Three Rivers Health has announced the employment of Jon Withers as program director of the facility’s inpatient rehab.
CEO William Russell said Withers brings to the job a strong degree of experience in the areas of cardiac units, home health care, inpatient physical rehab and ambulatory care.
A Three Rives native, Withers graduated from Spring Arbor University with a degree in health services management. He later graduated from Bronson School of Nursing.
Three Rivers Health announced it has opened a laboratory service station inside the JM Wellness Building.
Anne Pearcy will be providing phlebotomy and other sample-collection services at the location, from 7:30 a.m. to noon, every Monday through Thursday.
She formerly handled the services inside the Three Rivers Pro-Med Physicians offices.
The Three Rivers Health System Board announced at its June meeting that the hospital’s management contract with the company Quorum Health Resources has been renewed.
Chief Executive Officer William Russell said he is pleased that the System Board has confidence in Tennessee-based QHR to operate the hospital, and he looks forward to continue serving the board and community.
A Minnesota man was cited for failure to yield as the result of a three-vehicle accident Saturday night in Three Rivers.
State Police investigators said the 54-year-old driver of a mini van attempted to turn left from southbound U.S. 131 into the Super 8 hotel parking lot. He turned in front of a northbound car driven by a 38-year-old Three Rivers man, whose vehicle struck the side of the van.
The collision forced the minivan to spin out of control and struck a third vehicle, driven by a 34-year-old Three Rivers woman. She was treated for minor injuries at Three Rivers Health.
The incident occurred at 10:30 p.m. Alcohol was not a factor in the accident.
A 16-year-old girl from Constantine was treated for minor injuries after she was involved in a one-vehicle crash in Constantine Township earlier this week.
The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said the girl drove off the roadway in the area of North River and Winding River roads after she swerved to avoid hitting a dog in the road. The SUV she was driving overturned after leaving the road.
She was treated at Three Rivers Health and released.
The incident occurred at 6:34 p.m. Tuesday.
Four children were treated at Three Rivers Health and later released following a one-vehicle accident Wednesday in Mottville Township.
According to the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department, their 32-year-old mother was driving east on U.S. 12 when the van she was driving went off the north side of the road and struck a tree.
The woman, a White Pigeon-area resident, was cited for driving too fast for conditions. A department media release stated road conditions in the area were icy at the time of the 6:20 a.m. accident.
Her children, ages 3, 5, 7 and 8 years, were properly secured in child-safety seats.