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Three Rivers Health – Women’s Services

Three Rivers Women’s Services is located within Three Rivers Health. The office is intended for women only, as they offer care for women throughout their lifespan. This is the only ALL FEMALE OBSTETRICAL AND GYNECOLOGY office in all of southwest Michigan. The specific providers in the office includes: two Board Certified Obstetrician and Gynecologists; and three Certified Nurse Midwives inclusive …

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Three Rivers Health announces employee of the year

Three Rivers Health has announced that Anne Pearcy is its employee of the year for 2017. During its recent employee celebration, Three Rivers Health welcomed nearly 200 guests for dinner and the special-recognition ceremony honoring employees observing milestone years of service. Pearcy said she considered the accolade shocking and a huge honor. Out of 20 employees earning quarterly honors throughout …

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Triple Creek Color Dash – Registration

Registration is open for the 2018 Triple Creek Color Dash 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. The annual event, in collaboration with the 62nd annual Three Rivers Water Festival, takes place at 9 a.m. June 16. This year’s race will feature a new route, and will start and finish at Scidmore Park. Participants are encouraged to take their time …

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Andrews named Hospital CFO of the Year

Quorum Health Resources recently announced their Hospital CFO of the Year award recipient is Steve Andrews, Chief Financial Officer of Three Rivers Health. The designation is one of two “Excellence in Leadership” awards given to TRH in 2017. According to QHR, Andrews’ leadership has resulted in dramatic improvements in several financial metrics within the organization. QHR president and CEO Robert …

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Kalamazoo doctor who came to US as child jailed by immigration agents

A Michigan doctor who came to the U.S. from Poland as a young child was in jail Monday, nearly a week after immigration agents arrested him at his home. It’s not clear why Lukasz Niec, 43, was taken into custody last Tuesday. Niec is a legal U.S. resident who works at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo. He has two misdemeanor …

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Three Rivers Health wins award

Quorum Health Resources recently announced Three Rivers Health as a winner of the Excellence in Leadership awards. Three Rivers Health received the award for “Most Improved Performance” in the Under $100 million revenue category. Interim CEO David Shannon said TR Health has increased its operating margin by refocusing its efforts to more efficiently manage labor and supply costs. Meanwhile, QHR …

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Three Rivers Health and Dr. Raedy Make History with Hearing Implant

Three Rivers Health and Dr. Doug Raedy D.O. recently teamed up to become the first in all of southwest Michigan to perform a Ponto Surgery, which is a bone anchored hearing implant surgical procedure specifically utilizing the Ponto technology. Bone anchored hearing aid systems are used to help people overcome hearing loss. The process involves a minor surgery to place …

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Three Rivers Health CEO resigns

The Three Rivers Health Board announced Friday CEO Bill Russell has tendered his resignation. Board chairman Larry Clark said David Shannon will step in as interim CEO effective immediately. Russell has been with the hospital for nine years, succeeding Matt Chambers after Chambers stepped down in July 2009. Shannon, meanwhile, has most recently served as transitional president and CEO of …

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Constantine – Medical marijuana ordinance reviewed

Members of the Constantine Village Council this week reviewed the most recent draft of an ordinance allowing medical marijuana facilities to operate in the village. The council set a special meeting for 7 p.m. Tuesday, when council members will consider a resolution to permit medical marijuana facilities. Michigan’s new medical marijuana licensing system begins Dec. 15. The state will accept licensing …

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