State Designates Charlevoix Hospital Level IV Trauma Facility

August 8, 2019 Munson Healthcare CharlevoixHospital recently was designated a Level IV trauma hospital by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. The designation follows an onsite visit from state surveyors and an extensive application and training process at the hospital. It also reflects...

Dr. Gilbert Saltonstall Brought Modern Medicine to Charlevoix

July 31, 2019 Note: As part of its year-long centennial celebration, Munson Healthcare Charlevoix Hospital offers a glimpse into the people who made it what it is today. This is the third in a series. Dr. Gilbert “Gib” Saltonstall’s legacy in Charlevoix continues today through babies he...

100 Wellness Wishes: Charlevoix Resident Finds Connection, Makes Healthy Changes

July 16, 2019 Michele felt determined to make healthier life choices this spring, but the 66-year-old also recognized she could use a little help to reach her goal.  “It’s not enough to just know you should exercise,” said Michele, who retired in Charlevoix after living and working...

Community Health Needs Assessment: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Top Priorities

July 9, 2019 Providing preventative and accessible mental health and substance abuse services is an essential regional need, according to results of the 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment known as MiThrive. Also identified as a strategic priority for Munson Healthcare: addressing basic needs of living to...

Munson Healthcare CEO Named Chair-Elect of MHA

July 2, 2019 Munson Healthcare President and CEO Ed Ness was elected chair-elect of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association Board of Trustees. His term began July 1. The board directs the greater Lansing-based association’s statewide representation of hospitals and health care providers. Ness...