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Three Rivers Health will host orthopedic seminar

Three Rivers Health has announced that Dr. Orlando Landrum will host a free seminar in which he will present revolutionary Interventional Orthopedic treatments at the medical facility. The seminar begins at 11 a.m. Saturday and will be staged in the St. Joseph and Portage River conference rooms. Advances in the use of orthobiologics make invasive orthopedic surgeries unnecessary for many …

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Three Rivers Health selects Employee of the Year

Three Rivers Health employees have selected registered nurse Diane Hawkins as 2018 “Employee of the Year.” Hawkins was honored last week at the “Three Rivers Health Employee Gala” at Pine View Golf Club. She has been with Three Rivers Health since 1990 and currently works as a registered nurse in the Perioperative Department. She was described by her peers as …

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Three Rivers Health notified of data security incident

Three Rivers Health was recently notified of a data security incident involving Wolverine Solutions Group, a subcontractor to a vendor the hospital uses for patient billing services. The incident did not involve Three Rivers Health’s electronic medical records or other information systems. Wolverine Solutions Group is handling the matter directly and is in the process of notifying potentially affected individuals …

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Hospital CEO terminated in Sturgis

Sturgis Hospital has fired Rob LaBarge, its president and CEO. Little information is available about the situation other than the action took place during the hospital board’s monthly meeting Monday. Longtime hospital administrator John Mayer will replace LaBarge in an interim capacity until a permanent replacement can be found. LaBarge has been under scrutiny after the hospital announced in late …

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Cracker Barrel near Kalamazoo closing because of salmonella

A Cracker Barrel restaurant in southwestern Michigan will not reopen after a problem with salmonella. The Kalamazoo County health department says it was told about the closing last week. The agency says private tests revealed significant contamination at the Kalamazoo-area restaurant. Results from state tests are expected this week. The restaurant had reopened after closing in June due to health-code …

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Financial woes continue at Sturgis Hospital

Sturgis Hospital CEO Rob LaBarge announced Thursday that 60 positions will be eliminated starting Monday due to financial struggles the hospital has experienced the past 18 months. A reorganization plan to be implemented next week includes the closing of the hospital’s obstetric services, its Oncology Treatment Center and the discontinuation of hospice services. There will also be a reduction of …

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THREE RIVERS HEALTH APPOINTS DAVID SHANNON CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

The Board of Trustees of Three Rivers Health is pleased to announce the appointment of David A. Shannon as chief executive officer of the 60-bed hospital. Shannon has served as interim CEO since January 2018. Shannon, who has more than 26 years of executive leadership experience at hospitals in Maine and his native Pennsylvania, brings a strong track record of …

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Three Rivers Health adds general surgeon

Three Rivers Health welcomes the addition of Samantha L. Leonard, MD, a general surgeon who will be providing services to patients at Three Rivers Surgical Services located at 715 S. Health Parkway in Three Rivers. She is accepting new patients now. Please call 273-8471 to schedule an appointment. “My areas of interests are breast disease and breast cancer, diseases of …

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Three Rivers Health welcomes family medicine doctor

THREE RIVERS, MI – Three Rivers Health is pleased to welcome Zena Alyashae, MD, to its Family Medicine group. Dr. Alyashae has begun practice on Monday, September 17, as a Family Medicine doctor at Three Rivers Family Care Clinic and Paws Clinic located at 721 6th Avenue in Three Rivers. She is accepting new patients now. Please call 273-9782, or 273-1418 …

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Three Rivers Health welcomes new doctor

THREE RIVERS, MI – Three Rivers Health is pleased to welcome Oro Enaohwo, MD, to our Family Medicine group. Dr. Enaohwo joins our staff as a Family Medicine doctor at our Three Rivers Family Care Clinic located at 721 6th Avenue in Three Rivers. He is accepting appointments now. Please call 273-9782 to schedule an appointment. “We are very happy …

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