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Medical Staff Elects Board Officers for 2017
Who are they and what do they do? Read on... - 2017-01-11 : James Grannell, D.O. was elected President of the Medical Staff during its annual election of officers. Also elected for one-year terms were Eliezer Melendez, M.D. as Vice President; Bhumit Patel, M.D. as Secretary/Treasurer; and Members at Large are Kellie Sanders, M.D. and Bharat Vakharia, M.D. The several key duties of the Executive Committee are to represent the medical staff; to make recommendations on hospital management matters; to act as liaison between the Medical Staff and Administration and the Governing Body; to coordinate the activities and general policies of the various committees including organization of quality assessment and improvement activities; to review patient care/concerns for departments or specialties that lie outside the current review process; and to take all necessary steps to ensure ethical conduct and competent clinical performance on the part of all members of the Medical Staff. Officers must be members of the Active Medical Staff at the time of nomination and election. The President serves a two-year term; all others serve a term of one year.

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SPEECH/OCCUPATIONAL/PHYSICAL THERAPY
Treating adults and children - 2017-01-18 :
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FASTCARE INSIDE MEIJER
Even more convenient for you! - 2016-09-27 :
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Some people still believe the Myths about the flu
read the facts - 2014-10-24 :
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Are your kids signed up?
Student Health & Healing Center - 2015-05-26 :
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Pain Management Center... Feel Good Again!
Convenient locations in Sturgis and Coldwater - 2012-12-30 :
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New Patient Online Services
Easy Access to medical records, lab results, bill pay, appointment reminders and more... - 2014-07-09 :
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Who cares for you when you're in the hospital
WE DO! Your Family Medicine Service - 2014-12-08 :
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Do you have Dense Breast?
Why it matters... - 2015-04-07 :
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For Companies Who Want Healthy Employees
Full range of Occupational Health & Wellness Services - 2008-02-25 : Sturgis Hospital is pleased to be offering a health assessment program customizable for local businesses and organizations in and around our community. Our program is designed on evidence-based research and practice from some of the most distinguished organizations and health centers in the nation. Combining their research with our technology has allowed us to achieve a comprehensive health assessment program. Together, we can identify what diseases your employees may be at risk for. For more information about this comprehensive program and what benefits it can provide for participants and employers, please call or email Jo Hagood at (269) 659-4383 or jhagood@sturgishospital.com.

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If Joint Replacement Surgery is in Your Future...
be sure to ask about our Joint Camp for a better result. - 2014-09-11 : The Total Joint Camp at Sturgis Hospital ensures you have a higher quality of living with your new prosthetic joint. Annually over 400,000 people undergo replacement surgery. Primary candidates are individuals with chronic joint pain from arthritis that interferes with daily activities, walking, exercise, leisure, recreation and work. The surgery aims to relieve pain, restore your independence and return you to work and other daily activities. Total knee replacement patients recover quickly. Patients may be able to walk the same day of surgery (depending on the procedure performed). The Total Join Camp at Sturgis Hospital has developed a comprehensive, planned course of treatment. We believe that you play a key role in ensuring you have a successful recovery. Our goal is to involve you in your treatment through each step of the program toward a successful surgical outcome. Your team includes physicians, surgical staff including nurses, nurse assistants, care managers, and physical therapists specializing in total joint care. During Joint Camp every detail from pre-operative to post-operative care is reviewed and explained to you. Your care team will individualize your treatment plan and guide you through it. If you anticipate a joint replacement, be sure to ask your surgeon about the benefits of Joint Camp, or call Shirley Betts, Medical/Surgical Floor Director at 269.659.4372.

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Pulmonology Services Now Available Locally
Dr. Tariq Abdelkarim seeing Patients at the Specialty Clinic - 2012-09-17 : Dr. Tariq Abdelkarim, Pulmonologist specializing in interventional Pulmonology is now offering services at the Sturgis Hospital Specialty Clinic in Suite 201 of the Grobhiser building. Dr. Abdelkarim graduated from the University of Jordan, completed his internship,residency, and fellowship at the University of Missouri. His Residency was in Internal Medicine and his fellowship was in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, and Critical Care Medicine. Call 269-832-8911 for appointments.

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ANTERIOR HIP REPLACEMENT
It's the Latest...and It's here! - 2011-08-30 :
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NEW HOPE FOR PATIENTS WITH NON-HEALING WOUNDS
Hospital's Wound Care Clinic - 269 659-4325 - 2010-07-29 : NEW HOPE FOR PATIENTS WITH NON-HEALING WOUNDS [Sturgis, MI -- July 27, 2010] For over 5 million Americans a simple cut or a bruise can result in a chronic wound that can lead to serious infections, gangrene or even amputation. For people with diabetes, poor circulation, or long term immobilization, a chronic wound cans be a serious and life-altering medical condition. But now there is hope. On August 3, 2010, Sturgis Hospital Wound Care Clinic opened to help treat and heal patients with non-healing wounds through out St. Joseph County and the Michiana area. The Wound Care Clinic program under the director of Keyur Patel, MD, a board certified physician, offers a team of specially trained physicians, nurses and therapists who develop treatment plans designed specifically for each patient using the latest advances in wound treatment. Patients also receive education on their medical condition, nutritional status and learn how to assist in the healing process and prevent future wounds. For more information call the Wound Care Clinic at 269 659-4325. About Sturgis Hospital: Originally founded in 1925, Sturgis Hospital is an independent nonprofit 84-bed licensed, acute care facility located in the city of Sturgis, Michigan. Providing inpatient and outpatient medical/surgical care, the recently remodeled hospital remains committed to maintaining state-of-the-art diagnostic technology and providing highest possible quality of care to the Sturgis community and surrounding area.

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Add YOUR NAME to the Michigan donor registry
Michigan Organ Donor Registry - 2010-09-24 : Statewide drive aims to add 1 million names to Michigan Organ Donor Registry Donor Drive 2010 sign-up efforts already under way across Michigan Gift of Life Michigan and its key partners, including the MHA, have launched a massive campaign to add one million new names to the Michigan Organ Donor Registry this year in an effort to bolster the list of potential donors and save lives. Michigan ranks 42nd nationwide in the percentage of registered drivers who have officially expressed their wish to someday become organ, eye and tissue donors. One reason Michigan is behind: Many residents aren't aware that signing the back of a Michigan driver's license or state ID is no longer the way to sign up. Since 2007, residents add their name to the Michigan Organ Donor Registry. They can do so at www.giftoflifemichigan.org, by calling 800.482.4881 or at a Secretary of State branch.
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