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Coming Soon - $10 SPORTS PHYSICALS at MRH HealthCare Office Locations

Cash or check only, $5 of each physical will be donated to the associated school’s athletic program. The completed form and fee will be required at time of service. Parents must accompany their...

Coming Soon - $10 SPORTS PHYSICALS at MRH HealthCare Office Locations

Cash or check only, $5 of each physical will be donated to the associated school’s athletic program. The completed form and fee will be required at time of service. Parents must accompany their...

McKenzie Community Fitness Classes Session #4

July 10 – September 1 McKenzie Health System is pleased to be able to provide a variety of fitness classes. Aqua Aerobics, Low Impact, Senior Exercise, and Tai Chi. For more information and to...

McKenzie Health System Launches Sanilac County Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group

McKenzie Health System (MHS) would like to announce the first class of the Sanilac County Alzheimer’s Disease Support Group, which will take place on Friday, July 7 at 1:30 p.m. in MHS’...

VA Secretary Formalizes Expansion of Emergency Mental Health Care to Former Service Members With Other-Than-Honorable Discharges

WASHINGTON — Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today released finalized plans that lay the framework for providing emergency mental health coverage to former service members with...

Marlette Regional Hospital’s $10 Sports Physicals in July

Marlette Regional Hospital’s family health care offices are offering reduced price sports physicals to area athletes for a cost of ten dollars, and half of the proceeds will be donated back to...

Diabetes Education Classes at McLaren Bay Region

A Diabetes Self-Care Education Program is offered through McLaren Bay Region. A total of three 3-hour sessions and a follow-up class with certified diabetes education nurses and registered dietitians...

McLaren Bay Region Offers Prenatal Classes

McLaren Bay Region offers a variety of prenatal programs for expectant parents and parents of newborns. Classes include: Childbirth 4-Week Series Weekend Cram Session Breastfeeding Class Baby Class...

McLaren Bay Region Offers “Parkinson’s Exercise & Movement” Class

McLaren Bay Region’s Center for Rehabilitation is pleased to offer a comprehensive low-cost exercise class designed for individuals living with Parkinson’s Disease....

Harbor Beach Community Hospital 5K Walk/Run Results

Harbor Beach Community Hospital held their 14 th Annual 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, July 10 th , during the Maritime Festivities with 212 people registered for the event. Thanks to the runners and...

Marlette Regional Hospital Family Practices Earn PCMH Designation from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Marlette Regional Hospital is pleased to share that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has designated Family HealthCare of Brown City, Marlette Family HealthCare, and North Branch Family HealthCare...

Huron Medical Center Volunteers Award Annual Scholarship

The Huron Medical Center Volunteers has awarded an annual scholarship to a deserving individual that is pursuing a career in nursing. Congratulations to Mariah Irion, recipient of this year’s...

Hills & Dales General Hospital Earns PCAB Accreditation

Hills & Dales General Hospital proudly announces its achievement of Accreditation by the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB), a service of the Accreditation Commission for Health Care...

Hills & Dales General Hospital Welcomes Dr. Steven Jensen

Hills & Dales General Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Steven Jensen, Board Certified Urologist, to our clinic staff. Dr. Steven Jensen will start seeing patients on Tuesday, July 25 at Hills...

VA Launches Physician Ambassador Program

The Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center in Saginaw has launched the Physician Ambassador Program, an effort to recruit volunteer medical providers. The physician and clinician “ambassadors”...

$10 Sport Physicals at MRH HealthCare Office Locations

Cash or check only. 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the associated school’s athletic program. The completed form and fee will be required at time of service. Parents must accompany their...

MRH Sports Physicals-Mayville

$10 Sport Physicals at MRH HealthCare Office Locations Cash or check only. 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the associated school’s athletic program. The completed form and fee will be...

McLaren Sports Physicals

Taking place at McLaren Bay Region's Center for Rehab on McLaren Bay Region's West Campus, 3190 E. Midland Rd., Bay City, each sports physical $20 ad lasts approximately 45 minutes. It is performed...

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...

Precious Reflections

Precious Reflections , a pregnancy and infant loss support group, will meet on Tuesday, August 1 (first Tuesday of each month) from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 820 South Lincoln, Bay...

MRH Sports Physicals-Brown City

$10 Sport Physicals at Brown City location Cash or check only. 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the associated school’s athletic program. The completed form and fee will be required at...

Bay Area Cancer Support Group

The Bay Area Cancer Support Group meets on the first Thursday of each month (August 3) from 3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at the Karmanos Cancer Institute, McLaren Bay Region West Campus, 3140 West Campus...

MRH Sports Physicals-Marlette

$10 Sport Physicals at MRH-Marlette Cash or check only. 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the associated school’s athletic program. The completed form and fee will be required at time of...

MRH Sports Physicals-Kingston

$10 Sport Physicals at MRH Kingston Cash or check only. 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the associated school’s athletic program. The completed form and fee will be required at time of...

Bay Area Stroke Support Group (Copy)

For stroke survivors and their families and friends. The Bay Area Stroke Support Group was formed to provide support and information for individuals who have had a stroke. Family members are...

MRH Sports Physicals-North Branch

$10 Sport Physicals at MRH North Branch Cash or check only. 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the associated school’s athletic program. The completed form and fee will be required at time...

Covenant Healthcare Foundation Red Carpet Par 3 Challenge at Apple Mountain Resort, Freeland

Covenant Healthcare Contact: Kristin Knoll - 989-583-7655 kknoll@chs-mi.com www.covenanthealthfoundation.com

MRH Men's Total Tune Up

Marlette Regional Hospital & Kraft’s to Host Men’s Health Fair & Car Show Get yourself in gear for a healthy summer! The Marlette Regional Hospital (MRH) Foundation invites you to...

Covenant Healthcare Foundation Red Carpet Golf Classic at Apple Mountain Resort, Freeland

Covenant Healthcare Contact: Kristin Knoll kknoll@chs-mi.com www.covenanthealthfoundation.com

McLaren Bay Heart Health and Stroke Screenings

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Hospital Council of East Central Michigan Trustee Forum

Overview: The health care industry is bracing for yet another period of uncertainty, and building an engaged workforce that is ready to rise to the challenge has arguably never been more important. This session will offer hospital leaders a national perspective on trends in staff and physician engagement, including powerful data you need to make a business case for investing in engagement and an exploration of key demographic groups whose engagement your strategy should address. The session will also arm you with best practices demonstrated by organizations that are achieving high levels of engagement in spite of a rapid pace of change. 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Zehnder's of Frankenmuth 

9:00 a.m. - Registration / Morning Refreshments
10:00 a.m. - Shubhang Dave, The Advisory Board Company
12:00 noon - Lunch 

Click HERE to REGISTER 

Click HERE to Download Brochure. For more information, call 989-891-8810 

Shubhang Dave from The Advisory Board Company will be presenting: The National Prescription for Employee and Physician Engagement: Key Insights and Recommendations for Empowering the Workforce.

 

PAST EVENTS

8th Annual 'Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability' Conference at SVSU

January 27, 2017 

Robert Fortini, PNPRay King, MD

Speakers included Robert Fortini, PNP, and Ray King, MD. Fortini is the Chief Clinical Officer for Bon Secours Medical Group and King is Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer, of Allegiance Health. Population Health Management is a pressing topic within the healthcare arena.

The 2017 conference shared how this is achieved through innovative and transformative actions, providing vision to enhance system performance, improve care coordination, and reduce costs. This can all be accomplished by building on the collective impact model, catalyzed by national and regional thought leaders. Speakers provided conceptual frameworks and case examples related to their experiences in accountable systems of care and patient/person-centered medical homes, enabling participants to continue examining and enhancing their efforts toward improving quality and patient care experiences in the region.

The event was cosponsored by Saginaw Valley State University, Hospital Council of East Central Michigan, Mid-Central Area Health Education Center and Michigan Health Improvement Alliance.

Robert Fortini P.N.P. Presentation

Ray King, M.D. Presentation

 

Greg Paris, MHA
If You Plan to Dance, It's Time to 'Pretty Up'
May 3, 2016 

Greg Paris, MHA, received his undergraduate degree in marketing and accounting from Iowa State University and his master's in Healthcare Administration from Des Moines University. He was named the Iowa Hospital Association Executive of the Year in 2007 and is a member of Studer Group's Hall of Fame. Over the past seven years,  he has worked with Studer Group as a coach, Rural Account Leader and national speaker.

To view his presentation, click here. 

7th Annual 'Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability' Conference at SVSU 
January 22, 2016

Barbara Balik, RN, EdD

Dr. Barbara Balik works with healthcare leaders to build systems and culture for quality, safety, patient/family experience, and staff-provider engagement. Recent partnerships involved developing skills and systems for patient and family centered care and patient partnerships, excellent patient experience especially with physician communication with patients, reliable transitions in care, and development of effective quality infrastructures for population health. The systems developed assure sustained improvement and innovation.

To view and print her presentation, click here

Diane Stollenwerk, MPP

Diane Stollenwerk is an appointed member of the Maryland Health Care Commission and president of a small consulting firm that provides strategic insight, practical guidance and hands on implementation to improve health and health care. Her expertise is in consumer engagement, performance measurement, accountability, public reporting, effective communication and technology. She has worked on health policy issues for nearly 25 years at the local, state and national levels, including serving as a Vice President at the National Quality Forum.

To view and print her presentation, click here. 


William F. Jessee, MD, FACMPE
Meeting the Future of Healthcare: The Critical Need for Leadership

April 28, 2015

William F. Jessee, MD, FACMPE is one of the nation's leading experts on physician services management and hospital-physician integration. In particular, he is skilled in the development and implementation of strategies for creating aligned economic interests among physicians, hospitals and payers. He is also widely recognized as an expert on health policy issues, and the role of governance in quality improvement and patient safety. Jessee joined Integrated Healthcare Strategies (IHStrategies) in October 2011 after serving for more than 12 years as president and chief executive officer of the Medical Group Management Association. He also holds an academic appointment as Clinical Professor of Health Systems, Policy and Management at the University of Colorado School of Public Health. 

To view and print Dr. Jessee's PowerPoint presentation, click (full scale) here
 

6th Annual 'Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability' Conference at SVSU 
January 23, 2015

Frederick J. Bloom, MD (right), and David Grayson Marrero, Ph.D (left) were the guest speakers at the Sixth Annual "Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability" conference held at Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) on  January 23, 2015. Bloom is the chief of Geisinger Health System Care Continuum and medical director of Quality and Performance at Geisinger Health Plan. Marrero is the J. O. Ritchey Endowed Professor of Medicine and director of the Diabetes Translational Research Center at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

To view or print Dr. Bloom's PowerPoint presentation, click here. 

To view or print Dr. Marrero's PowerPoint presentation, click here.


Todd Sagin, MD, JD
Hospital-Physician Relationships: A Changing Dynamic in the Era of Accountable Care
May 6, 2014

In addition to being board certified in family medicine and geriatrics, Dr. Sagin holds a degree in law, has training as a mediator and arbitrator to address healthcare conflicts and is a regular faculty member for organizations from The Governance Institute to the American College of Healthcare Executives. Dr. Sagin is a physician executive recognized across the nation for his work with hospital boards, medical staffs and physician organizations. He is the national medical director of Sagin Healthcare Consulting, LLC and HG Healthcare Consultants, LLC, which provide guidance on a wide range of healthcare issues. He is also the author of Creating the Hospital Group Practice: The Advantages of Employing or Affiliating with Physicians, published in 2009. Dr. Sagin also serves on the national board of Volunteers of Medicine, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals and communities develop free healthcare clinics for the uninsured.

 To view and/or print Dr. Sagin's PowerPoint presentation, click here.

 

 

 

 

 
5th Annual Conference
The Region's Health and Health Care Systems: Communities Achieving Excellence and Accountability
January 24, 2014

Guest speakers included: Janine E. Janosky, Ph.D. (shown left to right), Genoveva Islas-Hooker, MPH, and Dr. George Flores. Janosky is the vice president and head of the Center for Community Health Improvement Austen Bioinnovation Institute in Akron, Ohio. Islas-Hooker is the director of the Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program and Flores is the Prevention Program Manager for The California Endowment.

To view and/or print Dr. Janosky's PowerPoint presentation, click here.

To view and/or print Dr. Flores's PowerPoint presentation, click here. 

To view and/or print Ms. Islas-Hooker's PowerPoint presentation, click here.

James E. Orlikoff
Leadership for the New World of Healthcare
April 23, 2013

James E. Orlikoff is the President of Orlikoff & Associates, Inc., National  Advisor on Governance and Leadership to the American Hospital Association, and the Senior Consultant to the Center for Health Care Governance Partners.

Leadership for the New World of Healthcare  PowerPoint Presentation

Maureen Bisognano
Transformation for Excellence and Accountability
January 25, 2013 

Maureen Bisognano is the President and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), an instructor at Harvard Medical School, research associate at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and a board member of the Commonwealth Fund, ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value and Mayo Clinic Health System-Eau Claire. Bisognano is an advisor to healthcare leaders around the world.

Getting Healthy Together  PowerPoint Presentation

 

Dr. Jeffrey Brenner
Transformation for Excellence and Accountability
January 25, 2013

Dr. Jeffrey Brenner is the founder and Executive Director of the Camden Healthcare Coalition.

Bending the Cost Curve Improving Quality in One of America's Poorest Cities  PowerPoint Presentation

High Utilizers of Hospital Services in Saginaw County PowerPoint Presentation

 
John Kenagy, MD
Leading Healthcare in Challenging Times
April 17, 2012

John Kenagy, MD, President and CEO of Kenagy Associates, LLC, is a nationally renowned speaker who instructs on the utilization of Adaptive Design in healthcare.

HCECM Can Transofrm Healthcare: The Adaptive Design Story PowerPoint Presentation

 

The Region’s Health Care Quality: Evolving Systems for Excellence & Accountability
January 20, 2012

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