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Lights of Love fundraiser underway

Three Rivers Health Auxiliary is once again sponsoring its annual “Lights of Love” fundraiser this season. A $3 donation will place a light on the tree located on the hospital grounds. Proceeds from this year’s drive will go toward the hospital’s effort to purchase a bladder scanner for its emergency room department. The auxiliary urges prospective donors to make a …

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Three Rivers Health announces employees of the quarter

Three Rivers Health is pleased to announce our Employees of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2017. The honorees are Jody Alger, Engineer Tech II, Plant Operations; Michael Bylsma, DPT, Outpatient Physical Therapy; Julianne Downes, RDN, Clinical Dietician; Dawn Kolbe, RN, Ambulatory Surgery; and Chris Menz, RT, Cardiopulmonary. Three Rivers Health Employee of the Quarter awards took plave on …

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Sleep Center receives accreditation

Sturgis Sleep Disorder Center in Sturgis recently received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM). Sturgis Hospital Sleep Disorder Center is directed by Bharat Vakharia, MD, and is located at 916 Myrtle St. Dr. Ashish Verma is also certified in Sleep Medicine. “The American Academy of Sleep Medicine congratulates Sturgis Sleep Disorder Center on meeting the high …

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Three Rivers Health Auxiliary names scholarship recipients

The Three Rivers Health Auxiliary team has announced five area recipients to receive its annual medical scholarship award. Receiving $1,000 scholarships are Andrew Coney of Three Rivers, Maegan Saunders and Brittney Baechler of White Pigeon, Erin Garbine of Sturgis and Lindsay Walker of Marcellus. The Three Rivers Health Auxiliary has continued its tradition of naming medical-scholarship award winners over the …

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CMH ousts O’Dell

Members of the Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Board of St. Joseph County terminated the agency’s executive director Tuesday. The board cited four points that its members said constitute cause for the termination of Liz O’Dell. The 68-year-old O’Dell has been with the agency more than 20 years, the past 10 as its director. Board member Kathy Pangle made …

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Three Rivers Health announces employees of the quarter

THREE RIVERS, MI – Three Rivers Health is pleased to announce our Employees of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2017. The honorees are Bonnie Broadhurst, Exercise Physiologist, Cardiac Rehab; Jeri Halon, Lab Assistant; Theresa Montmorency, MS, RD, Nutritional Services; Ed Stevens, Housekeeper II; and Mindy Williams, Housekeeper I. Three Rivers Health Employee of the Quarter awards took place …

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