's participation in various state and national organizations, such MHA, AHA and NRHA, and involvement in governmental affairs helps members stay up-to-date on issues relating to the healthcare of the region. 

Involvement, Networking
Being involved in improving the healthcare of the region is a fullfilling endeavor and HCECM offers numerous ways to do so. Even your membership dues is a tremendous help to the mission of HCECM by helping fund initiatives that assist hospitals and their services. HCECM values your investment, so we will take every opportunity to make your organization visible in various publications.

How else can we help?
If you have ideas or suggestions on how we can better serve you and the other members of the organization--and the community, please let us know. Our goal is to provide members with helpful tools and resources that allow them to maximize their ability to provide the best healthcare to their community. Call (989) 891-8810 or e-mail jherbert@hcecm.org.




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Bay City, Michigan 48708
Office: (989) 891-8810
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